George James Sewell

Brief Life History of George James

When George James Sewell was born on 17 November 1866, in Kingsland, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Sewell, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Heath, was 23. He married May Humphrey on 19 March 1891, in York, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in London, Middlesex, England in 1881 and Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

George James Sewell
1866–
May Humphrey
1869–
Marriage: 19 March 1891
Thomas James Sewell
1891–1945
Emily Sewell
1893–
Pearl Ida Irene Sewell
1895–
George Vincent Sewell
1901–1932
Lilian Lydia Sewell
1903–
Susie Sewell
1903–

Sources (22)

  • George Sewell in household of Thomas Sewell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • George Sewell en tant qu’entrée de Lillian Lydia Sewell, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • George Sewell, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

World Events (8)

1867 · Ontario Founded

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.

1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

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

Name Meaning

English:

from the Middle English personal name Siwal(d), Sewal(d), Old English Sigeweald, from sige ‘victory’ + weald ‘rule(r)’, or the corresponding Old Norse Sigvaldr. This name later became thoroughly confused with Sewal(d), from Old English Sǣweald (see Sewall ).

habitational name from one or more places, such as Sewell (Bedfordshire), Seawell (Northamptonshire), Sywell (Northamptonshire), Showell in Steeple Barton (Oxfordshire), Showell in Little Tew (Oxfordshire), or Sowell in Kentisbeare (Devon), all meaning ‘seven springs’ (Old English seofon + wella). Compare Seawell .

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

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