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Frances True MacKenzie
Female 1873 - 1914


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  • Birth  28 Jul 1873  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Died  1914  Port Arthur, Thunderbay District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Misfortune  20 Jul 1915 
    killed by train 
    Name  Frances True Hedley 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-33297 
    Buried  Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I33297  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Mar 2019 

    Father  Rev. Gaden Crawford MacKenzie,   b. CALC 22 Jan 1837, Danville, , Qu├ębec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1920, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Helen Boomer,   b. 1844, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  2 Jun 1864  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F8692  Group Sheet

    Family  Rev. Charles Wilkinson Hedley, M. A.,   b. 8 Dec 1865, Amherstburg, Essex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1938 
    Children 
     1. Helen Elizabeth Hendly,   b. 1903,   d. 1914
    Family ID  F26497  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Norman's sister, Frances True Mackenzie, who was married to Canon Charles Wilkinson Hedley, was killed by a train in Port Arthur, Ontario. Frances had run onto a bridge to save her daughter, Helen Elizabeth Hedley. The train also injured Helen and, after staying in a hospital for five days, Helen died on July 25, 1915

  • Sources 
    1. [S528] Book - Ontarian Families Genealogies of United Empire Loyalists and other Pioneer Families of Upper Canada, Vol 1 Pg 87.

    2. [S505] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Trinity Anglican (Galt) CC#4497 Internet Link .
      Sacred to the memory of/ Frances True, daughter of/ Archdeacon and Helen MacKenzie/ wife of Revd. Canon C. W. Hedley M. A./ born 1873 entered into rest 1914/ also/ Helen Elizabeth , eldest daughter of/ Canon and Mrs. Hedley/ born 1903, fell asleep 1914/ They were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death, they were not divided/

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 28 Jul 1873 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1914 - Port Arthur, Thunderbay District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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