Charles Henry Fairweather

13 May 1887–13 January 1985 (Age 97)
Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Fairweather was born on 13 May 1887, in Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, his father, Henry Fairweather, was 33 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Smith, was 31. He married Edna Faith Ewing Norris on 3 January 1912, in Alma, Mapleton, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wellington, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916. He died on 13 January 1985, in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 97.

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Charles Henry Fairweather
Edna Faith Ewing Norris
Marriage: 3 January 1912
Leola Fairweather
Edith Evelyn Fairweather
Norris James Fairweather
Kenneth Allan Fairweather

Spouse and Children

3 January 1912
Alma, Mapleton, Wellington, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Fairweather


    Mary Elizabeth Smith




World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 19

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 47

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 56

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname for a person with a sunny temperament. Compare Merryweather . There is a legend that a Scottish family of Highland origin assumed this name in punning allusion to Job 37:22, ‘Fair weather cometh out of the north’. At the present time the surname is most frequent in East Anglia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Fairweather, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Charles H Fairweather in household of Henry Fairweather, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Charles Fairweather in entry for Victor Francis and Edith Evelyn Fairweather, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"

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