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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)
Walter Franklin McBurney
(1880-1947)

 

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Euretta Jean Cardis

Walter Franklin McBurney 2,48

  • Born: 28 Jan 1880, Amberley, Huron, Ontario, Canada 2,48,526
  • Marriage: Euretta Jean Cardis on 22 Mar 1916 in Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, USA 2,48,490,525
  • Died: 22 Aug 1947 at age 67 2,48
  • Buried: 1947, Souris, , Manitoba, Canada 24

bullet   Another name for Walter was Watt McBurney.2

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bullet  General Notes:

The following was submitted by Dave McBurney to the publication "Botany District The First 100 Years":

Walter Franklin McBurney, Watt, as he was better known, was born at Amberly, Ontario on January 28, 1880. He was the youngest child of Mr. and Mrs.Arthur McBurney.
Watt came to the Botany District in about 1911, to 6-7-21, (now owned by Cowieson's) to work for his brother-in-law and sister, the late Jerry and Mary Curtain. In 1913, Jerry died, and Walter continued working the farm for his sister Mary, with the help of the late Stanley Jackson.
Later on, Jerry and Mary Curtain's niece, Euretta Jane Pardis, came out from her home in Calumet, Michigan, U.S.A., to visit her Aunt Mary. While there she met Walter and they were married back at her home in Calumet, Michigan, on March 22, 1916. They then returned to the Botany District to work on the Curtain farm and on October 21, 1917, their eldest son, Orville, was born.
In the spring of 1918 they moved to a farm one mile west of the village of Elgin. While there their second son, Charles (Charlie) was born, on November 20, 1918. In the spring of 1920 they moved to the Forbes District. On March 21st of that year their third son, David (Dave), was born. In the spring of 1924 they moved to the Captain Prest farm, over along the river across from the Cliff Levenick farm. In the spring of 1926 they purchased a farm, 28-8-22; the same section the Huntingdon School was on, 11 miles north west of Souris. Walter and Euretta lived there the rest of their lives. Euretta died January 31, 1944, and Walter died August 22, 1947.
Their eldest son, Orville, continued on the farm until 1955. After one season at the Bible School in Eston, Saskatchewan, he worked in Ontario and Saskatchewan. In 1959 he was hired by the government roads, where he was employed until his retirement in October 1982. In August of that year he married the widow Raymonde Radics. Orville and Ray now reside in Hartney, Manitoba.
Charlie spent most of his growing up years with his aunt and uncle at Kincardine, Ontario. He was married to Mary Gillis in Winnipeg in November 1962. Mary passed away June 6, 1974 and he was left with their family of three children, one daughter, Edna, and two sons, Tom and Eddie. They reside in Toronto, Ontario. Charlie worked for years as a Motor Mechanic in Ontario and for a period of time for Murray's Garage in Souris.
He is now in the carpentry trade and resides in the Haliburton area of Ontario.
Dave joined the army in 1941 and upon. returning from overseas in 1945 went back to the family farm. On July 7, 1948 at Grenfell, Saskatchewan, he married Pauline Bonk. They continued on at the farm until May 1953, when they moved to Souris.
Dave and Pauline have three daughters and one son. The eldest, Adella, and her husband, Kevin Lutz, with their son and daughter, Shane and Chrystal, are farming at Mistatim Saskatchewan. Alvin (AI) and his wife Tannis and their two daughters, Jaylene and Jodi, reside in Winnipeg. AI is a manager for Clarke Transport overseeing Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Marlene and her husband Gordon McNabb have one son and two daughters, Ryan, Haley and Sharla. They live in Winnipeg where Gordon is an accountant with Western Motels Linda also resides in Winnipeg. She is not married and is employed in a government office as a secretary, working with computers, etc. 2,48

bullet  Research Notes:

From a published history of Souris, MB.:
" Walter Franklin (Watt) McBurney, born Amberly, Ont. 1880, son of Mr. & Mrs. Arthur McBurney. Watt came to the Botany district(Souris area) in 1911, to 6-7-21 (farm) to work for his brother-in-law and sister, the late Jerry (Jeremiah) and Mary (McBurney) Curtain. In 1913 Jerry died and Walter continued working the farm for his sister Mary.....

Later on Jerry and Mary (McBurney) Curtain's niece, Euretta Jane Cardis, came out from her home in Calumet, Michigan, U.S.A., to visit her aunt Mary. While there she met Walter and they were married back at her home in Calumet, Michigan, on March 22, 1916. They returned to the Botany District to work on the Curtain farm and on October 21, 1917, their eldest son, Orville, was born.

In the spring of 1918 they moved to a farm one mile west of the village of Elgin. While there, their second son Charles was born, on Nov. 20, 1918. In the spring of 1920 they moved to Forbes district. On March 21st of that year their third son David was born. In the spring of 1924 they moved to the Captain Prest farm, over along the river across from the Cliff Levenick farm. In the spring of 1926 they purchased a far, 28-8-22; the same section the Huntington school was on, 11 miles northwest of Souris. Walter and Euretta lived there (farm 28-8-22) for the rest of their lives. Euretta died January 31, 1944, and Walter died August 22, 1947."

Their eldest son, Orville, continued on the farm until 1955. After one season at the Bible School in Eston, Sask., he worked in Ontario and Sask. In 1959 he was hired by the government roads, where he was employed until his retirement in Oct. 1982. In August of that year he married the widow Raymonde Radics. Orville and Ray now reside in Hartney, Manitoba.

Charlie spent most of his growing up years with his aunt and uncle at Kincardine, Ontario. He was married to Mary Gillis in Winnipeg in Nov. 1962. Mary passed away June 6, 1974 and he was left with their family of three children, one daughter Edna, and two sons, Tom and Eddie. They reside in Toronto, Ontario. Charlie worked for years as a Motor Mechanic in Ontario and for a period of time for Murray's Garage in Souris."
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



1881 Census of Canada, 4 Apr 1881, , Huron, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 195 Ontario, Bruce Co., Huron Twp., p. 19, lines 12-20, household 91;
Walter, age 2 months, with father Arthur, age 40, mother Selina, age 37, and siblings John, age 13, Mary, age12, Thomas, age 10, Joseph, age 8, William, age 6, and Alfred, age 4.

Religion: C. Methodist, 4 Apr 1881, , Huron, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 195



1891 Census of Canada, 21 Apr 1891, , Huron, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 196 Ontario, Huron West Co., Ashfield Twp., p. 33, lines 4-10, household 157;
Walter, age 11with father Arthur, age 50, mother Selina, age 49, and siblings Thomas, age 20, Joseph, age 18, William, age 16, and Charles, age 14.



1901 Census of Canada: Twp. 13, Rge. 14, E1/2 Twp. 13, Rge. 15, W1, 1901, , Langford, Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada. 527 Manitoba, MacDonald Dist., Langford Twp., p. 2, line 18, household 11;
Walter, age 20, boarding with the John J. Layng family.



1906 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Sec. 12, Twp. 7, Rge. 22, W1, 25 Jun 1906, Souris, , Manitoba, Canada. 523 Manitoba, Brandon Dist., Souris, p. 1, lines 29-30, household 8;
Walter, age 24, with brother Charles Alfred, age 26.



1911 Census of Canada: Twp. 7, Rge. 21, W1, 1911, , Brandon District, Manitoba, Canada. 522 with brother Charles Alfred

Residence: Moved from Amberley, Ont. to Sec. 6, Twp. 7, Rge. 21, W1 in Botany District, Abt 1911, Souris, , Manitoba, Canada. 48 When he came to Manitoba, he moved to the farm of his sister, Mary and brother-in-law, Jerry Curtain. The farm was later owned by the Cowieson's. In 1913, Jerry died, and Watt continued working the farm for his sister with the assistance of Stanley Jackson.



1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Twp. 7, Rge 21, W1, 1916, Souris, , Manitoba, Canada. 69 P. 8, Lines 23 - 25, Household 85; Walter, age 34, with wife Euretta, age 33, and Lodger Robert Sinclair, age 30.



1921 Census of Canada, 1921, Glenwood Municipality, , Manitoba, Canada. 528 Manitoba, Brandon, Glenwood Mun.; Sec. 15, Twp. 7, Rge. 22, W1; p. 8, lines 11-17, household 75;
Walter, age 40, with wife Euretta, age 38, children Orville, age 3, Charles, age 2, and David, age 1, mother-in-law Elizabeth Cardis, age 65, and lodger Nick Korn, age 16.



Grave Marker, 1947, Souris, , Manitoba, Canada. 511 Inscription:
MCBURNEY
WALTER FRANKLIN
1880 --- 1947
--- EURETTA JANE ---
1879 --- CARDIS --- 1944
SAFE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS


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Walter married Euretta Jean Cardis, daughter of Duncan Cardis and Elizabeth Aikens, on 22 Mar 1916 in Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, USA 2,48,490.,525 (Euretta Jean Cardis was born on 1 Aug 1879 in Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, USA,2,48,410 died on 31 Jan 1944 2,48 and was buried in 1944 in Souris, , Manitoba, Canada 24.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

First Meeting: Etta meets future husband, Watt, at the Jerry And Mary Curtain Farm, Post 1913. 48




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