1866 Frank Conn, Joe, Willie, Charlie, Walter in
order of age. "Brothers of Henry Conn" "there
were 13 boys and one girl who died on the ship
from Ireland. The 13 boys were all born in
The second picture is of W. J. Conn (1874).
He immigrated to the US in 1880 according to the
1900 US census. The record also shows that he was
married to Margaret in 1888. In 1900 they were
living in Sonoma, CA together with Margaret's
sister, Nartha Torrance, and a neice, Jennie.
I am grateful to Mary Ann Carss for providing:
Mrs. W. Conn
Kemptville Weekly Advance July 3, 1902
The sad information was received by Mrs. Coulthart; that her daughter, Margaret,
(Mrs. Conn) had passed away on the second ult., at her home in Guerneville, Cal.,
after an illness of only one week. The cause of death was erysipelas.
The deceased formally resided at Perth and went to California about twelve years ago.
Her husband, W. Conn, son of Mr. Conn of Kemptville, survives her there being no children.
Mrs. Coulthart and family have the sympathy of the community in their sad bereavement.
Mr. William J. Conn
Kemptville Weekly Advance November 19, 1903
Word was received here on Saturday last of the death, at his home in Guerneville,
California, of William J. Conn. Deceased was a son of the late John Conn and spent
the earlier years of his life in this vicinity. In 1878 he left Kemptville for Manitoba,
residing continuously in the Prairie Provinces until 1883. Then he removed to
Guerneville, California, where he has been ever since. The late William Conn
was aged 47 years at the time of his demise. He was a widower, having been
preceded to the spirit world by his wife (nee Miss Coulthart of
Christie's Corners) who died about a year ago.