James Albert Inkster1
#497, (c 1850 - 1905)
|Father||William Inkster1 (1798 - 1878)|
|Mother||Elizabeth O'Donnell1 (c 1810 - 1882)|
|Relationship||Son of William Inkster|
|Charts||Descendants of John Inkster & Abigail Marion|
James Albert Inkster & Margaret, then Mary, Cullen descendants
Children of James Albert Inkster and Margaret Cullen
Child of James Albert Inkster and Mary Cullen
|Birth||James Albert Inkster was born circa 1850 in Marmora, Hastings County, Ontario.1|
|(with Parents) 1861 Census||Albert appeared on the 1861 Census of Madoc Township, Hastings County, Ontario with his parents. He was 11 years old and born in Upper Canada.2|
|1871 Census||Albert Inkster appeared on the 1871 Census of Madoc Township, Hastings County, Ontario. He was an apprentice with Wellington Bristol, an English carriage maker. Albert was 20, born in Ontario, Presbyterian, and of Scotch origin.3|
|(Sibling) 1881 Census||James Inkster appeared on the 1881 Census of Fenelon Falls, Victoria County, Ontario, with his sister and brother-in-law Mary and Francis Sandford. James was 27, born in Ontario, Presbyterian, of Scotch origin, and was a blacksmith.4|
|Marriage||He married Margaret Cullen, daughter of John Cullen and Margaret Nesbitt Murdock, on 7 Dec 1881 in Fenelon Falls, Victoria County, Ontario.|
Details from the certificate: James Albert Inxter [sic], 31, residence Fenelon Falls, born in Marmora Ontario, bachelor, Blacksmith, son of William Inxter & Elizabeth ODonald;
Margret Cullen, 21, residence Fenelon Falls, born in Emily Ontario, spinster, daughter of John Cullen & Margret Nesbitt Murdock;
The witnesses were James B Cullon & Mary A Cullon of Fenelon Falls. The bride and groom were both Presbyterian.1
|(Widowed) Death||His wife Margaret died in 1884.5|
|(Other) 1891 Census||Albert appeared on the 1891 Census of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario, in the household of his brother and sister-in-law Magnus Inkster and Janet McKechnie. He was 39, a widower, born in Ontario, father born in Scotland, mother born in Ireland, religion Presbyterian, and was a farmer. His son William was with him.6|
|Note.||Dave Inkster recollected the story of his brother Wishart's 1891 death: One time Uncle Albert [James Albert Inkster] went to Underwood to get some groceries and the mail and when he came back Wishart went out and was looking in the sleigh box while Albert was unhitching the horses. I don't know whether something scared the horses or what, but one of them swung around and jammed Wishart against the box and killed him.7|
|Marriage||James Albert Inkster married Mary Cullen, daughter of John Cullen and Margaret Nesbitt Murdock, on 20 Feb 1899 in Emily Township, Victoria County, Ontario.|
Information from the register: James Albert Inkster, 46, residence Marmora, birthplace Marmora, widower, blacksmith, son of William Inkster & Elizabeth O'Donnell;
Mary Cullen, 34, residence Fenelon Falls, birthplace Emily Township, spinster, farmer's daughter, daughter of John Cullen & Margaret Murdock;
They were both Presbyterian and were married by Bruce Innis. The witnesses were John A Elliott of Tp Emily & Katie May McMillan of Tp Emily.
[Note - Mary was the sister of James Albert's first wife]8
|(Next-of-kin) Military||Albert Inkster of Marmora was listed as next-of-kin on the South African War attestation of his son William Cullen Inkster on 23 Apr 1902.9|
|Photograph||Here is a picture including Albert, Mary, and baby Grant.10|
|Death||James died on 7 Dec 1905 in Lot 7 Con 4, Marmora Township, Hastings County, Ontario.|
Information from certificate: age 55, Blacksmith, married, Presbyterian, born in Marmora, died of Typhoid fever of 2 weeks duration, registered by Dr W G Mackechnie, 10 December 1905.11
|Burial||He was buried in Marmora Cemetery, Marmora, Hastings County, Ontario.12|
|Gravestone||His gravestone reads:|
James Albert Inkster 1850 - 1905
His Beloved Wife
Mary A. Cullon 1865 -1941
Albert Grant Cullon
J.A. & Mary Inkster
|Last Edited||17 Jan 2010|
- Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Inxter/Cullen, #011182-81.
- 1861 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Canada West, Hastings County, Madoc Township (1), page 7.
- 1871 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, North Hastings (62), Madoc Township (Div 1), page 7.
- 1881 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, Victoria North (130), Fenelon Falls Village (c), page 42.
- Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Margaret Inkster, #018220-84.
- 1891 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, Bruce West (53), Bruce Township (a-1), page 63.
- An undated letter from Dave Inkster of Bluesky, Alberta, in the possession of Lorna McLennan.
- Province of Ontario Marriage Registers: Inkster/Cullen, #015262-99, Family History Library.
- South African War Service Records. Library and Archives Canada, (http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/…), online images, William Cullen Inkster, Regimental Number 248. Ref: RG 38, A-1-a, volume 51.
- Copies of photographs in Marie Inkster's collection.
- Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. James Albert Inkster, #012592-05.
- E-mails from Dianna Inkster to Jennifer Kolthammer, 20 April 2005 [Dianna has tombstone photo].
- Birth Registrations of Ontario, Canada. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. William Cullen Inkster, #033802-82.
- Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Inkster/Archer, #009496-03.
- Birth Registrations of Ontario, Canada. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Eliza Inkster, #035581-84.
- Birth Registrations of Ontario, Canada. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Grant Inkster, #018503-03.