James Maitland Tassie1
#2324, (c 1837 - 1893)
|Charts||Descendants of John Inkster & Abigail Marion|
Ann Inkster & James Maitland Tassie descendants
Children of James Maitland Tassie and Ann Inkster
|Birth||James Maitland Tassie was born circa 1837 in Paisley, Renfrewshire.2|
|Marriage||He married Ann Inkster, daughter of William Inkster and Elizabeth O'Donnell, on 2 Mar 1860 in Hastings County, Ontario.|
Details from register: James Tassie, age 23, residence 6th Concession Madoc, born in Paisley Scotland, parents Robert & Jane Tassie;
Ann Inkster, 21, residence 4th Concession Madoc, born in Fermanagh Ireland, parents William & Elizabeth Inkster;
The witness was John Inkster of 4th Con Madoc and they were married by D Wishart, Presbyterian Minister of Madoc.2
|1861 Census||James and Ann Tassy appeared on the 1861 Census of Marmora and Lake Township, Hastings County, Ontario. They were with John and Isabella Keys but were tallied as not members of the family. However, in a later column it was recorded that only one family lived in the one story log house. James was 22, born in Scotland, and a yeoman. Ann was 22 and born in Canada. Their religion was Church of Scotland. [I believe that Isabella Keys was Ann's aunt (her mother's sister)]3|
|1871 Census||James and Anne Tassie appeared on the 1871 Census of Madoc, Hastings County, Ontario. James was 33, born in Scotland, and a farmer. Ann was 33 and born in Ontario. The family was of Scotch origin and their religion was Presbyterian. Their children were Elizabeth (10), Jane (7), Issbell F (4), and James A (4 months). Elizabeth and Jane went to school.4|
|1881 Census||James and Anne Tassie appeared on the 1881 Census of Bruce, Bruce North, Ontario. James was 45, a farmer, and born in Scotland. Ann was 44 and born in Ontario. They were Presbyterian. Their children were Elizabeth (20), Jane (18), James (10), and Abigail (8). James attended school. [The image was very poor so this information was partially obtained from the familysearch transcription available online]5|
|1891 Census||James and Annie Tassie appeared on the 1891 Census of Owen Sound, Grey County, Ontario. The Tassies lived in a two story wooden house with 7 rooms. James was 54, born in Scotland, parents born in Scotland, religion Canada Presbyterian, and was employed as a Laborer. Annie was 53, born in Ontario, father born in Scotland, mother born in Ireland, and religion Canada Presbyterian. Their children at home were Bella (23, school teacher), James (20, steam boat sailor), and Abbie V (18).6|
|Death||James died on 30 Oct 1893 in Owen Sound, Grey County, Ontario.|
Information from the register: James Maitland Tassie, age 55, Labourer, born Paisley Scotland, Presbyterian, informant [his daughter] Isabella Tassie spinster Owen Sound, registered 30 Oct 1893.1
|Last Edited||22 Sep 2013|
- Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. James Maitland Tassie, #006100-93.
- Province of Ontario Marriage Registers: James Tassie & Ann Inkster, 1860, film #1030057, Family History Library.
- 1861 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Canada West, Hastings County, Marmora and Lake Township (1), page 14.
- 1871 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, North Hastings (62), Madoc (2-e), page 4.
- 1881 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, North Bruce (177), Bruce Township (a-1), page 15.
- 1891 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, North Grey (68), West Ward Owen Sound, page 43.
- E-mails from Sharon Hoskyn, BC, to J Kolthammer, date of photo estimated - Myrtle was born in Sept 1890 and James died in Oct 1893.
- Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Chalmers/Tassie, #003584-86.
- Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Robertson/Tassie, #004207-87.
- Death certificate registered in the Province of British Columbia. Isobel Tryphena Tassie, #1936-09-516678.
- Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Tassie/Lockwood, #004519-96.