Edna Viola BURNETT

Female 1915 - 2005  (90 years)


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  • Name Edna Viola BURNETT 
    Born 28 Apr 1915  Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 May 2005  Espanola, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 17 May 2005  Espanola Cemetery, Espanola, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12577  Manitoulin Roots
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2017 

    Father Jesse James BURNETT,   b. 10 Mar 1884, Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1928, Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane BLACKBURN,   b. Aug 1893,   d. 11 Dec 1981, Espanola, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1910  Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ontario Vital Records - Marriages #015 055 - 1910
      Jesse James BURNETT, 25, farmer and Mary Jane BLACKBURN, 21 were married 2 March 1910 at Gordon Township. Parents of Groom: Moses Burnett, farmer and Eliz. Fishett. Parents of Bride: William Blackburn and Aloria Brandow. Witnesses: Jacob Blackburn, Gore Bay and Mary Brandow, Little Current.

      Wedding Announcement -
      The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, March 10, 1910 -
      Wedding
      A very pleasant event took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wright, Gordon, when their daughter Miss Mary Blackburn was united in marriage to Mr. J. J. Burnett of Sheguiandah. Rev. A.E. Owen officiated at the ceremony. The bride was becomingly dressed in white lawn, trimmed with valencienne lace and insertion and wore the usual wreath of orange blossoms in her hair. The bridesmaid, Miss Mary Brandow, of Little Current wore grey worsted trimmed with velvet and allover lace and also a wreath of orange blossoms. The bridegroom was assisted by the brother of the bride, Mr. Jacob Blackburn. Friends and relatives showed their kind regards by presenting them with very useful gifts as parlor lamp, table linen, spreads, dinner sets, tea sets of various kinds, arm chair, sugar bowls, spoon holder, butter dish,. Finally all partook of a bounteous repast and all wished Mr. and Mrs. Burnett a happy journey through life.
    Family ID F1259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Earl HUMPHREYS,   b. 13 Oct 1913, Assiginack Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1986, Espanola Catholic Cemetery, Espanola, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 20 Apr 1934  Little Current, Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage date from Dawn H.

      License No. G 22208
      License issued by J.N. Sisson, Little Current, Ontario, April 16, 1934
      Ontario Vital Records - Marriages - #014965 - 1934
      George Earl Humphrey, gardener, aged 20 years, bachelor, Protestant, residing in Howland Township, born Ontario and Edna Viola Burnett, clerk, aged 18 years, spinster, Protestant, residing in Howland Township, born in Ontario were married April 20, 1934 at Little Current, District of Manitoulin, Ontario by J. Henry Mastin, Little Current, United Church of Canada. Witnesses: Wallace Burnett, Little Current and Lucinda Burnett, Little Current. Parents of Groom: William Humphrey born Ontario and Nellie Peck. Parents of Bride: James Burnett born Ontario and Mary Blackburn. Both bridge and groom can read and write.
    Children 
     1. Earl Harold James HUMPHREYS,   b. 25 Jan 1936, Mindemoya, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1936, Mindemoya, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Nolan George HUMPHREYS,   b. 26 May 1937,   d. 29 Jan 2007, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Living
     4. William Edward HUMPHREYS,   b. 8 Apr 1947, Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 2009, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     5. Living
     6. Living
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F8023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ontario Vital Records - Births # 036785 - 1915
      Burnett, Edna Viola, female, born April 28, 1915 at Sheguiandah, Ontario. Parents: Jesse James Burnett, farmer and Mary Jane Blackburn, married March 2, 1910 at Gore Bay, Manitoulin, Ontario. Informant: Jesse James Burnett, Sheguiandah, Ontario, May 10, 1915.

      Obituary, Manitoulin Expositor, May 17, 2005,
      EDNA (NEE BURNETT) HUMPHREYS --- Edna (nee Burnett) Humphreys of Espanola passed away at the Espanola Nursing Home on Friday, May 13, 2005 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Earl Humphreys. Dear daughter of the late Jesse and Mary (Blackburn) Burnett. Loving mother of Nolan of Saskatoon, Sask., Wayne (wife Ingrid) of Bramalea, Ont., Bill (wife Judy) of Espanola, Patricia (Mrs. Gary Winn) of Levack and Mary McGregor (Lanny Alexander) of Espanola. Will be sadly missed by 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Stanley Burnett and Kathleen Morphet. Edna was an avid bingo player and loved to be out working in her garden and flower beds. No visitation or funeral. A committal service of her ashes will be held Tuesday afternoon, May 17th at the Espanola Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation would be appreciated.