Rowe Family Genealogy

The Genealogy of the Rowe Family of Riceville, Ontario and Stewkley, England

George Leslie McKercher

Male 1886 - 1961  (75 years)


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  • Name George Leslie McKercher 
    Born 1 Feb 1886  Roxborough, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jun 1961  White Rock, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • A TRIBUTE published in the pages of A VANCOUVER NEWSPAPER VANCOUVER, B.C. JUN 26 1961
      McKercher - June 25, 1961, George Laughlin McKercher of 1041 Habgood street, White Rock, aged 75 years. Survived by his loving wife Ethel; 1 son, Carey, New Westminister, 2 daughters. Mrs. (Aileen) E. Woods, Calgary; Miss Hazel McKercher, South Burnaby; 2 brothers, Andrew, Saskatchewan and Jim, Longview, Washington; 1 sister Mrs. H. Lambton, Ontario, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral Service Wednesday, June 28th at 3:30 p.m. from Chapel Hill Funeral Parlor, 14615 North Bluff Road, White Rock to Sunnyside Lawn, Rev. E. Olson officiating.
    Buried 28 Jun 1961  Surrey, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Find A Grave Memorial# 28155798
      Plot: Veterans 307
    Person ID I1972  Rowe Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2013 

    Father Duncan Donald McKercher,   b. 21 May 1837, Saint Andrews East, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1896, Roxborough, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Anna Cameron,   b. 13 Apr 1844, Roxborough, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1943, Saint Elmo, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1863  Roxborough, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet

    Family Ethel Margaret Fennell,   b. 25 Jan 1890, Hawkesbury, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1983, New Westminster, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1909  Saint Elmo, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • witn Colin CAMERON & Maggie McKERCHER
    Children 
     1. Elmer Leslie McKercher,   b. 10 Jul 1909, Couteau Station, , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1953  (Age 43 years)
     2. Ialeen Margaret McKercher,   b. 15 Oct 1910, Couteau Station, , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1981, Calgary, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. James Stanley McKercher,   b. 3 Feb 1913, Regina, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1916, Regina, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Gerald Douglas McKercher,   b. 26 Oct 1915, Regina, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1917, Regina, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Hazel Fennel McKercher,   b. 19 Jul 1918, Regina, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1977, New Westminster, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     6. Carey Cameron McKercher,   b. Abt 1926, Regina, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 2006, Langley, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
    Last Modified 15 May 2009 
    Family ID F1252  Group Sheet

  • Photos
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    GeorgeLMcKercher.jpg

    Headstones
    GeorgeL.McKercherStone.jpg
    GeorgeL.McKercherStone.jpg

  • Notes 
    • George was a Railway Engineer.
    • (Research):Found in the 1901 census living with his brother Dan (Duncan G.) and family in Tayside. E-5, page 5.
      His attestation papers shows middle name as Lester and place of birth as Tayside. His marriage record shows Leslie.

  • Sources 
    1. [S102] 1901 Canadian Census (Reliability: 3).
      Birth dates taken from the census

    2. [S208] Gail Hewlett's Begg register of 11/8/03, 40 (Reliability: 3).
      provided birth place

    3. [S208] Gail Hewlett's Begg register of 11/8/03, 42 (Reliability: 3).
      provided death year

    4. [S45] Ontario, 1858-1869 Marriage Index, Family Tree Maker, (CD# 266).

    5. [S208] Gail Hewlett's Begg register of 11/8/03, 42 (Reliability: 3).
      provided marriage date and the names of four children

    6. [S357] Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924 Index - Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com and Genealogical Research Library (Brampton, Ontario, Canada). Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Ontario, Canada. Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1922. MS932, 695 reels. Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ontario, Canada. Division Registrar Vital Statistics Records, 1858-1930. MS940, 28 reels. Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ontario, Canada. Marriage License Books, 1907-1910. MS945, 12 reels. Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ontario, Canada. Delayed Registrations of Marriages, 1892-1916. MS948, 4 reels. Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ontario, Canada. County Marriage Registers, 1858-June 1869. Microfilm rolls 1030055-1030068. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah (Archives of Ontario, MS 248, reels 5-18).).


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