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Thomas Edward Hastings

Male 1822 - 1890  (68 years)


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  • Name Thomas Edward Hastings 
    Born 1822  Lot 30, Conc 6, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Apr 1890  Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 68 years 
    Cause: cancer 
    Buried Dickson's Hill, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I00319  All
    Last Modified 31 May 2010 

    Father Thomas Hastings,   b. 25 Dec 1778, Cavanacreagh, Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1837, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Sarah Mitchell,   b. 1784, Black Hills, Newtown Cunningham, Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1861, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Abt 1803  Donegal ?, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Markham Township Map 1878
    Markham Township Map 1878
    CAUTION: This image is very large. Not meant for access by dial-up users.

    Image is cropped showing north half of Markham Township. Hastings property was Lots 30 and 31, Concession 7.
    Family ID F0087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matilda Jane Thompson,   b. Jul 1834, Pine Grove, Vaughan Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1885, Almira, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1857  [2
    Notes 
    • Newspaper clipping found in the family bible:

      A GOOD MOTTO

      When wealth is lost, nothing is lost.
      When health is lost, something is lost.
      When character is lost, all is lost.
    Children 
     1. Martha Mariah Hastings,   b. 24 Mar 1858, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1931, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Sarah Annie Hastings,   b. 5 Feb 1860,   d. 4 Apr 1860, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Thomas Edward "Eddie" Hastings,   b. 14 Mar 1861, Lot 30, Conc 6, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1942, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Annie Matilda Hastings,   b. 14 Mar 1861, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1878, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F0052  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1822 - Lot 30, Conc 6, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 68 years - 27 Apr 1890 - Markham Township, York County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Dickson's Hill, Markham Township, York County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Death record of Thomas Hastings
    Death record of Thomas Hastings

    Headstones
    HASTINGS, Thomas and Matilda THOMPSON
    HASTINGS, Thomas and Matilda THOMPSON

    Histories
    Bond of Thomas Hastings to Sarah Hastings
    Bond of Thomas Hastings to Sarah Hastings
    Last Will and Testament of Thomas Hastings
    Last Will and Testament of Thomas Hastings

  • Notes 
    • He spent his life farming the Hastings Homestead at Lot 30 and 31 of Concession 7, Markham Township. Thomas paid his mother, Sarah 800 pounds Canadian money for the farm on July 8, 1853.

      Will is originally dated Sept 17, 1889 and a correction dated March 31, 1890 and is witnessed by Maxson Jones and Maud P Hastings. Executors were Thomas Edward Hastings and Martha M Francey. It notes daughter Martha Mariah Francey, son Thomas Edward Hastings, and brother Cunningham Hastings. A sum is also given to Catharine Algo who "has lived with me six years last May and to fulfill a bargain I made with her mother I give..."

      Upon his death, his farm was divided between his two living children. Martha received west half of the east half of lot thirty one in the sixth concession of the township of Markham. Her brother, Eddie received the east half of lot thirty in the sixth concession of the township of Markham.


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      Federal Census of 1871 (Ontario Index)

      HASTINGS , THOMAS
      Sex: Male
      Age: 47
      Birthplace: ONTARIO
      Religion: Primitive Methodist
      Origin: IRISH
      Occupation: FARMER
      District: YORK EAST ( 045 )
      Sub-district: Markham ( D )
      Division: 4
      Page: 50
      Microfilm reel: C-9969
      Reference: RG31 Statistics Canada

  • Sources 
    1. [S065467] Tombstone.

    2. [S067041] Family Bible of Thomas Hastings.




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