William J. Petherick

18 April 1878–November 1969 (Age 91)
Seymour Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William J.

When William J. Petherick was born on 18 April 1878, in Seymour Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Petherick, was 34 and his mother, Rebecca Fry, was 31. He married Minnie Maud Cleugh on 2 September 1902, in Seymour Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Northumberland, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died in November 1969, in Campbellford, Seymour Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

William J. Petherick
Minnie Maud Cleugh
Marriage: 2 September 1902
Morley Edward Petherick
William Aylmer Pethwerick
Gladys Mable Petherick

Spouse and Children

2 September 1902
Seymour Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    William Petherick


    Rebecca Fry




World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 5

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 8

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 28

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Petherick in household of William Petherick, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Wm Petherick in entry for Gladys Mabel Petherick, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • William Petherick in entry for William Alyme Petherick, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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