Waite, John William (1850-1902)

Family

John was born on 10 July 1851 at Trimdon, Co. Durham.

The family emigrated to USA in 1892 where John continued to work asa minister.

He married Mary Grange (1854-1917) in late 1874 in the Auckland Registration District, Co. Durham Census returns identify four children.

  • Florence Russell (1875-1955) – married Linus Burr Smith, a furniture dealers clerk (1900), in 1898
  • John William (1877-1894)     
  • Alice Mary (1879-1943) – a school teacher (1900); married a Richardson            
  • Percy Edgar (1885-1930) – a salt company commercial traveller (1920)        

John died on 4 July 1902 at Minneapolis, Kansas, USA   

Circuits

  • 1870 Middleham
  • 1871 Pateley Bridge
  • 1873 York
  • 1875 Shipley
  • 1877 Wakefield
  • 1879 Normanton
  • 1880 Gloucester
  • 1882 Halstead
  • 1884 Clayton West
  • 1887 Bournemouth
  • 1890 Southampton I
  • 1893 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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