Leader, Robert John

Birth Name Leader, Robert John
Gender male
Age at Death 69 years, 5 months, 17 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1877-07-15 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada 1901 Census agrees date; 1911 Census has 1879
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Census 1881-04-04 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada  
Event Note

1881 Census of Canada:
Leader: Thomas 37, Bdgit (sic) 38, Jane 17, William 15, Mary 13, Edith 11, Cathrine (sic) 8, Thomas 5, Robert 3, Henry 1.
Born: Thomas - England; Bdgit, Jane, William, Mary, Edith, and Cathrine - Ontario; Thomas, Robert, and Henry - Manitoba.
Religion: Thomas - English [C of E]; Methodist - all rest
Origin: Thomas - English; Irish - all rest
Occupation: Thomas - Farmer
School: Mary and Edith

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Census 1891-05-14 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada  
Event Note

1891 Census of Canada:
Leader: Thomas 46, Ellen (sic) 47, Molly (sic) 22, Thomas 14, Robert 12, Henry 10, Mildred 8, Norman (sic - Norma) 6.
Born: Thomas - England; "Ellen" and Molly - Ontario, rest - Manitoba
Place of birth of father: Thomas - England; "Ellen" - Ireland; Children: England
Place of birth of mother: Thomas - England; "Ellen" - Ireland; Children - Ontario
Religion: Thomas - Baptist; "Ellen" - RC [Roman Catholic]; Children - Presbyterian except Mildred and Norma/n who have no religion [as yet?] [thus confirming family story - SJL]
Occupation: Thomas - farmer
Education: Read and Write - all except Mildred who can read but not write, and Norma/n neither.
[Note: Mildred listed as a son and Norman as a daughter!]
[Missing: William d. 1887; Jane 27 - under Harry Braun?, Edith 21, Catherine 18 - didn't marry Robt McCullough until 1895]

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Occupation   Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Farmer
Event Note

"Uncle Bob and Aunt Barbara Leader lived on the next farm in Portage. Their daughter Pat was friends with [my sister] Lois, and Pat's older sister Edith was my mother's friend." ref: CWTWL

 
Music     Played violin professionally
Event Note

"Bob and Harry both played the violin but it was Bob who went on the study music. For some years he studied music under Professor Chadwick of Winnipeg University and was a member of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra." - Ruth Burke in "Thomas Leader - Short Bio"

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Marriage 1912-04-17 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada MN - BMD: Barbara Everett
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Marriage   Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Barbara Everatt or Everett; children Everett, Edythe, Jack, Patricia, Bill
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Residence 1921 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Parish Lot 34; 1921 Census
Event Note

1921 Census of Canada:
Leader: Robert  42, Barbara  33, Everett  6,  Jack  2, Edith  8. Hugh MacDonald  33, Madeline (?)  Watt 26 - Lodgers.
Home: Owned
Class of House: S
Materials: W [wood?]
Rooms occupied by Family: 6

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Residence 1940 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada R.R. 4, Burnside; 1940 Canada Voters Lists
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Occupation 1940 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Farmer
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Death 1947    
 
Religion     ? Presbyterian
 

Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Leader, THOMAS
Mother Allen, BRIDGET
    Sister     Leader, Jemima
    Brother     Leader, William
    Sister     Leader, Mary
    Sister     Leader, Edith
    Sister     Leader, Catherine Anne
    Brother     Leader, Thomas Ephriam
         Leader, Robert John
    Brother     Leader, HENRY GEORGE
    Sister     Leader, Mildred
    Sister     Leader, Norma

Families

    Family of Leader, Robert John and Everett, Barbara
Married Wife Everett, Barbara
  Children
  1. Leader, Everett

Pedigree

  1. Leader, THOMAS
    1. Allen, BRIDGET
      1. Leader, Jemima
      2. Leader, William
      3. Leader, Mary
      4. Leader, Edith
      5. Leader, Catherine Anne
      6. Leader, Thomas Ephriam
      7. Leader, Robert John
        1. Everett, Barbara
          1. Leader, Everett
      8. Leader, HENRY GEORGE
      9. Leader, Mildred
      10. Leader, Norma

Ancestors

Source References

  1. 1911 Census of Canada
      • Page: Canada/Manitoba/Portage la Prarie/Township 11 in ranges 7/pg 12/line16
  2. 1901 Census of Canada
      • Page: Canada/1901/MB/MACDONALD (#8)/Portage la Prairie K-5 Page 3/line 2; 1901 Census TE Leader z000016832.pdf
  3. 1881 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1881/MN/Marquette 1 & 4/Portage/No 5/pg 58/lns 17-25 & pg 59/ln 1; 1881 Thomas and Bridget e008210351.pdf
  4. 1891 Census of Canada
      • Page: Canada/1891/MN/7/Marquette/W Portage la Prarie/pgs 74-5/ lns 20-25 & 1-2; 1891 Thomas and Bridget-Ellen 30953_148096-00051.pdf
  5. Thomas Leader 1844 - Short Bio
  6. Manitoba: BMD online
      • Page: 1912-001162
  7. William Leader 1804 & descendants
  8. 1921 Census of Canada
      • Page: MN/District 33 PortagelaPrairie/SubDistrict 15/Portage la Prairie/pg 2/lines 19-33; 1921CensusofCanada Leaders.jpg
  9. 1940 Canada Voters Lists 1935-1980
      • Page: Portage la Prairie, Rural Polling Division No 16, Burnside; 1940 CanadaVotersLists1935-1980ForThomasLeader.jpg