Milner, Jonathan (1829-1900)

Family

Jonathan was born on 10 October 1829 at Foxholes, Yorkshire, to parents John, who worked the land, and Henrietta. He was baptised on 11 October 1829 at Foxholes.

He married Mercy Ann Stafford (b abt1834) on 10 May 1858 at Frontenac, Ontario. Census returns identify four children.

  • William Stafford (1859-1931) – a lecturer in classics (1891)
  • Emma Henrietta (1861-1927) – married Thomas Walker Simpson, a doctor
  • Beverley Zey (1865-1934) – a doctor of medicine (1891)
  • Jessie (1868-1940) – married Edward Manning Sanders, a bank clerk, in 1897

He married Mary Annie Kipp, nee Cousins (abt1838-1913), on 1 July 1880 at Woodstock, Ontario, Canada

Jonathan died on 29 November 1900. He is buried at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Canada.

Circuits

  • 1854 Kingston
  • 1855 Portland
  • 1857 Laskey
  • 1859 Portland
  • 1861 Peel & Well
  • 1864 Stratford
  • 1866 Hamilton
  • 1868 Toronto
  • 1869 Barrie
  • 1873 Orangeville
  • 1877 not shown
  • 1878 Woodstock
  • 1880 Barrie
  • 1882 disappears

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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