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John Greenwood
(Abt 1793-1856)
Isabella Wray
(1796-1881)
William Greenwood
(1825-1912)
Isabella Anderson
(Abt 1823-1895)

Alexander Greenwood
(1856-1932)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Emily J. Cunningham

Alexander Greenwood

  • Born: 11 Nov 1856, Maryborough Township, Wellington, Canada West 2
  • Christened: 24 May 1857, Maryborough Township, Wellington, Canada West 2
  • Marriage (1): Emily J. Cunningham on 17 Jun 1885 in Wellesley Township, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada 1
  • Died: 11 Dec 1932, Listowel, Perth, Ontario, Canada at age 76 3 4 5

bullet   Cause of his death was Influenza.3 4

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Census: 1861 Canadian: Maryborough Township, Wellington, Canada West. 6

Census: 1871 Canadian: Maryborough Township, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. 7

Census: 1881 Canadian: Maryborough Township, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. 8

Census: 1901 Canadian: Wallace, Perth, Ontario, Canada. 9

Census: 1921 Canadian: Listowel, Perth, Ontario, Canada. 10

Obituary: Listowel Banner, 11 Dec 1932, Listowel, Perth, Ontario, Canada. 11

RESPECTED CITIZEN
DIED ON SUNDAY

Alexander Greenwood Lived
in Listowel and District
All His Life

FUNERAL WEDNESDAY

An old and respected resident of
Listowel passed away early Sunday
morning, December 11, at his resi-
dence on York street, in the person
of Mr. Alexander Greenwood, in his
seventy-seventh year. Although in
ailing health for several years, he
was able to be about his home most
of the time. He took a severe heart
attack during the night and passed
away about five o'clock.
Deceased was born in Maryboro'
township, November 11, 1856, his
parents being William and Isabella
Greenwood, pioneers settlers in Mary-
boro'. On June 17, 1885, he was mar-
ried to Emily Cunningham, who sur-
vives him. After their marriage they
came to Wallace township, farming
for twenty years, and then retired to
Listowel, where they have since re-
sided.
Mr. Greenwood was an ardent lov-
er of horses, and was well known
throughout the township of Wallace.
He was an arherent of the Presbyter-
ian church, and the funeral on Wed-
nesday, December 14, was in charge
of Rev. A. Gordon MacPherson. In-
terment was made in Fairview ceme-
tery, and the pallbearers were Messrs.
Henry Nuhn, Jacob Filsinger, C.
Hacking, Henry Ott, Alex Welsh and
H. Ellis.
Those attending the funeral from
a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Nel-
son Cunningham, Mr. and Mrs. Nel-
son Snider of Kitchener; Mr. and
Mrs. Manuel Shantz of Bridgeport;
Mr. James Filleland of Arkona; Mr.
and Mrs. R. Ballard, Mrs. Farr, Mrs.
Wynn, Mrs. Bulmer of Elmire; Mrs.
Fenton of Hawkesville; Mrs. Ruler
of Fergus; Mr. Chas. Terry and Bert
of Toronto; Mrs. John Munn of Har-
riston; Roy and Orton Greenwood,
Mrs. Charters, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon
Mutter of Cotswold' Mrs. Alder of
Palmerstown; Mrs. R. Greenwood of
Moorefield and Mr. and Mrs. Thos.
Haydon of Howick.


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Alexander married Emily J. Cunningham on 17 Jun 1885 in Wellesley Township, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.1 (Emily J. Cunningham was born on 3 Oct 1865 in Wallace, Perth, Ontario, Canada 9 12.)


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Sources


1 <i>Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924</i> (Ancestry.com and Genealogical Research Library (Brampton, Ontario, Canada). Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.),

Name: Alex Greenwood
Birth Place: Maryborough
Age: 28
Father Name: William Greenwood
Mother Name: Isabella Anderson
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1857
Spouse Name: Emily J Cunningham
Spouse's Age: 20
Spouse Birth Place: Wallace
Spouse Father Name: Thomas Cunningham
Spouse Mother Name : Elizabeth Ballard
Marriage Date: 17 Jun 1885
Marriage Place: Waterloo
Marriage County: Waterloo
.

2 "Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Registers 1825-1910," database, Wayne Bower, <i>Bower-McBurney Genealogy</i>(http://bowergenealogy.ca/resources/methodist/index.html);

Surname: Greenwood
Given-name: Alexander
Father: William
Mother: Isabella
Residence: Maryboro
Birthplace: Maryboro
Birthdate: 1856-11-11
Bapt-date: 1857-05-24
Bapt-place: Maryboro
Minister: Reid, Rev. H.
County/Province: Wellington, ON
Area: Maryborough Twp.
Vol: 2
Page: 792

3 <i>Death Certificate</i>, Providence of Ontario Certificae Number 027956.

4 "Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946," database, <i>Ancestry.com</i>(http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 25 Jan 2019);

Name: Alexander Greenwood
Gender: Male
Age: 77
Birth Date: abt 1855
Birth Place: Mary Borough
Death Date: 11 Dec 1932
Death Place: Perth, Ontario, Canada
Cause of Death: Influenza

5 "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, <i>FamilySearch</i>(https://familysearch.org/ : accessed 27 Jan 2019);

Name: Alexander Greenwood
Name Note:
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 11 Dec 1932
Event Place: Listowel, North Perth, Perth, Ontario, Canada
Event Place:
Residence Place:
Gender: Male
Age: 77
Marital Status: Married
Ethnicity: English
Race: English
Occupation:
Birth Date: 11 Nov 1855
Birth Year (Estimated):
Birthplace: Maryborough Twp
Death Age: 77 years 1 month
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Cemetery:
Father's Name: William Greenwood
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Isabelle Anderson
Mother's Birthplace:
Spouse's Name:
Record Number:
Reference ID: 27956
GS Film Number: 2378660
Digital Folder Number: 4023106
Image Number: 01034

6 <i>1861 Census of Canada</i> (Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1861 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009.).

7 <i>1871 Census of Canada</i> (Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1871 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009.).

8 <i>1881 Census of Canada</i> (Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1881 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009.).

9 <i>1901 Census of Canada</i> (Ancestry.com. 1901 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.).

10 "1921 Census of Canada," database, <i>Ancestry.com</i>(http://www.ancestry.com/).

11 <i>(Listowel)</i><i>Listowel Banner</i>, 11 Dec 1932, p. 1, col. 6.

12 <i>Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924</i> (Ancestry.com and Genealogical Research Library (Brampton, Ontario, Canada). Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.),

Name: Emily J Cunningham
Birth Place: Wallace
Age: 20
Father Name: Thomas Cunningham
Mother Name: Elizabeth Ballard
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865
Spouse Name: Alex Greenwood
Spouse's Age: 28
Spouse Birth Place: Maryborough
Spouse Father Name: William Greenwood
Spouse Mother Name : Isabella Anderson
Marriage Date: 17 Jun 1885
Marriage Place: Waterloo
Marriage County: Waterloo
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