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George Holden Turner

George Holden Turner

Male 1855 - 1938  (82 years)

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  • Name George Holden Turner 
    Born 29 Sep 1855  Fredericton, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Mar 1938  Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Mar 1938  Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • George Holden (1855-1938) married in 1881 and moved to Ottawa sometime later in the 1880s. He had a long career as the head of messengers in the House of Commons. George and his wife Margaret Rowan had one child.
    Person ID I1469  Cullen family tree

    Father John Turner,   b. 31 Jul 1824, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1911, Winnipeg, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Agnes Nicholson,   b. 09 Jun 1825, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1894, Rivière du Loup Station, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 31 Dec 1847  St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Fredricton York County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F523  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Elizabeth Rowan,   b. Abt 1851, Fitzroy, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1895, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1880 
    Children 
     1. Agnes Mary Turner,   b. 25 Jun 1881, Riviere du Loup, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Family ID F1113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    John Turner (1824-1911) and Agnes Nicholson (1825-1894)
    John Turner (1824-1911) and Agnes Nicholson (1825-1894)
    John Turner, our great-great grandfather, was a colourful horseman and stage operator for more than 50 years in New Brunswick and the Temiscouata region of Quebec.

    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 23-36, 179-195 and 265-267


  • Sources 
    1. [S41] Ancestry.ca, Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938 and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947 ,carleton County 1938.

    2. [S2] Marjory McGillivray Waters OLA, Page 126.