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Eliza Ann Whaley
(c/o Nathan Whaley and Ann Jackson)

Eliza Ann Whaley, our direct line ancestor, child of Nathan Whaley and Ann Jackson, was born 1847 in Loughborough, Addington District, Ontario CAN. She died some time before 1894, likely in Clayton, Polk Co., Wisconsin. Eliza married James Albert Sigsworth at the Primitive Methodist Church of Sydenham on March 28, 1864.


1851 Ontario Canada Census, Film no.C-11721, Loughborough & Storrington Twps., Frontenac County:

Nathan Whaley, Age 52, Born US, Religion Baptist, Farmer, Residing at Div. 2, Con. 11, Lot 9
Ann Whaley, Age 41, Born US
Martin Whaley, Age 21, Born US
Harriet Whaley, Age 23, Born Canada West (Ontario)
Nathan Whaley, Age 15, Born US
Geraldine Whaley, age 12, Born Canada West (Ontario)
Phebe J. Whaley, age 10, Baptist, born Canada West (Ontario)
Eliza Ann Whaley, Age 7, born Canada West (Ontario)
W. J. Whaley, age 4, born Canada West (Ontario)

1861 Ontario Canada Census, Loughborough Twp., Frontenac Co. (Canada West), Film no. C1022:

Nathan Whaley, Farmer, Born US, Age 61
Ann Whaley, born US, Age 52
Feby J. Whaley, Age 19
Elisa A. Whaley, Age 16
William J., Age 13
A. P. J. Whaley, Age 8

1871 Ontario Canada Census, Microfilm roll #: C-9997 - C-9998 Page: 20, Loughborough, Frontenac County:

SIGSWORTH, James; Age 26; Birthplace Ontario; Religion Church of England; Ethnic Origin English; Occupation Farmer; District 64; Sub District J; Division Page 2; Page 20; County Frontenac; Description Loughborough Twp.
Head of household comment: This person is listed as a head of household.

This information is online at Library and Archives Canada,

1881 Ontario Canada Census, Loughborough, Addington Co., Family History Library Film 1375872, NA Film Number C-13236, District 118, Sub-district A, Page Number 88, Household Number 438:

James SIGWORTH M Male English 35 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
Eliza Ann SIGWORTH M Female 35 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
Mary Ann SIGWORTH Female English 16 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
Margret SIGWORTH Female English 14 O <Ontario> School Primitive Methodist
Hariett M. SIGWORTH Female English 12 O <Ontario> School Primitive Methodist
Sarah E. SIGWORTH Female English 10 O <Ontario> School Primitive Methodist
Nathon S. SIGWORTH Male English 8 O <Ontario> School Primitive Methodist
James A. SIGWORTH Male English 5 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
William J. SIGWORTH Male English 2 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist

Wesleyan Methodist Church Records, Surrey Public Library, #MS 248,reel #6:

JAMES SIGSWORTH, age 20, living in Loughborough, s/o William& Mary, married ELIZA ANN WHALEY, age 19, living in Loughborough, d/o Nathan &Ann. Witnesses Martin Whaley and Abe? E. Paquette. Date March2 8,1864, Primitive Methodist Church of Sydenham