Stephen Moffatt Hay

ID # 5707, (1857-1943)
FatherRobert Hay (1828-1886)
MotherMary Moffatt (1830-1909)
BirthStephen Moffatt Hay was born on 1 October 1857 at Maryborough Twp., Wellington County. 
ChristeningHe was christened on 29 November 1857 at Maryborough Twp. 
MarriageHe married Caroline Elizabeth Price Ogden on 12 October 1887 at Toronto, York Co..
Mrge reg. 014384-88 Toronto, York Co.
Stephen Moffatt Hay 30, bachelor, physician, Methodist. Place of birth not given. Residing Toronto. Parents Robert and May Hay.
Caroline Elizabeth Price Ogden, 22, spinster, Methodist. Born and residing Toronto. Parents W. W. and Elizabeth Ogden.
Witnesses Jno. Wesley Oakley and Lilian Greig, apparently both of Toronto.
On October 12th, 1887, at Toronto, by Benj. Longley, ofc (officiant)

The registration was not filed until 1888.
 
DeathHe died on 11 June 1943 at Forest Hill, York Co., at age 85. 
BurialHe was buried on 14 June 1943 at Toronto Necropolis Cemetery. 
NoteStephen was baptized in the Wesleyan Methodist Church by Rev. A. Millar. The baptism was held in Maryborough Township on November 29, 1857. There must have been a Wesleyan Methodist presence in Maryborough from at least this time, though the web site, FadedGenes, does not record a Wesleyan Methodist Church in the village of Hollen until August of 1863. There was a post office at Hollen from 1852 until 1914. This latter per Ghost & Post Offices of Ontario, 1986, Floreen Carter.

The FadedGenes website tells that the church at Hollen was destroyed by fire in 1915, the church records along with it.

Death reg. 043580-43 Forest Hill, York Co.
Stephen Moffatt Hay died on June 11th, 1943, at 224 Dunvegan Road, Forest Hill, Township of York, York County. Residence same.
Widowed. Born Canada, age 85. Wife's name Caroline Ogden Hay. Parents Robert Hay and Mary Moffatt, both shown as being born in Scotland. Informant Mrs. W. R. French, 224 Dunvegan Road, daughter. Burial Toronto Necroplis, June 14/43.

Stephen's father, Robert Hay, was born in Scotland; his mother, Mary Moffatt, was born in the Gore District of Upper Canada. 
Last Edited16 Aug 2017