Eliza Jane Wilcox, born in Canada on May 25, 1886, lived with her mother Mary Jane nee Kerningham and her father Matthew on Carr Road, which is just North of Bancroft and approximately 100 kilometers Southeast of Eganville. She had five brothers; Archie (Ron’s father, Don Wilcox’s grandfather), Abe (who lived in Cobalt), Harry (who […]
According to a Canadian census taken in 1901, James Quirk had moved from Eganville southwest approximately 100 kilometers to the North Hastings area to live with his brother-in-law George, his sister “Annie” Elizabeth Wilcox (nee Quirk), and a one-year-old Mary Jane Wilcox (daughter of George and Annie) at George’s and Elizabeth’s home. George was 31, […]
According to government records, Elizabeth Ann Quirk married George Wilcox on April 4, 1899; nine years after leaving the orphanage and immigrating to Canada. The marriage registration number is 50496. Annie would have been around 19 years old.
James Edward Quirk was born on the Isle of Man (located in the Irish sea between Ireland and England) in Truggan Rushen, Registration district of Arbory, Port Erin on July 3, 1881. His father was Michael Quirk (Joiner) born in or around 1839, and his mother was Emily Quirk (nee Harrison), born in or around 1845. […]