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Charles Abbey was born February 27, 1847, in Port Hope, Durham Co., Canada West, and died April 3, 1914, in Howland Twp., Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 67. Buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Lot 7, Concession 7, Howland Twp., Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Orrin Abner Abbey of Upper Canada and Margaret Burrison of Amelisburgh Twp., Prince Edward Co., Upper Canada.

Susannah "Susie/Susan" Nelder was born September 28, 1850, in Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada, and died November 15, 1923, in Massey, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada, at age 73. Buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Lot 7, Concession 7, Howland Twp., Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada. She is the daughter of John Walk Harris Nelder of County Devonshire, England, and Martha Hutchinson of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Charles Abbey and Susannah "Susie/Susan" Nelder were married July 26, 1871, in Little Current, Algoma Co., Ontario, Canada.

Charles Abbey and Susannah "Susie/Susan" (Nelder) Abbey had nine children:

  1. Margaret Jane "Maggie" Abbey: Born April 13, 1872, on Manitoulin Island, Algoma Co., Ontario, Canada; Died August 9, 1954, on Manitoulin Island, Algoma Co., Ontario, Canada (age 82). Married December 25, 1890, in Little Current, Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada, to Saxon William Richards: Born November 25, 1862, in Walkerton, Bruce, of Brant Twp., Ontario, Canada; Died June 1, 1942, in Little Current, Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada (age 79).
  2. Martha Ann Abbey: Born October 25, 1874, on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada; Died December 1, 1966, in General Hospital, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada (age 97). Married September 10, 1902, in Howland, Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada, to Robert H. Lewis: Born about 1875 in Sheguiandah, Ontario, Canada; Died Unknown.
  3. Mary Susannah Abbey: Born April 24, 1876, in Howland Twp., Algoma Co., Ontario, Canada; Died Unknown.
  4. Susannah "Susan" Abbey: Born March 15, 1878, in Howland Twp., Algoma Co., Ontario, Canada; Died June 11, 1958, in Massey, Algoma, Ontario, Canada (age 80). Married December 23, 1902, in Whitefish, Copper Cliff, Ontario, Canada, to Michael James "Mick" Dyell: Born June 1873 in Ross Twp., Ontario, Canada; Died after 1958 in Unknown.
  5. Edith Maud Abbey: Born May 29, 1880, in Howland Twp., Algoma Co., Ontario, Canada; Died 1952 (about age 72). Married to Unknown Taylor: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  6. Sarah Maria Abbey: Born April 14, 1882, in Howland Twp., Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada; Died Unknown. Married May 27, 1903, in Little Current, Ontario, Canada to George Horton McKenzie: Born September 18, 1877, in Howland, Ontario, Canada; Died February 9, 1907, in Canada (age 29). He is the son of Wm. McKenzie and Mary Jane Griffith
  7. Harriet Abbey: Born May 22, 1885, in Howland Twp., Algoma Co., Ontario, Canada; Died 1970 in Little Current, Manitoulin District, ON, Canada (about age 85). Married December 1, 1908, in Little Current, Manitoulin District, Ontario, Canada, to William George "Bill" Soles: Born 1882 in Unknown; Died 1960 in Little Current, Manitoulin District, Ontario, Canada (about age 78).
  8. Charles William Abbey: Born May 29, 1887, in Howland Twp., Algoma Co., Ontario, Canada; Died September 12, 1959, in Manitoulin Island, Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada (age 72). Buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Lot 7, Concession 7, Howland Twp., Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada. He lived in Rainy River on December 14, 1915, when he enlisted in the 94th Canadian Overseas Battalion.
  9. Edgar Abbey: Born September 3, 1889, in Howland Twp., Algoma Co., Ontario, Canada; Died before 1901 in Howland Twp., Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada.



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Charles Abbey was born February 27, 1847, in Port Hope, Durham Co., Canada West.

Susannah "Susie/Susan" Nelder was born September 28, 1850, in York Co., Ontario, Canada.

The 1861 Canadian Census shows Charles Abby (age 17) born in Upper Canada and a Wesleyan Methodist is an unmarried Laborer and is living alone in Brandt Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada.

The 1871 Canadian Census shows Charles Abbey (age 25) born about 1846 in Ontario and a Wesleyan Methodist is a Farmer living alone in Manitoulin Centre Twp., Ontario, Canada. He is unable to write.

Charles Abbey and Susannah "Susie/Susan" Nelder were married July 26, 1871, in Little Current, Algoma Co., Ontario, Canada.


Charles Abbey and Susannah "Susie/Susan" Nelder marriage record.


The 1881 Canadian Census shows Charles Abbey (age 35) born in Canada is a Farmer and is living in Algoma District, Ontario, Canada. Living with him are: Susana Abbey (age 27) born in Canada and married; Margret Abbey (age 8) born in Ontario, Canada; Martha Ann Abbey (age 7) born in Ontario, Canada; Susana Abbey (age 5) born in Ontario, Canada; and Edeth Abbey (age 9/12) born in Ontario, Canada.

The 1891 Canadian Census shows Charles Abbey (age 46) born in Ontario to Ontario-born parents and a is a Farmer and head of household living in Algoma East, Manitoulin, Howland, Ontario, Canada. Living with him is his wife Susan Abbey (age 40) born in Ontario to English-born parents. Also living at home are his children, all born in Ontario: Martha Abbey (age 17); Susana Abbey (age 13); Edith Abbey (age 11); Sarah Abbey (age 9); Harriet Abbey (age 6); Charles Abbey (age 4); and Edger Abbey (age 1).

The 1901 Canadian Census shows Chs. Abbey (age 54) born December 27, 1847 in Ontario, Canada is a Farmer living in Lot 10, Concession 12,Algoma, Howland Twp., Ontario, Canada. Living with him is his wife, Susanna Abbey (age 49) born September 28, 1851 in Ontario, Canada. Also living there are his unmarried children, all born in Ontario, Canada: Sarah Abbey (age 18) born April 14, 1882; Harriet Abbey (age 15) born May 22, 1885, a Servant; and Chs. W. Abbey (age 13) born May 28, 1887). Chs. Abbey can read but cannot write.


The 1901 Canadian Census.


Charles Abbey and Susannah "Susie/Susan" (Nelder) Abbey separated prior to 1911, since the 1911 census shows them living in separate households, and Charles Abbey is listed as widowed. Susannah "Susie/Susan" (Nelder) Abbey is listed as married.

The 1911 Canadian Census shows Charles Abbey (age 67) born December 1844 in Ontario who cannot read or write and a Methodist is a widowed Laborer doing Odd Jobs and living alone in Little Current, Algoma East Twp., Ontario, Canada.

The 1911 Canadian Census shows Susie Abbey (age 60) born September, 1850, in Ontario and a Methodist, is a married Mother-in Law living in the household of her daughter. Michael J. Deyell (age 38) born June 1873 in Ontario is an Odd Job Laborer living in Massey, Algoma East Twp., Ontario, Canada. Living with him is his wife Susie Deyell (age 33) born March 1878. Their three sons are also there: Loyd Deyell (age 6) born December 1904; Vernon Deyell (age 5) born May 1906; and Melvin Deyell (age 2/12) born March 1911.


The 1911 Canadian Census.


Sarah Jane Abbey died February 2, 1912, in Gore Bay, Canada, at age 2.


Died (Manitoulin Obituaries)
On the 2nd, Sarah Jane, daughter of Mr. C. Abbey, aged two years.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, February 29, 1912
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Charles Abbey died April 3, 1914, in Howland Twp., Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 67. Buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Lot 7, Concession 7, Howland Twp., Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada. His son, Charles W. Abbey, is also buried there, shown on a footstone. Edith Maud (Abbey) Taylor is also buried in this cemetery.


Charles Abbey death record.


Charles Abbey is buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Lot 7, Concession 7, Howland Twp., Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada.


Charles Abbey WWI Attestation Paper, December 14, 1915: Born May 28, 1888, Unmarried, Living at Rainy River, 

   


Susannah "Susie/Susan" (Nelder) Abbey and family, 1917.


Susanna (Nelder) Abbey died November 15, 1923, in Massey, Ontario, Canada, at age 73. Buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Lot 7, Concession 7, Howland Twp., Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada.


Susannah "Susie/Susan" (Nelder) Abbey death record.


Obituary, uncited, November, 1923

Mrs. Chas. Abbey Dead

On Sunday last the funeral of the late Mrs. Abbey left the house of Mr. Saxon Richards of Howland for Mountain View Cemetery.
Mrs. Abbey was one of the oldest of the remaining pioneers of the Manitoulin. She came to the Island with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Nelder in 1874 and afterwards married Charles Abbey. They settled on a farm on the lake shore, lot 10 on 12th concession of Howland, where they went through the usual work of pioneers. After Mr. Abbey's death Mrs. Abbey left the farm and for quite a number of years has lived with her children, chiefly Mrs. Dyell of Massey and Mrs. Saxon Richards of Howland. She was with Mrs. Dyell at Massey when she died but was brought over for interment in Mountain View Cemetery. Besides three daughters in the West she leaves behind Mrs. Dyell of Massey, Mrs. Taylor of Montreal, Mrs. S. Richards of Howland and Chas Abbey who for some time has been fire ranging. She was about 73 years of age.


Died (Manitoulin Obituaries)
On the 2nd, Sarah Jane, daughter of Mr. C. Abbey, aged two years.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, February 29, 1912
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Charles William Abbey died September 12, 1959, in Manitoulin Island, Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada (age 72). Buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Lot 7, Concession 7, Howland Twp., Manitoulin Co., Ontario, Canada.


Charles William Abbey Grave.


Edith Maud (Abbey) Taylor died 1952 at about age 72.


Edith Maud (Abbey) Taylor died 1952 at about age 72.



Name: Susanna ABBEY

Given Name: Susanna

Surname: ABBEY

Sex: F

Birth: 15 Mar 1878 in Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario

Death: 11 Jun 1958 in Massey, Algoma, Ontario

Burial: 13 Jun 1958 Massey Protestant Cemetery, Massey, Ontario

Census: 1881 Howland & Strawberry & Lacloche & Haywood Island, Algoma, Ontario, Canada

_UID: 3BC12A3CB3444D3C9CA8194440E8ACEC4323

Change Date: 27 Nov 2006 at 07:31

Note:

Ontario Vital Records - Births # 001 130 - 1878
ABBY, Susanna-Female, 15 March 1878 in Howland. Parents: Charles Abby and Susanna Nelder

Obituary from the Manitoulin Expositor, Little Current, Ontario (date unknown)
DYELL, Susanna (Abbey) 1878-1958 D pg 6

MRS. M. DYELL - Massey - A former resident of Massey for half a century Mrs. M. J. Dyell, 80, died at her home here on Wednesday, June 11 after an illness of 14 months.

The former Susan Abbey, she was born at Little Current in 1878. She spent her early years at Little Current and was married in December 1903 at Whitefish Falls to Mick Dyell who survives. Their early married life was spent at Whitefish. They moved to Massey about 1908. Mr. Dyell was employed by the old Spanish River Lumber Company, acting as company agent in Massey long after operations ceased.

Mrs. Dyell has for many years been a member of the Massey United Church and was a former choir member and also served as W. A. treasurer.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Lloyd of Espanola and Melvin of Ottawa; two sisters, Mrs. William Soles of Little Current; Mrs. Robert Lewis of Saskatchewan; and a brother Charles Abbey of Little Current.

Funeral services were held Friday, June 13, from Massey United Church.

Interment took place at Massey Protestant Cemetery.

Father: Charles ABBEY b: 27 Dec 1847 in Port Hope, Ontario
Mother: Susanna NELDER b: 28 Sep 1857 in York County, Ontario

Marriage 1 Michael James DYELL b: Abt 1875

Married: 23 Dec 1902 in Copper Cliff, Ontario

Note:

Ontario Vital Records - Marriages #013 270 - 1902
Michael James DYELL and Susanna ABBY were married 23 December 1902 at Copper Cliff. Parents of Groom: Maxim Dyell and Ann Dyell. Parents of Bride: Charles Abby and Susanna Nelder.

Change Date: 27 Nov 2006

Children:

  1. Has No Children Lloyd DYELL

  2. Has No Children Melvin DYELL


Martha Ann (Abbey) Lewis died December 1, 1966, in General Hospital, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 97.


LEWIS - At Regina, General Hospital, Sask., on December 1, 1966, Mrs. Robert Lewis (nee Martha Abbey) in her 97th year; dear sister of Mrs. William (Harriet) Soles of Little Current. The late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lewis were former residents of Howland Township. They moved to the West more than 50 years ago and lived for a number of years at Raymore, Sask.
Obituary, uncited


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RICHARDS, Saxon W. to ABBEY, Margret on 25 Dec 1890 at Howland. Parents of Groom: Wm. Richards, Lucilla Burrison; Parents of Bride: Chas. Abbey, Susan Nelder. OVR# 001280

Pioneer Passes
Saxon Richards, one of the pioneer farmers of the district died at his home in Howland township last week after a few weeks' illness. One of the early settlers in the district , he had helped to clear the land on the home farm and had later bought an additional large tract of land on the Sheguiandah road, using this for the most part as a cattle and sheep ranch. The funeral was held from the family residence three miles from town, with the Rev. Shaw conducting the service. Interment was made in Mountain View Cemetery. Saxon Richards was in his 80th year and until his fatal illness had been active in farm work doing much of his own ploughing even last year. He is survived by his widow and seven? ?????..girls and??..
Rest of obit missing.
Uncited Obituary - Source: Dorothy Hopkins Addison
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish

In appreciation to Manitoulin Genealogy for this Obituary , a website of Laurie Lovelace