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Christina M. McAllister

Female 1840 - 1929  (88 years)


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  • Name Christina M. McAllister 
    Born 18 May 1840  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/209878701 
    Name Christina M. Heritage 
    Residence 1864  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-220668 
    Died 26 Mar 1929  Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I220668  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father John McAllister,   b. 1799, of, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1843, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Christina Ramsay,   b. 1812, , Argyleshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1904, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1832  Campbelltown, , Nairn, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F60093  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Captain George Thomas Heritage,   b. 26 Sep 1834, , Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1900, Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Susan B. Heritage,   b. 25 Oct 1867, , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1950, Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. George Heritage,   b. 1873, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1938, Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Christina R. Heritage,   b. 1 Mar 1879, Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1964, High Springs, Alachua, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F60092  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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  • Notes 
    • HERITAGE, CHRISTINA (Nee McAllister)

      On Tuesday, March 26, 1929 at 8 a. m., at her home in Bloomington, llinois, in her 89th year. Relict of Captain George Heritage. Mrs. Heritage was a native of this district, having been born in Puslinch Township and residing in that section until her marriage. Despite her very advanced age, Mrs. Heritage enjoyed excellent health all her life, retained all her faculties and every summer returned to this district to visit with relatives and friends. She was a staunch Presbyterian and proudly boasted that she had never missed a Sunday School service in her life, attending every Sunday until illness, a month or so ago, confined her to her home. She leaves four children, John of Victoria, BC; George, Christina and Mrs. Catterlin of Bloomington. Funeral on Friday at 3, from the residence of A. McLellan, 186(?) Wellington St. in Galt to Hespeler Cemetery.

      - Information from the Galt Reporter. Their daughter, Christina Heritage, of High Springs, FL, died on Wednesday morning, July 22, 1964, in her 86th year. Funeral service at the Stager-Nelson Funeral Home in Hespeler on Fri., July 24 at 3: 30. Interment Hespeler Cemetery. She had resided in Florida for many years and previously in Bloomington, Illinois, where she was born. Miss Heritage was a high school teacher, a member of the American Teachers' Association and of the Presbyterian Church. The last member of her family, survived by a niece, Mrs. Elsie Dolan of High Springs, FL, besides relatives in the Crieff area. Predeceased by brothers, John of Victoria, BC; George of Bloomington; and Mrs. Susan Catterlin.

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

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      Pioneer Dies

      Mrs. G. T. Heritage, 89, Resident of City for 65 Years, Dies

      Mrs. George T. Heritage, 89, died at 8 a. m. Tuesday at her home, 512 East Mulberry street, from a general breakdown in health. Mrs Heritage was born May 18, 1840 at Green Hill farm near Hespeler, Ontario, where she lived until her marriage, Feb 22, 1854, to Capt George T. Heritage of the Thirty- ninth infantry, Company B. Illinois Volunteers Inmediately after the wedding Mr. and Mrs. Heritage came to Bloomington to live.

      Mrs. Heritage was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs John McAlister, Scotch pioneers who settled in Ontario in 1828.

      Surviving are four children, Mrs. Susan Catterlin, George T. and Christina R at home and a son, John of Victoria. B. C. who is the chief engineer of the S. S. Princess Marguerite between Seattle and Detroit. One sister, Mrs. William Maude, lives at Fergus, Ont. There are also four grandchildren, Mrs. Ned Dolan, Bloomington: Mrs. Olive and Marion Heritage, Victoria and George Wilfred, Port Alice, B. C.

      Mrs. Heritage was the oldest member of the First Presbyterian church of Bloomington, having been affiliated there for 65 years. She was also a member of the Relief Corps and the W. C. T. U.

      Burial will be in Galt, Ont, where Mr. Heritage be buried. Plans for services in Bloomington are not yet completed

      The Pantagraph Bloomington, Illinois Tuesday, March 26, 1929

  • Sources 
    1. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/209878701/christina-heritage.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Name: Geo Thos Heritage
      Age: 29
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1835
      Birthplace: England
      Res: Puslinch
      Father's Name: Thos Heritage
      Mother's Name: Susann Cross
      Spouse's Name: Christine Mcalister
      Spouse's Age: 23
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1841
      Spouse's Birthplace: Canada West
      Res: Puslinch
      Spouse's Father's Name: John Mcalister
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Christian Ramsey
      Marriage Date: 23 Feb 1864
      Marriage Place: Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 May 1840 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1864 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Feb 1864 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Mar 1929 - Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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