James Rexford JOHNSON

James Rexford JOHNSON

Male 1908 - 1991  (83 years)

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  • Name James Rexford JOHNSON 
    Born 15 Jan 1908  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1921  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with spouse & children 
    Died 29 Jul 1991  Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4399  Bennett Johnston Family
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2017 

    Father John B. JOHNSON,   b. 22 Sep 1877, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1973, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Mother Susan BROWN,   b. 10 Sep 1880, Thornby, Pontiac Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1964, Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1900  Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F2902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth MCDONOUGH,   b. 30 Aug 1911, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1986, Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1933  Greenwood, Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. Arthur James Drew JOHNSON,   b. 20 Feb 1942, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 2001, Arnprior, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F2900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Photograph of John B & Susan Brown & family;
L-R: Alexander, Bill, Jessie, Jim, Harold, Irwin, Leta, Delbert
sitting: John B & Susan Johnson
    Photograph of John B & Susan Brown & family; L-R: Alexander, Bill, Jessie, Jim, Harold, Irwin, Leta, Delbert sitting: John B & Susan Johnson
    photo provided by Bernard Desrochers to Fay Bennett
    Johnson, James Rexford & Elizabeth nee McDonough
    Johnson, James Rexford & Elizabeth nee McDonough
    provided by Elizabeth Boire, July 2017
    Johnson siblings:  Jim, Harold, Delbert, Irwin is in the car, Jessie, Bill and his wife Verna
    Johnson siblings: Jim, Harold, Delbert, Irwin is in the car, Jessie, Bill and his wife Verna
    from the collection of Lola (Mrs. Edsel) Johnson
    Johnson, John B & Susan Brown family
L-R:  Irwin, Harold, Leta, John B., Jim, Jessie, Bill, Delbert & Alex
Ft: Mrs. Margaret White & Susan Johnson nee Brown
    Johnson, John B & Susan Brown family L-R: Irwin, Harold, Leta, John B., Jim, Jessie, Bill, Delbert & Alex Ft: Mrs. Margaret White & Susan Johnson nee Brown
    from the collection of Elaine Black

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Johnson, James R. & Elizabeth nee McDonough
    Gravestone-Johnson, James R. & Elizabeth nee McDonough
    Beachburg Union Cemetery
    photographed by Fay Bennett, Oct 2016

  • Notes 
    • From Clarke Johnson
      During the depression he went to Sudbury and strung telephone lines. He had never used climbing spurs before. He told me he offered to work one week free to show he was a good worker. He got the job

  • Sources 
    1. [S665] "Ontario Vital Statistics - Birth Registration", The Ontario Vital Statistics Project, (Transcriptions at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~births/index.htm), regn # 044382 Westmeath Twp (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S931] Descendants of John Johnston & Janet McLaren, Clarke Johnson.

    3. [S903] Newspaper - BMD Pembroke Newspapers, Vol 1 1900-1906, (Compiled by Members of UOVGG, Pembroke, ON 2003).

    4. [S779] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca) (Reliability: 3).
      Name: John Johnston Birth Place: Tp Ross Age: 23 Father Name: Alexdr Johnston Mother Name: Elizath Brown Estimated Birth Year: abt 1877 Spouse Name: Susan Brown Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Birth Place: Litchfield Que Spouse Father Name: William Brown Spouse Mother Name : Margaret Crawford Marriage Date: 5 Sep 1900

    5. [S416] Church Record - Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotland Assembling at Ross and Westmeath, County of Renfrew, 1863 - 1902, Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotlan (Ross and Westmeath Townships, Ontario, Canada) (Reliability: 3).
      at Manse, Beachburg;  by R MacNabb
      Wit: R Thos Brown, Litchfield; Janet McL Johnston

    6. [S651] Church Record - Wesleyan Methodist Marriage Transcriptions - Westmeath Pastoral Charge Wesleyan Methodist Marriages, Renfrew Co., Ontario, Transcribed by Norah H. Cousins-La Rocque, (Pembroke, UOVGG, Mar 1994).

    7. [S665] "Ontario Vital Statistics - Birth Registration", The Ontario Vital Statistics Project, (Transcriptions at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~births/index.htm), regn 017227 (Reliability: 3).
      James Rexford; butcher b. Westmeath Twp; living Beachburg; to Elizabeth McDonough, housekeeper b. & living Westmeath Twp

    8. [S779] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), Regn # 017227 (Reliability: 3).
      at Westmeath Twp