Foisie, LENA

Birth Name Foisie, LENA
Gender female
Age at Death 88 years

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1863 Ontario, Canada 1871 Census - 1864
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Residence 1871 Bentinck, Grey, Grey County, Ontario, Canada 1871 Census
Event Note

1871 Census of Canada:
Foisie:  Louis 40, Mary 40, Ann 16, Emma 14, Elizabeth 11, Lenna 7, Joshua 6, Ezeikiel 3, and John 10mths (b. June).
Born: Louis - Q [Quebec?], Mary England, children all Ontario.
Religion: Methodist Episcopal [transcriber's decision]
Origin:Mary - English, Louis and children - French
Occupation: Louis is a Farmer.

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Residence 1880-03-08 Bentinck, Grey, Grey County, Ontario, Canada  
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Marriage 1880-03-08 Allenford, Arran-Elderslie, Bruce, Ontario, Arran-Elderslie Township, Bruce, Ontario, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Thomas MacBeth (MacBeath in record)
Event Note

001468/80 (Bruce Co) Thomas McBEATH, 30, farmer, Scotland, Amabel, s/o Malcolm & Elizabeth McBEATH, married Lena FOISIE, 16, Canada, Bentinck, d/o Luis & Mary FOISIE, witn: Andrew McBEATH & Richard EVANS both of Amabel, 8 March 1880, Allenford
- RootsWeb transcript

- Note: is second Foisie/Mcbeath marriage.

Note: is seond Foisie/Mcbeath marriage

The Register adds religion: Thomas - Presbyterian, Lena - Methodist; married by A Clark; residence when married: Amabel, Bruce Co.

[Looks like Thomas may have fudged his age down to 30 - possibly because he was marrying a 16 year old; actual age 39. - SJL]

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Residence 1881-04-04 Amabel, South Bruce Peninsula, Bruce, Ontario, South Bruce Peninsula, Bruce, Ontario, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada  
Event Note

1881 Census of Canada:
M Beath [sic]:  Thomas 33, Lena 17, Malcolm 4/12 (Dec).
Thomas is born in Scotland, Lena and Malcolm in Ontario.
Religion: C Presb
Origin: Thomas and Malcom - Scotch, Lena - French
Occupation: Thomas - Farmer.

[NB Thomas claiming 1848 for birth date.]

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Residence 1891-04-15 Amabel, South Bruce Peninsula, Bruce, Ontario, South Bruce Peninsula, Bruce, Ontario, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada  
Event Note

1891 Census of Canada:
McBeath: Thos 47, Lena 27, Malcolm 10, Lena 9, Ella 7, Olive 3, James 6/12.
Thos was born in Scotland as was his Father and Mother.
Lena was born in Ontario, her Father in Eng (!) and her Mother in "Tub" [Quebec?]
Children: all in Ontario
Religion: all - C Presb [farther down page others are just Presb]
Thos's occupation: Farmer
Thos, Lena, and Malcolm can read and write English.
NB Thos claiming 1844 as birth date.

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Emigration 1891 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada from Ontario - see Note
Event Note

"Lena traveled from Ontario to Portage la Prairie in a Red River Ox-cart. Grandma [Ella MacBeth] was a tiny child." ref CWTWL

This trip was to travel to the new homestead her husband, Thomas MacBeth, had established at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. - SJL

 
Residence 1901-03-31 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada 1901 Canada Census
Event Note

1901 Census of Canada:
McBeth: Thomas (56 - b 5 Jan 1845), Lena (36 - b. 20 July 1864), Malcom (20 - b.  2 Feb 1880), Lena E (18 - b. 26 March 1882), Ellen (?) M (16 -  b. 4 April 1889?), Olive E or C (13 - b. 19 Sept 1883), James J (10 - b. 19 Sept [unclear]).
Born: Thomas is born in Scotland and immigrated in 1852. [NB Thomas consistently reports his age as four years younger from arrival in Canada/marriage to Lena]. Everyone else is born in rural Manitoba.
Origin: Thomas and children: Scotch; Lena: French.
Nationality: Canadian - all.
Religion: Presb - all.
Profession/Trade - Status - Months - Income:
Thomas: Cattle [Breeder?] - Working on own account -  $175 [crossed out];
Malcom [unclear - Printer?] - Employee - 12 - $300;
Lena E  - Dressmaker - Employee - 12 - $250;
Ellen (?) M - Dressmaker - Employee - 12 - $200;
Olive E and James J have been in school for 10 months this year.
All read, write, and speak English.

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Residence 1906-07-17 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Sixth (?) Street
Event Note

1906 Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
McBeath: Thos 65 (68?), Lena 45, Olive 18, James 15;
Born: Thos - Scotland; All else - O
Immigrated: 1853
Horses: 1
Milch cows: 2
Other [?horned ? cattle all ages?]: 3

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Death 1951    
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Burial 1951 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Hillside
Event Note

Lena MCBEATH
Hillside, Section 228, Portage la Prairie Cemetery
Portage La Prairie R. M., Manitoba

McBEATH

Thomas
1841-1913

Lena
1863-1951

CanadianHeadstones.com (image available)

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Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Foisie, LOUIS
Mother Johnson, MARY
    Sister     Foisie, Mary Jane
    Sister     Foisie, Sarah Anna
    Sister     Foisie, Emma
    Sister     Foisie, [Living]
         Foisie, LENA
    Brother     Foisie, Joshua
    Brother     Foisie, [Living]
    Brother     Foisie, Louis John
    Brother     Foisie, [Living]
    Brother     Foisie, [Living]
    Sister     Foisie, ?Johanna

Families

    Family of Mcbeath, THOMAS MALCOLM and Foisie, LENA
Married Husband Mcbeath, THOMAS MALCOLM
  Children
  1. Mcbeath, Malcom Peter
  2. Mcbeath, Lena Emma
  3. Mcbeath, ELLA MARY
  4. Mcbeath, Olive Edith
  5. Mcbeath, James Joshua

Media

Pedigree

  1. Foisie, LOUIS
    1. Johnson, MARY
      1. Foisie, [Living]
      2. Foisie, [Living]
      3. Foisie, [Living]
      4. Foisie, [Living]
      5. Foisie, ?Johanna
      6. Foisie, Mary Jane
      7. Foisie, Sarah Anna
      8. Foisie, Emma
      9. Foisie, LENA
        1. Mcbeath, THOMAS MALCOLM
          1. Mcbeath, Malcom Peter
          2. Mcbeath, Lena Emma
          3. Mcbeath, ELLA MARY
          4. Mcbeath, Olive Edith
          5. Mcbeath, James Joshua
      10. Foisie, Joshua
      11. Foisie, Louis John

Ancestors

Source References

  1. 1871 Census of Canada
      • Page: ON/District No 36 South Grey/Township of Bentink Div No 2/page 48/lines 5-13; 1871CensusofCanadaForLouisFoisie.jpg
  2. Canadian Headstones: Manitoba
      • Page: http://canadianheadstones.com/mb/view.php?id=7877; Thomas and Lena McBeath c080_mcbeath_t_id7876.jpg
  3. RootsWeb transcript - BMD Ontario
      • Page: Bruce County 1880 - 001468/80; rootsweb transcripts homepages.txt
  4. Ontario BMD Online
      • Page: #001468, MS932_32; Reel: 32; OntarioCanadaMarriages1801-1928ForLenaFoisie.jpg.
  5. 1881 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1881/Canada/ON/177/North Bruce/Twnsp of Amabel/Div 1/pg 28/lns 13-15; CC1881 Ths and Lena e008205315.pdf
  6. 1891 Census of Canada
      • Page: Canada/1891/Ontario/42/North Bruce/AMabel/Div 1/PG 21/ lns 4-10; CC1891 Ths and Lena 30953_148130-00115.pdf
  7. 1901 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1901/Canada/MN/#8/MacDonald/District L/Sub 69 (crossed out and 1 added)/PortagelaPrairie/pg 10/lns 16-22; CC1901 Ths and Lena z000016929.pdf
  8. 1906 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1906/Census of Canada/MN/Portage la Prairie/19/pg 49/ln 37-40; 1906 Census of Canada Thos and Lena Mcbeath e001203956