Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John B. Boomer

Male Cal 1783 - 1856  (~ 72 years)


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  1. 1.  John B. Boomer was born CALC 23 Jun 1783, Onslow, Cochester, Nova Scotia, Canada; died 13 Jun 1856, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-129745
    • Residence: 1819, Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario
    • Residence: 1855, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada

    Notes:

    John Boomer was born in Nova Scotia in 1784, and came to Canada with his wife in 1819, settling in Esquesing twp. In 1855, he moved to Wellesley twp., where he died, June 13, 1856; survived by his family.


    Christian Guardian 18 Jun 1856 pg 147

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    A-1-101 John Boomer Probate of the will of John Boomer, late of the Township of Wellesley, granted the 15th July 1856 on the petition of George Taylor, John McKay and William Richard Boomer, the Executors named in said will.

    The last will and testament of John Boomer of the Township of Wellesley -

    First, I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Sarah Boomer the sum of sixty? pounds currency per annum during her natural life to be paid semiannually in advance by my Executors hereafter named and appointed.

    Secondly, I give and bequeath to my Executors in trust all my other property both real and personal with full power and authority to execute deed in fee simple of the landed estates which I have in my lifetime sold or contracted to sell, and which remains at present unsettled. And also all my other real estates, situate and lying and being in the Village of Oakville in the Township of Trafalgar, in the County of Halton - to be by them sold as soon as the majority of my surviving children shall think proper after my decease - proceeds of sale to be divided amongst my children or their heirs - namely, heirs of my deceased daughter Eliza Jane Hall. William Richard Boomer, Isabella Wright, Susan Speight, Alfred Boomer, George Crawford Boomer, and John Edward Boomer. In manner following, that is to say to the children of my deceased daughter Eliza Jane Hall I give and bequeath the sum of ten pounds currency each to be paid to them separately when they come of age. To Isabella Wright I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds currency, and to Susan Speight I give and bequeath the sum of seventy-five pounds currency….To my son John Edward Boomer I give and bequeath the sum of four hundred pounds currency. I give and bequeath to my sons William Richard Boomer, Alfred Boomer and George Crawford Boomer in manner following [based on percentages and formula of ratio of interest upon his or her sums]. I do hereby appoint my friends George Taylor, John McKay and my son William Richard Boomer, all of the Township of Wellesley, Executors of this my last will and testament.

    Witnessed by Alfred Boomer, George Ruler and Robert Edwards
    Will dated 28th May 1856
    Granted 15 July 1856
    Died 13 June 1856
    No Inventory.

    Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber

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    Linwood: The Boomer family is in luck. Mr. Boomer has just been informed that an estate of great value in Nova Scotia has descended to the Boomer family. The estate is said to comprise 1000 acres of land lying adjacent to one of the Principal cities and is therefore now very valuable. Mr. B's grandfather was an Englishman... 3a

    3aElmira Signet 02 Mar. 1893 p. 6, col. 3

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    It is reported that John Boomer born in Onslow, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada, no proof as yet.

    John — Sarah Clarissa Crawford. Sarah was born 1798, , Ireland; died 8 Mar 1883, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Eliza Jane Boomer was born 1821; died 7 Mar 1853, Hornby, Halton Co., Ontario; was buried , Hornby Wesleyan Methodist Cemetery, Halton Hills, Halton Co., Ontario.
    2. William Richard Boomer was born 18 Mar 1823, , Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; died 3 Feb 1896, Hull, Sioux, Iowa, United States; was buried , Hope Cemetery, Hull, Sioux, Iowa, United States.
    3. Alfred S. Boomer, JP was born 22 Jun 1831, Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario; died 27 Jan 1904, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. George Crawford Boomer was born 22 Oct 1833, , Ontario, Canada; was christened 20 Feb 1859, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Jan 1879, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario.
    5. John Edward Boomer was born 2 Oct 1839, Acton, Esquesing Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; was christened 20 Feb 1859, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 12 Dec 1922, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada; was buried 14 Dec 1922, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London, Middlesex Co., Ontario.
    6. Angeline Boomer was born 1846, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

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