Mary Elizabeth, daughter of David Parr and Jane Duke Johnson, was born 14 April 1867 at Mosa Township, Middlesex County, Ontario.

John Henry, son of Joseph Harris and Ann Phillips, was born 18 May 1857 in England209.  They had nine children: Gladys210, John Henry, Edna Hilda May, William Thomas Frederick, Anna Adeline, Hubert Sylvester, Melvin Theodore, Joseph Irvine, and Sidney Francis.

John was a farmer. For the 1901 census the family was living outside of Bothwell, Ontario211 and the 1910 US Census had them at Lenox Township, Macomb County, Michigan212.

John died from Embolic Gangrene in his left foot on 2 September 1932 and was buried in the Lakeview Cemetery at Sarnia, Ontario213. Mary died after being ill for some time on 24 April 1940 at her home, and was buried in the Lakeview Cemetery.




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