Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Mary Ann Parks

Female 1845 - 1911  (66 years)


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  • Name Mary Ann Parks 
    Born 30 May 1845  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Ann Blatchford 
    Residence 1891  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-312129 
    Died 19 Jul 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I312129  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father Alexander Parks,   b. 1819, Of, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Eagle,   b. 24 Sep 1827, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1908, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1842 
    Family ID F21390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Quance Blatchford,   b. 4 Jan 1842, , Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1921, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1869  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George William Blatchford,   b. Between 1870 and 1871, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1922, Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     2. Minnie Blatchford,   b. 1872, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Basil Grey "Basil" Blatchford,   b. 30 Sep 1887, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F241190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Very suddenly, at her home on Silver Heights, early Wednesday morning, after suffering a paralytic stroke on Monday. One of Hespeler's most esteemed citizens and one who did a great deal of good in the circles in which she moved. Wife of John T. Blatchford. She was a daughter of the late Alex Parks, born at Puslinch Lake 68 years ago and was married in 1868. She and her husband resided in Puslinch Township, Williamsford and Waterloo Townships, before coming to Hespeler twenty-seven years ago. She was a consistent member of the Methodist Church and was greatly esteemed by a large circle of friends. She leaves her husband, three children, George and Mrs. Griffith of Owen Sound; and Basil, at home; brothers, Will and Wesley J. Parks; sisters, Mrs. Hannah Brown and Mrs. William Hortop. Another sister, Mrs. Howitt died some years ago. The funeral took place from her residence on Fri. , July 21 at 2: 30 to the Hespeler Cemetery for interment.

  • Sources 
    1. [S143] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1901, Hespeler (Village) D-1 Page 4.

    2. [S2208] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1891, Section 1 Page 58.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 May 1845 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Nov 1869 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jul 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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