Lavinia Ruth Colter (28 February 1860—)

Lavinia Ruth Colter1 was the daughter of Samuel Colter and Jane ?. She was born on 28 February 1860 at Stratford, Perth, ON, CA .2,3 She lived in 1884 at Woodstock, Oxford, ON, CA .2 She worked as a Boarding House Keeper in 1901 at 81 Gloucester St, Ottawa, ON, CA .4

She married John Adair on 16 October 1883 at Strathroy, Middlesex, ON, CA . 2

John Adair was the son of James Adair and Margaret Craig. He was born about 1845 at Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA .5,6 He worked as a Farmer from 1881 to 1891 at Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA .7,8,1,9 He died on 17 June 1891 Lung disease at Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA .5 The cause of death was Lung disease5 . He was buried at Strathroy Municipal Cemetery, Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA .10

Children of Lavinia Ruth Colter and John Adair:

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Samuel Colter

born between 1799 and 1841 died

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Jane ?

born between 1809 and 1841 died

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John Adair

born about 1845 at Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA died 17 June 1891 at Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA

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James Adair

born about 1810 at Ireland died 9 October 1896 at Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA

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Margaret Craig

born about 1819 at Ireland died 8 July 1874

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Unnamedson Adair

born 6 July 1884 at Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA died

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Orwell Livingstone Adair

born 22 January 1886 at Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA died 6 January 1887 at Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA

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Laurence Adair

born 21 October 1887 at Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA died

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Orwell Adair

born 3 October 1889 at Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA died

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Source: Birth Register, CA, Ontario

Type: Vital

Source: Marriage Register, Canada, Ontario

Type: Vital

Source: 1901 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: Death Register, Canada, Ontario

Author: Ontario Registrar

Type: Vital

Source: 1861 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Note: Because the Dominion Bureau of Statistics chose to destroy the century old paper originals of this census and retain only low-quality microfilm, much of this census is illegible.

Source: 1881 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Note: indexed at http://www.familysearch.org/

Source: 1891 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: Cemetery Transcription, Strathroy Municipal, Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA

Author: London/Middlesex Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society

Type: Book

Stratford, Perth, ON, CA

Town and later city.  When it lost the employment centre of the railroad steam engine maintenance yards the city decided to exploit its name, including the river Avon which flows through it, to create the most successful Shakespearean theatre festival in North America.

 
Woodstock, Oxford, ON, CA

County town of Oxford.  A city since 1901.

 
81 Gloucester St, Ottawa, ON, CA
 
Strathroy, Middlesex, ON, CA

Town on boundary between Adelaide and Caradoc.

 
Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA

Township in western Middlesex.  Named after Adelaide Amelia Louise Theresa Caroline of Saxe-Meiningen; (13 August 1792 – 2 December 1849) who was the queen consort of the United Kingdom and of Hanover as spouse of William IV of the United Kingdom.

 
Strathroy Municipal Cemetery, Adelaide, Middlesex, ON, CA
 

Cause: Lung disease

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