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John Bernard Cullen

John Bernard Cullen

Male 1852 - 1916  (64 years)

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  • Name John Bernard Cullen 
    Born 01 Jul 1852  Templeton Township, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 07 Nov 1916  Boston Creek, Northern Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Nov 1916  St. Anthony of Padua, perkins Mills, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • John was raised in Templeton Township and became a farmer at a young age with his father. He also likely worked in the timber camps in the winter. He married Mary Power in 1881 and was farming his own property, later gifted by his father. He later became a part-time miner. Mary died in 1912. He remarried in 1916 to Annie O'Brien in Ottawa.
      John died in November 1916 while working for a mining company in Boston Creek, Northern Ontario. He was struck by a falling tree.
    Person ID I6815  Cullen family tree

    Father Bernard Cullen,   b. Abt 1816, County Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Dec 1883, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Anne Kennedy,   b. 25 Feb 1832, Hog's Back, Upper Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1899, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 15 Feb 1847  Saint Francis de Sales, Pointe-Gatineau , Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F2155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Power,   b. 01 Jan 1858, Templeton Township, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1912, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1881  L'Ange Gardien Parish, Angers, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Ann Cullen,   b. 07 Oct 1881, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1919, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [natural]
     2. Bernard John Cullen,   b. 07 Oct 1881, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1956, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     3. Martin John Cullen,   b. 20 May 1885, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1941, Buckingham, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     4. Mary Anne Cullen,   b. 14 Feb 1888, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1890, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
     5. James Patrick Cullen,   b. 12 Jul 1890, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1962, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     6. Elizabeth Helen Cullen,   b. 01 Oct 1892, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1896, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)  [natural]
     7. Mary Catherine Cullen,   b. 19 Jun 1895, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1921, Lady Grey Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [natural]
     8. Anthony John Cullen,   b. 04 Sep 1898, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1968, Carlingwood, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann Mary O'Brien,   b. Abt 1862,   d. 03 Mar 1947, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 10 May 1916  St Brigid's, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F2144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John B. Cullen and Mary Powers & family plus Andrew Cullen late 1890s
    John B. Cullen and Mary Powers & family plus Andrew Cullen late 1890s
    This is likely John Cullen's family with Barney on the left. Andrew (back middle) is one of John's younger brothers.
    John B. Cullen Obituary 1916
    John B. Cullen Obituary 1916
    Map of Bernard and John Cullen lands in Templeton Township
    Map of Bernard and John Cullen lands in Templeton Township
    St. Anthony of Padua church Perkins, Quebec (now Val des Monts)
    St. Anthony of Padua church Perkins, Quebec (now Val des Monts)
    Four generations of Cullens were parishioners of this parish in Templeton Township.

    Anthony Cullen was instrumental in the creation of the parish in the 1850s. He was present at the dedication ceremony in 1857 and witnessed the official record of the proceedings.


    Histories
    John Bernard Cullen (1852-1916) and Mary Powers (1858-1912) and John's siblings
    John Bernard Cullen (1852-1916) and Mary Powers (1858-1912) and John's siblings
    The third generation of Cullens in Canada continued the family tradition in farming and timber; this is the story of John Bernard Cullen, Mary Powers and John's 12 siblings.

    Excerpt from The Cullens of Templeton A Two Hundred Year Journey, Mark Cullen, 2010, Chapter 3, pp 65-83

    Cullen Ancestors Book – The Cullens of Templeton
    Cullen Ancestors Book – The Cullens of Templeton
    Table of contents, introduction, acknowledgements and bibliography

    Excerpt from The Cullens of Templeton A Two Hundred Year Journey, Mark Cullen, 2010


    Albums
    John Bernard Cullen and Mary Power Family
    John Bernard Cullen and Mary Power Family (11)
    Bernard Cullen and Mary Kennedy Family
    Bernard Cullen and Mary Kennedy Family (7)

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Regroupement des Familles de Saint-Francois-de-Sales de Gatineau SGO1988, 237.

    2. [S3] Obituary Notice.

    3. [S48] Regroupement des Familles de Saint-Francois-de-Sales de Gatineau SGO1988, 238.

    4. [S204] Marriages de l'Outaouais, Vol I-II, Publication B. Pontbriand, 1971, 121.

    5. [S111] Ancestry.ca; Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928, 1933-1934, Carleton, 1920, page 297.

    6. [S73] St. Brigid's Ottawa Mariages 1889-1982 centre de genealogie 1984, 34.