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Ancestors of Marion Pearl Wixson

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56. Samuel4 WIXSON (child of Randal, #112);[192],[193] born circa 1827 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[194],[195],[196] married Esther Rawson (see #57), daughter of John Rawson and Esther Linton, circa 1852 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); though the exact date is unknown;[197],[198],[199] died between 1872 and 1879.[200],[201]

He lived in 1850 at Con. 6, lot 9, Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[202] He purchased the land from Cornelius Hummerfelt and Joseph Wixson (Sr.) on 24 Mar 1851 at W½ lot 9, Con. 6, Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[203] The sale of land to Samuel by Joseph Wixson Sr. in 1851 supports the probably family relationship. The neighbouring property (E½ lot 9, Con. 6) was owned by Joseph Wixson Sr.'s son Randal Wixson from 1829 to 1847.[204],[205] He purchased the land from Sylvanus and Ruth Sharrard on 28 Oct 1854 at S½ lot 8, Con. 8, Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[206] He sold the 8th Concession property to neighbour Henry Glendinning in Nov 1854 at S½ of lot 8, Con. 8, Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[207] He and Esther Rawson sold the 6th Concession property to James Stabback on 9 Dec 1854 at W½ lot 9, Con. 6, Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[208] He and Esther Rawson lived in 1861 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); in enumeration district 3, which included lands around Vroomanton village, and was near both Randal Wixson's previous land, and the farm Samuel bought from Joseph Wixson in 1850.[209] He and Esther Rawson appeared on the census of 1861 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); where Annis Wixson (RC, married and not widowed, 53) was recorded as a labourer (and it is assumed she is Samuel's mother), Samuel (Baptist, married,35), Esther (WM, married, 23), Clancy (prob. Clarissa) (7), Mary Ann (5), Daniel (i.e. John Daniel, 3) and Edward McDermot were present. It was recorded Esther gave birth in 1860, (prob. Ann Jane b. Feb 1861) but child was not present at census. The family lived in a one-story log home on 2 acres, and a cow valued at $20.[210] He and Esther Rawson appeared on the census of 1871 at Con. 7, lot 11, Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Samuel (Baptist, born in Ont., of Dutch origin, 43), Esther (36), Clarissa (17), Mary Ann (15), John Daniel (13), Ann Jane (10), Robert (8), Joseph (4), Isaac (1) and Jacob (1) were present. As tenants, they lived on a 2-acre plot, cultivated potatoes and turnips, produced 20 pounds of butter per year, and had a cow and a pig. This home was only a short distance from Randal Wixson's farm lost in 1847.[211] There are no records of Samuel after 1871. Esther remarried as a widow in 1879.[212]

Children of Samuel4 Wixson and Esther Rawson (see #57) were as follows:

  • i. Mary Ann3 Wixson; born 16 Dec 1854 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[213],[214],[215] married George Ormsby 7 Aug 1878 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where both were residing in Brock Twp;[216] married Silas Horton Smith 7 May 1907 at Barrie, Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada; where Mary Ann Ormsby (47) was a widow, Prebyterian, and Silas (49) was Methodist bachelor, son of Henry Smith and Martha Hoshel.[217]

    She and George Ormsby appeared on the census of 1881 at Oro Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada; where Mary Ann (25) and George (30), Louisa (1) and Lillie (6 mos) were present.[218] She and George Ormsby appeared on the census of 1891 at Oro Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada; where George (35) was a labourer, and Anney (32), Ester (12), May (10), Perl (7) and Charles (6) were present.[219] She and George Ormsby appeared on the census of 1901 at Oro Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada; where George (50) a general labourer and Congregationalist, Mary A (43) a Presbyterian, Rosana P. (17), and Clarance C. (16) were present.[220] In 1905, Mary Ann Wixson and George Ormsby lived at Hawkstone, Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada.[221],[222] She and Silas Horton Smith appeared on the census of 1911 at N½ lot 16, con 2, Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada; where Mary (52) was present, and Silas (53) was a farmer, with servant Alex Sturgeon (19).[223]

  • ii. Clarissa Wixson; born 23 Dec 1855 at Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[224] married Charles Williton, son of John Williton and Martha Keeler, 3 Mar 1874 at Sunderland, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where both lived in Sunderland, and Charles was a carriage maker.[225],[226]

    She was also known as Clara.[227] She and Charles Williton lived in 1875 at Mariposa Twp., Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada.[228] She and Charles Williton lived in 1877 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada.[229] She and Charles Williton lived between 1879 and 1894 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada.[230] She and Charles Williton appeared on the census of 1881 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Charles (27) was a labourer, and Clara (27), Samuel J. (5), Charles William (3), and Clara (1) were present. All born in Ontario, all "C. Methodist."[231] She and Charles Williton appeared on the census of 1901 at Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Charles (49) was as a lather 9 months/year with H.N. Morrison, and Clarissa (45), Charles W (23) a tailor, Nellie M (16), Rhoda A. (9) were present, living with sister Rhoda's family. The family was Methodist.[75],[232] In 1906, Clarissa Wixson and Charles Williton lived at 22 Fairview, Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, as a lather.[233] She and Charles Williton appeared on the census of 1911 at 238 Fairview, Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Charles (57) a lather, Clara (58), and Rosie A (19) were present, Methodist.[234]

  • 28. iii. John Daniel Wixson.

  • iv. Ann Jane Wixson; born 1 Feb 1861 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[235] married Robert Stevenson 3 Jul 1883 at Manilla, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where both were living in Mariposa, and were Methodists.[236]

    As of 1882, she was also known as Hannah Jane WIXSON.[237] She and Robert Stevenson appeared on the census of 1901 at Bethune Twp., Parry Sound District, Ontario, Canada; where Robert Stevens (56) was a farmer, and Anna J. (43) Rhoda J. (19), John D. (18), Sissie S. (13), Charlottie N. (9), Susanna R. (7), Samuel R. (6), and William H. (4) were present.[238]

  • v. Robert Wixson; born circa 1863 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada.[239]

  • vi. Joseph Wixson; born circa Feb 1867 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[240],[241] married Catherine Nurse 13 Nov 1889 at Sunderland, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Joseph was a labourer, and both were Methodists and living in Cannington;[242] married Clara Smith 13 Mar 1893 at Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where the service was Methodist, Joseph was a spinner and widower living in Cannington, and Clara lived in Toronto Junction;[243] died of consumption 22 Mar 1914 at 485 Quebec St., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada.[244],[245]

    He and Catherine Nurse appeared on the census of 1891 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Joseph (23) was a spinner. Catherine (21) and Roy (3 mo) were present.[246] He and Catherine Nurse lived between 1891 and 1893 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Joseph was a spinner.[247] He and Clara Smith lived between 1893 and 1901 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Joseph was a mill hand.[247] He and Clara Smith appeared on the census of 1901 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Joseph (32) was a wool spinner, and Clara (26), Roy (10), Edith (6), Mary C. (3), Frederick (10 mos) and mother Esther (64) were present.[248] In 1902, Joseph Wixson and Clara Smith lived at 251 Clendenan Ave., Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, and was a bicycle worker with brothers Isaac and Jacob.[249],[250] Between 1905 and 1909, Joseph Wixson and Clara Smith lived at 17 Hoskin Ave., Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, where Joseph was a sand blaster.[251] Between 1910 and 1914, Joseph Wixson and Clara Smith lived at 485 Quebec St., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada.[252] He and Clara Smith appeared on the census of 1911 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Joseph (42), Clara (36), Roy (20), Edith (16), Mary E (12), Frederick (11), Daniel (8), Clarence (5), and Ruth (1) were present.[253] Joseph fell ill with consumption in 1912 and retired shortly after.[254]

  • vii. Isaac Wixson; born 25 Dec 1869 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; the twin of Jacob;[255],[256] married Elizabeth Kyle 1 Aug 1894 at First Avenue, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Isaac was a butcher, Baptist, residing in Toronto Junction;[257] died 1908 at Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada.[258]

    Between 1895 and 1896, Isaac Wixson and Elizabeth Kyle lived at 3 Ferguson Ave., Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, where Isaac was a hostler and a gardener.[259],[260] In 1898, Isaac Wixson and Elizabeth Kyle lived at 253 Clendenan Ave., Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, Isaac was a rubber worker at H.A. Lozier & Co.[261] Between 1899 and 1908, Isaac Wixson and Elizabeth Kyle lived at 53 Hoskin Ave., Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, with Isaac a bicycle maker and eventually a foreman at Canada Cycle & Motor (CCM), periodically with brothers Jacob, Joseph and John Daniel joining him there.[262] He and Elizabeth Kyle appeared on the census of 1901 at 53 Hoskin Ave., Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Isaac said he was 23 (unlikely), a bicycle foreman making $375/year, Baptist. Wife Bessie (21), and Ethel Irene (5) were present, and all lived in one room of a six-room house.[263]

  • viii. Jacob Wixson; born 25 Dec 1869 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; the twin of Isaac;[264],[265],[266] married Maud Downey 25 Sep 1899 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Jacob was a frame polisher, living in Toronto.[267]

    He and Maud Downey lived in 1900 at 457 Weston Rd., Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Jacob was a bicycle maker.[268] He and Maud Downey appeared on the census of 6 Apr 1901 at 644 Weston Rd., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Jacob made $460/year as a polisher, was Baptist, and Maud (20) and Esther M. (1) were present. They lived in a five-room home, and owned 2 town lots and 2 homes in total.[269] Between 1902 and 1905, Jacob Wixson and Maud Downey lived at 446 Weston Rd., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, where Jacob worked as a foreman at Canada Cycle & Motor (CCM) in 1902, a brick maker and teamster in 1903, and a plasterer by 1904.[270],[271] It is not know where Jacob and Maud were after 1905, and the death of his twin brother Isaac.[272]

57. Esther4 RAWSON (child of John, #114);[273],[274] born 12 Mar 1837 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[275],[276] married Samuel Wixson (see #56), son of Randal Wixson and Annis Fenton, circa 1852 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); though the exact date is unknown;[197],[198],[199] married Thomas Wiggins 26 Nov 1879 at Ontario, Canada; where Thomas was a labourer aged 44, and Esther Wixson of Brock, 43, widow, and daughter of John and Esther Rawson;[277] died after a six-week illness 12 Dec 1905 at 117 Maria St., Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 68.[278]

She and Samuel Wixson sold the 6th Concession property to James Stabback on 9 Dec 1854 at W½ lot 9, Con. 6, Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[208] She and Samuel Wixson appeared on the census of 1861 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); where Annis Wixson (RC, married and not widowed, 53) was recorded as a labourer (and it is assumed she is Samuel's mother), Samuel (Baptist, married,35), Esther (WM, married, 23), Clancy (prob. Clarissa) (7), Mary Ann (5), Daniel (i.e. John Daniel, 3) and Edward McDermot were present. It was recorded Esther gave birth in 1860, (prob. Ann Jane b. Feb 1861) but child was not present at census. The family lived in a one-story log home on 2 acres, and a cow valued at $20.[210] She and Samuel Wixson lived in 1861 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); in enumeration district 3, which included lands around Vroomanton village, and was near both Randal Wixson's previous land, and the farm Samuel bought from Joseph Wixson in 1850.[209] She and Samuel Wixson appeared on the census of 1871 at Con. 7, lot 11, Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Samuel (Baptist, born in Ont., of Dutch origin, 43), Esther (36), Clarissa (17), Mary Ann (15), John Daniel (13), Ann Jane (10), Robert (8), Joseph (4), Isaac (1) and Jacob (1) were present. As tenants, they lived on a 2-acre plot, cultivated potatoes and turnips, produced 20 pounds of butter per year, and had a cow and a pig. This home was only a short distance from Randal Wixson's farm lost in 1847.[211] She and Thomas Wiggins appeared on the census of 1881 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Esther was 44, Thomas Wiggins labourer (56), Anna Jane Wixson a servant (19), Robert Wixson a labourer (17), Issac and Jacob Wixson (both 11) were present. They may have been living in Sunderland village.[279] She appeared on the census of 1891 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Esther was a widow (54), and Isaac (22) a factory-hand and wood-worker, and Jacob (22) a farm labourer, were present.[280] In 1894, Esther Rawson lived at 33 May, Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, with son Jacob.[281] Between 1896 and 1900, Esther Rawson lived at 20 Annette St. W., Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, with son Jacob, and as of 1899, Jacob's wife Maud.[282] She appeared on the census of 1901 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Esther (64), son Joseph (32) a wool spinner, and Clara (26), Roy (10), Edith (6), Mary C. (3), Frederick (10 mos) were present.[283] C. 1901-1904, Esther Rawson lived at 53 Hoskin Ave., Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, with son Isaac and his wife Elizabeth.[284]



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    58. John4 WILLITON (child of Richard, #116);[285],[286] born 18 Mar 1823 at Treviscoe or Gorran, Co. Cornwall, England;[287],[89] baptized 10 Apr 1825 at Gorran, Co. Cornwall, England;[288],[289] married Martha Keeler (see #59), daughter of Charles Keeler and Rebecca Frost, 17 Feb 1850 at Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[290] died 30 Mar 1921 at Long Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada, at age 95;[291] buried at lot 21, Con. 2, Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada.[292]

    He appeared on the census of 1841 at Boswinger, Gorran, Co. Cornwall, England; where John (15) was a male servant with the family of Edward Paull.[293] He emigrated in 1847 to Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[294],[295] He and Martha Keeler appeared on the census of 1851 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); where the young family was recorded to live in a log home. John (27), Martha (19) and Richard (1) were present.[296] He and Martha Keeler appeared on the census of 1861 at Con. 7, lot 23, Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); where the family lived in a 1 1/2 story log home. John (33), Martha (27), Richard (10), Charles (9), Mary Grace (5), Rhoda Jane (1) were present. The census indicated also that a 53 year-old person died in their family that year.[297],[298] He and Martha Keeler appeared on the census of 1871 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where it is recorded the family was Bible Christian, and John (45) was a farmer. Martha (37), Richard (19), Charles (17), Mary Grace (15), Rhoda (11), Rebecca (7) and William (4) were present.[299] Between 1878 and 1881, the Willitons left southern Ontario and settled on Manitoulin Island.[300] He and Martha Keeler appeared on the census of 1891 at Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada; where John (68) was a farmer, CofE, Martha (58), Richard (39) and a widowed farmer, William (24), Joseph (19), Martha (17), Fanny (13), May A. (8, granddaughter) and Richard (6, grandson) were present.[301] He and Martha Keeler appeared on the census of 1901 at Lot 24, Con. 3, Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada; where John (b. 1821), Martha (b. 1832), son Richard (b. 1848), son Joseph (b. 1859), daughter Hannah (b. 1878), and grandchildren Annie (b. 1882), Richard (b. 1884) and Ernest (b. 1897) were present on a 200 acre property.[302] He and Martha Keeler appeared on the census of 1911 at Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada; where John (89) a farmer and Martha (79) were present, living with son Joseph (39) and his family.[303] On 17 February, 1920, in the local paper it was announced, "Mr. and Mrs. John Williton of Long Bay, Manitoulin Id., celebrated their seventieth wedding anniversary...", and John and Mary appear in a photograph with two small children seated on their knees.[304]

    Children of John4 Williton and Martha Keeler (see #59) were as follows:

    • i. Richard3 Williton; born 12 Jul 1851 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[89] married Mary Gamey 19 Dec 1881 at Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada;[290] died 2 Mar 1917 at Britainville, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada, at age 65.[89]

      He appeared on the census of 1891 at Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada; where Richard (39) was a widowed farmer, living with parents John (68) a farmer, CofE, and Martha (58), William (24), Joseph (19), Martha (17), Fanny (13), May A. (8, granddaughter) and Richard (6, grandson) were present.[305]

    • ii. Charles Williton;[306],[306] born 2 Jan 1854 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[89],[307] married Clarissa Wixson, daughter of Samuel Wixson and Esther Rawson, 3 Mar 1874 at Sunderland, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where both lived in Sunderland, and Charles was a carriage maker.[225],[226]

      He was a carriage maker between 1874 and 1879.[308] He and Clarissa Wixson lived in 1875 at Mariposa Twp., Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada.[228] He and Clarissa Wixson lived in 1877 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada.[229] He and Clarissa Wixson lived between 1879 and 1894 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada.[230] He and Clarissa Wixson appeared on the census of 1881 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Charles (27) was a labourer, and Clara (27), Samuel J. (5), Charles William (3), and Clara (1) were present. All born in Ontario, all "C. Methodist."[231] He was a lather and labourer between 1885 and 1911.[309] He and Clarissa Wixson appeared on the census of 1901 at Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Charles (49) was as a lather 9 months/year with H.N. Morrison, and Clarissa (45), Charles W (23) a tailor, Nellie M (16), Rhoda A. (9) were present, living with sister Rhoda's family. The family was Methodist.[75],[232] In 1906, Charles Williton and Clarissa Wixson lived at 22 Fairview, Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, as a lather.[233] He and Clarissa Wixson appeared on the census of 1911 at 238 Fairview, Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Charles (57) a lather, Clara (58), and Rosie A (19) were present, Methodist.[234]

    • iii. Mary Grace Williton;[306],[306] born 14 Mar 1856 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[89] married John Campbell McKinnon 6 Oct 1874 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[290] died 10 Aug 1933 at Cannington, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 77.[89]

      She and John Campbell McKinnon appeared on the census of 1881 at Mariposa Twp., Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada; where J.C. (34) was a carpenter, and Mary Grace (25), Grace (4), and Martha (2) were present.[310] She and John Campbell McKinnon appeared on the census of 1891 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where John (43) was a carpenter, baptist, and Mary (34), Grace (13), Martha (11), Duncan (9), Mary (7), Howard (4), and Donalda (11 mos.) were present.[311]

    • 29. iv. Rhoda Jane Williton.

    • v. Rebecca Elizabeth Williton;[306],[306] born 24 Feb 1864 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[89] married George Buffey 14 Apr 1883 at Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada;[290] died 10 Dec 1928 at Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada, at age 64.[89]

      She and George Buffey appeared on the census of 1891 at Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada; where George (36) was a farmer, and Rebecca (27), Martha (4), and WIlliam J (1) were present.[312] She and George Buffey appeared on the census of 1901 at Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada; where George (42) was a carpenter, and Rebecca E (37), Martha A (14), William J (11) were present.[313]

    • vi. William Keeler Williton;[306],[306] born 3 Nov 1866 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[89] married Eva Murilla Johnston 25 Jul 1897;[314] died 28 Apr 1959 at Owen Sound, Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 92.[89]

      He and Eva Murilla Johnston appeared on the census of 1901 at Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada; where WIlliam (34), Eva (20) and Ethel (3) were present.[315] In 1906, William Keeler Williton and Eva Murilla Johnston lived at lot 23, con 11, Cockburn Island, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada.[316] He and Eva Murilla Johnston appeared on the census of 1911 at Cockburn Island, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada; where WIlliam (44) was a farmer, and Eva (30), Ethel (13), Rhoda (10), Jean (9), Grace (4), Marian (2) were present.[317]

    • vii. Francis John Williton;[306],[306] born 1869 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada;[89] died 18 Feb 1871 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[89]

    • viii. Joseph Williton;[306],[306] born 25 Aug 1872 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada;[89] married Edith Rebecca Edwards 5 Jun 1907 at Sunderland, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where Joseph (35) was a farmer, and Edith (26) a widow, surnamed Vallentyne, daughter of Charles Edwards and Mary Eliza Knight;[290],[318] died 9 May 1948 at Long Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada, at age 75.[89]

      He lived in 1907 at Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada; at the time of his marriage.[319] He and Edith Rebecca Edwards appeared on the census of 1911 at Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada; where Joseph (39), Edith (30), Josephene (3), Edith (1 mo.), Adla Vallantyne (9) were present, living with his parents John (89) and Martha (79).[303]

    • ix. Martha Ann Williton;[306],[306] born 2 Apr 1874 at Manilla, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada;[89] married Robert Alexander 18 Oct 1893 at Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada;[290] died 24 Sep 1951 at Providence Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada, at age 77.[89]

      She and Robert Alexander appeared on the census of 1911 at Carnarvan Twp., Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada; where Robert (40) was a farmer, and Martha Ann (37), Sarah Jane (14), Joseph (10), John (8), Robert (6), Margaret (4), and Jessie (2) were present.[320]

    • x. Magdelena (Fanny) Williton;[306],[306] born 1878 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada;[89] married James Fitzpatrick 22 Dec 1910 at Meldrum Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada.[321],[322]

    59. Martha4 KEELER (child of Charles, #118);[323],[324] baptized 30 Jun 1834 at Primitive Methodist Church, Matishall, Co. Norfolk, England;[325],[326],[327] married John Williton (see #58), son of Richard Williton and Mary Pill, 17 Feb 1850 at Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[290] died of "influenza and old age" 18 Mar 1923 at Long Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada, at age 88;[328],[89] buried 21 Mar 1923 at lot 21, Con. 2, Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada.[329],[330]

    She emigrated in 1835 to Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[331] She and John Williton appeared on the census of 1851 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); where the young family was recorded to live in a log home. John (27), Martha (19) and Richard (1) were present.[296] She and John Williton appeared on the census of 1861 at Con. 7, lot 23, Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); where the family lived in a 1 1/2 story log home. John (33), Martha (27), Richard (10), Charles (9), Mary Grace (5), Rhoda Jane (1) were present. The census indicated also that a 53 year-old person died in their family that year.[297],[298] She and John Williton appeared on the census of 1871 at Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada; where it is recorded the family was Bible Christian, and John (45) was a farmer. Martha (37), Richard (19), Charles (17), Mary Grace (15), Rhoda (11), Rebecca (7) and William (4) were present.[299] Between 1878 and 1881, the Willitons left southern Ontario and settled on Manitoulin Island.[300] She and John Williton appeared on the census of 1891 at Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada; where John (68) was a farmer, CofE, Martha (58), Richard (39) and a widowed farmer, William (24), Joseph (19), Martha (17), Fanny (13), May A. (8, granddaughter) and Richard (6, grandson) were present.[301] She and John Williton appeared on the census of 1901 at Lot 24, Con. 3, Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada; where John (b. 1821), Martha (b. 1832), son Richard (b. 1848), son Joseph (b. 1859), daughter Hannah (b. 1878), and grandchildren Annie (b. 1882), Richard (b. 1884) and Ernest (b. 1897) were present on a 200 acre property.[302] She and John Williton appeared on the census of 1911 at Campbell Twp., Manitoulin Island, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada; where John (89) a farmer and Martha (79) were present, living with son Joseph (39) and his family.[303] On 17 February, 1920, in the local paper it was announced, "Mr. and Mrs. John Williton of Long Bay, Manitoulin Id., celebrated their seventieth wedding anniversary...", and John and Mary appear in a photograph with two small children seated on their knees.[304]



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      60. George4 BLAKE; born circa 1796 at England;[332] married Elizabeth Miller (see #61) 11 May 1833 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada); by Rev. William Jenkins, witnessed by John Williamson, Joseph Miller;[333] died between 1857 and 1860 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[334]

      In 1837, George Blake lived at Lot 7, Con. 6, Vaughan Twp., York Co., Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[335] He was living in 1846 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[336] He and Elizabeth Miller appeared on the census of 1851 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); where George (55) was a farm labourer, born England, with Elizabeth (35) born Canada, Samuel (18), George (17), Elizabeth (16), Joseph (15), Margarett (11), Nancy (9), Abraham (7), John (5), Catherine (3), and Robert (21) present, born Canada, and Church of England, living in a 1-story log house, possibly on Con. 7, lot 8.[337],[338]

      Children of George4 Blake and Elizabeth Miller (see #61) were as follows:

      • i. Robert3 Blake;[339],[339] born circa 1830 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[340]

      • ii. Samuel Blake;[341],[341] born circa 1833 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[342]

      • iii. Elizabeth Blake;[343],[343] born circa 1835 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[344]

      • iv. George Blake;[345],[345] born Mar 1835 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[346] married Catherine Thompson 29 Oct 1863; by Robert Hay, Congregational;[347] died of nephritis, as reported by William Speers 5 Oct 1918 at 2915 Dundas St. West, Woodbridge, York Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 83;[348] buried at Hillcrest Cemetery, Woodbridge, York Co., Ontario, Canada, where the monument is inscribed "George Blake / Died Oct. 5, 1918 / in his 84th year / his wife / Catherine Thompson / Died Mar. 29, 1928 / in her 83rd year / BLAKE."[349]

        He and Catherine Thompson appeared on the census of 1871 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada; where George (36), a labourer, with Catharine (24), Margaret (6), Mary E (4), and Hannah M (2) present, all born Ontario.[350] He and Catherine Thompson appeared on the census of 1881 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada; where George Blake (42) was a labourer, and Catherine Blake (32), Margaret Jane Blake (16), Mary Elizabeth Blake (13), Hannah Martha Blake (11), William George Blake (8), Annie Louisa Blake (5), Catherine Alice Blake (4), Samuel James Blake (1) were present, born Ontario, Canadian Methodists.[351] He and Catherine Thompson appeared on the census of 1891 at Woodbridge, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where George Blake (55) was a constable, and Catherine A Blake (42), William G Blake (17), Annie Blake (15), Catherine Blake (13), Samuel James Blake (11) were present.[352] He and Catherine Thompson appeared on the census of 1901 at Woodbridge, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where George (65) was a labourer, and Catherine (55) a helper.[353] He and Catherine Thompson appeared on the census of 1911 at 1755 Dundas St., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where George (75) born March 1835, did odd jobs, and Kate (65) born May 1845, was a charwoman.[354]

      • v. Joseph Blake;[355],[355] born 10 Apr 1837 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[356],[357] married Harriet Mapes 6 Sep 1864 at Pine Grove, Vaughan Twp., York Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); by Robert Hay, Congregational;[358] died of pneumonia 15 Jun 1913 at 13 Vine Place, Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 76.[359]

        He and Harriet Mapes appeared on the census of 1871 at Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Joseph (33) was a labourer, and Harriet (29), Elizabeth (5), Emmey (4), and William (2) were present, Wesleyan Methodist, and born in Canada.[360] He and Harriet Mapes appeared on the census of 1881 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Joseph Blake (43) was a labourer, and Harriette Blake (38), Elizabeth Blake (15), Emma Blake (13), William Blake (12), Agnes Blake (9), Francis Blake (7), Hattie Blake (5), Maggie Blake (3), and Rebecca Blake (1) were present. Brother William Blake (26), labourer, was also present. All born Canada, Primitive Methodist.[361] He and Harriet Mapes appeared on the census of 1891 at York West, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Joseph Blake (53) was a day labourer, and Harriel Blake (49), Emma L Blake (23) domestic servant, Agnes A Blake (19) hemp carder, Joseph Franklin Blake (17) servant, Harriet Blake (15) servant, Mary M Blake (13) servant, Rebecca J Blake (11), and Minnie M Blake (8) were present, living in Division 4, north of Bloor.[362] He and Harriet Mapes appeared on the census of 1901 at York West, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where Joseph Blake (61, b. 10 Apr 1837) was a teamster, and Harriet Blake (57, b. 20 Apr 1842), Harriet A Blake (25, b. 24 Nov 1875) a domestic servant, Reubena J Blake (21, 3 Jan 1880) domestic servant, Minnie M Blake (18, b. 25 Dec 1882) domestic servant, were present, Methodist.[363] He and Harriet Mapes appeared on the census of 1911 at 570? Clendenan Ave, Toronto Junction, York Co., Ontario, Canada; where where Joseph Blake (73) was a street cleaner, with Harriett Blake (69), and daughter Rebecca Ruser (31) with her family, Elmer Ruser (34) teamster, and Edna Ruser (3) present.[364]

      • vi. Margaret Blake;[365],[365] born circa 1840 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[366]

      • vii. Nancy Blake;[367],[367] born circa 1842 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[368]

      • viii. Abraham Blake;[369],[369] born circa 1844 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[370] married Mary J Russell 1 Jul 1868 at Pine Grove, Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada; by Robert Hay, Congregational, and witnessed by Elizabeth Blake of Vaughan & Patrick Shey of Vaughan;[371] died between 1881 and 1890 at United States of America.[372]

        He and Mary J Russell appeared on the census of 1871 at Essa Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada; where Abraham Blake (26) was a labourer, with Mary Blake (19), and James Blake (1), present all born Ontario, and Weslyan Methodist. Abraham's family lived with Elizabeth Wilkinson (35) and her three daughters.[373] He and Mary J Russell emigrated in 1878 to Michigan, United States of America.[374] He and Mary J Russell appeared on the census of 1880 at Richland, Kalamazoo Co., Michigan, United States of America; where Abraham Blake (33) was a labourer b. Pennsylvania[sic], while Mary J. Blake (26), James G. Blake (10), Emma Blake (6), and Minnie Blake (3) were present, born Canada.[375]

      • 30. ix. John Blake.

      • x. Catherine Blake;[376],[376] born circa 1848 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[377]

      • xi. Martha Hunter Blake;[378],[378] born circa 1853 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[379] married William McClure 23 Oct 1873 at Kleinburg, Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada; by Rev. J. A. McCleery, Wesleyan Methodist;[380] she probably died 13 Jan 1941 at Elyria, Lorain Co., Ohio, United States of America.[381]

        She and William McClure appeared on the census of 1881 at Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada; where Wm McClure (28) was a school teacher, and Martha McClure (27), and Russell H. McClure (5/12, b. Aug 1880) were present.[382] She and William McClure appeared on the census of 1891 at Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; where W.P. McClure (38), Martha (30), Russel N (10), R V (female, 7) and W P (male, 5) were present.[383] She and William McClure emigrated in 1897 to Ohio, United States of America.[384] She and William McClure appeared on the census of 1900 at Elyria, Lorain Co., Ohio, United States of America; where William P Mcclure (44), Martha Mcclure (44), Russel H Mcclure (19), Rubie V Mcclure (17), William P Mcclure (14), and Edna J Mcclure (7) were present, born Canada, having arrived in US in 1897, currently "aliens."[385] She appeared on the census of 1940 at 613 East Ave., Elyria, Lorain Co., Ohio, United States of America; where Martha (86) was naturalized in US, and widowed.[386]

      • xii. William Blake;[387],[387] born circa 1855 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[388]

        He appeared on the census of 1881 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada; where William Blake (26) was a labourer, staying with his brother Joseph Blake (43), labourer, and his family: Harriette Blake (38), Elizabeth Blake (15), Emma Blake (13), William Blake (12), Agnes Blake (9), Francis Blake (7), Hattie Blake (5), Maggie Blake (3), and Rebecca Blake (1), all born Canada, and Primitive Methodist.[389]

      • xiii. Emma Blake;[390],[390] born circa 1857 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada).[391]

      61. Elizabeth4 MILLER; born circa 1816 at Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada);[392] married George Blake (see #60) 11 May 1833 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Upper Canada (Ontario), British North America (Canada); by Rev. William Jenkins, witnessed by John Williamson, Joseph Miller.[333]

      She and George Blake appeared on the census of 1851 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); where George (55) was a farm labourer, born England, with Elizabeth (35) born Canada, Samuel (18), George (17), Elizabeth (16), Joseph (15), Margarett (11), Nancy (9), Abraham (7), John (5), Catherine (3), and Robert (21) present, born Canada, and Church of England, living in a 1-story log house, possibly on Con. 7, lot 8.[337],[338] She appeared on the census of 1861 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Canada West (Ontario), British North America (Canada); where Elizabeth (45) was a widow, and George (23), Samuel (21), Joseph (20), Nancy (19), John (13), Catherine (12), Martha (8), William (6), and Emma (4) were present, all born Upper Canada, and Wesleyan Methodist, linving in a 1-story log house.[393]


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