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Greer, James

Male 1807 - 1866


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  • Name  Greer, James 
    Born  1807  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  5 Nov 1866  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I74  VV-Adam-AnnaDiamond
    Last Modified  27 Feb 2019 

    Family ID  F17  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Vanvalkenburg, Maria 
    Married  12 May 1835  London, Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Greer, John,   b. 1835, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1866, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Greer, James,   b. 1837, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  27 Feb 2019 
    Family ID  F34  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Ayers, Ruth Ann,   b. 1817, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1879, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Oct 1838  London, Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F35  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    MARRIAGE - James Greer--Maria Van Valkenburg,1835
    MARRIAGE - James Greer--Maria Van Valkenburg,1835
    Marriage Bonds

    Maria VanValkenburg's wedding is witnessed by her brother John to James Greer. Note that John VanValkenburg and James Greer are both Coopers. See Catharine's Marriage Bond with John again listed as a Cooper.

    "Know all men that by these Present, that We
    John Van Valkenburg of the Indian Tract in the District of Gore in the Province of Upper Canada, Cooper, and Samuel Floyd of the Town of Brandtford in the District of and Province aforesaid, Cooper."



    MARRIAGE - James Greer--Ruth Ann Ayers-1838
    MARRIAGE - James Greer--Ruth Ann Ayers-1838
    Marriage Bonds between James Greer and Ruth Ann Ayers in 1838.

    James was previously married to John Diamond VanValkenburg's sister Maria VanValkenburg in 1835. The oldest son listed on an 1851 Census, John, was James and Maria's firstborn based on his age. This would indicate that Maria possibly died during childbirth.

    Histories
    Coopering as a trade in Colonial North America.
    Coopering as a trade in Colonial North America.

    A brief description of Adam VanValkenburg and Anna Diamond's family and history. The history includes documents that we have that link family members to Adam and Anna.