John William Wray
(1856-1904)
Emma Rachel Farr
(1857-1933)

Laura Verina Wray
(1882-1957)

 

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William Dolphis Manning

Laura Verina Wray 1015,1016

  • Born: 1 Nov 1882, Etobicoke, York, Ontario, Canada 69,137,897
  • Marriage: William Dolphis Manning on 25 Dec 1901 in Turtle Mountain, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada 68,69,897
  • Died: 1957, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada at age 75 4,31
  • Buried: 1957, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 4
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bullet  General Notes:

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bullet  Burial Notes:

Event Description: Queen's Park Cemetery, 3219 4 Street Northwest - Plot E-14-08

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1911 Census of Canada: Laura, age 28, with husband William, age 36, and children Alva, age 8, 1911. 897 , Delbert, age 6, Ella, age 4, and Wray, age 1, with boarder Sel Cough tery, age 14.
Lisgar, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Twp. 3, Rge. 7, W1, p. 6, lines 1-7, househol d 64;
Laura, age 28, with husband William, age 36, and children Alva, age 8 , Delbert, age 6, Ella, age 4, and Wray, age 1, and boarder Sel Cought ery, age 14.

1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Laura Verina, age 35, with husband William Dolphis, age 42, and childr, 1 Jun 1916. 85 en Alva Verina, age 13, Delbert William, age 11, Ella Marjory, age 9 , Wray Dolphis, age 7, and Clayton Lorne, age 1, with lodger Thomas Di ckson, age 40.
Lisgar, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Pembina Municipality, Twp. 3, Rge. 7, W1, p. 1 , lines 16-23, household 4;
Laura, age 35, with husband William, age 42, and children Alva, age 13 , Delbert, age 11, Ella, age 9, Wray, age 7, and Clayton, age 1, wit h lodger Thomas Dickson, age 40.

1921 Census of Canada: Laura, age 38, with husband William, age 45, and children Alva, age 18, 1921. 898 , Delbert, age 16, Ella, age 14, Wray, age 12, and Clayton, age 7.
Lisgar, Pembina, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., Pembina Municipality, Sec. 8, Twp. 3, Rge. 7 , W1, p. 1, lines 3-9, household 2;
Laura, age 38, with husband William, age 45, and children Alva, age 18 , Delbert, age 16, Ella, age 14, Wray, age 12, and Clayton, age 7.

1906 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta): Laura, age 24, with husband William, age 31, and children Alva, age 4, 25 Jun 1906. 202 , and Delbert, age 2, with servant Albert Dawson, age 18.
Darlingford, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada

Residence: Sec. 7, Twp.3, Rge. 7, W1, 25 Jun 1906. 202 Darlingford, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada

Religion: Presbyterian, 1911. 897 Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada

1891 Census of Canada: Laura, age 8, with father John W., age 35, mother Emma, age 32, and si, 23 Apr 1891. 146 blings Hannah E., age 12, Thomas F., age 5, and Luroy, age 1.
Etobicoke, York, Ontario, Canada

1901 Census of Canada: Laura, age 19, with father John, age 45, mother Emma, age 42, and sibl, 16 Apr 1901. 99 ings Frederick, age 15, Lee, age 11, Cecil, age 5, and Zylpah, age 2 , with servant John Asling, age 46.
Turtle Mountain, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada

Family History: Manitoba Local Histories, 16 Apr 2014. 31 Manitoba, Canada
William Manning William Manning was born in Cartwright and married Lau ra Wray in 1901. They settled on a farm owned by Albert Lawson, one mi le south of Darlingford, where they lived for many years. He was empl oyed by Albert Lawson, who was keenly interested in show horses. He dr ove the six horse team at many local fairs and at the big Toronto an d Chicago fairs. The horses won many trophies and ribbons. On returnin g home from Chicago Mr. Lawson and Mr. Manning were honored at a banq uet by the community. Later Mr. and Mrs. Manning left the farm and mov ed into Darlingford where he was employed at the Federal Grain elevato r. Mr. Manning died in Brandon in 1948. Mrs. Manning went to Calgary a nd made her home with her family. She died in Edmonton in 1957. They h ad six children.
Alva was a store clerk, working in Darlingford, Roland, and later, wit h the Hudson Bay Company in Calgary. She married Robert Malcalmson an d lived in Calgary and Nelson, British Columbia. Robert died in 1964 a nd Alva in 1966.
Delbert went to Chicago and was married there. They have a son, Donald . Delbert died in 1947.
Ella married Edward H. Smith and lived in Calgary and Vancouver. She h ad two children, Kenneth and Joan. Ed died in 1967.
Wray married Mary Den Boir and they have four children, who are all ma rried.
Clayton went overseas during the second world war where he met Donell a MacKenzie of Glasgow, Scotland, whom he married in 1946. They have t wo children, Colena and Kirk. Clayton died in 1960.
Merle, the youngest, married Glen Levagood and had two children, Pam a nd Cindy.

Canadian Voter List, 1935. 23 Darlingford, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada

Grave Marker: Queen's Park Cemetery, 3219 4 Street Northwest - Plot E-14-08, 1957. 4 Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Religion: Methodist, 23 Apr 1891. 146 Etobicoke, York, Ontario, Canada

Religion: Presbyterian, 16 Apr 1901. 99 Turtle Mountain, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada

Family History, 1985. 69 Cartwright, Manitoba, Canada
John Wray, Senior
John Wray was born in 1856 in Woodridge, Ontario. His wife, Emma Rache l Farr, was born August 4,1857 at Weston, Ontario. They were married S eptember 24, 1877, in Woodbridge, Ontario.
In 1891 they came west and homesteaded five miles west of Cartwright i n the East Mountain school district.
They had six children; the first four were born in Ontario.
Hannah was born July 12, 1878. She married Dave Duncan on November 20 , 1895.
Laura was born November 1, 1882. She married William Manning Decembe r 25, 1901. They had six children: Alma, Delbert, Lilia, Wray, Clayto n and Merle. They lived in Darlingford, Manitoba.
Fred was born May 23, 1890 (see Fred Wray family history).
Lee Roy was born June 1, 1888 at Woodridge, Ontario. He married Mary A nn Menarey December 17, 1913. (See Lee Wray family history).
Cecil was born August 13, 1896 in Cartwright. He married Kate Hill fro m Badger, Manitoba. They had three children: Edna, Roy and William. Th ey were divorced, he then married Ivy Giles and they had two daughters : Marie and Madeline. He and his third wife had one son Cecil who work s at the Winnipeg Airport.
Zelpha was born November 30, 1899. She married Mac Richards on April 8 , 1924. They had one son Robert born January 17, 1926, and one daughte r Janet. Mac worked for the Manitoba Telephone in Neepawa.
John Wray died November 6, 1904 of blood poisoning.
Mrs. Wray married John Baumwart on November 11, 1910. They then took u p a homestead in Badger, Manitoba. She died March 15, 1933.


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Laura married William Dolphis Manning, son of Charles Manning and Sarah Ann Cottle, on 25 Dec 1901 in Turtle Mountain, Lisgar, Manitoba, Canada 68,69.,897 (William Dolphis Manning was born on 17 Jan 1875 in Ontario, Canada,67,137,897 died in 1948 in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada 31 and was buried in 1948 in Cartwright, Pilot Mound, Manitoba, Canada 4.)




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