Sophia Josephine Taylor

ID # 6887, (1854-1927)
BirthSophia Josephine Taylor was born on 14 September 1854 at Carnalea, Lisburn, Ireland. 
MarriageShe married Jacob Hespeler, son of Jacob Hespeler and Elise (Lissie) Diehl, on 28 April 1880 at Township of Westminster, Middlesex Co..
Mrge reg. 006672-80 Westminster Twp., Middlesex Co.
Jacob Hespeler, 25, bachelor, banker, Church of England. Born Preston, residing Millbrook. Parents Jacob and Lizzie Hespeler.
Sophia Josephine Taylor, 24, spinster, Church of England. Born Ireland, residing London (Ontario). Parents John B. and Jane Taylor. Witnesses James Mahon, London, and Charlotte Higginson, New York.
On 28th April, 1880, at the residence of Col. Taylor, Township of Westminster, by Rev. Edward M. Bland.
DeathShe died on 4 December 1927 at Toronto, York Co., at age 73. 
BurialShe was buried on 6 December 1927 at Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo, Ontario. 
NoteDeath reg. 007319-27 Toronto, York Co.
Sophie Josephine Hespeler died at 626 Church Street on December 4, 1927. Widow. Age 73. Retired lady. Born Ireland Sept. 14, 1854. At place of death 7 days. Parents John B. Taylor, born England, and Jane Higgins, born Ireland. Physician R. H. Thomas. Informant Ethel Hespeler, Alexandra Apartments. Burial Dec. 6, 1927, at Hespeler. (Actually at town of Waterloo.)

The Globe, Toronto, edition of December 6, 1927, page 14, carries a death notice for Sophie Josephine Hespeler. This provides some additional information not found in the above death notice.

It tells that she was born in Carnalea, Lisburn, Ireland. Her father was John Barton Taylor, late of Springwood, London, Ontario, and that her late husband was Jacob Hespeler. She died on December 4, 1927, in Toronto, but that the funeral service was in Waterloo at St. Saviour's Church at 2pm, December 6. Interment at Waterloo.

Other than her husband and father, family names are not mentioned. 

Children of Sophia Josephine Taylor and Jacob Hespeler

Last Edited23 Mar 2019