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1  Ainsworth, Steven Michael (I00856)
 
2  Harrington, Daniel Bernard (I00102)
 
3  Harrington, Kenneth Joseph Mervin (I00101)
 
4  Lee, Joseph Myles (I00003)
 
5  Lee, Michael Randall (I00486)
 
6  Lee, Michele Ann (I00843)
 
7  Morris, Thomas Joseph (I00617)
 
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**Libby's father, Joseph Fountain, was living with her and her family at the time of his death in 1924 
Fountain, Elizabeth (I01122)
 
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1861 census, Mara Twp., Joseph Quiinn 48, born Irealnd, School Teacher, Catherine 35, born LC, Mary 4, Edward 2

1871 census, Mara Twp., Catherine widow, Mary 13, Edward 11, Joseph 9

In the 1881 census, Mara twp., Ontario Co., Catherine Quinn 56,, widow, sons Edward Quinn 21, & Joseph Quinn 19.and son-in-law Bernard Kelly a Butcher, 27, and with his wife Mary 23, and daughters Susan 2, and Catherine 6 months,

in June of 1888 Catherine moved to Veronica, North Dakota, to live with her son Edward and his wife. 
MURPHY, Catherine (I344)
 
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Father Michael Thomas Roach was born in Mara Township, Ontario, on July 27, 1 872, the son of Thomas Roach and Cecilia McGrath. He died at Toronto, Ontario, on September 27, 1936.

Father Roach began his education in a local school. His parents later moved to Toronto to afford their children the advantages of a Catholic education. He entered St. Michael's College in 1889 and six years later went to St. Basil's Novitiate, Toronto, where he was received as a novice on September 9, 1895.

After first profession he continued his studies at St. Michael's College, 1896-98; Assumption College in Windsor, Ontario, 1899-1900; and St. Basil's Seminary in Toronto, 1898-19 and 1900-01. He was ordained priest on July 28, 1901.

After ordination Father Thomas Roach taught mathematics at St. Michael's College until 1907 when he was sent to Kalamazoo, Michigan, to open Gibbons Hall. Two years later the Congregation withdrew from this high school and Father Roach was appointed to St. Thomas High School in Houston, Texas. When the Congregation took over the direction of St. Thomas College, Chatham, New Brunswick in 1910 he was sent there as treasurer. Four years later he went to St. Basil's College in Waco, Texas. When this institution was closed in 1915 he was appointed to Assumption College. In 1916 he was named pastor of St. Mary's of the Assumption Parish in Owen Sound, Ontario. After nine fruitful years there he moved to Assumption Parish, Windsor, as assistant. He was treasurer of St. Basil's Novitiate in 192728, then in 1928 received his last appointment, to St. Anne's Parish in Detroit, Michigan. In 1933 he was found to be suffering from diabetes and at the time of his death in 1936 was being treated in Toronto for cancer. He was buried in the Basilian plot, Mount Hope Cemetery, Toronto.

Father "Tom" Roach was a good financial man who served as treasurer in every house to which he was appointed. The partiality he had for concrete floors, walks, verandas were expressive of his physique and personality -- rugged, strong, enduring. In his younger days he was a fine athlete. The Basilian Centennial Volume, St. Mary's of the Assumption Parish noted his continuing love for the outdoors, "Father Roach still maintained an enthusiasm for outdoor life, especially hunting. Year after year he took his holidays during the deer season, and usually brought back a supply of venison."

In parish work, Father Roach was a wonderful preacher whose sermons were filled with practical advice suited to the needs of his congregation. He was tremendously popular with country people. In Owen Sound he published the Golden Jubilee Volume of 1921.

Sources: Basilian Archives in Toronto; Basilian Centennial, 1863-1963, St. Mary's of the Assumption Parish (Owen Sound, 1963) Golden Jubilee, 1871-1921, St. Mary's Church (Owen Sound, 1921)-Obituary notice in The Basilian 2 (Nov. 1936) 139; T. Spetz: The Catholic Church in Waterloo County (Toronto, 1916); Yearbook, St. Michael's College (1937).
 
ROACH, Michael Thomas (I154)
 
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From an email from Dan Boyle-danboyle-danboyle@swfla.rr.com on 11 Oct 2005 : . By 1885 William P. Corrigan, who had married Suzanne Boyle, in Mara was also in Dakota Territory. William and Suzanne settled a few miles away from Cornelius Boyle and Thomas McGrath. This Corrigan family located in Springer Township, Ransom County, Dakota Territory. They lived there from about 1883 until after 1903. (In 1889 Dakota Territory was divided into the states of North Dakota and South Dakota. Ransom county is in North Dakota.) Some of their children are buried in the Catholic cemetery in Lisbon, North Dakota. (Suzanne's sister, Elizabeth also came out to Dakota. She married Patrick Falvey and lived out her life in Dakota.) William and Suzanne moved to British Columbia (according to her father's 1914 will.) I believe they eventually moved to Oregon and died there in Clackmas County.

from an email from Dan Boyle-danboyle-danboyle@swfla.rr.com on 12 Oct 2005 : I checked a few references on the William P. Corrigan experience in Dakota. He filed his first papers for naturalization (citizenship) in Lisbon, Dakota Territory on July, 5, 1884. He got a patent on government land (160 acres in section 28 of Springer Township, Ransom County, now North Dakota on Jan. 30, 1891. Usually the patent came five years after first settlement on the land.

Name: William A Carrigan
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Moore & Springer Townships, T.135-Range 56, Ransom, North Dakota, United States
District: 131
Gender: Male
Age: 9
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Number of Living Children:
Years Married:
Birth Date: Nov 1891
Birthplace: North Dakota
Marriage Year (Estimated):
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Canada Eng
Mother's Birthplace: Canada Eng
Mother of how many children:
Sheet Number and Letter: 6A
Household ID: 90
Line Number: 24
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T623
GS Film Number: 1241231
Digital Folder Number: 004120522
Image Number: 00311

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
William Carrigan Head M 45 Canada Eng
Susan Carrigan Wife F 37 Canada Eng
Nellie Carrigan Daughter F 18 Canada Eng
Laura R Carrigan Daughter F 16 Canada Eng
Joseph P Carrigan Son M 14 North Dakota
John J Carrigan Son M 13 North Dakota
Mary A Carrigan Daughter F 11 North Dakota
William A Carrigan Son M 9 North Dakota
Winnie F Carrigan Son M 7 North Dakota
George Warner Hired man M 36 Michigan
Louis Halvorson Hired man M 36 Iowa
James Shiels Boarder M 22 Canada Eng

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9VL-D71 : accessed 10 Nov 2014), William A Carrigan in household of William Carrigan, Moore & Springer Townships, T.135-Range 56, Ransom, North Dakota, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 90, NARA microfilm publication T623, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1241231.Name: William N Corrigan
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Warrenton, Clatsop, Oregon, United States
District: 0042
Gender: Male
Age: 67
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1863
Birthplace: Canada
Immigration Year: 1884
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Canada
Sheet Number and Letter: 2A
Household ID: 28
Line Number: 31
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T626
Affiliate Film Number: 1941
GS Film number: 2341675
Digital Folder Number: 004547503
Image Number: 00465

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
William N Corrigan Head M 67 Canada
Susan Corrigan Wife F 65 Canada
Peter J Corrigan Son M 40 North Dakota
George A Corrigan Son M 27 North Dakota
Hazel P Corrigan Daughter F 25 North Dakota

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XC9Z-RCP : accessed 10 Nov 2014), William N Corrigan, Warrenton, Clatsop, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0042, sheet 2A, family 28, NARA microfilm publication T626, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 2341675. 
CORRIGAN, William Patrick (I157)
 
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From the Simcoe County, 1898 Marriage Register:

# 013575-98 (Simcoe County) Murdock JOHNSTON, 26, Mara, same, Farmer, s/o
James JOHNSTON & Janet HENDERSON, married Johanna MACDONALD, 21, Rama, same,
d/o Duncan MACDONALD & Sillia (sic) CARMICHAEL, wtn: John & Mary JOHNSTON, both of
Mara, on June 15, 1898, at Tannachy Cottage, Orillia
 
MCDONALD, Johnan (I64)
 
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in the 1911 census, Gordon, Anna, daug. Elsie and sister in law Victoria Nicholson were living in Bracebridge, Muskoka.
 
GRANT, Gordon Ewing (I89)
 
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John enlisted in the CEF, : regimental number 745372, in the 116th(Ontario County) Battalion, October 25, 1915. He was single, 27, a Farmer, living in Mara (Brechin), He only remained in the Army a few months, then moved to Ohio, and in June 1917, John was drafted into the US Army, he was 29, single, a farmer in Warren Ohio, medium height and build, with blue eyes and light brown hair.

He enlisted in to the US Army in 1942, , he was 54 and living at 18514 Detriot Street, Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, 
FLYNN, John Joseph (I396)
 
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John & Nellie were living in Midland by July of 1902.

PACKET & TIMES
DECEMBER 30, 1909
ATHERLEY
Mr. J. Doherty and family, of Midland, spent the festive season with Mrs. Doherty's father, Mr. George Boulton.

John & Nellie were still living in Midland at the time of his death, but he was buried at St. Columbkille's.
Tombstone at St. Columbkille's Cemetery, Uptergrove
In Memory of
John J.
1863-1912
And his wife
Ellen
1858-1945
Their sons
Henry A.
1896-1896
Francis G.
1897-1902
 
Dougherty, John Joseph (I00038)
 
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Lois McIsaac

Obituary-

McISAAC, Lois - Passed away suddenly at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 89 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Mac McIsaac. Loving mother of Tim, Randy, Dan (Carolyn) and Bonnie Grant (Bruce). Dear grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Survived by her sister Lillian and predeceased by Evelyn, Jean and Alma. Friends may call at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. S., Newmarket on Saturday, February 6 from 1 p.m. until the time of a funeral service in the chapel at 3 p.m., followed by cremation. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
 
CARRTHURS, Lois Marguerite (I91)
 
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MARLEY, LEO DAVID Member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 1626, Barrie and dedicated volunteer worker for the community of Phelpston. Suddenly at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Friday, December 26, 2003. Leo Marley of Phelpston, in his 61st year. Beloved son of the late Frank & Bertille Marley. Dear brother of Mary Ellen Marley, Bernadette Ken Snider, Joe Deloris, Margaret Thomas, Bill, Pat Heather, Jim Colleen, Paul Cathy, Angela, Phil and pre-deceased by brothers Edward, Michael & Peter. Brother-in-law of Liz Marley, Goldie Turner and the late David Thomas. Will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the LYNN-STONE FUNERAL HOME, Elmvale from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church, Phelpston on Tuesday, December 30 at 11 a.m. Spring Interment St. Patrick's Cemetery, Phelpston. Parish Prayers at the Funeral Home Monday at 6:45 p.m. Memorial Donations to St. Patrick's Cemetery, Phelpston, The C.N.I.B. Ontario Division or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. Special thanks to the staff at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto and Simcoe Terrace, Barrie.0
 
MARLEY, Leo David (I7571)
 
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MOFFATT Ruth M. Moffatt, age 92, died Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at Sarah Reed Retirement Center. Widow of Charles R. “Chuck” Moffatt; mother of Kathryn “Kit” Lowe, James E. Moffatt, and the late Atty. Charles K. Moffatt; grandmother of Craig M. Moffatt, Kara Bennett, Lora Moffatt, Kim, Steve, Ray, Scott & Sandy Lowe; mother-in-law of Ann Moffatt Link; sister of Ed Crum, Mabel Crum, Florence “Flos” Benson, and the late Jess, Carl & Russell Crum. Calling at the Brugger Funeral Home, 1595 W. 38th St. Thursday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday 9:30 a.m. until services at 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Gregg D. Townsend officiating. Burial in Laurel HIll Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Sarah A. Reed Retirement Center, 227 West 22nd St., 16502. Condolences and full obituary at www.bruggerfuneral
homes.com/ (Fri.-21)
Published in the Erie Times-News from May 20 to May 21, 2004 
CRUM, Ruth M. (I3075)
 
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MOFFATT Ruth M. Moffatt, age 92, died Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at Sarah Reed Retirement Center. Widow of Charles R. “Chuck” Moffatt; mother of Kathryn “Kit” Lowe, James E. Moffatt, and the late Atty. Charles K. Moffatt; grandmother of Craig M. Moffatt, Kara Bennett, Lora Moffatt, Kim, Steve, Ray, Scott & Sandy Lowe; mother-in-law of Ann Moffatt Link; sister of Ed Crum, Mabel Crum, Florence “Flos” Benson, and the late Jess, Carl & Russell Crum. Calling at the Brugger Funeral Home, 1595 W. 38th St. Thursday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday 9:30 a.m. until services at 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Gregg D. Townsend officiating. Burial in Laurel HIll Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Sarah A. Reed Retirement Center, 227 West 22nd St., 16502. Condolences and full obituary at www.bruggerfuneral
homes.com/ (Fri.-21)
Published in the Erie Times-News from May 20 to May 21, 2004 
CRUM, Ruth M. (I3075)
 
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MOFFATT Ruth M. Moffatt, age 92, died Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at Sarah Reed Retirement Center. Widow of Charles R. “Chuck” Moffatt; mother of Kathryn “Kit” Lowe, James E. Moffatt, and the late Atty. Charles K. Moffatt; grandmother of Craig M. Moffatt, Kara Bennett, Lora Moffatt, Kim, Steve, Ray, Scott & Sandy Lowe; mother-in-law of Ann Moffatt Link; sister of Ed Crum, Mabel Crum, Florence “Flos” Benson, and the late Jess, Carl & Russell Crum. Calling at the Brugger Funeral Home, 1595 W. 38th St. Thursday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday 9:30 a.m. until services at 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Gregg D. Townsend officiating. Burial in Laurel HIll Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Sarah A. Reed Retirement Center, 227 West 22nd St., 16502. Condolences and full obituary at www.bruggerfuneral
homes.com/ (Fri.-21)
Published in the Erie Times-News from May 20 to May 21, 2004 
CRUM, Ruth M. (I00099)
 
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Orillia Packet and Times, Feb. 22, 1940, 10, Miss Rebecca Allewell, who had been in poor health for years, and who died at her residence, East Atherley, on Thursday, would have been eighty-three in December. Miss Allewell was born in Haldimand Township, a daughter of John and Mary Allewell. She came to Mara to live with her parents when in her girlhood and resided there for about fifty years. When her parents moved to Orillia, she went with them, but for last five years Miss Allewell resided at Atherley with her sister Mrs. James Irwin. She is survived by one sister. Mrs. Irwin, who is the last of a family of four girls and four boys. Her mother died in 1915 and Mr. Allewell died in 1920. Deceased was a member of the Atherley United Church, and was active in the Ladies Aid and Women's Missionary Society in her earlier years. Her interest in her church continued to the last. The funeral was held on Sunday from MacDonald's Funeral Home, Orillia, to the Atherley church, where service was conducted by the Rev. W. Gardner. Interment was made in Atherley Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mansell and Roy Allewell, Albert and Edgar Pomeroy, Alex Anderson and Wm. Jackson

Orillia Packet and Times, Feb 22, 1940., 4, ALLEWELL - At her residence, East Atherley, on Thursday, February 15, 1940. Rebecca Allewell, daughter of the late John and Mary Ann Allewell, aged 82 years. The funeral was held from A.T. MacDonald Funeral Home, to Atherley church, where service was held. Interment Atherley Cemetery
 
ALLEWELL, Rebecca (I023)
 
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Published: Chronicle Journal, Thunder Bay
Friday, March 28, 2008

Mrs. Gene Elizabeth Brown, age 82 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at TBRHSC with her family by her side. Gene was born in Port Arthur on January 9, 1926 but was raised and educated in Fort William. In her younger years she worked at Abitibi Mission Mill. She worked at Chapples Department Store, the Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital for the Ministry of Health and retired from the Ministry of Natural Resources in 1987. Gene was a member of the Girl Guides of Canada Local Association, the Rebecca Lodge, the Canadian Daughters League, the Air Cadet League of Northwestern Ontario, the MNR Retirees Club as well as an active life-long member of St. Paul's Anglican Church. Her main interests included her family and friends, camping at Mawn Lake, traveling, bowling, playing cards with her bridge club or watching the Toronto Blue Jays on television. Gene will be sadly missed by her children: Tom (Linda), Fred (Maureen), Marjorie (Rob) and Neil; grandsons: Roy (Ferial), Bill and Frank; great grandchildren: Justin, Christopher and Linda; brothers George (Vera) Kearney and Frank (Mary) Kearney. Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive. Gene was predeceased by her mother Agnes in 1966 and her father Fred in 1998. Funeral services for the late Mrs. Gene Brown will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 31, 2008 at St. Paul's Anglican Church with Fr. Michael Dunnill officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday evening from 7:00 until 9:00 P.M. at the WESTFORT CHAPEL, 420 West Gore Street at James. If friends so desire memorial donations made to St. Paul's Anglican Church would be greatly appreciated. Please sign the on-line condolences at everestofthunderbay.com
 
KEARNEY, Gene Elizabeth (I64)
 
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The only stone that marks robert Waddell, Elizabeth Ritchie Grave site. and possibly other family members. Robert Drowned at Point Mara and was originally buried at the family farm on Con A in thorah Twp. his remains were later relocated to the Old Stone Cemetery in Beaverton. placed with is wife Elizabeth Ritchie. 
WADDELL, Robert (I36)
 
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Butler, Michael Colin (I00756)
 
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Clarke, Elizabeth Ann (I00097)
 
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Harrington, Theresa Dolores (I00376)
 
27 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Lee, Bernadine Marie (I00501)
 
28 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Lee, Jeanette Agnes (I00499)
 
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Lee, Kenneth Douglas (I00840)
 
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Lee, Mary Elizabeth (I00525)
 
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McDermott, Hugh (I00043)
 
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MCNABB, Cindy Anne (I613)
 
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UNKNOWN (I540)
 
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MCNABB, John (I423)
 
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#027308-02 (Muskoka Dist) ROGERS, Carl, m, b. 19 Dec 1901, father- John ROGERS, engineer; mother- Edith Mary COX, infm-John Rogers, Port Sandfield
 
ROGERS, Carl (I169)
 
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*still living with his father in 1901

*one note mentioned that he had married a woman named Rachel in 1891, but obit stated that he was unmarried

PACKET & TIMES
JULY 1900
PINEGROVE
Mr. Hugh Fountain had the misfortune
of getting his fence burnt last week.

PACKET & TIMES
APRIL, 1936
HUGH FOUNTAIN
Hugh Fountain, a resident of Orillia and its vicinity for the past fifty years, died at Orillia on Thursday afternoon, April 25, following a long illness. Mr. Fountain was born in East Gwillumbury Township eighty-three years ago, and spent his youth there. He was unmarried and leaves nine brothers and sisters, Mrs. Alex Johnston, Mr. George
Fountain, and Mrs. Archie McNeil, Orillia; Walter Fountain, Mrs. George Gillespie, and Mrs. George Duff, North Orillia; James of Uptergrove; Israel of Toronto; and Mrs. Andrew Green , South Orillia. The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon, service being conducted by the Rev. J. A. MacInnis, and the pallbearers were Messrs. Carl Brown, Dennis Burnie, J. G. Green and Ernest Duff. 
Fountain, Hugh (I01084)
 
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- Published in the Orillia Packet & Times-- June 25, 2010-- Jean Alexander (nee Crowther) R N INCH

INCH, Jean Alexander (nee Crowther) R N - It is with profound sadness that our family announces the peaceful passing of our beloved mom and grandma, Jean Inch. Mom was born in Shawinigan Falls to Sara Alexander and Cole Crowther. Beloved sister of Nora Kitchen, Willard and David Crowther all predeceased, and Heather Dupuis. Wife of the late Ben Inch. Mother of Barbara predeceased and Dr. John Weatherston, Michael and Jackie Inch, Penny and Ron Wood, and Suzanne Huften. Grandmother to Andrew and Erin Weatherston, Beth Weatherston and Nick, Tim and Claire Weatherston, and Patrick Weatherston; Nathan Inch, Justin predeceased, Grayson and Megan Inch, Mason Inch and Samantha, Benjamin and Jenn Wood, Michael Wood, Robert Huften, Scott Huften and Jenn Padmore, Heidi Huften and Phillip Patchell, Chloë, Simon and Sophie Huften. She was looking forward to three great grandchildren who are due within three months. Grandma was very proud that she served in the Navy in WWII from 1944-1946 as a WREN. In spite of her service, she was never recognized as a veteran. She recently celebrated 60 years as a graduate of OSMH and was always actively involved in the nurse's alumni. She was a lifetime member of St. Paul's United Church, and actively involved in the UCW. She was a keen card player, and played with the same bridge group for over 50 years. The friendships she shared with the “bridge girls“ were very dear to her. She was the best mom and grandma that a family could ever dream of having. Our memories will be a comforting part of our lives forever. We'll miss you G-ma! As per mum's wishes, cremation has taken place. The family asks that you join them in “Celebration of her life“ at the Leacock Care Center, 25 Museum Drive, in Orillia from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 26th, 2010. Power point presentation and tributes at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, mum has asked that donations be made to the Orillia Soldiers Memorial Nurses Alumni. Donations
 
CROWTHER, Jean A. (I466)
 
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1861 census, Reach Twp., Jeremiah O'Leary, 57, Ellen 55, Arthur 27, Mary 25, James 23, Daniel 19, Jeremiah 17, Timothy 15, John 13, John Daly (servant) 39

The Canadian Post, Lindsay; 19, November, 1886. ...passed away on Monday last in the person of Mr. Jeremiah O'Leary...In 1872, Mrs. O'Leary died and...Mr. O'Leary removed to Brock township where he has since lived with his daughter, Mrs. Jas. Doyle ....the remains were on Tuesday interred in the R. C. Cem. at Vroomanton." 
O'LEARY, Jeremiah (I180)
 
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1891 census, Mara Twp., Roll T-6357, Family # 172, Timothy O'Leary 45, Elizabeth 37, John George 14, Rose Mary 12, Joseph 6, Susan 4, Theresa 2, Frank 10 months.

From the Orillia Packet, 10 Oct 1907

MR. TIMOTHY O?LEARY, who was well known all through the district, died on Thursday last, (Oct.3) after an illness of about a month. He was in his sixty-third year. Deceased was a native of the Township of Pickering. For thirteen years he was Chief Ranger of Algonquin Park. For the last summer he has been engaged as lockmaster at Lock No. 2 on the Kirkfield section of the Trent Valley Canal.

In earlier days, Mr. O?Leary was for a number of years Reeve of Mara, and was once elected Warden of the County of Ontario. He was twice married. His first wife was Miss B. Fox, of Mara Township, by whom he had four children. He was married a second time in November, 1883, to Miss Elizabeth Murphy, of the Township of Scott, who survives him. There were five children by this union, four of whom are living.

The six surviving children are: Mrs. W. Jarboe, of Parsons, Kansas; Miss Helen o?Leary, of New York,; Joseph O?Leary, of the Cavendish Lumber Company , Lakefield; Miss Susie O?Leary, who is attending the College of Pedagogy, Toronto; Frank O?Leary, of Toronto; and Miss Clara O?Leary who lives at home. All were home for the funeral except Mrs. Jarboe. His eldest son, John George , died at the age of nineteen. One death occurred in infancy; the other, Marie Theresa died when seven years old.

The funeral took place on Saturday. Requiem Mass was said in the Church of the Angels Guardian, and interment took place in St. Columbkille?s cemetery, Uptergrove. 
O'LEARY, Timothy (I129)
 
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1891 census- Innsifil, Simcoe Co. South, James Patrick Tobin, Conductor, 35, Annie 25, Mary A. 4, Kate 2, Rose Holmes 66, (Lodger.)
Per the 1891 census Rose was living with James Tobin, and his wife Anne nee Kelly, a sister of her daughter-law, Mrs. Charles Holmes, nee Mary Kelly. 
MCLEAN, Rose (I2817)
 
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1911 census-North Orillia Twp. -( Andrew) Douglas 20, James 22, Jessie 16, Isabella Laidlaw (Aunt) 39

from the Veteran's Section of www.ramarahistoryonline.web :
GOWANLOCK, James Laidlaw : regimental number 643833, enlisted in the 157th (Simcoe Foresters) Battalion, January 26, 1916. He was 27, single, a Farmer, living in Orillia, the 1911 census indicates he was a Domestic, on the Robert Leith farm, in Mara. Born in Bruce County, in 1888, a son of Andrew Gowanlock & Elizabeth Laidlaw, his next of kin was his brother Douglas of Mara (Uptergrove). Overseas, he was transferred to the 116th (Ontario County) Battalion, and was killed in action, August 24, 1917, in the trenches, at Fosse 10, France. He is buried in the Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I.L.13. His brother Robert was killed in action 6 days earlier. His name is listed on the Mara Cenotaph, located in front of the Brechin Legion, 4th Concession, Brechin.
 
GOWANLOCK, Pte. James Laidlaw (I26)
 
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1921 Census- Ward 4, Toronto Centre, page 2- John H Johnston 64, Mary Johnston 57, Ellen Miller 30, Samuel Miller 33, Sarah Miller 5, Helen Miller 2, Leon Russell Miller 2, James Kelly, Mary Kelly--- all at 48 Sullivan Ave
 
MILLER, Samuel (I14)
 
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a WW1 Veteran

cause of death accidenital drowning
 
MAHER, Edward Thomas (I87)
 
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Ada Forsyth
Passed on: March 31st, 2016
Ada Forsyth age 99 years of Eastend, Saskatchewan died on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Eastend Wolf Willow Health Centre in Eastend.
She was born on the family farm in the Eastbrook District south of Eastend on October 23, 1916 and attended school at Eastbrook School. She helped out at home on the farm until she married George Forsyth on September 11, 1937 in Manitoba. They lived in Manitoba for three years before taking over the William Forsyth farm at Eastend. They continued to live and farm there until the early 1970?s when they retired and moved into Eastend. They enjoyed their retirement years and for 26 years they travelled, spending their winters in Arizona. Ada enjoyed dancing and spent her Saturday nights at the Senior?s Centre in Eastend and travelled to the Old Tyme dances in the area. Ada loved people and there was always someone stopping by for a coffee and a cookie. She loved playing cards and was a member of several bridge and whist groups. She was an active member of the Eastend Cemetery League, Eastbrook Ladies? Club, Eastend Historical Museum and Ceramics Club. Ada was so proud of her Audrey, constantly interested in the activities of her grandchildren and great grandchildren and they were welcome in her home at any time. Ada became a great great grandmother two days before her passing. Ada and her great great granddaughter share the same middle name, Pearl. Ada always kept interested in the farm.
She was predeceased by her husband George on July 26, 1998, her son-in-law Glen Taylor on September 18, 2005, her parents Duncan and Molly McCuaig, her father-in-law Bill Forsyth, step-mother Ethel McCuaig, four brothers, Duncan McCuaig, Oliver McCuaig, Findlay McCuaig, Nick McCuaig, three sisters-in-law, Florence McCuaig, Vera McCuaig and Jean McCuaig, four step-brothers, Bob Glassford, Dick Glassford, Sydney Glassford and Albert Glassford, step-sister Sue Smith, step-sisters-in-law Ruby Glassford, Pat Glassford and Vi Glassford and step brother-in-law Art Smith.
She is survived by her daughter Audrey Taylor of Eastend, grandson Blaine Taylor (Barb) of Eastend, great granddaughter Jillian Johnston (Shawn), great great granddaughter Rhyan Pearl, great grandson Mitchel Taylor (Samantha Elder); grandson Boyd Taylor of Eastend; granddaughter Heather Arendt (Ronnie) of Eastend, great granddaughters Janelle Arendt (Steven) and Kara Arendt (Jean-Simon); granddaughter Twylla Kinch (Mike) of Swift Current and great grandson Taylor Kinch; sister-in-law Evelyn McCuaig of Eastend, step-sister-in-law Zelda Glassford of Saskatoon, as well as by numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services were held from Eastend United Church in Eastend on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with Minister Shelby Kinrade officiating. A tribute was presented by Janelle Arendt and a video tribute was shown. Interment of her cremated remains took place at Riverside Cemetery at Eastend. 
MCCUAIG, Ada Pearl (I47)
 
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Alice was a school teacher in SS#1, Mara, from 1917 to 1923, and for a short period in 1928.

From the Toronto, York County marriage register, 1926 :

029788-26 James St. John GORDON, 44, farmer, Brock Twp, Beaverton, s/o Robert GORDON b. Aberdeenshire Scotland & Jane ELMSLIE, married Alice SPEEDIE, 41, teacher, Mara Twp, Beaverton, d/o William SPEEDIE, b. Aberdeenshire Scotland & Miriam PURCHASE, witn: Mary R. & Jean C. MCGILLIVRAY, both of Toronto, 8 September 1926 
SPEEDIE, Alice (I133)
 
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Andrew (Andy) Waslenko Jr.
March 5, 1924 - March 16, 2007
Funeral Home: Allen Mortuary
Cemetery: San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery

Obituary:
Andrew was born in Dupont,PA. He passed away peacefully and went to his home with our Lord after a short illness. Andy's favorite pastimes included visits to Table Mountain Casino, fishing and tinkering with all things mechanical.

Andy was preceded in death by his wife Betty, his parents Andrew and Mary Waslenko and his brother John Waslenko.

He is survived by his three children Marti Butler and Christine Walling of Turlock, CA, and Frances Nelson of Coronado, CA. Andy also leaves behind his three sisters, Margaret Kreil of Reno, Neveda, Marion (Mike) Kalinoski of Dickson City, Pennyslvania and Helen (Marshall) Jenkins of Naples, Florida.

Andy was a grandfather of five children: Grandsons Patrick Butler Jr. and Laurence Butler of Modesto, CA, and Matthew Butler of Turlock, CA, and granddaughters Tiffany and Yvette Nelson of San Diego, CA.

Andy had his interment with Military Honors at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery on Friday, March 23, 2007. A Mass will be said for Andrew's soul on March 30, 2007 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock, CA.

May eternal light shine on our departed father, grandfather, and brother, Lord, with the Blessed Mother and all your saints forever. We implore you to give him eternal rest and shine your perpetual light on him for you are a Lord rich in mercy.
 
WASLENKO, Andrew (I76)
 
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Audrey Campbell

CAMPBELL, Audrey - Peacefully at the McCormick Home, London, on Saturday May 28th 2011, Audrey (West) Campbell of London passed away in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband of 68 years Herbert Victor Campbell (2007). Loving mother of Frederick James Campbell (Linda) of Embro, Carol Smith (Paul) of Elora, William Herbert Campbell (Darlene) of Guelph and Donna Lynn Holley (Lynn) of London. Dear sister of Robert Raymond West (Pearl) of Brampton, and predeceased by her sister Mildred Evelyn Blogg and brothers Arthur West and Roy Steven West (wife Gerry of Lanark). Also loved by her 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Audrey's entire passion in life was her family and home. A celebration of her life will be held at FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1997 Dundas Street (at Wavell), London, on Tuesday May 31st at 11 A.M. Visitation will be 1 hour before service time (10 A.M.-11 A.M.) Interment to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences accepted at www.forestlawnmemorial.ca 10169665
 
WEST, Audrey (I155)
 
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baptism records at St. Gregory the Great Ch., Oshawa, Ont.; LDS reel # 1305881, item # 4, p. 3.
QUAY 3 "The 8th Nov. '66 was baptized Michael, born Darlington on 25 Oct., '60; son of Miles Cosgrove, born Co. Sligo and Ellen McLane, born Canada; sponsors: Pete Molloy, Selena Donner; by Eugene O'Keefe."

1861 Canada Census -.
Darlington, Durham Co., Canada West- Miles Cosgrove, 40,born Ire., Farmer; Ellen, 31, born U.C. wife, Rose, 10, born U.C;James 8, born U.C.; Mary 5, born U.C.; Ellen, 3, born U.C., Micle (Michael) 1, born U.C.
 
COSGROVE, Michael (I21)
 
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Beatrice (Eastcott) SPEEDIE

SPEEDIE, Beatrice (Eastcott) - Suddenly on Tuesday, December 14, 2010, in Chilliwack, B.C., formally from Atherley, Ontario, in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late James Speedie. Beatrice will be deeply missed by her daughter Sandra Newell (Ken) of Mission, B.C., her grandsons Michael Droder (Candace) of Kamloops, B.C. and Kevin Droder (Leanne) of Vernon, B.C. Loving great gramma of Greg, Sarah, Aimee, Nicole, Tyler and Avery. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews and the Forsyth family who she was Auntie Bea to. The family will receive friends at the Doolittle Chapel of CARSON FUNERAL HOMES, 54 Coldwater St. E., Orillia, on Tuesday from 2- 4 & 7-9 P.M. Funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday afternoon, December 22, 2010, at 1 o'clock. A reception will follow. The interment will follow the reception at Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton. If desired memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or the MS Society would be appreciated by the family. “Good bye Mom, I know you are happy and at peace with dad at your side. Love you and miss you both, Sandra“. Online Messages of Condolence are welcome at www.CarsonFuneralHomes.com A Memorial Tree will be planted by the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes 9732927
 
EASTCOTT, Beatrice (I113)
 
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Benjamin was the operator of a boarding House in Upper Longford. Guests would probably be the staff from the quarry.
He then bought a farm at Sebright. North of Monck Road and Lake Dalrymple Road. Doris remembers going to visit them and stopping at Sebright to see the Cannings (Jim). Jim Canning was a blacksmith there. The picture shows Benjamen as a chaplain in the Orange Lodge. 
WATT, Benjamin Broadbent (I057)
 

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