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Martha Smith (1842 - 1920)

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Martha Smith aka Clazie, Evans
Born in Irelandmap [uncertain]
Daughter of and
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 26 Mar 1861 in Cobourg, Ontario, Canadamap
Wife of — married 10 Nov 1880 in Paisley, Ontario, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Port Elgin, Ontario,Canadamap
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Profile last modified 11 Sep 2019 | Created 17 Feb 2013
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Martha was born in 1842. The first known record of her was the 1861 census at Cobourg, Ontario. It showed she was a servant for the family of J.J. Wallace and Julia Wallace; age 22, born in Scotland, and a member of the Free Church.

That same year, Martha Smith married another servant, John Clazie. They went on to have 4 children. John Clazie died in 1875.

Martha remarried in 1880 to Samuel Evans at Paisley, Ontario. This second marriage certificate said Martha was born in Ireland. John Evans died in 1899.

Martha passed away in 1920. At the time of death she lived with her son James in Saugeen Township, near Port Elgin, Ontario. She was buried at Sancturary Park, Port Elgin. [1]

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  • Marriage certificate, 26 March 1861, Cobourg, Ontario
  • 1861 Canada census, Cobourg, Ontario
  • 1871 Canada census, Maryburgh North Township, Ontario
  • Marriage certificate, 10 Nov 1880, Paisley, Ontario
  • 1881 Canada census, Saugeen Township, Ontario
  • 1911 Canada census, Port Elgin, Ontario


  1. Entered by Rick Heiser, Feb 17, 2013


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