Margaret (Madge¹ or Maggie) Irving Hobson
b. Nov. 30, 1869 - d. July 14, 1943²
Her father, John, was a leader in the community so when Queen Victoria's daughter, Louise, opened the Central Exhibition in Guelph in 1879, he escorted the party through the various departments. Madge presented the Princess with "a rare and beautiful bouquet of flowers".¹
Margaret married Arthur Francis H. Jones, son of Charles Jones and Frances E. A. Allayne, on Oct. 30, 1895. They were married by Rev. W. S. Ball and the witnesses were H. P. McMahon from Aylmer and Margaret Forbes from Guelph.*
The 1901 Census indicated that their household in Guelph included Isabella Jones, a domestic.
He worked for the Traders Bank in Guelph and then moved to manage a bank in Ottawa. He died of typhoid fever and at the time was living at 105 Strathcona Ave.³
Maggie and her mother lived at 177 Norfolk Street in Guelph for many years; at least until Agnes' death in 1924.**
Margaret died in Toronto.²
¹ The Tweedsmuir History Project, Mosborough Women's Institute, Vol. 1, p. 92, held at the Wellington County Archives.
² Family Trees, The Tweedsmuir History Project, Mosborough Women's Institute, Vol. 2, p. 154, held at the Wellington County Archives.
³ Registration of Deaths, 1869 - 1934, MS935 Reel 142, Archives of Ontario, Toronto.
* Registration of Marriages, 1869 - 1922, MS932 Reel 87, Archives of Ontario, Toronto.
** Registration of Deaths, 1869 - 1934, MS935 Reel 319, Archives of Ontario, Toronto.
Arthur Francis H. Jones
b. June 5, 1858 - d. Jan16, 1909³