NameLeila Susannah Barbara LAIRD
Birth22 May 1862, Dawn Township, Lambton, Ontario
Death7 May 1936
Burial9 May 1936, Simpson Cemetary, Mosa Township, Ontario
Spouses
Birth26 Aug 1850, Mosa Township, Middlesex County, Ontario
Death16 Jun 1935, Wardsville, Ontario
Burial21 Jun 1935, Simpson Cemetary, Mosa Township, Ontario
FatherWilliam SIMPSON (1815-1907)
MotherCatherine GRAHAM (1825-1907)
Marriage21 May 1902, Lambton, Ontario
ChildrenFlorence Lillian (1903-1999)
Notes for Leila Susannah Barbara LAIRD
Name, birth, marriage and death information from Micheline Champagne.
Known as Lillie. Second Wife.

In the 1901 census of Canada Township of Mosa, Middlesex West, Ontario. Housekeeper Lelia S. Laird, single, born May 22, 1862, Ontario, Scotch race. She is house keeper for a widower Herbert H. jackson, age 36 and his son age 4. The next listen is her future husband Thomas Simpson.

Ontario Death Certificate
Place of Death: Lambton, Euphemia? Township
Lelia Simpson, residence Mosa, Ontario
female, Canadian nationality, race Scotch, widow
date of birth May 22, 1862
age 73 years 11 months 15 days
Housewife
Parents George Laird, born Scotland, Matilda Samson, born Ontario
buried Simpson cemetery May 9, 1936
Date of Death May 8, 1936
Notes for Thomas (Spouse 1)
Name, birth, second marriage and death information from Micheline Champagne.

In the 1851 census Mosa, Middlesex County, Canada West.
William Simpson, farmer, born England, Free Church, age 36.
Cathrin [as spelled] Simpson, born Ireland, age 27.
Agnus [as spelled] Simpson, born Canada, age 3.
Thomas Simpson, born Canada, age 2.

In the 1861 Canadian census Middlesex, Canada West.
William Simpson, farmer, born England, E. Methodist, age 43.
Catherine Simpson, born Ireland, age 36.
Agnes Simpson, born Upper Canada, age 12, member of family, attended school within year.
Thomas Simpson, labourer, born Upper Canada, age 11, attended school, member of the family.
Robert Simpson, born Upper Canada, age 9, attended school.
Mary M. Simpson, born Upper Canada, age 7, attended school, member of the family.
Jane Simpson, born Upper Canada, age 5, member of family. I
saac J. Simpson, born Upper Canada, age 2, member of family.
Elizabeth A. Simpson, born Upper Canada, age 1, member of family.

In the 1881 census Mosa, Middlesex West, Ontario.
William Simpson, age 65, born England, Methodist Episcopal, farmer.
Catharine Simpson, age 55, born Ireland.
Thomas Simpson, age 30 born Ontario, farmer.
Mary Simpson, age 27, born Ontario.
Jane Simpson, age 24, born Ontario.
Isaac Simpson, age 22, born Ontario, farmer.
Elizabeth Simpson, age 20, born Ontario.
Elorn [Probably Helen] Simpson, age 18, born Ontario.
Catherine Simpson, age 16, born Ontario.
William Simpson, age 14, born Ontario.

In the 1901 census of Canada Township of Mosa, Middlesex West, Ontario.
Head Thomas Simpson, widower, born August 26, 1850, Ontario, race english, farmer.
Sister Mary M. Simpson, single, born April 4, 1865, Ontario.
Son Robert M. Simpson, single, born October 17, 1888, Ontario.
Son Lee C. Simpson, born July 18, 1894, Ontario.
The listing before included Thomas’ future wife Leila.

In the 1911 Canadian census, Mosa, Middlesex West, Ontario.
Head Thomas Simpson, born August 1850, Ontario, age 60, Methodist, farmer.
Wife Lelia S. B. Simpson [second wife], born May 1862, Ontario, age 49.
Son Robert McQuaid Simpson, born October 1882, Ontario, age 28 [The birth year and age are difficult to read perhaps 1888 and 23], farmer’s son.
Son Lee C. Simpson, born July 1894, Ontario, age 16, farmer’s son.
Son [perhaps Lelia’s son from a possible previous marriage] Richard Jackson, born July 1897, Ontario, age 14.
Daughter Florence [difficult to decipher] L. Simpson, born March 1903, Ontario.

Ontario Canada Deaths
Thomas Simpson, of Mosa, English and irish racial origin, born Ontario, born August 26, 1850, farmer, age 84, resided 84 years at place of death, father William Simpson, born England, mother Catherine Graham, born Ireland, informant son Bob Simpson of Glencoe, buried Simpson Cemetery, June 21, 1935, died June 19, 1935, apoplexy 18 days.
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