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Frances Minvera Wright (Airth) Walker (1866 - 1950)

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Frances Minvera Wright (Fanny) Walker formerly Airth
Born in Renfrew, Ontario, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [half] and
Wife of — married 14 Feb 1888 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotlandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified 20 Jan 2020 | Created 19 Oct 2019
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Frances was born in 1866. She was the daughter of James Airth and Ophelia Wright.


Newspaper - The Perth Courier, Feb. 24, 1888[1]

"WALKER - AIRTH ~ Married, at the residence of Mr. A. A. Wright, uncle of the bride, Renfrew, on the 14th inst., by Rev. W. Walker of Barrie, brother of the groom, assisted by Rev. W. Holbein, Rev. James A. K. Walker of Kingston to Miss Fanny Airth of Renfrew.

Elsewhere in the same paper: The social event of the season has been the marriage of Fannie Airth to the Rev. Jas. A. K. Walker, former pastor of the Baptist Church of Renfrew and more recently of Almonte, which took place on the 14th inst.

He has just left to assume the charge of the Baptist Church at Kingston. But to the young people of Renfrew the chief interest centers in the future that the fair young bride has grown up among them and has always been a companion enjoying general popularity among a circle more than usually extensive owing to wide family connections.

The marriage was celebrated quietly at the residence of the bride’s uncle Mr. A. A. Wright, the ceremony being performed by Rev. W. Holbein, pastor of the Renfrew Baptist church. Miss Robertson attended the bride as bridesmaid and H. W. Airth, brother of the bride, acted as best man. The happy couple left on the noon train for their future home in Kingston."

She died January 21, 1950 in Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario and is buried in Thompson Hill Cemetery in Renfrew, Ontario.[2]


  1. Newspaper - The Perth Courier, Feb. 24, 1888
  2. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (, Frances Minerva Wright Airth Walker, ; Burial, Thompson Hill, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, Thompson Hill Cemetery; citing record ID 181357618, Find a Grave,
  • "1911 Census of Canada," database, FamilySearch (, entry for Fanny Walker, 1911; citing Census, Renfrew South Sub-Districts 1-36, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,520.

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