John & Margaret Coldridge of Ontario

John COLDRIDGE, born in Ontario in 1851, is the eldest son of Daniel & Mary Jane COLDRIDGE. He married Margaret in 1874 and subsequently lived in Holland, Grey County, Ontario where they had at least 4 children:

John COLERIDGE's marriage, age 24, to Mary Letitia QUINTON, age 22, was recorded on 21st July 1874 in Euphrasia, Grey, Ontario. John's occupation is given as farmer.

1881 census for Ontario

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Holland
Grey North
Ontario
John COLDRIDGE
Margerit COLDRIDGE
Mary Jane COLDRIDGE
Margerit L COLDRIDGE
John Henry COLDRIDGE
29
29
6
4
2
Head Agent

Going to School

In 1881 John is recorded in Holland, Grey County with his wife Margaret and 3 young children. The following Ontario records give the father as John COLDRIDGE or COLRIDGE:

Margaret Lititia COLDRIDGE's birth was recorded on 31st May 1876 in Holland Township.

John Henry COLRIDGE's birth was recorded on 20th June 1878 in Holland Township.

James COLRIDGE's birth was recorded on 5th July 1885 in Holland, Grey, Ontario.

James COLRIDGE's death was recorded on 5th July 1886 in Holland, Grey, Ontario. [†]

1901 census for Ontario

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Holland
Grey North
Ontario
John COLDRIDGE
Margret L COLDRIDGE
Margret L COLDRIDGE
John H COLDRIDGE
49
49
24
22
Head
Wife
Daughter
Son
Shipboard (?) Agent

In 1901 John & Margaret are still in Holland with 2 of their children. The following records were found for John & Margaret's older daughter's marriage, and the birth of their granddaughter:

Mary Jane COLERIDGE's marriage, age 26, to Frederick Eugene WICKHAM, farmer, widow, age 33, was recorded on 10th October 1900 in Walters Falls, Grey, Ontario.

Florence Letitia WICKHAM's birth was recorded on 5th March 1902 in Euphrasia, Grey, Ontario. Her parents are given as Frederick J WICKHAM & Mary Jane COLERIDGE.

Milton Eugene WICKHAM's birth was recorded on 25th August 1905 in Euphrasia, Grey, Ontario. His parents are given as F E WICKHAM & Mary Jane COLERIDGE.

1911 census for Ontario

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Owen Sound
Grey North
Ontario
Jno COLDRIDGE
Margaret COLDRIDGE
John Henry COLDRIDGE
60
59
32
Head
Wife
Son
Machinist

Labourer

In 1911 John & Margaret and their son John Henry are living in Owen Sound. A year after the census there is a record of John Henry's marriage and the birth of his daughter:

John Henry COLERIDGE's marriage, age 33, to Edna Pearl SCOTT, age 22, was recorded on 15th May 1912 in Grey, Ontario.

Edythe Audrianne COLERIDGE's birth was recorded on 24th August 1912 in Owen Sound, Grey, Ontario. Her parents are given as John Henry COLERIDGE & Edna Pearl SCOTT.

1921 census for Ontario

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
164 5th St E
Owen Sound (Town)
Grey North
John COLERIDGE
Margaret COLERIDGE
70
69
Head
Wife
Gardener
555-2nd Ave E
Owen Sound (Town)
Grey North
John H COLERIDGE
Edna P COLERIDGE
Audrienne COLERIDGE
Irvine COLERIDGE
Gordon COLERIDGE
42
32
8
7
5
Head
Wife
Daughter
Daughter
Son
Dealer
28 Cowan Ave
Toronto South
Margaret COLERIDGE 45 Lodger Bookkeeper

In 1921 John & Margaret are still living in Owen Sound with their son John Henry nearby. Their daughter Margaret has moved to Toronto.

The following records were also found:

Margaret Letitia COLERIDGE's death, aged 70, was recorded on 16th December 1921 in Owen Sound, Grey, Ontario. Her date of birth is given as 29th July 1851 in Euphrasia Twp.

John COLERIDGE's death, aged 79, was recorded on 27th November 1930 in Owen Sound, Grey, Ontario. His birthdate is given as 27 May 1851, son of Daniel COLERIDGE & Mary Jane CLEAVE.