Eva Rosalind Bonnycastle1

#61, (1873 - 1953)
FatherFrancis Edward Bonnycastle1 (1841 - 1904)
MotherElizabeth Lennox1 (1849 - 1930)
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of John Bonnycastle
Charts5 Generations of Descendants of Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1791-1847)
Eva Bonnycastle
(inscribed "To Aunt Sarah with love from Eva")

Life Events

BirthEva Rosalind Bonnycastle was born on 10 May 1873 in Ontario.2
 
(with Parents) 1881 CensusEva R Bonnycastle appeared on the 1881 Census of Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario with her parents and grandparents. She was 7 and born in Ontario.3 
(with Parents) 1891 CensusEva Bonnycastle appeared on the 1891 Census of Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario with her parents. She was 17, born in Ontario, parents born in Ontario, and religion Church of England.1 
(Witness) Marriage Eva Rosalind Bonnycastle witnessed the marriage of John Gavin Hamilton and her cousin Mabel Eleanor Bonnycastle on 15 Sep 1897 in Christ Church Anglican, Campbellford, Northumberland County, Ontario.4,5 
(with Parents) 1901 CensusEvia Bonnycastle appeared on the 1901 Census of Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario with her parents. She was 27, single, born May 10 1873 in Ontario, of English origin, religion Church of England, and no recorded occupation.2 
NoteEva witnessed the marriage of John Givan [sic - actually Govan] and Lavinia Cassan on 31 Jul 1901 in Seymour, Northumberland County, Ontario.6,7 
(Surety) ProbateEva Rosalind Bonnycastle provided surety for the administration of her grandmother Eleanor Mary Susan Bonnycastle's estate in 1906 in Northumberland County, Ontario.8 
(Other3) 1911 CensusEva R Bonnycastle appeared on the 1911 Census of Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario, in the household of Charles Edward Bonnycastle and Henrietta Cassan. She was recorded as the single sister of Charles, age 38, born May 1873 in Ontario, and had no occupation.9 
(Other) 1921 CensusEva appeared on the 1921 Census of Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario, in the household of her brother Charles. She was 48, single, and born in Ontario.10 
MarriageEva Rosalind Bonnycastle married Frederick Clarke on 8 Oct 1921 in Campbellford, Northumberland County, Ontario.
Details from the certificate: Fred Arthur Clarke, farmer, bachelor, age 39, Anglican, birthplace Tp of Cramahe, residence Tp of Haldemand, father Walter John Clarke born Grafton Ontario, mother Ellen Wood;
Eva Rosalind Bonnycastle, spinster, 43, Anglican, birthplace and residence Tp of Seymour, father Frank Bonnycastle birthplace Campbellford, mother Elizabeth Lennox;
They were married by C E Clarke, Anglican clergyman, and the witnesses were Allan Bonnycastle and Helen Bonnycastle, both of Campbellford.11 
(Mentioned) ObituaryShe was mentioned in Charles Edward Bonnycastle's 1929 obituary as sister Mrs. Clark of Westport.12 
(Mentioned) ProbateEva R Clarke was mentioned in the probate file of Charles Edward Bonnycastle's estate on 26 Apr 1930 in Cobourg, Northumberland County, Ontario. Included in a list of legacies charged on the land by F.E. Bonnycastle's estate was $1000 to Eva R Clarke.13 
DeathEva died in 1953.14
 
Gravestone14
Eva Rosalind Bonnycastle gravestone
Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Campbellford
Last Edited18 Nov 2011

Citations

  1. Online image of the 1891 Census for Canada (viewed at Ancestry.com), Ontario, Northumbrland East (98), Seymour Township (i-3), page 4.
  2. Online image of the 1901 Census for Canada (Library and Archives Canada, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/02/020122_e.html), Northumberland E (95), Seymour (i-1), page 9, line 47.
  3. Online image of the 1881 Census for Canada (viewed at Ancestry.com), Ontario, Northumberland East (123), Seymour Township (G-1), page 1.
  4. Parish Register of Christ Church Anglican, Campbellford, Ontario (Diocese of Toronto Archives, photocopied records), Hamilton/Bonnycastle marriage, 1897.
  5. Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Hamilton/Bonnycastle, #010367.
  6. Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Givan/Cassan marriage, 1901.
  7. E-mails from Harley Cassan to Jennifer Kolthammer (J Kolthammer, file), reports name is actually Govan.
  8. Eleanor Mary Susan Bonnycastle, Probate File Surrogate Court of Ontario (United Counties of Northumberland and Durham), Family History Library, Film #1452202.
  9. Online image of the 1911 Census for Canada (Library and Archives Canada, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/02/020122_e.html), Ontario, Northumberland East (101), Seymour Township, subdist 25, page 10.
  10. Online image of the 1921 Census for Canada, viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, Northumberland, SD 42, Page 1.
  11. Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Fred Arthur Clarke & Eva Rosalind Bonnycastle, #016784-1921.
  12. Obituary of Charles E Bonnycastle in an unknown newspaper, 1929. from the collection of the Campbellford-Seymour Heritage Society, Campbellford, Ontario.
  13. Charles Edward Bonnycastle, Probate File 11798, Family History Library, Film #1504130.
  14. Monumental inscription on the gravestone of Eva R Bonnycastle (Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Campbellford, Ontario).