James McClurg
Ann Morrow
James Cunningham
(Abt 1802-)
Mary McEwan McCune
(Abt 1800-)
Joseph McLoud
Margaret Jane Cunningham
Samuel McLeod


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Harriet Riggin

Samuel McLeod

  • Born: 21 Oct 1863, Artemesia Township, Grey County, Ontario 2
  • Marriage: Harriet Riggin on 11 Nov 1884 in Manitowaning, Manitoulin Island, Ontario 1
  • Died: 13 Apr 1928, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont at age 64 2
  • Buried: 16 Apr 1928, Sault Ste Marie Ont - Greenwood Cemetery 3

bullet  General Notes:

Newspaper Obituary (Paper unidentified)
(Supplied by Stuart Victor McLeod)
Heart Trouble Claimed Respected Citizen Suddenly This Morning
Mr. Samuel McLeod, an old and highly esteemed resident of the Sault passed away very suddenly at his home 814 Queen Street east this morning about 5:30 o'clock. Death was due to heart trouble. Mr. McLeod apparently had been enjoying the best of health and fulfilled his duties yesterday at the Ship Canal Office, where he had been employed for the past 27 years. On retiring last evening, he made no complaint but about 4 o'clock this morning he was taken suddenly ill and passed away shortly after.
The late Mr. McLeod was in his 64th year, and has been a resident of the Sault for nearly 30 years. He leaves to mourn his loss besides his widow, two daughters, Mrs. A.H. Russell, Lansdowne Avenue and Miss Nellie, at home, and four sons, S.V. McLeod, Purchasing Agent of the Algoma Steel Corporation, Clifford of Boston, and Ernie and Gordon of Duluth.
No arrangements have been made for the funeral as yet.

Death recorded in Sun-Times newspaper (Owen Sound?) April 1928. (Death of
youngest brother of Mrs. John McKee).
Noted that Samuel "was born and brought up within a few miles of the village

1901 Ontario Census, Algoma, Desert Lake, page 8, Household #72
McLEOD Samuel male Head married 21 October 1863 37
McLEOD Harriet female Wife married 4 January 1864 37
McLEOD William E. male Son single 18 October 1885 15
McLEOD Samuel V. male Son single 22 October 1887 13
McLEOD Eleanor M. female Daughter single 26 September 1889 11
McLEOD Ethel H. female Daughter single 1 November 1892 8
McLEOD Gordon K. male Son single 19 October 1895 5
McLEOD Clifford R. male Son single 15 March 1899 2

1911 Ontario Census, Algoma West, Sault Ste. Marie, page 2, Household #13
McLEOD Samuel male Head married October 1863 47
McLEOD Harriet female Wife married January 1864 47
McLEOD William Ernest male Son single October 1885 25
McLEOD Victor male Son single October 1887 23
McLEOD Eleanor May female Daughter single September 1889 21
McLEOD Etta Harriet female Daughter single November 1892 18
McLEOD Gordon K. male Son single October 1895 15
McLEOD Clifford R. male Son single March 1899 12

This Census record also shows a Elton Stewart McLeod as a daughter, born November 1892. Same birth month and year as
Ethel. Ethel not listed in record.

Marriage Certificate shows that Samuel was born in Bruce Mines, Ontario.

bullet  Birth Notes:

Birth Surety:1

bullet  Death Notes:

Death Surety:1

bullet  Burial Notes:

Burial Surety:3


Samuel married Harriet Riggin, daughter of George Decent Riggin and Ann Heffer, on 11 Nov 1884 in Manitowaning, Manitoulin Island, Ontario.1 (Harriet Riggin was born on 4 Jan 1864 in Stratford, Perth County, Ontario,4 died in 1952 2 and was buried on 18 Jun 1952 in Sault Ste Marie Ont - Greenwood Cemetery 3.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Manitoulin Expositor, November 15, 1884
McLEOD--RIGGIN, At Manitowaning, on the 11th inst., by the Rev. Rodgers, Samuel McLeod to Hattie Riggin.

Ontario Vital Records - Marriages #001 136 - 1884
Samuel McLEOD, born Canada and Harriet RIGGIN, born Canada were married 11 November 1884 at Manitowaning. Groom's parents: Joseph McLeod and Margaret. Bride's parents: George Riggin and Ann Riggin



1 Ancestry, Ontario Canada Marriages, 1801-1928.

2 Cemetery headstone.

3 Cemetery record.

4 Date on cemetery stone. Place from Donald Godfrey Buonomo correspondence.

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