Robert Wilkinson Bryce

1839–
Essa, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Robert Wilkinson

When Robert Wilkinson Bryce was born in 1839, in Essa, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Bryce, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Wilkinson, was 23. He married Elizabeth Mcknight on 20 February 1862, in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Robert Wilkinson Bryce
1839–
Elizabeth Mcknight
1838–1871
Marriage: 20 February 1862
Margret McKnight Bryce
1863–
John McKnight Bryce
1864–1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 February 1862
Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
children

(2)

    Margret McKnight Bryce

    Female1863–Female

    John McKnight Bryce

    Male1864–1931Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 28

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1871

Age 32

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 44

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from the personal name Brice, Gaelic (Gille) Bhris ‘(servant of) (Saint) Bricius’ ( see Brice ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Bryce, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Robert Brice, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Robt Bryce in entry for Jas Francis Neely and Margt Bryce, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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