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William James HUNTER

Male 1857 - 1944  (87 years)


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  • Name William James HUNTER  [1, 2
    Born 5 Feb 1857  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Oct 1944  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Brampton Cemetery, Chinguacousy Twp., Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Brampton Cemetery
    Chinguacousy Twp, Peel, Ontario
    Canada 
    • Memorial inscription: William James HUNTER / Died Oct 30, 1944 / Aged 87 yrs. / Josephine BUCKLAND / wife of Wm J. HUNTER / Died Mar. 12, 1939, Aged 72 yrs. / ___ Robert Godfrey HUNTER / 60th Battery C.F.A. Killed in Action / Sept 17, 1918. Age 28 years. Buried / in Duisans British Cemetery, France / ____ Harold Gilray HUNTER / 9th Howitzer Battery C.F.A. / Killed in Action Nov 1st 1918 / Age 20 yrs. Buried in East Cambrai / British Cemetery France.
    Notes 
    • William James was the son of Joseph and Margaret HUNTER. Margaret died in Peel, Ontario, on 24 December 1904 at age 80. In the 1861 census, William was 4 years old living with his parents and five siblings in Chinguacousy Twp., Ontario. [5, 6]
    Person ID I5759  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2015 

    Family Josephine Wilson BUCKLAND,   b. 28 Feb 1868, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1939, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1888  Brampton, Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Wm. J. ? HUNTER, age 30, born Chinguacousy?, Bachelor, Farmer, Presbyterian, son of Joseph and Margt. HUNTER; and Josephine BUCKLAND, age 20, residing at Brampton, born ? , Spinster, Church of England, daughter of Saml. P. BUCKLAND and Mary BUCKLAND, married by license on 26 September 1888 in Brampton. Witnesses Geo? CRAWFORD and Lizzie ANDERSON. [7]
    Address 1891  Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address 1901  Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address 1911  Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Robert Godfrey HUNTER,   b. 17 Nov 1889, Brampton, Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1918, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. Douglas Gordan HUNTER,   b. 21 Nov 1891, Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1980, Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Constance Kathleen HUNTER,   b. 7 Aug 1894, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Harold Gilray HUNTER,   b. 24 Mar 1898, Brampton, Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1918, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     5. William George HUNTER,   b. 30 May 1902, Peel County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F1494  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    HUNTER
    HUNTER

    WILLIAM JAMES HUNTER
    Died Oct 30, 1944 Aged 87 yrs
    JOSEPHINE BUCKLAND
    Wife of Wm. J. Hunter
    Died Mar 12, 1939 Aged 72 yrs
    ROBERT GODFREY HUNTER
    60th Battery C.F.A. Killed in Action
    Sept 17, 1918. Age 28 yrs. Buried
    in Duisans British Cemetery, France
    HAROLD GILRAY HUNTER
    9th Howitzer Battery C.F.A.
    Killed in Action Nov 1st 1918
    Age 20 yrs. Buried in East Cambrai
    British Cemetery France

    "

  • Sources 
    1. [S305] Biography: NORSWORTHY, James C. Norsworthy, (15 March 1909, McIntosh, Florida; rec'd from Mike NORSWORTHY, direct descendant of William George NORSWORTHY, July 2005.).

    2. [S28] Website: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org).

    3. [S53] Census of Canada, 1901, (31 March 1901).

    4. [S209] Photograph.

    5. [S77] Civil Death Registration.

    6. [S222] Census of Canada, 1861.

    7. [S109] Civil Marriage Registration.

    8. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

    9. [S308] Census of Canada, 1911, (1 June 1911).


  

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