George Morris Kew

16 September 1882–3 May 1954 (Age 71)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of George Morris

When George Morris Kew was born on 16 September 1882, in Ontario, Canada, his father, William Henry Kew, was 36 and his mother, Mary Ann Ross, was 30. He died on 3 May 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Kew
1846–1902
Mary Ann Ross
1852–1903
John Thomas Kew
1869–1945
Isaac D Kew
1891–1957
William Henry Kew
1871–1914
William Harry Kew
1871–1956
Mary Jane Kew
1875–
Agnes M. Kew
1877–
Albert Edward Kew
1878–1904
Margaret Mary Kew
1879–1963
Helen Kew
1880–
George Morris Kew
1882–1954
Robert C. Kew
1887–1961

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Kew

    Male1846–1902Male

    Mary Ann Ross

    Female1852–1903Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1869–1945Male

    William Henry Kew

    Male1871–1914Male

    Male1871–1956Male

    Mary Jane Kew

    Female1875–Female

    Agnes M. Kew

    Female1877–Female

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World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 1

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 4

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 24

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a cook, Anglo-Norman French k(i)eu (from Latin coquus).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caieu, a lost place near Boulogne in Northern France.3 English: habitational name from a place in Middlesex, now part of Greater London, probably named with Old English cǣg ‘key’, ‘projection’ + hōh ‘spur of land’.

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

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