Major Edward Jessup1,2,3

M, #40150, b. 4 December 1735, d. 3 February 1816
  • Birth*: 4 December 1735; Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A.; Date Dec 4 or 24 1735 & location Stamford, Conn per BIO of Edward Jessup, Dict. of Cdn BIOS. Date Dec 4 1745 & location Stamford, Conn. per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.2,4
  • Marriage*: 1760; Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.; Principal=Abigail Dibble
  • Death*: 3 February 1816; Augusta Twp., Prescott, Grenville Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005. per BIO of Edward Jessup, Dict. of Cdn BIOS.2,4
  • Burial*: 5 February 1816; Sandy Hill Cemetery, Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.2
  • Note: 1759; New York, U.S.A.; "Edward Jessup raised a company and served as a captain in Jeffery Amherst*’s campaign of 1759 in the Lake Champlain region, and probably became aware at that time of the opportunities available in northern New York." per BIO of Edward Jessup, Dict. of Cdn BIOS.4
  • Residence: 1764; Jessup's Landing, New York, U.S.A.; "About 1764 Edward and his brother Ebenezer moved to Albany. There they formed a partnership, and over the next decade the two engaged in land speculation on a grand scale in the upper Hudson and Lake George areas. In their speculations they were no doubt aided by their close relationship with Sir William Johnson* and John Butler*. The brothers eventually established a community, with mills and a ferry, about ten miles above Glen Falls on the Hudson. This settlement, which became known as Jessup’s Landing, was a focus of loyalism in the years just before the revolution, and when Sir Guy CARLETON succeeded in driving the American forces out of the province of Quebec in the summer of 1776 the Jessups led a party of some 80 loyalists to join him at Crown Point (N.Y.)." per BIO of Edward Jessup, Dict. of Cdn BIOS.4
  • Residence: 7 June 1777; Grand Falls, New York, U.S.A.; "The Jessup party was first attached to Sir John Johnson*’s King’s Royal Regiment of New York, but on 7 June 1777 the King’s Loyal Americans corps was tentatively established with Ebenezer as lieutenant-colonel and Edward as captain. Although the corps was not fully formed, the Jessup brothers took part in John Burgoyne*’s
    campaign, with Edward as commander of the bateaux service on the Hudson. Both Edward and Ebenezer were taken prisoner in the Saratoga campaign but were paroled and allowed to make their way to Quebec." per BIO of Edward Jessup, Dict. of Cdn BIOS.
    "The King's Loyal Americans Commanded by Ebeneezer Jessup, and raised in 1776. The Jessups were a wealthy merchant family from the Grand Falls area, 45 miles north of Albany; " from web site http://www.nyhistory.net/~drums/kingsmen.htm4
  • Residence: 12 November 1781; St. John's, Quebec; "Since many members of the King’s Loyal Americans were dispersed during the Burgoyne fiasco, the unit never attained its established strength and remained for the next four years a semi-independent appendage of Johnson’s regiment, engaged mainly in building, repairing, and garrisoning fortifications around Montreal, Sorel, and lower Lake Champlain, although it also took part in several raids into New York. Edward went on such raids in October 1780 and again the following fall. It was probably these services, as well as his administrative capacities, that led Governor HALDIMAND to choose Edward over Ebenezer as major commandant of the new corps of Loyal
    Rangers, created 12 Nov. 1781 from a number of smaller military formations including the Loyal Americans. The new corps soon became known as Jessup’s Rangers. Until their disbandment on 24 Dec. 1783 the Rangers were employed in the same kind of duties that had previously engaged the Loyal Americans. They were usually stationed at Sorel or Verchères and provided garrisons for posts at Yamaska, Rivière-aux-Chiens, Île aux Noix, and Dutchman’s Point (near Alburg, Vt)." per BIO of Edward Jessup, Dict. of Cdn BIOS.
    "The King's Loyal Americans Commanded by Ebeneezer Jessup, and raised in 1776. The Jessups were a wealthy merchant family from the Grand Falls area, 45 miles north of Albany; other family members involved in the corps were Edward and Joseph. Jessup's Corps took part in the ill-fated Burgoyne Campaign in 1777; the survivors were condensed with McAlpin's Corps and Peters' Queens Loyal Rangers in 1781 at St. John's, Quebec. The unit was disbanded in 1784, with members settling in Grenville County, Ontario. Additional information extracted from R. Garret cited on the Canadian-Roots-L mailing list." from web site http://www.nyhistory.net/~drums/kingsmen.htm4
  • Residence*: 1784; Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., Ontario; "With the war lost, Jessup began in the summer of 1783 to plan the resettlement of his corps and was one of those who proposed the Ottawa River and the upper St Lawrence for that purpose. Although his proposal for structured settlements based on military rank was rejected, Haldimand incorporated a number of his other ideas into the plan finally adopted. In that plan Jessup’s Rangers were allotted townships No.6 (Edwardsburg), No.7 (Augusta), and part of No.8 (Elizabethtown), all on the St Lawrence, as well as No.2 (Ernestown), west of Cataraqui (Kingston). Jessup spent the summer of 1784 supervising the settlement of his men on their new lands and in the
    fall of that year journeyed to London, England, to submit a claim for his losses during the revolution. He returned to Quebec by 1788 and took up his own land grant of 1,200 acres in Augusta Township, immediately opposite Fort Oswegatchie (Ogdensburg, N.Y.) on the St Lawrence and beside the lots granted to his son, Lieutenant Edward Jessup." per BIO of Edward Jessup, Dict. of Cdn BIOS.
    "The King's Loyal Americans Commanded by Ebeneezer Jessup, and raised in 1776. The Jessups were a wealthy merchant family from the Grand Falls area, 45 miles north of Albany; other family members involved in the corps were Edward and Joseph. Jessup's Corps took part in the ill-fated Burgoyne Campaign in 1777; the survivors were condensed with McAlpin's Corps and Peters' Queens Loyal Rangers in 1781 at St. John's, Quebec. The unit was disbanded in 1784, with members settling in Grenville County, Ontario. Additional information extracted from R. Garret cited on the Canadian-Roots-L mailing list." from web site http://www.nyhistory.net/~drums/kingsmen.htm4
  • Residence: 1785; Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., Ontario; "Here Vermont and Connecticut loyalists led by Edward Jessup were settling three river-front townships in the region where Brockville and Prescott would soon be founded. Surveyor John Collins, who made the upriver voyage in 1785, reported that these loyalists appeared well satisfied, having "made much greater improvements than could be expected in so short a time. They have all comfortable houses and their cleared fields sown." Collins had to admin, however, that here where the maps showed neat rows of lot running twelve miles back from the river, settlement was still in reality no more than a strip of clearings along the shore." from pg. 236 of "The Loyalists: Revolution, Exile, Settlement" by Christopher Moore
  • Note*: circa 1790; Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., Ontario; Loyalist List: Jessup, Esq., Edward; Augusta; M. C. Commandant. (copy of old U.E. List, Ontario Registers CD)3
  • Residence: 1810; Augusta Twp., Prescott, Grenville Co., Ontario; "In 1810 Jessup and his son laid out the town of Prescott, named after Governor Robert PRESCOTT, along the front of their St Lawrence River lands, but only two years later their own home sites were expropriated by the army for the construction of Fort Wellington. Jessup’s active career, however, was now over. By 1812 he was no longer able to conduct business for himself, and when he died in February 1816 he had been bedridden and “afflicted with the palsy” for several years and could not even sign his name." per BIO of Edward Jessup, Dict. of Cdn BIOS.4

Family: Abigail Dibble b. 31 Mar 1743, d. 29 Jun 1809

  • Marriage*: 1760; Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.; Principal=Abigail Dibble

Citations

  1. M. C. Major Commandant - per Loyalist List.
  2. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  3. [S29] Loyalist Lists.
  4. [S129] Dictionary Cdn BIOs, online unknown url.

Abigail Dibble1

F, #40151, b. 31 March 1743, d. 29 June 1809
  • Birth*: 31 March 1743; Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, U.S.A.1
  • Marriage*: 1760; Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.; Principal=Major Edward Jessup
  • Death*: 29 June 1809; Augusta Twp., Prescott, Grenville Co., Ontario1
  • Burial*: 2 July 1809; Sandy Hill Cemetery, Augusta Twp., Grenville Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.1
  • Married Name: 1760; Jessup1

Family: Major Edward Jessup b. 4 Dec 1735, d. 3 Feb 1816

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Abigail Jessup1

F, #40152, b. 19 April 1761
  • Birth*: 19 April 1761; U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: after 1781; per Loyalist List, Edward Jessup, Sr.; Principal=James Walker2
  • Married Name: after 1781; Walker2

Family: James Walker b. c 1761

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S29] Loyalist Lists.

James Franklin Covell1

M, #40153, b. 24 May 1774, d. circa 1848
  • Birth*: 24 May 1774; Cambridge, Washington Co., New York, U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: circa 1797; Elizabethtown Twp., Leeds & Grenville Co., Upper Canada; Date c. 1797 per family tree of saski on ancestry.ca, March 20 2020. per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.; Principal=Cynthia Easton1,2
  • Death*: circa 1848; Montagne Twp., Leeds Co., Canada West; per family tree of saski on ancestry.ca, March 20 2020.2

Family: Cynthia Easton b. c 1775

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.

Cynthia Easton1

F, #40154, b. circa 1775
  • Birth*: circa 1775; per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: circa 1797; Elizabethtown Twp., Leeds & Grenville Co., Upper Canada; Date c. 1797 per family tree of saski on ancestry.ca, March 20 2020. per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.; Principal=James Franklin Covell1,2
  • Married Name: before 1806; Covell1

Family: James Franklin Covell b. 24 May 1774, d. c 1848

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.

James Franklin Covell1,2,3

M, #40155, b. 27 July 1800, d. 1854
  • Birth*: 27 July 1800; Elizabethtown Twp., Leeds & Grenville Co., Upper Canada; Date Jul 27 1800 & locaiton Ont. per family tree of saski on ancestry.ca, March 20 2020. per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.2,3
  • Marriage*: 11 July 1826; Elizabethtown Twp., Leeds Co., Upper Canada; per family tree of saski on ancestry.ca, March 20 2020.; Principal=Mary Ann McCready3
  • Death*: 1854; Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, U.S.A.; per family tree of saski on ancestry.ca, March 20 2020.3

Family: Mary Ann McCready b. 27 Sep 1805, d. 21 Dec 1847

Citations

  1. James Franklin Covell per family tree of saski on ancestry.ca, March 20 2020.
  2. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  3. [S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.

Simeon Covell1

M, #40156, b. September 1776
  • Birth*: September 1776; U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Henry Covell1

M, #40157, b. 1778
  • Birth*: 1778; Quebec; per GEDCOM of Elizabeth Archer, Feb 15, 2005.1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

James Walker1

M, #40158, b. circa 1761
  • Birth*: circa 1761; per Loyalist List - Edward Jessup, Sr.1
  • Marriage*: after 1781; per Loyalist List, Edward Jessup, Sr.; Principal=Abigail Jessup1

Family: Abigail Jessup b. 19 Apr 1761

Citations

  1. [S29] Loyalist Lists.

? ?

F, #40159, b. circa 1799
  • Birth*: circa 1799; per Murray Census Records
  • Marriage*: before 1822; Ontario; per Murray Census Records.; Principal=William B. Covell
  • Married Name: before 1822; Covell

Family: William B. Covell b. 4 Apr 1797

Elizabeth Jane Stoneburgh1,2,3

F, #40160, b. 12 May 1833, d. 14 March 1895
  • Birth*: 12 May 1833; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Upper Canada; Date 1834 & location Murray Twp. per Death Reg'n. Date 1836 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1835 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1834 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1835 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date May 12 1833 & location Murray Twp. per family tree of davewilliams405 on ancestry.ca, Dec 26 2018.2,4,5,6,7,8
  • Marriage*: 15 March 1854; Canada West; per IGI Record.; Principal=James Covell2,3
  • Death*: 14 March 1895; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Death Reg'n.#012371: Name: Elizabeth Jane Covell; Date: Mar 14 1895; Age: 61; Status: widow; Born: Murray Twp.; Cause: consumption, 18 yrs.; Phys.: N. B. H. Dean; Inf.: Peter Covell, Brighton, son; Reg'd.: Mar 19 1895; Rel.: Bapt.; Reg'r.: J. H. Morrow (Ontario Death Registration, #012371-1895, ancestry.com) per IGI Record.3,9
  • Burial*: 16 March 1895; Coven Crove Cemetery, Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; CemSearch: Name: Elizabeth J. Covell; Born: - ; Died: Mar 14 1895; Age: - ; Note: Not known if Elizabeth Jane (Stoneburgh) Covell is buried here; No other names; Cemetery: Gosport Cemetery, CB, Lot 35, Brighton Twp., - no longer in use, also called Covell Grove Cemetery (http://www.cemsearch.ca/burial/?action=selectionList&choiceBurialID=45379#)10
  • Married Name: 15 March 1854; Covell2
  • Census: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 26 at 1861 Census: see James Covell6
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 37 at 1871 Census: see James Covell5
  • Census*: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 46 at 1881 Census: see James Covell2
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 55 at 1891 Census: see Peter Covell (son)4

Family: James Covell b. 9 Feb 1828, d. 13 Feb 1890

  • Marriage*: 15 March 1854; Canada West; per IGI Record.; Principal=James Covell2,3

Citations

  1. Elizabeth Jane Stoneburgh per IGI Record.
  2. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S19] IGI Record, online unknown url.
  4. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
  8. [S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.
  9. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #012371-1895.
  10. [S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.

Peter Covell1

M, #40161, b. 26 December 1854, d. 8 June 1924

  • Birth*: 26 December 1854; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Date 1854 per Memorial. Date 1855 & location Ont. per 1921 Census. Date Dec 1854 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Dec 26 1854 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1855 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1854 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1855 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1854 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date 1854 & location Brighton per marr. reg'n.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Marriage*: 22 February 1877; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#007477: Groom: Peter Covell; Age: 23; Res. & Born: Brighton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Grocer; Parents: James Covell & Elizabeth Stoneburgh; Bride: Helena Marietta Sherman; Age: 19; Res.: & Born: Brighton; Status: spinster; Parents: Baltis Sherman & Elizabeth G. Wrightly; Wit.: Helen & Bella Taggart, Brighton; Date: Feb 22 1877; Place: Brighton Village; Rel.: Meth. & Episc.; Performed by: Charles Taggart; Reg'r.: M. K. Lockwood, Brighton (Ontario Marriage Registration, #007477-1877, ancestry.com); Principal=Helena Marietta Shewman1,10
  • Death*: 8 June 1924; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Death Reg'n.#022863: Name: Peter Covell; Date: Jun 8 1924; Age: 69y 6m 12d; Res.: Brighton, 58 yrs.; Born: Brighton, Dec 20 1854; Status: married; Occ.: Customs Officer, Speculator; Parents: James Covell, b. Brighton & Elizabeth Jane Stoneburgh, b. Carrying Place; Inf.: Mrs. Peter Covell, Brighton, wife; Cause: heart disease, 12 yrs.; Phys.: H. Clarke, Brighton; Reg'd.: Jun 8 1924; Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, June 10 1924; Reg'r.: ?? Roblin, Brighton (Ontario Death Registration, #022863-1924, ancestry.com)11
  • Burial*: 10 June 1924; Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) COVELL; Peter Covell; 1854 - 1924; His Wife; Helena M. Sherman; 1855 - 1938?; ... Marion E. Dickinson; ... (Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, Aor 2 2006) Per Death Reg'n.12,5
  • Census: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Age 7 at 1861 Census: see James Covell7
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 16 at 1871 Census: see James Covell8
  • Census*: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 27 at 1881 Census: see James Covell1
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 36 at 1891 Census: Covell, Peter, 36, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Bapt., Dept. ?? Officer?, married; Helena M., 32, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Bapt., married; Samuel, 8, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., son; Elizabeth, 55, b. Ont., p.b. N.S. & Ont., Bapt., widow (1891 Census: Brighton Village, dist. 98, sub-dist. b-1, pg. 13, line 13 - ancestry.com)3
  • Residence*: 19 March 1895; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Informant for Death Reg'n. of his mother Elizabeth Jane (Stoneburgh) Covell.12
  • Census: April 1901; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 46 at 1901 Census: Covell, P.(m), 46, b. Ont. r. Dec 26 1854, Fruit Dealer, married; Helen M., 42, b. Ont. r. Jul 15 1858, Bapt., married; Samuel, 13, b. Ont. r. Feb 9 1887, son (1901 Census: Brighton Village, dist. 95, sub-dist. b-3, pg. 7, line 1 - ancestry.com)4
  • Note: 1904; Prequ'ile Point, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; “Hotelier Peter Covell – Peter Covell was born in Brighton in the year 1856 and was a resident all his life. For twenty years he was in the apple business and was one of the group of growers and exporters who made Brighton notable as the centre of one of the best apple districts. Peter was also involved in the export of pears, plums and fish. At one time he was the Customs Officer here, holding the position for ten years, and he served two years as a member of the local school board. Peter Covell could well be called one of the pioneers of Presqu’ile, for in 1904 he built Presqu’ile Hotel. Peter was the owner and manager of the hotel until 1914 when he sold it to the Presqu’ile Summer Hotel Company. Peter’s wife, Helena Covell, nee Shewman, was also actively involved in the operation of the new hotel.” The Brighton Ensign, August 13, 1897, quoted in “Presqu’ile” by Susan Brose and Bonnie Browne, 1994, pg. 3513
  • Note*: 1905; Presqu'Ile Point, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "In 1905, Peter Covell of Brighton built a summer hotel on a lot between Salt Point and Calf Pasture Point. It accommodated 50 guests. A dance pavilion was added just east of the hotel, and a large dock was bult on the shore. Ferries from Brighton arrived daily, ... " from pg. 58 of "Just the Way We Were; Brighton Memories", published by Brighton Municipal Council, 2006.14
  • Residence: 26 August 1910; Lot 4, Water Street, Presqu'ile Point, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 8675) show that Malcolm Shaw & wife sold lot 4 north side of Water St.& Lot 4 in front ? to Peter Covell for $1,200. ITS Date: Aug 26 1910. Reg'n. Date: Aug 27 1910. (Ontario Land Registry Records, Northumberland Co., Brighton Twp., Presqu'ile Point, Water Lots, (Town of Newcastle), Book 13, pg. 118 of 198, copied from OnLand.ca by Dan Dec 1 2020.)15
  • Census: 1 June 1911; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 56 at 1911 Census: Covell, Peter, 56, b. Ont. Dec 1854, Eng., Bapt., farmer & ??, married; Helena M., 53, b. Ont. Jul 1858, Bapt., married; Samuel, 23, b. Ont. Feb 1888, Bapt., farmer, maried; Minnie T., 19, b. Ont. May 1892, daughter-in-law, Meth., married; Earnest L., 4/12, grandson (1911 Census: Brighton Village, dist. 101, sub-dist. 14, pg. 2, line 12 - ancestry.com)6
  • Residence: 8 October 1914; Village Lot 8, Main St. North (134), Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 4977) show that Smith & Annie Bonter sold "said lot", part of Village Lot 8, Main St., North Side, Brighton Village, Northumberland Co. to Peter Covel for $1. ITS Date: Oct 8 1914. Reg'n. Date: Oct 15 1914. (Ontario Land Registry Records, Northumberland Co., Village of Brighton Book 004, pg. 302 of 399, page copied from OnLand.ca by Dan Buchanan, Apr 13 2023.)15
  • Residence: 15 February 1915; Lot 4, Water Street, Presqu'ile Point, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 9522) show that Peer Covell & wife sold "E. 100 ft - lot 4 from front to rear together with right of way in common with owners of lots 4, 5 & 6, N. Water St." to Edward J. Walker for $2,300. ITS Date: Feb 15 1915. Reg'n. Date: Mar 1 1915. (Ontario Land Registry Records, Northumberland Co., Brighton Twp., Presqu'ile Point, Water Lots, (Town of Newcastle), Book 13, pg. 118 of 198, copied from OnLand.ca by Dan Dec 1 2020.)15
  • Residence: 4 December 1920; Village Lot 8, Main St. North (134), Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 5567) show that Peter Covell sold "said lot", part of Village Lot 8, Main St., North Side, Brighton Village, Northumberland Co. to Beatrice Snider for $2,500. ITS Date: Dec 4 1920. Reg'n. Date: Dec 6 1920. (Ontario Land Registry Records, Northumberland Co., Village of Brighton Book 004, pg. 302 of 399, page copied from OnLand.ca by Dan Buchanan, Apr 13 2023.)15
  • Census: 4 June 1921; Ward 3, Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 66 at 1921 Census: Covell, Peter, 66, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Eng., Bapt., Income, married; Helena, 62, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Eng., Bapt., married; Samuel, 33, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Eng., Bapt., married (1921 Census: Brighton Village, Northumberland Co., Ward 3, Dist. 107, sub-dist. 60, pg. 6, line 41 - ancestry.com)9

Family: Helena Marietta Shewman b. 15 Jul 1858, d. 3 Jan 1959

  • Marriage*: 22 February 1877; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#007477: Groom: Peter Covell; Age: 23; Res. & Born: Brighton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Grocer; Parents: James Covell & Elizabeth Stoneburgh; Bride: Helena Marietta Sherman; Age: 19; Res.: & Born: Brighton; Status: spinster; Parents: Baltis Sherman & Elizabeth G. Wrightly; Wit.: Helen & Bella Taggart, Brighton; Date: Feb 22 1877; Place: Brighton Village; Rel.: Meth. & Episc.; Performed by: Charles Taggart; Reg'r.: M. K. Lockwood, Brighton (Ontario Marriage Registration, #007477-1877, ancestry.com); Principal=Helena Marietta Shewman1,10

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  3. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  6. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  8. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  9. [S121] Unknown author, 1921 Census.
  10. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #007477-1877.
  11. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #022863-1924.
  12. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
  13. [S100] Unknown compiler, Presqu'ile.
  14. [S68] Brighton Council, Brighton Memories 2006.
  15. [S46] Unknown location, Ontario Land Registry Records; unknown film.

Helena Marietta Shewman1,2,3,4,5,6

F, #40162, b. 15 July 1858, d. 3 January 1959

  • Birth*: 15 July 1858; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1859 & location Ont. per 1921 Census. Date 1858 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Jul 15 1858 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1859 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1860 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1859 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1858 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date 1858 & location Brighton per marr. reg'n.2,3,7,8,9,5,6,10
  • Marriage*: 22 February 1877; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#007477: Groom: Peter Covell; Age: 23; Res. & Born: Brighton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Grocer; Parents: James Covell & Elizabeth Stoneburgh; Bride: Helena Marietta Sherman; Age: 19; Res.: & Born: Brighton; Status: spinster; Parents: Baltis Sherman & Elizabeth G. Wrightly; Wit.: Helen & Bella Taggart, Brighton; Date: Feb 22 1877; Place: Brighton Village; Rel.: Meth. & Episc.; Performed by: Charles Taggart; Reg'r.: M. K. Lockwood, Brighton (Ontario Marriage Registration, #007477-1877, ancestry.com); Principal=Peter Covell2,11
  • Death*: 3 January 1959; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Jan 3 1959 per GEDCOM of Bob Shewman, July 29, 2010. Per Memorial??12,4
  • Burial*: 6 January 1959; Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) COVELL; Peter Covell; 1854 - 1924; His Wife; Helena M. Sherman; 1855 - 1938?; ... Marion E. Dickinson; ... (Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, Aor 2 2006)12
  • Census: April 1861; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 3 at 1861 Census: see Baltis Shewman6
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 12 at 1871 Census: see Baltis Shewman5
  • Married Name: 22 February 1877; Covell2
  • Census*: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 21 at 1881 Census: see James Covell (father-in-law)2
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 32 at 1891 Census: see Peter Covell7
  • Census: April 1901; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 42 at 1901 Census: see Peter Covell8
  • Census: 1 June 1911; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 53 at 1911 Census: see Peter Covell9
  • Census: 4 June 1921; Ward 3, Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 62 at 1921 Census: see Peter Covell10
  • Residence*: 8 June 1924; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Informant for Death Reg'n. of her husband Peter Covell.13

Family: Peter Covell b. 26 Dec 1854, d. 8 Jun 1924

  • Marriage*: 22 February 1877; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#007477: Groom: Peter Covell; Age: 23; Res. & Born: Brighton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Grocer; Parents: James Covell & Elizabeth Stoneburgh; Bride: Helena Marietta Sherman; Age: 19; Res.: & Born: Brighton; Status: spinster; Parents: Baltis Sherman & Elizabeth G. Wrightly; Wit.: Helen & Bella Taggart, Brighton; Date: Feb 22 1877; Place: Brighton Village; Rel.: Meth. & Episc.; Performed by: Charles Taggart; Reg'r.: M. K. Lockwood, Brighton (Ontario Marriage Registration, #007477-1877, ancestry.com); Principal=Peter Covell2,11

Citations

  1. Helean Marietta Sherman per marr. reg'n. Helena Marietta Shewman per GEDCOM of Ryley Meagher, July 27 2010. Alena M. per 1871 Census. N. A. per 1861 Census???
  2. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  4. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  5. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  8. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  9. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  10. [S121] Unknown author, 1921 Census.
  11. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #007477-1877.
  12. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  13. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.

Amelia Ann Hettlem1,2,3,4,5,6,7

F, #40163, b. 26 July 1836, d. 28 March 1927
  • Birth*: 26 July 1836; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Upper Canada; Date Jul 26 1836 & location Brighton per Findagrave. Date 1834 & location Ont. per 1921 Census. Date Jul 1835 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date 1837 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1837 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1839 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1834 & location UC per 1861 Census. per marriage reg'n. of son David James Covell.2,4,8,5,6,9,3,7
  • Marriage*: before 1854; Ontario; per 1861 Census.; Principal=George Covell2
  • Marriage*: circa 1875; Ontario; per 1891 Census.; Principal=Daniel Ketcheson Fraser5
  • Death*: 28 March 1927; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Mar 28 1927 & location Brighton per Findagrave.7
  • Burial*: 30 March 1927; Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Findagrave: Name: Amelia Ann (Hettlem) Fraser; Birth: 20 Jul 1836, Brighton; Death: 28 Mar 1927 (age 90), Brighton; Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton; ID: 183604589 (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/183604589/amelia-ann-fraser)
    Note: Browsed through all of Susan Brose pics and found no memoria for Amelia. There is one for Daniel K. Frazier (note the spelling!!) - maybe she was supposed to be on here.7
  • Married Name: before 1854; Covell2
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Canada West; Age 27 at 1861 Census: see George Covell2
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 32 at 1871 Census: see Matthew Mills Jr.3
  • Married Name: circa 1875; Fraser5
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton, Northumberland East Co., Ontario; Age 44 at 1881 Census: see Daniel K. Fraser9
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 54 at 1891 Census: see Daniel Fraser5
  • Census: 2 June 1911; Brighton, Northumberland East Co., Ontario; Age 75 at 1911 Census: see Daniel K. Fraser (her second husband)6
  • Census: 5 June 1921; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 87 at 1921 Census: see David James Covell (son)8

Family 1: George Covell b. 15 Feb 1830, d. 31 May 1866

  • Marriage*: before 1854; Ontario; per 1861 Census.; Principal=George Covell2

Family 2: Daniel Ketcheson Fraser b. 12 Sep 1837, d. 14 Sep 1916

Citations

  1. Amelia Ann per 1871 Census. Amelia Hettleen per marr. reg'n. Amelia A. per 1891 & 1911 Census. A. A. per 1861 Census. Amelia Ann Hettlem Fraser per Findagrave.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  5. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S128] FindAGrave, online unknown url.
  8. [S121] Unknown author, 1921 Census.
  9. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Mary E. Covell1,2

F, #40164, b. 1855
  • Birth*: 1855; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Date 1855 & locaiton UC per 1861 Census.2
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Canada West; Age 6 at 1861 Census: see George Covell2

Citations

  1. Mary E. Covil per 1861 Census.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

David James Covell1,2,3,4,5

M, #40165, b. 23 August 1858
  • Birth*: 23 August 1858; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Date 1858 & location Ont. per 1921 Census. Date Aug 1856 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Aug 23 1857 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1858 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1858 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1857 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date 1858 & location Brighton per marr. reg'n. Date Aug 23 1858 & location Brighton per GEDCOM of Ryley Meagher, Dec 8 2014.2,3,4,6,5,7,8,9
  • Marriage*: 3 May 1882; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#008298: Groom: David James Covell; Age: 24; res. & Born: Brighton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Clerk; Parents; George Covell & Amelia Hettleen; Bride: Sarah German; Age: 20; Res.: Colborne; Born: Trenton; Status: spinster; Parents: James S. German & Nancy Ryckman; Wit.: William Baird & Ella Fraser, Brighton; Rel.: CM; Performed by: Thomas Cullen; Reg'r.: M. K. Lockwood, Brighton Village (Ontario Marriage Registration, #008298-1882, ancestry.com); Principal=Sarah German10
  • Marriage*: 2 July 1895; Trenton, Hastings Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#35895: Groom: David James Sovill; .... Bride: Jones Elizabeth Clark; .... Date: Jul 2 1895; Place: Trenton; ... (Ontario Marriage Registration, #... , ancestry.com) per Birth Reg'n. of son Harry William Covell. Date Jul 2 1895 & location Trenton per family tree of wpbarnes26686 on ancestry.com, Dec 8 2014.; Principal=Elizabeth Jane Clark11,12,3
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Canada West; Age 4 at 1861 Census: see George Covell2
  • Census: April 1881; Brghton, Northumberland East Co., Ontario; Age 23 at 1881 Census: see Daniel K, Fraser (step-father)9
  • Residence*: 3 May 1882; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence Brighton per marr. reg'n.3
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 33 at 1891 Census: Covell, David J., 33, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Meth., - , married; Sarah, 29, b. Ont., p.b. US & Ont., Meth., married; Helmet? A., 8, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., son; Laura B., 5; Minnie, 5/12 (1891 Census: Brighton Village, Northumberland Co., dist. 98, sub-dist. b-1, pg. 16, line 23 - ancestry.com)(Pages are all mixed up here - looked around for page 17...)4
  • Census: 5 April 1901; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 42 at 1901 Census: Covell, D. J., 42, b. Ont. r. Aug 23 1857, Eng., Meth., ?Bar Tender?, married; Elizabeth J., 42, b. Ont. r. Mar 9 1875, Eng., Meth., married; Wilmot A., 18, b. Ont. r. Mar 15 1882, son; Laura B., 15, b. Ont. r. Jul 23 1885, daughter; Nellie M., 10, b,. Ont. r. Oct 8 1890, daughter; Harry W., 1, b. Ont. r. Mar 14 1900, son (1901 Census: Brighton Village, Northumberland Co., dist. 95, sub-dist. b-3, pg. 4, line 49 - ancestry.com)5
  • Note*: 23 June 1905; Presqu'ile Point, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; "I was informed by the manager, Mr. D. J. Covell, that he had been successful in securing a competent staff of assistants, and the patrons can rely upon first-class service in every particular. After partaking of the hospitality of the management, your correspondent turned homeward, wishing the proprietor all the success which his undertaking deserves.” The Brighton Ensign, June 23, 1905, quoted in “Presqu’ile” by Susan Brose and Bonnie Browne, 1994, pg. 3613
  • Census: 2 June 1911; Brighton, Northumberland East Co., Ontario; Age 54 at 1911 Census: see Daniel K. Fraser (step-father)8
  • Note: 18 January 1916; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; WWI Attestation Paper: Name: Covell, David James; Res.: Brighton; Born: Brighton; Kin: Amelia Fraser (formerly Covel), Brighton; Date of Birth: August 23rd, 1873; Occ.: Cook; Status: widower; Militia? 10 yrs., 40th Voluneteers Bttn. (ancestr.ca)
    Note: The birth date of August 23 1873 is very clear - and very wrong. Makes you wonder if this is just a finger cramp or given deliberately by the applicant??? He would be 57 at this time.14
  • Census: 4 June 1921; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 63 at 1921 Census: Covell, David, 63, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Eng., Meth., income, single; Amelia, 87, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Eng., Meth., mother, widow (1921 Census: Brighton Village, Northumberland Co., dist. 107, sub-dist. 60, pg. 5, line 45 - ancestry.com)7

Family 1: Sarah German b. 1862, d. 30 Apr 1893

  • Marriage*: 3 May 1882; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#008298: Groom: David James Covell; Age: 24; res. & Born: Brighton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Clerk; Parents; George Covell & Amelia Hettleen; Bride: Sarah German; Age: 20; Res.: Colborne; Born: Trenton; Status: spinster; Parents: James S. German & Nancy Ryckman; Wit.: William Baird & Ella Fraser, Brighton; Rel.: CM; Performed by: Thomas Cullen; Reg'r.: M. K. Lockwood, Brighton Village (Ontario Marriage Registration, #008298-1882, ancestry.com); Principal=Sarah German10

Family 2: Elizabeth Jane Clark b. 9 Mar 1875

  • Marriage*: 2 July 1895; Trenton, Hastings Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#35895: Groom: David James Sovill; .... Bride: Jones Elizabeth Clark; .... Date: Jul 2 1895; Place: Trenton; ... (Ontario Marriage Registration, #... , ancestry.com) per Birth Reg'n. of son Harry William Covell. Date Jul 2 1895 & location Trenton per family tree of wpbarnes26686 on ancestry.com, Dec 8 2014.; Principal=Elizabeth Jane Clark11,12,3

Citations

  1. David James Covell per marr. reg'n. D. J. per 1861 Census. David J. per 1891 Census. D. J. Covell per 1901 Census.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  4. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  7. [S121] Unknown author, 1921 Census.
  8. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  9. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  10. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #008298-1882.
  11. [S4] Unknown author, Ontario Birth Registrations, Record Type: Microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Achives (birth).
  12. [S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.
  13. [S100] Unknown compiler, Presqu'ile.
  14. [S83] Ancestry.ca, online unknown url.

Joseph Henry Singleton1,2,3,4,5

M, #40166, b. June 1852, d. 12 October 1914
  • Birth*: June 1852; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Date 1853 & location Cda. per 1885 Colorado State Census. Date 1853 & location Cda. per 1880 US Fed Census. Date 1852 & location UC per 1861 Census. Not in 1851 Census Mar 1852. Date 1853 & location Brighton per marriage reg'n. - Carrie F. Clark.2,3,4,5
  • Marriage*: 20 September 1877; Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#005165: Groom: Joseph Henry Singleton; Age: 24; Res.: Sarnia; Born: Brighton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Clerk; Parents: George & Catherine Singleton; Bride: Carrie F. Clark; Age: 30; Res.: Sarnia; Born: Odessa; Status: spinster; Parents: Ruel Clark & Lucy M. Barnes; Wit.: J. Fourth Adams & P.H. Clark, Sarnia; Date: Sep 20 1877; Place: Sarnia; Rel.: Meth.; Performed by: W.C. Henderson (Ontario Marriage Registration, #005165-1877, ancestry.ca); Principal=Carrie F. Clark6
  • Death*: 12 October 1914; Ocean Park, California, U.S.A.; Date Oct 12 1914 & location Ocean Park, California per family tree of JosephTholman70 on ancestry.ca, June 2 2022.7
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Age 9 at 1861 Census: see George Singleton2
  • Residence*: 20 September 1877; Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario; Residence Sarnia per marriage reg'n. - Carrie F. Clark.3
  • Census: 7 June 1880; South Park, Park Co., Colorado, U.S.A.; Age 27 at 1880 US Fed Census: Singleton, Joseph, 27, b. Cda., p.b. Cda., Freight Agent, married (1880 US Fed Census: South Park, Park Co., Colorado, pg. 4 of 6, line 6, ancestry.ca)
    Note: Brothers Joseph and Walter Singleton are in Park Co., Colorado for the 1880 Census. Both are married and have jobs.4
  • Census: 1 June 1885; Dist. 1, Park Co., Colorado, U.S.A.; Age 32 at 1885 Colorado State Census: Singleton, J. Henry, 32, b. Cda., p.b. Cda., merchant, married; Carrie, 36, b. Cda., p.b. Cda., housekeeper, married; John C., 7, b. Cda., p.b. Cda., son; Norman, 2, b. Colorado, p.b. Cda., dau. (1885 Colorado State Census: Dist. 1, Park Co., Colorado, pg. 27 of 37, line 47 - ancestry.ca)5

Family: Carrie F. Clark b. 1857

  • Marriage*: 20 September 1877; Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#005165: Groom: Joseph Henry Singleton; Age: 24; Res.: Sarnia; Born: Brighton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Clerk; Parents: George & Catherine Singleton; Bride: Carrie F. Clark; Age: 30; Res.: Sarnia; Born: Odessa; Status: spinster; Parents: Ruel Clark & Lucy M. Barnes; Wit.: J. Fourth Adams & P.H. Clark, Sarnia; Date: Sep 20 1877; Place: Sarnia; Rel.: Meth.; Performed by: W.C. Henderson (Ontario Marriage Registration, #005165-1877, ancestry.ca); Principal=Carrie F. Clark6

Citations

  1. J. Henry Singleton per 1885 Colorado State Census. Joseph Singleton per 1880 US Fed Census. Joseph Henry Singleton per marriage reg'n. - Carrie F. Clark. J.H. Singleton (m) per 1861 Census. Joseph Singleton per 1880 US Fed Census.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  4. [S21] US Census, online unknown url.
  5. [S88] US State Census, online unknown url.
  6. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #005165-1877.
  7. [S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.

Walter Singleton1

M, #40167, b. 14 January 1855, d. 5 January 1945
  • Birth*: 14 January 1855; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Date 1855 per FindaGrave. Date Jan 1855 & location Cda per 1900 US Fed Census. Date 1855 & location Cda. per 1885 Colorado State Census. Date 1855 & location Cda. per 1880 US Fed Census. Date 1855 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1857 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date 1855 & location Ont. per marriage reg'n. - Sarah E. Morden. Date Jan 1855 & location Ont. per family tree of gksparkco on ancestry.com, Oct 18 2010. Date Jan 14 1855 & location Brighton, Ont. per family tree of CArol Stonehouse on ancestry.ca, Jun 2 2022.1,2,3,4,5,6,7
  • Marriage*: 28 March 1879; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#007657: Groom: Walter Singleton; Age: 24; Res.: Brighton; Born: Ont.; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Merchant Clerk; Parents: George Singleton & Catharine Sparrow; Bride: Sarah E. Morden; Age: 18; Res.: Brighton; Born: Ont.; Status: spinster; Parents: Daniel & Harriet Morden; Wit.: Abraham C. & Leonora E. Singleton; Date: Mar 28 1879; Place: Brighton; Rel.: Pres. & CM; Performed by: Kennedy Creighton, by license; Reg'r.: M.K. Lockwood, Brighton Village (Ontario Marriage Registration, #007657-1879, ancestry.ca) per family tree of gksparkco on ancestry.com, Oct 18 2010.; Principal=Sarah Emma Morden2,8
  • Death*: 5 January 1945; Delta, Delta Co., Colorado, U.S.A.; Date Jan 8 1945 per FindaGrave. Date Jan 5 1945 & location Delta, Colorado, USA per family tree of Carol Stonehouse on ancestry.ca, Jun 2 2022.6,7
  • Burial*: 7 January 1945; Delta Cemetery, Delta, Delta Co., Colorado, U.S.A.; Findagrave: Name: Walter Singleton; BIRTH: 1855; DEATH: 8 Jan 1945 (aged 89–90); BURIAL: Delta Cemetery, Delta, Delta County, Colorado, USA; PLOT: Block 3, Lot 149, Space 2; MEMORIAL ID: 31373870; Note: Great Grandfather, Left by Patty Nickolaus on 24 May 2013. (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/31373870/walter-singleton?_gl=1*17h65t5*_ga*MTM2OTMxODYxNS4xNjM1ODgwODE4*_ga_4QT8FMEX30*MTY1NDE3ODY2Ni43OS4xLjE2NTQxODQ4ODkuMA..)7
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Age 7 at 1861 Census: see George Singleton1
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 16 at 1871 Census: see George Singleton9
  • Residence: 28 March 1879; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence Brighton per marriage reg'n. - Sarah E. Morden.3
  • Immigration*: circa July 1879; Colorado, U.S.A.; Immigration 1879 per 1900 US Fed Census. (Note: Looks like Walter Singleton and Sarah Emma Morden were married in Brighton in March 1879 and Walter then went to Colorado where he got a job as a clerk in a grocery store. Sarah joined him in Colorado after June 1 1880 (she is not in the 1880 census with him) and they settled in Delta where he is shown to be a grocer in the 1900 census. (Dan Buchanan, Jun 2 2022))4
  • Census: 1 June 1880; Alma, Park Co., Colorado, U.S.A.; Age 25 at 1880 US Fed Census: Singleton, Walter, 25, b. Cda., p.b. Cda., clerk at grocery store, married (1880 US Fed Census: Alma, Park Co., Colorado, USA, pg. 4 of 14, line 8, ancestry.ca)(Note: Under Augustus K. Fuller, who is a hotel keeper, age 57.)
    Note: Walter's brother, Joseph Singleton, is in South Park, Park Co., Colorado, for the 1880 Census, also shown married and with a job as Freight Agent.4
  • Census: 1 June 1885; District 1, Park Co., Colorado, U.S.A.; Age 30 at 1885 Colorado State Census: Singleton, Walter, 30, b. Cda., p.b. Cda., Merchant, married; Emma, 23, b. Cda., p.b.Cda., housekeeper, wife, married; Hellen, 2, b. Colorado, p.b. Cda., dau. (1885 Colorado State Census: Park Co., Colorado, Dist. 1, pg. 28 of 37, line 1 - ancestry.ca)5
  • Residence*: 1900; Delta, Colorado, U.S.A.; Census records for 1900, 1910, 1920 and 1930 at this location - per family tree of gksparkco on ancestry.com, Oct 18 2010.2
  • Census: 1 June 1900; Dodge St., Delta, Delta Co., Colorado, U.S.A.; 1900 US Fed Census: Singleton, Walter, 45, b. Cda. Eng. June 1855, p.b. Cda. Eng., immig. 1879, 21 years in US, NA, grocer, married 21 years, married; Emma S., 39, b. Cda. Eng. Aug 1861, p.b. Cda. Eng., immig. 1880, 20 years in US, married 21 years, 5 children 3 living, married; Harry, 14, b. Aug 1885, Colorado, p.b. Cda. Eng., son; Irma, 12, b. Jun 1887, b. Colorado, p.b. Cda. Eng., dau.; Dora, 3, b. Colorado, May 1897, dau. (1900 US Fed Census: Town of Delta, Delta Co., Colorado, Precinct 6, Dodge St., pg. 31 of 46, ancestry.ca)4

Family: Sarah Emma Morden b. 14 Jan 1859, d. 6 Jun 1929

  • Marriage*: 28 March 1879; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#007657: Groom: Walter Singleton; Age: 24; Res.: Brighton; Born: Ont.; Status: bachelor; Occ.: Merchant Clerk; Parents: George Singleton & Catharine Sparrow; Bride: Sarah E. Morden; Age: 18; Res.: Brighton; Born: Ont.; Status: spinster; Parents: Daniel & Harriet Morden; Wit.: Abraham C. & Leonora E. Singleton; Date: Mar 28 1879; Place: Brighton; Rel.: Pres. & CM; Performed by: Kennedy Creighton, by license; Reg'r.: M.K. Lockwood, Brighton Village (Ontario Marriage Registration, #007657-1879, ancestry.ca) per family tree of gksparkco on ancestry.com, Oct 18 2010.; Principal=Sarah Emma Morden2,8

Citations

  1. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S83] Ancestry.ca, online unknown url.
  3. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  4. [S21] US Census, online unknown url.
  5. [S88] US State Census, online unknown url.
  6. [S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.
  7. [S128] FindAGrave, online unknown url.
  8. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #007657-1879.
  9. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Lewis Shearer1

M, #40168, b. 1807, d. 21 April 1852

  • Birth*: 1807; New York, U.S.A.; Date 1807 per Burial. Date 1807 & location US per 1851 Census. Location NY per 1880 Census of son Levi Shearer.1,2,3
  • Marriage*: 12 December 1833; Northumberland Co., Upper Canada; "Lewis Shearer to Sarah Morrow, both of Cramahe, 12 Dec 1833, Rev. Jones. Wit.: Avery Perry & Mary Morrow" Marriage Registers of Upper Canada, Newcastle Dist., Ontario Archives.
    per 1851 Census.; Principal=Sarah Louise Morrow1,4
  • Death*: 21 April 1852; Brighton Twp., Hilton, Northumberland Co., Canada West; Lewis Shearer died, along with Jacob Herrington, in "The Breakaway", when the gravel bank on the north side of Little Lake, just north of Hilton, gave way, sending a tsunami of water cascading down the narrow creek bed. Lewis Shearer's saw mill was destroyed and the two men were killed in the area where the valley widens at the east end of the campgrounds on the east side of No. 30 Highway in the valley. A second mill, owned by William Simpson, was damaged a mile down the creek to the north east but no fatalities occurred there. The water continued on to Cole Creek (Cold Creek now) and emptied into the Trent River the next day. This is a well-known story in the area. My parents participated in plays at church and school gatherings which recounted the drama of this important event in the history of the community. My grandfather, Lloyd Ames, like to tell the tale as we were driving through the valley on the way to Brighton when I was a kid. (Dan Buchanan, Feb 16, 2005)
  • Burial*: 23 April 1852; Hilton Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Hilton, Northumberland Co., Canada West; Memorial: (see Exhibit) In Memory of; Lewis; Shearer; Died; April 21, 1852; Aged; 46 Years (Hilton Cemetery, Hilton, 2004)
    CEMSearch: Name: Lewis Shearer; Born: - ; Died: 1852-04-02; Age: 45y; Notes: Wife our mother; Buried: Hilton Cemetery; Other names: ? Shearer ( -1895)5,2
  • Residence*: 12 December 1833; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Upper Canada; Residence per marriage register.4
  • Residence: 7 April 1835; Conc 4 Lot 4, Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Upper Canada; Land Registry Records (B&S 3827) show that Silvester Richmond sold 1 acre of lot 4, conc 4, Cramahe Twp. to Lewis Shearer. ITS Date: Apr 7 1835. Reg'n. Date: Apr 14 1835. (Ontario Land Registry Records, Northumberland Co., Brighton Twp. Conc 4, pages copied from OnLand.ca, Lot 4, pg 032 of 346, pg 01, by Dan, April 8, 2020)6
  • Residence: 26 January 1837; Conc 4 Lot 4, Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Upper Canada; Land Registry Records (Q.C. 305) show that Lewis Shearer agreed to a Quit Claim with Silvester Richmond for land (probably 1 acre from purchase in 1835) of lot 4, conc 4, Cramahe Twp.. ITS Date: Jan 26 1837. Reg'n. Date: Feb 8 1862. (Ontario Land Registry Records, Northumberland Co., Brighton Twp. Conc 4, pages copied from OnLand.ca, Lot 4, pg 033 of 346, pg 02, by Dan, April 8, 2020)6
  • Census: 1839; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Upper Canada; 1839 Census: Lewis Shearer; 1 male under 16; 1 male over 16; 2 females under 16; 1 female over 16
  • Census: 1842; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; 1842 Census: Lewis Shearer; farmer
  • Census*: 1848; Conc 3 Lot 36, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; 1848 Census: Lewis Shearer; Conc 3, lot 36, non- proprietor; Blacksmith
  • Occupation*: 1848; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Occupation: Blacksmith
  • Census: 1850; Conc 3 Lot 36, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; 1850 Census: Lewis Shearer; Conc 3, lot 36, proprietor; 9? person
  • Census: March 1852; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Age 44 at 1851 Census: Shearer, Lewis, 44, b. USA, Universalist, yeoman, married; Sarah, 37, b. Cda., EM, married; Mary Ann, 17, b. Cda.; Lucretia, 16; Levi, 14; Margaret Ann, Catherine L., 9; Rebecca Ann, 6; Amarilla, 3; James L., 1 (1851 Census: Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., pg. 94 of 160, line 41 - ancestry.com)
    Note: The date of the 1851 Census is not written on any of the pages but in Brighton Twp., is generally shown to be taken during 1852. Remember that Brighton Twp. was created January 1 1852 so the census will not be before that. Also, we know The Breakaway happened April 21 1852 and we also know Lewis Shearer died in the disaster- his memorial makes that plain. So the 1851 Census must have been taken in this area between January 1 and April 21 1852 - in order record Lewis Shearer. The second man thought to have died in the disaster was Jacob Herrington - who is also in the 1851 Census.)1

Family: Sarah Louise Morrow b. Feb 1810, d. 5 Nov 1895

  • Marriage*: 12 December 1833; Northumberland Co., Upper Canada; "Lewis Shearer to Sarah Morrow, both of Cramahe, 12 Dec 1833, Rev. Jones. Wit.: Avery Perry & Mary Morrow" Marriage Registers of Upper Canada, Newcastle Dist., Ontario Archives.
    per 1851 Census.; Principal=Sarah Louise Morrow1,4

Citations

  1. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  3. [S21] US Census, online unknown url.
  4. [S28] Unknown short register title: entry for unknown spouses' names unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  5. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  6. [S46] Unknown location, Ontario Land Registry Records; unknown film.

Mary Ann Shearer1,2,3,4

F, #40169, b. 1834, d. 1 December 1894
  • Birth*: 1834; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Upper Canada; Date 1834 & location Cda. per 1880 US Fed Census. Date 1833 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date 1834 & location Cda per 1851 Census.2,3,4
  • Marriage*: 12 September 1854; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Marriage Register: "William Carty, Cramahe, to Mary Ann Shearer, Brighton, married 12 Sept. 1854, Brighton, Rev. Wilson, w. Michael Rockford & Sarah L. Shearer" (Marriage Registers of Upper Canada, Newcastle Dist., Ontario Archives); Principal=William Carty5
  • Death*: 1 December 1894; Edenville Twp., Midland Co., Michigan, U.S.A.; Michigan Death Index: Name: Mary
    Ann Carty (Mary Ann Schram); Date of Birth: c. 1834; Birth Place: Ontario; Death Date: Dec 1 1894; Death Place: Edenville, Midland Co., Michigan; Age: 60; Status; married; Parents: Louis & Louise Schram; MF: 945355 (Michigan Death Index, ancestry.ca) Date Dec 2 1894 & location Edenville, Midland Co., Michigan per family tree of Luke Fitzgerald on ancestry.ca, May 9 2020.6,7
  • Burial*: 3 December 1894; Old Edenville Cemetery, Edenville, Midland Co., Michigan, U.S.A.; FindaGrave: Name: Mary Ann Carty; Birth: unknown; Death: 2 Dec 1894; Burial: Old Edenville Cemetery, Edenville, Midland County, Michigan, USA; Memorial ID: 13623006; Note: Wife of Wm. (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13623006)8
  • Census*: March 1852; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Age 17 at 1851 Census: see Lewis Shearer2
  • Note: 21 April 1852; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Mary Ann's father, Lewis Shearer, died in The Breakaway, April 21 1852, when he was caught in his saw mill during the flood caused by the break in the gravel bank holding the lake north of Hilton. Her mother, Sarah Louise (Morrow), married Josiah Hazzard in March 1858 and stayed in the area. Most of the kids went to the US, mostly Michigan. (Dan Buchanan, June 22 2021)
  • Residence*: 12 September 1854; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Residence Brighton per marriage register.5
  • Married Name: 12 September 1854; Carty5
  • Census: April 1861; Somerville Twp., Victoria Co., Canada West; Age ?28 at 1861 Census: see William Carty3
  • Note*: 1872; Antrim Co., Michigan, U.S.A.; Levi Benjamin Shearer, brother of Mary Ann, moved to Michigan in 1872 and lived in Antril Co.
  • Census: 1 June 1880; Edenville Twp., Midland Co., Michigan, U.S.A.; Age 46 at 1880 US Fed Census: see William Carty4

Family: William Carty b. 1831, d. 27 Jan 1907

  • Marriage*: 12 September 1854; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Marriage Register: "William Carty, Cramahe, to Mary Ann Shearer, Brighton, married 12 Sept. 1854, Brighton, Rev. Wilson, w. Michael Rockford & Sarah L. Shearer" (Marriage Registers of Upper Canada, Newcastle Dist., Ontario Archives); Principal=William Carty5

Citations

  1. Mary A. Carty per 1880 US Fed Census. Mary Ann Carty per 1861 Census. Mary Ann Shearer per 1851 Census.
  2. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S21] US Census, online unknown url.
  5. [S28] Unknown short register title: entry for unknown spouses' names unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  6. [S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.
  7. [S83] Ancestry.ca, online unknown url.
  8. [S128] FindAGrave, online unknown url.
  9. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.