Esther Jane Williscraft

Esther Jane Williscraft

Female 1846 - 1919  (73 years)

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  • Name Esther Jane Williscraft  [1
    Born 26 Jul 1846  North Elmsley, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Christened 26 Jul 1846  Smiths Falls, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Jennie Williscraft (1870)  [6
    Residence 12 Jan 1851  Smiths Falls, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 30 Mar 1861  Osgoode, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 8 Aug 1870  Analy, Sanoma, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • living at the same address as her brother William
    Residence 2 May 1910  Ide Street, Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Living with her daughter and son in law.
    Newspaper 19 Dec 1919  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • A report of Jennie’s accident appeared in the paper. Her address was given as Battle Bend, Alta, California.
    Died 26 Dec 1919  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10, 11, 12
    Buried 30 Dec 1919  Mountain View, Fraser Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • buried next to brother William
    Newspaper 29 Jan 1920  Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Report of Jennie’s death and the tragic circumstance appeared in the Prescott newspaper.
    Notes 
    • Coroner's Inquest: Easter's cause of death was from an accidential fall from a third story window from a Hotel in downtown Vancouver. She and William had arrived from Battle Ben, Alberta and were attempting to obtain permission to cross the line to be with her daughter who was living in California. Permission was not granted due to their frail conditions. A fellow from the lodge was accompanying them. She had two daughters, one of whom married a Mr Jenkins and was living in Oakland, California. [10]
    Person ID I1561  Williscroft
    Last Modified 21 May 2017 

    Father William A. Williscraft,   b. 1812, Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869, Oxford, Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Sarah Beckett,   b. 1817, Castlebar, Co Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1888, Oxford, Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1835  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Guilford Lee,   b. 23 Jan 1816, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1904, Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1871  Santa Rosa, Sanoma, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 13
    • Married at the residence of Henry Harvey. Had two daughters. Or is this the marriage of sister Julia...charlene has first name as Wesley.
    Living 21 Oct 1871  Bloomfield, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • at time of marriage
    Residence 28 Jun 1880  Hollister, San Benito, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence 20 Jun 1900  Giblen Street, San Jose, Santa Clara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Notes 
    • "At Santa Rosa, Oct 21 1871 at the residence of Henry Havey, Dr. Wm. G. Lee to Jennie Williscroft all of Bloomfield"
    Children 
     1. Clara Emma Lee,   b. 30 Sep 1872, San Benito, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1962, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Ida Burbeck Lee,   b. 3 Oct 1878, San Benito, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1888, Hollister, San Benito, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     3. Julia Adelaide Lee,   b. 27 Mar 1882, Hollister, San Benito, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1972, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jul 1846 - North Elmsley, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 30 Mar 1861 - Osgoode, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 8 Aug 1870 - Analy, Sanoma, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 21 Oct 1871 - Bloomfield, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 19 Dec 1919 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Dec 1919 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 29 Jan 1920 - Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S92] Canadian Family Tree, 8 June 1999 1851 Lanark County Census Film #039128 page 41 line 6 thru 12.

    2. [S90] The Family Tree of George Williscraft of Shankill, Ireland, (reviewed 1986).

    3. [S96] The Family Tree of Twilla and Doug Veysey, (3 Dec 1998).

    4. [S11] International Genealogical Index (IGI), (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of April 25, 2004), Ontatrio.

    5. [S92] Canadian Family Tree.

    6. [S170] 1870 United States Federal Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc.), Year: 1870; Census Place: Analy, Sonoma, California; Roll: M593_91; Page: 219B; Image: 8; Family History Library Film: 545590.

    7. [S298] 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, Year: 1851; Census Place: Elmsley North, Lanark County, Canada West (Ontario); Schedule: A; Roll: C_11732; Page: 41; Line: 11.

    8. [S301] 1861 Ontario Census, (Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.), Enumeration District: 02-Sheet Number: 12-Affiliate Film Number: C-1013.

    9. [S73] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), 1910; Census Place: Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California; Roll: T624_104; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0031; FHL microfilm: 1374117.

    10. [S12] Newspaper Article, 1919, 20 Dec, Morning Leader.

    11. [S174] British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986, (Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org), Death Reg #1919-09 250508 BC Micro Film #B13115 GSU#1927143.

    12. [S12] Newspaper Article, 1920, Thur Jan 29, Prescott Journal-Miner.

    13. [S385] California, County Marriages, 1850-1952.

    14. [S67] 1880 United States Census, (FamilySearch (familysearch.org)), NARA film T9-0072.

    15. [S70] 1900 United States Federal Census, ( [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004), Year: 1900; Census Place: San Jose, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T623 92; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 129.