Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday - April 4, 2017 - Margaret L Byers Hainer

Margaret Beyer was born in Burford in 1850, the daughter of Walter and Jane Byers who were from Scotland. They had five children; Elmer(1837), Jane(1838), Robert(1842), Margaret(1845), John(1848)

She married John Wesley Hainer on December 24, 1865. They had eight children; Flora Belle(1869), Infant(1871-1871), Sylvester(1872), Amanda(1873), Frank(1875), Blanch(1881), Welby(1886), Morley(1888).

They appeared to have lived all their lives in Brant County Ontario. She died suddenly of a heart attack. According to the tombstone she was 62 years old which meant she was born in 1850 but she is listed as 6 years old in the 1851 Brant County, Ontario Census. 

She died in Brantford, Ontario on April 4, 1912 and was buried in Northfield Cemetery, Brant County, Ontario. 

Rest in Peace,

Jan Smith

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