Category Archives: Daly

Last Will and Testament of Frederick Ferris Daly

This Last Will and Testament for Frederick F. Daly includes a final accounting of his assets, and an Indexed Death Record. Where spelling is incorrect I’ve typically left it “as is.” and you’ll see that there are also some inconsistencies, … Continue reading

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Daly Family Marriage Records

11 December, 1841, On November 25, William George Walker, printer and joint proprietor of the Woodstock Herald to Margaret Amelia, second daughter of Captain Daly, East Oxford. Rev. Wm. Bettridge. SOURCE: Marriage Notices of Ontario, 1813-1854 by William D. Reid. … Continue reading

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Daly Family Records and Stories

Hello Friends, While a few Daly records have been floating around on this blog, tonight I begin a concerted effort to bring all the information I have onboard. This is going to take awhile! But I’m anxious to get the … Continue reading

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The Daly Family of Ontario, Canada

The Daly family made their home in the hamlet of Vandecar, Township of East Oxford, just a few short miles to the south of Woodstock in Oxford County, Ontario. Their home in 1851 was listd as a “Frame Cottage” indicating … Continue reading

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Gravestone of Alexander Daly

SOURCE: Gravestone of Alexander Daly, Christ Church Anglican cemetery East Oxford, Oxford County Ontario. Photographed by Susan Edminster, 2004 Alexander Daly, or George Alexander Daly as some records show, was born in Ireland about 1787. He was my Great-great-great-grandfather. Alexander … Continue reading

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Last Will and Testament of Alexander Daly

I’ve transcribed the Last Will and Testament of Alexander Daly as it’s difficult to read the handwrittten version. Where you see “–” it indicates an unreadable word or words. In some places there is no punctuation so it makes the … Continue reading

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Jane (Dell) Smith

SOURCE: Smith, Jane (Dell). Photograph, unknown date. Digital image. Privately held by Marie Smith and added here with her permission. Good Morning, Here is a picture of Jane (Dell) Smith, the granddaughter of Captain Alexander Daly. On Jane’s lap is … Continue reading

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