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Archibald Prentice of Ontario, Canada

Archibald Prentice of Ontario, Canada
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Fall 2008 and Revised 20 Mar 2015

Update of 1 Jul 2008: Archibald Prentice is #6 in our Winter 2005 article about James Prentice of Cambusnethan, Lanark, Scotland . That earlier article now replaces this article.

1. Archibald Prentice was b. Aug 1878. He appears in the 1911 census in East Toronto, York South, Ontario, with his wife and family.

He m. Nelly who was b. Jan 1880. Also shown in that 1911 household are:

  1. (illegible son) Prentice, b. Jul 1908.
  2. Georgina Prentice, b. Jul 1905.
  3. Malcolm Prentice, b. c. 1910. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

2. Malcolm Prentice, b. 1910, perhaps East Toronto, York South, Ontario. In 1928 he lived in Combermere, Ontario, Canada. Malcolm Owned a trucking company that ran out of Toronto Ontario, but he lived in Bancroft, Hastings Ontario

He m. Lillian Jean Ferguson on 31 Mar 1928, Hastings, Ontario. She was b. 17 Jul 1903 in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, and d. 8 Aug 1956 in Georgian Bay, Lake Erie, Ontario. She was a Schbool Teacher and was the dau. of Albert James Ferguson 22 Oct 1866, Cornwall, Ontario) and Marjory Sybil Maude Roys (b. 27 Mar 1866, Maple Grove, Ontario). T

Malcolm and Lillian had 2 or more children, including:

  1. Wallace Prentice, b. 1929 in Ontario, Canada, and d. 1 Nov 1941 in Cardinal, Ontario, age 12.
  2. (dau.) Prentice. She m. Cecil Taylor. Children:
    1. (dau.) Taylor. She m. Mr. Knechtel and had a son and daughter.
    2. Sharon Ann Taylor, b. 23 May 1951 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, and d. 16 Jun 1990, Hamilton, Ontario. She had a daughter.
    3. (Ray?) Taylor. He m. Miss Featherston and had 3 daughters::
      1. (dau.) Taylor. She m. Mr. Sharkey.
      2. (dau.) Taylor.
      3. (dau.) Taylor.

    Malcolm apparently m. 2nd , as her 2nd husband, Blanche Emily Grant, whose obituary reads as follows:

      Blanche Emily Prentice b. 15 Oct 1917, and d. 7 Jun 2012, Bancroft, Ontario Canada, Obits for life, (contributed by Scott Prentice)

      Blanche Prentice, beloved wife of the late Malcolm Prentice and the late Jack Bandy [who died in an accident], loving mother of Colleen (& Irvine) MacLeod of Arizona, Robert Bandy of Oshawa, Lloyd Bandy of Oshawa, Helen( & Mike) Cheslik of Bancroft, Ben & Janet Prentice of Pickering, Barry & Coral Prentice of Bowmanville, Elaine Prentice of Florida, Ray McTavish of Kelowna, B.C., mother in law of Sue Prentice and Norman MacDougall of Oshawa. Predeceased by her children: Shirlene, Wallace and Dorothy and by grandsons, Jordan & Brian. She will be lovingly remembered by her many grandchildren and their families. Blanche was predeceased by her siblings: Flossie, Lloyd, Nettie, Wilfred, Delbert, Anson, Clifford, Audrey, Mac and Stella. Brought to you by: Baragar Funeral Home

    Apparent children of Blanche and Malcolm from Blanche's obituary:

    1. Ben Prentice. He m. Janet and lived in Pickering, (Ontario?)
    2. Barry Prentice. He m. Coral and lived in Bowmanville (Ontario?)
    3. Elaine Prentice of Florida.
    4. Helen Prentice/or Bandy. She m. Mike Cheslik of Bancroft, (Ontartio?)
    5. Wally Prentice

    From Blanche's obituary, we are unable to tell which of the following children, except Robert and Lloyd Bandy, are from Malcolm Prentice or Jack Bandy:

    1. Colleen Prentice/or Bandy. She m. Irvine MacLeod of Arizona,
    2. Robert Bandy of Oshawa,
    3. Lloyd Bandy of Oshawa,
    4. Shirlene Prentice/or Bandy.
    5. Dorothy Prentice/or Bandy.

    Who are Archibald Prentice's Parents?

    Archibald Prentice. b. Aug 1878, does not appear in the earlier 1881 or 1901 Canada census.

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