Bernard Bennett

July 1869–1953 (Age 83)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Bernard

When Bernard Bennett was born in July 1869, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Peter Bennett, was 34 and his mother, Mary McGinnis, was 29. He lived in Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died in 1953, at the age of 84, and was buried in Stanleyville, Bathurst Burgess Sherbrooke, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Peter Bennett
Mary McGinnis
Sarah Bennett
Mary Bennett
Patrick Bennett
John Bennett
Peter Bennett
Margaret Bennett
Bernard Bennett
Bridget Bennett
Michael Edward Bennett
Francis Bennett
Arthur Bennett
Ann Bennett

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World Events (5)


Age 2

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 14

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.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 37

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

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Benedict (Latin Benedictus meaning ‘blessed’). In the 12th century the Latin form of the name is found in England alongside versions derived from the Old French form Beneit, Benoit, which was common among the Normans. See also Benedict .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Bernard Bennett in household of Peter Bennett, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Barney Bennett in household of Pater Bennett, "Canada Census, 1911"

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