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Janet "Jennie" Ballantyne

Female 1860 - 1941  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name Janet "Jennie" Ballantyne 
    Born Jan 1860  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Janet "Jennie" Kerr 
    Residence 1883  Flamborough Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-137039 
    Died 10 May 1941  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I137039  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Family James Kerr,   b. 1828, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1908, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1883  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Olive Kerr,   b. Jun 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1947, Wallaceburg, Kent Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F42185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BANNATYNE, ALEXANDER

      Mr. Bannatyne, a blacksmith who did business for a number of years near Puslinch Post Office, and for the last twenty years, has been farming, died at his home, lot 9, concession 14, East Flamborough on Tuesday evening, the 10th May, 1900, aged 75 years. He was a native of Argyleshire, Scotland, who emigrated to this country about the year 1838(7). He was a well known and much respected neighbour. Quiet and reserved in his manner, he won the esteem of all those who had the pleasure of his acquaintance. He was ever regarded as a thoroughly honest and upright man. In politics, he was a staunch Conservative and a great admirer of the late Sir John A. MacDonald. His wife died thirteen years ago. He leaves one son and three daughters: Hector, on the homestead; Mrs. William Smith of Toronto; Mrs. James Kerr of North Dumfries; and Mrs. Charles Tief Jr. of East Flamborough. His body was interred in Crown Cemetery, Morriston.

      -Information from the marriage certificate of Mary Bannatyne: Born c. 1857, she married William Smith on July 31, 1889.

      -Information from the transcription of Crown Cemetery: Children were Hector (1854-1902); Donald Alexander, died June 21, 1862, aged 4years and 10 months; Duncan (1863-1883); Donald Alexander (1866- 1886); and Elizabeth (1869-1926).

      A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 1, Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
      Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark

  • Sources 
    1. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 15 Page 27.

    2. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      [S] In/ memory of/ James KERR/ died/ Mar. 27, 1808/ in his 81st year/ his wife/ Janet/ (?) BANNATYNE/ died/ May 10, 1941/ in her 81st year/ Hurd & Roberts/

    3. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 012444 (1883).
      Name:James Therr Age:50 Birth Year:abt 1833 Birth Place:Scotland Marriage Date:25 Jan 1883 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:James Kerr Mother:Ann Therr Spouse:Jennie Bennantine

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jan 1860 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1883 - Flamborough Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jan 1883 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 May 1941 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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