Richard Atkinson
John McBurney
(1811-1872)
Mary Atkinson
(1817-1896)

John James McBurney
(1860-1939)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Elizabeth Jane Jasper

John James McBurney 2,60

  • Born: 11 Jan 1860, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 2,60
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Jane Jasper on 25 Dec 1889 in Whitewater, Manitoba, Canada 1,2,60
  • Died: 11 Feb 1939, Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada at age 79 2,60,282
  • Buried: Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada 26

bullet   Another name for John was Jim.2

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bullet  General Notes:

John James came to Manitoba, taking up a homestead in the Westhall Dis trict (1-5-22) and later to Argue, Manitoba. In 1904 he bought sectio n 2-6-23 (4 miles south of Hartney). This remained the McBurney hom e until 1966. Joyce and Harriet McBurney came there as newlyweds an d raised their four children there. The farm was named Kinloss afte r the township in which James John was born in Bruce County, Ontario . It has been said by Jim McBurney that the McBurneys were Presbyteri ans from County Antrim, Northern Ireland: also that they emigrated fro m Scotland to Ireland. John James was interested in sports, music, an d carpentry.

Both are buried in Hartney Cemetery.
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bullet  Burial Notes:

Address: Riverside Cemetery
Hartney, Manitoba Canada

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Birth: Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, 11 Jun 1860. 283 1901 Census shows John's birthdate as 11 June 1860.

1861 Census of Canada: James, age 1, with father John, age 48, mother Mary, age 43, and sibli Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, 14 Jan 1861. 78 ngs Hugh, age 22, Ritchie, age 20, John, age 16, William, age 13, Thom as, age 11, Jane, age 10, Marg, age 7, and Ann M., age 4.
Age 1 with father John (48), mother Mary (43) and siblings Hugh (22) , Richard (20), John (16), William (13), Thomas (11), Jane (10), Marga ret (7), and Annie Maria (4).
They were described as living in a one storey log home.

1871 Census of Canada: John James, age 10, with father John, age 60, mother Mary, age 54, an Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, 2 Apr 1871. 220 d siblings Ann Maria, age 14, and Joseph, age 8.
Ontario, Bruce Co., Kinloss Twp., p. 74, lines 15-19, Household 266;
John James, age 10, with father John, age 60, mother Mary, age 54, an d siblings Ann Marie, age 14, and Joseph, age 8.

1881 Census of Canada: John, age 21, with mother Mary, age 63. Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, 4 Apr 1881. 222 Ontario, Bruce Co., Kinloss Twp., p. 21, lines 15-16,household 97;
John James, age 21, with mother Mary, age 63.

Religion: C. Presbyterian, 4 Apr 1881. 222



1891 Census of Canada: James J., age 31, with wife Jane, age 31, and nephew John (son of Ar Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada, 1891. 284 t & Selina McBurney), age 24.
Manitoba, Selkirk Dist., E. Whitewater Municipality, p. 23, lines 12-1 4, family 133;
James J., age 31, with wife Jane, age 31, and nephew John (son of Ar t & Selina McBurney), age 24.
Manitoba, Selkirk Dist., E. Whitewater Municipality, p. 23, lines 12-1 4, family 133;
James J., age 31, with wife Jane, age 31, and nephew John (son of Ar t & Selina McBurney), age 24.



1901 Census of Canada: John J., age 40, with wife Eliza, age 30, and sons Ernest, age 8, Regi Cameron, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, 24 Apr 1901. 283 nald C., age 7, Charles, age 6, and Joyce, age 1.
Brandon, Cameron Municipality, Twp. 6, Rge. 23, W1, p. 11, lines 17-22 , Family 105;
John J., age 40, with wife Eliza, age 30, and sons Ernest, age 8, Regi nald C., age 7, Charles, age 6, and Joyce, age 1.



1906 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): James, age 46, with wife Elizabeth, age 36, and children Earnest, ag Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada, 10 Jul 1906. 285 e 14, Reginald, age 12, Charles, age 11, Joyce, age 6, and Edith, ag e 9 months, with Hired Man, Daniel Bird, age 19.
Manitoba, Souris District, Hartney, Sec. 2, Twp. 6, Rge. 23, W1, p. 25 , lines 32-39, household 194;
James, age 46, with wife Elizabeth, age 36, and children Earnest, ag e 14, Reginald, age 12, Charles, age 11, Joyce, age 6, and Edith, ag e 9 months, with Hired Man, Daniel Bird, age 19.



1911 Census of Canada: John, age 51, with wife Elizabeth Jane, age 41, and children Ernest, a Glenwood, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, 1911. 286 ge 19, Reginald, age 17, Charles, age 16, Joyce, age 11, and Edith, ag e 5, with domestic Jean Mccos, age 22.
Manitoba, Souris, p. 3, lines 11-18, household 24;
John, age 51, with wife Elizabeth Jane, age 41, and children Ernest, a ge 19, Reginald, age 17, Charles, age 16, Joyce, age 11, and Edith, ag e 5, with domestic Jean Mccos, age 22.



1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): John James, age 56, with wife Elizabeth, age 46, and children Ernest Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada, 1916. 287 , age 24, Reginald, age 22, Charles, age 21, Joyce, age 15, Edith, ag e 10, and Russel James, age 3.
Manitoba, Souris District, Hartney Village, p. 8, lines 38-45, househo ld 89;
John James, age 56, with wife Elizabeth, age 46, and children Ernest , age 24, Reginald, age 22, Charles, age 21, Joyce, age 15, Edith, ag e 10, and Russel James, age 3.



1921 Census of Canada: John James, age 61, with children Joyce G., age 21, Edith, age 15, an Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada, 1921. 288 d James R., age 7, with servants James Shephard, age 20, Mona Fracis , age 22, and lodger Francis Fracis, age 3.
Manitoba, Souris District, Sec. 2, Twp. 6, Rge. 23, W1, p. 6, lines 14 -20, household 53;
John James, age 61, with children Joyce G., age 21, Edith, age 15, an d James R., age 7, with servants James Shephard, age 20, Mona Fracis , age 22, and lodger Francis Fracis, age 3.

Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada, 1939. 26



Grave Marker: Riverside Cemetery Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada, Feb 1939.

Residence: Lot 31, Concession 6 Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, 1861. 78

Residence: Sec. 2, Twp. 6, Rge. 23, W1 Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada, 10 Jul 1906. 285


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John married Elizabeth Jane Jasper, daughter of Richard Jasper and Ellen Jane Ashdown, on 25 Dec 1889 in Whitewater, Manitoba, Canada 1,2.,60 (Elizabeth Jane Jasper was born on 20 May 1870 in Brant, Bruce, Ontario, Canada,2,60,139,289 died on 10 Dec 1917 in Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada 2,60,290 and was buried in Hartney, Grassland, Manitoba, Canada 26,291.)




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