John Joseph Guirey

ID# 5528, (c 1890-1964)
John Joseph Guirey
Photograph courtesy of Leanne Mitcheson
     John Joseph Guirey was born about 1890 in Kingston, Frontenac County, Ontario.1 He was the son of John Guirney & Mary Liston.1 He married Mary Alexander Joyce, daughter of Thomas Lawrence Joyce and Mary Regan, on 4 February 1913 in St Mary's Cathedral, Kingston, Frontenac County, Ontario.1 He was left a widower when Mary Alexander Joyce died on 26 July 1942.2 He died on 26 May 1964 of lung cancer.3 He was buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Royal Oak, Oakland County, Michigan.3

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1921Kingston, Frontenac County, OntarioMary (Regan) Joyce4
Last Edited=4 Oct 2019


  1. [S1980] John Joseph Guirey & Mary Alexander Joyce marriage, Ancestry, Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928 Archives of Ontario; Series: MS932; Reel: 253 image 252.
  2. [S1985] Mary Alexander Guirey, Death Certificate 295081 (27 Jul 1942), Michigan Department of Community Health, Division of Vital Records, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.
  3. [S916], online (, accessed: May 2019), entry for Guirey, John J, Sr in St Mary's Cemetery, Royal Oak, Michigan.
  4. [S1989] Mary Joyce, 1921 Census (Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario), Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.