...visit the Conn Family Room

parents →     John Morris Conn     and     Jane Bonar

siblings →     Henry Conn     and     James Conn    and     Archie Conn     and     Joe Conn     and     Mary Conn    and     John Conn    and     Tom Conn    and     Ann Conn    and     Nancy Conn    and     Richard Conn     and     Walter G. Conn     and     Charles J. Conn     and     Frank Conn


      William J. Conn      

1856 June      -       1903

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 Canada.

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.

married →       Margaret Coulthart    date of marriage →     unknown


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