Family: Ezekiel Burgess HARNISH / Viola Edna JACKSON (F50147)

m. 16 Jun 1914


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  • Father | Male
    Ezekiel Burgess HARNISH

    Born  13 Feb 1893  Sheet Harbour, Halifax, NS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Aug 1917  France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Loos British Cemetery, Loos-en-Gohelle, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  16 Jun 1914  [1]  Lower Stewiacke, Colchester, NS  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Hezekiah Burgess HARNISH | F19382 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Maria Margaret BOUTILIER | F19382 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Viola Edna JACKSON

    Born  17 Oct 1895  Truro, Colchester, NS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Other Spouse  Clarence Edward STOUTLEY | F50149 
    Married  4 Jan 1921  Amherst, Cumberland, NS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William JACKSON | F50148 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Jane HASHER | F50148 Group Sheet 

  • Notes  Married:
    • Ezekiel Burgess HARNISH sates, in his WWI CEF Attestation papers that he is married; however, there is no know marriage record for an Ezekiel or a Burgess HARNISH. However, there is a 1914 marriage record for an Alfred HARNISH, whose mother's name is listed as as Marie ROBSON.

      Now:
      a. There are no known Alfred HARNISH's who could have married Viola JACKSON in 1914.
      b. There are no Alfred HARNISH's in the 1901 and/or 1911 censuses who could possibly be the man who marries Viola JACKSON.
      c. The date and place of birth, as well as his mother's name, all fit the known facts about Ezekiel Burgess HARNISH.
      d. Ezekiel Burgess HARNISH is killed in action in 1917, in France, and on 4 Jan 1921, his (who states she isa wodw), marries Clarence STOUTLEY.

      So I think that there is simply a mistake in the civil marriage register and that Alfred and Ezekiel HARNISH are the same person. [Bob H]

  • Sources 
    1. [S12554] !NS Historical Vital Statistics, Year: 1914 - Book: 1808 - Page: 45 - Number: 66.