Descendants of John & Eleanor GREAVES


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1. John GREAVES was born in 1796 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland1,2 and died on May 18, 1879 in Elizabethtown, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada aged 83.

"John Greaves and his wife, Eleanor. their infant son, Edward and daughter Jane came from Ireland aboard a sailing vessel in the early 1800's; presumably they landed in Quebec City. They came to Brockville, Ontario and proceeded to establish their home in this new land. They had a family of four sons and two (four) daughters who all grew up and married in that district. Three sons, Edward, George, and Samuel and their wives decided to come up to the new county of Bruce."

Events

He emigrated from , , , Ireland about 1832.

He worked as a farmer in 1851 in Elizabethtown, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada.

John resided in Elizabethtown, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada in 1861 .

John married Eleanor ROWSOME about 1827 in , , , Ireland. Eleanor was born in 1803 in , Wexford, Leinster, Ireland1,3 and died on January 10, 1886 in Elizabethtown, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada3 aged 83.

Events

Eleanor resided in Elizabethtown, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada in 1881 .

Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. Edward GREAVES was born on April 30, 1828 in , , , Ireland, died in 1922 in , Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada4 aged 94, and was buried in Paisley Cemetery, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

   3 F    ii. Jane GREAVES was born in 1831 in , , , Ireland.1

+ 4 M    iii. George GREAVES was born on March 19, 1835 in Elizabethtown, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada,1,5 died on October 18, 1912 in , Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada5,6 aged 77, and was buried in Paisley Cemetery, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

+ 5 M    iv. Samuel GREAVES was born on October 9, 1835 in Elizabethtown, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada,4,7 died on June 8, 1906 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada4,6 aged 70, and was buried in Paisley Cemetery, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

   6 M    v. Henry GREAVES was born in 1839 in Elizabethtown, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada.1

   7 F    vi. Sarah Ann GREAVES was born in 1842 in Elizabethtown, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada.1

   8 F    vii. Martha GREAVES was born in 1843 in Elizabethtown, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada.1

Martha married Brittain ELLIS, son of Richard ELLIS and Hannah (__?__), on September 22, 1869.8 Brittain was born in 1832 in , , Canada West.8

Marriage Ceremony conducted by Rev. J. Ogden witnessed by England Ellis of Kitley and Emily Greaves of Elizabethtownf.

   9 F    viii. Emaline GREAVES was born in 1845 in Elizabethtown, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada.1

Emaline married Robert MORRISON, son of Alexander MORRISON and Eleanor (__?__), on March 15, 1872 in Kitley Twp, Leeds Co, Ontario, Canada.8 Robert was born in 1848 in , , Canada West.

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