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
1878–1954
Cynthia Melvera Lilly Lenore Mayo
1883–1950
Marriage: 4 July 1899
Vera Leota Pettit
1903–1990
Minnie Mildred Pettit
1907–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 July 1899
Columbiaville, Lapeer, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

    Vera Leota Pettit

    Female1903–1990Female

    Minnie Mildred Pettit

    Female1907–1968Female

Parents and Siblings

    Ozias Petit

    Male1851–1921Male

    Female1853–1878Female

siblings

(3)

    Alice Petitt

    Female1873–Female

    John Henry Pettit

    Male1876–1942Male

    Male1878–1954Male

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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