1861 Census Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario: John Harte and his wife E. H. Harte lived in a 1-story single-family frame house in St. Patrick's ward (District 1) with their children Marion. age 3 at next birthday, and John William, age 1 at next birthday, born in 1860. The religion of the family was Church of England. John's occupation was book keeper at Carpenter & Co. He was born in Ireland, age at next birthday 36. E.H. was born in L.C. (Lower Canada), age at next birthday 26. Both children were born in U.C. (Upper Canada). 1870 Residence listed in birth record of son James Henry Harte (born 10 Jan 1870, registered 12 May 1870) is Hamilton. 1871 Census, St. Andrews Ward (Subdistrict B), Toronto West (District 46), Ontario, Canada: John Harte, age 47, born in Ireland, origin Irish, occupation foundryman and Eliza Howes, age 46, born in Quebec, origin English, lived with their children Marion Elizabeth, age 12, John William, age 10, Adah Elenor, age 8, Charles Edward, age 3 and James Henry, age 1, all born in Ontario and of Irish origin. The older three children were in school, and the religion of all members of the family was Church of England. A servant Sarah Ann Carr, age 18, born in the United States, religion Congregational, and of Irish origin, lived with them. 1871 John Harte is listed in Lovell's Canadian Dominion Directory for 1871, John Lovell, Montreal, 1871, p. 798 as a machinist, iron founder in Toronto, York, Ontario. 1877 Address 40 Duke Street, Toronto, York in birth record of Mary Annette. 1881 Census, St Thomas Ward, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada (FHL Film 1375882, District 134, Subdivision C, Division 1, Page 149, Household 770): John (age 56, born in Ireland, occupation "stovefoundry") and Eliza Harte (age 46, born in Quebec) with John W. (age 20, bookeeper), Ada E. (age 18), Charles E. (age 13), James H. (age 11), Sarah E. (age 8), Mary A. (age 4), all born in Ontario, and Sarah Scales, (age 29, born in Ireland, servant). The religion of the family is Church of England. 1891 Census, Hamilton City, Ward1, Ontario, Canada: John Harte, age 67, born in Ireland, both parents born in Ireland, occupation hardware merchant, and his wife Eliza, age 60, born in Ontario, both parents born in England, lived with their son John W., age 30, born in Ontario, occupation hardware merchant and daughters Sarah, age 18, Annette, age 14, both born in Ontario. The religion of the family was Church of England and all could read and write. 1901 Census, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada: John Harte, born July 1823 in Ireland, age 77, immigrated to Canada from Ireland in 1849, occupation retired stove mfg., lives with wife Eliza H., born February 1835 in Quebec, age 66, origin English, sons John W., born August 1860 in Ontario, age 40, occupation book keeper, and Chas E. born Dec 1867 in Ontario, age 33, occupation Asst. Supt. Copper Co, and daughter Annette, born August 1876 in Ontario, age 24. The family religion is Anglican. 1905 John Harte died on 6 November or 6 October. His residence was 535 Main St. East in Hamilton, Ontario and he died of senile decay. His occupation was ironfounder. (His death was recorded twice in the Wentworth county records, reported by physician James Baugh.) 1911 Census Hamilton East Subdistrict 2 Ward 1, Ontario. Mary Harte, Sarah Berry, Eliza Harte, and Sarah's sons John and Joseph lived at 535 Main. 1921 Eliza Harte died on 13 July in Hamilton, Ontario. Her death certificate lists her cause of death as weakness from old age and heart prostration. Her residence was 535 Main St. East (16 years).
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