James Runnions1

M, #2462, b. 28 December 1817, d. 21 August 1879
Father*Henry Runnions UEL b. 1760, d. bt 1836 - 1850
Mother*Elizabeth Young b. c 1783
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of William Robert Thomas Boyd
     James Runnions was born on 28 December 1817 at Cornwall Twp, Stormont, Ontario, Canada, son of Henry Runnions UEL and Elizabeth Young. James Runnions was baptized on 22 March 1818 at Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada.2 He married Mary Henry in 1845.3 James Runnions died on 21 August 1879 at Wisconsin, USA, at age 61.4 He was buried circa 24 August 1879 at Wisconsin, USA; Warren, St Croix.
     He petitioned for a land grant at Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada on 29 April 1841.5 He was granted land at Cornwall Twp, Stormont, Ontario, Canada as of 14 October 1841. He was granted land at Wisconsin, USA as of 2 October 1854.6 He was granted land at Wisconsin, USA as of 1 April 1857.7 He was granted land at Wisconsin, USA as of 1 April 1857.8 He was granted land at Wisconsin, USA as of 7 March 1860.9

Census

DatePlace
2 September 1850Wisconsin, USA10
9 July 1860Wisconsin, USA11
15 July 1870Wisconsin, USA12

Family

Mary Henry b. 1818, d. 5 Feb 1900
Marriage*James Runnions married Mary Henry in 1845.3 
Children
Last Edited11 Aug 2012

Citations

  1. [S31] Various, Genealogy Researcher,
    Dawn:
    James Runnions, son of Henry Runions and Elizabeth Young, was born on 28 Dec 1817 in Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada, died on 21 Aug 1879 in Warren, St. Croix,Wisconsin, United States at age 61, and was buried in Aug 1879 in Warren, St. Croix, Wisconsin,United States.
  2. [S31] Various, Genealogy Researcher,
    Dawn:
    He was baptized on 22 Mar 1818 in Cornwall, Stormont Co., Ontario, Canada.
  3. [S31] Various, Genealogy Researcher,
    Dawn:
    Mary Henry, daughter of Robert Henry and Mary, was born in 1818 in
    Ireland, died on 5 Feb 1900 in Warren, St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States at age 82, and was buried in Feb 1900 in Warren, St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States.
  4. [S31] Various, Genealogy Researcher.
  5. [S60] Unknown author, Land Petition, The Petition of James Runnion of the Township of Cornwall. That your petitioner is the son of Henry Runnion late of the township aforesaid deceased, a Loyalist UE has arrived at the age of twenty two years and has never received any land. He therefore prays your Excellency will be pleased to grant him two hundred acres.

    Henry Runnion (brother of Petitioner) maketh and saith that James Runnion the within named Petitioner is the person he therein describes himself to be.
  6. [S72] Unknown author, Land Transfer,
    Name:James Runnion
    Land Office:HUDSON
    Sequence #:1
    Document Number:394
    Total Acres:67.88
    Signature:Yes
    Canceled Document:No
    Issue Date:2 Oct 1854
    Mineral Rights Reserved:No
    Metes and Bounds:No
    Statutory Reference:3 Stat. 566
    Multiple Warantee Names:No
    Act or Treaty:April 24, 1820
    Multiple Patentee Names:No
    Entry Classification:Sale-Cash Entries
    Land Description:
    1 1
    4TH PM - 1831 MINNESOTA/WISCONSIN
    No 28 N 20 W 13.
  7. [S72] Unknown author, Land Transfer,
    Name:James Runnions
    Land Office:HUDSON
    Sequence #:1
    Document Number:4587
    Total Acres:40
    Signature:Yes
    Canceled Document:No
    Issue Date:1 Apr 1857
    Mineral Rights Reserved:No
    Metes and Bounds:No
    Statutory Reference:3 Stat. 566
    Multiple Warantee Names:No
    Act or Treaty:April 24, 1820
    Multiple Patentee Names:No
    Entry Classification:Sale-Cash Entries
    Land Description:
    1 NWSW
    4TH PM - 1831 MINNESOTA/WISCONSIN
    No 29 N 18 W 4.
  8. [S72] Unknown author, Land Transfer,
    Name:James Runnion
    Land Office:HUDSON
    Sequence #:1
    Document Number:4514
    Total Acres:80
    Signature:Yes
    Canceled Document:No
    Issue Date:1 Apr 1857
    Mineral Rights Reserved:No
    Metes and Bounds:No
    Statutory Reference:3 Stat. 566
    Multiple Warantee Names:No
    Act or Treaty:April 24, 1820
    Multiple Patentee Names:No
    Entry Classification:Sale-Cash Entries
    Land Description:
    1 N½SE
    4TH PM - 1831 MINNESOTA/WISCONSIN
    No 29 N 18 W 5.
  9. [S72] Unknown author, Land Transfer,
    Name:James Runion
    Land Office:HUDSON
    Sequence #:1
    Document Number:5704
    Total Acres:36.73
    Signature:Yes
    Canceled Document:No
    Issue Date:7 Mar 1860
    Mineral Rights Reserved:No
    Metes and Bounds:No
    Statutory Reference:3 Stat. 566
    Multiple Warantee Names:No
    Act or Treaty:April 24, 1820
    Multiple Patentee Names:No
    Entry Classification:Sale-Cash Entries
    Land Description:
    1 NENE
    4TH PM - 1831 MINNESOTA/WISCONSIN
    No 29 N 18 W 5.
  10. [S61] US Federal Government, 1850 US Census,
    James Runions 22 lumberman born canada
    Mary 27 ireland
    Robert 7 canada
    Margaret 5 canada
    Eliza 2 canada.
  11. [S62] US Federal Government, 1860 US Census,
    James Runnion 40 labourer canada
    Mary 36 ireland
    Eliza 12 canada
    Mary 5/12 wisconsin.
  12. [S5] US Federal Government, 1870 US Census,
    Runion James 55 farmer canada
    Mary 48 ireland cannot read or write
    Mary 10
    Greenfield J F 20 farm laborer
    The family is living near daughter Margaret Greenfield.
  13. [S31] Various, Genealogy Researcher,
    Dawn:
    Margaret Jane Runnions, daughter of James Runnions and Mary Henry,was born on 20 Jul 1845 in Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada, died on 20 May 1925 in Warren,St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States 13 at age 79, and was buried on 23 May 1925 in Roberts, St.Croix, Wisconsin, United States. The cause of her death was Apoplexy, Paralysis. Another name forMargaret was Margaret Runnions Brady.