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  • ID: I143748
  • Name: John MacKenzie
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 OCT 1834 in Woodstock , St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
  • Death: 22 AUG 1899 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial: Hillsdate Cemetery, Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
  • Note:
    Information on the MACKENZIE family was given to me by:

    Carolyn MacKenzie

    January 7, 2010

    He was a Dry Goods Merchant and Store Owner in Petrolia.
    1869-Dumas- McKenzie Cary - grocers
    As an early merchant in Petrolia John was in partnership with his broth er in law
    George Carey husband of sister Jane. Business called MacKenzie and Care y- grocers and liquors.
    John, William and brother Christopher moved from Middlesex CO- Woodsto ck in the late 1860's to Petrolia where they set-up a dry goods store whi ch John owned and ran until his death in 1899.

    Nov. 1879- Petrolia Topic- advertisement saying that John will be openi ng a 2nd store "the Empire Store"
    In 1887 John moved the largest Imperial Dry Goods Store to near the corn er of
    Petrolia and Oil St.
    1870- elected to town council
    1872-elected to town council
    1899John died at the age of 65- died within 2 weeks of contracting typhoid .
    Death Notice-
    Petrolia Advertiser and the Canadian Oil Journal- August 23 1899
    "In Petrolia, on Tuesday, August 22nd.1899. John MacKenzie in his 69th yea r."

    Father: David MacKenzie
    Mother: Ann Dodd

    Marriage 1 Jessie Primrose Dunlop b: 29 OCT 1849 in Glascow, Scotland
    • Married: 2 JUN 1870 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
    • Note:
      John McMillan was witness and performed by Walter Roger.
      John McMillan was Jessie and Thomasís uncle- the son of their Grandparen ts Richard McMillan and Jessie Primrose.
    1. Has No Children Emma MacKenzie b: 31 MAR 1871 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
    2. Has No Children John Christopher MacKenzie b: 1 JUN 1873 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
    3. Has No Children Charles Edward MacKenzie b: 30 OCT 1874 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
    4. Has No Children Jessie Primrose MacKenzie b: 11 DEC 1875 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
    5. Has No Children John Henry Alexander MacKenzie b: 25 APR 1877 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
    6. Has No Children Margaret Ellen MacKenzie b: 12 NOV 1879 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
    7. Has No Children Frederick William MacKenzie b: 12 JUL 1882 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
    8. Has No Children David Dunlop MacKenzie b: 30 SEP 1884 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
    9. Has No Children Victor Kent MacKenzie b: 18 JUN 1889 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
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