Wesley James Kalar

Male4 July 1849–3 June 1905

Brief Life History of Wesley James

When Wesley James Kalar was born on 4 July 1849, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, his father, James Kalar, was 51 and his mother, Susannah Elizabeth Whiting, was 48. He married Emeranda Degere about 1874, in Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Delta, Rideau Lakes, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1871. He died on 3 June 1905, in Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Wesley James Kalar
Emeranda Degere
Marriage: about 1874
Katharine Rowina Kellar
about 1874–
Thomas Kellar
about 1877–
George Robinson Kellar
Ethel Adelia Kellar
Wesley Keller
Frances Maud Kellar
Florence M Kellar

Sources (14)

  • Wesley Kellar, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Wesley Keeler, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Wesley Kellar - Government record: Death record or certificate: death: 3 June 1905; Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1874Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1867 · Ontario Founded

    Age 18

    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.


    Age 20


    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 34

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    Name Meaning

    Slovenian: topographic name derived from kal ‘shallow pool, filled with rainwater’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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