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

Mary Ann Parks

Female 1845 - 1911  (66 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mary Ann Parks was born 30 May 1845, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died 19 Jul 1911, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

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    • Name: Mary Ann Blatchford
    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-312129
    • Residence: 1891, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist

    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.

    Mary married John Quance Blatchford 25 Nov 1869, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada. John (son of George Blatchford and Elizabeth "Betsy" Quance) was born 4 Jan 1842, , Devonshire, England; died 27 Mar 1921, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. George William Blatchford  Descendancy chart to this point was born Between 1870 and 1871, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died 1 Jun 1922, Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada.
    2. 3. Minnie Blatchford  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1872, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. 4. John Basil Grey "Basil" Blatchford  Descendancy chart to this point was born 30 Sep 1887, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1969, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  George William Blatchford Descendancy chart to this point (1.Mary1) was born Between 1870 and 1871, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died 1 Jun 1922, Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada.

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    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-312130
    • Occupation: 1891, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Moulder
    • Residence: 1891, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist

    Notes:

    BLATCHFORD, GEORGE WILLIAM

    Word was received here (Hespeler) Thursday morning, June 1, 1922, of the death of Mr. Blatchford, a former resident of Hespeler. He was born in Puslinch Township about 50 years ago and moved to Owen Sound from Hespeler some sixteen or eighteen years ago. Besides his wife and family, one sister, Mrs. Griffith of Owen Sound and one brother, Basil of Kitchener, survive.

    -Information from the death certificate: Born in Waterloo County on October 10, ?, son of John Blatchford and Mary Ann Parks. Of 540 - 14th St. W. in Owen Sound. Aged 57 years. Occupation - implement agent.

    A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 1, Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
    Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark


  2. 3.  Minnie Blatchford Descendancy chart to this point (1.Mary1) was born 1872, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

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    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-312131
    • Occupation: 1891, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Woolen Mill Worker
    • Residence: 1891, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist
    • Residence: 1921, Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada


  3. 4.  John Basil Grey "Basil" Blatchford Descendancy chart to this point (1.Mary1) was born 30 Sep 1887, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1969, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

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    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-82481
    • Residence: 1891, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist
    • Residence: 1940, 266 Water St. N., Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
    • Residence: 1949, RR4, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
    • Residence: 1958, 277 Highland Rd. W., Kitchener Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada

    John married Wilhelmina Elizabeth "Minnie" Schuster 29 Jan 1821, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada. Wilhelmina (daughter of Herman Wilhelm Schuster and Catherina "Katie" "Catherine" Boegner) was born 12 Jun 1883, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1958, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]