Isabella Hill

ID # 4460, (1820-1915)
BirthIsabella Hill was born in 1820 at Scotland. 
MarriageShe married Andrew Carrick, son of Robert Carrick and Jane Harvie, on 10 December 1840 at Beverly Township, Gore District.
GS2987 First Church, Galt, marriage record

(The available copy obtained on this reel is severely faded. It is assembled with the assistance of a partial transcription and a bit of creative reading.)

Nbr. 86
After publication of banns in Beverly on 10 December 1840

Andrew Carrick and Isabella Hill both of Beverly
Witnesses Alexander Harvey (Harvie) and Alexander Carrick

This marriage predates the existence of any known Gore District marriage register.
DeathShe died on 11 July 1915 at Goderich, Ontario. 
BurialShe was buried at Kintail Cemetery, Ashfield Twp., Huron County. 
NoteNote that in the 1871 census at Ashfield Township, Huron County, the enumerator has written the family name poorly. This may be viewed at Library & Archives Canada's microform digitization project for the 1871 census. First see microfilm reel C-9931. Then follow to image (called page) 29. This is of census pages numbers 88 and 89. Page 88 has son Robert with his wife Mary and daughter Martha. Ancestry indexes their name as 'Canack'. Page 89 shows son William his his widowed mother Isabella and some of his siblings and Ancestry indexes the name as Cavack. Note that, here as well, William is shown as a tanner.

Note that the 1851 census in Brantford Township, Andrew and Isabella have a daughter Jane age 9. This approximates to a birth year of 1843, or, just possibly 1842 (see notes under Andrew relating to age in this census.)

In the 1861 census at Ashfield, Jane of 1843 birth seems to be missing. A daughter is shown by the name of Jane Isabella age 3 (it appears to have been originally written as age 3-1/2, but the -1/2 is stroked out.) This second Jane would have been born in approximately 1858. Jane of 1847 isn't present and it's possible that she might have married, but. with the same name, it's does suggest that the first Jane died. A burial for her has not been found.

The problem with the 1861 census entry for Jane Isabella is that in 1871 we find widowed Isabella with a daughter Jane, age 10. Since the 1871 enumerator was just required to ask the age as of last birthday, it does suggest that Jane in 1871 was born in 1861. There is probably an inaccuracy in terms of the way the question was answered in either 1861 or 1871, but Jane in 1881 is still present with her mother in Ashfield Township and her age is given as 19.

Jane was married in Goderich in May of 1883. Her age is shown as 23. The variation in age between Jane as she appears in 1861 and 1871, we must attribute to misreporting.

Death reg. 015902-15 Town of Goderich, Huron Co.
Isabella Carrick, age 95, died July 11, 1915 in Goderich. Born Scotland. Widow. Informant W. Carrick. Her parents are said to be William Hill and Margaret Millen.

Spellings for Isabella's name vary. Isabel is on her gravestone. Isabella seems the more common usage. 

Children of Isabella Hill and Andrew Carrick

Last Edited27 May 2018