Elizabeth Jessie Joiner

3 April 1887–21 July 1969 (Age 82)
Belhelvie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Jessie

When Elizabeth Jessie Joiner was born on 3 April 1887, in Belhelvie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Joiner, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Jessie Robbie, was 30. She married Arthur Henry Groom on 4 January 1916, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. She died on 21 July 1969, in Huntsville, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 82.

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Daniel Rogers
Elizabeth Jessie Joiner
Marriage: 22 September 1921

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22 September 1921
Woodstock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada

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World Events (8)

1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 3

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Age 21

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 26

The Leith dockers strike was a strike that brought the town of Leith to a standstill after dock workers demanded an increase in pay, better working conditions, and shorter hours. The strike had an effect on the local community by not allowing trade to flow smoothly out of the docks. There totaled around 4,600 people a part of the strikes and riots but it ended near the middle of August with no demands met. since then two more strikes would happen at the same location, once in 1983 and, most recently, in 1989.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wooden furniture, Anglo-Norman French joignour (Old French joigneor, from joinre ‘to join’, ‘to connect’, Latin iungere).

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Jeane Groom, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Elizabeth Jessie Joiner in entry for A H Groom, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Elizabeth Jessie Joiner, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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