The Wright Family
An historical and photographic perspective
 
William Wright & Rosanna Leadbeatter | John Wright & Barbara Adams | James Wright & Alice Edith Matthews
Mabel Maud Wright & Robert Gordon Duncan

Index of Official Parish Registries and Statutory Registries for Births, Marriages and Deaths

Map of Canada West or Upper Canada
Map of Canada West or Upper Canada

 

William Wright & Rosanna Leadbeater
Born: about 1813 Born / Baptized: Oct 15, 1820
Place: Yorkshire, England Place: Weedon Lois, Northamptonshire, England
Married: Feb 8, 1839
Place: Leeds Mégantic, Inverness Township, Québec, Canada
Died: Dec 14, 1894 Died: Feb 20, 1907
Place: Reach, Ontario, Canada Place: Reach, Ontario, Canada
Buried: Buried:

Joseph Wright & Jane Kelly | John Wright & Barbara Adams

DNA: Candis Waugh has an Ancestry DNA match with C.P. who has Joseph Leadbeater (born 1831 in Warwickshire) in their tree.

William Wright married Rosanna Leadbeater were married on Feb 8, 1839, in the Church of England in Leeds, Mégantic, Québec (in Inverness Township) and had at least three children: Thomas (b. about 1840); Joseph (b. Aug 8, 1846); and John (born Aug 19, 1849); all born in "Upper Canada" (Ontario)

 
William Wright and Rosanna Leadbeater were married on Feb 8, 1839
William Wright and Rosanna Leadbeater were married on Feb 8, 1839
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Children Born Place Died Place
Thomas about 1839 Ontario, Canada    
Joseph Aug 8, 1846 Ontario, Canada May 7, 1933 Greenbank, Reach, Ontario
JOHN Aug 19, 1849 Ontario, Canada Oct 4, 1930 Manilla, Ontario

Rosanna Leadbeater's parents were Joseph Leadbeater (b. April 7, 1793 in Weedon Lois, Northamptonshire, England, and died Dec 7, 1885 in St. Stephens, Rectory Hill, Inverness Township, Mégantic, Quebec) and Rebecca Rose (possibly "illegitimate" daughter of Patience Rose, born April 6, 1794, in Idbury, Oxfordshire, died Nov 8, 1852, in Quebec, Canada). 

 

 

The Rose Family

John Rose & Sarah Tombs

John Rose of this Parish, Bachelor, and Sarah Tombs, Spinster, were married... on this tenth Day of April, 1769
John Rose of this Parish, Bachelor, and Sarah Tombs, Spinster, were married... on this tenth Day of April, 1769
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John Rose and Sarah Tombs were married on April 10, 1769, in Siddington, St. Mary, Gloucestershire, and they may have had at least nine children: Robert (born March 13, 1771, in Siddington, St. Peter, Gloucestershire); PATIENCE (Jan 13, 1773, in Westcote, Gloucestershire, died 1829); Sarah (born Sept 25, 1774, in Westcote); Ann (born May, 1776, in Westcote); William (May 30, 1779, in Westcote, died 1841); Elizabeth (1780-1841);  George (1783-1851); Sophia (1785-1872); and Jane (1788-1854). - from Margaret Mcdonald Family Tree on Ancestry.com John Rose may have died on Dec 19, 1830, in St. Paul, Shadwell, England, and Sarah Tombs may have died on May 17, 1824, in St. Paul, Shadwell, England.

Patience Rose & Unknown | Patience Rose & Joseph Curtis


Baptized, Patience Rose daughter of John and Sarah Rose, Jan 13, 1773
Westcote, Gloucestershire
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John & Jane Tombs

Sarah Tombs parents may have been John and Jane Tombs and they may have had the following children:  Betty (born March 4, 1745, in Ampney Crucic, Gloucestershire); SARAH (born on June 30, 1751, in Maiseyhampton  or Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire); and Ann (born Feb 24, 1754, in Mesey Hampton). John Tombs parents may have been John and Bridget Toms and he may have been born on Jan 17, 1707, in Meysey Hampton (Maiseyhampton).


Sarah, Daughter of John & Jane Tombs June 30th
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Patience Rose had an "illegitimate daughter": Rebecca (born April 6, 1794, in Idbury, Oxfordshire).

 

Patience Rose married Joseph Curtis (born Feb 7, 1772, in Aston Blank, Gloucestershire) and they had at least eight children: Ann (1799-1829); Elizabeth (born June 5, 1801, died April, 1878); Mary (born March 6, 1803, in Aston Blank); George (born about 1803); Joseph (born about 1804, died Oct 28, 1829); Jane (born about 1807); Joan (born about 1812); John (born March 22, 1812, in Aston Blank); and Sarah (born Dec 4, 1814, in Aston Blank, died Jan, 1874, in Northleach). - from Margaret Mcdonald Family Tree & Claire Dotson Family Tree & ColinRose38 Tree & garcecottrell Tree on Ancestry.com

Elizabeth Curtis & Joseph Berry | George Curtis & Anne ? | Jane Curtis & Thomas White | Sarah Curtis & Richard Kilby

Patience Rose died on Aug 21, 1829, in Cold Aston, Gloucestershire. 

 

Joseph Leadbeater & Rebecca Rose

 
Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of Lois Weeden
Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of Weedon Lois

Joseph Leadbeater and Rebecca Rose were married on Dec 10, 1816, in Weedon Lois, Northamptonshire, England (FHL Film number 2000018, page 5 item 16). Joseph Leadbeater and Rebecca Rose had at least six children all born in Weedon Lois, Northamptonshire, England: John and George (twins b. May 3, 1818); ROSANNA (b. Oct 15, 1820); Joseph (b.  Sept 22, 1822, died March 7, 1825); Joseph (b. Feb 5, 1826); Rebecca Rose (b. Sept 17, 1827).

John Leadbeater & Margaret Macdonald | John Leadbeater & Mary Harwood | George Leadbeater & Mary Ann Coakley
Rosanna Leadbeater & William Wright | Joseph Leadbeater & Maria Harwood | Rebecca Leadbeater & Joseph Turgeon

See The Family Tree of Leslie Nutbrown for Joseph Leadbeater & Rebecca Rose
From http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=leslienutbrown&id=I14256

Joseph Leadbeater was sentenced to 3 months in prison for larceny (theft of personal property) in October, 1819.

Joseph & Mary Leadbeater

Joseph Leadbeater's parents were Joseph Leadbeater and Mary (?) and they may have had the following children: Mary (born April 8, 1781, in Weedon Lois); Ann (born Feb 2, 1782, in Weedon Lois); Edward (born Jan 16, 1785, in Weedon Lois); William (born Feb 11, 1787, in Weedon Lois, died before 1790); William (born Sept 20, 1790); Benjamin (born May 1, 1791, in Weedon Lois); Benjamin (born June 5, 1792, in Weedon Lois); JOSEPH (born April 7, 1793, in Weedon Lois); George (born July 26, 1795, in Weedon Lois); Hannah (born Feb 4, 1798, in Weedon Lois).

Joseph Leadbeater & Sarah Bradneck

Joseph Leadbeater Sr.'s parents may have been Joseph Leadbeater and Sarah (Bradneck?) and they may have had the following children born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England: William (born Aug 25, 1752); Sarah, (born Feb 28, 1756); JOSEPH (born March 18, 1758, FHL Film Number: 919765); Jane (born May 26, 1760); Judith (born July 14, 1762); Isaac (born Sept 13, 1764); Esther (born Sept 1, 1766); Ann (born April 4, 1768); and Thomas (born Sept 4, 1770).

 

 
1861 ..........

1861 Canada Census - Inverness, Mégantic, Québec, Canada
Joseph Leadbeater with his daughter Rebecca
 

Joeseph Ledbater (60), Rebecca Ledbater (22)
Joeseph Ledbater (60), Rebecca Ledbater (22)
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1861 Canada Census - Reach, Ontario County, Ontario
William Wright & Rosanna Leadbeatter


William Wright (48), Rosanna (40), Thomas (22), Joseph (15) and John (12).
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1871 ..........

1871 Canada Census - Reach, Ontario County, Ontario
William Wright & Rosanna Leadbeatter with sons Joseph and
John

Name: William Wright
Gender: Male
Age: 58
Birth Year: abt 1813
Birth Place: England
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Weslyan Methodist
Origin: English
Province: Ontario
District: Ontario North
District Number: 49
Division: 03
Subdistrict: Reach
Subdistrict Number: b
Household Members:
Name Age
William Wright 58
Rosanna Wright 50
Joseph Wright 24
John Wright 21
James Dresetta 45
Ellen Dresetta 40
Henrietta Dresetta 4
Jemima Dresetta 3
James Dresetta 1
Andrew Williams 54
Clarasa Williams 47
Walford Williams 22
Wallace Williams 18
Alvina Williams 16
Arrena Williams 14
James Williams 12
Luther Williams 10
Jane Williams 6
Apha Jarvis 26
Arminta Jarvis 7/12

Source Citation Year: 1871; Census Place: Reach, Ontario North, Ontario; Roll: C-9975; Page: 75; Family No: 264 Source Information Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1871 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009. Appreciation is expressed to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for providing the 1871 Canada Census Index. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1871. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d.. RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels: C-9888 to C-9975, C-9977 to C-10097, C-10344 to C-10388, C-10390 to C-10395, to C-10540 to C-10570. Description This database is an every name index to individuals enumerated in the 1871 Canada Census, the first census of Canada since confederation in 1867. National censuses have been taken every 10 years since 1871 and every five years since 1971. The 1871 census includes the four original provinces – Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario.

 
 
1873 ..........
 
Joseph Wright (son of William Wright and Rosanna Leadbeater) married Jane Kelly (daughter of Robert Kelly & Jane) on Dec 23, 1873, in Ontario. They may have had at least seven children: William (born Nov 4, 1874, and died May 25, 1954, in Ontario); Margaret Jane (born Jan 30, 1876, in Brock); Rosanna (born Aug 7, 1877, in Reach); Robert (born Jan 30, 1879, in Reach); Elizabeth (born June 10, 1881, in Reach); Janet (born April 22, 1887, in Reach); and Ada (born July 21, 1894, in Reach). - from Hayes Family Tree on Ancestry.com (needs verification)
 
 
 
1881 ..........

1881 Canada Census - Reach, Ontario County, Ontario
William Wright & Rosanna Leadbeatter with son Joseph and his family

Name: William Wright
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 68
Birth Year: 1813
Birthplace: England
Religion: Methodist Church of Canada
Nationality: English
Occupation: Farmer
Province: Ontario
District Number: 133
District: Ontario North
Sub-District Number: B
Subdistrict: Reach
Division: 4
Household Members:
Name Age
William Wright 68
Rosanna Wright 61
Joseph Wright 34
Jane Wright 29
William Wright 6
Margaret Jane Wright 5
Rosanna Wright 3
Robert Wright 2

Source Citation Year: 1881; Census Place: Reach, Ontario North, Ontario; Roll: C_13245; Page: 19; Family No: 82 Source Information Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1881 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009. 1881 Canada Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Images reproduced by courtesy of Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada. Original data: Canada. "Census of Canada, 1881." Statistics Canada Fonds, Record Group 31-C-1. LAC microfilm C-13162 to C-13286. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1881/Pages/about-census.aspxl. Description This database is an every name index to individuals enumerated in the 1881 Canada Census, the second census of Canada since confederation in 1867. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1881 Census (images are of Library and Archives Canada microfilm reels C-13162 to C-13286).

 

 

 
1885 ..........

Joseph Leadbeater, Sr.

Joseph Leadbeater, Sr. died on Dec 7, 1885, in the Township of Inverness, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 96.

 

 
1891 ..........

1881 Canada Census - Reach, Ontario County, Ontario
Joseph Wright & Jane Kelly

Name Joseph Wright
Gender Male
Marital Status Married
Age 44
Birth Year abt 1847
Birthplace Ontario
Relation to Head-of-house Head
Religion Methodist
French Canadian No
Spouse's Name Jane Wright
Father's Birth Place England
Mother's Birth Place England
Province Ontario
District Number 101
District Ontaro South
Subdistrict Reach
Household Members
Name Age
Joseph Wright 44
Jane Wright 39
William Wright 16
Margaret Wright 14
Rosana Wright 13
Robert Wright 12
Elizabeth Wright 9
Jennet Wright 3

Citation Information Detail Year: 1891; Census Place: Reach, Ontaro South, Ontario; Roll: T-6358; Family No: 57 Source Information Title 1891 Census of Canada Author Ancestry.com Publisher Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. .Original data - Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1891. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2009. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/census-18

 
1894 ..........

William Wright

William Wright (husband of Rosanna Leadbeater) died on Dec 14, 1894, in Reach Township, Ontario County, Ontario.

 

 
1898 ..........
 
William Wright c. 1898
William Wright c. 1898
Courtesy Hayes Family Tree on Ancestry.com

William Wright (son of Joseph Wright and Jane Kelly) married Alice Robena Stephen (daughter of Alexander Stephen and Mary Eliza Silver) on July 26, 1898, in Port Perry, Ontario). They had at least twelve children: Maggie Olive (born Jan 13, 1899, in Reach, died Dec 7, 1993); Clarence Albert Wright (born Feb 13, 1900); Joseph Alexander (born Oct 2, 1902, in Utica, Reach, Ontario, died July 26, 1971, in Oshawa); John (born Sept 16, 1905, in Utica, Reach, died March 20, 2002, in Oshawa); Robert Earl (born July 6, 1907, in Utica, Reach, died Jan 3, 1987, in Beaverton, Ontario); Carl (born July, 1908); Mildred Ethel (born Jan 12, 1909, in Reach, Ontario, died Sept 28, 1976, in Toronto); Annie (born May 1, 1910, in Reach, died June 20, 200, in Toronto); Oroville James (born Oct 16, 1911, in Utica, died Aug 3, 1990, in Oshawa); James Grose (born about 1912); and Gordon Alvin (born Sept 10, 1916, in Utica, died Sept 30, 1916, in Utica). - from Hayes Family Tree on Ancestry.com (needs verification)

Maggie Olive Wright & Emery J. Silver | Clarence Albert Wright & Lillian Bergh Heath | Annie Wright & Charles Rossland MacInally

 

1901 ..........

1901 Canada Census - Reach, Ontario County, Ontario
Rosanna Leadbeatter with son Joseph and his family

Name: Rose Ann Wright
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Widowed
Age: 81
Birth Day & Month: 6 Jun
Birth Year: 1810
Birthplace: England
Relation to Head of House: Mother
Immigration Year: 1850
Racial or Tribal Origin: English
Nationality: Canadian
Religion: Methodist
Province: Ontario
District: Ontario (south/sud)
District Number: 98
Sub-District: Reach
Sub-District Number: C-2
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Wright 54
Jane Wright 49
Rose Ann Wright 81
Robert Wright 22
Elizabeth Wright 20
Janet Wright 13
Ada Wright 6

Source Citation Year: 1901; Census Place: Reach, Ontario (south/sud), Ontario; Page: 5; Family No: 52 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1901 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1901. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2004. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1901/Pages/about-census.aspxl. Series RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels: T-6428 to T-6556. Images are reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. Description The fourth census of Canada covers seven provinces - British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontairo, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec; two territories - the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories; and one district - the District of Keewatin. In 1901 the Northwest Territories was comprised of these seven districts: Alberta, Assiniboia, Athabasca, Franklin, Mackenzie, Saskatchewan, and Ungava. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, relationship to head of household, marital status, birthplace, religion, and occupation.

 

1901 Canada Census - Reach, Ontario County, Ontario
William Wright & Alice Robena Stephen

Name William Wright
Gender Male
Marital Status Married
Age 26
Birth Day & Month 14 Nov
Birth Year 1874
Birthplace Ontario
Relation to Head of House Head
Racial or Tribal Origin English
Nationality Canadian
Religion Methodist
Occupation Farm Lab'r
Province Ontario
District Ontario (south/sud)
District Number 98
Sub-District Reach
Sub-District Number C 2
Household Members
Name Age
William Wright 26
Alice R Wright 23
Olive M Wright 2
Clarence Wright 1

Citation Information Detail Year: 1901; Census Place: Reach, Ontario (south/sud), Ontario; Page: 8; Family No: 86 Source Information Title 1901 Census of Canada Author Ancestry.com PublisherOnline publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. .Original data - Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1901. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2004. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/census-19 Repository Information Name Ancestry.ca

 

 
1907 ..........

Rosanna Leadbeater

Rosanna Leadbeater (daughter of Joseph Leadbeater and Rebecca Rose) died on Feb 20, 1907 in Reach Township, Ontario County, Ontario.

 

1911 ..........

1911 Canada Census - Reach, Ontario County, Ontario
Joseph Wright & Jane Kelly

Name Joseph Wright
Gender Male
Marital Status Married
Age 64
Birth Date August 1846
Birth Place Ontario
Relation to Head of House Head
Spouse's Name Jean Wright
Race or Tribe English
Province Ontario
District Ontario South
District Number 104
Sub-District 19 - Reach
Sub-District Number 19
Household Members
Name Age
Joseph Wright 64
Jean Wright 60
Jonet Wright 24

Citation Information Detail Year: 1911; Census Place: Reach, Ontario South, Ontario; Page: 6; Family No: 64 Source Information Title 1911 Census of Canada Author Ancestry.com Publisher Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. .Original data - Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1911. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2007. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/census-19 Repository Information Name Ancestry.ca

 

1911 Canada Census - Reach, Ontario County, Ontario
William Wright & Alice Robena Stephen

Name Wm Wright
Gender Male
Marital Status Married
Age 36
Birth Date November 1875
Birth Place Ontario
Relation to Head of House Head
Spouse's Name Alice Wright
Race or Tribe Scotch
Province Ontario
District Ontario South
District Number 104
Sub-District 20 - Reach
Sub-District Number 20
Household Members
Name Age
Wm Wright 36
Alice Wright 33
Olice Wright 12
Clarence Wright 11
Alex Wright 8
John Wright 5
Carl Wright 3
Ethel Wright 2
Annie Wright 1

Citation Information Detail Year: 1911; Census Place: Reach, Ontario South, Ontario; Page: 6; Family No: 64 Source Information Title 1911 Census of Canada Author Ancestry.com Publisher Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. .Original data - Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1911. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2007. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/census-19 Repository Information Name Ancestry.ca

 
1914 ..........

The Great War, 1914-1918

 
1921 ..........

1911 Canada Census - East Whitby, Ontario
William Wright & Alice Robena Stephen

Name William Wright
Gender Male
Marital Status Married
Age 46
Birth Year abt 1875
Birth Place Ontario
Relation to Head of House Head
Spouse's Name Alice R Wright
Father Birth Place Ontario
Mother Birth Place Ontario
Racial or Tribal Origin English
Province or Territory Ontario
District Ontario South
District Number 109
Sub-District Whitby East (Township)
Sub-District Number 25
City, Town or Village East Whitby
Street or Township Tp E Whitby
Municipality Tp E Whitby
Occupation Labourer
Income 400
Household Members
Name Age
William Wright 46
Alice R Wright 43
Clarence Wright 21
William Jno Wright 15
Robert Earl Wright 13
Mildred Ethel Wright 12
Annie Wright 10
James Grose Wright 9
Cecil Wright 6

Source Information Title 1921 Census of Canada Author Ancestry.com Publisher Ancestry.com Operations Inc Publisher Date 2013 Publisher Location Provo, UT, USA Repository Information Name Ancestry.com

 

1933 ..........

Joseph Wright

Joseph Wright (son of William Wright and Rosanna Leadbeater) died on May 7, 1933, in Reach Township, Ontario County, Ontario. He was 86.

 

 
1940 ..........

Alice R. Stephens

Mother Alice R. Stephens 1877 - 1940
WRIGHT
In Loving Memory of
Father William Wright 1870 -
Mother Alice R. Stephens 1877 - 1940
From Hayes Family Tree on Ancestry.com

 
1954 ..........

William Wright

William Wright (son of Joseph Wright and Jane Kelly) died on May 25, 1954, in Ontario, Canada.

 

 

John Wright & Barbara Adams
Born: Aug 19, 1849 Born: Oct 6, 1853
Place: Ontario, Canada Place: Logie Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Married: about 1874
Place:   Ontario, Canada
Died: Oct 4, 1930 Died: Aug 6, 1928
Place: Manilla, Ontario, Canada  Place: Manilla, Ontario, Canada
Buried: Cedar Vale Cemetery, Cannington, Ontario Buried: Cedar Vale Cemetery, Cannington, Ontario

William Wright & Isabella Jane Keeler | Elizabeth Wright & Allan McLean | James Wright & Alice Edith Matthews
Ethel Wright & Norman Oswald Philp | Maudeline Wright & Mr. Hines | John Albert Wright & Estelle Jean Mayhew

John Wright (son of William Wright and Rosanna Leadbeatter) and Barbara Adams (daughter of James Adams and Sarah Morgan born Oct 6, 1853, in Logie, Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland) were married in about 1874. They had at least seven children: William (born about 1875); Elizabeth (born about 1876); Rosannah (born about 1879); JAMES (born 1880); Ethel (born about 1883); Maudeline (born about 1887); and John (born about 1889). See The Adams Family

 

Children Born Place Died Place
William about 1875 Ontario, Canada    
Elizabeth about 1876 Ontario, Canada    
Rosannah about 1879 Ontario, Canada    
JAMES about 1880 Ontario, Canada 1961 Cannington, Ontario
Ethel Feb 9, 1883 Ontario, Canada Sept 19, 1971 Cannington, Ontario
Maudeline about 1887 Ontario, Canada 1951 Cannington, Ontario
John A. Jan 25, 1889 Ontario, Canada    

 

1881 ..........

1881 Census of Canada - Brock, Ontario
John Wright & Barbara Adams

Name: John Wright
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 31
Birth Year: 1850
Birthplace: Ontario
Religion: Methodist Church of Canada
Nationality: English
Occupation: Farmer
Province: Ontario
District Number: 133
District: Ontario North
Sub-District Number: E
Subdistrict: Brock
Division: 2
Household Members:
Name Age
John Wright 31
Barbera Wright 27
William Wright 6
Elizabeth Wright 5
Rosannah Wright 2
James Wright 4/12

Source Citation Year: 1881; Census Place: Brock, Ontario North, Ontario; Roll: C_13245; Page: 45; Family No: 215 Source Information Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1881 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009. 1881 Canada Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Images reproduced by courtesy of Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada. Original data: Canada. "Census of Canada, 1881." Statistics Canada Fonds, Record Group 31-C-1. LAC microfilm C-13162 to C-13286. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1881/Pages/about-census.aspxl. Description This database is an every name index to individuals enumerated in the 1881 Canada Census, the second census of Canada since confederation in 1867. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1881 Census (images are of Library and Archives Canada microfilm reels C-13162 to C-13286).

 

1891 ..........

1891 Census of Canada - Mariposa, Victoria South, Ontario
John Wright & Barbara Adams

Name: John Right
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 41
Birth Year: abt 1850
Birthplace: Ontario
Relation to Head-of-house: Head
Religion: Methodist
French Canadian: No
Spouse's Name: Barbara Right
Father's Birth Place: England
Mother's Birth Place: England
Province: Ontario
District Number: 121
District: Victoria South
Subdistrict: Mariposa
Household Members:
Name Age
John Right 41
Barbara Right 37
William Right 17
Elizabeth Right 15
James Right 10
Ethel Right 8
Maud Right 4
John Right 2

Source Citation Year: 1891; Census Place: Mariposa, Victoria South, Ontario; Roll: T-6374; Family No: 170 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1891 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1891. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2009. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1891/Pages/about-census.aspx. Series RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels: T-6290 to T-6427. Description The third census of Canada covers seven provinces - British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec - and the Northwest Territories, which at the time was comprised of the districts of Alberta, Assiniboia East, Assiniboia West, Saskatchewan, and Mackenzie River. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, relationship to head of household, marital status, birthplace, religion, and occupation.

 

1900 ..........

012145-00 (Ontario Co): Allan McLEAN, 34, farmer, Brock, same, s/o John McLEAN & Isabella CAMERON, married Lizzie WRIGHT, 24, Reach, Brock, d/o John WRIGHT & Barbara ADAMS, witn: Hector McLEAN & Ethel WRIGHT, both of Brock, 4 April 1900 at Brock

 

1901 ..........

1901 Census of Canada - Brock, Brock County, Ontario
John Wright & Barbara Adams

Name: John Wright
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 51
Birth Day & Month: 19 Aug
Birth Year: 1849
Birthplace: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Head
Racial or Tribal Origin: English
Nationality: Canad (Canadian)
Religion: Methodist
Occupation: Farmer
Province: Ontario
District: Ontario (north/nord)
District Number: 97
Sub-District: Brock
Sub-District Number: C-8
Household Members:
Name Age
John Wright 51
Barbare Wright 47
William Wright 26
James Wright 20
Ethel Wright 18
Maudetine Wright 14
John A Wright 12

Source Citation Year: 1901; Census Place: Brock, Ontario (north/nord), Ontario; Page: 4; Family No: 52 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1901 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1901. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2004. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1901/Pages/about-census.aspxl. Series RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels: T-6428 to T-6556. Images are reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. Description The fourth census of Canada covers seven provinces - British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontairo, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec; two territories - the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories; and one district - the District of Keewatin. In 1901 the Northwest Territories was comprised of these seven districts: Alberta, Assiniboia, Athabasca, Franklin, Mackenzie, Saskatchewan, and Ungava. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, relationship to head of household, marital status, birthplace, religion, and occupation.

 

1902 ..........

William Wright (son of John Wright and Barbara Adams) married Isabella Jane Keeler (daughter of Charles Keeler and Sarah Ann McFayden) in 1902. The had at least two children: Frances Lillian (born Aug 13, 1904, died Dec 20, 1997); and Jean S. (born about 1910).

Frances Lillian Wright & William George Lorne Miller

 

1911 ..........

1911 Census of Canada - Brock, Brock County, Ontario
John Wright & Barbara Adams

Name: John Wright
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 61
Birth Date: Aug 1849
Birth Place: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Barbara Wright
Race or Tribe: English
Province: Ontario
District: Ontario North
District Number: 103
Sub-District: 42 - Cannington
Sub-District Number: 42
Place of Habitation: E S Landlaw
Household Members:
Name Age
John Wright 61
Barbara Wright 57
Jane Shore 77

Source Citation Year: 1911; Census Place: 42 - Cannington, Ontario North, Ontario; Page: 8; Family No: 95 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1911 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1911. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2007. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1911/Pages/about-census.aspx. Series RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels T-20326 to T-20460. Images are reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. Description This fifth census of Canada covers the nine provinces and two territories of Canada as of 1911: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, the Yukon Territory, and the Northwest Territories. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, nationality, and origin. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1911 Census.

 

1911 Census of Canada - Brock, Brock County, Ontario
William Wright & Isabella Jane Keeler
 
Name: William Wright
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 37
Birth Date: Apr 1874
Birth Place: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Isabella J Wright
Race or Tribe: English
Province: Ontario
District: Ontario North
District Number: 103
Sub-District: 2 - Brock Township, Manilla Village
Sub-District Number: 2
Place of Habitation: Brock Tp
Household Members:
Name Age
William Wright 37
Mrs Isabella J Wright 35
Frances L Wright 6
Jean S Wright 1
Russell Walker 13

Source Citation Year: 1911; Census Place: 42 - Cannington, Ontario North, Ontario; Page: 8; Family No: 95 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1911 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1911. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2007. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1911/Pages/about-census.aspx. Series RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels T-20326 to T-20460. Images are reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. Description This fifth census of Canada covers the nine provinces and two territories of Canada as of 1911: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, the Yukon Territory, and the Northwest Territories. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, nationality, and origin. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1911 Census.

 
1914 ..........

The Great War, 1914-1918

John Albert Wright

 

1918 ..........

John Albert Wright (son of John Wright and Barbara Adams) was drafted into the military on Jan 22, 1918.

 

1921 ..........

1921 Census of Canada - Brock, Brock County, Ontario
John Wright & Barbara Adams

Name: John Wright
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 71
Birth Year: abt 1850
Birth Place: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Barbara Wright
Father Birth Place: Ireland
Mother Birth Place: Ireland
Racial or Tribal Origin: Irish
Province or Territory: Ontario
District: Victoria
District Number: 135
Sub-District: Mariposa (Township)
Sub-District Number: 26
City, Town or Village: Mariposa Township
Street or Township: Mariposa
Municipality: Mariposa
Occupation: Farmer R
Household Members:
Name Age
John Wright 71
Barbara Wright 67

Source Citation Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 93; Census Place: Mariposa (Township), Victoria, Ontario; Page Number: 1 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Sixth Census of Canada, 1921. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2013. Series RG31. Statistics Canada Fonds. Images are reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. Description Find your Ancestors in the 1921 Canadian Census. Canada added 1,581,840 new residents between 1911 and 1921. The Prairie Provinces were the big gainers, with Alberta and Saskatchewan each growing by more than 50 percent.

 

1921 Census of Canada - Brock, Brock County, Ontario
William Wright & Isabella Jane Keeler

Name: William Wright
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 47
Birth Year: abt 1874
Birth Place: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Isabella Wright
Father Birth Place: Ontario
Mother Birth Place: Scotland
Racial or Tribal Origin: English
Province or Territory: Ontario
District: Ontario North
District Number: 108
Sub-District: Brock (Township)
Sub-District Number: 5
City, Town or Village: Brock Township
Street or Township: Brock
Municipality: Brock
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members:
Name Age
William Wright 47
Isabella Wright 45
Leoncio Wright 16
Jean Wright 11

Source Citation Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 93; Census Place: Mariposa (Township), Victoria, Ontario; Page Number: 1 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Sixth Census of Canada, 1921. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2013. Series RG31. Statistics Canada Fonds. Images are reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. Description Find your Ancestors in the 1921 Canadian Census. Canada added 1,581,840 new residents between 1911 and 1921. The Prairie Provinces were the big gainers, with Alberta and Saskatchewan each growing by more than 50 percent.

 

1928 ..........

Barbara Adams

Barbara Adams (daughter of James Adams and Sarah Morgan) died on Aug 6, 1928, in Manilla, Ontario, and is buried in the Cedar Vale Cemetery, Cannington, Ontario.

 

1930 ..........

John Wright

John Wright (son of William Wright and Rosanna Leadbeatter) died on Oct 4, 1930, in Manilla, Ontario, and is buried in the Cedar Vale Cemetery, Cannington, Ontario.

 

 

James Wright & Alice Edith Matthews
Born: Dec 18, 1880 Born: March 13, 1880
Place: Brock, Ontario, Canada Place: Reach, Ontario
Married: March 17, 1908
Place:  Ontario, Canada
Died: 1961 Died: 1973
Place: Place: Brock, Ontario
Buried: Cedar Vale Cemetery, Cannington, Ontario  Buried: Cedar Vale Cemetery, Cannington, Ontario

Mabel Maud Wright & Robert Gordon Duncan | Mary Edna Wright & Mr. Beatty

James Wright (son of John Wright and Barbara Adams) and Alice Edith Matthews (daughter of William Matthews and Eliza Baird) were married on March 17, 1908. They had at least two children: MABEL M. (born Feb 21, 1909); and Mary E. (born Oct 5, 1910).

 

Children Born Place Died Place
MABEL M. Feb 21, 1909 Manilla, Brock County, Ontario Sept 16, 1994 Proton, Ontario
Mary E. Oct 5, 1910   Sept 29, 1983 Cannington, Ontario

William Matthews & Eliza Baird

Alice Edith Matthews' parents were William Matthews (son of Valentine Matthews and Jane Johnston) and Eliza Baird (daughter of Robert Baird and Mary McCully). They were married on Oct 19, 1865, and had at least ten children: Mary Ida (born about 1868 in Ontario); Jane Ellinor (born Feb 6, 1869, in 14th Reach, Ontario, died Aug 30, 1953, in Uxbridge, Ontario); Annie E. (born about 1871 in Ontario); William J. (born about 1873 in Ontario); Samurl B. (born about 1875 in Ontario); Margaret Agnes (born Oct 25, 1878, in Manilla, Ontario, died April 11, 1959, in Uxbridge, Ontario); John J. (born about 1879 in Ontario); ALICE E. (born about 1880 in Ontario); George S. (born about 1883 in Ontario); and David M. (born about 1885 in Ontario). - from Clark - Chambers - Oldham - Bruce Family Tree on ancestry.com

Matthews Family

 

1911 ..........

1911 Census of Canada - Brock, Brock County, Ontario
James Wright & Alice Edith Matthews

Name: Jas Wright
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 30
Birth Date: Dec 1880
Birth Place: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Alice E Wright
Race or Tribe: English
Province: Ontario
District: Ontario North
District Number: 103
Sub-District: 2 - Brock Township, Manilla Village
Sub-District Number: 2
Place of Habitation: Brock Tp
Household Members:
Name Age
Jas Wright 30
Alice E Wright 31
Mable M Wright 2
Mary E Wright 8/12
Neil Campbell 31

Source Citation Year: 1911; Census Place: 2 - Brock Township, Manilla Village, Ontario North, Ontario; Page: 1; Family No: 5 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1911 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1911. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2007. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1911/Pages/about-census.aspx. Series RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels T-20326 to T-20460. Images are reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. Description This fifth census of Canada covers the nine provinces and two territories of Canada as of 1911: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, the Yukon Territory, and the Northwest Territories. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, nationality, and origin. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1911 Census

 

1921 ..........

1921 Census of Canada - Brock, Brock County, Ontario
James Wright & Alice Edith Matthews

Name: James Wright
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 40
Birth Year: abt 1881
Birth Place: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Alice Wright
Father Birth Place: Ontario
Mother Birth Place: Scotland
Racial or Tribal Origin: English
Province or Territory: Ontario
District: Ontario North
District Number: 108
Sub-District: Brock (Township)
Sub-District Number: 5
City, Town or Village: Brock Township
Street or Township: Brock
Municipality: Brock
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members:
Name Age
James Wright 40
Alice Wright 41
Mable Maud Wright 12
Edya Mary Wright 10

Source Citation Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 75; Census Place: Brock (Township), Ontario North, Ontario; Page Number: 11 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Sixth Census of Canada, 1921. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2013. Series RG31. Statistics Canada Fonds. Images are reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. Description Find your Ancestors in the 1921 Canadian Census. Canada added 1,581,840 new residents between 1911 and 1921. The Prairie Provinces were the big gainers, with Alberta and Saskatchewan each growing by more than 50 percent.

 

1936 ..........

Mabel Maud Wright & Robert Gordon Duncan

Robert Gordon Duncan (son of John James Duncan and Margaret Ann Acheson) married Mabel Maud Wright (daughter of James Wright and Alice Edith Matthews) in about 1936. James Wright was the son of John Wright and Barbara Adams. Barbara's parnets were James Adam and Sarah Morgan from Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Mabel Maud Wright & Robert Gordon Duncan

 

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