Samuel M. FRANCIS

Samuel M. FRANCIS

Male 1815 - 1885  (70 years)

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  • Name Samuel M. FRANCIS  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 15 Jan 1815  Lissacurran, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Aug 1885  Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Buried Renfrew Public Cemetery, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I14937  Fay's Family Connections
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2013 

    Father James FRANCIS,   b. 21 Jul 1784, , , Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1875, Merrickville, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Rachel STUART,   b. 1784, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Nov 1848, Merrickville, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F6873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Marinda WOOD,   b. 24 Dec 1826, North Augusta, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jun 1891, Muscatine, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1849  Augusta Twp., Leeds & Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Arthur Vancamp FRANCIS,   b. 23 May 1851, Horton Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Natural]
     2. Peter Wood FRANCIS,   b. 17 Apr 1853, Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1924, Muscatine, Iowa, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Eleanora FRANCIS,   b. 11 Jun 1857,   d. 02 Mar 1859  (Age 1 years)  [Natural]
     4. Eleanora Anna FRANCIS,   b. 21 Nov 1860, Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1900, Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)  [Natural]
     5. Effa FRANCIS,   b. 01 Dec 1865,   d. 01 Dec 1865  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
     6. Samuel FRANCIS,   b. 24 Dec 1867, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Aug 1868  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F6880  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    3233-Francis, Samuel
    3233-Francis, Samuel
    son of James & Rachel Francis.
    3233-Francis, Samuel & Lydia family
    3233-Francis, Samuel & Lydia family
    3233-Francis, Samuel & Lydia home
    3233-Francis, Samuel & Lydia home
    Home of Samuel Francis called Valley Cottage, 1881
    Samuel, Lydia, Eleanor & W.H.Kearney

    Documents
    3233-Francis, Samuel newspaper clipping
    3233-Francis, Samuel newspaper clipping
    An enlarged Newspaper clipping from “Ottawa Evening Citizen” dated November 24, 1934 in
    “Reminiscences...”

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Francis, Samuel M. & Lydia nee Wood
    Gravestone-Francis, Samuel M. & Lydia nee Wood
    names recorded on all 4 sides of each pillar
    Thomsonhill Cemetery, Renfrew, Ontario
    (also called Renfrew Public Cemetery, Thomsonville Cemetery)
    taken by Fay Bennett
    Gravestone-Francis, Samuel
    Gravestone-Francis, Samuel
    closeup of inscription for Samuel on Kearney/Francis gravestone
    Thomsonhill Cemetery, Renfrew, Ontario
    (also called Renfrew Public Cemetery, Thomsonville Cemetery)
    Gravestone-Francis, Lydia nee Wood & Kearney, Eleanor nee Francis
    Gravestone-Francis, Lydia nee Wood & Kearney, Eleanor nee Francis
    Thomsonhill Cemetery, Renfrew, Ontario
    (also called Renfrew Public Cemetery, Thomsonville Cemetery)

    Histories
    16-Exerpts from The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years Part 1
    16-Exerpts from The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years Part 1
    The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years, A Story of Pioneers and Their Descendants 1822 to 1997 by Fay E. Bennett and J. Allen Francis
    Prologue and Chapter One

  • Sources 
    1. [S707] Newspaper - Births, Deaths and Marriages Abstracts From the Renfrew Mercury 1871 - 1924, Church, Les & Aldine.

    2. [S720] Newspaper -Births, Marriages and Deaths Abstracts from the Almonte Gazette, 1867-1890, Jean I. Steel and Dawn H. Leduc, (Name: Volumes 1 - 8;).

    3. [S743] Obituary of Samuel Francis.

    4. [S165] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Renfrew Village - 1871.

    5. [S267] Crown Deed of Samuel Francis, Copy Held by Fay Bennett; Original Held by Mrs. Barclay Dick (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S3] "Ontario Death Registrations Online at Ancestry.ca", FamilyTree.Com, (Name: Subscription www.ancestry.ca;), # 015335 Renfrew, Renfrew Co., Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Samuel Francis d. Aug 23 1855 age 70 yrs; axe maker; b. Co Armagh, Ireland; heart disease ;

    7. [S873] Thomsonville Cemetery Gravestone for Samuel Francis.

    8. [S864] The Story of Renfrew by Smallwood.

    9. [S150] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Horton Twp., - 1851.

    10. [S715] Newspaper - Renfrew Mercury, Newspaper Archive - Paper of Record, (Name: http://www.paperofrecord.com/Default.asp;), Aug 28 1885 (Reliability: 3).
      Francis - In Renfrew, on Sunday, 23rd inst. Samuel Francis, aged 70 yrs

    11. [S338] Family Bible of Samuel Francis.