Descendants of Robert & Fanny ECTOR


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1. Robert ECTOR was born on November 22, 1827 in , , Tyrone, Northern Ireland,1 died on July 19, 1906 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 78, and was buried in Durham Cemetery, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada.

Obituary for Robert ECTOR
After some months of illness there passed quietly away on Thursday morning, July 19, one of Glenelg's most respected and beloved pioneers, Mr. Robt. Ector, of Edge Hill; Born in Co. of Tyrone, Ireland, in the year 1827, he came out to Canada in 1852 and five years later, in October wedded Miss Fannie McCallum, of Vaughan. The union proved a most happy one and the Ector home was always noted for it neatness, its kindness and the true neighborly spirit. Deceased was famed for his untiring activity in garden, orchard and field. A look through the former was an ideal object lesson. Though age bent the form, yet the heart never lost its youth and his geniality retained the many friends and won the esteem of the ?.
In politics he was a Reformer and staunch in his faith to the Presbyterian church of which he was a liberal supporter. The funeral took place on Monday afternoon to the Saugeen Cemetery and a great throng followed the remains to this beautiful resting place, Rev. Mr. Farquharson officiated at the home and graveside and very fittingly spoke of the departed.
He leaves to mourn his loss, a widow, six daughters and two sons at follows; Mrs. J. Moffat, Pinkerton; Mrs. Alex Binnie, Durham; Mrs. Isaac Petch, Edmonton; Mrs. Tom Turnbull of the Garafraxa Road; Mrs. John Little, Dundalk and Miss Maggie with her brother, Robert at the old home. His son, Archie, who is on a trip out to Alberta. failed to get home in time for the funeral. He lives on the old homestead a few lots way.

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He immigrated from England in 1832 to , , , Canada. 1

Robert married Frances "Fanny" McCALLUM, daughter of Archibald McCALLUM and Fanny WATSON, on October 30, 1857 in Vaughan Twp, York Co, Ontario, Canada.2 Fanny was born on March 1, 1838 in Vaughan Twp, York Co, Ontario, Canada,3 died on August 14, 1923 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 85, and was buried in Durham Cemetery, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada. She was usually called Fanny.

Children from this marriage were:

   2 F    i. Frances ECTOR was born on August 5, 1858 in , , Ontario, Canada2 and died on April 27, 1862 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 3.

   3 M    ii. Robert ECTOR was born on June 15, 1860 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada,1 died on November 22, 1936 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 76, and was buried in Durham Cemetery, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada.

Robert married Ellen GREENSIDE in 1931.2 Ellen was born on November 1, 1866 in , Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada,2 died on October 18, 1950 in Durham, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 83, and was buried in Durham Cemetery, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada. They had no children.

+ 4 M    iii. Archibald ECTOR was born on September 19, 1863 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada,4 died on May 11, 1930 in Regina, , Saskatchewan, Canada2 aged 66, and was buried in Elbow, , Saskatchewan, Canada.

+ 5 F    iv. Frances "Fannie" ECTOR was born on August 16, 1864 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada,5 died on July 13, 1942 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 77, and was buried in Purdy's Cemetery Greenock Twp. Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

   6 F    v. Elizabeth ECTOR was born on September 4, 1866 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada2 and died in 19482 aged 82.

Elizabeth married Alexander "Sandy" BINNIE, son of Thomas BINNIE and Isabella CRANSTON, on December 20, 1905 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada.2 Sandy was born on February 20, 1851 in Jedburg, , Roxburgh, Scotland6 and died on June 11, 19062 aged 55. He was usually called Sandy.

Elizabeth next married William WEIR, son of John WEIR and Elizabeth AINSLIE, on October 16, 1912 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada.2 William was born on February 8, 1865 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada,7 died on December 10, 1938 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 73, and was buried in Rocky Saugeen Cemetery, Bentick Twp, Grey Co..

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William farmed on Con 3, Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada

+ 7 F    vi. Mary Anne "Millie" ECTOR was born on February 19, 1869 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada,3 died on January 2, 1953 in Oshawa, Ontario Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 83, and was buried in Oshawa, Ontario Co, Ontario, Canada.

   8 F    vii. Catherine ECTOR was born on April 1, 1871 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada,3 died on September 9, 1950 in Durham, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 79, and was buried in Durham Cemetery, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada.

Catherine married Thomas TURNBULL, son of Alexander TURNBULL and Euphemia "Effie" McFADYEN, on December 24, 1902 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada.8 Thomas was born on June 7, 1865 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada9 and died on August 10, 1934 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 69. They had no children.

Marriage witnessed by John TURNBULL & Fanny E. MOFFAT, both of Glenelg.

+ 9 F    viii. Sarah McCallum "Sadie" ECTOR was born on August 12, 1873 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada3 and died on January 31, 1947 in Hamilton, Wentworth Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 73.

   10 F    ix. Margaret Isabelle McCallum ECTOR was born on April 23, 1877 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada3 and died on February 28, 19622 aged 84.

Margaret married Edward Casper BRADLEY on April 4, 1934.2 Edward was born on April 6, 18632 and died on December 6, 19532 aged 90.

   11 M    x. John James ECTOR was born on June 30, 1880 in Glenelg Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada3 and died in 19482 aged 68.

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