Mary Eleanor Pleasence (24 October 1858—)

Mary Eleanor Pleasence1,2 was the daughter of Thomas Pleasence and Ellen Wifeofthomaspleasence. She was born on 24 October 1858 at London, ON, CA. 1,3,4

She married Richard Brooks Heighway. She married Richard Brooks Heighway on 20 May 1884 at 356 Queens Ave, London, ON, CA. 1

Richard Brooks Heighway5 was the son of Thomas Heighway and Julia Hamilton. He was born on 25 March 1860 at London, Middlesex, ON, CA. 6,3,4 He worked as a Laborer at Insane Asylum in 1891 at London, Middlesex, ON, CA. 7 He worked as a Chief Attendant Hospital for Insane from 1901 to 1923 at London, Middlesex, ON, CA. 5,4,3 He died on 18 April 1923 Myocarditis, 1y, Myocardial Exhaustion, 4ds at Asylum for Insane, London, Middlesex, ON, CA. 5 The cause of death was Myocarditis, 1y, Myocardial Exhaustion, 4ds5 . He was buried on 20 April 1923 at Mt Pleasant Cemetery, London, ON, CA. 5

Notes: In the 1901 census of the Insane Asylum the household is scratched off, presumably because it was believed that the family should have been enumerated elsewhere.  However this is the only place where the household appears. dist 87 Middlesex East, subdist C London (Asylum), div 7a page 1

Children of Mary Eleanor Pleasence and Richard Brooks Heighway:

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Thomas Pleasence

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Richard Brooks Heighway

born 25 March 1860 at London, Middlesex, ON, CA died 18 April 1923 at Asylum for Insane, London, Middlesex, ON, CA

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Thomas Heighway

born about 1836 at England died

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Julia Hamilton

born about 1830 at Scotland died

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Mary Eleanor Heighway

born 26 January 1885 at London, Middlesex, ON, CA died

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John Gregory Heighway

born 29 September 1886 at London, Middlesex, ON, CA died

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Katheline Heighway

born 11 September 1888 at London, Middlesex, ON, CA died

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Sadie Brooks Heighway

born 15 July 1891 at London, Middlesex, ON, CA died

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Source: Marriage Register, CA, Ontario

Type: Vital

Source: 1901 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: 1911 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: Death Register, CA, Ontario

Author: Ontario Registrar

Type: Vital

Source: 1871 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: 1891 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

London, ON, CA

Largest city in south-west Ontario, located at the fork of the River Thames.

Map of downtown London from McAlpine's London City Directory 1875

 
356 Queens Ave, London, ON, CA

St Andrews Presbyterian (later First-St Andrews United Church) Manse

 
London, Middlesex, ON, CA

this location refers to London township, as opposed to London City

 
Asylum for Insane, London, Middlesex, ON, CA

See Restoring Perspectives, Life and Treatment at the London Asylum.

 
Mt Pleasant Cemetery, London, ON, CA

Resources available for this cemetery include:

Mt Pleasant Cemetery web site

Cemetery Transcription, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, London, ON by the London/Middlesex Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society

Mount Pleasant Cemetery index by Ontario GenWeb

Mount Pleasant Cemetery index by FindAGrave

 

Cause: Myocarditis, 1y, Myocardial Exhaustion, 4ds

"Myocarditis": inflammation of the heart muscle due to an infection.

"Myocardial": having to do with the heart muscle.

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