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Mary Harvey YELLAND

Female 1902 - 2006  (103 years)


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  • Name Mary Harvey YELLAND 
    Born 23 Nov 1902  Penzance, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Birth announcement: "At 3, Folly-place, Penzance, the wife of John William Henry YELLAND, Baker, a daughter." (Newspaper)
    Gender Female 
    Address 27 Apr 1922  [3
    70 Pritchard Ave., Toronto, Ontario 
    • Address at the time of her marriage.
    Address May 2004  [1
    Baker Centre, Toronto, Ontario 
    • Mary lived with her daughter Vicki until she could no longer manage the stairs in her house, after which it was necessary to move her to appropriate facilities.
    Address 11 Oct 2005  [1
    Baker Center, Ontario, Ontario 
    • In a phone conversation with a nurse in attendance at this nursing home, I was told Mary was doing well in spite of being legally blind. She still walks with the aid of a walker and is very much involved in what is going on around her.
    Died 7 Jan 2006  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Jan 2006  Glendale Memorial Gardens, Etobicoke, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • She is buried in the Gardens of the Good Shepherd, Lot 316 C1; her husband George is elsewhere in the same cemetery.

      DUKE, Mary - After a wonderful full life, at the age of 103, on Saturday, January 7th, 2006. Beloved wife of the late George DUKE. Mary was a special grandma, great-grandma and great-great-grandma and she will be deeply missed by all. Friends may call at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston on Wednesday from 12 noon until time of service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. (Obit)
    Person ID I500  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2015 

    Father John William Henry YELLAND,   b. Abt 1877, St. Stephens by Saltash, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1930, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Mary Harvey MATTHEWS,   b. 25 Mar 1879, Pendeen, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1902  St. Mary's Church, Penzance, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Married 19 April 1902, John William Henry YELLAND, age 26, Bachelor, Confectioner, residing at 4 South Place Folly, Penzance, son of John William St. Keverne YELLAND, Stone-cutter; and Mary Harvey MATTHEWS, age 23, Spinster, residing at 14 Market Pl., daughter of John MATTHEWS, Deceased, Miner, married after Banns on 19 April 1902. Married at St. Mary's Parish Church by Edward C. Barnicrat ?, M.A. Both John and Mary signed their names, as did the witnesses, John William St. Keverne YELLAND and Emma YELLAND. [5]
    Address 23 Nov 1902  [1
    3 Foley Place, Penzance, Cornwall 
    • Address at the time of Mary's birth.
    Address 21 Jul 1907  [6
    50 Argyle St., Toronto, Ontario 
    • Address at the time of John's birth.
    Address 1910  [6
    50 Dodd's Ave., Toronto, Ontario 
    • Address at the time of the birth of Nellie Florence on 20 April 1910.
    Address 1911  [7
    50 Dods Ave., Toronto, Ontario 
    Address 1921  [8
    64 Mould Ave., Toronto, Ontario 
    Address 1930  [9
    70 Pritchard Ave., Toronto, Ontario 
    • This was the address given for a contact person in Canada "Grand Pa, John W. YELLAND" on the immigration document for Albert Edgar DUKE, age 5 weeks, when crossing the Detroit border.
    Documents
    Census 1911: Yelland family
    Census 1911: Yelland family
    John and Mary Yelland and five children living at 50 Dodds Ave., Toronto, Ontario.
    Family ID F131  Group Sheet

    Family George Edgar DUKE,   b. 17 Dec 1899, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1967, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1922  Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The affidavit required before a license or certificate is granted stated George DUKE, Machinist, residing 118 Lappin Ave., Toronto; Mary YELLAND, Inspector, residing at 70 Pritchard Ave., Toronto. Their intention was to marry in Toronto and this document was signed on 4 April 1922.

      George Edgar DUKE, age 22, Bachelor, son of John William DUKE, born England, and Faith TARRY, born England; and Mary Harvey YELLAND, age 19, Spinster, daughter of John William Henry YELLAND, born England, and Mary Harvey MATTHEWS, married 27 April 1922, at St. John's Church, West Toronto, York. Religion of both: Anglican. Witnesses: Ernest Arthur DUKE and Lena DUKE, both of 118 Lappin Ave., Toronto. [Lena DUKE could have been his sister, Helena.] [3]
    Address 1923  [1
    Indian Rd., Toronto, Ontario 
    Address 1924-1930  [1
    70 Pritchard Ave., Toronto, Ontario 
    Address 1933-1934  [1
    2015 Andover St., Detroit, Michigan 
    Address 1935  [1
    214 A Caledonia Rd., Toronto, Ontario 
    • Address at the time of Charles' birth.
    Address 1951  [9
    Toronto, Ontario. 
    • This was the address given by Ernest DUKE when he crossed the Detroit border to visit "cousin Andy" in Michigan.
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. George Edgar DUKE,   b. 19 May 1924, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 2012, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Living
     4. Ernest Albert DUKE,   b. 16 Jun 1930, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 2003, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Living
     6. Kathleen Patricia DUKE,   b. 10 Nov 1934, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 2004, Mississauga, Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. Living
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F133  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Duke family
    Duke family
    L-R: Mary Harvey Duke, nee Yelland; George Edgar Duke, Mabel Plumley, nee Yelland.
    Mother and daughter
    Mother and daughter
    L-R: Mary Harvey Duke nee Yelland; Mary Harvey Yelland, nee Matthews.

    Documents
    Birth announcement: Mary Harvey Yelland
    Birth announcement: Mary Harvey Yelland
    Published in Cornishman on 11 December 1902.

  • Sources 
    1. [S676] Personal communication.

    2. [S217] Newspaper.

    3. [S109] Civil Marriage Registration.

    4. [S11] Obituary/Death or Funeral notice.

    5. [S244] Parish Register, St. Mary's, Penzance, Cornwall (original register).

    6. [S50] Civil Birth Registration.

    7. [S308] Census of Canada, 1911, (1 June 1911).

    8. [S984] Census of Canada, 1921, (Enumerated 1 June 1921).

    9. [S391] Passenger List and/or Border Crossings.


  

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