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Emma (Snell) Pearce (abt. 1861 - aft. 1921)

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Emma Pearce formerly Snell
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Profile last modified 12 Oct 2019 | Created 11 Oct 2019
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Biography

Emma was born about 1861. She was the daughter of Nathaniel Snell. She lived with her grandfather, Jacob Snell[1] and grandmother, Philona Snell in lived in Norwich, Oxford, Ontario.[2] She married Lewis Albert Pearce in 1887.[3] Their family continued to live Norwich. (Emma’s grandmother, Philona continued to live with them until the time of her death In 1902.)[4][5] After the death of her husband, Lewis, she lived in Tillsonburg, Ontario.[6] She passed away after 1921.

Census, Canada

1871 census
Province: Ontario
District Name: Oxford South
District Number: 13
Sub-District Name: Norwick South
Household: Name, Age
Jacob Snell: 71
Filena Snell: 65
Emma Snell: 9
Source: Library and Archives Canada. "1871 Census." May 30, 2016. Accessed September 18, 2018. https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1871/Pages/about-census.aspx.
Canada Census, 1881
Event Place: Norwich Township, Oxford, Ontario, Canada
Household: Name, Age
Philona Snell Female 70 USA
Emma Snell Female 19 Ontario
Source: "Canada Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVDX-CV8 : 20 May 2019), Philona Snell, Norwich Township, Oxford, Ontario, Canada; from "1881 Canadian Census." Database with images. Ancestry. (www.ancestry.com : 2008); citing Philona Snell, citing Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
Canada Census, 1891
Province: Ontario
District Name: Oxford South
Sub-District Name: Norwich South
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Household: Name, Age
Lewis Pierce: 33
Emma Pierce: 29
Milton A. Pierce: 3
Paul M. Pierce: 8/12
Flora Snell: 86
Source: Library and Archives Canada. Canada Census, 1891. Province: Ontario. District Name: Oxford South. District Number: 105. Sub-District Name: Norwich South. Sub-District Number: D. Division Number: 3. Family Number: 137. Page Number: 26-27. Microfilm: T-6361. Reference: RG31 - Statistics Canada. Accessed October 10, 2019. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1891/Pages/about-census.aspx
1901 census
Province: Ontario
District Name: Oxford South
District Number: 102
Sub-District Name: Norwich South
Household: Name, Role, Age
Lewis A Pearse: Head, 43 Occupation: Farmer
Emma Pearse: Wife, 39
Philong Snell: Gran Mother, 96 Marital Status: Widowed
Almira Smith: Aunt, 66 Marital Status: Widowed
Milton A Pearse 13
Bernie M Pearse 10
Francis M Pearce 8
Raymond L Pearce 5
Hareit T Pearce 2
Source: Library and Archives Canada. "1901 Census." March 15, 2016. Accessed September 04, 2018. https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1901/Pages/about-census.aspx.
Census of Canada, 1911
Image available online here (hard to read)
Province: Ontario
District Name: Oxford South
Sub-District Name: Norwich South
Sub-District Description: Springford Village
Household: Name, Age, Birth Month/Year, Relationship
Pearce: 94, October 1827, Head The image is difficult to read but I believe this is Lewis Pearce, Age 54.
Emma Pearce: 50, August 1861, Wife
Frank Pearce: 18, December 1893, Son
Ruby Pearce: 21, June 1890, Daughter
Raymond Pearce: 16, April 1894, Son
Hanel Pearce: 12, September 1899, Daughter
Olise Pearce: 8, December 1903, Daughter
Source: Library and Archives Canada. 1921 census. Date modified: 2016-04-15. Accessed October 11, 2019. https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1911/Pages/about-census.aspx.
Census of Canada, 1921
Province: Ontario
District Name: Oxford South
District Number: 112
Sub-District Name: Tillsonburg (Town)
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Household: Name, Age, Marital Status, Relationship
Emma Pearce: 58, Widowed, Head
Olive Pearce: 18, Single, Daughter
Source: Library and Archives Canada. "1921 Census." Date modified: 2017-08-30 Accessed October 11, 2019. https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1921/Pages/introduction.aspx.

Research Notes

Her mother is Margaret or Marriott (probably) Chase. More research needed.

Watkins-7379 23:42, 11 October 2019 (UTC)

Sources

  1. Library and Archives Canada. "1871 Census. Item: Emma Snell." Province: Ontario. District Name: Oxford South. District Number: 13. Sub-District Name: Norwick South. Sub-District Number: b. Page Number: 73. Line Number: 2. Microfilm: C-9910. Reference: RG31 - Statistics Canada. May 30, 2016. Accessed September 18, 2018. https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1871/Pages/item.aspx?itemid=2562901.
  2. "Canada Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVDX-CV8 : 20 May 2019), Philona Snell, Norwich Township, Oxford, Ontario, Canada; from "1881 Canadian Census." Database with images. Ancestry. (www.ancestry.com : 2008); citing Philona Snell, citing Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  3. "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMJY-HCV : 11 March 2018), Lewis Albert Pearce and Emma Snell, 25 May 1887; citing registration , Dereham, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,870,218.
  4. Library and Archives Canada. Canada Census, 1891. Item: Emma Pierce. Province: Ontario. District Name: Oxford South. District Number: 105. Sub-District Name: Norwich South. Sub-District Number: D. Division Number: 3. Family Number: 137. Page Number: 26-27. Microfilm: T-6361. Reference: RG31 - Statistics Canada. Accessed October 10, 2019. http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1891/Pages/item.aspx?itemid=4788117.
  5. Library and Archives Canada. 1911 Census. Item: Emma Pearce. Province: Ontario. District Name: Oxford South. District Number: 107. Sub-District Name: Norwich South. Sub-District Number: 15. Sub-District Description: Springford Village. Family Number: 48. Page Number: 3. Microfilm: T-20391. Reference: RG31, Statistics Canada. Date modified: 2016-04-15. Accessed October 11, 2019. https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1911/Pages/item.aspx?itemid=6535408.
  6. Library and Archives Canada. 1921 Census. Item: Emma Pearce. Date modified: 2017-08-30. Province: Ontario. District Name: Oxford South. District Number: 112. Sub-District Name: Tillsonburg (Town). Sub-District Number: 39. Family Number: 163. Page Number: 11. Line Number: 49. Reference: RG31, Statistics Canada. Accessed October 10, 2019. https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1921/Pages/item.aspx?itemid=2979183.


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