Tag: Huron Ontario Canada

Knox Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Huron County, Ontario — Johnston

This entry is part 14 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

The members of the my great-grandmother’s family who died in or near Grey Township are also buried at Knox Presbyterian cemetery. John Johnston was a taxable resident of Grey Township by 1866; I do not know the exact date he arrived there. Just two members of John’s family survived and migrated to Michigan, his children, …

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Knox Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Huron County, Ontario — Kaiser

This entry is part 13 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

The Church The cemetery, out my car door, and across the hood. The cemetery is located at Cranbrook, Concession 11, Grey Township. When I arrived at this place in May of 2001, it was truly a spiritual experience. It was satisfying to stand at the graves of both sides of my grandmother’s family. I later …

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Saturday Night Fun – My Paternal Grandmother’s Patrilineal Line, on Sunday Morning

Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings has tossed out the following challenge for his weekly Saturday Night Fun: Provide a list of your paternal grandmother’s patrilineal line. Answer these questions: * What was your father’s mother’s maiden name? * What was your father’s mother’s father’s name? * What is your father’s mother’s father’s patrilineal line? That is, …

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Jane “Jennie” Johnston

Jane Johnston  is a “mystery” woman, information about her is hard to come by.  She was the original owner of a locket in my possession, and my great-grandmother.  Jane’s daughter, Winnie Alice Kaiser, was my Dad’s mother. Jane Johnston was born about 1867, using calculations from early census records and her marriage record.  It is …

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