Mary Alderson1

ID # 783, (1840-1866)
     Mary Alderson was born in October 1840 at Virginia.1 She married Henry Husband on 9 April 1859 at Nassagaweya, Halton County, Ontario. (notes: The marriage for Henry and Mary appears in the Halton County MarriageRegister:

Husband, Henry B., 25, Nassagaweya, Nassagaweya, s/o John & Ellizabeth, married 9 April 1859; Mary Alderson, 19, Nassagaweya, Puslinch, d/oThomas & Jane.).1
She died on 9 March 1866 at East Flamboro Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario, at age 25.1 She was buried at Ebenezer United Church, Campbellville, Ontario.1 Mary's name appears on Henry's stone in St. Judes Cemetery, but she is buried, per Henry's diary, at Enenezer Church in Campbellville.

Her obituary as it appears on page 4 of the July 4, 1866, issue of the Christian Advocate is as follows:

Husband, Mrs. Mary - Mary Alderson was born in Virginia, in October 1840, came to Canada as a child, and was converted on the Eramosa Circuit. On April 9, 1859, she married Henry Husband, and joined the New Connexion Church, of which he was a member. Later, she joined the M.E. Church on the Flamboro Circuit. She died of consumption in East Flamboro Twp., March 9, 1866, and was buried in the New Connexion graveyard, Nasagaweya; survived by her husband and 4 sons. - July 4, 1866. p. 4.1

Last Edited=18 May 2008

Children of Mary Alderson and Henry Husband


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.