Posting more family information here to help solve the mystery around John Henry Hardy and Ada Bullis with daughter, Leona A. Hardy.
John Henry Hardy and Ada Bullis marriage announcement - Ingersoll Daily Chronicle, Thursday, December 4, 1902, pg. 1. - Quietly Wedded.A quiet wedding took place at the residence of Rev. Jas Grant, the officiating clergyman, Wednesday night, the contracting parties being Mr. John Henry Hardy and Miss Ada Bullis, both of Ingersoll.The many friends of the happy couple will extend congratulations.
Ancestry.com U.S. World War 1 Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about John Henry Hardy, Stockton, San Joaquin, California, USA.Mother: Mrs. A. O. Jones, Washington, D. C.Note: The parent names for, John Henry Hardy, who was born December 21, 1879 Orford Township, Kent County, Ontario, Canada, were Joseph Hardy and Mary Schofield, but when Joseph died, Mary married, Alvin Orville Jones, in 1910 London, Ontario, Canada and moved to Washington, D. C., USA then to Rittman, Ohio, USA.The Hardy family lived in Ingersoll too.Her 1943 obituary does not mention her son, John Henry Hardy, as a survivor, so if we have the same, John Henry Hardy, who married, Ada Bullis, his death looks to be between 1918 and 1943.
JONES, Mary Elizabeth (nee Schofield-Hardy) - Akron Beacon Journal. Died February 17, 1943. Mrs. Elizabeth Jones, 84, Dies At Daughter's Home. Mrs. Elizabeth Jones, 84, died Wednesday at 2:30 a.m. at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Ruthenburg, here. Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Ebert Funeral Home, with interment in Rittman Cemetery. Rev. Ord Gehman of the First Brethren church will officiate. Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. W. M. Rickabaugh of Cleveland, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home, Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Notes: Mary Elizabeth Schofield was adopted by Henry Burdick Schofield and Elizabeth Jane Kennedy. Her biological parents are currently unknown.
BULLIS, David (or Daniel) - Ingersoll Chronicle & Canadian Dairyman, Thursday, September 5, 1907, pg. 1.DAVID BULLIS DEAD - The following from this morning's London Free Press refers to the death of a former well known resident of this town: The death of Mr. David Bullis, a former well known cattle dealer, occurred at the family residence, 204 Maitland Street, after 3 weeks illness.He was predeceased about a year ago by his late wife, Matilda and is survived by five sons - Henry of Dorchester [township]; Sanfrid and William of Big Rapids, Michigan; Edgar and Munroe of this city; and two daughters; Mrs. W. Millard and Mrs. John Hardy, both of this city.Mr. Bullis was a native of Canada, and had dealt in cattle in the county of Oxford until he removed to the city a few years ago.The funeral will be held from the family residence on Wednesday to Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London, at 2:30 p.m., Rev. J. J. Livingstone will conduct the service.
BULLIS, Matilda (nee Gainer) - died Asylum, April 17, 1906, Cobourg, Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada
BULLIS, Henry - London Free Press, Monday, November 22, 1948, pg. 13.Henry Bullis Dies 5 Days After Wife.Ingersoll, Nov. 21.Henry L. Bullis, 88, formerly of Ingersoll, who died today at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hugh Barrow, Bridgeport, was born in West Oxford and engaged in farming until coming to Ingersoll 24 years ago.His wife died here last Tuesday.Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Edward McVea, Detroit, Mrs. Allan Young, Ingersoll, Mrs. Hugh Barrow, Bridgeport; Mrs. Albert Hansford, Flint, Mich.; three sons, Arthur, Milwaukee; Walter, Flint, Mich.; and Grant, Bridgeport.The remains are resting at Keeler and Johnstone funeral home here and funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Geo. W. Murdoch.Interment will be in Ingersoll Rural Cemetery.
BULLIS, Henry - Ingersoll Tribune, Thursday, November 25, 1948, pg. 10.Henry L. Bullis Passes Few Days After Wife.The death occurred on Sunday of Henry L. Bullis at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hugh Barrow, Bridgeport, Ontario, where he had made his home since July of this year.He had been in failing health for some time.His wife, the former Mary A. Smith, passed away on Tuesday of last week.Born in West Oxford, Mr. Bullis was in his 89th. year and until coming to Ingersoll 24 years ago he had been engaged in farming.He formerly lived on Carroll street and was well known and held in the highest esteem by a very large circle of friends.He leaves to mourn the passing of a loving father four daughters, Mrs. Edward McVea, Detroit; Mrs. Allan Young, Ingersoll; Mrs. Hugh Barrow, Bridgeport; Mrs. Albert Hansford, Flint, Mich.; Grant, Bridgeport.Also surviving are 20 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.The funeral was held from the Keeler and Johnstone Funeral Home, where the service was conducted on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, by Rev. George W. Murdoch, of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church.Interment was made in the Ingersoll Rural Cemetery.
BULLIS, Mary A. (nee Smith) - Ingersoll Tribune, Thursday, November 18, 1948, pg. 1.MARY A. (SMITH) BULLIS.Following a long illness, the death occurred in Alexandra Hospital on Tuesday morning, of Mary A. Smith, wife of Henry L. Bullis, in her 85th year.Born in the Township of Dereham, Mrs. Bullis was a daughter of the late Mr. And Mrs. Andes Smith, who were early pioneers of the district.She spent most of her life in Dereham and moved to Ingersoll in 1924.She was a member of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church and was well known and highly esteemed in the community.Friday last was the 62nd. wedding anniversary of Mr. And Mrs. Bullis.Left to mourn the passing of a dearly loved wife and mother are her husband, four daughters, Mrs. Ed. McVea of Detroit; Mrs. Albert Hansford, of Flint; Mrs. Hugh Barrow of Kitchener; and Mrs. Allan Young of Ingersoll; and three sons, Arthur of Milwaukee; Walter of Flint, and Grant of Kitchener.Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. E. Robertson of Detroit and Mrs. Charles Talbot of London; one brother, W. A. Smith of Stuart, Fla.; 20 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, to all of whom sincere sympathy is extended.The funeral service will be held this (Thursday) afternoon at 2 o’clock, at the Keeler and Johnstone Funeral Home, 125 Duke St., with Rev. George W. Murdoch, minister of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, officiating.Interment will be in the Ingersoll Rural Cemetery.
MILLARD, Frances Jane (nee Bullis) - Detroit News, July 4, 1924.MILLARD, July 3 at her residence, 13113 Lincoln Ave, Frances J, beloved wife of Walter MILLARD and dear mother of Mrs. Thomas TAIT, Harry, and Frederick MILLARD. Funeral Monday at 2:00 p.m. at above residence.Interment at Grandlawn.
BULLIS, Munroe - London Free Press, Wednesday, September 14, 1910, pg. 1.Munroe Bullis Is Found Dead In Bed.Said To Have Been Drinking Heavily and Had Complained Of Pains.Coroner Ferguson Investigated Case.Man Had Been Left Alone in the House All Day – No Inquest Necessary.Munroe Bullis, aged 38 years, was found dead in his bed last night at 10 Evergreen avenue, where he boarded.The exact cause of death is not known, but it is thought that it was partly from dissipation, aided by the fact that the deceased practically starved himself.Bullis boarded with Mrs. Kate May and was employed on the hydro power station at the corner of Rideout and Horton streets.On Friday he didn’t go to work as usual and since then, according to Mrs. May, he had been drinking.Complained of Pains.Monday he complained of pains in the stomach.Monday night he was taken ill with vomiting.On Tuesday morning he was still ill and when Mrs. May and her daughters went away to work he was still in bed.He said he was not going to get up for a while.What happened during the day is not known, as he was left alone in the house all day.Last evening Mrs. May returned home from work at 6:30 o’clock.She went into the room and noticed that Bullis was still in bed.She called to him two or three times, but he made no answer.She then shook him and discovered that he was dead.It was some time later that the deceased’s brother-in-law and Dr. Ferguson were called.No Inquest.After investigating into the case, Coroner Ferguson came to the conclusion that there were no suspicious circumstances and no inquest will be held.The deceased had been a resident of this city for many years.He is survived by two sisters and four brothers.
BULLIS, Munroe - London Free Press, Thursday, September 15, 1910, pg. 9.Bullis – Suddenly, in this city, September 13, 1910, Munro Bullis, aged 48 years.Funeral will take place from Griffith & Willsies undertaking parlors on Friday, September 16, at 3 p.m.; services at 2:30.Friends and acquaintances please accept this intimation.
BULLIS, Munroe - London Free Press, Friday, September 16, 1910, pg. 2.Funeral of Munro Bullis.The funeral of the late Monro Bullis took place this afternoon from the undertaking rooms of Griffith & Willsies at 2:30, services being conducted by the Rev. Mr. Belcher and interment being made in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
William Bullis d. April 28, 1898 Evergreen, Montcalm, Michigan, USA
Edgar Hary Bullis d. March 18, 1947 Eloise, Nankin Township, Wayne, USA
Sanfrid Bullis d. Unknown