Mary Campbell

F, b. 1827, d. 16 August 1874
     Mary was born in 1827 in Ireland. Mary married Francois Merand, son of Ambroise Merand and Julie Rivard dit Lanouette, on 27 November 1844 in Belleville, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada, at St. Michael the Archangel Church.1 Francis & Mary had children: Francis Xavier [7/__/1845-4/29/1918][m. 6/16/1873 Mary Ann Hawkins], James [7/03/1847], Mary Eliza [3/01/1849-1911][m. ca 1891 Gabriel Morrow], Charles Antoine [6/15/1851-3/09/1916][m. 10/29/1889 Ellen Hawkins], Julie Ann [3/31/1854-1913][m. 4/25/1871 Joseph Gabourie], Frances Lenora [11/__/1855][m. 1874 Fredrick Gabourie], Edward [4/26/1862-5/27/1893], Joseph [3/12/1864-1934][m. 1891 Hannah M. Murphy] & Elizabeth [1/25/1869-1/16//1891]. 16 February 1861, Mary and her husband, Francois, were listed on the Canadian Census in Hungerford Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada. Enumerated in this household were Francis Mureraw [41 Lower Canada], Mary [32 Ireland], Francis E. [19 West Canada], James [17 West Canada], Mary [12 West Canada], Charles A. [9 West Canada], Julie Ann [7 West Canada], Fanny L. [5 West Canada], Edward [1 West Canada], Mary Camble [56 Ireland, widow]. [Distrct 3]
On Agriculture Census Francis Mureraw owned 100 acres, 65 cultivated; Total Value $1000. Description: East 1/2 of Lot 14 in the 11th Concession. Not clearly written, but part of lot 15 is also included. [District 3, page ] 1871, Mary and her husband, Francois, were listed on the Canadian Census in at Hungerford Township. Enumerated in this household were Francis Meareau [50 Ontario], Mary [44 Ontario], Francis E. [24 Ontario], James [22 Ontario], Mary [19 Ontario], Charles A. [19 Ontario], Julie Ann [17 Ontario], Lenor [14 Ontario], Edward [12 Ontario], Joseph [6 Ontario], Elizabeth [3 Ontario], Mary Campbell [78]. [Dist. 3, Hastings East, pages 21-22]


Mary departed this life on Sunday, 16 August 1874 in Hungerford Township at age 47 years. Her tombstone reads Mary Campbell died 12 March 1886 - 47 years, wife of Francis Meraw. She was buried there in Stocco, Hungerford Township in St. Edmund Church Cemetery. She was buried in plots 297 & 298. Her tombstone reads Mary Campbell, wife of Francis Meraw, died 16 August 1874 - age 47 years.

Family

Francois Merand b. 11 May 1819, d. 12 Mar 1886

Citations

  1. [S1561] Baptisms, Marriages 1835-1870 St. Michael the Archangel, Belleville, Hastings
    : Marriage: 27 November 1844 - Francis Merron & Mary Campbell; witnesses: Francis McCoy & Margaret Spener. - signed Michaell Brennan, pastor of St. Michael the Archanel, Belleville - familysearch.org.