Samuel & Jessie Coleridge of Cape Breton

Samuel COLERIDGE, born 1862 in Newfoundland, is the eldest son of William & Susannah COLERIDGE of Catalina. There is a record of his marriage in Trinity East:

Samuel COLERIDGE's marriage, age 26, to Jessie Elizabeth FOWLOW, age 27, was recorded on 21st April 1888. Witnesses John FOWLOW and Martha IVANY. Samuel's occupation is given as Fisherman

Samuel & Jessie's children's birthdates are taken from census records:

Susanna COLERIDGE was born 19th January 1889.

Thomas COLERIDGE was born 28th August 1892.

Samuel COLERIDGE was born 24th July 1900.

Samuel has an entry in McAlpine's directory for Trinity Bay District:

McAlpine's 1898 Directory: COLDRIDGE Samuel fisherman

1901 Canada census

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Nova Scotia
Cape Breton
North Sydney Town
Samuel COLERIDGE
Jessie COLERIDGE
Susanna COLERIDGE
Thomas COLERIDGE
Samuel COLERIDGE
38
38
12
8
8m
Head
Wife
Daughter
Son
Son
Laborer Steel Works



In 1901 Samuel & Jessie are recorded in Cape Breton with 3 children. Samuel is no longer working as a fisherman.

1921 census for Ontario

Address Name Age Relation Occupation
Toronto City (Ward 6)
York South
Ashburnham Rd
Edward G ROBERTS
Susan M ROBERTS
Samuel M ROBERTS
Mary ROBERTS
Joeseph ROBERTS
Helen ROBERTS
Herbert ROBERTS
Edith ROBERTS
Samuel COLERIDGE
31
32
11
10
8
5
3
2
49
Head
Wife






Fath-law
Bricklayer







Ironworker
Toronto (City)
Parkdale
134 Armstrong Ave
Thos F COLERIDGE
Clara A COLERIDGE
29
29
Head
Wife
v

In 1921 Samuel is recorded in Toronto with his daughter and 6 of her children. His son is married and is a fireman in the city. They immigrated to Canada in 1915 and 1910 respectively.

Margaret Susannah COLERIDGE's marriage to Edward George ROBERTS was recorded on 25 August 1909 in York, Ontario.

I found this reference in Newfoundlanders who served in the Canadian Army during WW1:

Thomas COLERIDGE. Birth Date: 28th August 1892. Place Born: Trinity Bay. Regt #192012. Next of Kin: Samuel Coleridge [Father]

There are records of Samuel & Jessie's death registrations:

Jessie E COLERIDGE's death, aged 57, was recorded on 12th May 1920 in Toronto.

Samuel COLERIDGE's death, aged 65, was recorded on 26th May 1928 (Hosp Incurables). His birthdate is given as 25th May 1863 and his parents as Samuel COLERIDGE and Elizabeth FOWLOW (probably a transcription error).