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John Milton Symington

Male 1905 - 1997  (92 years)


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  • Photos
    Munro Family
    Munro Family
    Back: Euphemia (Rintoul) Munro, Joe Symington
    Seated: John Munro, Maggie (Munro) Symington, Alex Symington on knee, Alex T. Munro (Euphemia's husband), Milton Symington

    Census
    1911 Canada Census
    1911 Canada Census
    Ramsay Township, Lanark County, Ontario
    1921 Canada Census
    1921 Canada Census
    Ramsay Township, Lanark County, Ontario

  • Name John Milton Symington 
    Born 22 Feb 1905  Mississippi Mills, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 May 1997  Almonte, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Auld Kirk Cemetery, Almonte, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I02712  Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2020 

    Father Joseph Henry Symington,   b. 21 Mar 1879, Mississippi Mills, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1967, Almonte, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Margaret Jennett Munro,   b. 22 Jan 1879, Lanark Highlands Township, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1960, Almonte, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1903  Lanark Highlands Township, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Darling Township, Ontario
    Family ID F0912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Mason Sutherland,   b. 23 Mar 1907, Mississippi Mills, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1987, Arnprior, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Allan Henry Symington,   b. 1931,   d. 19 Jun 1993, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Eileen E. Symington,   b. 1945,   d. 1986  (Age 41 years)
    +3. Living
     4. Living
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     6. Living
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F1031  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Feb 1905 - Mississippi Mills, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 May 1997 - Almonte, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Auld Kirk Cemetery, Almonte, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • SYMINGTON, J. Milton - At Fairview Manor, Almonte on May 8, 1997, in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Annie Sutherland. Dear father of Helen (Bill) Dean, Kay (Jim) Kilburn, of Arnprior, Doreen (Garnie) Ziebarth of Pakenham, Ron (Denise) of Cornwall. Father-in-law of Barbara Symington (Renfrew), Merlyn Ziebarth of Pakenham. Predeceased by son Allan and daughter Eileen Ziebarth. Dear brother of Mary McIntyre (Saskatoon) and Evelyn McIntyre (Almonte). Predeceased by brothers Alex and Charlie. Survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A Private Family Funeral was held May 10, 1997 at Boyce Funeral Home with Rev. Donald Wachenschiwaz officiating. Interment Auld Kirk Cemetery, Almonte. Pallbearers were Glenn, Dale and Barry Dean, Dwayne and Greg Ziebarth and Jason Symington.
    • Well-Known fiddler dies at Fairview Manor May 8
      Long-time Ottawa Valley entertainer Milton Symington died May 8 at Fairview Manor. He was 92.
      After a long career as fiddle player, Mr. symington moved into Fairview Manor in Almonte last September. He continued to play with the band, Milton symington and Friends at local venues, including the Manor and Country Haven.
      Mr. Symington lived with his wife Annie in Ramsay township until 1953, when they moved to the Arnprior area. They raised six children and Annie , who died in 1887, attended as many of her husband's concerts as she could.
      Mr symington headed the Renfrew County fiddler's Association, sang in the Almonte United church choir and volunteered with the Oddfellows and the Masons. He also called square dances.
      "I wonder now how I found the time." Mr. Symington said in an interview last September. "Many's a night I didn't have time to sit down to supper."
      Mr symington is survived by sisters Mary McIntyre of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and Evelyn McIntyre of Almonte, as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is the father of Helen (Bill) Dean, Kay (Jim) Kilburn, Doreen (Garnie) Zeibarth, Ron (Denise) and father-in-law of Barbara symington and Merlyn Zeibarth.
      He was predeceased by son Allan and daughter Eileen Zeibarth, as well as brothers Alex and Charlie.
      After a private family funeral on May 10, interment took place at the Auld Kirk Cemetery. Glenn, Dale and Barry Dean, Dwayne and Greg Zeibarth, and Jason Symington were pallbearers.
      --Almonte Gazette, date unknown