See also

Family of Richard WILLING and Elizabeth HARLEY

Husband: Richard WILLING (1820-1865)
Wife: Elizabeth HARLEY (c. 1816-1849)
Children: Richard Arthur WILLING (1847-1910)
Mary Elizabeth WILLING (1849-1884)
Marriage 22 Jan 1846 Dean Prior, Devon, England

Husband: Richard WILLING

Name: Richard WILLING1
Sex: Male
Father: Richard A WILLING (1790-1865)
Mother: Amy Adams HEATH (1797-1865)
Birth 1820 Loddiswell, Devon, England
Occupation Miller
Death 5 Jun 1865 (age 44-45) Kingston, Ontario , Canada
Cause: Consumption
Burial 5 Jun 1865 (age 44) Cataraqui Cemetery, Ontario, Canada2
Burial No 1053. Officiating was Rev J.A Mulock of St Paul's Anglican Church. He was buried in Potters Field - common ground

Wife: Elizabeth HARLEY

Name: Elizabeth HARLEY1
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth c. 1816 Dean Prior, Devon, England
Death Q4 1849 (age 32-33) Dean Prior, Devon, England
Burial 18 Oct 1849 Dean Prior, Devon, England

Child 1: Richard Arthur WILLING

Name: Richard Arthur WILLING1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ormanta WATSON (1845-1913)
Birth 20 Jan 1847 Halwell, Devon, England
Chittleford Mills, Halwell
Death 1910 (age 62-63) Phelps, New York, USA

Child 2: Mary Elizabeth WILLING

Name: Mary Elizabeth WILLING1,3
Sex: Female
Birth Q4 1849 Newton Abbot Registration District, Devon, England3
Death 28 Sep 1884 (age 34) Phelps, New York, USA

Note on Husband: Richard WILLING

In 1841 Richard is a Male Servant at Washbrook Mill, Dodbrooke, where a Philip Hingston (Jane's family) is miller. Richard and Susanna appear in the 1851 census when Richard is the miller at LurgeCoombe Mill, Ashburton, and they appear in the Canadian census for 1851/52 in St Malachy, Beauharnois County, Canada East(Quebec) .Children Richard and Mary are with them in Canada.

In the 1861Canada Census Richard can be found as an inmate of the Kingston Penitentiary, in the census for Portsmouth Village, Frontenac County, Canada West. Portsmouth Village is now part of Kingston, which was the capital of Canada in 1861.

Richard was imprioned for arson. He committed his crime in Leeds and Grenville, a county adjoining Frontenac.3


1"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009
2Advised by Jane Sweet, email 18/3/08, "Cataraqui Community Cemetery Burial Register Volume 1 #1 -#3000, Kingston Branch Ontariio Genealogical Society, Kingston Ontario".
3"Jane Sweet, Ancestry Family Tree Email" (to N Heard9/3/2008).