Margaret Metcalf


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Margaret Metcalf 1

  • Born: 20 Jun 1826, Yorkshire, England
  • Marriage (1): Hugh Wallace on 11 Feb 1847 in <Pilkington Twp or Guelph, > Wellington, Canada West (Ontario), Canada
  • Died: 25 Jun 1891, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada at age 65
  • Buried: 27 Jun 1891, Woodlawn Memorial Park, Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

   Another name for Margaret was Margaret Metcalfe.

  Research Notes:

Her obituary is transcribed at
Page: Obituary
Text: Formerly of Ponsonby, died Jun 25, 1891, at 23 Bellevue Place, Toronto. Mrs. Wallace, whose maiden name was Margaret Metcalf, was born in Yorkshire, England, on the 20th of June 1826. In the year 1830, the Metcalf family emigrated to America, and after a short residence in Buffalo settle in the township of Nichol. There the subject of thie sketch grew up to young womanhood and on February 11th, 1847, was united in marriage to the late Mr. Hugh Wallace, of the township of Pilkington..... The funeral was on Monday, 27th June. The remains were borne to the residence of her brother Henry Metcalf, of this city, when a short religious serves was held, conducted by Rev. E.A. Shaw of Ponsonby, and then depostied by the side of her husband in the family plot in the Union Cemetery.

  Noted events in her life were:

Emigrated: from England with her family, 1830, Buffalo, New York. The Metcalf family resided in Buffalo for only a short time.

Settled, Abt 1831, Nichol Twp, (Wellington), Upper Canada (Ontario), Canada.

Margaret married Hugh Wallace, son of George A. Wallace and Barbara Munro, on 11 Feb 1847 in <Pilkington Twp or Guelph, > Wellington, Canada West (Ontario), Canada. (Hugh Wallace was born on 9 Jul 1819 in Creech (Creich), Fife, (Sutherland), Easter Ross (Ross and Cromarty, Highland), Scotland,2 died on 5 Sep 1881 in Wellington, Ontario, Canada 3 and was buried in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada.)

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2 Web - Message Boards, Discussion Groups, Email, Email from Jeanine Wallace 20 Jan 2010.

3 FamilySearch Historical Files (, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 December 2014), Hugh Wallace, 05 Sep 1881; citing Pilkington, Wellington, Ontario, yr 1881 cn 19977, Arch.

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