George Henry Downey (X886), 19111982 (aged 71 years)

Name
George Henry /Downey/
Given names
George Henry
Surname
Downey
Birth
Text: Name Downey, George Henry
Born Mar. 7, 1911
Birthplace Bruce Township, ON
Deceased Nov. 9, 1982
Deceased Kincardine, ON
Father Henry Allan Downey (known as "Harry")
Mother Edithm Dolphin
Spouse Hilda Fairbairn (m. Sept. 24, 1938, St. Catharines)
Children Fraser, Janet
Relationships Siblings: Allison (Downey) McGregor and Agnes (Downey) Mewhinney
Education - Ontario Agricultural College ("O.A.C."), Guelph (B.S.A. degree in Field Husbandry, 1935)
- Poultry Specialist Certificate, O.A.C., 1936.
Occupation George H. Downey farmed on Boundary Road east of Tiverton, specializing in poultry. He ran a small hatchery for 25 years, and then went into the egg production business. He also taught Short Courses at St. Catharines, Paisley and Bervie.

He was treasurer of the Bruce Municipal Telephone System from 1948 until his death in 1982. He also served as secretary in the later years.

George was a member of the Tiverton Masonic Bruce Lodge, the Kincardine royal Arch Chapter, and the Scottish Rite.
Places George resided on Eskadale Farm, Tiverton.
Sources Sources:

a) "Lifetime resident of Tiverton, George Downey, passed away" Bruce County Geneaogical Society Surname Collection.
Text: "Canada, Ontario Births, 1869-1912," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMHG-6D9 : 2 March 2021), George Henry Downey, 07 Mar 1911; citing Birth, Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,424,647.
Death
Text: Name Downey, George Henry
Born Mar. 7, 1911
Birthplace Bruce Township, ON
Deceased Nov. 9, 1982
Deceased Kincardine, ON
Father Henry Allan Downey (known as "Harry")
Mother Edithm Dolphin
Spouse Hilda Fairbairn (m. Sept. 24, 1938, St. Catharines)
Children Fraser, Janet
Relationships Siblings: Allison (Downey) McGregor and Agnes (Downey) Mewhinney
Education - Ontario Agricultural College ("O.A.C."), Guelph (B.S.A. degree in Field Husbandry, 1935)
- Poultry Specialist Certificate, O.A.C., 1936.
Occupation George H. Downey farmed on Boundary Road east of Tiverton, specializing in poultry. He ran a small hatchery for 25 years, and then went into the egg production business. He also taught Short Courses at St. Catharines, Paisley and Bervie.

He was treasurer of the Bruce Municipal Telephone System from 1948 until his death in 1982. He also served as secretary in the later years.

George was a member of the Tiverton Masonic Bruce Lodge, the Kincardine royal Arch Chapter, and the Scottish Rite.
Places George resided on Eskadale Farm, Tiverton.
Sources Sources:

a) "Lifetime resident of Tiverton, George Downey, passed away" Bruce County Geneaogical Society Surname Collection.
Birth
Text: Name Downey, George Henry
Born Mar. 7, 1911
Birthplace Bruce Township, ON
Deceased Nov. 9, 1982
Deceased Kincardine, ON
Father Henry Allan Downey (known as "Harry")
Mother Edithm Dolphin
Spouse Hilda Fairbairn (m. Sept. 24, 1938, St. Catharines)
Children Fraser, Janet
Relationships Siblings: Allison (Downey) McGregor and Agnes (Downey) Mewhinney
Education - Ontario Agricultural College ("O.A.C."), Guelph (B.S.A. degree in Field Husbandry, 1935)
- Poultry Specialist Certificate, O.A.C., 1936.
Occupation George H. Downey farmed on Boundary Road east of Tiverton, specializing in poultry. He ran a small hatchery for 25 years, and then went into the egg production business. He also taught Short Courses at St. Catharines, Paisley and Bervie.

He was treasurer of the Bruce Municipal Telephone System from 1948 until his death in 1982. He also served as secretary in the later years.

George was a member of the Tiverton Masonic Bruce Lodge, the Kincardine royal Arch Chapter, and the Scottish Rite.
Places George resided on Eskadale Farm, Tiverton.
Sources Sources:

a) "Lifetime resident of Tiverton, George Downey, passed away" Bruce County Geneaogical Society Surname Collection.
Text: "Canada, Ontario Births, 1869-1912," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMHG-6D9 : 2 March 2021), George Henry Downey, 07 Mar 1911; citing Birth, Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,424,647.
Death
Text: Name Downey, George Henry
Born Mar. 7, 1911
Birthplace Bruce Township, ON
Deceased Nov. 9, 1982
Deceased Kincardine, ON
Father Henry Allan Downey (known as "Harry")
Mother Edithm Dolphin
Spouse Hilda Fairbairn (m. Sept. 24, 1938, St. Catharines)
Children Fraser, Janet
Relationships Siblings: Allison (Downey) McGregor and Agnes (Downey) Mewhinney
Education - Ontario Agricultural College ("O.A.C."), Guelph (B.S.A. degree in Field Husbandry, 1935)
- Poultry Specialist Certificate, O.A.C., 1936.
Occupation George H. Downey farmed on Boundary Road east of Tiverton, specializing in poultry. He ran a small hatchery for 25 years, and then went into the egg production business. He also taught Short Courses at St. Catharines, Paisley and Bervie.

He was treasurer of the Bruce Municipal Telephone System from 1948 until his death in 1982. He also served as secretary in the later years.

George was a member of the Tiverton Masonic Bruce Lodge, the Kincardine royal Arch Chapter, and the Scottish Rite.
Places George resided on Eskadale Farm, Tiverton.
Sources Sources:

a) "Lifetime resident of Tiverton, George Downey, passed away" Bruce County Geneaogical Society Surname Collection.