Samuel E. Darke1,2,3

M, #37262, b. 17 July 1860, d. 17 January 1922

  • Birth*: 17 July 1860; Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario; Date 1859 per Burial. Date Jul 17 1860 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date Jul 17 1860 & location Sarnia from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2,3,4
  • Marriage*: 21 December 1881; Stonewall, Manitoba; "Samuel Darke was born in Sarnia. His father was a farmer. Mrs. Samuel Darke, before her marriage was Emma Matilda Darke. She was born in London, Ont. Her father was a carpenter and mason. The two fathers were first cousins. Samuel's people moved west to Stonewall, Manitoba. Later Emma's people moved there also. Some time later Samuel and Emma were married and took up farming about a mile and a half south of Stonewall." from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.
    Date Dec 21 1881 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Emma Matilda Darke2
  • Death*: 17 January 1922; Ontario; Date Jan 17 1922 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2
  • Burial*: 19 January 1922; Shiloh Cemetery, Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) DARKE; Samuel E. Darke; 1859 - 1922; His Wife; Emma; 1858 - 1929; Margaret Fines; Wife of; James Darke; 1834 - 1913 (Shiloh Cemetery, Cramahe Twp., Sept. 4, 2004)
    from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2,3
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 21 at 1881 Census: see Robert Darke (uncle??)
    Note: Assuming from the census info that Samuel is living with his uncle, Robert, rather than his father, James. James is shown in the same place but Samuel is not listed with him - ie. not in his household at the time.5
  • Residence*: April 1899; Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "The Darke family arrived in Colborne by train on Friday, April, 1899, from off a farm about a mile south of Stonewall, Manitoba. The family consisted of Samuel Darke, his wife Emma, their children: Olive, aged 16, Margaret (Maggie), myself, 13, Blanche 11, Maude, aged 9, in July, Wesley 3 years, and baby Robert 6 months. Grandma Darke and cousin Stanley McCullough also came with us." from page 102 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.
    "They exchanged their property with the Stratton family and came east in 1899 to live in Shiloh." from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2
  • Census: April 1901; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 40 at 1901 Census: Dark, Samuel, 40, b. Ont. r. Jul 17 1860, Eng., Meth., farmer, married; Emma, 40, b. Ont. r. Aug 5? 1860, Eng., Meth., married; Olive, 18, b. Manitoba r. Nov 21 1882, Eng., Meth., daughter; Maggie, 15, b. Man. r. Nov 4 1885, daughter; Blanch, 13, b. Man. r. Mar 31 1880, daughter; Maud, 10, b. Man. r. Jul 30 1890, daughter; Wesley, 6?, b. Man. r. Jun 5 1895?, son; Robert, 2, b. Man. r. Sep 20 1898, son; Margaret, 73, b. Ireland May 12 1827, imig. 1827, Irish, Meth., mother-in-law, widow (1901 Census: Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., dist. 95, sub-dist. e-3, pg. 8, line 13 - ancestry.com)4
  • Residence: 2 December 1913; Colborne, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Informant for Death Reg'n. of his mother Margaret (Finnes) Darke.6

Family: Emma Matilda Darke b. 8 Aug 1859, d. 9 Jan 1929

  • Marriage*: 21 December 1881; Stonewall, Manitoba; "Samuel Darke was born in Sarnia. His father was a farmer. Mrs. Samuel Darke, before her marriage was Emma Matilda Darke. She was born in London, Ont. Her father was a carpenter and mason. The two fathers were first cousins. Samuel's people moved west to Stonewall, Manitoba. Later Emma's people moved there also. Some time later Samuel and Emma were married and took up farming about a mile and a half south of Stonewall." from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.
    Date Dec 21 1881 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Emma Matilda Darke2

Citations

  1. Samuel E. Darke per Memorial.
  2. [S56] Mary Ann Down, Ours To Remember.
  3. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  4. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.

Emma Matilda Darke1

F, #37263, b. 8 August 1859, d. 9 January 1929

  • Birth*: 8 August 1859; London, Middlesex Co., Ontario; Date Aug 8 1859 & location Cda. per Death Reg'n. Parents are James Darke & Margaret Phinis per Death Reg'n. Date Aug 8 1860 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1858 & locaiton Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1856 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. "The two fathers were first cousins." from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.
    Note: Based in the info her that Emma's father and Samuel's father were brothers, we can place her with Robert Darke who is shown in the 1881 Census with a large family in Rockwood. Maybe the girl named Martha E. could be Emma????
    Date Aug 8 1859 & location London, Ont. from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.1,2,3,4,5
  • Marriage*: 21 December 1881; Stonewall, Manitoba; "Samuel Darke was born in Sarnia. His father was a farmer. Mrs. Samuel Darke, before her marriage was Emma Matilda Darke. She was born in London, Ont. Her father was a carpenter and mason. The two fathers were first cousins. Samuel's people moved west to Stonewall, Manitoba. Later Emma's people moved there also. Some time later Samuel and Emma were married and took up farming about a mile and a half south of Stonewall." from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.
    Date Dec 21 1881 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Samuel E. Darke1
  • Death*: 9 January 1929; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Death reg'n.#025880: Name: Emma Darke; Date: Jan 9 1929; Age: 70y 5m; Res.: Cramahe, 30 yrs.' Born: Can. Aug 8 1858; Status: widow; Nat.: Eng.; Parents: James Darke, b. England & Margaret Phinis, b. Ireland; Cause: influenza, 11 days; Phys.: F. M. Dure, Brighton; Inf.: Robert Darke, Colborne, son; Burial: Shiloh, Jan 11 1929; Und.: e. Quinn, Colborne; Reg'd.: Jan 10 1929 (Ontario Death Registration, #025880-1929, ancestry.com) Date jan 9 1929 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.1,6
  • Burial*: 11 January 1929; Shiloh Cemetery, Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) DARKE; Samuel Darke; 1859 - 1922; His Wife; Emma; 1858 - 1929; Margaret Fines; Wife of; James Darke; 1834 - 1913 (Shiloh Cemetery, Cramahe Twp., Sept. 4, 2004)
    from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.1,7
  • Census: April 1871; London Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario; Age 15 at 1871 Census: see James Darke4
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar Dist., Manitoba; Age 23 at 1881 Census: see James Darke3
  • Residence*: April 1899; Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "They exchanged their property with the Stratton family and came east in 1899 to live in Shiloh." from page 101 & 102 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.1
  • Census: April 1901; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 40 at 1901 Census: see Samuel Darke5

Family: Samuel E. Darke b. 17 Jul 1860, d. 17 Jan 1922

  • Marriage*: 21 December 1881; Stonewall, Manitoba; "Samuel Darke was born in Sarnia. His father was a farmer. Mrs. Samuel Darke, before her marriage was Emma Matilda Darke. She was born in London, Ont. Her father was a carpenter and mason. The two fathers were first cousins. Samuel's people moved west to Stonewall, Manitoba. Later Emma's people moved there also. Some time later Samuel and Emma were married and took up farming about a mile and a half south of Stonewall." from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.
    Date Dec 21 1881 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Samuel E. Darke1

Citations

  1. [S56] Mary Ann Down, Ours To Remember.
  2. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
  3. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #025880-1929.
  7. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.

Ruth Alma Hurren1

F, #37264, b. 8 February 1908
  • Birth*: 8 February 1908; Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Feb 8 1908 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.1
  • Marriage*: 8 February 1928; Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Feb 8 1928 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Robert James Darke1
  • Married Name: 8 February 1928; Darke1

Family: Robert James Darke b. 10 Sep 1898

Citations

  1. [S56] Mary Ann Down, Ours To Remember.

Samuel Wesley Darke1,2,3,4

M, #37269, b. 5 June 1895, d. 1982

  • Birth*: 5 June 1895; Stonewall, Manitoba; Date Jun 5 1895 & location Manitoba rural per 1901 Census. Date Jun 5 1895 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2,4
  • Marriage*: 26 October 1921; Ontario; Date Oct 26 1921 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Laura J. Newcombe2
  • Death*: 1982; Ontario; Date 1982 per Burial.3
  • Burial*: 1982; Shiloh Cemetery, Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) DARKE; Samuel Welsey; 1895 - 1982; His Wife; Laura Newcombe; 1900 - 1984 (Shiloh Cemetery, Cramahe Twp., Sept. 4, 2004)3
  • Residence*: April 1899; Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 3 from page 102 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.
    "They exchanged their property with the Stratton family and came east in 1899 to live in Shiloh." from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2
  • Census*: April 1901; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 6? at 1901 Census: see Samuel Darke4
  • Residence: 1958; Port Hope, Ontario; "Wesley married Naura Newcomb. For a time they farmed at Shiloh where Jack Purdy now lives. They adopted a son, Earl. They now live in Port Hope." from page 102 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2

Family: Laura J. Newcombe b. 10 Sep 1900, d. 1984

  • Marriage*: 26 October 1921; Ontario; Date Oct 26 1921 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Laura J. Newcombe2

Citations

  1. Samuel Wesley per Burial. Wesley per 1901 Census.
  2. [S56] Mary Ann Down, Ours To Remember.
  3. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  4. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Laura J. Newcombe1,2,3

F, #37270, b. 10 September 1900, d. 1984

  • Birth*: 10 September 1900; Date Sep 10 1900 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2
  • Marriage*: 26 October 1921; Ontario; Date Oct 26 1921 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Samuel Wesley Darke2
  • Death*: 1984; Ontario; Date 1984 per Burial.3
  • Burial*: 1984; Shiloh Cemetery, Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) DARKE; Samuel Welsey; 1895 - 1982; His Wife; Laura Newcombe; 1900 - 1984 (Shiloh Cemetery, Cramahe Twp., Sept. 4, 2004)3
  • Married Name: 26 October 1921; Darke2

Family: Samuel Wesley Darke b. 5 Jun 1895, d. 1982

Citations

  1. Laura Newcombe per Burial.
  2. [S56] Mary Ann Down, Ours To Remember.
  3. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.

Maud Amelia Darke1,2,3,4

F, #37273, b. 31 July 1890
  • Birth*: 31 July 1890; Stonewall, Manitoba; Date Jul 30 1890 & location Manitoba rural per 1901 Census. Date 1889 & location Stonewall, Man. per marr. reg'n. Date Jul 31 1890 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2,3,4
  • Marriage*: 10 June 1914; Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#016400: Groom: Samuel Bernard Shier; Age: 32; Res.: Sunderland, Brock Twp., Ontario Co.; Born: Sunderland; Status: bachelor; Rel.: Meth.; Parents: Edwin Shier & Ann St. John; Bride: Maud Amelia Darke; Age: 24; Res.: Shiloh; Born: Stonewall, Manitoba; Status: spinster; Rel.: Meth.; Parents: Samuel Edwin Darke & Emma Darke; Date: Jun 10 1914; Place: Res. of Bride, Northumberland Co.; Wit.: Jessie Wilce & Harold Mutton?, RR 2, Colborne; Performed by: John ?Isaac?, Hilton; Sworn: Sunderland, Ont., Jun 6 1914; Reg'r.: Percival H. Flagler, Sunderland (Ontario Marriage Registration, #016400-1914, ancestry.com) Date Jun 10 1914 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Samuel Bernard Shier2,5
  • Residence*: April 1899; Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 9 from page 102 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.
    "They exchanged their property with the Stratton family and came east in 1899 to live in Shiloh." from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2
  • Census*: April 1901; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 10 at 1901 Census: See Samuel Darke3
  • Residence: 10 June 1914; Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence Shiloh per marr. reg'n.4
  • Married Name: 10 June 1914; Shier2
  • Residence: 1958; Uxbridge, Ontario; "Maude married Bernard Shier and they have two children Howard and Pauline. She and her husband have now retired from their farm at Sunderland and live in Uxbridge." from page 102 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2

Family: Samuel Bernard Shier b. 13 Apr 1882

  • Marriage*: 10 June 1914; Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#016400: Groom: Samuel Bernard Shier; Age: 32; Res.: Sunderland, Brock Twp., Ontario Co.; Born: Sunderland; Status: bachelor; Rel.: Meth.; Parents: Edwin Shier & Ann St. John; Bride: Maud Amelia Darke; Age: 24; Res.: Shiloh; Born: Stonewall, Manitoba; Status: spinster; Rel.: Meth.; Parents: Samuel Edwin Darke & Emma Darke; Date: Jun 10 1914; Place: Res. of Bride, Northumberland Co.; Wit.: Jessie Wilce & Harold Mutton?, RR 2, Colborne; Performed by: John ?Isaac?, Hilton; Sworn: Sunderland, Ont., Jun 6 1914; Reg'r.: Percival H. Flagler, Sunderland (Ontario Marriage Registration, #016400-1914, ancestry.com) Date Jun 10 1914 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Samuel Bernard Shier2,5

Citations

  1. Maud Amelia per marr. reg'n. Maud per 1901 Census. Maude from page 102 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.
  2. [S56] Mary Ann Down, Ours To Remember.
  3. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  5. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #016400-1914.

Samuel Bernard Shier1,2,3

M, #37274, b. 13 April 1882
  • Birth*: 13 April 1882; Brock Twp., Sunderland, Ontario Co., Ontario; Date 1882 & location Sunderland per marr. reg'n. Date Apr 13 1882 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2,3
  • Marriage*: 10 June 1914; Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#016400: Groom: Samuel Bernard Shier; Age: 32; Res.: Sunderland, Brock Twp., Ontario Co.; Born: Sunderland; Status: bachelor; Rel.: Meth.; Parents: Edwin Shier & Ann St. John; Bride: Maud Amelia Darke; Age: 24; Res.: Shiloh; Born: Stonewall, Manitoba; Status: spinster; Rel.: Meth.; Parents: Samuel Edwin Darke & Emma Darke; Date: Jun 10 1914; Place: Res. of Bride, Northumberland Co.; Wit.: Jessie Wilce & Harold Mutton?, RR 2, Colborne; Performed by: John ?Isaac?, Hilton; Sworn: Sunderland, Ont., Jun 6 1914; Reg'r.: Percival H. Flagler, Sunderland (Ontario Marriage Registration, #016400-1914, ancestry.com) Date Jun 10 1914 from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Maud Amelia Darke2,4
  • Residence*: 10 June 1914; Brock Twp., Sunderland, Ontario Co., Ontario; Residence Sunderland per marr. reg'n.3

Family: Maud Amelia Darke b. 31 Jul 1890

Citations

  1. Samuel Bernard Shier per marr. reg'n.
  2. [S56] Mary Ann Down, Ours To Remember.
  3. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  4. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #016400-1914.

James Darke1,2,3

M, #37285, b. 1822
  • Birth*: 1822; England; Date 1823 & location Wales per 1891 Census. Date 1829 & location England per 1881 Census. Date 1823 & location England per 1871 Census. Date 1821 & location England per 1851 Census. from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004. Location England per Death Reg'n. of daughter Emma Matilda (Darke) Darke.2,4,5,6,3,7
  • Marriage*: before 1847; Ontario; per 1851 Census. from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=Margaret Fines2,3
  • Census: 1852; Westminster Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario; Age 30 at 1851 Census: Dark, James, 30, b. England, Bapt., farmer, married; Margaret, 24, b. Ireland, CE, married; William H., 3, b. CW, CE; Fynes, Joseph, 22, b. Ireland, CE, other res. Toronto, farmer, single (1851 Census: Westminster Twp., Middlesex Co., pg. 212 of 242, line 24 - ancestry.com)3
  • Census: April 1871; London Township, Middlesex Co., Ontario; Age 48 at 1871 Census: Dark, James, 48, b. England, Eng., CM, Plasterer, married; Margaret, 45, b. Ont., Eng., CM, married; Henry W., 22, b. Ont., Eng., CM, blacksmith, single; emma, 15, b. Ont., Eng., CM; George, 8 (1871 Census: London, Middlesex Co., dist. 9, sub-dist. C, pg. 76, line 5 - ancestry.com)7
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 52 at 1881 Census: Dark, James, 52, b. Engl., Eng., WM, Mason, married; Margaret, 46, b. Ont., Irish, WM, married; Emma, 46, b. Ont., Eng., WM, single; George, 18, b. Ont., Eng., WM, grocer (1881 Census: Rockwood, Lisgar Dist., Manitoba, dist. 165, sub-dist. D-1, pg. 9, line 8 - ancestry.com)4
  • Census: April 1891; Rockwood South, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 68 at 1891 Census: Dark, James, 68, b. Wales, p.b. England & England, meth., Builder, married; Margaret, 60, b. Ireland, p.b. Ireland 7 Ireland, Meth., married (1891 Census; Rockwood South, Lisgar Dist., Manitoba, dist. 6, sub-dist. 2, pg. 7, line 7 - ancestry.com)6

Family: Margaret Fines b. 12 May 1827, d. 29 Nov 1913

Citations

  1. James Dark per 1851 Census.
  2. [S56] Mary Ann Down, Ours To Remember.
  3. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
  6. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Margaret Fines1,2,3,4,5

F, #37286, b. 12 May 1827, d. 29 November 1913
  • Birth*: 12 May 1827; Dublin, Ireland; Date 1834 per Burial. Date 1827 & location Cramahe per Death Reg'n. Date May 12 1827 & location Ireland per 1901 Census. Date 1831 & location Ireland per 1891 Census. Date 1835 & location Ireland per 1881 Census. Date 1826 & locaiton Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1827 & location Ireland per 1851 Census. from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004. Location Ireland per Death Reg'n. of her daughter Emma Matilda (Darke) Darke.2,5,3,6,7,4,8,9
  • Marriage*: before 1847; Ontario; per 1851 Census. from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=James Darke2,4
  • Death*: 29 November 1913; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Death Reg'n.#024067: Name: Margaret Dark; Date: Nov 29 1913; Age: 86; Res.: Cramahe Twp.; Born: Cramahe Twp.; Status: widow; Parents: Jos. Finnes & Mary Hare; Cause: dropsy; Phys.: c. M. Sanford, Brighton; Inf.: Samuel Dark, Colborne; Regèd.: Dec 2 1913 (Ontario Death Registration, #024067-1913, ancestry.com) Date 1913 per Burial.5,10
  • Burial*: 2 December 1913; Shiloh Cemetery Cramahe Twp., Shiloh, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) DARKE; Samuel Darke; 1859 - 1922; His Wife; Emma; 1858 - 1929; Margaret Fines; Wife of; James Darke; 1834 - 1913 (Shiloh Cemetery, Cramahe Twp., Sept. 4, 2004) per Death Regèn.5,3
  • Immigration*: 1828; Canada; Immigratin 1827 per 1901 Census.9
  • Residence*: circa 1838; Dublin, Ireland; "(Margaret Fines came very young with her family from Dublin, Ireland, to Canada)" from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.2
  • Married Name: before 1847; Darke2
  • Census: 1852; Westminster Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario; Age 24 at 1851 Census: see James Darke4
  • Census: April 1871; London Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario; Age 45 at 1871 Census: see James Darke8
  • Census: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar Dist., Manitoba; Age 46 at 1881 Census: see James Darke7
  • Census*: April 1891; Rockwood South, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 60 at 1891 Census: see James Darke6
  • Census: April 1901; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 73 at 1901 Census: see Samuel Darke (son)9

Family: James Darke b. 1822

  • Marriage*: before 1847; Ontario; per 1851 Census. from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=James Darke2,4

Citations

  1. Margaret Fines per Memorial. Father's name is Jos. Finnes per her Death Reg'n. Margaret Phinis per Death Reg'n. of daughter Emma Matilda (Darke) Darke. There is a "Joseph Fynes" with James and Margaret Darke in the 1851 Census - probably a brother of Margaret - not the spelling - Fynes.
  2. [S56] Mary Ann Down, Ours To Remember.
  3. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
  4. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  6. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  8. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  9. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  10. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #024067-1913.

? Darke1

M, #37287, b. circa 1800
  • Birth*: circa 1800; from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.1
  • Marriage*: before 1820; from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=? ?1

Family: ? ? b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S56] Mary Ann Down, Ours To Remember.
  2. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

? ?1

F, #37288, b. circa 1800
  • Birth*: circa 1800; from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.1
  • Marriage*: before 1820; from page 101 of "Ours To Remember" by Mary Ann Down, given to me by Shirley (Goodfellow) Bird, Sep. 3, 2004.; Principal=? Darke1
  • Married Name: before 1820; Darke1

Family: ? Darke b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S56] Mary Ann Down, Ours To Remember.
  2. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Emma Darke1

F, #37289, b. 1835
  • Birth*: 1835; Ontario; Date 1835 & location Ontario per 1881 Census.1
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 46 at 1881 Census: see James Darke (brother?)1

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

George Darke1

M, #37290, b. 1863
  • Birth*: 1863; Ontario; Date 1863 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1863 & location Ontario per 1881 Census.1,2
  • Census: April 1871; London Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario; Age 8 at 1871 Census: see James Darke2
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 18 at 1881 Census: see James Darke1

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Robert Darke1

M, #37291, b. 1822
  • Birth*: 1822; England; Date 1822 & location England per 1881 Census.1
  • Marriage*: before 1857; Ontario; Principal=Phebe ?1
  • Residence*: circa 1879; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; According to the 1881 Census, Robert and his family came to Manitoba from Ontario between 1877 and May 1880 - based on birth locations for his youngest children.1
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 59 at 1881 Census: Dark, Robt, 59, b. England, Eng., Bapt., farmer, married; Joseph A., 23, b. Ont., Engl., Bapt., married; Phebe, 41, b. Ont., Dutch, Bapt., married; Saml E., 21, b. Ont., Eng., Bapt., farmer, single; Martha E., 20; Catherine, 18; Giles R., 14; Wood, Asleta, 14, b. Ont., Dutch, Meth., school; Dark, March G., 12, b. Ont., Eng., Bapt., school; Alfred, 10; William, 7; Jas Alex, 4; Henry H., 1 - May, 10 months, b. Manitoba (familysearch.org)1

Family: Phebe ? b. 1840

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Phebe ?1

F, #37292, b. 1840
  • Birth*: 1840; Ontario; Date 1840 & location Ontario per 1881 Census.1
  • Marriage*: before 1857; Ontario; Principal=Robert Darke1
  • Married Name: before 1857; Darke1
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 41 at 1881 Census: see Robert Darke1

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Joseph A. Darke1

M, #37293, b. 1858
  • Birth*: 1858; Ontario; Date 1858 & location Ontario per 1881 Census.1
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 23 at 1881 Census: see Robert Darke1

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Martha E. Darke1

F, #37294, b. 1861
  • Birth*: 1861; Ontario; Date 1861 & location Ontario per 1881 Census.1
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 20 at 1881 Census: see Robert Darke1

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Catherine Darke1

F, #37295, b. 1863
  • Birth*: 1863; Ontario; Date 1863 & location Ontario per 1881 Census.1
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 18 at 1881 Census: see Robert Darke1

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Giles R. Darke1

M, #37296, b. 1867
  • Birth*: 1867; Ontario; Date 1867 & location Ontario per 1881 Census.1
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 14 at 1881 Census: see Robert Darke1

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

March G. Darke1

F, #37297, b. 1869
  • Birth*: 1869; Ontario; Date 1869 & location Ontario per 1881 Census.1
  • Census*: April 1881; Rockwood, Lisgar, Manitoba; Age 12 at 1881 Census: see Robert Darke1

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.