William L. McAllister

M, #266, b. 23 November 1889, d. 25 June 1968
Father*John McAllister b. 15 Oct 1851, d. 20 Jul 1924
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Hale b. 27 Sep 1857, d. 1 Sep 1917
     William L. McAllister was born on Saturday, 23 November 1889 at Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada, and his father was the informant. Dr. (?) Haggie attended at the birth. He appeared on the census of Thursday, 16 April 1891 in the household of John McAllister at Toronto Gore Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: McCalister, William L, male, age 1, single, son, born Ontario, both parents born Ontario, C. Presbyterian. He appeared on the census of April 1901 in the household of John McAllister at Toronto Gore Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. He is listed as: McAllister, William, male, white, son, single, born Nov 23 1890 in Ontario, age 10, of Scotch origin, Canadian, Methodist, attended school for 10 months, able to read, write and speak English. He appeared on the census of Monday, 19 June 1911 in the household of John McAllister at Lot 11, Concession 7, Toronto Gore Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: Mc Allister, William, living in Toronto, male, son, single, born Nov 1889 in Ontario, age 21, of Scotch origin, Canadian, Methodist, employee as a butcher in a slaughter house, able to read and write. William began military service on Thursday, 9 March 1916 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, when he signed his attestation paper becoming regimental #767188, with the 123'rd Batallion, C.E.F. Royal Grenadiers. His address was 176 Franklin Ave., Toronto, born in Brampton, next of kin was his mother in Malton, Ontario. States he was born November 23, 1889, working as a butcher, single, served 6 months with the 12'th York Rangers. He was deemed fit to serve and described as: 5' 5¼", fair complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair, Methodist. He had a tefth of white hair in back of head, scar over left sacrum, scar on back of neck. He was listed as the informant of the death of John McAllister, Sunday, 20 July 1924 Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. He and Olive Vivian Irish, daughter of John Alexander Irish and Alice Fanny Gillick, were married on Thursday, 25 September 1924 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was 27, bachelor, butcher, Presbyterian, living at 114 Athol Road E, Oshawa, able to read and write. She was 20, spinster, sales lady, Anglican, living at 253 Evelyn Ave, Toronto, able to read and write. Frank E. Bush and Bertha M. Bush witnessed the marriage.
     William died on Tuesday, 25 June 1968 at 72 Queen Street, Fort Erie, Welland Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 78 years, 7 months and 2 days. He was buried on Thursday, 27 June 1968 in St. Pauls Anglican Cemetery, Fort Erie, Welland Co., Ontario, Canada.

Family

Olive Vivian Irish b. 1904, d. 14 Jan 1971