John Ross Wetherman

7 November 1855–25 November 1908 (Age 53)
Dublin, Ireland

The Life of John Ross

John Ross Wetherman was born on 7 November 1855, in Dublin, Ireland. He married Anne Gregson in 1879, in London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Lewisham, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 25 November 1908, in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 53, and was buried in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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John Ross Wetherman
Anne Gregson
Marriage: 1879
Arthur Guy Lewis Warwick Wetherman
Ethel Maud Wetherman
Ivor Ross Wetherman
Gladys Muriel Ross Wetherman
Amy Gertrude Ross Wetherman
Geraldine Victoria Wetherman

Spouse and Children

London, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)


Age 14


Age 16

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 25

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained; perhaps an occupational name for a shepherd, in particular one who castrated rams, from Middle English weder ‘wether’, ‘castrated ram’ + man ‘man’.2 Americanized form of German Wettermann, a variant of Wetter 2, with the addition of the Middle High German suffix -man ‘man’.

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

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  • John Wetherman in entry for Ethel Maud Wetherman, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • John Ross Wetherman in entry for Amy Gertrude Ross Wetherman, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • John in entry for Ethel M. M. Wetherman, "Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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