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"J" 1998 Query

This section of OGSPI includes most of the queries from Ontario Genealogy Society members originally published in the Name Game section of Families during 1998. Contact OGSPI team leader Charles Godwin at ogspi@ogs.on.ca if any entry should be updated or changed.


JACKSON 
JAMES 
JEMISON 
JESS 
JOHNSON  JOHNSTON 
JOLLY 
JONES 
JOSYLIN 

JACKSON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-08 published
HOOTON aka HOOTEN
William in town/o York 1799-1803 got grant/o L11,12 second Con Eastern Meridinal
in Etobicoke twp in 1801 Poss hd 3 dtrs :
Margaret m Isaac MITCHELL and John PEELER,
Mary Ann m Henry JACKSON/o Etobicoke Township,
Sarah m Charles CAMERON/o Peel Township
Any info to A. McKAY 431-299 Roehampton Ave Toronto ON M4P 1S2
email adel@interhop.net

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JAMES namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-08 published
ROADHOUSE- DOWNEY
Joseph ROADHOUSE and wife Margaret DOWNEY hd 11 ch 1831-1853 and 1 adopt 1864
Seek ch m info and died dates Seek Josephs histories he supposedly wrote
Will share info Laurie and Jerry JAMES 678 North West Orem UT 84057
email jamesj@acm.org

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JEMISON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-08 published
BIGGARS aka BIGGERS
Seek prnts/o Elizabeth Ann BIGGARS aka BIGGERS bc1846 ON
married 1866 Hugh KING Her pa listed John Is his ma Elizabeth JEMISON?
I have John L son of William son of James son of James m2 Rebecca GREEN
their s John L born 1814 m Elizabeth JEMISON Need proof if it is.
Mrs Barbara CURTINDALE 25256 Chapelweigh Dr Farmington MI 48336-1529

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JESS namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-11 published
JESS : DAVIDSON :
John JESS born 1836 poss Port Neuf PQ m Jane DAVIDSON born 1841 Canada ON 1862-
St Andrews Ch Portneur PQ Left Port Neur for Port Credit Owen Sound
then to BC Ch : Alexander , Joseph , Ida , John , Margaret ,
Anne , Jane , Ross
Seek info Jane DAVIDSON'S prnts
Susan LOMNESS 4976 1A Ave Delta BC V4M 3P9

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JOHNSON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-02 published
DETLOR
George Valentine born 1819 m Caroline JOHNSON born 1823 children :
Jacob born 1845 Mercy born 1852 Mary Minnie born 1860 and
James Franklin 1856-1932 m1 Emma CARTER born 1867 m2 Maude Sophia VANALSTINE
1875-1960 his children : Ella Bernice born 1898 and Charles 1900-1990 Napanee area
Info to Mrs Jane DETLOR rr1 Parham ON K0H 2K0 Phone and fax 613 375 6240

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JOHNSON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-05 published
KIRVAN
John born 1787 Galway Ire Setld Cavan twp in 1817
Joined by bros Thomas and Edward KIRVAN John m Orvilla CULVER 1824
mvd to Hope twp 12children : Mary/ LEMON, Samuel, Martin, Maria/ ATKINS, Elias,
Olive/LEMON, Sarah/ ATKINS, John, Schuyler, Caroline/ JOHNSON, Williamm,
Helen/BLACKSHAW 1841 mvd St Vincent twp
John died 1862 Orvilla died 1882 Bur Menary cem Balaclava ON
Write Robert KIRVAN 7500 4th Conc Uxbridge ON L9P IRI Fax 905-852-5827
email dkirvan@interhop.net

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PORTEOUS- GREENWOOD
David PORTEOUS born 1816 in Eng and wife Jane GREENWOOD born 1824
Mvd to Maryborough twp Conc 5 Wellington Co c1850 Fam mvd to MB in 1871
Write Bob JOHNSON 7 Kenley Lane Cambridge ON N1S 4Z1

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THOMAS- BROUGHTON
Philip THOMAS/o Markham twp born 1827 in Wales son of ? George and wife Elizabeth
m Elizabeth BROUGHTON born 1833 dau/o ? James and Hannah in Toronto 1854
Fam mvd to Wallace twp Conc 3 Perth Co then to MB in 1871
Info to Bob JOHNSON 7 Kenley Lane Cambridge ON N1S 4Z1

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JOHNSON- CROSBY
Seek info 6CH and desc/o Robert JOHNSON and wife Phoebe CROSBY
& her dtr Hannah E YARROW born 1859 Peterboro m G. COOK,
Lydia JOHNSON born 1865 m1 TOWNSEND m2 H SIMPSON
m3 William PRIESTON m4 J. ANDERSON,
Elijah born 1869,
Elisha born 1872,
Martha born 1874 m M FOLLAND,
Sarah born 1877 m H VERNON,
Margaret born Erinsville ON m1 GOODNUFF m2 PETTEFER
Any info or leads apprec
Linda Prince SMITH 61971 Reg Rd family 24 rr family 1 Fenwick ON L0S 1C0
email icarus@iaw.on.ca

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JOHNSON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-08 published
JOHNSON- WILKINSON
Christopher JOHNSON bc1806 Hull Yorkshire Eng died 1876 Collingwood town
wf Elizabeth WILKINSON bEng died 1893 Osprey twp
In 1852 cens Pickering ON 1861 Osprey twp 1871 Collingwood twp
1891 and 1901 Collingwood town Known children :
William born 1834, Mary A. born 1837, Frances born 1840, John born 1842, Christopher born 1844,
Charles born 1846, Elijah born 1848, Daniel born 1850, Moses born 1853, Frederick bc1859
Need any info fam/desc
Marilyn ALEXANDER 311-313 MacDonald Ave Sault Sainte Marie ON P6B 5Y9
email richmar@soonet.ca

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JOHNSON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-08 published
JOHNSON
Seek prnts anc and sibs for Elizabeth JOHNSON born 1783 and her bro Jacob H JOHNSON
She died 1847 East Gwillimbury York Co
Both EM c1790 from PA USA when and from where to E Gwillimbury?
Elizabeth m John WEDELL poss 1803 where?
Write Doug J. EASTMAN 6223 Rose Place Nanaimo BC V9V 1N3
email deastman@direct.ca

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JOHNSON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-11 published
JOHNSON : WILKINSON : (response)
Marriages for 2 of the JOHNSON children are in the Grey co Mar Reg : (p 42)
Mathew SPOFFORD of Osprey mar 3 Jun 1861 to Frances JOHNSTON 21 of Osprey
b Scarborough, daughter/o Christopher and Elizabeth JOHNSON ,
(p131) Mary A. KERNEHAN of Osprey mar 31 Jan 1866 to John JOHNSON 22 of Osprey,
s/o Christopher and Elizabeth JOHNSON.
Brown's Directory of Toronto City and the Home District 1846-7 shows
Christopher JOHNSTON on concession 4 lot 35, Scarborough Township
Mar Reg of St. James' Cathedral, Toronto :
Christopher JOHNSON, widower of York twp mar 30 Jul 1833 Elizabeth WILKINSON,
spinster of Vaughan.
Perhaps this is the first marriage, just a year earlier,
from the register of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Thornhill :
Christopher JOHNSON mar 24 Jul 1832 Hannah WILKINSON.

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JOHNSON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-11 published
JOHNSON : (response)
The father of Jacob H. JOHNSON and Elizabeth {JOHNSON} WEDDELL was
Isaac JOHNSON of Whitchurch who died 20 Jun 1825
His will is on file in the records of the Home District Surrogate Court and
mentions : wife Margaret , eldest son Jacob , second son Isaac , third son James ,
4th son John and his sons Jabes and David , 5th son Vincent ,
and 4 daughters :
Jenny IKLER, Hannah WOOLEVER, Sarah DAVIS and Elizabeth WEDDEL.
Many of these children remained in the area :
Jacob JOHNSON 1771-1854 was buried in the Newmarket cemetery in 1869,
having been removed from an earlier burial place ,
Isaac JOHNSON 1788-1855 is buried in Dickson's Hill Cemetery, Markham twp ,
James JOHNSON 1790-1847 and Vincent JOHNSON 1795-1875 are also buried there.

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JOHNSTON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-02 published
JOHNSTON
Seek died date and pl/o Robert (Red Robin) JOHNSTON born 1807
m when? to Mary MCQUEEN Was in Prescott Co N. Plantagenet twp in 1881 census
Write Brenda HOLTZ 402-960 Teron Rd Kanata ON K2K 2B6

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JOHNSTON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-08 published
ADAM/ADAMS- JOHNSTON
John Smith ADAM/ADAMS born 1845 PQ married 1870 Petrolia Lambton Co ON Eliza Jane JOHNSTON
b1845 no_religion Brantford died 1929 her pa Robert JOHNSTON
Wish to locate prnts and sibs/o John and wife Eliza
Please write Donna Scott 1054 Finch Drive Sarnia ON N7S 6A8
email djscott@ebtech.net

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JOHNSTON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-08 published
McNEIL :
Neil m Jean LIVINGSTONE arr1820 Ship Commerce
Setld East L6 Con 9 Dalhousie Came with 4CH Janet m SMITH?,
Jean m JOHNSTON?
Christiaan died 1904 m Roderick KENNEDY died 1888 both bur Stoffa Cem,
John m Mary?, Hugh born 1823 Can,
Sarah born 1826 Can died 1864 m Malcolm LAMOND died 1901 Both bur Roys Cem
Any info above fams apprec
Isabelle ANDERSON 77 Marion St Orangeville ON L9W 2T2

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JOHNSTON namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-11 published
BULLER : (response)
Elgin co Marriage Register (vol 1 p 287)
Thomas BULLER, 30 Res of Howard, born England son of Henry BULLER and Elizabeth CHESTER married 28 May 1863 Nancy CAMPBELL, 24, res and born Aldborough, daughter/o Jno CAMPBELL and July McLACHLAN, by Reverend Thomas McCOLL, Covenanted Baptist Church, Dunwich, with William LATIMER of Howard and Bradley JOHNSTON of Aldborough as witnesses.

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JOHNSON : WILKINSON : (response)
Marriages for 2 of the JOHNSON children are in the Grey co Mar Reg : (p 42)
Mathew SPOFFORD of Osprey mar 3 Jun 1861 to Frances JOHNSTON 21 of Osprey
b Scarborough, daughter/o Christopher and Elizabeth JOHNSON ,
(p131) Mary A. KERNEHAN of Osprey mar 31 Jan 1866 to John JOHNSON 22 of Osprey,
s/o Christopher and Elizabeth JOHNSON.
Brown's Directory of Toronto City and the Home District 1846-7 shows
Christopher JOHNSTON on concession 4 lot 35, Scarborough Township
Mar Reg of St. James' Cathedral, Toronto :
Christopher JOHNSON, widower of York twp mar 30 Jul 1833 Elizabeth WILKINSON,
spinster of Vaughan.
Perhaps this is the first marriage, just a year earlier,
from the register of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Thornhill :
Christopher JOHNSON mar 24 Jul 1832 Hannah WILKINSON.

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JOHNSTON q@ca.on.manitoulin 1998
JOHNSTON- TROMICH
Seek descendents of Robert JOHNSTON and wife Sophia TROMICH, children Robert, Elizabeth, Sophia, Mary Ann, Jane, George, Emma, Frank.
Mid to late 1800's Lambton, Huron, Manitoulin, possible connections with Kilarney also.
Mrs Sandra WHEELER rr family 1 Courtright ON N0N-1H0

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JOLLY namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-08 published
BROWN
Rev James BROWN early Meth Minister from OH USA to Niagara Dist
His dau Eliza married 1831 Enos SHRIGLEY/o Pelham Co Fam poss mvd later to Oshawa
Seek info on James and other fam members
Norman JOLLY 678 Allan Avenue Newmarket ON L3Y 8P9

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JONES namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-11 published
JONES :
Seek info our aunt née nm Ivy JONES poss born Pontypoole ON
To Manitoba c1904 with pa Josiah JONES and ma
Sara Jane BRUCE sis Violet died age11 bur Holland MB cem
Bros Thomas , William Russell and Newton Poss Ivy m and returnd to ON
Any info to Faye ROBINS 26 Westdale Place Winnipeg MB R2M 1W9
robins@pangea.ca

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JONES namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-11 published
WELLAR/ WILLARD : SHEPHERD : (response)
Wills are found in the files of the Home Dist Surr Court for Ebenezer WELLER of East Gwillimbury (d 4 Nov 1839) and his wife Tentee (d 13 Feb 1843).
These show ch as sons Seneca, James and Asa, and dtrs Elizabeth wife of Loal HALE, Mary wife of John SMITH,
Sally wife of Joshua TRAVISS.
James seems to have left the area ,
Seneca (1796-1842) is bur at Nobleton
Asa and his wf are bur in the Tenth Line Meth Episcopal Cemetery, con 10 lot 13 West Gwillimbury. According to a publication by the Tecumseth and West Gwillimbury Hist Soc their inscription read : Ann WILLAR who died Feb 21 1838 aged 38 yr , also her husband Asa WILLAR who died Apr 25 1852 aged 52 yr 4 mo. The stones may not still be standing.
Home Dist Mar Reg shows Ebenezer WILLAR mar 3 Apr 1848 Jane SHEPHERD, bth/o W Gwill by Rev F L Osler of Trinity Church Tecumseth with witnesses: : Thomas and Ann SHEPHERD.
File family 116 in the Simcoe co Surr Court has an administration for the Asa WELLER's estate, containing somewhat more than the usual amount of info re an admin.
He died a widower, leaving 7 ch, 3 of age and 4 minors :
Tenty JONES (England),
Ebenezer (W Gwill),
Hannah, wife of John HUDSON (Tecumseh) ,
Solomon 18 (England) ,
Jeremiah 16, Frederick 15, and Caroline 13 (all of Tecumseth).

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JOSYLIN namegame@ca.on.ogs.families 1998-02 published
HUNTER- JOSYLIN
Seek info fams and b/o Ellen c1850 dau/o Mary JOSYLIN and James HUNTER
in Oxford Co ON
Also need fam/o John JOSYLIN age 52 in 1871 cens/o Dereham Oxford Co ON
Leland H. GUEST P. O Box 97 Comins MI USA 48619

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