David Vance, son of Joseph and Sarah Vance and brother of our great grandfather, married Margaret Bullard on March 31, 1873.
She was the daughter of John and Delia Bullard. According to the marriage registration she was about 23 and he was about 22.
David and Margaret were both born in Ontario, he in Blandford township, Oxford County; she in North Easthope township, Perth County; they were married in Perth County.
This couple departed somewhat from the standard family names. As near as I can tell from census records, they were ages 30 and 29, so she lost a couple of years. Nice!
Their children were:
They are listed in the 1881 Ontario census, but after this David and Margaret moved to Michigan–probably had more children–and are listed in the 1900 US census as living at Reno, Iosco County.
Robert Vance, another brother, married Margaret Jane Warden in Wentworth, Ontario on Feb 7, 1859.
According to the 1881 census Robert was 42, his wife 36, and their children were:
Sarah Jane (Jane)
I won’t record all the ages listed, but I have them, if anyone is researching these lines.
Robert Vance died Oct 27, 1920 at Clifford, Lapeer County, MI.