John Ley

Male 1825 - Aft 1901  (> 77 years)


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  • Name John Ley 
    Born 5 Dec 1825  Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 4 Jul 1826  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 50D19178707D734D84778D761F11E4AB9436 
    Died Aft 1901 
    Person ID I2477  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2009 

    Father James Ley,   b. 1795, Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1842  (Age > 48 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Hall,   b. Abt 1798, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1861  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Abt 2 Jul 1817  Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • marriage bond between James Lee and Mary Ann Hall, 29 July 1817 Registration Year: 1817 book 1800 pg 3972. Sureties: "James Lee and John Bellworth of Sydney Cape Breton, mariners, and George Innes of Halifax, Grocer."
    Family ID F94  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Louisa Lewis,   b. Abt 1841, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1935, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1863  St. Mark's (Anglican), Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1871 Census of Canada Main a Dieu div 1 p. 14 hh 44
      John Ley 45 fisherman
      Alice Ley 31
      Albert L. Ley 7 in school
      Frederick W. Ley 5
      Elizabeth H. Ley 2
      Jno Henry Ley born February 1871

      1881 Census:
      John LEY M Male English 53 Nova Scotia Farmer Fisherman Episcopal
      Alice LEY M Female English 40 Nova Scotia Episcopal
      Albert L LEY Male English 17 Nova Scotia Fisherman Episcopal
      Fredrick W LEY Male English 15 Nova Scotia Fisherman Episcopal
      Elizabeth H LEY Female English 12 Nova Scotia Episcopal
      Douglas W LEY Male English 8 Nova Scotia Episcopal
      Sarah A LEY Female English 5 Nova Scotia Episcopal
      Mary K. LEY Female English 4 Nova Scotia Episcopal
      John Henry LEY Male English <1 Born: Sep; 7/12 Nova Scotia Episcopal
      Main-a-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
      Family History Library Film 1375802
      NA Film Number C-13166
      District 6
      Sub-district J
      Page Number 10
      Household Number 39


      1891 Census of Canada w1/4 hh74 p. 17 Main a dieu
      John LEY 65 NS/NS/US fisherman unemployed
      Alice Louisa LEY 50
      Louis A. LEY 26 seaman
      Lizzie LEY 22
      Douglass W. LEY 18 seaman
      Annie LEY 15
      Catherine LEY 13
      Henry LEY 10
      Rachel L. LEY 8
      everyone can read and write

      10 20 87 Ley John M Head M Dec 5 1825 75
      10 21 87 Ley Alice F Wife M Feb 14 1841 60
      10 22 87 Ley Douglas W. M Son M Feb 12 1873 28
      10 23 87 Ley Annie F Daughter S Sep 15 1875 25
      10 24 87 Ley Catherine F Daughter S Oct 23 1877 23
      10 25 87 Ley Henry J. M Son S Sep 17 1880 20
      10 26 87 Ley Rachel F Daughter S Oct 25 1882 18
      10 27 87 Ley Jane M. F Daughter S Oct 26 1885 15
      10 28 87 Ley Katie F daughter-in- law M Apr 4 1879 21
      10 29 87 Martell John W. M Grandson S Sep 1 1898 2
      Source Information: 1901 Census of Canada
      Subdistrict: Main-a-Dieu, CAPE BRETON, NOVA SCOTIA
      District Number: 28
      Subdistrict Number: u
      Archives Microfilm: T-6448