My Wrigley line
Other Wrigley information that I have collected
1861 Census, Port Hope [C-1017, 2nd division]
Henry John WRIGLEY, born England, age 40, hatter, with "hat manufactory" with his wife Jane, age 37, born England, also
1871 Census of Toronto:
John WRIGLEY, age 52, married, born England, hatter, of unsound mind, Provincial Lunatic Asylum [film C9970, 46 (St.Andrews)-B-pg482]
Walter WRIGLEY, age 43, born England, clerk, [film C-9971, 47 (St.James)-B-pg 244] with his wife Martha, age 33, born Ontario and their children
1871 Census, Arran twp., Bruce Co:
Henry John WRIGLEY, age 46, born England, of unsound mind. Also wife Jane (b. England) and son Henry John, age 16, b. Ontario. [2nd divison of Arran twp., pg.2]
1881 Census of Dundas, Wentworth North Dist 148 SubDist A Div 2 Page 16
There is a Jemmima WRIGLEY, widow, age 63, born England, living in Adolphustown, Lennox Co (1881 census) with
Old Preston Cemetery
Margaret F. WRIGLEY, d. 20 May 1941
Olga May WRIGLEY (Merkel), 1914-1986, Edward MERKEL 1866 - 1936, and Anna Elizabeth ILLING (Merkel), 1868-1947
New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler
Stanley WRIGLEY, 1921-blank with Anne E. WRIGLEY, 1912-1986
Alviston RC Cemetery, Brooke twp., Lambton Co
Gordon WRIGLEY 1909-1977 and his wife Aune NIEMI 1918-1971
St. Johns Anglican Cemetery, Toronto Gore twp.
John WRIGLEY, d. 31 Dec 1871, age 72 (Stone can no longer be found, was recorded by Wm Perkins Bull in 1930's, files in United Church Archives, Toronto)
St. Marks Anglican, Oro
Ernest Charles WRIGLEY, 5 Dec 1890 - 13 April 1929 (alone)
Colpy's Bay Cemetery, Edgehill, Albermarle twp., Bruce Co:
Mary J. WRIGLEY 1881 - 1957, buried with Arthur H. WARD, flight sgt. RCAF, 1920 - 1960 (see marriage #10 below)
Ripley cemetery, lot 17, con 7 of Huron twp., Bruce Co:
Alexander W. PATTERSON 1867 - 1943 and his wife Minnie NIMMO 1871 - 1951 are buried with Cecil F. PATTERSON, BSc. 1902 - 1936 and Edna Mae WRIGLEY, w/o Rae PATTERSON, 1904 - 1944.
Bayview Cemetery, Wiarton
Annabell Cameron SPENCER (first husband was a WRIGLEY)
London (Ontario) Directory
1909, 1910, 1913 & 1916
Frank WRIGLEY, died at Hamilton General Hospital at age 53 years, of typhoid, on 10 Aug 1925. He was a married, laborer, born England in Oct 1872, s/o Rodger WRIGLEY & Ellen MORTON. Wife was Gertrude WRIGLEY of 14 Minto Ave., Hamilton. Buried at Hamilton cemetery. reg # 35585-25
Gordon Edgar WRIGLEY, died at age 33, at Hamilton General Hospital, of lung abscess, on 23 March 1925. Born Blackpool England on 5 Oct. 1891, married, insurance agent, s/o Alfred WRIGLEY & Beatrice GRIFFEN (both b. England). Wife was Mrs. Beatrice WRIGLEY of Fruitland, Ont. Buried at Stoney Creek. reg # 35050-25
Eva Pearl WRIGLEY, died at age 32 years & 1 month & 22 days, at Galt Hospital, of toxemia & obstruction of ileum, on 23 Sept 1925. Married. Born in Ottawa on 1 Aug 1893, d/o Ashton W. PINGLE (b. Markham) & Lydia BADORO (b. Whitchurch). Informant on the registration was father - A.W. PINGLE of Preston. Buried at Preston. reg # 32830-25
John E. WRIGLEY, died at age 46 yrs + 2 months + 7 days, on 2 July 1928, of myocardial failure during operation for appendicitis, at Nicholls Hosptial in Peterbrough. Born in England on 25 April 1882, s/o Edward & Elizabeth (both b. England). Lived in Ontario for 35 years. Brother-in-law was Russel MELLEVILLE of Campbellford. Buried at Campbellford. reg # 28804-28 [see marriage reg below]
Louise WRIGLEY, died at age 64 years, on 13 May 1928, of stomach & intestinal cancer, at Mt. Hamilton Hospital. Born in Alsace Lorraine on 29 Dec 1862, d/o Jacob HIRSCHMILLER (b. Alsace Lorraine) and mother not given. Widowed. Nephew was Jacob F. HIRSCHMILLER of 16 Maple Ave. in Buffalo. Buried at Hamilton cemetery. reg # 37860-28 [Louisa was widow of Daniel W. Wrigley, see marriages below]
Maria WRIGLEY, died at age 82 yrs + 3 months + 3 days, on 8? Aug 1928 of cerebral hemorrhage, at 146 Clarence St. in London. Born in England on 5 May 1840, d/o Robert DRANSFIDS? & Ann KAYE (both b. England). Lived 50 years in Ontario/Canada. Widowed. Neice was "Miss WRIGLEY" of 146 Clarence St. Buried at Woodlawn cemetery. reg # 23189-28
Emma WRIGLEY died at age 90 + 7 + 2, on 26 Dec 1935, of hemiplegia, at Industrial Home in Welland. Born in Cheshire England on 24 May 1845, d/o Turner HORSFALL (b. Cheshire) & Martha BEAUMONT (b. Yorkshire). Widowed. Buried at Smith St. cemetery in Welland. No informant given. Death reg 35434-35
Margaret WRIGLEY died at age 57 + 7 + 14 on 2 Nov 1936 at Toronto General Hospital, of bronchio-pneumonia. She was born in Ireland on 18 March 1879, d/o William SIMPSON & Mary McGUIRE. Informant on the death reg was her husband, Thomas Wrigley of 70 Furnivale Ave in Toronto. Buried at Scarboro Lawn Cemetery. She had been a resident of Canada for 52 years.
48420-07 (Welland Co) WRIGLEY, Daniel Bertram, m, born 25 Nov 1907, father - Bertram C. WRIGLEY, fireman; mother - Jennie Gladys DOTY; infm - father, Amigari
4507-07 (Toronto) WRIGLEY, Geo Bernard, m, born 23 June 1907, father - George Weston WRIGLEY, journalist; mother - Edith Eleanor ROBINSON; infm - W. WRIGLEY (father) of 30 Hamburg Ave. in Toronto (mine)
7017-00 Robert Benjamin HOWELL, 28, compositor, born in Owen Sound, res of Toronto, s/o George D. HOWELL & Margaret ROBINSON, married Louisa C. SHOWELL, 27, born in Owen Sound, res of Sydenham, d/o Owen J. SHOWELL & Fannie WRIGLEY, witn: Frank H. SHOWELL & Fannie DUNOON?, both of Owen Sound, 2 July 1900 at Owen Sound or Sydenham (both given)
Obituaries (with thanks to Karen Nagy)
Mrs. William Holden: Mrs. William Holden died on Monday evening after an illness of several years. The deceased lady's maiden name was Sara Jane Wrigley and was a daughter of Mr. John Wrigley, formerly fitter in the Canada Cotton Mill and the Cornwall Mfg. Co's Woollen Mill. She was 37 years of age, and was married to Mr. Holden in Dundas, Ont, 17 years ago. They afterwards came to live in Cornwall, where for several years they resided. By her death seven young children are left motherless. Her husband and family have the sympathy of the whole community in their sad bereavement. The funeral took place on Wednesday evening to the GTR station and was well attended. The remains were taken to Toronto on the 10:30 p.m. train and interred in St. James cemetery. Rev. S.G. Bland officiated. The pallbearers were Messers A.D. Murchison, W.V. boyd, F. Clarke, C.W. Kyte, John E. MacPhee and D.J. McDonald.
John Wrigley: At Toronto Hospital on Oct 14th, John Wrigley, a native of the township of Saddleworth, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, aged 65 years. Funeral from his brother William's residence, 2 Commercial Street, on Sunday Oct. 17th at 3 p.m. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend.
Died in Preston: Christopher William Wrigley known to many Brantfordites as an employee of the Grand River, pased away on Saturday at his home in Preston after an illness of two months duration. Born in Toronto 45 years ago, he had lived in Preston for the last 18 years. He was a keen sport follower and was one of Preston's most ardent indoor bowlers. He was an IOOF member. Left to mourn his loss are three daughters, his mother, three brothers, and one sister. The funeral is being held this afternoon with interment in Preston cemetery. Brantford Expositor of Apr 3, 1933, page 6
McCauley - At the John Noble Home on Sunday October 29, 1972, Annie Wrigley McCauley, formerly of 14 Owen Avenue. Predeceased by her husband Bruce McCauley in 1964. Dear mother of Mrs. Fred (Aileen) Smallman of Peterborough and Philip McCauley of Brantford; also 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by a son Harold. Mrs. McCauley was a life member of Alexandra Presbyterian Church. Resting at the Beckett Funeral Home, 14 Brant Avenue for service on Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Rev. J. Boyne officiating. Interment Mount Hope cemetery. Brantford Expositor of October 30, 1972 page 16.
William Wrigley, 74, retired contractor of Chatham, and father of Mrs. Bruce McCauley, 24 Sarah Street, this city, died at his home in Chatham on Sunday. He had been in failing health for the past year. Mr. Wrigley, a native of Wakefield, Yorkshire, England went to Chatham 46 years ago to enter the contracting business. He was a member of the Park United Church and Sons of England. Surviving are his widow, two daughters, Mrs. McCauley here and Mrs. William McWhirter, Detroit; two sons Alfred of Detroit and William of Chatham; one sister Mrs. C. Cape of Saskatchewan and two brothers, Arthur of Pontiac Mich. and Roger of England. Brantford Expositor of Mar 16, 1936, page 6
"WRIGLEY, Martha - at Newmarket, Ont., on Wednesday, July 24, 1957, Martha SIMPSON (of 20 Colridge Ave) wife of the late William WRIGLEY and dear aunt of Martha, Evelyn, Mabel, Annie and William. Resting at the "Danforth chapel" of McDougall and Brown Ltd. 1491 Danforth Ave (near Corwell). Service in the chapel 2 p.m. Monday. Interment St. John's cemetery Norway." Toronto Daily Star, Friday, July 26, 1957
In the Toronto Star of 30 May 1945, there is a death notice for an Ellen Evelyn JAMESON who died at 11 Dearborne Ave in Toronto on 29 May 1945. She was survived by three daughters, one of whom, Eileen, was Mrs. A. WRIGLEY.
Also Toronto Star, 30 Oct 1945, In Memorian notice for: "our dear son P.O. Gordon P. WRIGLEY (Bud), J88632 and gallant crew killed on active service 25 Oct 1944. Ever remembered by Mother and Dad"
#011522-75 (Toronto): Joseph BARNES, 46, Grand Trunk foreman, Cumberland England, Pickering twp., s/o John & Margaret, married Jane WRIGLEY, 50, widow, Cumberland England, Toronto, d/o Joseph & Ann WRIGLEY, June 1875 in Toronto
14333-88 Joseph BARNES, 62, widower, laborer, Co. Cumberland England, Wiarton, s/o John & Margaret, married Jane BALDWIN, 52, widow, Scarboro, Toronto, d/o Thomas & Isabella BALDWIN, witn Edward & Isabella BARNES of Toronto, 22 Sept 1888 at Toronto
2520-85 (Dufferin Co): David George BARNES, 21, confectioner, Pickering Ont., Toronto, s/o Joseph & Jane, married Sarah Jane EAST, 21, East Garafraxa, Toronto, d/o Richard & Nancy, witn: Priscilla ALEXANDER & William J. EAST, both of E. Garafraxa, 18 Nov 1885 at Marsville, East Garafraxa twp
Vol 24 Pg 367 - John BARNES, 21, railway conductor, England, Toronto, s/o Joseph & Ann, married Mary Ann MILNE, 20, Pickering, same, d/o James & Elizabeth. Witn James MILNE & Mary KENNEDY, both of Pickering. 2 Nov 1872 Dunbarton Pickering Twp.
Vol 15, pg 7 - William John SOMERVILLE, 22, salesman, Weston Ont., Toronto, s/o Thomas & Margaret, married Mary Jane BARNES, 20, Cumberland England, Whitby, d/o William & Mary, witn: Alexander CARMICHEAL & Maggie J. SOMERVILLE, 26 Jan 1871 at Whitby