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George Fetterly
(1796-1882)
Eva Fetterley
(1795-1883)
David McMillan
Alexander Fetterley
(1821-1906)
Mary McMillan
(1830-)
John Fetterly
(1865-1939)

 

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Ada Mary Hemmings

John Fetterly 10

  • Born: 6 Sep 1865, Ontario, Canada 1
  • Marriage: Ada Mary Hemmings on 19 Aug 1896 in Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada 1,9
  • Died: 31 Jan 1939, Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada at age 73 1

bullet   Another name for John was Jack Fetterly.1408

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Alt. Birth, Sep 1866, Ontario, Canada. 10,12

1881 Census of Canada, 1881, Russell, Clarence, Ontario, Canada. 1409 Ontario, Russell Co., Clarence Twp., p. 15, lines 18-25, household 65;
John, age 15, with father Alexander, age 61, mother Mary, age 51, an d siblings David, age 25, Martha, age 21, Fanny, age 18, Johiol, age 1 3, and Lida, age 9.

Moved: from Williamsburg, Ontario, 1889, Millbrook, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 9 Jack Fetterly, his brother, Johile, and sister Lydia, United Empire Lo yalists from Pennsylvania, in 1889 left Williamsburg, Ontario, and wor ked their way in harvest time up to Winnipeg, taking all summer.

Residence, 1889, Millbrook, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 9 Jack Fetterly first settled in Millbrook and lived there several years , working in what became Oak Crossing district during the winter, gett ing out logs, firewood, etc., and pasturing cows there in the summerti me. When Millbrook School was built he donated the land.



1891 Census of Canada, 15 May 1891, Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. 1410 Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Springfield Mun., p. 39, lines 20-24, househol d 176;
John, age 25, with father Alex, age 71, mother Mary, age 61, and sibli ngs Johile, age 23, and Lida, age 19.



1901 Census of Canada, 3 Apr 1901, Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. 1402 Manitoba, Selkirk District, Springfield Man., p. 2, lines 35-39, house hold 19;
John, age 33, with wife Ada Mary, age 19, and children Bella R., age 2 , and Stanford, age 11 months.



1906 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Sec. 34, Twp. 10, Rge. 8, E1, 2 Jul 1906, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. 10 Manitoba, Selkirk Dist., p. 14, lines 12-17, household 126;
John, age 40, with wife Ada M, age 24, and children Velma, age 7, Stan ford, age 6, Elsie, age 3, and Leonard, age 2.

School: SE 1/4 Sec. 34, Twp. 10, Rge. 8, 8E, 1908, Oak Crossing, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 11 The first school was the Queen's Valley School, built in 1898, on th e west end of Mr. Hemming's place, Section 36-10-7E. Among the first t rustees were Mr. Hemmings, Bob Galloway, Jr. Mr. Joe Dodd was the carp enter.
Miss Bessie Mackie, age sixteen, from Kildonan, was the first teacher . In 1923, it was moved down to the highway and a mile east of its ol d place. A new school was .built in 1948, which was burned down in Jun e, 1968. Oak Crossing was built in 1908 on land donated by Jack Fetter ly, S.E. 1/4 34-10-8E. The first trustees were Jack Fetterly, Joe Fett erly, W.R. Platford and Secretary-Treasurer F. Laurie. The first teach er was Miss Ager. The first list of pupils was - Mary, Annie, Fred, Ce cil and Leslie Platford, Albert Otto, Velma Stanford and Elsie Fetterl y.



1911 Census of Canada: Sec. 34, Twp. 10, Rge. 8, E1, 9 Jun 1911, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. 12 Manitoba, Selkirk Dist., p. 3, lines 16-23, household 22;
John, age 44, with wife Adia, age 29, and children Velma, age 12, Stan ford, age 11, Elsie, age 8, Leonard, age 7, Jackson, age 4, and Roy, a ge 2.

Purchase, 1914, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 9 In Winnipeg, 1914, Jack Fetterly and Fred Palmer each bought a Model " T", Ford, for $600.00 and Josh Laurie bought a Chevrolet. Jack Fetterl y bought his tractor, a model "L" Case, with cleats, and drove it ou t from Winnipeg.



1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Twp. 10, Rge. 8, E1, 1916, Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. 13 Manitoba, Springfield Mun., p. 8, lines 1-10, household 62;
John, age 49, with wife Ada, age 34, and children Velma, age 17, Stanf ord, age 16, Elsie, age 13, Leonard, age 12, Jackson, age 10, Roy, ag e 9, Russell, age 4, and Mary, age 1.
Note that in the house next door is John's brother Johile Fetterly, ag e 47.

Religion: Presbyterian, 1916, Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. 13



1921 Census of Canada: SW Sec. 32, Twp. 10, Rge. 8, E1, 15 Jun 1921, Queen's Valley, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 14 Manitoba, Springfield Mun., p. 11, lines 42-50, p. 12, lines 1-2, hous ehold 96;
John, age 54, with wife Ada, age 39, and children Stanford, age 21, El sie, age 18, Leonard, age 17, Jackson, age 14, Roy, age 12, Russell, a ge 9, Mary Ada, age 6, John, age 4, and Howard Garnet, age 1.

Occupation: Councillor, Between 1930 and 1931, Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. 11 Jack Fetterly was a councilor for the Municipality of Springfield in 1 930 and 1931.

Land: Millbrook - Glass School District: Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. 1411 The second school was a frame building on the NW corner of 22-10-6E. < b>John Fetterly donated one acre for this school site.

Family History, 1974, Millbrook, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 9 p. 361

(Part of a dissertation on the QUEEN'S VALLEY and OAK CROSSING Distric ts)

Jack Fetterly, his brother, Johile, and sister Lydia, United Empire Lo yalists from Pennsylvania, in 1889 left Williamsburg, Ontario, and wor ked their way in harvest time up to Winnipeg, taking all summer. An ol der brother, Dave, had left sooner so was first to arrive. Jack Fetter ly first settled in Millbrook and lived there several years, working i n what became Oak Crossing district during the winter, getting out log s, firewood, etc., and pasturing cows there in the summertime. When Mi llbrook School was built he donated the land. He married Ada Hemming s on August 19, 1896, and later moved to Oak Crossing on the S.E. 1/ 4 of 34-10-8E., where his second daughter, Elsie, Mrs. A. Kruse, resid es. Mr. Fetterly and family moved back to Millbrook in 1928 where he d ied on his farm in 1939 at the age of seventy-three years, leaving a f amily of seven sons and four daughters - Stanford, Leonard, Roy, Russe ll, Howard, Garnet, Velma, Elsie - Mrs. Kruse, Mary - Mrs. Glen Colber t and Gladys - Mrs. Bill Orr. Mrs. Fetterly married Gilbert Irwin in 1 941 and died in December, 1972, at the age of ninety-one.

Family Life, 1974, Millbrook, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 1412 John Fetterly's father was a United Empire Loyalist and his mother wa s Irish. He married Mr. Hemming's daughter Ida and they lived on NW 22 -10-6E which was the site of the second Millbrook School. John's secon d son Leonard lives on NW 28-10-6E. Leonard's son Ronald lives on SW 2 8-10-6E which was the old Harry Parsons farm. Harry was mail carrier i n the early days before Hemmings.

Alt. Birth, 6 Sep 1867, Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada. 1402,1413

Residence: SE 1/4 Sec. 34, Twp. 10, Rge. 8, 8E, After 1896, Oak Crossing, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 9 He married Ada Hemmings on August 19, 1896, and later moved to Oak Cro ssing on the S.E. 1/4 of 34-10-8E.

Residence, 1928, Millbrook, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 9 Mr. Fetterly and family moved back to Millbrook in 1928 where he die d on his farm in 1939 at the age of seventy-three years.



Residence, 1935, Anola, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 1405

Residence, 1937, Oak Crossing, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 1408

Occupation: Saw Mill operator, 1974, Vivian, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 1414 (Part of a dissertation on the Ostenfeld District)

Saw mills sawed rough lumber for some of the buildings in later years . Jack Fetterly ran a mill near Vivian.


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John married Ada Mary Hemmings on 19 Aug 1896 in Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada 1.,9 (Ada Mary Hemmings was born on 19 Aug 1881 in England 10,12,1402 and died in Dec 1972 in Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada 1403.)




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