Hannah Matilda Jones

F, ID# 556, (1831-1898)
     Hannah Matilda Jones was born in 1831 in Troy, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1,2 She was the daughter of James Jones and Hannah Goodale.1,3 She married first Wesley Wedge in 1846.2 She was left a widow when Wesley Wedge died on 11 September 1854.1 She married second Thomas Fleming in 1856.2 She and Thomas Fleming adopted Orpha Electa (--?--) before 1871.4,5 She was left a widow when Thomas Fleming died on 5 June 1896.6,7 She died on 3 February 1898 of grippe and pneumonia in Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.8,7,6 She was buried in Troy Cemetery, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.6

Hannah's obituary in the Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, Ontario, on 9 February 1898 read:
"FLEMING (Rockton) - Mrs. Thomas Fleming, widow of Thomas Fleming, died at her home near the village on Thursday. Deceased was an old resident of the township and was highly respected."7

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1871Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, OntarioThomas Fleming4
Last Edited=15 Jun 2018

Children of Hannah Matilda Jones and Wesley Wedge

Children of Hannah Matilda Jones and Thomas Fleming


  1. [S68] Troy Cemetery Transcriptions, online (http://www.interment.net/data/canada/ontario/wentworth/bev/…).
  2. [S366] Descendants of James Jones & Hannah Goodale, manuscript, compiled by Walter Scott Jones; revised by Harley A Misener, privately held by Faye West, Edmonton, Alberta. Online: https://www.fayewest.ca/documents/jones_descendants.pdf
  3. [S1653] Letter from Emery Coe Jones (New Westminster, BC) to Clifford Jones, 28 Sep 1958; copy privately held by Faye West (Edmonton, Alberta). Letter contains a hand-drawn chart of descendants of James Jones. Letter details sources of the information., From James William Jones (Emery's grandfather) about 1900.
  4. [S1842] 1871 Census (Beverly, North Wentworth, Ontario), Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario C-9924, Thomas Fleming family, page 4, lines 17-19.
  5. [S1928] Orpha Electa Fleming and Alexander Arnold, Marriage registration 013275 (30 Oct 1883), Archives of Ontario, Toronto, York County, Ontario.
  6. [S371] Thomas Fleming & family Tombstone, Troy Cemetery, Troy, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario; recorded/photographed by Faye West, 14 Apr 2002.
  7. [S1880] Deaths from the Hamilton Spectator, Glanbrook Heritage Society Archives; archived (http://www.glanbrookheritage.ca/archivesreference.htm: accessed 31 Jan 2018).
  8. [S1930] Hannah Matilda Fleming, Death Registration 022837 (3 Feb 1898), Archives of Ontario, Toronto, York County, Ontario.