John George LaBallister

M, #281, b. 25 December 1854, d. 30 January 1935
Father*Jean George Larbalestier b. 17 Aug 1825, d. 28 Jun 1885
Mother*Elizabeth Clarke b. 5 Feb 1832, d. 1 Feb 1908
John George LaBallister was born on Monday, 25 December 1854 at Canada. He appeared in the household of Jean George Larbalestier on the census of January 1861 at Lippincott Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: John Leballister, child, born Upper Canada, Church of England, age 7, male, single, male family member. He appeared in the household of Jean George Larbalestier on the census of 25 April 1871 at St. Patrick's Ward, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is listed as: Labalister, John George, male age 16, born Ontario, Church of England religion, France origin, Painter, unmarried. He witnessed the marriage of Matilda LaBallister and Byron Carmoody, Sunday, 19 October 1873. John and Maria Elizabeth Hattie, daughter of Thomas Hattie and Elizabeth (?) Hattie, were married by Reverend James J. Rice on Monday, 3 August 1874 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was 19, born Canada, living in Toronto, bachelor, painter, Methodist. She was 19, born Canada, living in Toronto, spinster, Methodist. His surname was written as Le Balister. Matilda Carmoody and Byron Carmoody witnessed the marriage. He resided in 1880 at College s s n Markham, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is listed as Bannister John, painter. He resided in 1881 at 95 Lippincott Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is listed as Laballister, John, painter, while his father is listed as Labastier, Jno. He appeared as head of the household on the census of April 1881 at St. Patrick's Ward, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: Labillister, John, male age 26, born in Ontario, Latter Day Saints religion, of French origin, Painter, married. Maria Elizabeth LaBallister, Charles William LeBannister, Elizabeth Maria LaBallister and Susan Hatty also appeared in the household. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 24 April 1891 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: LaBallister, John, male, 34, married, head, born Ontario, father born Jersey I'd, mother born England, Methodist, painter, wage earner, employed 2 people, able to read and write. Maria Elizabeth LaBallister, Charles William LeBannister, Elizabeth Maria LaBallister, Alexander Arthur LaBallister, James Henry LeBallister and Ethel May LaBallister also appeared in the household. He resided in 1898 at 26 Nassau Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as LeBannister, John G, lab University Coll. He appeared as head of the household on the census of April 1901 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is listed as: Bannester, John, male, white, head, married, born Dec 25 1854, age 46, born Ontario, of English origin, Canadian, Later Day Saint, Painter, worked for 9 months, earned $150, earned $400 in extra income, able to read, write and speak English. Maria Elizabeth LaBallister, Charles William LeBannister, Elizabeth Maria LaBallister, Alexander Arthur LaBallister, James Henry LeBallister, Ethel May LaBallister, George Henry LaBallister and Alfred William LaBallister also appeared in the household. He resided between 1911 and 1921 at 213 Major Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 2 June 1911 at 213 Major, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: Laballister, John, male, head, married, born Dec 1853 in Ontario, age 57, of English origin, Canadian, Latter Day Saint, caretaker at the University, worked for 50 weeks, worked 55 hours per week, earned $600, has insurance of $1000 costing $16, able to read, write and speak English. Maria Elizabeth LaBallister, Charles William LeBannister, Elizabeth Maria Smith, Alexander Arthur LaBallister, James Henry LeBallister, George Henry LaBallister, Alfred William LaBallister and Alfred George Smith also appeared in the household. He participated in the Orange Parade, Toronto, on July 12 1911, marching with the Duke of York Lodge, and a small article was written about him. You can view it here. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 1921 at 213 Major Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was enumerated as: Laballister, John, rents house for $24/month, 6 rooms, head, male, married, age 66, born Ontario, father born Jersey England, mother born Jersey England, Canadian, English origin, speaks English, does not speak French, Latter Day Saint, able to read and write, labourer in cleaning, earned $784. Maria Elizabeth LaBallister, Alfred George Smith and Elizabeth Maria Smith also appeared in the household. He resided between 1934 and 1935 at 284 Lippincott St., (rear), Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. John died on Wednesday, 30 January 1935 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 80 years, 1 month and 5 days of Myocardial Degeneration. George Henry LaBallister was listed as the informant. He was buried on Saturday, 2 February 1935 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Plot 21, Section 21, Lot 4, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, and the owner of the burial plot was George Laballister and next of kin was listed as George H. Laballister of 284 Lippincott Street, Toronto.

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Maria Elizabeth Hattie b. Jun 1854, d. 19 Feb 1928
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