Name: William BURNETT
Given Name: William
Birth: 7 Aug 1870 in Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
Death: 15 Feb 1954 in Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
Burial: 1954 Elm View Cemetery, Sheguiandah Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
Change Date: 31 Aug 2013 at 21:53
Ontario Vital Records - Births #001 012 - 1870
BURNETT, William, male, 7 August 1870, Sheguiandah Township. Parents: Moses Burnett and Elizabeth Fichette.
1901 Ontario Census, Algoma, Howland, Household #84
Burnett William male Head married 7 August 1870 30
Burnett Magaret M. female Wife married May 1882 18
1911 Ontario Census, Bidwell, Household #51
Burnett William Male Head Married August 1870 40
Burnett Maraget Female Wife Married May 1882 29
Burnett Alice Female Daughter Single May 1903 9
Burnett Jessie Male Son Single July 1904 6
Burnett Frances Male Son Single July 1906 4
Burnett Wallace Male Son Single March 1909 2
Burnett Olive Female Daughter Single March 1911 1 month
Obituary, uncited (1954)
William Burnett of Little Current, formerly of Sheguiandah, died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Monday, February 15, following a brief illness. He was in his 84th year.
Born in Sheguiandah, August 7, 1870, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mose Burnett. He received his education in Sheguiandah and farmed there. Later he purchased a farm about three miles from the town on the Town Line.
On Christmas Day 1900 he married Margaret Chisholm. The couple settled on the farm and lived there until about 10 years ago when they retired and moved to Little Current.
Mr. and Mrs. Burnett celebrated their golden wedding three years ago.
Besides his wife he is survived by four sons; James, Sheguiandah; Morley, Hilly Grove; Cecil, Manitowaning; Wallace, Little Current; three daughters, Alice, (Mrs. George Wright) Manitowaning; Olive (Mrs. Ruthvyn Stringer) Sheguiandah; Doris (Mrs. Bill Michie) Little Current; two brothers, Norman and Walter, Sheguiandah; five sisters, Martha (Mrs. Luden Stringer), Mandy (Mrs. Isaac Collins), Alice (Mrs. Melvin Garbutt), Mary (Mrs. John Peck), all of Sheguiandah; Lizzie (Mrs. Shell), Massey. He was predeceased by two brothers Jim and Jack; and four sisters, Annie (Mrs. William Ashley), Liza (Mrs. Russell Stringer), Sara (Mrs. Jim Lewis), and Laura (Mrs. Brandow).
Funeral service was held Wednesday afternoon from Sheguiandah United Church. Rev. Stanley Smith officiated.
Interment took place at Sheguiandah cemetery.
Elm View Cemetery, Sheguiandah United Church, Part of Lot 3, Concession 11, Howland Township #38
BURNETT / WILLIAM / 1870 - 1954 / MARGARET / 1882 - 1963 / IN HIS WILL IS OUR PEACE / fs FATHER
Father: Moses BURNETT b: Mar 1839 in Shebbear, Devonshire, England c: 9 Apr 1839
Mother: Elizabeth FRISHETTE b: 29 Aug 1848 in Clear Creek, Houghton Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada
Margaret Maria CHISHOLM b: 21 May 1882
25 Dec 1900
in Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
Ontario Vital Records - Marriages #003 308 - 1900
William BURNETT, 30, Farmer, born Manitoulin and Margaret M. CHISHOLM, 18, born Manitoulin were married 25 December 1900 at Little Current. Parents of Groom: Moses Burnett and Eliz. Fishett. Parents of Bride: Aloz. Chisholm and Emma Burnett. Witnesses: John Burnett and Mary Burnett, Sheguiandah.
- Change Date:
1 Jul 2009
- Alice Jane BURNETT b: 5 May 1902 in Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
- Jesse James BURNETT b: 15 Jul 1904 in Bidwell Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
- Francis William Morley BURNETT b: 14 Jul 1906 in Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
- Wallace Stanley BURNETT b: 17 Mar 1909 in Bidwell Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
- Olive Emma Elizabeth BURNETT b: 16 May 1911 in Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
- Cecil A. BURNETT b: 21 Mar 1913
- Living BURNETT