John Colquhoun Sr.
(1782-1865)
Agness McKellar
(1792-1879)
Peter Duncan Colquhoun
(1830-1899)
Mary Brown
(1841-1907)
James William Colquhoun
(1871-1949)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Nellie Idella Alexander

James William Colquhoun 1 2

  • Born: 4 Mar 1871, Williamsburgh Twp (South Dundas), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
  • Marriage (1): Nellie Idella Alexander
  • Died: 8 Dec 1949, Spring Valley, San Diego, California, United States at age 78 3
  • Buried: Cypress View Mausoleum and Crematory, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States 4

   Other names for James were William Calquhoon and William Colquhoun.

  Birth Notes:

The widwife was Mrs. Mary Ann Fetterly.

  Death Notes:

Obituary from the San Diego Union (San Diego, California) Friday, December 9, 1949:

SPRING VALLEY, Dec. 8 (Special)--James W. Colquhoun Sr., 78, a retired building contractor and San Diego County resident since 1923, died today in his home in Spring Valley. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Lewis Colonial Mortuary, San Diego.
Mr. Colquhoun was born in North Dakota. He was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge. Surviving are his wife, Nellie Idella; three sons, James W. Colquhoun Jr., an accountant in the County Surveyor's office; Frank Colquhoun, of Lemon Grove, and John Colquhoun, of Oregon; three sisters, Mrs. George McLean, Mrs. Jennie Crowbarr and Mrs. Margaret Kimball, all of Ocean Beach; three brothers, CVharles Colquhoun , of Riverside; Chess and Jack Colquhoun, both of Canada, and three grandchildren.

  Noted events in his life were:

Residence, 5 Oct 1940, San Diego, California, United States. "Delayed Registration." A copy of Ontario birth record notarized in San Diego (city), California, stamped with [file] date of Dec 18 1940.

Residence, 28 Jul 1943, Oregon, United States.


James married Nellie Idella Alexander. (Nellie Idella Alexander was born in 1875, died on 20 Aug 1961 in La Mesa, San Diego, California, United States and was buried in Cypress View Mausoleum and Crematory, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVX4-MFT : accessed 14 January 2016), Peter D. Calquhoon, Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 39; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13227, Library.

2 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "Ontario Births, 1869-1910", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FM3D-R32 : accessed 14 January 2016), James William Colquhoun, 1871.

3 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VG5P-RGG : accessed 14 January 2016), James William Colquhoun, 08 Dec 1949; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

4 www.findagrave.com, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Colquhoun&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=6&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=144430898&df=all&.


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