John Seright

John Seright

Male 1892 - 1970  (77 years)

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  • Name John Seright 
    Born 04 Oct 1892  Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  301 Glasgow Road, Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Emigration 20 May 1911  Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Occupation Between 1915 and 1957  the C.P.R. Powerhouse, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    an engineer 
    Milit-Beg 22 Feb 1916  Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Milit-End 01 Jun 1919  [7
    Died 09 Sep 1970  Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried 14 Sep 1970  Union Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I187  McClelland Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2015 

    Father John S. Seright,   b. 14 Dec 1862, Crofs Street, St. Quivox, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1942, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother 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  [1, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jean Barron Seright,   b. 17 Jul 1904, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1997, Bow Crest Nursing Home, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 1938  [5, 12, 13
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F77  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 04 Oct 1892 - Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 31 Mar 1901 - 301 Glasgow Road, Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 20 May 1911 - Glasgow, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - an engineer - Between 1915 and 1957 - the C.P.R. Powerhouse, Calgary, Alberta Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilit-Beg - 22 Feb 1916 - Calgary, Alberta Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 09 Sep 1970 - Calgary, Alberta Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Sep 1970 - Union Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John and Jean Seright
    John and Jean Seright
    Photo taken outside the gates of Buckingham Palace, London, England, 1967.
    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
    Camp Sarcee
    Camp Sarcee
    John Seright received his military training at this Calgary location in 1916
    John Seright
    John Seright
    closeup photo

    Documents
    John Seright
    John Seright
    World War I Attestation Papers - back page
    John Seright
    John Seright
    World War I Attestation Papers - front page
    Memorial Card
    Memorial Card
    John Seright
    (1892-1970)
    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 Jean Seright
    John and Jean Seright
    Gravestone, Union Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta
    (photo courtesy of Dalton Seright)

    Histories
    John Seright
    John Seright
    Military Service History (courtesy of Jim Busby)
    Veterans of the McClelland and Related Families
    Veterans of the McClelland and Related Families
    Canadian and US Veterans

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Family Bible - Seright, (circa 1890).

    2. [S252] Memorial - John Seright 1970, (Jacques Funeral Home, Calgary, Alberta, September 1970).

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

    4. [S1189] 1901 Scottish Census - John Seright Family.

    5. [S428] Obit - John Seright 1970, (September 10/14, 1970).

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

    7. [S1032] Military Service - Seright Enlistments, living relative, (April 1, 2008).

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

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

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

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

    12. [S454] Letter - living relative, (1999).

    13. [S531] Obit - Jean Barron Seright1997, (August 17, 1997).