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  • ID: I1054
  • _UID: B93544433E8848EEB15BBBFED85413C83D5F
  • Name: John Wiley "Jack" WEBSTER
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 JAN 1894 in South Dublin, Ireland
  • Death: 24 MAY 1960 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial: Westminster Memorial Park, Toronto, Ont.
  • Note:

    Baptism Feb 18, 1894, Parish of St. Kevin?s, Diocese of Dublin, Church of Ireland. According to his birth certificate, the family was living at 29 Lennox St. in Dublin at this time (in central Dublin now).

    1901 census of Ireland, county Wicklow:
    Webster, Robert - 44, head, religion: Church of Ireland
    . . . . . Margaret - 36, wife
    . . . . . John - 7, son
    . . . . . Arthur - 5, son
    . . . . . Violet - 2, daughter

    His mother died in Ireland in 1904 when he was about 10 years old. His father couldn't take care of the 3 children so they were put in an orphanage in Dublin.

    He came over to Canada to be an apprentice in plumbing.

    On the child immigration to Canada 1869-1930s website (which no longer works)
    http://www.archives.ca/02/02011002_e.html
    was -
    WEBSTER , John
    Age: 13
    Sex: M
    Year of arrival: 1907
    Microfilm reel: T-489
    Ship: Tunisian
    Port of departure: Liverpool
    Departure Date: 2 May 1907
    Port of arrival: Quebec
    Arrival Date: 11 May 1907
    Party: Mr Merry's
    Destination: Stratford, Ont
    Comments: See also C4732 and T526

    He may have come to Canada separately from his father, but they were together in 1911.

    1911 census of Canada, Ontario, Toronto Center, 50 Leonard Ave:
    Webster, Robt. (head) - 52, b Jun 1859
    . . . . . John (son) - 17, b Jun 1894
    . . . . . Arthur (son) - 18, b Mar 1893 (should be 15)

    31 records from Canadian Archives Attestation Papers
    John Webster
    Regimental number 1006706, 1015304, 12523, 14612, 2020997
    Battalion Number 120th, 13th, 144th, 15th, 195th
    http://www.ancestry.ca/genealogy/attestation-papers/Webster.html
    {There were probably several men names John Webster)

    After he served in WWI he married Clara.
    He was a plumber. They had 8 children.
    He named 3 of his children after his 3 siblings: Robert William, Arthur, Violet.

    Jack was a member of the Orangemen, a Protestant group (along with his father-in-law). It is a group mostly in Northern Ireland and Scotland, but also throughout the English Commonwealth. It was founded in 1795.

    *Find A Grave Memorial# 53415189
    http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=53415189
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  • Change Date: 8 MAY 2016



    Father: Robert WIlliam WEBSTER b: 10 JUN 1859 in Newtownbarry, Wexford County, Ireland
    Mother: Margaret Wiley EMMETT b: ABT 1867 in Tullamore, Ireland

    Marriage 1 Clara Louise SHAW b: 17 OCT 1894 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • Married: 24 SEP 1920 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Children
    1. Has Children Robert William "Bob" WEBSTER b: ABT 1921 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    2. Has Children John Henry "Jack" WEBSTER b: ABT 1922 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    3. Has Children Ruth Mary WEBSTER b: 19 AUG 1923 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    4. Has No Children Florence Maude ?Flo? WEBSTER b: 1924 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    5. Has Children Violet Louise WEBSTER b: 16 FEB 1928 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    6. Has No Children Arthur WEBSTER b: ABT 1929 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    7. Has Children Living WEBSTER
    8. Has No Children Living WEBSTER
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