Thomas Fleming

M, ID# 1186, (1823-1896)
     Thomas Fleming was born on 28 August 1823.1 He married second Hannah Matilda Jones, daughter of James Jones and Hannah Goodale, in 1856.2 He died on 5 June 1896 in Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario, at age 72.3,4 He was buried in Troy Cemetery, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.3

Thomas's obituary in the Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, Ontario, on 15 June 1896 read:
"FLEMING (Rockton) - Thomas Fleming, an old resident of Beverly, died on Friday, June 5, after an illness of one week. Deceased was born in Yorkshire England on Aug. 27, 1824, and emigrated to Canada when he was twenty years of age. After spending a short time in Toronto he came to Beverly, where he spent the rest of his life. He first married Mary Wedge, and on her decease married Mrs. Matilda Wedge, who still survives him. For 42 years he had led a consistent Christian life, and his remains were followed to the cemetery at Troy by a large concourse of people."4

Last Edited=1 Feb 2018

Children of Thomas Fleming and Hannah Matilda Jones


  1. [S68] Troy Cemetery Transcriptions, online (…).
  2. [S366] Descendants of James Jones & Hannah Goodale, manuscript, compiled by Walter Scott Jones; revised by Harley A Misener, privately held by Faye West, Edmonton, Alberta. Online:
  3. [S371] Thomas Fleming & family Tombstone, Troy Cemetery, Troy, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario; recorded/photographed by Faye West, 14 Apr 2002.
  4. [S1880] Deaths from the Hamilton Spectator, Glanbrook Heritage Society Archives; archived ( accessed 31 Jan 2018).