John James Himes

ID # 2373, (1869-1941)
FatherJohn Himes (1846-1909)
MotherLavinia Mathewson (1849-1925)
BirthJohn James Himes was born on 2 January 1869 at London, England. 
ChristeningHe was christened on 14 April 1873 at Galt, Waterloo Co.. 
MarriageHe married Nellie Godfrey on 27 May 1891 at Ainslie Street Methodist Church, Galt, Ontario.
According to the marriage book for Ainslie Street Methodist Church in Galt, Nell's parents were George Godfrey and Bessie Johnston. The witnesses for the marriage were A. Riley and L. Himes, both of Galt. It is from this book that the marriage date is taken. They were married by license by Rev. Andrew Cunningham.

(Nell's birth registration shows her mother's maiden name as Milner.)
 
DeathHe died on 3 September 1941 at Galt, Ont., at age 72. 
BurialHe was buried at Mountview Cemetery. 
NoteFreeBMD shows John James Himes being born in the first quarter of 1869 in the registration district of Poplar. His birth registration has not been sought, but he was likely born in Bromley as was his sister Lavinia.

See notes under father John with regard to John's baptism.

He went by John. His middle name James seems to have been that of his maternal grandfather.

In the Ainslie Street Methodist marriage record book, available at the United Church Archives in Toronto, he is said to be a core maker. 

Children of John James Himes and Nellie Godfrey

Last Edited12 Mar 2018