Emma Georgina Mcdonald

F, b. 1 May 1864, d. 30 April 1917
     Emma Georgina was born on Sunday, 1 May 1864 in Ontario, Canada. She was the daughter of Duncan & Arabell McDonald. Emma Georgina married 2nd William Colton, son of Thomas Bethel Colton and Eliza Chester, in November 1883 in Aldershot, Ontario, Canada.1 William and Georgenia had children: James Henry [29 March 1884-29 March 1884 7 hours old], Mary Helen [11 July 1886], Gordon [18 September 1887], Etta [25 December 1889], Mabel Lucinda [9/23/1892-4/02/1931],[ Elsie Edna [12/06/1896-1974] & Oliver Alexander [1901-1954] [m. Ann M.]. 22 April 1891, Emma and her husband, William, were listed on the Canadian Census at Burlington, Halton County, Ontario, Canada. Enumerated in this household were William Colton [35 Ontario], Georgena [26 Ontario], Thomas [13 Ontario], Jane [9 Ontario], Mary [5 Ontario], Gordon [3 Ontario] & Etta [1 Ontario]. William is a teamster.2 1901, Emma and her husband, William, were listed on the Canadian Census in at Burlington. Enumerated in this household were William Colton [45 Ontario-5 March 1856], Georgina [36 Ontario-1 May 1864], Thomas [22 Ontario-17 March 1879], Helen [15 Ontario-11 July 1886], Gordon [13 Ontario-18 September 1887], Etta [11 Ontario-25 December 1889], Mabel [8 Ontario-23 September 1892], Elsie [4 Ontario-6 December 1896]. 1911, Emma and her husband, William, were listed on the Canadian Census in at Burlington. Enumerated in this household were Wiliam Colton [55 Ontario - 1855], Georgenia [47 Ontario - 1864], William [23 Ontario - 1887], Etta [21 Ontario - 1889], Mabel [18 Ontario - 1892], Elsie [14 Ontario - 1896] & Oliver [9 Ontario -1901]. William is a teamster.3 Emma departed this life on Monday, 30 April 1917 in Burlington at age 52 years, 11 months and 29 days.

Obituary: Colton. -- At Burlington, on Monday, April 30, 1917, Emma Georginia, wife of William Colton, aged 53 years.

She was buried there at Burlington in Greenwood Cemetery.4

Family

William Colton b. 5 Mar 1856, d. 13 Mar 1930

Citations

  1. [S408] Marriage Record: Halton & Peel Counties Marriage Records [1870-1898] - William Colton 26 s/o Thomas & Eliza Colton m. November 1883 Emma Georgina McDonald 18 d/o Duncan & Arabell McDonald. Witnesses: John Hinton & Maggie Colton. He was a Baptist & she a Methodist. Aldershot, East Flamboro.
  2. [S1946] 1891 Canadian Census: Burlington Village, Halton County, Ontario - District 71, Sub-District B, Page 44, Line 23.
  3. [S1941] 1911 Canadian Census: Burlington,, Ontario - District 76, Sub-disrict 2, Page 16, Line 26.
  4. [S953] Find a grave: Courtesy of Carrie - www.findagrave.com.