Orpha BAILIE

Female 1896 - 1931  (35 years)


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  • Name Orpha BAILIE 
    Born 26 Jan 1896  Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Apr 1931  Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 Apr 1931  Gordon Cemetery, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11323  Manitoulin Roots
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2014 

    Father Matthew BAILIE,   b. 27 Feb 1863, County Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1935, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Martha Diana FOSTER,   b. 10 Apr 1870, Allandale, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1922, Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1892  Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ontario Vital Records - Marriages #001 138 - 1892
      Mathew BAILIE, 29, farmer, born County Down, Ireland and Martha Diana FOSTER, 22, born Scarboro were married 2 July 1892 at Billings. Parents of Groom:William Bailie and Mary. Parents of Bride: Edward Foster and Mary. Witnesses: George Foster and Annie Foster, Billings Township.

      Through the Years, Vol. 1, No. 3, January 1984, Page 21 (from Manitoulin Guide, 1892)
      MARRIED - Bailey - Foster - At the residence of the bride's father, in the township of Billings, on Wednesday the 20th., by the Rev. J. J. MacGillivray. M.A. of Gore Bay, Mr. Matthew Bailey to Miss Martha D. Foster, both of the township of BIllings.
    Family ID F5234  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leonard Campbell WRIGHT,   b. 11 Apr 1896, Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1984, Collingwood, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1921  Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ontario Vital Records - Marriages #014 074 - 1921
      Lenard Campbell WRIGHT, 25, Farmer, Mills Township and Orpha BAILLIE, 24, Billings were married 5 January 1921 in Billings. Parents of Groom: Samuel Wright, Norval, Peel County and Christina Campbell. Parents of bride: Matthew Baillie, County Down, Ireland and Martha Foster.

      The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 13, 1921 - Weddings
      Wright-Bailie
      On Jan. 5th at the home of Mr. M. Bailie a very pretty wedding took place.
      The contracting parties were Mr. Leonard Wright of Gordon township and Miss Orpha Bailie of Billings.
      The bride entered the room on the arm of her father under an archway of green, the wedding nuptials were performed by the Rev. James McLauchlan of Kagawong.
      She was handsomely gowned in white satin and was unattended. After the marriage ceremony, about fifty guests were entertained, when the usual toasts were proposed.
    Children 
     1. Dalton Arden WRIGHT,   b. 9 Oct 1921, Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 2004, Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Norma Jean WRIGHT,   b. 31 May 1926, Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1926, Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Leonard WRIGHT,   b. 1931,   d. 1931  (Age 0 years)
     6. Matthew Samuel WRIGHT,   b. 6 Apr 1931, Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1931, Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Living
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2009 
    Family ID F7499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ontario Vital Records - Births #001 483 - 1896
      BAILEY, Olphy, female, 26 January 1896, Billings Township. Parents: Mathew Bailey and Martha Foster.

      Obituary, The Recorder, Gore Bay, April 9, 1931
      Young Wife Taken in Burpee Township
      A very sad bereavement took place on Monday morning when Orpha Bailey, beloved wife of Leonard Wright, Burpee Tp. passed away in her 35th year. Besides her sorrowing husband, she leaves five small children, including twins, a boy and a girl which were born early Monday morning.
      Mrs. Wright was the daughter of Matt Bailey and the late Mrs. Bailey, Kagawong, and for a number of years taught school on the Island. To the members of the family we extend our deepest sympathy in their hour of sorrow.
      The funeral took place on Wednesday, April 8th, to Gordon Cemetery.
      Since receiving above report we regret to have to announce the death of one of the twins, the boy passing away on Tuesday.

      Ontario Vital Records - Deaths #022 592 - 1931
      WRIGHT Orpha, Sex: Female; Date of Death: April 6, 1931 at Burpee Twp.; Age at death: 35y 2m 11d; Date and place of birth: January 26, 1896 at Billings. Father's name and Birthplace: Mathew Bailie at Ireland. Mother's name and birthplace: Martha Foster at Barrie, Ont. Informant: Len Wright, Burpee, husband; Interment: Gordon Cemetery on April 8, 1931; Cause of Death: Eclampsia, myocardial failure, valvular heart disease.

      Tombstone photo.