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John Young Savage Durham

John Young Savage Durham

Male 1841 - 1903  (62 years)

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  • Name John Young Savage Durham 
    Born 1841  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Business 1867  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Elmira Medical Hall - Savage & Garbutt Proprorietors 
    • from: Gazetteer and directory of the County of Waterloo. 1867
    Elmira Medical Hall -  advertisement
    Elmira Medical Hall - advertisement
    from: Gazetteer and directory of the County of Waterloo. 1867
    Name John Savage 
    Occupation Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    druggist 
    Residence 1869  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Druggist 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    W. Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-57447 
    Died 1903  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I57447  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Family Annie Willcocks,   b. 23 Sep 1843, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1915, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Charles Arthur Durham,   b. 7 Sep 1868, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1870  (Age 1 years)
     2. Annie Savage,   b. 26 Sep 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F43269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1841 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Elmira Medical Hall - Savage & Garbutt Proprorietors - 1867 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - druggist - - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1869 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Druggist - 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 MapsDied - 1903 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John Durham, who died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1903, was born in that city in 1841, son of Bishop Jeremiah Durham, of the Methodist Episcopal Church. John Durham re ceived his education in Philadelphia and then learned the drug business, being engaged at that occupation for twelve years at Elmira. County Waterloo, Ont. Subsequently he returned to Philadelphia, where he remained until his death.

      In 1865, John Durham was married to Miss Annie Willcock, born in Toronto in 1843, daughter of Abel Willcock, and to this union there were born two children: Milina, the widow of L.B. Merritt; and Thomas Herbert, of Toronto, who married Elizabeth Miles. Mr. Durham was a Methodist, and to the faith of that church his widow also adheres. He was fraternally connected with the Masonic order and the Orange men, and he was a Conservative in political opinion.

      Commemorative biographical record of the county of York, Ontario : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens and many of the early settled families. J. H. Beers & Co. 1907

  • Sources 
    1. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 20.

    2. [S101] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register - transcript of cards, Kitchener Public Library.
      Chas. (Arthur) Durham b. 07 Sep 1868 Toronto Baptised 21 Jun 1869 Woolwich Child Of I.Y. Durham & Annie Durham Residence: Elmira Volume 2 Page 353 Rev. S. Senily