Edward William Harris

M, #177, b. 22 March 1856, d. 1 December 1933
Father*William Harris
Mother*Mary (?) Harris
Edward William Harris was born on Saturday, 22 March 1856 at London, Middlesex Co., England. Edward and Susannah Larbalestier, daughter of Jean George Larbalestier and Elizabeth Clarke, were married by Reverend Henry Scadding on Sunday, 22 August 1875 at the Holy Trinity Church, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. They were married by Banns. She was 18, born and living in Toronto, spinster, Church of England. He was 21, living in Toronto, born in England, bachelor, labourer, Church of England. They both signed the church marriage register with their marks. The registration is listed under the surname of Allis, and her surname was written as Bannister. Matilda Carmoody and Byron Carmoody witnessed the marriage. Here you will find an image of Holy Trinity Church. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 29 April 1881 at St. Patrick's Ward, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is listed as: Harris, Edward W, male, age 26, born England, Church of England religion, of English origin, Labourer, married. Susannah Harris, Edward William Harris, Elizabeth Annie Harris and Edith Harris also appeared in the household. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 6 April 1891 at York West, Toronto, North of Bloor, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: Harris, Ed Wm, male, age 35, married, born England, both parents born England, Church of England, Brick Layer Labourer, wage earner, able to read and write. Susannah Harris, Edward William Harris, George Harris, Elizabeth Annie Harris, Edith Harris and Arthur Harris also appeared in the household. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 1901 at Ward 5, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: Harris, Edward W, male, white, head, married, born March 1857, born England, immigrated 1862(?), English origin, Canadian, Church of England, labourer, living on own means, employee, earning $500, able to read, write and speak English. Susannah Harris also appeared in the household. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 1911 at 11 Melville Ave., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: Harris, Edward, male, head, married, born March 1856 in Ontario, age 55, of English origin, Canadian, Methodist, employed as a building wood carrier, earned $360, $1000 in insurance costing $6.20, able to read, write and speak English. Susannah Harris and Annie Harris also appeared in the household. He witnessed the marriage of George Edward Wilkin and Annie Harris, Wednesday, 2 August 1916. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 1921 at 48 Melville Ave., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was enumerated as: Harris, Edward, owns a 6 room house, head, male, married, age 65, born England, both parents born England, immigrated in 1875, Canadian, English origin, able to speak English, unable to speak French, Church of England, able to read and write, employed as a labourer, earned $1000. Susannah Harris, George Wilkins, Annie Wilkins and Fredrick Wilkins also appeared in the household. Edward died on Friday, 1 December 1933 at 68 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 77 years, 8 months and 9 days due to Myocarditis, contributing cause was Bowel Obstruction. His occupation was listed as Civic Engineer, street diposal. He was born in London on March 22-no year listed. Munro H. Johnston was listed as the informant. Dr. (?) Bowie was the attending physician. He was buried on Monday, 4 December 1933 at Section 16, Lot 121, Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. The owner of the burial plot was J.J. Thompson and his next of kin was Mrs. Susan Harris, 837 Dupont Street.

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Susannah Larbalestier b. 4 Mar 1859, d. 1 Sep 1934
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