Seeking vitals for John BALFOUR, his ancestor, his spouse Eleanour LUNNEY / LUNNY? and their children:
1. JOHN2 BALFOUR (BALFOUR1) was born Abt 1855 in DUBLIN, IRELAND, and died Abt 1928 in TORONTO, ONT, CAN. He married ELEANOR (ELLEN) LUNNEY Abt 1876 in IRELAND, daughter of JOHN LUNNEY and SUZANNA ______. She was born March 14, 1859 in LONDONDERRY, IRELAND, and died January 29, 1927 in TORONTO, ONT, CAN.Notes for JOHN BALFOUR:
OCC: IRISH CONSTABULARY & CANADIAN LABOURER. GRANDDAUGHTER MARJ BLAIR SAYS "I THINK THEIR FATHER (JOHN BALFOUR) JUST DID LABOURING JOBS HERE. I KNOW HE WORKED ON TORONTO'S OLD CITY HALL. MARJ SAID, IN HER Aug 9, 1987 LETTER THAT HER DAD USED TO TAKE HIS LUNCH OVER TO HIM. HE DRANK TOO MUCH & ENDED UP IN A MENTAL HOSPITAL WHERE HE DIED."HE HAD A BROTHER WILLIAM (BILL). HE HAD BEEN A SAILOR AND ALSO DRANK "TOO MUCH".Notes for ELEANOR (ELLEN) LUNNEY: SHE MAY HAVE BEEN BORN IN 1858. BELIEVED TO BE ONE OF THIRTEEN CHILDREN. NO INFO.ORANGEMAN CLAN? MAY HAVE BEEN BORN LONDONDERRY BELLINDERRY BY MONEYMOORE IRL - SOURCE: LDS LIBRARY. (ALTHOUGH DAD SAID SHE WAS BORN IN BELFAST, IRL).HER FIRST NAME MAY HAVE BEEN ELLEN. (LISTED AS ELLEN BALFOUR ON HER SON JOSEPH A. BALFOUR RECORD OF ACTIVE SERVICE WW I).SHE MAY BE LISTED ON IRELAND LDS FICHE. HER NAME LISTED IS AS ELLEN LUNNY (NOTE NO "E" IN LUNNY) ON HER DAUGHTER MARY ELLEN'S MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE (REGISTERED APRIL 28 1942 #M20349).MY DAD AND HIS COUSIN MARJORY BLAIR SAID THAT HER NAME WAS SPELLED AS LUNNEY. MARJORIE DESCRIBES HER AS A LOVELY IRISH LADY - SO KIND. ONE OF 13 CHLDN. HER FATHER HAD A WELL KNOWN DRY GOODS STORE IN BELFAST.
Children of JOHN BALFOUR and ELEANOR LUNNEY are:
i. JOHN (JACK)3 BALFOUR, b. June 05, 1886, BELFAST, IRELAND.
ii. HUGH BALFOUR, b. May 15, 1888, TORONTO, ONT, CAN; d. 1976, SCARBOROUGH, ONT, CAN.
iii. EMILY SUZETTE (SUZ) BALFOUR, b. August 24, 1889, TORONTO, ONT, CAN; d. 1955, TORONTO, ONT, CAN.
iv. ELIZABETH LILLIAN BALFOUR, b. September 18, 1890, TORONTO, ONT, CAN; d. March 19, 1981, BUFFALO, NY, USA.
v. MARY ELEANOR BALFOUR, b. March 02, 1892, TORONTO, ONT, CAN; d. Abt 1972, TORONTO, ONT, CAN.
vi. WILLIAM BALFOUR, b. October 1893, TORONTO, ONT, CAN; d. Abt July 1895, TORONTO, ONT, CAN.
vii. ARTHUR BALFOUR, b. May 1894, TORONTO, ONT, CAN; d. Abt November 1896.
viii. GEORGE BALFOUR, b. August 27, 1896, TORONTO, ONT, CAN; d. Abt 1971, VICTORIA, BC, CAN; m. (1) LYLE PEARCE; d. September 1968, VICTORIA, BC, CAN,
ix. JOSEPH ALEXANDER BALFOUR, b. February 09, 1899, TORONTO, ONT, CAN.
x. FLORENCE (POLLY) BALFOUR, b. August 05, 1900, Toronto, ON, Can.; d. October 1982, Elmira, NY, USA; m. _____ WISOR.
xi. MILDRED (MILLY) BALFOUR, b. February 26, 1903, TORONTO, ONT, CAN; d. abt.1965, BUFFALO, NY, USA.