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George Henry Hardy was born January 9, 1843, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Canada West, and died due to cancer of the left hand on June 6, 1933, in Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 90. He was the son of George Hardy of England, and Mary Buckton of Yorkshire, England.

Emily Gilby was born April 14, 1844, in St. John Parish, City of York, Micklegate, County Yorkshire, England, and died February 11, 1935, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 90. She was the daughter of John Gilby of Kirton, County Lincolnshire, England, and Alisemon Elizabeth Straw of the City of Lincoln, County Lincolnshire, England.

George Henry Hardy and Emily Gilby were married January 25, 1872, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada.

George Henry Hardy and Emily (Gilby) Haerdy had seven children:

  1. Alisemon Mary Hardy: Born December 13, 1872, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; Died February 6, 1934, at RR1, Oakville, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada, in her sleep from a massive heart attack (age 61); Buried in Springcreek Cemetery, Clarkson Rd., Mississauga, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. Married March 1, 1899, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada, to William Alfred Wilson: Born July 12, 1871, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; Died April 1, 1962, in Unknown (age 91); Buried in Springcreek Cemetery, Clarkson Rd., Mississauga, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada.
  2. George Buckton Hardy: Born May 29, 1874, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; Died 1950 in Unknown (about age 76); Buried in Springcreek Cemetery, Clarkson Rd., Mississauga, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada.
  3. John Gilby Hardy: Born November 7, 1875, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; Died March 3, 1968, in Unknown (age 92); Buried in Springcreek Cemetery, Clarkson Rd., Mississauga, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. Married January 1, 1919, in Queenston, Lincoln Co., Ontario, Canada, to Anne Livingston "Annie" Cameron: Born 1890 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada; Died 1980 in Unknown (about age 89); Buried in Springcreek Cemetery, Clarkson Rd., Mississauga, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada.
  4. Jackson Blake Hardy: Born November 7, 1877, in Lot 6, Concession 2, South of Dundas Street, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; a Druggist, Died Unknown; Buried in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. Married October 5, 1909 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada to Jennie Isabel Stevenson.
  5. Alexander Dufferin Hardy: Born September 16, 1880, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; Died Unknown; Buried in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
  6. Emily Luella "Daisy" Hardy: Born July 2, 1882, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; Died July 25, 1975, in Unknown (age 93); Buried in Springcreek Cemetery, Clarkson Rd., Mississauga, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. Married December 16, 1909, in Sheridan, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada, to Gordon Bennett "Ben" Jull Savage: Born July 15, 1882, in Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; Died August 13, 1969, in Unknown (age 87); Buried in Springcreek Cemetery, Clarkson Rd., Mississauga, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada.
  7. Gertrude Emma Hardy: Born November 25, 1885, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; Died Unknown; Buried in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Married June 24, 1908, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada to Howard Bruce McGregor: Born about 1885 in Massie, Ontario, Canada; Died Unknown; Buried in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.



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Ontario was known as: Upper Canada from June 10, 1791, to February 10, 1841; Canada West from February 10, 1841, to July 1, 1867; and Ontario after July 1, 1867.

George Henry Hardy was born January 9, 1843, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Canada West.

Emily Gilby was born April 14, 1844, in St. John Parish, City of York, Micklegate, County Yorkshire, England.

Hardy, George, Farmer, Male, Living in Trafalgar Township, 1842, page 1.

George Henry Hardy and Emily Gilby were married January 25, 1872, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada.

Hardy, George, Farmer, Male, Age 38, Birth Place: Ontario, Religion: I. Meth. C., Living in Trafalgar Township, 1881, division 1, page 47.

Hardy, George, Farmer, Male, Age 48, Birth Place: Ontario, Religion: Methodist, Living in Trafalgar Township, 1891, division 3, page 15.

The 1901 Canadian Census taken on April 14, 1901, shows Geo. H. Hardy (age 58) born January 9, 1843, in Ontario, Canada is a Farmer living in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada. Living with him is his wife, Emily Hardy (age 56) born April 1844 in England. Also living there are his four unmarried children, all born in Ontario, Canada: Gilby J. Hardy (age 24) born November 11, 1876; Jackson B. Hardy (age 22) born November 7, 1878; Emily L. Hardy (age 18) born July 2, 1882; and Gertrude E. Hardy (age 16) born  November 25, 1885.

The 1911 Canadian Census taken on April 14, 1901, shows George Hardy (age 68) born January 1843 in Ontario, Canada is a Farmer living in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada. Living with him is his wife, Emily Hardy (age 67) born April 1844 in England and having emigrated in 1853. Also living there is his unmarried son, Gilby Hardy (age 32) born November 1878 in Ontario, Canada, who is a Farmer's Son. A Scottish Laborer also lives in the household.

George Henry Hardy died 1933 in Unknown at about age 90.

Emily (Gilby) Hardy died February 11, 1935, in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 90.


Emily Gilby and George Henry Hardy, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Kitchener was settled in 1806, named the Hamlet of Berlin in 1825, Village of Berlin from 1853 to 1912, City of Berlin from 1912 to 1916, and City of Kitchener from 1916 forward.


George and Emily were married January 25, 1872 in Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada.


Emily (Gilby) Hardy and Victor Wilson, 1908. The car belonged to Dr. George Buckton Hardy, DDS., who was quite a remarkable man - first a teacher, then a dentist whose office was on Carlton St. opposite Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, then he retired and opened a Nursery and grew plants and flowers. His fiancée died during the plague epidemic and his love life died with her. He had quite a zest for life, and traveled to England in 1900 by ship.


George and Emily's 60th Wedding Anniversary, Sheridan, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada, 1932


Hardy and Wilson Families, Ontario, Canada, 1929


Left to Right: "Ben" and "Daisy" (Hardy) Savage, Alfred and Alisemon (Hardy) Wilson


John Gilby Hardy, Sheridan, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada, about 1900


William Alfred Wilson Birth, 1871, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada