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Phoenix, Abraham

Male 1815 - 1886  (71 years)


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  • Name Phoenix, Abraham 
    Born 1815  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1851  Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 01 Oct 1886  Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2119  VANVALKENBURGH
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2020 

    Father Phoenix, John Read,   b. 1781, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Reid, Margaret,   b. 1786, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1864, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 26 Jun 1805  Grantham Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ryan, Margaret C.,   b. 1820, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Mar 1897, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 12 Mar 1843  Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Phoenix, John W.,   b. 27 Nov 1843,   d. 25 Oct 1844, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
     2. Phoenix, Amarantha F.,   b. 07 Mar 1847, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     3. Phoenix, Ebenezer N.,   b. 08 Aug 1848, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1917, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Natural]
     4. Phoenix, Hulda Ann Jane,   b. 27 Feb 1851, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jun 1864, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)  [Natural]
     5. Phoenix, Emma Agnes,   b. 16 Jun 1853, Nelson Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1855, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [Natural]
     6. Phoenix, Effie Helena,   b. 17 Mar 1866, Port Credit, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    Family ID F781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Graves of Abraham Phoenix (1815-1886) and Margaret C. Ryan (1820-1897)
    Graves of Abraham Phoenix (1815-1886) and Margaret C. Ryan (1820-1897)
    Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario


    The transcription for this cemetery suggests that this grave (or a nearby stone) is for Abraham's parents John Read Phoenix (1781-1862) and Margaret Read (1786-1864).

    See an 1858 map of this cemetery.

    Maps
    ATLAS- HALTON Co. (Trafalgar Twp.) & PEEL Co. (Toronto Twp.) 1858/9 Geo. Tremaine.
    ATLAS- HALTON Co. (Trafalgar Twp.) & PEEL Co. (Toronto Twp.) 1858/9 Geo. Tremaine.
    Shows St. Peter's Anglican cemetery and Munn's United Cemetery, and the VV relatives on their lots along Dundas St. From east to west: Ira VV, Eleanor (Conover) widow of Moses Teeter and George Phoenix, Samuel Conover husband of Lovina VV, Abraham & George Phoenix (Fenix). The VV's in this area started out as members of the Anglican church, as it was the only church available, but most converted to Methodism.

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] 1851 Canada West census - ONTARIO-Halton-Trafalgar-Vann, Canada. "Census of 1851" (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada. Trafalgar, Peel County, Canada West (Ontario); Schedule: A; Roll: C-11726.
      Trafalgar, Halton Co., Canada West

      Abraham Phenix, 35 b. 1817 Canada
      Margaret C., 31 b. 1821 Canada
      Ebenezer N., 7 b. 1845 Canada
      Armintha F.A., 4 b. 1848 Canada
      Huldia A.J., 2 b. 1850 Canada
      John Phenix, 70 b. 1782 United States
      Margaret, 64 b. 1788 Canada
      George, 30 b. 1822 Canada
      Harriett Vann, 8 b. 1844 Canada
      Abraham Vann, 13 b. 1839 Canada

      *Abraham and Harriet Vann living with Phenix grandparents and uncles on their mother's side.