Ozias Ansley Pettit

4 April 1878–6 June 1954 (Age 76)
Middleton, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Ozias Ansley

When Ozias Ansley Pettit was born on 4 April 1878, in Middleton, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, his father, Ozias Petit, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Ann Udell, was 25. He married Cynthia Melvera Lilly Lenore Mayo on 4 July 1899, in Columbiaville, Lapeer, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 6 June 1954, in St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 76, and was buried in Delhi, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Ozias Ansley Pettit
Cynthia Melvera Lilly Lenore Mayo
Marriage: 4 July 1899
Vera Leota Pettit
Minnie Mildred Pettit

Spouse and Children

4 July 1899
Columbiaville, Lapeer, Michigan, United States


    Vera Leota Pettit


    Minnie Mildred Pettit


Parents and Siblings

    Ozias Petit





    Alice Petitt


    John Henry Pettit



World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 5

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 8

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 28

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

English (especially southeastern): variant spelling of Petit .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ozias Petit in household of Ozias Petit, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Ozias Pettet, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Ozias Pettit in entry for Vera Leota Pettit, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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