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Frances Emma Turner

Frances Emma Turner

Female 1892 - 1988  (95 years)

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  • Name Frances Emma Turner 
    Born 05 Jun 1892  Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Buried 1988  Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 08 Jan 1988  Belleville, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Frances (1892-1988) married John McGillivray, a 28 year old Scot, in February 1915 in Rockland. One month later, John enlisted with the 38th Highlanders. He was the only Turner family member to serve in World War I. He was posted to Bermuda where their first child was born in December 1915. The next year he went to the front in France. After the war John and Frances lived in Ottawa where their other three children were born. They moved to Toronto in 1924, where John died of a coronary thrombosis in 1933. A determined woman, Frances moved the family to Montreal, where she became Supervisor of the Womenís Division with the Unemployment Insurance Commission. After retirement she lived in Connecticut, St. Thomas, Orillia and Belleville. In Belleville she lived in her own home and enjoyed her garden. She remarried at age 86 to George Zimmele. He died in 1986 and she in 1988.
    Person ID I1413  Cullen family tree

    Father Francis Ebenezer Turner,   b. 19 Jun 1853, Fredericton, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Oct 1927, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Emma Anastasia Lapointe,   b. 31 Mar 1856, Notre Dame du Portage, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1955, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 02 May 1876  Edmunston, N.B. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F1968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John McGillivray,   b. 29 Dec 1886, Bridge of Allan, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1934, Toronto, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1915  Trés Sainte Trinité, Rockland, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Donald John McGillivray,   b. 30 Dec 1915, Hamilton, Bermuda Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1997, Belleville, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     2. Doris Jessie McGillivray,   b. 19 Oct 1919, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1999, Port Charlotte, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     3. Frances Jean McGillivray,   b. 02 Apr 1922, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 2010  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     4. Marjory Isobel McGillivray,   b. 19 Sep 1923, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Aug 2006, Port Charlotte, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 George Bernard Zimmele,   b. 27 Sep 1890, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1986, Belleville, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1978  Bridge Street United Church, Belleville, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Frank and Emma Turner Family Photo Album
    Frank and Emma Turner Family Photo Album
    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, pp 54-61

    Additional photos courtesy of Steve de Grosbois


    Albums
    Frank Turner and Emma Lapointe family
    Frank Turner and Emma Lapointe family (22)

  • Sources 
    1. [S184] Marjory McGillivray Waters.

    2. [S101] Turner family bible.

    3. [S135] County of Russell Mariages 1858-1972 Centre de genealogie 1978, 264.