James FRANCIS

Male 1784 - 1875  (91 years)


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  • Name James FRANCIS  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 21 Jul 1784  , , Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jul 1875  Merrickville, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Wolford Twp., Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I15969  Fay's Family Connections
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2013 

    Father James FRANCIS,   b. 1755,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Jane Margaret PEDLOW,   b. 1757, Lurgan, , Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Lurgan, , Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F8297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel STUART,   b. 1784, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Nov 1848, Merrickville, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margret FRANCIS,   b. 21 Nov 1811, Lurgan, , Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1893, , Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Natural]
     2. Jane FRANCIS,   b. 19 Jun 1813, Lurgan, , Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1899, Plevna, Frontenac Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Natural]
     3. Samuel M. FRANCIS,   b. 15 Jan 1815, Lissacurran, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1885, Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Natural]
     4. Mary FRANCIS,   b. 01 Sep 1816, Lurgan, , Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1852, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)  [Natural]
     5. James Henry FRANCIS,   b. 02 Sep 1818, Lurgan, , Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895, Salem, Marion, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [Natural]
     6. Jonathon FRANCIS,   b. 28 Jun 1820, Lurgan, , Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1888, Pakenham Twp., Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Natural]
     7. Eleanora FRANCIS,   b. 03 Apr 1822, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1898, Kilmarnock, Wolford Twp., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Natural]
     8. Peter FRANCIS,   b. 14 Apr 1824, Kilmarnock, Grenville Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851, Kilmarnock, Grenville Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [Natural]
     9. Christianne FRANCIS,   b. 29 Mar 1826, Wolford Twp., Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [Natural]
     10. Elisha Stuart FRANCIS,   b. 29 Dec 1828, Kilmarnock, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jan 1891, Northcote, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Natural]
     11. Rachel FRANCIS,   b. 29 Jun 1830, Wolford Twp., Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1910, Smith's Falls, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F6873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    3233-Wolford Chapel
    3233-Wolford Chapel
    Church attended by first Francis family in Ontario. Elisha b. 1828 was a Sunday School teacher here. His parents are buried in this cemetery. Wolford Twp., Grenville Co., Ontario

    Documents
    3233-Francis Letters - To James Francis Nov 28th 1824
    3233-Francis Letters - To James Francis Nov 28th 1824
    Letter to James Francis from Edward, Margaret & Ellen Finton
    from the Francis Letters Collection of Larry Francis
    The letter has further description of origin and hands through which it has passed
    3233-Francis Letters - To James Francis April 13, 1834
    3233-Francis Letters - To James Francis April 13, 1834
    Letter to James Francis from James Pedlow
    from the Francis Letters Collection of Larry Francis
    The letter has further description of origin and hands through which it has passed
    3233-Francis Letters - To James Francis from his brother-in-law Jonathon Francis April 29, 1837
    3233-Francis Letters - To James Francis from his brother-in-law Jonathon Francis April 29, 1837
    from the Francis Letters Collection of Larry Francis
    The letter has further description of origin and hands through which it has passed
    3233-Francis Letters - To James Francis Dec 16, 1838
    3233-Francis Letters - To James Francis Dec 16, 1838
    Letter to James Francis from his brother Elisha Francis
    from the Francis Letters Collection of Larry Francis
    The letter has further description of origin and hands through which it has passed

    Headstones
    Gravestone-James & Rachel Francis
    Gravestone-James & Rachel Francis
    Wolford Cemetery
    Taken by Fay Bennett
    Gravestone-James & Rachel Francis
    Gravestone-James & Rachel Francis
    Wolford Twp., Grenville Co., Ontario
    taken by Fay Bennett

    Histories
    16-Exerpts from The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years Part 1
    16-Exerpts from The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years Part 1
    The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years, A Story of Pioneers and Their Descendants 1822 to 1997 by Fay E. Bennett and J. Allen Francis
    Prologue and Chapter One
    16-Exerpts from The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years Part Bibliography
    16-Exerpts from The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years Part Bibliography
    The Francis Family in Canada 175 Years, A Story of Pioneers and Their Descendants 1822 to 1997 by Fay E. Bennett and J. Allen Francis
    Table of Pictures & Bibliography

    Albums
    FF-Francis Family Album
    FF-Francis Family Album (406)
    Photos related to descendants of James and Rachel Francis

  • Sources 
    1. [S637] Letter to James Francis of Kilmarnock from Elisha Francis of Pawtucket, 1838.

    2. [S852] The Francis Family of Northcote, J. Allen Francis.

    3. [S121] Census - Canada, Ontario, Lanark Co., Pakenham Twp., - 1861, R. Sergeant and J.R. E. Miller, (Name: Kingston Branch, OGS;).

    4. [S110] Census - Canada, Ontario, Grenville Co., Wolford Twp., - 1851.

    5. [S631] Letter from Alice Hughes 1996, Alice Hughes.

    6. [S112] Census - Canada, Ontario, Grenville Co., Wolford Twp., - 1881.

    7. [S851] The Francis Family by Henry Rose 30/04/21.

    8. [S885] Vital Statistics of Ontario - Death Certicate of James Francis, 004052 75 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S951] Wolford Cemetery, Grenville County, Transcription of Stones.