Alexander Runnions1

M, #740, b. 11 December 1842, d. 27 February 1936
Father*Henry Runnions b. c 1800, d. 21 Mar 1876
Mother*Ruth Streeter b. c 1 Nov 1808, d. 14 Mar 1860
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of William Robert Thomas Boyd
     Alexander Runnions was born on 11 December 1842 at Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada, son of Henry Runnions and Ruth Streeter.2,3,4 Alexander Runnions married Mary Margaret Hartle, daughter of Jane Hartle, on 29 December 1863 at Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada.5,6,7 Alexander Runnions married Sarah Adeline Hart circa 1874.8,4 Alexander Runnions died on 27 February 1936 at Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada, at age 93.9,10 He was buried circa 1 March 1936 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada.
     He was a carpenter in 1870.

Family 1

Mary Margaret Hartle b. c 1846, d. 18 Dec 1873
Marriage*Alexander Runnions married Mary Margaret Hartle, daughter of Jane Hartle, on 29 December 1863 at Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada.5,6,7 
Children
  • Alice Jane Runnions
  • Albert E. Runnions
  • Albertha A. Runnions
  • Elieta Mariah Runnions
  • Mary Margaret Runnions

Family 2

Sarah Adeline Hart b. c 1855, d. c 1934
Marriage*Alexander Runnions married Sarah Adeline Hart circa 1874.8,4 
Children
  • Jannet Runnions
  • Hattie Runnions
  • Herman Alexander Runnions
  • Martha Runnions
Last Edited16 Sep 2012

Citations

  1. [S3] Government of Canada, 1851 Census of Canada,
    cornwall township.
  2. [S4] Government of Canada, 1861 Census of Canada,
    cornwall township.
  3. [S6] Government of Canada, 1871 Census of Canada,
    cornwall township p19.
  4. [S8] Government of Canada, 1881 Census of Canada,
    town of cornwall p30.
  5. [S47] Anglican Church, Trinity Anglican Church,
    Index of register 127 p17
    Hartle Mary Margaret married Runions Alexander p68 1863
    and
    Hartle Mary Margaret married Runnions Alexander p307 1863
    There is no record of an Alexander Hartle being married in this time frame.
  6. [S36] Various, Marriage Record,
    Name: Mary Margaret Hartle
    Birth Place: Ontario
    RESIDENCE: Cornwall Township
    Age: 17
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
    Mother Name: Jane
    Spouse Name: Alexander Hartle
    Spouse's Age: 21
    Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
    Spouse Birth Place: Ontario
    Spouse Residence: Cornwall Township
    Spouse Father Name: Henry
    Spouse Mother Name: Ruth
    Marriage Date: 29 Dec 1863
    Marriage County: Stormont
    Family History Library Microfilm: 1030065
    Source: Indexed by: Genealogical Research Library.
  7. [S36] Various, Marriage Record,
    page 71, by Rev Henry Patton, Church of England, Cornwall

    Alexander, 21, Canada West, Cornwall, s/o Henry HARTLE & Ruth, maried Mary Margaret, 17, Canada West, Cornwall, d/o blank & Jane HARTLE, witn: George E. ROBERTSON of Cornwall, 29 Dec 1863.
  8. [S20] Various, Border Crossing,
    port of cornwall august 1909.
  9. [S41] Various, Obituary,
    Alex Runions died in his 94th year. Alex was the last of a family of 6 brothers and 3 sisters children of Henry Runions and Ruth Streeter. He was born Dec 11, 1942. He served during the Fenian raids of 1866-70. First married to Mary Margret Hartle of that union 3 children survive. His second wife was Sarah Adeline Hart. Of that union 4 are living.
  10. [S56] Unknown author, On-Line Family Tree,
    Alexander Runnions
    Birth11 Dec 1842inCornwall, 1654335, Ontario, Canada
    Death27 Feb 1936inCornwall, 1654335, Ontario, Canada
    Parents
    Henry Runions1798 – 1876
    Ruth Streeter1808 – 1860.
  11. [S3] Government of Canada, 1851 Census of Canada,
    Henry Runnions 52
    Eli 1
    Duncan H 7
    Alexander 10
    Philip 13
    Stephen 20
    William H 24
    Ruth 43
    Margaret 11
    Delia Ann 15.
  12. [S4] Government of Canada, 1861 Census of Canada,
    Henry Runions farmer and tavern keeper 62 next birthday widower cannot read or write lived in single family frame single story house
    Female age 51 died in 1860 of dropsy
    Margt 21
    Alex 19
    Duncan 16.