John S. Seright

John S. Seright

Male 1862 - 1942  (79 years)

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  • Name John S. Seright 
    Born 14 Dec 1862  Crofs Street, St. Quivox, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Census 03 Apr 1881  Polmadie Road, Glasgow Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation Apr 1884  [7
    a brickmaker (journeyman) 
    Residence Apr 1884  Blairdardie, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Emigration 20 May 1911  Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Died 14 Jan 1942  Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Buried 17 Jan 1942  Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Person ID I183  McClelland Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2016 

    Father Samuel Searight,   b. 21 Dec 1836, Dromara, County Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1921, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Susan Bowie,   b. Abt 1835, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Feb 1899, Blairdardie, New Kilpatrick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1858  Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 11
    Family ID F73  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Townsend,   b. 01 Oct 1863, Glasgow, District of Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1939, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1884  Silverfir Hall, Silverfir Street, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 7, 12, 13, 14
    Children 
     1. Caroline Pollock Mulholland Seright,   b. 10 May 1885, Blairdardie, East Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Sep 1969, Nelson, B.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Samuel Seright,   b. 24 Feb 1887, 116 King Street, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1953, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Jeanie Brown Seright,   b. 18 Jun 1889, East Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Dec 1946, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     4. Sarah Townsend Seright,   b. 21 Mar 1891, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1891, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. John Seright,   b. 04 Oct 1892, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Sep 1970, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Sarah Townsend Seright,   b. 31 Oct 1897, Clydebank, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1995, Bethany Care Centre, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     7. William Seright,   b. 05 Apr 1900, Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jun 1960, Las Vegas, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     8. Robert Seright,   b. 22 Dec 1905, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Dec 1862 - Crofs Street, St. Quivox, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 03 Apr 1881 - Polmadie Road, Glasgow Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1884 - Blairdardie, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1884 - Silverfir Hall, Silverfir Street, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 20 May 1911 - Glasgow, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jan 1942 - Calgary, Alberta Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Jan 1942 - Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John and Sarah Seright and family
    John and Sarah Seright and family
    The photo of John and Sarah's family was taken around 1895 and shows the following individuals: back row (L-R) John S. Seright, Samuel, Caroline, Sarah Townsend; front row (L-R) Jeanie, John.
    John and Sarah Seright and family
    John and Sarah Seright and family
    Photo taken circa 1915. Back row (l-r): William (Bill), Sadie (Sarah), Caroline, Jeanie, Front row (l-r): Samuel, John, Sarah, John (Jr)
    John Seright Family c1915
    John Seright Family c1915
    Back row (l-r): Robert Bowie Seright, John S. Seright, unknown, Caroline Seright, Sarah Townsend, John Seright
    Front row (l-r): Charlie Hillyard, Mary (Robert's wife), Sarah Seright, James McKinlay
    S/S Ionian
    S/S Ionian
    Allan Line emigrant passenger ship

    Documents
    John S. Seright
    John S. Seright
    Newspaper obituary notice
    Obituary Notice, John S. Seright
    Obituary Notice, John S. Seright
    The Calgary Herald,
    January 15, 1942
    John S. Seright
    John S. Seright
    Birth Certificate
    Passenger List, S.S. Ionian
    Passenger List, S.S. Ionian
    Seright family emigration to Canada, May 1911
    1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
    1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
    Family of John and Sarah Seright
    1921 Census of Canada
    1921 Census of Canada
    Family of John and Sarah Seright

    Headstones
    John and Sarah Seright
    John and Sarah Seright
    Gravestone, Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta
    (photo courtesy of Dalton Seright)

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Letter - living relative, (January 30, 1997).

    2. [S36] Family Bible - Seright, (circa 1890).

    3. [S129] 1881 Scottish Census.

    4. [S346] Scots Origins Database, (1998).

    5. [S760] AFHS Digital Library, Alberta Family Histories Society, (Calgary, Alberta, 2001).

    6. [S1191] 1881 Scottish Census - Samuel Seright Family.

    7. [S49] Marriage - Seright/Townsend, (April 18, 1884).

    8. [S75] Obit - John Seright 1942, (January 15, 1942).

    9. [S1183] Ship Manifest - Seright Families, (May 20, 1911).

    10. [S705] Cemetery - Burnsland, Calgary, (Alberta Family Histories Society, 1994).

    11. [S166] Marriage - Seright S/Bowie S, (November 1858).

    12. [S234] Birth - Sarah Townsend Seright, (April 6, 1891).

    13. [S358] Birth - Samuel Seright, (February 24, 1887).

    14. [S867] Scotlands People Database, (2010).