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Descendants of Elijah Haight


Elijah HAIGHT was born December 29, 1805 in Upper Canada, and died June 28, 1901. He married Eliza MACDONALD 1829 in Newcastle District.

In the 1861 census Elijah was a clothier, Brantford twp (film C-1008). In the 1871 census (Still Brantford twp, C-9915, 15,D,2,29) he gives his ancestry as German while Eliza gives hers as Scottish. Both Eliza and Elijah are buried at Greenwood cemtery.

Children of Elijah & Eliza are:

Chester HAIGHT, b. about 1832, Brantford; m. Helen M. JACKSON, October 13, 1860, Brant Co., Ontario. Chester was a resident of Port Hope at the time of his marriage

Alette HAIGHT, b. about 1835.

Helen HAIGHT, b. about 1841.

Silas Skege HAIGHT, b. about 1846 in Mount Pleasant, Ontario; d. May 1916; m. Silvinia H EDY, March 08, 1871 (marr reg vol 16, pg 58) in Brantford, Ontario. At this time Silas Skege gives his occupation as clothier. In both the 1861 and 1871 censuses he is living at home. Silvina died in February of 1921.

In the 1871 census Silvinia (or Sylvina) was age 26, living with her brother James.

Both Silas & Silvinia are buried at Greenwood cemetery, Brantford.

Jennie HAIGHT, b. About 1847 in Mt. Pleasant; m. David HARKINS, July 30, 1872, Brantford. In the 1871 census Jennie was living withher parents where she was a dressmaker.

Albert HAIGHT, b. August 15, 1849; d. March 17, 1918. In the 1871 census Albert was living with his parents were he was also a clothier. He is buried at Greenwood cemetery.