Robert Henry Carbert

16 December 1876–25 October 1954 (Age 77)
Walkerton, Brockton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry Carbert was born on 16 December 1876, in Walkerton, Brockton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Carbert, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Campbell, was 20. He married Ida Eliza Merriam on 3 June 1908, in Chatsworth, Grey, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Holland, Grey, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and Grey, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 25 October 1954, in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 77, and was buried in Elmira, Woolwich, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Robert Henry Carbert
Ida Eliza Merriam
Marriage: 3 June 1908
Dr. Austin Campbell Carbert
Muriel Ida Rolina Merriam Carbert

Spouse and Children

3 June 1908
Chatsworth, Grey, Ontario, Canada


    Dr. Austin Campbell Carbert


    Muriel Ida Rolina Merriam Carbert


Parents and Siblings

    William Carbert


    Elizabeth Campbell




+7 More Children

World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 7

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 10

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 30

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Albert , probably due to misdivision of a personal name such as Rick Albert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert H Carbert in household of William Carbert, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Robert Henry Carbert in entry for Muriel Ida Robena Merriam Carbert, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Robert Henry Carbert in entry for Austin Campbell Carbert, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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