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  • ID: I12000
  • Name: William BURNETT
  • Given Name: William
  • Surname: BURNETT
  • Sex: M
  • 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
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  • Change Date: 31 Aug 2013 at 21:53
  • Note:
    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
    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

    Marriage 1 Margaret Maria CHISHOLM b: 21 May 1882
    • Married: 25 Dec 1900 in Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    • Note:
      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
    Children
    1. Has Children Alice Jane BURNETT b: 5 May 1902 in Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    2. Has No Children Jesse James BURNETT b: 15 Jul 1904 in Bidwell Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    3. Has Children Francis William Morley BURNETT b: 14 Jul 1906 in Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    4. Has Children Wallace Stanley BURNETT b: 17 Mar 1909 in Bidwell Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    5. Has Children Olive Emma Elizabeth BURNETT b: 16 May 1911 in Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    6. Has Children Cecil A. BURNETT b: 21 Mar 1913
    7. Has Children Living BURNETT
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