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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Grieve
Teney Nettie Brodie
Marriage: 12 November 1900

Spouse and Children


    Teney Nettie Brodie


12 November 1900
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Adam Grieve


    Mary Everet Cox







    Agnes Grieve


    Annie Elizabeth Grieve


+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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.