James Harvey Fidlar1
#661, (1842 - 1913)
|Father||John Fidlar1,2 (1804 - a 1881)|
|Mother||Elizabeth Harvey1 (1811 - 1882)|
|Charts||Descendants of John Inkster & Abigail Marion|
Descendants of Magnus Fidlar & Janet Irvine
Isabella Inkster & James Harvey descendants
Child of James Harvey Fidlar and Isabella Inkster
|Note.||James Harvey Fidlar was named after his maternal grandfather James Harvey. [see pop-up pedigree above]3|
|Birth||James Harvey Fidlar was born on 8 Jun 1842 in Marmora Township, Hastings County, Ontario.1,4|
|(with Parents) 1861 Census||Jas H Fidler [sic] appeared on the 1861 Census of Marmora Township, Hastings County, Ontario with his parents. He was 19, a labourer, born in Canada, Church of Scotland, and attended school that year.5|
|(with Parents) 1871 Census||James Fidler [sic] appeared on the 1871 Census of Marmora Township, Hastings County, Ontario with his parents. He was 27, born in Ontario, Free Presbyterian, and a farmer.6|
|(Informant) Death||James H Fidlar of Marmora registered the 1875 death of [his uncle] James Fidlar.7|
|(with Parents) 1881 Census||James H appeared on the 1881 Census of Marmora Township, Hastings County, Ontario with his parents. He was 37 years old, single, born in Ontario, a farmer, and Presbyterian.2|
|(Informant) Death||James Fidlar, farmer of Marmora, registered the 1882 death of [his mother] Elizabeth.8|
|Residence||In 1884, brothers James Harvey Fidlar and Magnus Fidlar lived in Concession 5 Lot 15, Shanick, Marmora Township, Hastings County, Ontario.9|
|Marriage||James Harvey Fidlar married Isabella Inkster, daughter of William Inkster and Elizabeth O'Donnell, on 26 Jan 1887 in Fenelon Falls, Victoria County, Ontario.|
Information from certificate: Jas Harvey Fidler, 44, residence Marmora, born Marmora, bachelor, Farmer, Presbyterian, parents John Fidler & Elizabeth Harvey;
Isabella Inkster, 41, residence Fenelon Falls, born Marmora, spinster, Presbyterian, parents William Inkster & Elizabeth O'Donald;
They were married by Rev D Wishart and the witnesses were [Isabella's siblings] John Inkster & Elizabeth McKenzie, both of Marmora.1
|1891 Census||James and Isabella Fidlar appeared on the 1891 Census of Marmora Township, Hastings County, Ontario, enumerated 24 Apr 1891. They lived in a 2 story, 7 room brick house. James was 49, born in Ontario, parents born in Scotland, religion Presbyterian, and was a farmer employing one person. Isabella was 47, born in Ontario, parents born in Scotland, and religion Presbyterian. With them was James' brother Magnus (47, farmer).10|
|Note.||Sometime between 1891 and 1901, they adopted Agnes Bessie Malcolm. She was born in 1888 in Owen Sound.|
|1901 Census||James and Issabella Fidlar appeared on the 1901 Census of Marmora, Hastings County, Ontario, at Lot 15 Con 5. James was born 8 June 1842, rural Ontario, age 58, Scotch, Pres, Farming They owned 500 acres and lived in a 10 room brick house with 8 outbuildings. James was 58, born 8 June 1842 in rural Ontario, of Scotch origin, Presbyterian, and was a farmer working on his own account. Isabella was 58, born 5 June 1842 in rural Ontario, and was of Scotch origin. With them was their daughter, Bessie, age 12, and James' brother Magnus (55, farmer, not able to read or write).4|
|1911 Census||James Fidlar appeared on the 1911 Census of Marmora & Lake Township, Hastings County, Ontario, at Lot 18 Concession 5. James was a boarder with a Cameron family. He was age 68, married, born in June 1842 in Ontario, of Scotch origin, Canadian, Presbyterian, no profession noted, and could read, write & speak English. [Isabella has not yet been found in the 1911 census]11|
|Death||James died on 22 Dec 1913 in Port Elgin, Ontario.|
Information from the registration: James Harvey Fidlar, age 71 years 6 months 14 days, born Marmora Ontario, died Port Elgin Ontario, Retired farmer, married, father John Fidlar, mother Elizabeth Harvey, attended by Dr FH Wells of Port Elgin, and the informant was [his niece] Mrs Richard Daniel, Paisley, Ontario.12
|(Mentioned) Passenger List||He was mentioned on a border crossing record for Agnes Fidlar on 24 Sep 1920 in Detroit. He was described as her father Harvey Fidlar of Calgary, Alberta.14|
|Last Edited||29 Jan 2013|
- Marriage Registrations of Ontario, 1857-1928. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Fidler/Inkster, #011911-87 [image blurry].
- 1881 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, North Hastings (122), Township of Marmora & Lake (f-1), page 15.
- Inferred from analysis of data: Typically the 2nd son is named after the mother's father but in this case it was the first son.
- 1901 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Hastings (71), Marmora & Lake (j-2), page 15, line 5.
- 1861 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Canada West, Hastings County, Marmora & Lake Township (1), page 14.
- 1871 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, Hastings North (62), Marmora & Lake (d-1), page 18.
- Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. James Fidlar, #003047-75.
- Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Elizabeth Fidar, #006666-82.
- The Union Publishing Company The Union Publishing Co's Farmers' and Business Directory, for the Counties of Frontenac, Hastings, Leeds, Lennox, Addington and Prince Edward. 1884-5, Union Publishing Co., Ingersoll, (1884) (Archives of Canada (online), www.collectionscanada.ca) "page 106."
- 1891 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, Hastings North (74), Marmora & Lake Township (j-2), page 20.
- 1911 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. 80 Hastings West, sd 17, ed 2, page 7.
- Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. James Harvey Fidlar, #009662-13.
- James Harvey Fidlar, Funeral Card, 1913 (Sharon Hoskyn).
- Border Crossings: from Canada to U.S., 1895-1956, images (www.ancestry.com) "Agnes Fidlar, Detroit, 24 September 1920."