John & Margaret Colridge of Ontario

John COLRIDGE, born in 1836 in North Bovey, is the third son of Richard & Mary Ann COLRIDGE. The following marriage record was found:

John COLRIDGE's marriage to Margaret LOSSEE, aged 18, was registered on 26th April 1864 in Orford, Ontario.

Margaret was born in 1846 in Canada. John's parents are recorded as Richard COLRIDGE & Mary HOLMS and Margaret's parents as Joseph LOSSEE & Roda LINK.

1881 Census of Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Ingersoll
Oxford South
Ontario
John COLRIGE
M A COLRIGE
J G COLRIGE
J B COLRIGE
Helen COLRIGE
Jane ARMORER
45
36
5
3
1
15
  Insurance Agent

In 1881 John & Margaret are recorded at Ingersoll, west of Hamilton, and about 60 miles SW of Ontario. Their eldest son John George was born around 1876 and there are records for the births of their other two children:

James Bruce COLRIDGE's birth was recorded on 27th October 1878 in Ingersoll, Oxford, Ontario. Parents John COLRIDGE & Margaret Adelaide LOSSEE.

Helen COLRIDGE's birth was recorded on 6th March 1880 in Ingersoll, Oxford, Ontario. Parents John COLRIDGE & Margaret Adelade LOSEE.

1901 Census of Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Ingersoll Town
Oxford S
Ontario
John COLRIDGE
Margaret COLRIDGE
James B COLRIDGE
Helen COLRIDGE
65
55
22
21
Head
Wife
Son
Daughter
Insurance Agent

Student

In 1901 John & Margaret are in Ingersoll, but their elder son has married and moved away.

1911 Census of Canada

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Ingersoll
Oxford South
Ontario
John COLERIDGE
Margaret A COLERIDGE
Helen COLRIDGE
75
65
31
Head
Wife
Daughter
Life Insurance

In 1911 John & Margaret are recorded as COLERIDGE in Ingersoll Their younger son has married and is living nearby.

No record of John & Margaret has been found in the 1921 census but the following death record was found:

Margaret Adelaide COLERIDGE's death, aged 85, was recorded on 31st October 1931 at Ingersoll, Oxford, Ontario. Born 24 Nov 1845 Ernestown Twp. Lennox Co. Parents Joseph LOSEE & Rhoda LINK.

John & Margaret's daughter's marriage was found on Ontario Vital Statistics:

Helen COLERIDGE's marriage, age 31, to John Donald MACDONALD, age 32, a physician, was recorded on 27th September 1911 in Ingersoll, Oxford County, Ontario,

John Donald MACDONALD's birth was recorded on 29th July 1912 in Ingersoll, Oxford, Ontario. Parents John Donald MACDONALD & Helen COLERIDGE.