John Wallace Wilkinson1
#14491, (1879 - )
|Father||James Wilkinson1 (c 1834 - bt 1891 - 1901)|
|Mother||Elizabeth Fidlar1 (c 1848 - 1908)|
|Charts||Descendants of Magnus Fidlar & Janet Irvine|
Child of John Wallace Wilkinson and Mary Agnes Eberhardt
|Birth||John Wallace Wilkinson was born on 5 May 1879 in Marmora, Hastings County, Ontario.|
Details from the register: son of James Wilkinson & Elizabeth Fidlar, informant James Wilkinson, Shoemaker of Marmora, registered 17 May 1879.1
|(with Parents) 1881 Census||John W Wilkinson appeared on the 1881 Census of Marmora Township, Hastings County, Ontario with his parents. He was one year old and born in Ontario.2|
|(with Parents) 1891 Census||John appeared on the 1891 Census of Marmora & Lake, Hastings County, Ontario with his parents. He was 11, born in Ontario, father born in England, mother born in Ontario and religion Church of England.3|
|(with Mother) 1901 Census||John W Wilkinson appeared on the 1901 Census of Marmora Village, Hastings County, Ontario in the household of his widowed mother. He was 21, born 5 May 1879 in Ontario, and working on his own account but no occupation noted.4|
|Marriage||He married Mary Agnes Eberhardt on 28 Jun 1916 in Vancouver, British Columbia.|
Details from the certificate: John Wallace Wilkinson, age 37, bachelor, Grocer, residence 2550 School Road, Joyce P.O., BC; birthplace Marmora Ontario, father James Wilkinson, shoemaker, mother Elizabeth Fidlar;
Mary Agnes Eberhardt, 32, spinster, School-teacher, residence St Catharines Ontario, birthplace St Catharines, father John Eberhardt, gardener, mother Mary Agnes Broadfoot;
They were both Presbyterian and were married at John Eberhardt's home, 2672 45th Ave E, South Vancouver by Presbyterian minister George C F Pringle. The witnesses were John David Eberhardt and Minnie Eberhardt.5
|1921 Census||John Wallace and Marie Agnes Wilkinson appeared on the 1921 Census of Toronto, Ontario, at 31 Birch Avenue. They rented their 6 room house with a lime mortar plaster exterior. John was 42, born in Ontario, father born in England, mother in Scotland, and was a carpenter, earning $1950 the previous year. Marie Agnes was born in Ontario, father in USA, mother in Ontario. They had one son, John Wm Wallace, age 4, born in British Columbia. The family was Presbyterian.6|
|(Heir) Will||He was named an heir in the will of Isabella Fidlar dated 22 Jan 1925. The will included the phrase, "unto John Wilkinson of Toronto, Ontario, the nephew of my deceased husband, the sum of Five Hundred Dollars."7|
|Obituary||His obituary was published on 12 Sep 1953 in the Toronto Daily Star. |
WILKINSON, John Wallace -- Suddenly on Thursday, Sept 10, 1953, John Wallace Wilkinson, beloved husband of Mary Agnes Eberhardt, loving father of Rev John William Wallace Wilkinson, of Eganville, Ont. Remains resting at York Burial funeral home, 1202 Yonge St. Funeral service in Deer Park United church, 129 St Clair Ave W, Monday, at 3 pm. Remains will rest in the church from 2 pm until time of service. Interment Mount Pleasant cemetery.8
|Last Edited||2 Jun 2015|
- Birth Registrations of Ontario, Canada. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. John Wallace Wilkinson, #009207-79.
- 1881 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, North Hastings (122), Township of Marmora, (1-f), Page 48.
- 1891 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, Hastings North (74), Marmora & Lake Township (j-1), page 31.
- 1901 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, Hastings N (71), Marmora & Lake (J-1), page 7.
- Marriage Certificate registered in the Province of British Columbia, John Wallace Wilkinson & Mary Agnes Eberhardt, #16-09-085818.
- 1921 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, Toronto North, SD 19, Page 3.
- Last Will and Testament of Isabella Fidlar of Toronto, Ontario, 22 January 1925. Typescript copy in the possession of Sharon Hoskyn.
- Toronto Daily Star, Death Notices, 12 Sep 1953, page 31. Image viewed at Toronto Star archives.