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Leah Martins[1, 2]

Female 1794 - 1871  (77 years)


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  • Name Leah Martins 
    Born 1794  , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Playford 
    Residence 1825  Corpusty, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1851  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Wesleyan Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-110747 
    Died 1871  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Rushes Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I110747  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Family Thomas Playford,   b. 1794, Corpusty, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1856, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1818  Corpusty, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Thomas Playford,   b. 25 May 1819, Corpusty, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1872, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Samuel M. Playford,   b. 4 Feb 1821, Corpusty, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1892, Wroxeter, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Stephen Playford,   b. 1824, Corpusty, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1899  (Age 75 years)
     4. Sarah Playford,   b. 1828, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John Playford,   b. 31 Jan 1832, Corpusty, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1916  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F37672  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Kennedy Birth Place: Ireland Residence: Wellesley Township Age: 26 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832 Father Name: Thomas Mother Name: Sarah Spouse Name: Sarah Miller Spouse's Age: 29 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829 Spouse Birth Place: England Spouse residence: Wellesley Township Spouse Father Name: Thomas Spouse Mother Name: Leah Playford Marriage Date: 2 Jan 1858 Marriage County: Waterloo

    2. [S2633] Norfolk, England, Bishop's Transcripts, 1579-1935.
      Name:Thomas Playford
      Gender:Male
      Record Type:Marriage
      Marriage Date:12 Jul 1818
      Marriage Place:Corpusty, Norfolk, England
      Spouse:Leah Martins
      FHL Film Number:1278919

    3. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 24.
      Thomas Playford 55 England farmer W. Methodist
      Leah 56 England
      John 30 England labourer
      Andrew Miller 28 Ireland labourer
      Sarah 23 England
      John 5 Canada
      Alexander 1 Canada

    4. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 24.

    5. [S241] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Rushes CC#4536 Waterloo Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.
      [Front] Leah Playford/ Died/ June 4, 1915/ Aged 60 years/ Caroline Mary Playford/ Wife of W. Uttley died Jan. 1, 1921/ Aged 57 yrs. 8 mos.

      [Left] Stephen Playford/ Died/ Mar. 19, 1899/ Aged 74 years/ Caroline Bird/ Wife of/ Stephen Playford/ Died,/ June 27, 1872/ Aged 40 years/ Dying is but going home/ Ellen Playford/ Died/ Feb. 12, 1908/ In her 55 year

      [Back] Thomas/ Died/ Nov. 17, 1856/ Aged 8 years/ Elizabeth/ died/ Aug. 22, 1895/ Aged 44 years/ 7 ms. & 1 day/ Children of Stephen & Caroline/ Playford/ Blessed are the dead which die/ In the Lord/ Rev. SIV 8

      [Right] Thomas Playford/ Died/ Sep. 14, 1856/ Aged 60 years/ Also his wife/ Leah/ died 1871/ Aged 77 years

    6. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, R., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, R. (1794). Leah Playford (1794-1871) - Find A Grave Memorial. Retrieved 18 May 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/146613368/leah-playford.

    7. [S2302] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 (Ancestry.com).
      Name:Stephen Playford
      Gender:Male
      Baptism Date:23 Jan 1825
      Baptism Place:Corpusty, Norfolk, England
      Father:Thomas Playford
      Mother:Leah
      FHL Film Number:1278924
      Reference ID:item 5

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1794 - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jul 1818 - Corpusty, , Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1825 - Corpusty, , Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Wesleyan Methodist - 1851 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1871 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rushes Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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