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

John Burnett

Male 1808 - 1891  (83 years)


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  • Name John Burnett 
    Born 30 Jun 1808  Old Flinder, Kennethmont, , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Free Church 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farm Labourer 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    W. Methodist 
    House of Industry and Refuge 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-112527 
    Died 22 Jul 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Cause: old age 
    Buried Winterbourne Presbyterian Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I112527  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father Francis Burnett,   b. 1754, Of, Old Flinder, Kennethmont, , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elspeth Wilkie,   b. Abt 1776, Of, Kennethmont, Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F19469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 ?,   b. Abt 1809,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F232222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann Jesseman,   b. 3 Jan 1809, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1872  (Age 63 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Burnett,   b. 1840, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jessie Ann Burnett,   b. 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margaret Burnett,   b. 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John Burnett,   b. 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F13823  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Jun 1808 - Old Flinder, Kennethmont, , Aberdeen, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Church - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Labourer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - W. Methodist - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 22 Jul 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Winterbourne Presbyterian Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 1 Pg 3.
      John BURNETT Farmer born Scotland F. Presbyterian 43
      Ann BURNETT born Scotland F. Presbyterian 38
      Elisabeth HENDERSON born Scotland F. Presbyterian 12
      Adam HENDERSON born Scotland F. Presbyterian 8
      Jessie BURNETT born Canada F. Presbyterian 2

    2. [S417] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Winterbourne Presbyterian CC#4597 Internet Link.
      In Memory Of / John Burnett / Died July 22, 1891 / Aged 83 Yr's. 22 D's. / Annie Jesseman / Wife Of The Above / Died Jan. 3, 1872 / Aged 63 Yrs. 11 Hr's.

    3. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 41.

    4. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 1 Page 4.

    5. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 9 No. 274 Reg. Number in Admittance Record Book: 1264.
      John Burnett Died: 22 Jul 1891 84 Cause: old age Claimed by son-in-law - at Winterbourne

    6. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 1 Pg 3.