John Grieve

9 July 1877–26 June 1948 (Age 71)
Everton, Guelph Eramosa, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of John

When John Grieve was born on 9 July 1877, in Everton, Guelph Eramosa, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, his father, Adam Grieve, was 34 and his mother, Mary Everet Cox, was 19. He married Teney Nettie Brodie on 12 November 1900, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. He died on 26 June 1948, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

John Grieve
1877–1948
Teney Nettie Brodie
1879–
Marriage: 12 November 1900

Spouse and Children

    Male1877–1948Male

    Teney Nettie Brodie

    Female1879–Female

MARRIAGE
12 November 1900
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Adam Grieve

    Male1842–1928Male

    Mary Everet Cox

    Female1857–1930Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1877–1948Male

    Male1878–1947Male

    Male1880–1952Male

    Agnes Grieve

    Female1883–Female

    Annie Elizabeth Grieve

    Female1886–1960Female

+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 6

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 9

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 29

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: occupational name for a steward or estate manager, Middle English greve, Old English græfa. Compare Reeve and Sheriff . This word was originally distinct from Grave 1, but some confusion has occurred as a result of the close similarity in both form and meaning.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • John Grieve, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • John Grieves, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"

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