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Mary Hannah Ward

Female 1838 - 1898  (60 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mary Hannah Ward was born in 1838 in Toronto, Ontario (daughter of Sheldon Ward and Ann Heron); died on 13 Feb 1898 in Galt, Waterloo, Ontario; was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1842

    Mary married Dr. George Washington Bingham about 1857. George (son of Gustavus C. "Augustus" Bingham and Sarah Olmstead) was born on 11 Apr 1829 in Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario; died on 17 Jun 1922 in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario; was buried on 19 Jun 1922 in Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. George Sheldon Bingham was born on 11 Dec 1857 in Berlin, Ontario, Canada; died on 6 Apr 1922 in Wentworth, Ontario.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Sheldon Ward was born in 1808 in Ireland; died on 10 Jul 1845 in Toronto, Ontario; was buried in Necropolis Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.

    Notes:

    He was an architect. Just a year before his death, he built a Georgian-style house for his family at 115 Berkeley Street in Toronto; it was designated a City of Toronto Heritage Property on 20 Jun 1973, and is marked with a plaque.

    He died when he fell from construction-site scaffolding at Queen and Yonge streets; the fall killed him instantly.

    Sheldon married Ann Heron on 7 Feb 1827 in Wesleyan Methodist, Eglinton, Ontario, Canada. Ann (daughter of Richard Heron and Harriet Hill) was born on 11 Feb 1810 in York, Ontario; died on 26 Aug 1874 in Toronto, Ontario; was buried in Necropolis Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Ann Heron was born on 11 Feb 1810 in York, Ontario (daughter of Richard Heron and Harriet Hill); died on 26 Aug 1874 in Toronto, Ontario; was buried in Necropolis Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.
    Children:
    1. 1. Mary Hannah Ward was born in 1838 in Toronto, Ontario; died on 13 Feb 1898 in Galt, Waterloo, Ontario; was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Richard Heron died on 21 Apr 1848; was buried in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.

    Notes:

    He fought on the British/Canadian side in the War of 1812, first as a private in the 2rd York Militia, then in Captain Samuel Ridout's company. On 27 Apr 1813 he was captured by the Americans at Fort York, and was released sometime before 25 Sep of that same year.

    Said to have married Harriet Hill on 14 Feb 1804 at St. James' in York (later renamed Toronto).

    Richard married Harriet Hill. Harriet (daughter of Thomas Hill) was born about 1786 in Nova Scotia; died on 18 Aug 1819 in York, Ontario; was buried in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 7.  Harriet Hill was born about 1786 in Nova Scotia (daughter of Thomas Hill); died on 18 Aug 1819 in York, Ontario; was buried in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.
    Children:
    1. 3. Ann Heron was born on 11 Feb 1810 in York, Ontario; died on 26 Aug 1874 in Toronto, Ontario; was buried in Necropolis Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.


Generation: 4

  1. 14.  Thomas Hill

    Notes:

    A Loyalist, he was a resident of Yonge Street.

    Children:
    1. 7. Harriet Hill was born about 1786 in Nova Scotia; died on 18 Aug 1819 in York, Ontario; was buried in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.