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

John B. Boomer[1]

Male Cal 1783 - 1856  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name John B. Boomer 
    Born CALC 23 Jun 1783  Onslow, Cochester, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1819  Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1855  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-129745 
    Died 13 Jun 1856  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8
    Buried Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I129745  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Family Sarah Clarissa Crawford,   b. 1798, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1883, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Eliza Jane Boomer,   b. 1821,   d. 7 Mar 1853, Hornby, Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     2. William Richard Boomer,   b. 18 Mar 1823, , Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1896, Hull, Sioux, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Alfred S. Boomer, JP,   b. 22 Jun 1831, Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1904, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. George Crawford Boomer,   b. 22 Oct 1833, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1879, Norwich, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     5. John Edward Boomer,   b. 2 Oct 1839, Acton, Esquesing Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1922, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Angeline Boomer,   b. 1846, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F45739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1819 - Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1855 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jun 1856 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of John Boomer.

    2. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 18 Jun 1856.
      John Boomer died 13 Jun 1856 At his residence near Hawksville, age 72 yrs, after illness of 3 months.

    3. [S1000] News - Christian Guardian - Death Notices from the Christian Guardian 1851-1860, Death Notice of John Boomer - pg 27.

    4. [S120] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Hawkesville Union CC#4529 Waterloo Region Branch, OGS.
      In memory of/ John Boomer/ a native of Nova Scotia/ who died June 13 1856/ aged 72 years/ 11 months/ & 21 days/ 48 years a member of the Wesleyan/ Methodist Church & departed this life/ in the hope of a glorious resurrection/ Let me die the death of the righteous/ And let my last end be like his [Stone found lying on ground in front of 5-1, July 2007]

    5. [S2173] Find A Grave, John B Boomer (1783 - 1856) - Find A Grave Memorial. (2017). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 4 November 2017, from https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=144206504&ref=acom.

    6. [S1737] Probate - Wills of Waterloo Register A 1853-1871, Will of John Boomer - 1856 - A-1-101.

    7. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 4 Page 15.

    8. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 27.