Listed as being born in 1872 in 1881 census.
Listing in 1901 census as John Marshel (living in Orillia, Simcoe District, ON). Listed as being of Irish descent, born in Ontario, Presbyterian, and listed as a General Labourer. Only Harvey was born at the time (meaning the census was done before Selina’s birth in Nov. 1901).
Listed in 1911 census as John Marshell in Orillia, Simcoe East District. Can’t quite read his address, but it looks something like “Set40 Muskoka St.”. He is listed as a labourer, working “in yard”, averaging 60 hours a week, and earned $300 that year.
Listed in the 1921 census in Orillia
His obituary from the Feb 24, 1944 Markdale Standard:
“John A. Marshall died at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Saturday, February 19, 1944. The deceased was the beloved husband of Melissa Orchard and dear father Elmo of Saskatoon; Orchard, H.E.P.C. employee at Marksdale; Kennth of Toronto, Murray with Canadian Army Overseas; Archie of Kingston. He was 71 years of age. The funeral took place from his late residence at Washago on Tuesday, February 22nd, with service in the United Church at 1:30 p.m. Interment was made at Minesing Cemetery.”
The July 1944 Marshall family history mentions that he worked in the lumber industry.