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Richard Prentice of Nepean, Ontario, Canada

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Richard Prentice of Nepean, Ontario, Canada
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Spring 2000 and Revised: 16 Sep 2009

We are helping Sylvianne (Forsythe) Penner, Denyse Smith, Joyce Moore, Ted Smith and John and Renee Levesque in attempting to identify ancestry of two Prentice sisters who married 2 of Sylvianne's great-great-great uncles. Here is what we have so far:

1. Richard Prentice lived in Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Nepean abuts Ottawa and the famous Rideau Canal runs through Nepean and then through Ottawa. We do not yet have a birth date and place for Richard, but he was likely born between about 1760 and 1785.

He m. Unknown. By E-mail of 11 Feb 2000, Sylvianne provides some additional information about Richard and his daughters.

  1. Sarah Prentice, b. 1791. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]
  2. Deborah Prentice. Deborah was b. 24 Jun 1799. . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]
  3. Daniel Prentice per Elaine Howes, email, 11 Jul 2009.
  4. Alide Prentice per Elaine Howes, email, 11 Jul 2009. She m. George Routliffe.

2. Sarah Prentice was b. in 1791 at an unknown location and d. about 1831 shortly after the birth of her youngest child.

Sarah m. Job Moore in a double ring ceremony at the home of Roger Moore in Nepean, in 1815. By email of 6 Sep 2004, Denyse Smith says that Job & Sarah came from the USA in 1792 and that Job was the son of Dudley Moore (son of Jedediah Moore and Dorothy Bignal) & Sarah Milk. Children of Sarah and Job:

  1. Job Moore, b. 1818. He m. Emma Lamirinde (Lemironde?) 1820 -
  2. John Moore, b. 1819. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [4]
  3. Thomson Moore, b. 1821. He m. Eleanor (Ellen) Kane 1823 -
    1. Howard Moore. He m. Mary Jane Heylands
    2. Thomson Moore 1855 -
  4. Isaac Moore 1823 - 1894. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [5]
  5. Benjamin Moore 1825 - 1896. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [6]
  6. Maria Moore, b. 1827. He m. John Hollinger 1825 -
  7. George Moore 1829 -
  8. Mary A. Moore, b. 1831. She m. James Gilbous 1829 -

3. Deborah Prentice, b. 24 Jun 1799 in an unknown location and d. 6 Nov 1649 in Hull which abuts Ottawa.

She m. David Moore of Hull. Childen:

  1. Mary (Polly) Moore b. 1818. She m. Alonzo Lee.
  2. Elizabeth Moore, b. 1820. She m. Frank Gagnon.
  3. Sarah Moore, b. 1823. She m. Moses Holt 1821. Children:
    1. Emilia Holt 1841 -
    2. Alfred Holt 1845 -
    3. Charlotte Amelia Holt 1854 -
  4. Olive Moore, b. 1824. She m. William McConnell, b. 1821. They appear in the 1881 census in Hull, Ottawa, Quebec with their family. Methodist Canada. The names of the children listed below are a combination of 1881 census information and information provided by contributors to this article:
    1. Robert Alfred James McConnell. He m. Margaret Ann Caldwell. Methodist Canada.
    2. Cistian McConnell, dau., b. c. 1846, Quebec. Methodist Canada.
    3. Wiiiliam H. McConnell, b. c. 1857, Quebec. Methodist Canada.
    4. Colman M. McConnell, b. c. 1861, Quebec. Methodist Canada.
    5. George E. McConnell, b. c. 1863, Quebec. Methodist Canada.
    6. Robert T. McConnell, b. c. 1865m Quebec. Methodist Canada. He may be the Robert Alfred James McConnell shown above.
    7. Conrad McConnell, b. c. 1869, Quebec. Methodist Canada.
    8. William Sutherland, b. c. 1876, Quebec. Methodist Canada. His relationship to the family is unknown.
  5. David Moore 1826 - 1886. He m. Catherine Cutler 1828 - 1882. They appear in the 1881 census in Hull, Ottawa, Quebec with their family. The names of the children listed below are a combination of 1881 census information and information provided by contributors to this article:
    1. Frederick Moore, b. c. 1861, Ontario. He m. Janet Ritchie. (Ref: Contributor and census)
    2. Edward Moore, b. c. 1854, Ontario, Episcopal. (Ref: Census)
    3. Charles Moore, b. c. 1856, Ontario, Episcopal. (Ref: Census)
    4. Louisa Moore, b. c.1858, Ontario, Episcopal. (Ref: Census)
    5. William Moore, b. c. 1863, Ontario, Episcopal. (Ref: Census)
    6. Augustus Moore, b. c. 1867, Ontario, Episcopal. (Ref: Census)
    7. Henry (Harry?) Jeffery Moore, b. 1869, Ontario, Episcopal. (Ref: Contributor and census)
  6. Emery Cushing Moore 1828 - 1881
  7. James Moore, b. 1830. He m. Cecelia Pelletier c. 1866-67. She was b. c. 1849, Quebec. Both are members of the Church of England. They appear in the 1881 census in Hull, Ottawa, Quebec with their family. The names of the children listed below are a combination of 1881 census information and information provided by contributors to this article:
    1. Albert Augustus Moore, b. c. 1867, Quebec. He m. Lucinda Allen. (Ref: Contributor and census)
    2. Clarence James Moore, b. c. 1868. He m. Louisa Elizabeth Allen. (Ref: Contributor and census)
    3. Gelmamar Moore, son, b. c. 1870, Quebec. (Ref: census)
    4. Arlela G. Moore, dau., b. c. 1872, Quebec. (Ref: census)
    5. Charles H. Moore, b. c. 1873, Quebec. (Ref: census)
    6. Harriet Moore, b. c. 1875, Quebec. (Ref: census)
    7. Agnes A. Moore, b. c. 1877, Quebec. (Ref: census)
    8. Ida C. Moore, b. c. 1879, Quebec. (Ref: census)
    9. Armin Coleman Moore. He m. Lorena Minerva Routliffe. (Ref: Contributor)
    10. Hendrick Moore. He m. Lucy Evelina Aris. (Ref: Contributor)
  8. Amelia Moore 1831 - She is living with her sister, Eleanor, in the 1881 census in Aylmer, Ottawa, Quebec.
  9. George Hoss Moore b. 1835 -
  10. Harriett Moore, b. 1837. She m. Judge William Mosgrove 1837 -. Not in 1881 census.
  11. Eleanor (Ellen) Moore, b. 1840. She m. Charles Meach, 1838 - 1881. Tentatively, they are identified as the Ellen (b. c. 1841, Quebec) and Charles Meach (b. c. 1836, Quebec) who appear in the 1881 census in Aylmer, Ottawa, Quebec with their family. The names of the children listed below are from the 1881 census:
    1. Charles George Meach, b. c. 1868, Quebec, Church of England.
    2. Alfred Ernes Meach, b. c. 1870, Quebec, Church of England.
    3. Lilian May Meach, b. c. 1875, Quebec, Church of England.
    4. Harold Fred Meach, b. c. 1879, Quebec, Church of England.
    5. Henry Athel Meach, b. c. 1880, Quebec, Church of England.
  12. Leonore Edith Moore, b, 1845. She m. William Allen, b. 1839. Children:
    1. Ida Abigail Allen, b. 1869. She m. S.H. Waggoner 1869 -
    2. Frederick William Allen, b. 1871. He m. Nettie Beryl Sayer 1871 -
    3. Horace Hilliard Allen, b. 1874. He m. Maud Louise Lyons 1874 -
    4. Christy Alonzo Allen 1876 -
    5. Hannah Edith Allen 1879 -
    6. Mabel Allen 1881 -
    7. William Lansdown Allen 1883 -
    8. 4 Dora May Allen, b. 1886. She m. Valentine Charles Sear, b. 1887. Son:
      1. Charles Frederick Sear, b. 1917. He m. Ruth Margaret Giles.
    9. Mary Eliza Allen 1887 -
    10. Ida Edith Lenora Allen 1891 -

4. John Moore, b. 31 Aug 1819 in Hull QC, died 17 Dec 1890 in Rolph Township, North Renfrew County.

He m. Elmire Romain (1824-1902), daughter of Augustin Romain and Adelaide Brisebois, on 18 Apr 1844 in Hull QC. Children (per John and Renee Levesque, email, 25 Jan 2004):

  1. Sarah (Sally) Moore, b. c. 1844, m. Israel Populus in 1869, second marriage to Paul Jones.
  2. Almira (Polly) Moore, b. 1846, d. 1939 in Rolph Twp. She m. Joseph Seraphin Meilleur (1840-1901) in Chapeau, QC, in 1867. Children:
    1. Mary Jane Louise Meilleur (1872-1971) m. Samuel Romain (1867-1911) in Des Joachims, QC in 1892.
    2. David Jules Meilleur (1874-1943) m. Mary Harriet (Hattie) Moore (1875-1939) in Mattawa ON in 1895.
  3. John Moore Jr., b. 1848 and d. 1922. He m. Marie Morin (1850-1895) in Aylmer QC in 1867.
  4. Elizabeth Moore, b. 1850, m. Charles Pellerin.
  5. Charles Moore, b. 1851, d. unknown. He married Isabelle (Elizabeth) Morin (1852-1879) in Aylmer QC, in 1871. Children:
    1. John Alexander Moore, b. 1873 in Rolph Twp.
    2. Mary Harriet (Hattie) Moore (1875-1939) m. David Jules Meilleur (1874-1943) in Mattawa, ON in 1895
  6. Isaac Moore, b. 1852, m. Ann Conway in 1874 and Alexina Baird in 1887.
  7. Caroline/Cariline Moore, b. c. 1855.
  8. Alexander/Alex Moore, b. 1858, m. Rebecca Mathieu.
  9. Maria/Emaline Moore, b. c. 1860.
  10. Corrine/Cora/Sara Moore, b. c. 1863. She m. Moses Guay, b. c. 1844, son of Francis Guay and Mary Gurma/Gemma on 9 Jun 1879 at Sheenboro. Children appearing in the Ontarion (Nipissing/Ferris Twp.):
    1. Simon Guay, b. c. 1880.
    2. Moise Guay, b. c. 1882.
    3. Maria Guay, b. c. 1884.
    4. Alexander Guay, b. c. 1889. Not shown in 1901 census.
    5. Jean Amedee Guay, b. c. 1889. Shown in 1901 census, but not 1891.
    6. John Guay, b. c. 1890. Not shown in 1901 census.
    7. Augustus Guay, b. c. 1890. Shown in 1901 census but not 1891.
    8. Clercea Guay, b. c. 1890. Shown in 1901 census but not 1891.
    9. Elear Guay, b. c. 1893.
    10. Elmira Guay, b. c. 1895.
    11. Albert Guay, b. c. 1898.
    12. John Guay, b. c. 1899.
    13. Joseph Guay, b. c. 1900.
  11. Mary Moore, b. c. 1865.
  12. Harriet Moore, b. c. 1866.
  13. Jacob Moore, b. c. 1871.

For additional census information, see Footnote 1 .

5. Isaac Moore, b. 1823 and d. 1894.

He m. Margaret Ellen Cutler 1831 - 1910. Children:

  1. Arthur Augustus Cutler Moore, b. 28 Apr 1874 and d. 7 Jan 1935; bur. in Ottawa, Ontario, Beechwood Cem., Sec. 48, Lot 18 South. He m. Florence "Flossie" Bryson. She was b. 17 Jul 1885 in Fort Coulonge, d. 10 Jan 1927 and is buried with her husband.
    1. Margret Helen Moore 1914 -
    2. Jean Francis Moore, b. 5 May 1915 and in 2005 resides in Montreal. She m. Mr. Smith. They had 1 or more children, including (per email, Ted Moore, 2 Jan 2005):
      1. Ted Smith.
    3. Arthur Bryson Moore 1922 - 1944. He had 1 or more children, including, per Edward Evans, email, 25 Apr 2009:
      1. Jean Francis Moore. She m. 1st Edward Alfred Evans. Son:
        1. Edward "Ted" Arthur Evans
        Jean m. 2nd Gilbert Watson Boright. Son:
        1. Bryson Watson Boright
  2. Isaac Ernest Cutler Moore 1871 -
  3. Catherine (Kate) Cutler Moore 1858 -
  4. Baxter Cutler Moore 1860 -
  5. Anna Fedora Cutler Moore 1865 -
  6. Franklin Augustus Cutler Moore 1867 -
  7. Francis Moore 1870 -
  8. Unknown daughter Moore 1876 -

6. Benjamin Moore, b. 1825 and d. 1896.

He m. Nancy Holt 1827 - 1907. The 1881 Ontario census shows Benjamin living in Renfrew North. Children (per Joyce Moore, email, 23 May 2003):

  1. Benjamin Richard Moore, b. 1857. He m. Isabella McFarland 1878 - 1907.
  2. Abigail Maria Moore, b. 1859. At home in 1881.
  3. Emeline Moore, b. c. 1862. At home in 1881.
  4. Alexander Moore, b. c. 1863. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [7]
  5. Charlotte Moore, b. c. 1866. At home in 1881.
  6. Marguerite Moore, b. c. 1870. At home in 1881.
  7. Ellen Moore, b. c. 1872. At home in 1881.
  8. Eva Moore, b. c. 1876. At home in 1881.
  9. Victoria Moore, b. c. 1878. At home in 1881.
  10. Jane Moore, age 3 mos., b. c. 1880-81.

7. Alexander Moore, b. c. 1863.

He married Agnes Pullen. Children:

  1. Lorne Moore. 3 children:
    1. Beth Moore. Married with children. `
    2. David Moore. Married with children.
    3. Penny Morre. Married with children.
  2. Hazel Moore.
  3. Amer Moore. Two sons.
    1. Derry Moore, d. c. 2006. Married with daughter:
      1. Michelle Moore. She m. Mr. Wreggitt and lives in Kingston, Ontario, per her email of 15 Sep 2009. Son:
        1. Patrck Wreggitt.
    2. Alex Moore.
  4. Alden Moore. Has a daughter:
    1. Joyce Moore. 2 daughters:
      1. Tara.
      2. Michael.
    .
  5. Archibald Moore, d. c. 2007. He m. Lottie. Three sons.
    1. Alden Moore. Married with children.
    2. Murray Moore. Married with children.
    3. Robert Moore. Married with children.

Job and David Moore had a well known lumbering business in Hull, Quebec, now the site of the Eddy Match Company on the shores of the Ottawa River and across from the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, Ontario.

One would suppose that Richard Prentice likely had other sons and daughters not yet known to us.

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Footnote 1:

*in 1871 Sarah Moore is named as Sallay Moore, age 27 – recorded below Israel Pouplous, age 25. The children from her first marriage with Allan Jones (J*in 1871 Sarah Moore is named as Sallay Moore, age 27 – recorded below ohn Jones and Albert Jones) are recorded as living in the same household.

**in 1881 John Jones, age 15 and Albert Jones, age 14 and Popeleuse, Melena, age 7, Mary, age 4, Rose, age 3 and Daniel, age 7 are all recorded as living with their grandparent, John & Elmire – parents Sallay Moore & Israel Populus not recorded and are presumed dead >p>*** in 1891 Almira is recorded as a widow, living with grandchildren Popolouse, Almira (previously named Melena), age 15, Latelle, (previously named Mary) age 14, Teresa, (previously named Rose) age 12, Israel, (previously named Daniel), age 18 and Jones, John, age 23.

Many of John & Elmire’s children resided on property near their home. I have seen Elmire’s date of death recorded as 1891 and buried in Fort Coulonge, Quebec.


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