Thursday 24 July 2014

Margaret Isabella Orr

Margaret Isabella Orr was born in 1837 in Streetsville,Ontario. She was the daughter of Joseph Orr and Margaret Donaughue.
Joseph Orr and Margaret Donaughue.
In the fall of 1854 at the age of 17, she married Thomas Blakely. The marriage entry gives Trafalgar, Ontario as the marriage place but the archives has it filed under York.

By 1955, the couple had moved to Grey county, Ontario and settled in the Artemesia area.

Thomas and Margaret had eleven children.

Joseph Alexander born 1855
George born 1857
Mary-Jane b 1858
William Guy b 1861
Thomas b 1863
John b 1865
Margaret b 1870
 Ephriam b 1867
Catherine (Cassie) b 1874
Andrew b 1872
Walter b 1876

Thomas died in 1877 leaving Margaret a widow at a young age. In 1892 she married George Best of Flesherton.

Margaret died Feb 23,1913 in Toldeo Ohio.

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