Armstrong, Elizabeth Mary

Birth Name Armstrong, Elizabeth Mary
Birth Name ?Robinson, 1st Mary/Elisabeth
Birth Name Robinson, 3rd Mary
Birth Name Robinson, 4th Mary
Gender female
Age at Death 73 years, 10 months, 17 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1832 Ireland   1a
Birth about 1833 Ireland 1861 Census  
Birth 1831 Ireland 1871 Census, 1901 Census 2a
Birth about 1831   1881 Canada Census "origin = Irish" 3a
Immigration 1835     4a
Census 1861-01-14 Amaranth, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Note other Joshua, Mary, kids lns 11-14 5a 5b 5c
Census 1871-04-02 Amaranth, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada   2a 6a
Census 1881-04-04 Amaranth, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada good evidence but still not sure ours 3a
Event Note

Amaranth changed from Wellington County to Dufferin County in 1881 - see

Census 1891-04-24 Amaranth, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada See Note  
Event Note

This is the first time I have found Mary E (presumably Elisabeth) connected in one name. -SJL

Census 1901-03-31 Wellington County, Ontario, Canada   4a
Event Note

1901 Canada Census

Joshaua (sic) 70 and Elizabeth (70) Leader, daughter Mary E Leader 30, granddaughter Elizabeth Burgress 17, and their "domestic" Louis Middleton 15. Joshaua b England, Elizabeth Ireland, and rest Ontario. J All Methodist except Louis who is a United Brethren.

Death 1905-11-18     1a 1b


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
         Armstrong, Elizabeth Mary 1832 1905-11-18
    Sister      about 1833 1908-10-15


Family of Leader, 2nd Joshua and Armstrong, Elizabeth Mary

Married Husband Leader, 2nd Joshua ( * 1831-10-00 + 1905-05-18 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
[Living], [Living]
Leader, Mary
Leader, Annabout 1857
Leader, Annabout 1857
Leader, Margery Mariaabout 1858
Leader, James Henry1858-09-241909-12-14
Leader, Johnabout 1859
Leader, Janeabout 1859
Leader, Elizabeth Ellenabout 1860
Leader, Isabella (?Elizabeth Ellen mistranscription?)1860-09-101935-06-29
Leader, Margret Janeabout 1863
Leader, William Thomas1864-10-221937-04-22
Leader, Elisabeth or Mary E1870-10-09
Leader, Joshua or Joshua Eabout 18711915-02-14


Type Value Notes Sources
Merged Gramps ID I0667
Merged Gramps ID I0669
Merged Gramps ID I0673

Source References

  1. Dufferin County Museum: Dufferin County Museum & Archives
      • Page: Gravestone Inscriptons of Greenwood Cemetery; WT Leader A Duke J and E Leader gravestone inscription.pdf, WT Leader A Duke J and E Leader gravestone inscription 2.pdf
      • Date: 1905-11-30
      • Page: Grand Valley Star and Vidette; 1905 E Armstrong Leader death notice Grand Valley Star and Vidette.pdf
      • Citation:

        "Elizabeth Armstrong, relict of the late Joshua
        Leader, died at the residence of her son-in-law, lot
        17, con. 3, Amaranth township on Friday last, aged
        76 years. Deceased and her husband who died a
        short ?me ago were old se?lers of Amaranth. The
        funeral took place to Greenwood cemetery,
        Orangeville, Sunday.—Economist"

        So that will be at the home of whichever son took over the farm. - SJL

  2. 1871 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1871/Canada/ON/Wellington North/35/Amaranth/G/36/C-9950; 1871 Canada Census a Joshua and Elizabeth 4396751_00211.pdf
      • Citation:

        Leader: Joshua 41, Elizabeth 40, James Henry 14, Marjory Maria 13, Elizabeth Ellen 11, Margaret Jane 8, William Thomas 6. Joshua b England, Elizabeth Ireland, children Ontario. All Church of England. Joshua is a farmer and all children are going to school.


  3. 1881 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1881 Canada Census/Amaranth, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada /153/1/105/747229/462/C-13260; 1881 Joshua and Elizabeth e008192880.pdf
      • Citation:

        Leader: Joshua 50, Elizabeth 50, James H 24, Margery 22, Isabella 20, Margret [sic] 18,  William 16, Joshua 10, Elizabeth 5.

        Born: Joshua England, Elizabeth Ireland, and all children Ontario. All PMC, and only Joshua jr going to school. Joshua sr is a farmer.

  4. 1901 Census of Canada
      • Page: 101/Canada/ON/Wellington North/A/pg 8; Wellington (north/nord), Ontario, Canada; 1901 Canada Census Joshua Leader and family z000113792.pdf
      • Citation:

        Joshaua [sic] Leader, head, 70; Elizabeth Leader 70, wife, b Ireland; Mary E Leader, daughter, 30, Ontario; Elizabeth Burgus [sic], grandaughter, Onario; Louis Middleton, domestic, 15, Ontario.

        [Granddaughter probably Burgess - b 4 June 1885 (based on being 16 - year not clear - SJL]

  5. Public Archives of Canada, Microfilmed 1954/5: 1861 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1861/Canada/ON/Wellington/1/Amaranth/pg 68/lns 1-2; 1861 kids of the second Joshua 4108431_00531.pdf
      • Page: 1861/Canada/ON/Wellington/1/Amaranth/pg 67/lines 11-14; 1861 Other Joshuas 2 lots 4108431_00529.pdf
      • Citation:

        1. Leader: Joshua 31 b. England,  Mary 27 b. Ireland, Ann 4, John 2 both b Upper Canada. All English Church. 1 story log cabin, 100 acres;

        2. Leader: Joshua 30, Mary 28 b. Ireland, Ann 4, Jane 2 b. Upper Canada. All English Church.  1 story log cabin, 100 acres.

         The Agricultural Census also lists 2 Joshuas lns 17 & 23, but lot appears to be the same though usages differ.


      • Page: 1861 Census Canada/ON/E 1/2 17/Wellington/1/Amaranth/pg 72; 1861 Other Joshua 2 lots of land Agric 4108431_00539.pdf
  6. RootsWeb
      • Page: Member's areas:; 1871 Gazetteer for Amaranth Township.htm
      • Citation:

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