Saturday, January 16, 2016

Margaret Sophia, Daughter Of Marmaduke Richmond

M. Sophia Richmond, 8 (Marmaduke, 7, John 6, Sylvester 5, Cyrus 4, John 3, Edward 2, John 1).

Margaret Sophia and her twin brother, John Richmond, were about 2 years old when the 1851 census was taken:

1851 Census Canada West, Northumberland County
Marmaduke Richmond, Yeoman, Quaker, Age 34
Levina Richmond, Age 32
M. Sta_ Richmond, Age 8
John Richmond, Age 2
M. Sophia Richmond, Age 2
Dorothy Richmond, b. New Brunswick, Quaker, Age 62

M. Sophia in the 1861 census:

1861 Census - Source

Marmaduke Richmond's wife, Levina [Terrill], was married to Thomas Outwaters and living with children John Richmond and his twin sister, M. Sophia Richmond, according to the 1861 census. Marmaduke probably died between 1851 and 1856.

Margaret Sophia Richmond married Almon Bristol Spencer.  Almon was the son of John Spencer and Elizabeth Terrill.  Note:  Almon Bristol Spencer was a descendant of Gerard Spencer and Alice Whitbread, as am I.

Children: Robert Almon Spencer (1873-1910); Alberta Lavinia Spencer (1876-1891); Clara Elizabeth Spencer (1878-1878); and Arthur Spencer (1880-1880).

Margaret Sophia (Richmond) Spencer died 28 April 1880, at Woodville, Ontario, Canada.

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