John Alexander Falconer

1823–10 April 1897 (Age 74)
Riverton, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of John Alexander

When John Alexander Falconer was born in 1823, in Riverton, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, John Falconer, was 26 and his mother, Elleanor Ann Fraser, was 18. He married Margaret Chisholm on 8 July 1847, in Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hopewell, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1871. He died on 10 April 1897, in Riverton, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 74, and was buried in Riverton Cemetery, Riverton, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Alexander Falconer
1823–1897
Margaret Chisholm
1824–1903
Marriage: 8 July 1847
Jane Ann Falconer
1847–
John William Falconer
1849–1873
Alexander Daniel Falconer
1853–1858
Elizabeth Catherine Falconer
1862–1941
Falconer
1864–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 July 1847
Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(5)

    Jane Ann Falconer

    Female1847–Female

    John William Falconer

    Male1849–1873Male

    Alexander Daniel Falconer

    Male1853–1858Male

    Elizabeth Catherine Falconer

    Female1862–1941Female

    Falconer

    Unknown1864–

Parents and Siblings

    John Falconer

    Male1797–1878Male

    Elleanor Ann Fraser

    Female1805–1868Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (2)

1869

Age 46

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1871

Age 48

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Scottish: occupational name for someone who kept and trained falcons ( see Faulkner ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John A. Falconer in entry for John M. Falconer, "Canada, Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"
  • John A Falconer in entry for John W Falconer, "Canada, Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"
  • John A Falconer in entry for John Wm Falconer, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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