Mary Ellen 'Ella' Taylor1

ID # 935, (1873-1923)
Descendants of John Coleman & Elizabeth Lawrason
     Mary Ellen 'Ella' Taylor was born on 7 July 1873 at Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 She married Charles Wood, son of Samuel Wood and Maria Coleman, on 10 November 1892 at Galt, Waterloo County, Ontario. (notes: Transcriptions for registrations at Galt during this era are difficult. The handwriting of the clerk is difficult to decipher. Still, the following seems a reasonable translation of the intent:

Marriage reg. 012168-92 Galt, Waterloo Co. 10 Nov. 1892 at Galt. Charles E. Wood, 25, bachelor, farmer, born and residing Beverly, Methodist. Parents Samuel Wood and Maria Coleman. Ella Taylor, 20, spinster, born and residing Beverly, Methodist. Parents Joseph Taylor and 'Athriana' Shaver. Witnesses Hannah B. Griffin and Maggie Griffin. Clergyman Rev. M.S. Griffin.).1
She died on 2 July 1923 at Lot 7 Conc 2, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario, at age 49.1 She was buried on 4 July 1923 at Troy Cemetery, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 Birth reg. 025560-73 Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co. 7 July 1873, Mary Ellen Taylor, d/o Joseph Taylor, farmer, and Athrena Shaver. Informant James E. Orr, Merchant, Lynden, Beverly.

James E. Orr was postmaster of Lynden from 1870 to 1880.

Death reg. 038163-23 Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co. Mary Ellen Wood, place of death Con. 2, lot 7, Beverly. Married, age 49 yrs., 11 mos., 2 dys. Born in Canada July 7, 1874. (Her birth registration states 1873.)Parents Joseph Taylor and Athrenia Shaver, both born Canada. Informant Charles Wood, R.R. #2, Copetown, husband. Date of death July 2, 1923. Burial at Troy July 4, 1923.1

Last Edited=9 Nov 2007

Children of Mary Ellen 'Ella' Taylor and Charles Wood


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.