William Dixon1

#3951, b. 11 October 1830, d. 3 June 1908
     William Dixon was born on 11 October 1830 in Morton, Yorkshire, England.2,3 He married Isabella Burness, daughter of James Burness and Margaret Reith, on 9 December 1862 in Haldimand County, Canada West.1 He married Ann Sorrel, daughter of John Sorrel and Margaret Burness.4 He died on 3 June 1908 in Seneca Township, Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada, at age 77.5,6 He was buried in Caledonia Municipal Cemetery, Caledonia, Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada.7
     William Dixon (son, age 20) was enumerated in the census on 30 March 1851 in Great Langton, Yorkshire, England, in the household of William Dixon. He was a shoemaker.2 William Dixon (age 30) was enumerated in the census on 14 January 1861 in Onondaga Township, Brant County, Canada West, in the household of John Burness. He was a labourer.8
     William Dixon was enumerated in the census on 2 April 1871 in Onondaga Township, Brant County, Ontario, Canada, as a farmer, age 40 with Isabella Dixon and John Burness in his household.9
     William Dixon was enumerated in the census on 4 April 1881 in Onondaga Township, Brant County, Ontario, Canada, as a farmer, age 44 with Isabella Burness and John Burness in his household.10
     William Dixon was enumerated in the census on 6 April 1891 in Onondaga Township, Brant County, Ontario, Canada, as a farmer, age 57 with Annie Dixon and Margaret Dixon in his household.11
     William Dixon was enumerated in the census on 31 March 1901 in Seneca Township, Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada, as a farmer, age 62 with Annie Dixon and Margaret I. Dixon in his household.3
     He emigrated in 1857 from England.3

Child of William Dixon and Ann Sorrel

Citations

  1. County Marriage Registers of Ontario, Canada 1858-1869.
  2. 1851 English Census, Yorkshire.
  3. 1901 Canadian Census, Ontario.
  4. Birth Registration, Archives of Ontario.
  5. Death Registration, Archives of Ontario.
  6. Caledonia Municipal Cemetery Transcriptions.
  7. Gravestone, Caledonia Municipal Cemetery, Caledonia, Ontario, Canada.
  8. 1861 Canadian Census, Canada West.
  9. 1871 Canadian Census, Ontario.
  10. 1881 Canadian Census, Ontario.
  11. 1891 Canadian Census, Ontario.
  12. Marriage Registration, Archives of Ontario.

James Freed1

#3952, b. 1808, d. circa 1886
     James Freed was born in 1808 in Kent, England.2,3,4 He was baptized on 4 September 1808 in Egerton, Kent, England.5 He married Milcah (?)2 He married Elizabeth Burness, daughter of James Burness and Margaret Reith, on 2 February 1864 in Hamilton, Wentworth County, Canada West.1 He died circa 1886 in Seattle, Washington, USA.6,7
     James Freed was enumerated in the census on 14 January 1861 in Puslinch Township, Wellington County, Canada West, as a bricklayer, age 53 with Sarah Freed, James Freed, John Freed and Benjamin Freed in his household.3
     James Freed was enumerated in the census on 2 April 1871 in Onondaga Township, Brant County, Ontario, Canada, as a bricklayer, age 62 with Elizabeth Freed, Benjamin Freed and David Freed in his household.4
     James Freed was enumerated in the census on 28 June 1880 in Salmon Bay, King County, Washington, USA, as a farm laborer, age 71 with Elizabeth Freed and Benjamin Freed in his household.8
     James Freed was enumerated in the census on 2 February 1885 in Seattle, Washington, USA, as a bricklayer, age 76 with E. B. Freed and B. B. Freed in his household.6

Children of James Freed and Elizabeth Burness

Citations

  1. County Marriage Registers of Ontario, Canada 1858-1869.
  2. Ancestry.com, Ontario County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869.
  3. 1861 Canadian Census, Canada West.
  4. 1871 Canadian Census, Ontario.
  5. FamilySearch, England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.
  6. 1885 State Census, Washington.
  7. 1887 State Census, Washington.
  8. 1880 US Census, Washington.
  9. Find A Grave.

Margaret Burness

#3953, b. 9 July 1709
     Margaret Burness was baptized on 9 July 1709 in Johnshaven, Benholm, Kincardineshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Alexander Burness.1 She married Robert Cowie on 7 December 1738 in Benholm, Kincardineshire, Scotland.1

Children of Margaret Burness and Robert Cowie

Citations

  1. OPR Benholm.

Alexander Burness

#3954, b. circa 1679
     Alexander Burness is estimated to have been born circa 1679 in Scotland.

Children of Alexander Burness

Citations

  1. OPR Benholm.

Isabella Burness

#3955, b. 5 August 1711
     Isabella Burness was baptized on 5 August 1711 in Johnshaven, Benholm, Kincardineshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Alexander Burness.1

Citations

  1. OPR Benholm.

Robert Burness

#3957, b. 21 March 1717
     Robert Burness was baptized on 21 March 1717 in Johnshaven, Benholm, Kincardineshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Burness.1

Citations

  1. OPR Benholm.

Katharine Burness1

#3960, b. 25 March 1737
     Katharine Burness was baptized on 25 March 1737 in Morphie, St Cyrus, Kincardineshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Alexander Burness.1

Citations

  1. OPR St Cyrus.