Oliver Laceby
Eleanor Johnson
Joseph Challenor
(Abt 1752-)
Mary Tabbenor
(Abt 1747-1828)
Charles Lasby
Margaret Challenor
Oliver Lasby


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1. Mary McTavish

Oliver Lasby 1

  • Born: 27 Dec 1808, Milwich, Staffordshire, England
  • Marriage (1): Mary McTavish
  • Died: 8 Jan 1860, Acton, Esquesing Twp (Halton), Canada West (Ontario), (Canada) at age 51
  • Buried: Acton Pioneer Cemetery, Acton, Halton, Ontario, Canada 2

  Research Notes:

From Findagrave.com:
Oliver was married to Mary McTavish born 1818 in Scotland and died 26 Nov 1890 in Halton Co, Ontario, Canada


This is most likely the Oliver Lasby referenced in this note at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~methodists/pilkington.htm:

Pilkington Cemeteries
Bethany Methodist Lot 10 Con 6 Church Lot 2 Con 9 - The first record for Bethany Church was for the purchase of the land for the cemetery at Ponsonby on the Elora Road. It was bought on October 3, 1843 from Oliver and Mary Lasby for two pounds and was three-quarters of an acre. The cemetery was closed in 1888. Some names on the gravestones are John Allen d 1875 Joseph Hall d 1861 Thomas Howse d 1874 Mary Peckover (Howse) d 1885 Ann Howse d 1881 Levi Patmore d 1872 Mary Lasby d 1876, Joseph Lasby d 1876 3

  Burial Notes:

Gravestone reads:
In Memory of Oliver Lasby native of Staffordshire England 1808-1860.
Dau. Catherine 1849-1876
Son Charles Wm 1855-1883

Buried with Oliver are his children Catherine and Charles William.

  Noted events in his life were:

Sold: 3/4 of an acre to Bethany Church for a cemetery, 3 Oct 1843, Ponsonby Pioneer Cemetery, Ponsonby, Nichol Twp, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. 4

Oliver married Mary McTavish. (Mary McTavish was born about 1818 in <Scotland> and died on 26 Nov 1890 in Halton, Ontario, Canada.)


1 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=rbrink4656&id=I06290.

2 www.findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=142244951.

3 Website:, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~methodists/pilkington.htm.

4 Website:, http://www.bethanyuc.org/Sub/bethany_history_1.htm.

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