James Timbers

1879–Male
Halton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of James

When James Timbers was born in 1879, in Halton, Ontario, Canada, his father, Henry Timbers, was 35 and his mother, Lydia Ann Ferrier, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Henry Timbers
1844–
Lydia Ann Ferrier
1847–
Joseph Henry Timbers
1865–
James Timbers
1869–1942
Richard Timbers
1871–1927
Eliza Jane Timbers
1875–
James Timbers
1879–
Henry Timbers
1881–
Hannah C Timbers
1882–1956
Henry George Timbers
1882–
Richard Timbers
1882–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1844–Male

    Lydia Ann Ferrier

    Female1847–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 4

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 7

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1982

Age 103

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • James Timbers in household of Henry Timbers, "Canada Census, 1871"

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