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Eliza McBurney

  • Born: 1834, , , , Ireland 297,298
  • Marriage: John Charters in Dundas, , Ontario, Canada 179
  • Died: 24 Sep 1916, Whitechurch, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada at age 82 756
  • Buried: 26 Sep 1916, Wingham, Turnberry, Huron, Ontario, Canada 179

bullet   Cause of her death was "stroke of paralysis".179


bullet  Death Notes:

Obituary Eliza McBurney Charters, died Kinloss Township
September 1916

Wingham Advance, 28 Sept. 1916, p. 8, cols. 3 & 6
Eliza McBurney. There passed away at her home in Kinloss township on Sunday, Sept. 24th, Eliza McBurney, relict of the late John Charters, in her 85th year. Deceased was born in County Down, Ireland, and came to Canada sixty three years ago [1853]. She was married to John Charters in Dundas and they journeyed to Kinloss and hewed a home in the bush on the farm on which she died. Mr. Charters died about twenty years ago. Their union was blessed with eleven children, ten of whom survive, viz., John, Samuel, Joseph, William, Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Longman, all of Montana; Mrs. McBurney in Alberta; Mrs. John Campbell of Whitechurch; and Mrs. John Walters of Culross.
Deceased was a devout Christian and a member of Whitechurch Presbyterian church. Rev. Mr. Little of St. Helens conducted the funeral services on Tuesday afternoon. Interment was made in the Wingham cemetery.

p. 8, c. 6. Whitechurch.
An old resident of Kinloss passed away on Sunday evening, Sept. 24th, in the person of Mrs. John Charters. Deceased took a stroke of paralysis several months ago from which she never recovered. Mrs. Charters' maiden name was Eliza McBurney, and she was born in Ireland over eighty years ago. She is survived by ten children: John and Mrs. Jos. McBurney of British Columbia; Samuel, Joseph, William, Mrs. Scott and Mrs. George Longman of Montana; Mrs. John Walters of Culross; Mrs. John Campbell of Whitechurch and Richard at home. The funeral was held on Tuesday to Wingham cemetery.

Signal Star Goderich, 5 Oct. 1916, p. 7, c. 3.
Eliza McBurney, widow of the late John Charters, died at her home in Kinloss township on Sunday, September 24th, in her eighty-fifth year. She was born in Ireland and coming to Canada when a young woman she was married to Mr. Charters at Dundas. She and her husband then became pioneer residents of Kinloss township. Mr. Charters died about twelve years ago.


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Emmigrated, 1853. 179

1871 Census of Canada, 1871, , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 297 Ontario, Bruce Co., Kinloss Twp., page 27, lines 15-20, p. -28, lines 1-6,household 79;
Elizabeth, age 36, with husband John, age 44, and children John, age 15, Samuel, age 14, Ellen, age 12, Elizabeth, age 10, Maryjane, age 8, Margaret, age 7, Salina Ann, age 6, Joseph, age 4, William, age 2, and Richard, age 3 months.

1881 Census of Canada, 1881, , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 298 Ontario, Bruce Co., Kinloss Twp., p.68, lines 19-25, p. 69, lines 1-5, household 293;
Eliza (McBurney), age 47, with husband John, age 56, and children John, age 26, Samuel, age 24, Elizabeth, age 20, Mary Jane, age 19, Margaret, age 18, Salina Ann, age 16, Joseph, age 14, William, age 12, Richard, age 10, and Isabella, age 6.

1891 Census of Canada, 15 May 1891, , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 299 Ontario, Bruce Co., Kinloss Twp., p. 62, lines 24-25, p. 63, lines 1-6, household 263:
Eliza, age 57, with husband John, age 63, and children Samuel, age 32, Mary, age 27, Joseph, age 24, William, age 21, Richard, age 20, and Bella, age 17.


Eliza married John Charters in Dundas, , Ontario, Canada.179 (John Charters was born in Mar 1826 in , , , Ireland and died on 3 Apr 1894 in Whitechurch, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 179.)

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