William James CONNELLY

Male 1868 - 1935  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name William James CONNELLY 
    Born Apr 1868  Thorne, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth Abt 1870  Of Cobden, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1911  Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Crawford St., 
    Alt. Burial Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Origin 1911 
    Irish 
    Occupation 1911  [1
    Drover 
    Religion 1911 
    Methodist 
    Alt. Death 1 Jan 1935 
    newspaper article VP Associations of Fairs of ON; CS Jan 8, 1920 
    Died 6 Jan 1935  Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I6716  Bennett Johnston Family
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2018 

    Family 1 Margaret Louisa CORRIGAN,   b. Abt 1872, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1910, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 1897 
    Children 
     1. Lyman CONNELLY,   b. Nov 1900, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1918, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 17 years)
     2. Elizabeth Nina Susan CONNELLY,   b. 8 Dec 1904, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Donald CONNELLY,   b. 21 Mar 1906, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1987, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Baby CONNELLY,   b. 23 Jul 1907, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1907, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Harold Corrigan CONNELLY,   b. 5 Aug 1910, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1963  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F2552  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Annie Laura PRENDERGAST,   b. 1880, Clarendon Twp., Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1967, Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1911  Shawville, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Margaret Annie CONNELLY,   b. 5 Jun 1913, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1913  (Age 0 years)
     2. Betty Laurier CONNELLY,   b. 1 Mar 1921, , Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F4160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    CHx-Grace United Church-Laying of the Cornerstone, 1905
    CHx-Grace United Church-Laying of the Cornerstone, 1905
    Newspaper clipping located in "A Trip Down Memory Lane" scrapbooks held by Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Society, Pembroke.
    Connelly, W. J. for reeve
    Connelly, W. J. for reeve
    The Cobden Sun, Dec 3, 1931 p. 4
    CHx-Connelly for Reeve
    CHx-Connelly for Reeve
    The Cobden Sun, Dec 10, 1931 p. 1
    CHx-Connelly, W. J. is Agricultural Society president
    CHx-Connelly, W. J. is Agricultural Society president
    Newspaper articles from The Cobden Sun, January 31, 1929

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Connelly, w. J. & Margaret Louise nee Corrigan
    Gravestone-Connelly, w. J. & Margaret Louise nee Corrigan
    Block 3 - Methodist
    Cobden Union Cemetery
    photographed by Fay Bennett, Sept 2016

  • Sources 
    1. [S633] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Ross Twp., - 1911, Library and Archives of Canada, Archivia Net On-Line Research Tool ,, (Database, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/1911/index-e.html).

    2. [S219] Church Record - Burial - Grace United Church Cobden, Renfrew Co., Ontario.

    3. [S52] Newspaper - The Cobden Sun, (Weekly Publication), Jan 10 1935 p. 1 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S387] Marriages Protestant De L'Outaouais Quebecois - Methodist, Blondin, Ernest Compiler, (1986).