Ezra Anson Healy

ID # 4729, (1839-1906)
FatherWilliam Case Healy (1812-1849)
MotherMinerva Landon (1811-1884)
BirthEzra Anson Healy was born in 1839 at Augusta Twp., Johnstown District. 
MarriageHe married Martha Southworth on 23 May 1860 at Leeds & Grenville Counties.
MS248 reel 9 Vol 28 p35
Leeds & Grenville Counties

Extracted from a list of marriages solemnized by Rev. James Peck, a minister of the Methodist New Connexion for the year ending 31st December, A.D. 1860

Ezra Anson Kealy (Healy), 22, born Augusta, residing Elizabethtown. Parents W. C. and Minerva Kealy.
Martha Southworth, 17, born Bastard, residing Kitley. Parents S.J. and Diantha Southworth.
Witnesses T. Southworth and Rose Parda.
On May 23, 1860.

In the index for the above record, the groom's surname is written as Kealy and indexed as such. This will be an issue with the clergyman's handwriting.
 
MarriageHe married Abenia Catherine Jones, daughter of Jesse Jones and Harriet Egan, on 19 February 1879 at Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario.
Mrge reg. 011576-79 Drayton, Wellington Co.
Ezra Anson Healy, forty, widower, bailiff, Methodist. Born Leeds County, residing Walkerton. Parents William and Minerva Healy.
Catherine Abenia Magee, thirty five, widow, Methodist. Born Tp. of King, residing Drayton. Parents Jesse and Harriet Jones.
Witnesses Daniel Smith M.D., Hattie Smith, both of Drayton.
On February 19th, 1879, at Drayton, by Rev. J. E. Dyer.
 
DeathHe died in 1906. 
BurialHe was buried at Yorkton City Cemetery, Yorkton, Saskatchewan. 
NoteAt the time of Ezra's birth, Augusta Township was a part of the Johnstown District.

Ezra's first wife was Martha Southworth, born in 1843 in Bastard Township. by 1871 they are in Walkerton, Bruce County, and have four children with them. Martha died in 1878 and Ezra and Abenia were married in 1879. At the time of the 1881 census, Ezra and Abenia are still in Walkerton and the children present all appear to be Martha's.

Ezra and Abenia with their family were in Winnipeg, Manitoba, at the time of the 1891 census. They are in Yorkton, Assiniboia (later Saskatchewan) in 1901. According to information provided by Find-a-Grave, Ezra died in 1906 and is buried in Yorkton City Cemetery. The 1906 western census shows Abenia still in Yorkton, a widow, with some of her children. By the time of the 1911 census, Abenia is in North Dumfries, Waterloo Co. She is with her daughter Annette McKenzie and son-in-law Thomas McKenzie. The census information shows them as being on lot 3 of the 7th concession.
Abenia is still with Thomas and Annette as of the 1921 census. 

Children of Ezra Anson Healy and Martha Southworth

Children of Ezra Anson Healy and Abenia Catherine Jones

Last Edited11 May 2017