Charlotte Kate Cassan1

#27, (1843 - 1930)
Charts5 Generations of Descendants of Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1791-1847)

Family

Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1843 - 1911)
Children

Life Events

BirthCharlotte Kate Cassan was born on 31 Aug 1843 in Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario.2,3
 
MarriageShe married Richard Henry Bonnycastle, son of Henry William John Bonnycastle and Eleanor Mary Susan Rowed, on 18 Nov 1869 in Christ Church Anglican, Campbellford, Northumberland County, Ontario.
The register notes: Richard H Bonnycastle, bachelor, of Township of Seymour & Charlotte Kate Cassan of the same place, spinster, were married by license by J.S. Baker, Inc. of Seymour & Percy [the husband of Richard's cousin Maria Grace Rowed]. Witnesses were C Bonnycastle [his brother Charles] & E Denmark [his cousin Ernest].1 
1871 CensusRichard and Charlotte Bonnycastle appeared on the 1871 Census of Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario, enumerated 2 Apr 1871. Richard was 27, born in Ontario, religion Church of English, of English origin, and was a farmer. Charlotte was 27 and also born in Ontario. They had no children but the Return of Deaths listed Alexander who was born in October and died at 5 months of age in April of Inflammation of the lungs.4 
1881 CensusRichard and Charlotte Bonnycastle appeared on the 1881 Census of Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario, enumerated 4 Apr 1881. Richard was 37, born in Ontario, religion Church of England, English origin, and was a farmer. Charlotte was 37, born in Ontario, and Irish. With them were children Harold, Angus, Alexandra, Hidegarde, and Frank. The two eldest attended school.5 
1891 CensusRichard and Charlotte Bonnycastle appeared on the 1891 Census of Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario, enumerated 6 Apr 1891. The Bonnycastle family lived in a 7 room brick house. Richard was 47, born in Ontario, father born in New Brunswick, mother in England, religion Church of England, and was a Farmer. Charlotte was 47, born in Ontario, parents born in Ireland, and religion Church of England. Their children Angus Lorne, Alexandra Mary, Hildegarde and Frank Cassan were with them.6 
1901 CensusRichard H and Charlott Bonnycastle appeared on the 1901 Census of Campbellford, Northumberland County, Ontario, at Lots 3 & 4, Rannie G, enumerated 31 Mar 1901. They owned a brick home with 8 rooms on 1/2 acre, also owned 100 1/2 acres, 2 village lots, 2 houses, and 2 outbuildings. Richard was 57, born December 30 1843 in Ontario, of Scotch origin, religion Church of England, and was employed as a General Laborer, earning $300 for 9 months work. Charlotte was 57, born August 24 1843 in Ontario and was of Irish origin. Their daughter Hildegarde was living with them.7 
1911 CensusRichard and Charlott Bonnycastle appeared on the 1911 Census of Campbellford, Northumberland County, Ontario, at Ranny Street, enumerated 1 Jun 1911. Richard was 67, born December 1843 in Ontario, of English origin, Anglican, and was a Lineman for Electric Line, working 45 weeks at 60 hr/wk for $450. Charlotte was 67, born August 1843 in Ontario, and was of Irish origin. Their daughter Hildegarde was listed as living with them.3 
Item. Charlotte Bonnycastle composed patriotic songs. Library and Archives Canada online has a sheet music collection that includes pdf files of a couple of her pieces.
Charlotte Bonnycastle
Sheet music 1911
1921 CensusCharlotte Bonnycastle and her daughter Hilda appeared on the 1921 Census of Campbellford, Ontario, at Booth Street. Charlotte was 72, a widow, born in Ontario, parents born in Ireland, and lived from income. Hilda was 46, single, born in Ontario, parents born in Ontario, and was a public school teacher, earning $500 the previous year.8 
DeathCharlotte died on 10 Jul 1930 in Campbellford, Northumberland County, Ontario.
Details from register: residence Ranney St Campbellford, Irish, widowed, born Seymour Tp 31 Aug [year not recorded], age 86 yr 10 months, housewife, lived at place of death 37 yrs, father Matthew S Cassan born Ireland, mother Mary Annette Yellon born Ireland, informant son F.C. Bonnycastle of Campbellford, burial Christ Church Cem Campbellford 12 July 1930, reg 10 July 1930.9 
Last Edited6 May 2014

Citations

  1. Parish Register of Christ Church Anglican, Campbellford, Ontario (Diocese of Toronto Archives, photocopied records), Bonnycastle/Cassan marriage, 1869.
  2. Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Charlotte Kate Bonnycastle, #026637-30 [day and month but not year of birth recorded].
  3. Online image of the 1911 Census for Canada (Library and Archives Canada, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/02/020122_e.html), Ontario, Northumberland East (101), Town of Campbellford, subdist 33, page 8.
  4. Online image of the 1871 Census for Canada (viewed at Ancestry.com), Ontario, Northumberland East (55), Seymour (g-2), page 58.
  5. Online image of the 1881 Census for Canada (viewed at Ancestry.com), Ontario, Northumberland East (123), Seymour Township (G-1), page 1.
  6. Online image of the 1891 Census for Canada (viewed at Ancestry.com), Ontario, Northumberland East (98), Tp Seymour (i-3), page 1.
  7. Online image of the 1901 Census for Canada (Library and Archives Canada, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/02/020122_e.html), Northumberland E (95), Campbellford (c-2), page 6, line 18.
  8. Online image of the 1921 Census for Canada, viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, Northumberland, SD 51, Page 8.
  9. Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Charlotte Kate Bonnycastle, #026637-30.
  10. Evelyn Luttrell, Bonnycastle Family Tree, undated but likely circa 1950.
  11. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Hildegarde Bonnycastle, #019616-77 [name not stated].
  12. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Frank Cassan Bonnycastle, #020702-79.