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John Alexander Byers

Male 1861 - 1948  (86 years)


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  • Name John Alexander Byers 
    Born 19 Oct 1861  Eganville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jul 1948  Powassan, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Nipissing Township Cemetery, Nipissing, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00753  Family Tree | Byers Side of My Family
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2015 

    Father William James Byers,   b. 10 Jan 1839, Bromley Township, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1920, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Ellen Banning,   b. 22 Mar 1840, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1907, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1859  Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence Mary Perry,   b. 18 Apr 1883, Parham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1939, Callander, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1897  Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Ellen Byers,   b. 7 Apr 1898, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1981, North Bay, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +2. William James Byers,   b. 23 Jun 1900, Parry Sound District, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1978  (Age 77 years)
    +3. John Alexander Byers,   b. 10 Apr 1902, Powassan, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1995  (Age 93 years)
    +4. Levi Byers,   b. 6 Apr 1904, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1987, North Bay, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +5. Eliza Jane Byers,   b. 17 Aug 1905, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1985  (Age 79 years)
    +6. Enos Elijah Byers,   b. 13 Nov 1907, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1986, North Bay, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +7. Francis Pearl Byers,   b. 22 Mar 1909, Brule, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1998, Galt, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     8. Irene Byers,   b. 3 Dec 1910, Grattan Township, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1910, Grattan Township, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +9. Gordon Emmanuel Byers,   b. 29 Jan 1912, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 2003, North Bay, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +10. Maude Esther Byers,   b. 7 Aug 1914, Nipissing Township, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 2001, Powassan, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +11. Irvin Elsworth Byers,   b. 28 Jul 1917, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1997  (Age 80 years)
    Family ID F0233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Oct 1861 - Eganville, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jun 1897 - Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jul 1948 - Powassan, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Nipissing Township Cemetery, Nipissing, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Familiy of John & Florence (Perry) Byers
    Familiy of John & Florence (Perry) Byers
    Back: Mary, Gordon, Alex, Levi, Eliza, Bill, Francis, Irvin, Esther, Enos
    Front: Florence, John
    Family of John & Florence Byers
    Family of John & Florence Byers
    (l-r) Mary, Florence, holding Eliza, Bill (sitting), Alex, John, holding Levi
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    John Alexander Byers (probably with two grandchildren)
    John Alexander Byers (probably with two grandchildren)

    Documents
    Record: Marriage
    Record: Marriage
    John Byers & Florence Perry
    Record: Marriage
    Record: Marriage
    John Byers & Florence Perry

    Headstones
    John & Florence Byers
    John & Florence Byers
    Byers

    Father
    John A.
    1861-1948

    Mother
    Florence M.
    1883-1939

    Gone but not forgotten

    Census
    1881 Canada Census
    1881 Canada Census
    Gratton Township, Renfrew County, Ontario
    1891 Canada Census
    1891 Canada Census
    Bromley Township, Renfrew County, Ontario
    1901 Canada Census
    1901 Canada Census
    Nipissing, Muskoka and Parry Sound District, Ontario
    1911 Canada Census
    1911 Canada Census
    Nipissing Township, Parry Sound District, Ontario
    1921 Canada Census
    1921 Canada Census
    Nipissing Township, Parry Sound District, Ontario

  • Notes 
    • The North Bay Nugget
      Tuesday July 13, 1948

      Powasson: Funeral services will be held at Powasson, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock for John Alexander Byers, who died Monday at his home in Powasson. He was 86 years of age and was ill for only two days before his death. The service will be held at the home of his son, Irvin, with Rev. Knowles officiating, and internment will take place in the Nipissing Cemetery. Mr. Byers six sons will act as pall-bearers. Born at Eganville, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Byers, he moved to Nipissing in 1894 and lived there until two years ago when he moved to Powasson. One of the best known residents of the Nipissing area, he worked as a sawmill employee and farmer most of his life. Mr. Byers was predeceased by his wife, the former Florence Mary Perry nine years ago. He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Clinton Turcotte, North Bay; Mrs. S. Grawbarger, Callander; Mrs. A.W. Radkey, Larder Lake; Mrs. Bert Johnston, Simcoe; and six sons, William, Mimico; Alex and Levi, Callander; Enos, Gordon and Irvin, Powasson. Two brothers Thomas, Powasson and Robert, Pittsburgh, Penn., also survive.