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Oliver Nathaniel Abbey was born April 28, 1828, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Upper Canada, and died October 23, 1898, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Canada, at age 70. Buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Lot 7, Concession 2, of the former Clarke Township, Newtonville, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Isaac "Phineas" Abbey and Lucinda Bradley of Canada West. Oliver was a carpenter and also a farmer.

Elizabeth Jones was born August 3, 1828, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Upper Canada, and died March 10, 1917, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Newcastle District, Ontario, Canada, at age 88. Buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Lot 7, Concession 2, of the former Clarke Township, Newtonville, Ontario, Canada. She is the daughter of Robert Jones of Ireland and Jane Gilmore of Ireland.

Oliver Nathaniel Abbey and Elizabeth Jones were married December 6, 1851, in Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Canada West.

Oliver Nathaniel Abbey and Elizabeth (Jones) Abbey had ten children:

  1. Ellen Jane Abbey: Born September 3, 1852, in Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Canada West; Died October 31, 1943, in Darlington Twp., Ontario, Canada (age 91). Buried in Bowwmanville Cemetery, Darlington Twp., Durham Co., Canada. Married June 24, 1873, in Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Ontario, Canada, to Samuel Smale "Sam" Bragg: Born July 8, 1848, in Darlington Twp., Canada; Died July 19, 1925, in Lot 3 Concession 3, Darlington Twp., Durham Co., Ontario, Canada (age 77).
  2. Henry Abbey: Born April 13, 1854, in Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Canada West; Died February 22, 1908 (age 53).
  3. John Robert Abbey: Born January 7, 1856, in Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Canada West; Died after 1861.
  4. Levi Abbey: Born May 24, 1858, in Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Canada West; Died July 21, 1952, at 1406 Albert Road, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada (age 94). Inurned in Ocean View Crematorium, Burnaby, New Westminster Land District, British Columbia, Canada. (age 94). Married to Mary Emily Bertha Ford: Born April 19, 1868, in Ontario, Canada; Died January 7, 1936, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (age 67).
  5. Lewis Abbey: Born May 24, 1858, in Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Canada West; Died July 18, 1893, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada (age 35). Married 1883 in London, Ontario, Canada, to Esther Emily "Hester" Armstrong: Born August 28, 1863, in Brussels, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada; Died after 1911 in Unknown.
  6. Elizabeth Lorinda Abbey: Born July 3, 1861, in Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Canada West; Died November 5, 1932, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (age 71). Married  September 29, 1887, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, to James Albert Wright: Born November 14, 1857, in Durham Co., Ontario, Canada; Died December 23, 1920, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (age 63).
  7. Martha Clarinda Abbey: Born November 14, 1862, in Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Canada West; Died May 30, 1942, in Los Angeles Co., CA (age 79). Married January 2, 1888, in Newcastle, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada, to George Henry Bingham Hooper: Born March 19, 1844, in Plymouth, County Devon, England; Died December 9, 1902, in Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada (age 58).
  8. Mary L. Abbey: Born May 24, 1864, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Ontario, Canada; Died October 29, 1952, in Brussels, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada (age 88). Married June 21, 1907, in York, Ontario, Canada, to Charles Henry Armstrong, a widower: Born about 1862 in Howick, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada; Died Unknown.
  9. Hattie Anna Abbey: Born July 30, 1866; Died after 1891. Married to Unknown: Born Unknown; Died Unknown. Child was Gerald.
  10. Oliver Alva Abbey: Born December 12, 1869, in Lot 26, Con. 2, Hope Twp., Durham Co., Canada West; Died September 21, 1947, in Fernie District, British Columbia, Canada (age 77). Married about 1890 in Canada, to Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Smale: Born November 1872 in London, England; Died August 29, 1929, in Flagstone, Fernie District, Kootenay, British Columbia, Canada (age 56).



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Ontario was known as: "Upper Canada" from December 26, 1791, to February 10, 1841; "Canada West" from February 10, 1841, to July 1, 1867; and "Ontario" after July 1, 1867.

Oliver Nathaniel Abbey was born April 28, 1828, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Upper Canada.

Elizabeth Jones was born August 3, 1828, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Upper Canada.

Oliver Nathaniel Abbey and Elizabeth Jones were married December 6, 1851, in Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Canada West. Dec. 6, 1851 Abby, Oliver - Hope Jones, Elizabeth - Clarke license witnesses Henry Jones & Martha Jones.

The 1851 Census for Durham Co., Canada West, shows Oliver Abby (age 23) born in Canada is a Carpenter living in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Canada West. Living with him is his wife, Elizabeth Abby (age 22) born in Canada. This is the PDF link to the 1851 Canadian Census for Oliver Nathaniel Abbey in Hope Twp., Durham Co.

The 1861 Census for Durham Co., Canada West, shows Oliver Abby (age 34) is a Farmer living in Clarke Twp. Living with him are his wife Elizabeth Abby (age 34), and children: Ellen Abby (age 9), Henry Abby (age 7), John Abby (age 6), Luis Abby (age 3) and Elizabeth Abby (age 1). All family members were born in Upper Canada.

The 1861 Census for Durham Co., Canada West shows Robert Jones (age 63) is a Farmer living in Clarke Twp. Living with him is Jane Jones (age 54) born in Ireland. Also living there the following Jones members, all unmarried and born in Upper Canada: Thomas Jones (age 23); John Jones (age 21); Alexander Jones (age 13); Martha Jones (age 25); Jane Jones (age 17); and Ellen Jones (age 12).

The 1871 Census for Hope Twp., Durham Co., Canada West, shows Alrien Abby (age 42) is a Farmer living in Hope Twp. Living with him are his wife Elizabeth Abby (age 43), and children: Ellen Abby (age 18), Henry Abby (age 16), John R. Abby (age 14), Levi Abby (age 13); Eliza Abby (age 10); Martha Abby (age 9); Mary Abby (age 7); Hattie Ann Abby (age 3) and Oliver Abby (age 1). All family members were born in Upper Canada.

In 1879 the Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Huron, Ontario shows Oliver Abbey is living in Morris Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada.

The 1881 Census of Morris, Huron North, Canada West shows Olivar Abby (age 53) born 1828 in Ontario is a Farmer of Irish origin and a C. Methodist. Living with him are his wife Elizabeth Abby (age 52) born 1829 in Ontario and of Irish origin and a C. Methodist. Also living there are their children, all C. Methodist and born in Ontario, Canada: Lewis Abby (age 22) a Lawyer; Linda Abby (age 19); Martha Abby (age 18); and Hattie Abby (age 13).

The 1891 Census for Newcastle Twp., Durham Co., Ontario, Canada, shows Elisabeth Abby (age 62) born in Ontario is a widow.

The 1891 Census for St. Marks Ward, City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, taken on May 2, 1891, shows Hattie Abby (age 23) born in Ontario to Ontario-born parents is an unmarried Bookkeeper.

Oliver Nathaniel Abbey died October 23, 1898, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Canada, at age 70. The cause of death was listed as heart disease for one year.


Oliver Nathaniel Abbey Death Record.


The 1901 Canadian Census shows Elizabeth Abby (age 72) born August 3, 1828, in Ontario who can read but not write is a widow living alone in the Village of Newcastle, Durham West, Ontario, Canada.

Mary L. Abbey was married on June 21, 1907.


Mary L. Abbey Marriage Record.


The 1911 Canadian Census taken on June 15, 1911, shows Elizabeth Abby (age 82) born August 1828 in Ontario who can read and write is a widow living alone on Caroline Street, West Ward, Village of Newcastle, East Durham, Ontario, Canada.

Elizabeth (Jones) Abbey died March 10, 1917, in the Village of Newcastle, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada at age 88.


Elizabeth (Jones) Abbey Death Record.


 

Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register

Vol

Pg#

Dist./Co.

Area

Given-name

Surname

Father

Mother

Residence

Birthplace

Birthdate

Bapt-date

Bapt-place

Minister

3

500

Durham

Clarke Twp.

Oliver

Abbey

Isaac

Lucinda

Hope

Hope

1828-04-28

1863-04-28

Clarke

Brock, Rev. Thos.

3

500

Durham

Clarke Twp.

Eliza Lorinda

Abby

Oliver

Elizabeth

Clarke

Clarke

1861-07-03

1863-04-28

Clarke

Brock, Rev. Thos.

2

5

Home

Toronto Circuit

Esther Lane

Abby

Jonathan

Mary Ann

York

Toronto

1846-03-16

1846-08-09

Toronto

Rev.W.M.Harold

3

500

Durham

Clarke Twp.

Levi

Abby

Oliver

Elizabeth

Clarke

Clarke

1858-05-24

1863-04-28

Clarke

Brock, Rev. Thos.

3

500

Durham

Clarke Twp.

Lewis

Abby

Oliver

Elizabeth

Clarke

Clarke

1858-05-24

1863-04-28

Clarke

Brock, Rev. Thos.


 

3

500

Durham

Clarke Twp.

Martha C.

Abby

Oliver

Elizabeth

Clarke

Clarke

1862-11-14

1863-04-28

Clarke

Brock, Rev. Thos.

1

285

Gore

Hamilton

Sarah

Abby

   

Hamilton

Hamilton

1850-01-30

1851-04-13

Hamilton

Wilkinson, Rev.H.

1

285

Gore

Hamilton

William

Abby

   

Hamilton

Hamilton

1847-06-28

1851-04-13

Hamilton

Wilkinson, Rev.H.

 

 

 

 

ABBY 1861 census 044 page 081 line 02
@ca.on.durham.clarke_township section 4
2 ABBY Oliver m 34 Ont none farmer married
3 ABBY {?} Elizabeth f 34 Ont none married
4 ABBY Ellen f 9 Ont none
5 ABBY Henry m 7 Ont none
6 ABBY John m 6 Ont none
7 ABBY Luis m 3 Ont none
8 ABBY Elizabeth f 1 Ont none


Death Certificate for Alexander Jones, brother of Elizabeth Jones, showing parents to be Robert Jones of Ireland and Jane Gilmore of Ireland:



Ontario, Canada Census Index, 1871 Record

"Oliver" Abbey

Name:

Aliren Abbey

Age:

42

Estimated Birth Year:

abt 1829

Gender:

Male

Birth Place:

Ontario

   

Residence District:

Durham East

Residence Location:

Hope

Ethnic Origin:

Dutch

Religion:

Wesleyan Methodist

Occupation:

Laborer

Division:

3

Microfilm Roll:

C-9979

Page:

30

Head of Household Comment:

This person is listed as a head of household.

 

Name:

Oliver Abbey

Event:

Living

Year:

1874

Province:

Ontario

County:

Huron

Place:

Morris Township

Source:

Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Huron, 1879, Cumming Atlas Reprints, Port Elgin, 1920.

Volume/Page:

95

Note:

The province and county are associated with the location of the record source and in some cases may not be the same as the place where the event occured.

 

Maria Ingram was the first child born in Vernlain, Victoria Co., Canada West.

Extracts from the 1891 Federal Census of Assiniboia West, Microfilm #T6426-T6427, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

Alfred Thomas Abbey

1891

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & Regina District

Evelyn Mary Abbey

1891

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & Regina District

Frank Abbey

1891

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & Regina District

Harley Abbey

1891

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & Regina District

Helen Elizabeth Abbey

1891

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & Regina District

Hester Abbey

1891

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & Regina District

Lester K. Abbey

1891

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & Regina District

Lewis Abbey

1891

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & Regina District

Oiver Abbey

1891

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & Regina District

Phoebe Jane Abbey

1891

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & Regina District

Vera E. Abbey

1891

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & Regina District