Person:Edward Gettings (3)

Edward Gettings
b.Abt 1824 Ireland
Facts and Events
Name Edward Gettings
Alt Name Edward Gethings
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] Abt 1824 Ireland
Marriage Abt 1854 Sacramento, California, United Statesto Helen O'connell
Death[3][4] 21 May 1887 Uptergrove, Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Burial? Aft 21 May 1887 St. Columbkille Roman Catholic Cemetery, Uptergrove, Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Reference Number? 5437
  1. Census Records
    1861 Census of Mara twp., Ontario Co. C. W.; p. 23 # 4.

    QUAY 3 Stated age was 34 at census.

  2. tombstone.
  3. obituary
    The Canadian Post, Lindsay; 10 June, 1887.

    QUAY 3 UPTERGROVE - Mr. Edward Gettings, one of our oldest and most respected residents died here on the morning of the 21st of May. Mr. Gettings was born in Ireland and at an early age came to America. Wh en about 25 years of age , he went to California via the isthmus of Panama, the only course then travelled to the Pacific Coast. While in California, he became the owner of some gold mines and succee ded in making in Gold about $20, 000. About this time he married and came to Mara, where he and his family have lived to the present. He leaves a wife and 10 children ..."

  4. tombstone
    St. Columbkille's R. C. Cem., Uptergrove, Ont.; LDS fiche # 6087208, p. 52.

    QUAY 3 stone # 396: "In Memory of Edward Gettings, Died 8th May, 1887, aged 62 years..."