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 John Lyon Leslie

John Lyon Leslie

Birth
Burlington, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Death 13 Apr 1949 (aged 85)
Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada
Burial Georgetown, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Plot Section C, Plot C21, grave 2
Memorial ID 100041333 · View Source
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A pioneer resident of Esquesing Township, John Lyon Leslie, died in Guelph General Hospital Wednesday morning, April 13th, from complications resulting from a fall in which he had suffered a broken hip.
He was the son of the late James and Margaret Leslie, and born 86 years ago at Lot 16, concession 4, Esquesing. He farmed there continuously until moving to Georgetown in 1918. He was married in 1888 to Mary A. Thornton, daughter of Edwin and Catharine Thornton, and they had a family of five children, four sons; Blake, Edwin (who was killed at the Battle of Somme in 1916), Dean and George and one daughter, Mrs. K.C. Lindsay (Isabel). He is also survived by an only sister, Mrs.T.J. Leslie (Cassie) of Ingersoll.
The funeral, conducted by Rev. Alex Calder, took place from the McClure Funeral Home on Friday afternoon...

Canadian Champion 28 April 1949


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  • Created by: Cathy Beaudoin
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100041333
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Lyon Leslie (14 Jul 1863–13 Apr 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100041333, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Georgetown, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Cathy Beaudoin (contributor 47622350) .