Janice Dawn Finnie1,2,3

F, #922, b. 3 September 1956, d. 9 December 2013
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Nov 2018
     She was born on 3 September 1956.3
     She died on 9 December 2013 at Bobcaygeon, Ontario, Canada, at age 57.3
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.3
     The following biographical information was published, 16 December 2013:
It is with great sadness that the family of Janice Dawn Finnie announces her sudden death on Monday, December 9, 2013 at her home in Bobcaygeon. She was born on September 3, 1956 to Don and Keith Finnie of Bailieboro. Janice was “big sister” to Heather (Tony) Angione, Andrea (Ian) Pritchard and Lauralee (Ron Linton) Finnie. She was a special Aunt to Alfredo, Nicholas, Anthony and Sara Angione; Logan and Evan Maw; and Jason and Amber Linton. We would like to thank Jack Wilde and Pastors Yvonne and Alf Kendrick for their loyal friendship. Family and friends will be received at Lakes Community Church, 269 Main Street, Bobcaygeon on Monday, December 16, 2013 from 12 pm until service time at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Lakes Community Church would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements provided by Monk Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon (705-738-3222 or 866-393-0063). Messages of condolence, donations, photos and memories may be shared at www.monkfuneralhome.com.3

Citations

  1. [S5] Moffat Family by Heather Mattinson née Best with annotations by Janet Hume née Moffat, Letter and Family Tree report, 1996, Rick Moffat Personal Papers - Black File Box, Mesa, Arizona, USA, 3-6) a) 1) Janice; Page 8.
  2. [S3110] David Peltzer, "Question for Jean Peltzer from Rick Moffat," e-mail message from unknown author e-mail (Brooks, Alberta, Canada) to Rick Moffat, Sep 6, 2011, Janice is the oldest girl, then Heather, Andria and Lauralee. I don't know their birthdays, but will ask Mom.. Hereinafter cited as "Question for Jean."
  3. [S4655] Janice Dawn Finnie Memorial Card, Rick Moffat Personal Papers (Mesa, Arizona, USA).

John Johnston1,2

M, #929, b. 1861, d. 27 September 1904
Father*John Johnston2
Mother*Elizabeth Page2
Last Edited24 Sep 2016
     He was born in 1861 at Howick Twp., Huron County, Ontario, Canada.2,3 John married Elizabeth Jane Moffat on 20 February 1889 at Clifford Twp., Wellington County, Ontario, Canada.4
     He died on 27 September 1904 at Howick Twp., Huron County, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Death Registration 013182.5
     He died on 27 September 1904 at Wellington County, Ontario, Canada, of heart trouble according to Ontario Death Registration 029829. His residence was given as Lot 5, Conc 8 Howick Twp., Wellington County.6,3
     His name was also recorded as John Johnson.7

Family

Elizabeth Jane Moffat b. 20 May 1864, d. 15 Jun 1922

Citations

  1. According to his marriage registration.
  2. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Elizabeth Moffat & John Johnston.
  3. [S1347] Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario), Ancestry.com, Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946; "This database is an index (with images) to over 2 million deaths that were registered in Ontario from 1869 to 1938, and 1943 to 1946. The database also includes deaths of Ontario military personnel overseas from 1939-1947"; cited as "ON Deaths, 1869-1946., Name: John Johnston.
  4. [S1349] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: John Johnston & Elizabeth Moffat.
  5. [S1347] "ON Deaths, 1869-1946", online Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946: John Johnston
    Ontario Death Registration 013182.
  6. [S1349] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Elizabeth Johnston & George Johnston
    Both Johnson and Johnston are used for each within the same document.
  7. [S20] Letter from Mary Louise Young (Manitoba) to Rick Moffat, Mar 20, 1998; Rick Moffat Personal Papers (Mesa, Arizona, USA), Page 1.

Catherine Rorke1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

F, #931, b. 14 October 1872, d. 13 February 1952
Father*Thomas Jacob Rorke9,6 b. 1827, d. 2 Jan 1900
Mother*Sarah Valentine Richardson10,9,4,11 b. 15 Nov 1838, d. 2 Dec 1914
Last Edited2 Sep 2020
     She was born on 14 October 1872 at Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Birth Registration 007262.5,7,10,6,4,8,12,11 Catherine married James Langdale White on 8 February 1907 at Heathcote, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.13,5,9,8,12,11
Jim and Kate White and their son Gerald.

     She died on 13 February 1952 at Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada, at age 79.9,5,8 Catherine Rorke was buried at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery, Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.14,8

Census Data

     Catherine Rorke appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario in the household of her mother Sarah V Rorke.4
     Catherine White and James L White appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, enumerated 5 June 1911, enumerated as a Saw Mill (owner/operator?). Their son Gerald was listed as living with them. As was his widowed mother-in-law, Sarah Rorke and widowed sister-in-law, Carrie Flynn.11
     Catharine White and James L White appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, enumerated 1 June 1921, enumerated as a farmer on his own farm. Their son Gerald was listed as living with them.12
     She also went by the name of Kate.3,1
     Catherine Rorke was An Illustrated History of Collingwood Township, page 322, notes that Kate (later Mrs. James L. White) taught at U.S.S #1 Hurlburt's in 1891. before 1907.15 She was listed as a witness to the marriage of Alfred Henry Sparling and Gladys Luella Johnston on 21 May 1921.16

Family

James Langdale White b. 16 Jun 1862, d. 23 Nov 1938
Marriage*Catherine married James Langdale White on 8 February 1907 at Heathcote, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.13,5,9,8,12,11
Jim and Kate White and their son Gerald.
Child

Citations

  1. [S4] E.F. White Jr., "Copy of Rhoda Johnston's Records", July 30, 1938 (Cincinnatti, Ohio). These records copied by Edward Francis White, Jr. at the home of Thomas Boothby White, Jr. from the records of Cousin Rhoda Johnson McLellan (Mrs. Charles McLellan.) Included with T.B. White family record as page 2 and forward. 4 typed pages., James Langdale White -- b. June 16, 1862, m. Kate Rorke, Feb. 1907, Heathcote, Ont.; Page 3. Hereinafter cited as "(E.F.) White Family Records."
  2. [S98] Bill Shannon, editor, Illustrated History of Collingwood Township, An (County of Grey, ON: Council of the Township of Collingwood, 1979), Mentioned in short biography of Louise Richardson Rorke; Page 295
    A teacher at U.S.S. #1, Hurlburt's in 1891; Page 322. Hereinafter cited as Illustrated History of Collingwood Twp.
  3. [S133] White Family Members (1768-1971), Typed Transcription, Received by mail 16 Feb 1971, RGM - File folder #1505, Mesa, Arizona, USA, James Langdale (White) m. Kate Rorke in 1907; Page 2.
  4. [S2389] Sarah V Rorke household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Collingwood, Grey East, Ontario; Page: 10; Family: 79, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6468.
  5. [S108] Ron & Jopie Lougheed & Owen Noble, compiler, Thornbury--Clarksburg Union Cemetery (n.p.: Bruce & Grey Branch O.G.S., 1996), Page 27, ref # 637. Hereinafter cited as Thornbury--Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
  6. [S1348] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Catherine Rorke. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  7. [S252] Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), online Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), Rorke, Catherine - birth. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Research Library.
  8. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Catherine White née Rorke
    Grave marker transcription:
    WHITE
    James L. White Born 1862 - Died 1938
    His Beloved Wife Catherine Rorke Born 1872 - Died 1952.
  9. [S133] White Family Members (1768-1971), Typed Transcription, Received by mail 16 Feb 1971 RGM - File folder #1505, James Langdate White m. Kate Rorke, Feb. 8, 1907, d. Feb. 13, 1952; Page 3.
  10. [S254] Transcribed & typed by Don Sanderson, compiler, Grey, Ontario, Canada. 1901 Census of Canada (Box 66, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5P1: Bruce & Grey Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1999), Collingwood Twp., Sub-Div #9, Page 10 (Page 82 of Bruce & Grey Book). Hereinafter cited as 1901 -- Collingwood Twp, Grey, ON.
  11. [S5714] James L White household, July 4, 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Collingwood, Grey East, Ontario; Page: 13; Family: 145, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  12. [S5713] James L White household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Collingwood (township), Grey North, Ontario; Page: 5; Family: 55, Ancestry.com.
  13. [S1] G. Clare Whiite, "White Family Tree", March 1979 (Goderich, Ontario). This is a 12 page typed manuscript with a letter from G. Clare White dated April 26, 1980, James Langdale (White) spouse Rorke, born 6-16-1862, married 2- -1907; Page A-2. Hereinafter cited as "(Clare) White Family Tree."
  14. [S108] Ron & Jopie Lougheed & Owen Noble, Thornbury--Clarksburg Union Cemetery, James L White and Catherine Rorke.
  15. [S98] Bill Shannon, Illustrated History of Collingwood Twp, page 322.
  16. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Gladys Luella Johnston & Alfred Henry Sparling.
  17. [S4] E.F. White Jr., "(E.F.) White Family Records", These records copied by Edward Francis White, Jr. at the home of Thomas Boothby White, Jr. from the records of Cousin Rhoda Johnson McLellan (Mrs. Charles McLellan.) Included with T.B. White family record as page 2 and forward. 4 typed pages., Gerald Langdale (White) -- b. Feb. 1911, m. Aug. 13, 1938; Page 3.
  18. [S10] Langdale Family Record per P. Sine, Family group sheet, c 1964, Rick Moffat Personal Papers, Mesa, Arizona, USA, Page III.
  19. [S133] White Family Members (1768-1971), Typed Transcription, Received by mail 16 Feb 1971 RGM - File folder #1505, Gerald Langdale (White) -- b. Feb. 8, 1911, m. Aug. 13, 1938 Edith Williams. Added day of birth, confirmed date of marriage and added Edith's name.; Page 3.