Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Adelaide Victoria Armstrong (1857-1934)

Adelaide Victoria Armstrong

born abt. 1857 in Owen Sound Ontario. I say about because it looks like Adelaide may have played around with her age over time. 1857 is based on census records when she was a child.

Parents: James Armstrong & Jane Dale Armstrong

1861 Census
Adelaide Victoria Armstrong
born Upper Canada
Church of England
5
female
single
1 storey 1 family log home
Derby, Grey, Canada West

1871 Census
Adelaide Armstrong
female
14
born in Ontario
Church of England
Irish descent
going to school
#37 North Grey sub-district Twp of Derby, ON

1901 Census
Adelaide V. Sheppard
female
white
40
wife
married
born 22 Jan 1860 in Ontario
Irish descent
Canadian
Methodist
farmer
can read, write, speak English
Mother tongue English

Certificate of Registration of Death, Province of Ontario
Place of Death Lambton County, Bosanquet Township
Adelaide Armstrong Sheppard
Residence Lot 13 Con 2 Bosanquet Township
female
Anglo Saxon
widowed
Birthplace Owen Sound Ontario January 3, 1860
age of deceased 74 y 8 m 19 d
Housewife length of residence at place of death 12 years
Father James Armstrong, Ireland
Mother Jane Dale, Ireland
Informant: Mrs. Ernest L Wight, Thedford, daughter
Date of death Sept 22 1934
chronic myocarditis myocardial failure contributory
cause: age and hard work
Date of Burial Sep 24, 1934


I would appreciate your help. I am looking for stories, photos, documents regarding the sister-in-law of my 3rd great grandfather. Please comment on this article or email me privately. I really appreciate your help with this project.