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John McBurney
(1811-1872)
Mary Atkinson
(1817-1896)
James Maurice Switzer
(1813-1880)
Martha Rebekah Simpson
(1817-1899)
James Arthur McBurney
(1840-1901)
Selina Angela Switzer
(1844-1931)

Mary Atkinson McBurney
(1869-1952)

 

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Jeremiah Curtain

Mary Atkinson McBurney 2,51

  • Born: 3 Jan 1869, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 2,51
  • Marriage: Jeremiah Curtain on 23 Jan 1889 in Ashfield, Huron, Ontario, Canada 2,51,469
  • Died: 14 Feb 1952 at age 83 2,51
  • Buried: Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada
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bullet  Research Notes:

When young, Mary's family moved to Ashfield Township where she receive d her early education. She had poor health for several years.

One year after they were married, they moved to Souris, Manitoba. The y stayed until 1921, returning to Ontario. They had no children.

Mary is buried with her parents in Kincardine Cemetery.

Quotation from the little Souris History book:

"Jerry Curtain and his wife, the former Mary McBurney were marrie d in Ontario and came west to Souris. Mary was the only sister of Alf , Watt, and Joe McBurney. In 1903 Jerry bought the S 1/2 of 12-7-22 w here Les Morden's now live. Jerry died in 1913 and his brother-in-la w Watt (Walter) continued to do the farming until 1917, working for Ma ry. Mary returned to Ontario and died in the 1950's (in Kincardine) . The Curtains had no children."

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1871 Census of Canada: Mary, age 2, with father Arthur, age 28, mother Selina, age 25, and si, 2 Apr 1871. 214 blings John James, age 3, and Thomas Arthur, age 3 months.
Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada
Ontario, Bruce Co., Kinloss Twp., p. 76, lines 11-15, dwelling 268;
Mary, age 2, with father Arthur, age 28, mother Selina, age 25, and si blings John James, age 3, and Thomas Arthur, age 3 months.

1881 Census of Canada: Mary, age 12, with father Arthur, age 40, mother Selina, age 37, and s, 4 Apr 1881. 215 iblings John J., age 13, Thomas A., age 10, Joseph, age 8, William, ag e 6, Alfred, age 4, and Walter, age 1.
Huron, Bruce, Ontario, Canada
Ontario, Bruce Co., Huron Twp., p. 19, lines 12-20, household 91;
Mary, age12, with father Arthur, age 40, mother Selina, age 37, and si blings John, age 13, Thomas, age 10, Joseph, age 8, William, age 6, Al fred, age 4, and Walter, age 2 months.

Religion: C. Methodist, 4 Apr 1881. 215 Huron, Bruce, Ontario, Canada

Residence, 23 Jan 1889. Ashfield, Huron, Ontario, Canada

1901 Census of Canada: Mary, age 32, with husband Jeremiah, age 35, and William McBurney, ag, 31 Mar 1901. 470 e 24.
Souris, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, Brandon District, Glenwood Municipality, Twp. 7, Rge. 21, W1 , p. 7, lines 12-15, household 65;
Mary, age 32, with husband Jeremiah, age 35, and brother William, ag e 24.

1906 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Mary, age 37, with husband Jeremiah, age 41, and servants Graham Nethe, 9 Jul 1906. 471 , age 17, and Clarence Rogers, age 20.
Souris, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, Brandon District,Souris Sub-District, Sec. 6, Twp. 7, Rge. 2 1, W1, p. 7, lines 2-5, household 45;
Mary, age 37, with husband Jeremiah, age 41, and servants Graham Nethe , age 17, and Clarence Rogers, age 20.

1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Mary, age 46, with brother Alfred, age 39 and lodger Frank Clark, ag, 1916. 472 e 27.
Souris, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, Brandon District, Glenwood Municipality, Twp. 7, Rge. 22, W1 , p. 12, Lines 41 - 43, Household 134;
Mary, age 46, with brother Alfred, age 39 and lodger Frank Clark, ag e 27.



1891 Census of Canada: Mary, age 22, with husband Jeremiah, age 26, 20 Apr 1891. 179 Huron, Bruce, Ontario, Canada



1921 Census of Canada: Mary Curtain, age 52, with mother Selina, age 77, brother Thomas, ag, 1921. 23 e 50, and lodgers and Charles McBurney, age 2.
Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada


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Mary married Jeremiah Curtain, son of John Curtain and Ruth Bell, on 23 Jan 1889 in Ashfield, Huron, Ontario, Canada 2,51.,469 (Jeremiah Curtain was born on 17 Jun 1865 in Ontario, Canada,383 died on 9 Apr 1913 in Glenwood, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada 62,473 and was buried in Glenwood, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada 473.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

witnessed by John J. McBurney, Ashfield, Ruth Ellen Curtain, Ripley, 2 3 Jan. 1889, Ashfield, Meth., Meth., Rev. John Webster, by lic., Ashfi eld, Huron



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