Elisha Stuart FRANCIS

Elisha Stuart FRANCIS

Male 1828 - 1891  (62 years)

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  • Name Elisha Stuart FRANCIS  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Born 29 Dec 1828  Kilmarnock, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 05 Jan 1891  Northcote, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13
    Buried Northcote, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Person ID I16379  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 Margaret Ann FERGUSON,   b. 27 Jun 1832, Kilmarnock, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jan 1911, Northcote, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1851  Grenville Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William FRANCIS,   b. 16 Jan 1852, Kilmarnock, Grenville Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1904, Northcote, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  []
     2. Jonathon FRANCIS,   b. 08 Oct 1854, Wolford Twp., Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1892, , Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  []
     3. Elisha Stewart FRANCIS,   b. 17 Dec 1856, Wolford Twp., Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Oct 1917, Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  []
     4. Joanna (Annie) FRANCIS,   b. 23 Feb 1857, Wolford Twp., Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1918, Smith's Falls, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. James FRANCIS,   b. 06 Aug 1859, Kilmarnock, Wolford Twp., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1925, Northcote, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Richard FRANCIS,   b. 28 Sep 1861, Wolford Twp., Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1931, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. Rachel FRANCIS,   b. 01 Dec 1863, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1863  []
     8. Merinda (Minnie) FRANCIS,   b. 06 Aug 1865, Northcote, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1930, Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     9. Peter FRANCIS,   b. 20 Jun 1868, Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jan 1935, Toledo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     10. Samuel FRANCIS,   b. 08 Aug 1870, Northcote, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Apr 1932, Trenton, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     11. Arthur Ferguson FRANCIS,   b. 17 Dec 1875, Admaston Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1876, Admaston Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     12. Allen Henry FRANCIS,   b. 25 May 1878, Homestead, Admaston Twp., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Sep 1939, Northcote, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Family ID F7392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    16-Elisha & Margaret Ann Francis family home
    16-Elisha & Margaret Ann Francis family home
    Tintype photo of the first home of Elisha and Margaret Ann on the Francis homestead at Northcote. Later a brick home was erected.
    The family present is thought to be Richard, Samuel, Elisha, Margaret, Minnie, Joanna, Peter. Margaret Ann appears to be pregnant and her next sons were b. 1876 and 1878.
    16-Elisha Francis and Margaret Ann nee Ferguson
    16-Elisha Francis and Margaret Ann nee Ferguson
    Elisha and Margaret Ann nee Ferguson Francis were the first generation in Northcote coming from Grenville Co., Ontario
    16-Elisha Francis
    16-Elisha Francis
    3233-Wolford Chapel
    3233-Wolford Chapel
    Church attended by first Francis family in Ontario. Elisha b. 1828 was a Sunday School teacher here. His parents are buried in this cemetery. Wolford Twp., Grenville Co., Ontario

    Documents
    16-Elisha Francis Church Membership
    16-Elisha Francis Church Membership
    16-Elisha Francis Obituary
    16-Elisha Francis Obituary
    Source likely from Renfrew newspaper

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Francis plot
    Gravestone-Francis plot
    Francis plot at Rosebank Cemetery includes
    Elisha Stewart & Margaret Ann nee Ferguson Francis (to left of pic)
    their son Elisha Stewart & Annie nee Toner Francis (grey headstones & markers)
    their son Elisha & Mary Ellen nee Smith Francis (Footstones)
    their son Herb & Gladys nee Bates Francis (black headstone) taken by Fay Bennett
    Gravestone-Francis, Elisha  & Margaret Ann nee Ferguson
    Gravestone-Francis, Elisha & Margaret Ann nee Ferguson
    Rosebank Cemetery, Admaston Twp

    taken by Fay Bennett
    Rosebank Cemetery Plaque
    Rosebank Cemetery Plaque
    Rosebank Cemetery, Admaston Twp

    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
    16-Exerpts from The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years Part 2
    16-Exerpts from The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years Part 2
    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
    Chapter Two - Elisha and Margaret Ann Francis
    16-Exerpts from The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years Part Bibliography
    16-Exerpts from The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years Part Bibliography
    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
    Table of Pictures & Bibliography

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

    2. [S464] Founding Families of Admaston, Horton & Renfrew Village.

    3. [S628] land Registry Documents, Land Registry Office, Pembroke, Ontario.

    4. [S134] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Admaston Twp., - 1871.

    5. [S135] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Admaston Twp., - 1881.

    6. [S847] The Admaston Heritage Book, Carol Bennett and The Balsam Hill Women's Institute, (Name: Juniper Books;).

    7. [S110] Census - Canada, Ontario, Grenville Co., Wolford Twp., - 1851.

    8. [S851] The Francis Family by Henry Rose 30/04/21.

    9. [S776] Plaque at Rosebank Cemetery.

    10. [S111] Census - Canada, Ontario, Grenville Co., Wolford Twp., - 1861.

    11. [S899] Vital Statistics of Ontario- Death Certificate of Elisha Francis, (Name: LDS;), 014354 91 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S729] Obituary of Elisha Francis in Renfrew Mercury.

    13. [S3] "Ontario Death Registrations Online at Ancestry.ca", FamilyTree.Com, (Name: Subscription www.ancestry.ca;), # 011354 Admaston Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Elisha Francis d. Jan 5 1891 age 62 farmer; parlysis 4 yrs; Dr James Mann; informant: Mrs Margaret A Francis, Admaston; Apr 1 1891; methodist

    14. [S499] Gravestone of Elisha Stuart Francis.