John Misener1

M, ID# 721, (bt 1823 - 1824-c 1870)
John Misener|b. bt 1823 - 1824\nd. c 1870|p721.htm|William Misener|b. 2 Oct 1779\nd. 1859||Margaret Miller|||Peter Misener|b. bt 1735/36 - 1745\nd. c 1813||Mary (--?--)|||||||||

2nd great-grandfather of Faye Louise Doyle.
John Misener
     John Misener was born between 1823 and 1824 at Jersey Settlement, Ancaster Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario. He was the son of William Misener and Margaret Miller. He married first Elizabeth (--?--). He married second Mary Ann (--?--) about 1849. He lived at Lynden, Wentworth County, Ontario. He married third Margaret Elizabeth Glover on 16 March 1860 at Lynden, Wentworth County, Ontario.2,3,4 He lived at Manitoulin Island, Ontario.1 He died about 1870.

"John Misener kept hotel in Lynden, Ontario for a number of years. Mary Ann is buried in the Stenabaugh cemetery about eight miles east of Brantford. His second wife was an Irish girl and they were married in Lynden, then moved to Manitoulin Island. John Arthur and Catherine resided in Michigan at Ann Arbor and Jackson. Horace became a sea captain and lived in Boston, Mass."1

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1851Ancaster, Wentworth County, Canada WestJohn Misener5
1861Ancaster Twp, Wentworth County, OntarioJohn Misener6

Last Edited=23 Sep 2011

Children of John Misener and Mary Ann (--?--)

  • Sophia Misener (1850-1920)
  • Eleanor Misener (1852-)
  • Eliza Misener7,1 (1854-1916)
  • Catherine Misener (1857-)
  • Mary Ann Misener+8 (1859-1945)

Children of John Misener and Margaret Elizabeth Lathan

  • John Arthur Misener (1861-)
  • Gertrude Misener9 (1861-)
  • David Misener (1864-)
  • Horace Misener (1866-)
  • Parker Misener (1869-)


  1. [S27] Misener Family, manuscript, compiled by Harley Misener, privately held by Faye West, Edmonton, Alberta. Online:
  2. [S189] Letter from Harley Misener (Brantford, ON) to Violet Broder, 21 Mar 1971; privately held by Faye West (Edmonton, Alberta). DOC 094.
  3. [S190] Letter from Harley Misener (Brantford, ON) to Violet Broder, 17 Sep 1967; privately held by Faye West (Edmonton, Alberta). File: Misener, general.
  4. [S481] “Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1801-1928” marriage registrations, Ancestry ( : accessed 2011), marriage of John Misner and Margaret Glover.
  5. [S1128] John Misener, 1851 Census (Ancaster, Wentworth, Canada West), Ancestry,
  6. [S425] John Misener, 1861 Census (Ancaster, Wentworth, Canada West), Pg 24, lines 26-36, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  7. [S195] Samuel & Eliza (Misener) Kivell Tombstone, Lynden Cemetery, Lynden, Wentworth County, Ontario; recorded/photographed by Faye West, 14 Apr 2002.
  8. [S165] Mary Ann Jones (obituary), The Daily Columbian, New Westminster, BC, 23 July 1945. File: DOC 042.
  9. [S53] Letter from Violet Broder (Lethbridge, AB) to Harley Misener, 5 Dec 1967; privately held by Faye West (Edmonton, Alberta). File: Misener, general.