F, #177, b. 2 May 1896
|Father||Samuel Leitch b. 9 Nov 1840, d. 11 Mar 1923|
|Mother||Martha Ann Phoenix b. 5 May 1852, d. 2 Dec 1934|
Emily Leitch was also known as Emma. She was born on Saturday, 2 May 1896 at Scott Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada, and the birth was registered by Samuel Leitch. Dr. W. Armstrong attended at the birth. She appeared on the census of April 1901 in the household of Samuel Leitch at Scott Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada. She is recorded as: Leitch, Emma, female, white, daughter, single, age 4, born May 2 1896 in Ontario, of Irish origin, Canadian nationality, Presb. religion. She appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Joshua Leitch at Scott Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada. She was listed as: Leitch, Emma, female, niece, single, age 15, born May 1896 in Ontario, of Irish origin, Canadian, Presbyterian, able to read, write and speak English. She witnessed the marriage of Benjamin Leitch and Jessie Lavina Smart. She and William Percy Dyer, son of William Dyer and Lillian Lemon, were married by Reverend R. Rimington (Mennonite Minister) on Monday, 8 March 1915 at Zephyr, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada. She was 17, born and living in Zephyr, spinster, Presbyterian. He was 23, born in Pickering Twp., living in Zephyr, bachelor, farmer, Presbyterian. There is an Affidavit attached to the reigstration, signed by Samuel Leitch, stating that he gives his consent for Emma to be married. David Elliott and Almeda Meyer witnessed the marriage.