NameJessie Agnes CURTIS , G Aunt
Birth1894, Manchester, Lancashire, England3
Baptism25 Feb 1894
Death29 Nov 1993, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
FatherThomas CURTIS (~1861-~1943)
MotherFrances BAGNALL (1859-1909)
Birth1 Mar 1889, Sackville, New Brunswick
Death13 Mar 1963, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec
BurialUpper Sackville, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick
FatherCalvin KINNEAR (1849-)
MotherCelia FLETT (1855-)
Marriage23 Jun 1920, Moncton, New Brunswick
ChildrenJoyce C. (1922-1998)
 Ernest Garth (1925-1998)
 Derek Calvin (1927-2015)
Notes for Jessie Agnes CURTIS
in the January to March 1894 birth index Jessie Agnes Curtis, Prestwich, Lancashire volume 8d page 333.

Parish Records St. Agnes, Birch in Rusholme, Manchester
Baptized February 25, 1894, Jessie Agnes Curtis, parents Thomas and Frances Curtis of 66 and 68 Stanley Grove, father is a grocer, ceremony performed by Henry Norburn.

In the 1901 census civil parish South Manchester, Ecclesiastical parish Birch in Rushulme St. Agnes living at 15 Slade Grove, Levenshulme, Manchester.
Thomas Curtis age 39, born at Manchester, Lancs. living on his own means.
Wife Frances Curtis, age 41 born at Manchester.
Daughter Marian F. Curtis age 15.
Son Benjamin L. Curtis, age 13,
Daughter Bertha I. Curtis age 11.
Daughter Jessie Curtis age 7.
Son Thomas B. Curtis age 2.
All the children are listed as being born in Manchester. Gertrude Curtis is not listed.

In the 1911 census 83 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Chorlton, Lancashire, Ardwick sub district, South Manchester parish.
Thomas Curtis, head, widower, age 49, wine merchant, born Manchester.
Daughter Marion Curtis, single, age 25, teacher, born Manchester.
Daughter Bertha I Curtis, single, age 21, teacher, born Manchester.
Daughter Tessie [must be Jessie] Curtis, single, age 17, student, born Manchester.
Son Thomas B. Curtis, single, age 12, student, born Manchester.
Daughter Hilda C Curtis, age 8, student, born Manchester.
Servant Emma Lee, single age 51, born Sheffield.

UK Outward Passenger Lists
Departed Liverpool, England, June 12, 1920 on the Caronia, destination Halifax, Canada, 2nd class, Mr. Thomas Curtis, wine merchant, age 58, last permanent residence England. Miss Jessie Agnes Curtis, teacher, age 26.

Canadian Ocean Arrivals
Arrived June 23, 1920, on the Caronia, departed Liverpool June 1, Jessie Agnes Curtis, age 26, born Manchester, teacher, intended occupation house keeping, Protestant, object in coming to Canada - to be married, in possession of 50 pounds, passage paid by Ernest C. Kinnear, fiance, destined to 75 Dominion Street, Moncton, N.B. nearest relative in England father Thomas Curtis, 85 Stockport Rd. Levenshulme Manchester. [Her father was also on this ship.]

New Brunswick Marriages
June 23, 1920, St. George’s Church, Moncton, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Ernest Calvin Kinnear, age 31,of 75 Dominion Street, Moncton, Born Sackville, New Brunswick, Methodist, Clerk C.N.R.father Calvin Kinnear, mother Cecelia Flett and
Jessie Agnes Curtis, age 26, father Thomas Curtis, mother Frances Bagnell
Witnesses Thomas Curtis and Henry Robinson
[Thus they were married the same day she arrived in Canada!]

In the 1921 Canadian Census
75 Dominion Street, Moncton, Westmoreland, New Brunswick.
Head Earnest C. Kinnear, age 32, born New Brunswick, parents born New Brunswick, Canadian, Church of England, clerk.
Wife Jessie A. Kinnear, age 26, born England, parents born England, immigrated 1915, Canadian.
Head Calvin Kinnear, age 71, born New Brunswick, parents born New Brunswick, no occupation.
Uncle George Kinnear, age 62, born New Brunswick, parents born New Brunswick, painter.
Maid Dora Brien, age 19, born New Brunswick.

In the UK Incoming Passenger lists
Embarked Montreal, arrived Liverpool July 24, 1921 on the Megantic, Ernest Kinnear, age 32, clerk, resident of Canada. Jessie Kinnear, age 30 [Note the incorrect age], housewife, resident of Canada. Their destination is 85 Stockport Rd, Levenshulme, Manchester. [This would be the address of Jessie’s father.]

Canada Ocean Arrivals
Arrived November 1921 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the Scythia. Ernest Calvin Kinnear, age 32, born Sackville, New Brunswick, clerk employed by C. N. Railways, religion Church of England, address 75 Dominion St, Moncton N.B., left Canada to visit relatives. Wife Jessie Agnes Kinnear.

From her sister Bertha’s Canada Ocean Arrivals form. December 17, 1921
Destined to sister. Mrs. Kinnear, 75 Dominion St., Moncton, N.B.
Jessie Agnes Kinnear
Death November 29, 1993
Note: death date maybe burial date
Mount Royal Cemetery
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Notes for Ernest Calvin (Spouse 1)
Acadia, Canada birth records.
Born March 1, 1889, No name given, at Sackville, father Calvin Kinnear, blacksmith, mother Cecelia Fleet.

From the 1891 Canadian Census province New Brunswick, Westmorland district, Sackville sub-district.
Calvin Kinnear, married, age 41, born New Brunswick, father and mother both born in New Brunswick, Baptist, Blacksmith.
Wife Ceclia [as spelled] Kinnear, age 36, born New Brunswick, father born Scotland, mother born New Brunswick, Church of England.
Daughter Lizzie Kinnear, age 16, born New Brunswick, Baptist.
Daughter Minnie Kinnear, age 14, born New Brunswick, Baptist.
Daughter Stella Kinnear, age 12, born New Brunswick, Baptist.
Daughter Kate Kinnear, age 10, born New Brunswick.
Daughter Julia Kinnear, age 8, born New Brunswick.
Daughter Edna Kinnear, age 5, born New Brunswick.
Daughter Lucy Kinnear, age 3, born New Brunswick.
Son Ernest Kinnear, age 2, born New Brunswick, Baptist.

In the 1900 US census Stoneham, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
Head Calvin Kinnear, born August 1849, Canada, married 27 years, immigrated 1893 to US., blacksmith.
Wife Cecelia Kinnear, born September 1855, Canada.
Daughter Lizzie Kinnear, born September 1873, single, ???? work shoe.
Daughter Minnie Kinnear, born May 1875, single, shoe stretcher.
Daughter Stella Kinnear, single, born September 1877, no occupation.
Daughter Kattie Kinnear, born January 1881, single, shoe stretcher.
Daughter Julia Kinnear born April 1883, single, house servant.
Daughter Edna Kinnear, born September 1885, at school.
Daughter Lucy Kinnear, born July 1887, at school.
Son Ernest Kinnear, born March 1889, at school.

In the 1911 Canadian census, province New Brunswick, district Westmoreland, sub-district 44 Moncton.
Head Calvin Kinnear, born August 1849, born New Brunswick, Baptist, Buggy Maker.
Wife Celia [as spelled] Kinnear, born September 1855, New Brunswick.
Daughter Stella V. Kinnear, single, born September 1878, New Brunswick.
Son Ernest C. Kinnear, single, born March 1889, New Brunswick, clerk.
Brother George L. Kinnear, single, born November 1859, New Brunswick, painter.
Mother in law Lucy Flett, widow, born December 1822, age 88, , born New Brunswick, racial origin English, Nationality Canadian, Baptist.
Grand Daughter Ella E. Gaw?, born October 1907, age 9, Born U.S.A., English race, nationality Canadian, Baptist.

From his attestation papers
Earnest Calvin Kinnear
Address Moncton, New Brunswick
Born Sackville, New Brunswick
Next of Kin Mrs. Cecelia Kinnear 75 Dominion Street, Moncton, New Brunswick, mother
Date of Birth March 1st, 1889
not married
declaration made April 7, 1916
apparent age 27
height 5 feet 6 1/2 inches
Complexion Ruddy, Eyes Blue, Hair Brown
Regimental number 878066 [second last digit is not clear, it may be a 6, a 0 or something else.]
The officer signing the form who commands the unit is from the 185th Bn. C.E.F. Cape Breton Highlanders
[From a photo courtesy of his grandson, he is identified as being a Lance Corporal in the Intelligence section of the 185th Canadian Infantry Battalion.]

Canada Ocean Arrivals (Form 30A)
Arrived on the Scythia
Ernest Calvin Kinnear, age 32, clerk, birthplace Sackville, N.B., English Race, Canadian citizenship, Church of Canada
Canadian address 75 Dominion Street, Moncton, New Brunswick
Departed Canada July 16, 1921, from Quebec, left to visit relatives
Destined to Moncton, N.B. where employed by Canadian National Railway

Canada Voters Lists 1949
762 Melrose Avenue, Verdun, Quebec
D. C. Kinnear, clerk
E. G. Kinnear, carpenter
E. C. Kinnear, C.N.R. [Canadian National Railway]
Joyce Kinnear, clerk

Death date and location from Henry/Hayes Tree at by Jean-Marc Trudeau
Ernest Calvin Kinnear
Birth 1889
Death 1963
Four Corners Burying Ground
Upper Sackville
Westmoreland County
New Brunswick, Canada
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