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Robert Chant
(1756-1836)
Sarah Kellaway
(1754-1824)
John Male
(1772-1845)
Mary Rowswell
(1770-1855)
Christopher Chant
(1789-1864)
Jane Male
(1800-1873)
Christopher Hull Chant
(1835-1915)

 

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Elizabeth Croft

Christopher Hull Chant

  • Born: 14 Apr 1835, England 1
  • Christened: 12 May 1835, South Petherton Wesleyan Chapel
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Croft on 15 Jun 1858 in Hagerman, Markham Township, Ontario
  • Died: 14 Oct 1915, Ontario, Canada at age 80 2
  • Buried: Unionville, Ont. -Hagerman West Cemetery
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bullet  General Notes:

Christopher is shown as member of 1874-75 Wesleyan Methodist congregation
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Here follows the text of a newspaper announcement on the Golden Wedding Anniversary.
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On Monday last, there was celebrated the Unionville, (sic) in the Township of Markham Co of York, the fiftieth anniversary of the marriage of Christopher H Chant and Elizabeth Croft, which took place at Hagerman, Township of Markham, on June 15, 1858. The family consists of Herman B. Superintendent of the Doherty Organ Factory Clinton; Mrs. D D Ross, of Elgin, Man; Joseph H with the GTR at Lakefield Clarence A., professor in the University of Toronto; and Miss Amelia E., a professional nurse in Toronto. These were all present, and along with several grandchildren and a few other relatives spent the time in recalling old experiences. In addition there were present Mrs John Dean, of West Toronto; who as Miss Henimigway acted as bridesmaid and Rev J H Chant of Newburgh, who acted as groomsman fifty years ago. Mr And Mrs Chant have lived in Markham Township almost all there lives, and are well-know add (sic) honored in the neighborhood. They are still in excellent health, and many wishes were expressed that they might live to see their sixtieth anniversary.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: cabinet maker.


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Christopher married Elizabeth Croft on 15 Jun 1858 in Hagerman, Markham Township, Ontario. (Elizabeth Croft was born in 1840,3 died in 1930 3 and was buried in Unionville, Ont. -Hagerman West Cemetery 4.)


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Sources


1 England shown as birthplace in 1871 census record.

2 Ancestry, Canada Find A Grave Index 1600's-current.

3 Cemetery headstone.

4 Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid.


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