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

Mary Hoggart "Marsy" Hopkin[1]

Female 1839 - 1914  (74 years)


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  • Name Mary Hoggart "Marsy" Hopkin 
    Born 5 Nov 1839  , Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 10 Jan 1841  Kilmaurs, , AYR, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Hoggart "Marsy" Melvin 
    Residence 1860  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1891  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338690 
    Died 4 Sep 1914  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Cause: Apoplexy (2 months) 
    Buried 6 Sep 1914  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I338690  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Family David Lees Melvin,   b. 10 May 1833, Riccarton, Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1904, Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1860  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Jean Melvin
     2. Mary Melvin,   b. 26 Jan 1861, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1938, Wolverton, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. James Melvin,   b. 1862, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Agnes Melvin,   b. 1864, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John Melvin,   b. 26 Feb 1866, Sebringville, Ellice Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1936, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Janet Melvin,   b. 1868, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. David Lees Melvin,   b. 1870, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Albert Robertson Melvin,   b. 20 Feb 1874, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1943, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     9. Sarah Lillian Melvin,   b. 22 Sep 1877, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Charlotte Melvin,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. George L. Melvin,   b. 1881, , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1903, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F247791  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died In Ayr, on Friday, September 4, at 2.40 o'clock a.m. Mary Hogarth Relict of the late David Melvin In her 75th year. The Funeral Will take place from her late residence, Bruce street, on Sunday, September 6, at 3 o'clock p.m., to Ayr cemetery. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation. [no year given - tombstone inscription - 1914]

      Waterloo Historical Society Death Notices Collection - photocopies

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      Mrs. David Melvin - Another old and highly respected resident of Ayr passed away Friday in the person of Mary Hogarth, relict of the late Hugh Melvin. Mrs. Melvin was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, on November 5th, 1839, and after her arrival in this country, was married to Mr. David Melvin, in Ayr, in 1860, by the late Rev. Mr. Ritchie. Mrs. Melvin leaves behind her a family of eight, consisting of four sons: James of North Battleford; John and David of Galt; Albert of Ayr also four daughters: Mrs. James Hoggarth, Wolverton; Mrs. Wm. Anderson, Beachville; Miss Lottie, Toronto; Mrs. D. MacDonald, Ayr, to all of whom the sympathy of a large circle of friends is extended. The funeral took place Sunday afternoon to Ayr cemetery and was largely attended by her friends and acquaintances, who deeply mourn her loss.

      The Ayr News Sep 10 1914 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Jean Cuthbertson Born: Ayr Age: 25 Father: Hugh Cuthbertson Mother: Agnes Date Born: abt 1873 Spouse: Albert Melvin Age: 24 born: Stratford Father: David Melvin Mother: Mary Hogarth married 23 Nov 1898 married: Waterloo

    2. [S564] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1891, pg 1.

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] David L. Melvin/ 1833 - 1904/ Mary Hoggareth [sic]/ 1839 - 1914/ Melvin [Back/West] George L. Melvin/ 1881 - 1903/ Baby Macdonald [A] Mother [B] Sherman

    4. [S1609] Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, Indexing Project (Batch) Number C11598-4 System Origin Scotland-VR GS Film number 1041388 Reference ID - 2:16FC2D4.
      Hopkin Christening Date 10 Jan 1841 Christening Place , KILMAURS, AYR, SCOTLAND Birth Date 05 Nov 1839 Father's Name John Hopkin Mother's Name Mary Hoggarth

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      David Melvin, 24, res. Blenheim, b. Scotland, son of James and Agnes (Lees), married 2 Nov 1860 Mary Hopkin, 20, res. Ayr, b. Scotland, daughter of John and Mary (Hogarth)

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Nov 1839 - , Ayrshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 10 Jan 1841 - Kilmaurs, , Ayr, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Nov 1860 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Apoplexy (2 months) - 4 Sep 1914 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Sep 1914 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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