Robert Jarriott

24 May 1874–30 September 1966 (Age 92)
Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Robert

When Robert Jarriott was born on 24 May 1874, in Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, his father, James Jarriott, was 37 and his mother, Martha Tompkins, was 22. He married Isabella Muxlow in 1898, in Adelaide, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 30 September 1966, in Sarnia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 92, and was buried in Watford, Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Robert Jarriott
Isabella Muxlow
Marriage: 1898
Gladys Leila Alberta Jarriott
Robert Cecil Jarriott
Lily Meryle Jarriott
Albert William James Jarriott
Caroline Grace Jarriott
Dorothy Isabel Jarriott

Spouse and Children

Adelaide, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 9

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 12

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 32

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

Name Meaning

French Canadian variant of the southern French habitational name Gariot, from a derivative of garer ‘to shelter or protect’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Jarrett in household of James Jarrett, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Robert Jarriott in entry for Henry Basil Williamson and Lily Meryle Jarriott, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Robt Jarriott in entry for Caroline Grace Jarriott, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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