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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.1587

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

Alt. Birth, 6 Sep 1867, , Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada. 1581,1588



1881 Census of Canada, 1881, , Russell, Clarence, Ontario, Canada. 1589 Ontario, Russell Co., Clarence Twp., p. 15, lines 18-25, household 65;
John, age 15, with father Alexander, age 61, mother Mary, age 51, and siblings David, age 25, Martha, age 21, Fanny, age 18, Johiol, age 13, and Lida, age 9.

Moved: from Williamsburg, Ontario, 1889, Millbrook, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 9 Jack Fetterly, his brother, Johile, and sister Lydia, United Empire Loyalists from Pennsylvania, in 1889 left Williamsburg, Ontario, and worked 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, getting out logs, firewood, etc., and pasturing cows there in the summertime. When Millbrook School was built he donated the land.



1891 Census of Canada, 15 May 1891, , Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. 1590 Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Springfield Mun., p. 39, lines 20-24, household 176;
John, age 25, with father Alex, age 71, mother Mary, age 61, and siblings Johile, age 23, and Lida, age 19.

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 Crossing on the S.E. 1/4 of 34-10-8E.



1901 Census of Canada, 3 Apr 1901, , Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. 1581 Manitoba, Selkirk District, Springfield Man., p. 2, lines 35-39, household 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, Stanford, 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 the west end of Mr. Hemming's place, Section 36-10-7E. Among the first trustees were Mr. Hemmings, Bob Galloway, Jr. Mr. Joe Dodd was the carpenter.
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 old place. A new school was .built in 1948, which was burned down in June, 1968. Oak Crossing was built in 1908 on land donated by Jack Fetterly, S.E. 1/4 34-10-8E. The first trustees were Jack Fetterly, Joe Fetterly, W.R. Platford and Secretary-Treasurer F. Laurie. The first teacher was Miss Ager. The first list of pupils was - Mary, Annie, Fred, Cecil and Leslie Platford, Albert Otto, Velma Stanford and Elsie Fetterly.



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, Stanford, age 11, Elsie, age 8, Leonard, age 7, Jackson, age 4, and Roy, age 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 Fetterly bought his tractor, a model "L" Case, with cleats, and drove it out 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, Stanford, age 16, Elsie, age 13, Leonard, age 12, Jackson, age 10, Roy, age 9, Russell, age 4, and Mary, age 1.
Note that in the house next door is John's brother Johile Fetterly, age 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, household 96;
John, age 54, with wife Ada, age 39, and children Stanford, age 21, Elsie, age 18, Leonard, age 17, Jackson, age 14, Roy, age 12, Russell, age 9, Mary Ada, age 6, John, age 4, and Howard Garnet, age 1.

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

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



Residence, 1935, Anola, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 1584

Residence, 1937, Oak Crossing, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 1587

Land: Millbrook - Glass School District: , Springfield, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. 1591 The second school was a frame building on the NW corner of 22-10-6E. 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 Districts)

Jack Fetterly, his brother, Johile, and sister Lydia, United Empire Loyalists from Pennsylvania, in 1889 left Williamsburg, Ontario, and worked their way in harvest time up to Winnipeg, taking all summer. An older brother, Dave, had left sooner so was first to arrive. Jack Fetterly first settled in Millbrook and lived there several years, working in what became Oak Crossing district during the winter, getting out logs, firewood, etc., and pasturing cows there in the summertime. When Millbrook School was built he donated the land. He married Ada Hemmings 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, resides. Mr. Fetterly and family moved back to Millbrook in 1928 where he died on his farm in 1939 at the age of seventy-three years, leaving a family of seven sons and four daughters - Stanford, Leonard, Roy, Russell, Howard, Garnet, Velma, Elsie - Mrs. Kruse, Mary - Mrs. Glen Colbert and Gladys - Mrs. Bill Orr. Mrs. Fetterly married Gilbert Irwin in 1941 and died in December, 1972, at the age of ninety-one.

Family Life, 1974, Millbrook, Springfield, Manitoba, Canada. 1592 John Fetterly's father was a United Empire Loyalist and his mother was 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 second son Leonard lives on NW 28-10-6E. Leonard's son Ronald lives on SW 28-10-6E which was the old Harry Parsons farm. Harry was mail carrier in the early days before Hemmings.

Occupation: Saw Mill operator, 1974, Vivian, Springfield , Manitoba, Canada. 1593 (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 10,12,1581 and died in Dec 1972 in , Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada 1582.)




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