William Joseph Alchorn

Male 1889 - 1957  (67 years)


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  • Name William Joseph Alchorn 
    Nickname Billy 
    Born 19 Sep 1889  St. John, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence Between 1910 and 1911  Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc to 1910 marriage cert and 1911 Census of Canada 
    _UID BDA15C893A4F7A4BA29929D8C97B238EC296 
    Died 19 Mar 1957  Saint John, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I71  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2011 

    Father Joseph Artemus Alchorn,   b. Abt 1861,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Julia Oram,   b. Abt 1866,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary (Matilda) "Maud" Boutilier,   b. 15 May 1891, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1926, Saint John, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1910  Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Minister Rev. Herbert Fraser (Church of England) officiates the Alchorn-Boutilier marriage 
    Witnesses Leo McDonald & Hannah McIntyre witnessed the Alchorn-Boutilier marriage. 
    Children 
     1. Artemus Lemuel Joseph Alchorn,   b. Jan 1911, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Gervase (Gervis) Allister Alchorn,   b. 24 Jun 1912, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1972, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. Winifred C. Alchorn,   b. 31 Oct 1914, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1915, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. William Courtney Alchorn,   b. 26 Jun 1916, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 2004, Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Utah Elizabeth Alchorn,   b. Abt 1923, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 2004, Saint John, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     6. Unknown Alchorn
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Son of Artemus and Rose, according to marriage record. This seems to be an error and his mother's name is actually Julia ORAM:

      Index to County Birth Registers
      Child ALCHORN, JOSEPH WILLIAM
      Sex M
      Date of Birth 1889 | 09 | 19 (Y-M-D)
      Place SAINT JOHN
      County SAINT JOHN
      Father ALCHRON, JOSEPH ARTEMAS
      Mother ORAM, JULIA
      Code 1-1-163-85
      Microfilm F23160

      126 Alchorn Joseph A. M Head M Dec 28 1861 39
      126 Alchorn Julia F Wife M Apr 22 1866 33
      126 Alchorn Fred H. M Son S Sep 27 1885 15
      126 Alchorn Berton M Son S Sep 17 1887 13
      ****126 Alchorn Joseph W. M Son S Sep 19 1889 11 ******
      126 Alchorn Ethel C. F Daughter S Dec 25 1891 9
      126 Alchorn Charles M. M Son S Dec 1 1893 7
      126 Alchorn Ella M. F Daughter S Sep 26 1894 5
      126 Alchorn Elizabeth C. F Daughter S Jun 22 1897 3
      Source Information 1901 Census of Canada
      Subdistrict Sydney (Ward/Quartier), SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK
      District Number 21
      Subdistrict Number g-1
      Archives Microfilm T-6443


      1911 census of Canada, Glace Bay, enumeration district 21, page 1
      Water Street
      A_ _ h_ _ (_) William b. September 1890 20 b. N.B. laborer, coal mine
      -------------------- Maud b. May 1892 19 b. N.B.
      -------------------- Artimus b. Jan 1911 b. 4/12


      Registration Year 1915 - Book: 23 - Page: 110 - Number: 660
      Alshorn, (forename not discernable: Cornleas?? (Cornelia or Cornelius? Caroline?) female, died of convulsions, February 22, 1915, 3 1/2 months, 30 Falmouth Street, Sydney. Buried Holy Cross, Sydney, February 22, 1915. (born November 1914)

      Catholics of the Diocese of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and the Great War
      Sydney Nova Scotia Alchorn, Pte. William J., 185th Bn., C.I.

      William's attestation paper (August 14, 1915) states his name as: William Joseph Alchorn, born St. John. New Brunswick, August 14, 1890 next of kin wife Maud Alchorn 47 Falmouth Street Sydney occupation laborer height 5'4" chest 36 inches, dark complexion black hair hazel eyes religion Roman Catholic distinguishing marks scar and mole on right ...(?)


      He seems to have remarried two years after his wife Maud's death:
      Index to New Brunswick Marriages
      Name WATERFIELD, MARY EDNA*
      Married ALCHORN, WILLIAM JOSEPH
      Date 1928 | 02 | 09 (Y-M-D)
      County SAINT JOHN
      Parish SAINT JOHN
      Number 1164
      Reference B4/1928
      Microfilm F19693
      He had children from this marriage as well inc. Barbara Ann Alchorn and John Joseph Alchorn; she was a widow w/ a son, George Clinton "Buster" Frawsel.


      Index to Death Certificates
      Name ALCHORN, WILLIAM J.
      Sex M
      Date 1957 | 03 | 19 (Y-M-D)
      County SAINT JOHN
      Registration 2055
      Volume
      Microfilm F20856