Alta Main1

ID # 166, (1871-1951)
Alta Main|b. 24 May 1871\nd. 1951|p166.htm|George Main|b. 1846\nd. 17 Nov 1919|p165.htm|Clarissa Coleman|b. 28 Feb 1849\nd. 26 Oct 1928|p134.htm|||||||Daniel Coleman|b. 13 Jun 1816\nd. 22 Feb 1865|p79.htm|Mary Abel|b. 17 Sep 1809\nd. 17 Jun 1879|p126.htm|

Great-granddaughter of Catherine Jones.
Descendants of Catherine Jones & William Coleman
     Alta Main was born on 24 May 1871 at Troy, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 She was the daughter of George Main and Clarissa Coleman.1 She married John Wells Gerrard on 20 November 1895 at Sheffield, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario. (notes: The marriage registration number is 013240-95. The witnesses to the marriage are: J.H. Culham, Orin Main, Cora Main, Eliza Gerard, all of Sheffield.).1 She died in 1951.1 She was buried at Mountview Cemetery, Galt, Waterloo County, Ontario.1 Alta's birth registration appears to have been written as Elta, though a transcription has it as Ella. The cross for the T barely appears,but it's there. Later records seem to have her as Alta and, for the time being, this is how her name appears in this tree.

The birth dates for Alta and John are from the 1901 census. Alta's birth registration agrees for hers.

Alta's birth registration nbr. is 001528-71

Information for the burial of Alta and John Gerard is from MS451 reel120, an OGS transcription of section 7 of Mountview Cemetery, 32E-43-1.1

Last Edited=19 Nov 2007

Children of Alta Main and John Wells Gerrard


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.