John McGlade

Male 1827 - 1891  (~ 64 years)


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  • Name John McGlade 
    Born About 1827  Forkhill, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Carter 
    Emigration abt. 1850  Ireland to Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Religion Roman Catholic 
    Census 1851  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    John McGlead, Servant, born Ireland, R. Catholic, age 21, living in the household of William Canwith [sp?], born Ireland, C. Scotland (Church of Scotland = Presybterian). 
    Census 1861  Town of Perth, East Ward, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Head of a household of 4. John McGlade, born Ireland, RC, age 28, occupation Labourer; with wife Bridget, born Ireland, RC, age 25, occupation Housewife; son Michael, born Ontario, RC, age 5; and daughter Bridget (=Elizabeth?), born Ontario, RC, age 2. 
    Census 1871  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Head of a household of 6. John McGlade, age 43, born Ireland, Catholic, Irish, occupation Carter, Married, able to read, able to write; with wife Bridget, age 40, born Ireland, Catholic, Irish, Married, unable to read, unable to write; and children Michael (14), Elizabeth (12), Arthur (10), and Annie (7). The children are all attending school. 
    Census 1881  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Head of a household of 4. John McGlade, age 52, born Ireland, Catholic, Irish, occupation Carter, Widowed. With children Michael (age 24; occupation Painter), Arthur (age 20, occupation Labourer), and Annie (age 17).  
    Address 1884  Cockburn St., Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    John McGlade listed as both voter and juror. Address given as C 
    Census 1891  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Head of a household of 4. John McGlade, age 63, married, born Ireland, father born Ireland, mother born Ireland, RC, can read, can write. With second wife Angelina (Angélique Ménard), age 58, married, born Quebec, French Canadian, mother born Quebec, father born Quebec, RC, cannot read, cannot write; son Arthur (age 30, still single), can read, can write; and John Slaven, single, age 70, born Ireland, Lodger, can read, can write. 
    Died 26 Sep 1891  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Burial Witnesses 28 Sep 1891 
    "his Brother Michael McGlade and his son Arthur McGlade and Denis O'Dea, Danl McKian and others" 
    Buried 28 Sep 1891  St. John the Baptist RC Cemetery, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Obituary 02 Oct 1891  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    "On Saturday last, Mr. John McGlade, after a slight illness of a day or two, was stricken down by the hand of death, and his remains were buried in the Catholic Cemetery on Monday. Deceased was for many years a well known carter in town, and owner of the sand-pit, from which many hundreds of dollars of sand was taken. He was born in the North of Ireland, and came to Canada about forty years ago. He leaves a wife and grown up family." 
    Association Ann O'Reilly (Relationship: Burial witness) 
    Notes 
    • Family tradition says he was born in Portadown, Co. Armagh, but probably he was born in Forkhill, Co. Armagh.
    Person ID I120  Moran
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 

    Father Michael McGlade,   b. About 1789, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth McKinley,   b. About 1790, Clarkill, Forkhill, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. About 1873, Forkhill, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married About 1808 
    Family ID F271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bridget Dunne,   b. About 1830, Killevy, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1880, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married 05 Jan 1856  Saint Edward, Westport, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Witnesses Jno Dunn and Bridget McCann "of the mission of Perth" 
    Address East Ward, Lot 2, Town of Perth. John McGlade purchased this lot for 810 dollars in 1871. 
    Notes 
    • According to the 1871 census (research by John Alexander Moran) the family had one lot of two acres on which there were two dwellings and one barn. They had 3 wagons and 1 plough, along with a bit of livestock: a horse, a cow, and a pig. They had sold 70 pounds of butter in the preceeding year.
    Children 
     1. Michael James McGlade,   b. 28 Dec 1856, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Sep 1897, Emporia, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. Elizabeth McGlade,   b. 02 Apr 1859, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1939, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Arthur Joseph McGlade,   b. 03 Apr 1861, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1925, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Ann McGlade,   b. 17 Oct 1863, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1889, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2012 
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Angélique Ménard,   b. 1834, St. Mark's, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1894, Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 31 January 1882  St. John the Baptist RC Church, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 10
    Witnesses William Harrishaw and Leocadie Harrishaw 
    Family ID F272  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] 1851 Census of Canada, (National Archives of Canada).
      Canada West (Ontario), Lanark County, District 19, Sub-district 187, page 5, line 30.

    2. [S184] 1861 Census, Perth, Lanark Co. , Extracted by Robert E. Sargeant and compiled by J.R. Ernest Miller, (Kingston Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society: 1994), 14.

    3. [S81] 1871 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Lanark South (79), Perth Town (H), 1 Division East Ward, Family Number 161, page 44.

    4. [S72] 1881 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Lanark South (111), Perth (B), Division 1, Family Number 27, page 5.

    5. [S187] Town of Perth Voter's List, 1884.

    6. [S158] 1891 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Lanark South (84), Perth, Family Number 191, page 34.

    7. [S99] Perth Courier, 02 Oct 1891.

    8. [S224] Register of St. John the Baptist, Perth.

    9. [S99] Perth Courier.

    10. [S103] Mariages Catholiques de Perth.

    11. [S310] Register of St. Edward's, Westport.