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Re: belleville ontario
Posted by: Cheryl (Kemp) Taber (ID *****8722) Date: August 11, 2008 at 18:38:53
In Reply to: Re: belville ontario(not sure of the spelling) by richard gerow of 716

Richard Edgar Gerow, 31, residence Ameliasburg, born Canada, Bachelor, Cooper, parents- James & Deborah Gerow, married Alwilda Jinks, 21, residence Sophiasburgh, born Canada, parents- Anthony & Louisa Jinks, married July 20, 1879 at Sophiasburgh (my note- township), Prince Edward County, Methodist.
Note: Anthony & Louisa Jinks were living in Prince Edward Co., Sophiasburgh Tp. per the 1911 census
His family is posted several times on, here's just one listing:

Children's Births- a lot of the time the father's name is down as Edgar

Hurbert Edgar Gerow, May 30, 1880, Rossmore, Prince Edward Co., ON- mother's name is down as Calzetta Awilda Jinks

Leonard L. Gerow b. 22 Feb. 1885, Sophiasburgh Tp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario

James Lesley Gerow b. Oct. 2 1887, Ameliasburg Tp., Prince Edward County, Ontario

Richard Norbert Gerow b. 2 Feb 1890, Rossmore, Prince Edward County, Ontario


Leonard L. Gerow died Apr 26, 1885, Sophiasburgh Tp., Prince Edward Co., Ontario

1901 Census of Canada Page Information
District: ON PRINCE EDWARD (#109)
Subdistrict: Sophiasburg H-3 Page 2

2 25 22 Gerow Edgar R M Head M Jan 28 1848 53
2 26 22 Gerow Awilda F Wife M Nov 27 1858 42
2 27 22 Gerow James L M Son S Oct 2 1887 13
2 28 22 Gerow Richard N M Son S Feb 2 1890 11

Death- Richard Edgar Gerow, b. Jan. 28, 1847, at Rednerville, Prince Edward Co., Ontario, died Oct. 14, 1909, Sophiasburgh Tp., Prince Edward County, 2nd B7 lot 37, farmer, Married, parents- James Gerow b. Massassauga, Deborah Morden b. Rednerville

Marriage - Richard N. Jerow, 20, Teacher, Presbyterian, usual residence- Rossmore, Ontario, father - Edgar Jerow, Farmer, mother- Amelia Jinks, married Florence Young, Farmer's daughter, 20, Anglican, usual residence Faraday Tp., father- John C. Young, Farmer, mother- Rachel Kerr; married July 7, 1910 at Faraday Tp., Hastings Co., ON.

1911 / Ontario / Hastings West / 30 Belleville / page 15

1 164 Gerow Awilda F Head W Nov 1858 52

2 164 Gerow James L. M Son S Oct 1887 23

Boarder Crossing Manifest- (may have some details wrong, this is hard to read): Richard Lorne Gerow, 2 yrs old, born Nanaimo, BC, last residence - Victoria Rd., Nanaimo, BC, mother- Alice, grandother - Alvina Bohn, visiting father - Norbert (USC) 444 Central Park, Rochester, NY, arrival date- June 14, 1946

Boarder Crossing Manifest: Richard Lorne Gerow, arrival date Oct. 17, 1948 - mother Alice, birth Nanaimo, BC, last residence 173 Bartlett St., Rochester, NY, visiting grandfather Richard Gerow 173 1/2 Bartlett St., Rochester, NY, visiting from June 14, 1946-Oct. 17, 1948
Alice E. SNEATH (1879-1948) is buried with her husband William SNEATH (1879-1946) in Fairview Cemetery, Niagara Falls, ON. & these persons are buried in the same plot:

Lillian (SNEATH) Gerow (1913-1983) and husband William Leslie Gerow (1915-1993)

James Edward McGuire (1863-1949) and wife Lillian Ruth McGuire (1864-1960).

Boarder Crossing Manifest - On Feb 16, 1949, William Leslie Gerow and his wife, Lillian Naomi & son, William James, crossed the border at Niagara Falls to visit his brother, Lorne N. Gerow, who lived at 173 1/2 Bartlett St., Rochester, NY. William & Lillian Gerow's address was listed as 1778 Peer St., Niagara Falls, ON. His relative was listed as Mrs. Peter Levoy of 288 Wellington St., Kingston, ON. (my note- this is Elizabeth, the sister of Alice Harris Sneath). The interesting part of this manifest was how William's name was listed, i.e.:
"William Leslie McGuire (adopted name), Gerow at birth". He was born on June 6, 1915 in Belleville, ON (Hastings Co.)

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