George EDGE and Ellen RYAN
Retired Military Settler, 99th Regiment of Foot
Pensioner from the Chelsea Hospital

January 4, 2004:

From Taylor Kennedy:
The Bytown Gazette, Thursday March 12, 1840

Obit:  "In Richmond, on Saturday last, at the advanced age of upwards of 80 
years, George Edge, a Pensioner from the 99th Regiment. The deceased had 
been upwards of 59 years in the service of his country, was buried with 
military honours, and his remains were accompanied to the grave, by many of 
his veteran companions in arms, who thus took the last opportunity of 
testifying their respect for his character as a soldier and a man."

The following two church records are from the DROUIN records at

11 Jun 1845 (Notre Dame, Bytown)
Baptism of George, born 6 June of the marriage of George Edge Jr. and Mary Behan 
of March Township.
Witnesses: Michael Nash & Margaret Edge

26 May 1898 (St. Philip's, Richmond)
Burial in the graveyard of this parish of Susan Kaneen / Keane, aged 88 yrs., 
who died the 25th inst., widow of George Edge. 
Present: Jeremiah McCarthy and James Quinn

1881 Census Place:	Nepean, Carleton, Ontario, Canada
	Source:	FHL Film 1375867  NAC C-13231  Dist 108  SubDist A  Div 4  Page 27  Family 109
	Sex	Marr	Age	Origin	Birthplace
George EDGE	M	M	75	English	Quebec (born when his father was stationed in Quebec?)
	Occ:	Grocer	Religion:	Catholic	
Susan EDGE	F	M	70	Irish	Ireland
			Religion:	Catholic

George and his family also worked for Hamnett Pinhey in March Township.

December 5, 2004: Hi Al You might want this for the George Edge page. ... Taylor Kennedy 1898 - 26 May Burial in the graveyard of this parish of Susan Kaneen / Keane ?, aged 88 yrs., who died the 25th inst., widow of George Edge. Present: Jeremiah McCarthy and James Quinn.
December 12, 2004: Thanks to Robert Sample for the following: Hi Folks: I saw Taylor's "George Edge" interests and info in your site Al so I thought that I would respond to you both. My Grand Aunt Emily E. Brown b. July 4 1861(census d.o.b.) married Robert Edge b. Apr 3, 1845 (census d.o.b.) and had their first child 1877. Grand Aunt Emily was born a bit better than a mile North of the Village of Richmond, Ont. and I believe she met and married Robert in the Richmond area. Included is some of what I have on that family. Descendants of Robert Edge 1 Robert Edge b: April 03, 1845 in 1901 census Living in Richmond d: in Owned the Waterworks in Morin Heights, Quebec. . +Emily E. Brown b: July 04, 1861 in Goulbourn Twp., Ontario. 1901 census Burial: Likely buried in Morin Heights, Quebec. Father: David Brown Mother: Rose Anne Owens (Robert has more info)
December 15, 2004: Hello Al & Robert Let's add some more. Buried at St. Isadores, March Township, George Edge died January 9, 1868 at the age of 84 years, and his wife Ellen Ryan, died October 24 18?? at the age of 58 years. Erected by their son Phillip. Also buried there is Phillip died July 10, 1889 at the age of 75 years. Can this be the son of George Edge, being born circa 1784? Taylor
May 7, 2006: Hello George Edge reseachers, My name is Sue Swiggum of TheShipList website. I am in the process of transcribing the St. Lawrence Steamboat records 1819-1836. They have never been published before. Whenever I come across an interesting name, I google it. I found George Edge and as he interested me, I happened to find you. Lady Sherbrooke - 22nd trip up, Quebec to Montreal, 19th October 1824 22-27 George Edge & wife & four children under 12 years x x 1/-/- 1/-/- I don't know where this George fits in. George of 1784 would only be about forty, so I suppose could have four children under 12 years . . . hope you enjoy . . . . . btw. below the line is a message I'd sent to the Bytown Museum December 2005, and as they haven't bothered to respond, you are more than welcome to use the information for your website ;-} Sue -- TheShipsList Website
December 16, 2008: HI Al: Here is a copy of returns of some Carleton county settlers. The names of Edge, Evoy, Marrion (Mannion or Manion), Magee, Steen, Lighton, McLean, Kerr, Huston, Hartney & Anderson. Canada Company Settlements, 1831 ... Linda Falls (see also landgrantsetc.htm)
New May 11, 2009: Al Re George Edge / Hedge Thought you would like this one from 1818-1820 Taylor _____________ Thanks for this, Taylor. I guess that anyone researching the surname Edge back in Ireland should also check for Edgley. ... Al
George Edge or Edgely

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