James Benjamin Bickell

7 December 1826–20 November 1891 (Age 64)
Stowford, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James Benjamin

When James Benjamin Bickell was born on 7 December 1826, in Stowford, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Bickell, was 41 and his mother, Charity Grace Yelland, was 28. He married Mary Jane Davey on 20 August 1853, in Bowmanville, Durham, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 20 November 1891, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 64, and was buried in Bowmanville, Durham, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

James Benjamin Bickell
1826–1891
Joanna J. Frances Davey
1839–1900
Marriage: 21 September 1864
John Nicholas Benjamin Bickell
1865–1907
William James Bickell
1867–1925
Mary Jane Bickell
1868–1938
Albert Richard Bickell
1871–1878
Emily May Bickell
1874–1874
George Arthur Wesley Bickell
1876–1935
Sarah Alberta Mary J. Bickell
1878–1957
Edith Muriel Bickell
1881–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 September 1864
Ontario, Canada
children

(8)

    John Nicholas Benjamin Bickell

    Male1865–1907Male

    William James Bickell

    Male1867–1925Male

    Mary Jane Bickell

    Female1868–1938Female

    Albert Richard Bickell

    Male1871–1878Male

    Emily May Bickell

    Female1874–1874Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1830

Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 7

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 28

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

1 English (Devon): unexplained.2 American spelling of Dutch or German Bickel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • J. B. Bickell, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • James Bickle, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"
  • James B. Bickell in entry for William James Bickell, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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