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Henry NOSWORTHY

Male Abt 1834 - 1915  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name Henry NOSWORTHY  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1834  Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 19 Oct 1834  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Henry, son of John and Mary NOSWORTHY; father a Labourer, residing Stouts, baptised 19 October 1843.
    Gender Male 
    Witness 1854  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He appeared as Henry NOSWORTHY, witness at the marriage of George INGRAHAM to Sophia M. WALTON, on 4 May 1854; Charles COUNTER was the other witness.
    Address 1879  Clinton, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • A H. NORSWORTHY is listed as being a "General Sewing and Knitting Machine Agent, Piano and Organ Agent" ; born England and settled in Canada in 1854.
    Address 1909  California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address 1910  [7
    995 San Pablo Ave., Oakland, California 
    • Henry was living two doors away from Benjamin S. BARTLEY, whom it appears later married his daughter, Florence.
    Address 1912  Oakland, Alameda, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • His name appeared in an Oakland Directory for 1912. He appeared as, "Norsworthy Henry (Norsworthy & Worth) r 2543 San Pab av; and, Norsworthy & Worth (Henry Norsworthy Henry Worth) tailors 2543 San Pab av."
    Address 15 Jul 1915  [2
    3629 Watts St., Emeryville, Alameda, California 
    • Address at the time of his death; he was living with his married daughter, Florence BARTLEY.
    Died 15 Jul 1915  Emeryville, Alameda, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Henry NORSWORTHY died, age 76 years, 9 months, 15 days, at 3629 Watts St., Emeryville, Alameda County, California. Male, white, Widower, born 30 September 1838 in England. He was a retired Tailor, son of [unknown] NORSWORTHY, born England, and Mary [unknown maiden name], born England. He had been in his present residence for 1 year and in California for 15 years. Informant: Florence E. BARTLEY, residing at 3629 Watts St., Emeryville. The medical certificate stated an autopsy was done. Death attributed to chronic pulmonary tuberculosis. Buried 19 July 1915 at Cypres Lawn Memorial Park, San Mateo County. Undertaker Grant D. Miller.
    Buried 19 Jul 1915  Cypres Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Address:
    1870 El Camino Real
    Colma, California 941014
    U.S.A. 
    • Interment Location: Section K, Lot 63, Division 3, Grave 7. There is no headstone. He is buried close to Zula and Royce BARTLEY, the first wife and son of Benjamin BARTLEY, and husband of Florence NORSWORTHY.
    Notes 
    • From the 1909 biography: "Henry remained in the province of Ontario for some years, married, and had a family of three children. His wife died many years ago, while the children were quite small. He subsequently married again, and is now residing in the state of California."

      Also, "Henry had at least one son, J. T. Norsworthy. J. T. Norsworthy had three children, Merle, Irene, and Tom. Merle attended Columbia University in New York".(Norsworthy Saga) [6, 9]
    Person ID I4221  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 5 May 2017 

    Father John NOSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1808, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1868, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Mary CAUNTER,   b. 31 Mar 1809, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1901, Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Address 1831  [10
    Bittleford, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the time of Charles' baptism.
    Married 7 Apr 1831  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address 1832  [10
    Southway, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the time of Samuel's baptism.
    Address 1841  Stouts Cottage, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address 1843  [3
    Stouts, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the baptism of their son, Henry, on 19 October 1843
    Address 1851  [1
    Bridge St., Bovey Tracey, Devon 
    Name change 1852  [4
    • After coming to Canada their name changed to NORSWORTHY.
    Address 1861  [13
    Dorchester, Middlesex, Ontario 
    Photos
    Stouts Cottage, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon
    Stouts Cottage, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon
    Home of John and Mary Nosworthy between 1841 and 1851.
    Documents
    Census 1841: Widecombe in the Moor, Devon
    Census 1841: Widecombe in the Moor, Devon
    Three generations: John and Mary Nosworthy living with five children at Stouts Cottage beside John and Ann (Brinning); also present is Elizabeth (Browning), most likely Ann's mother.
    Histories
    THE STORY OF JOHN NOSWORTHY AND MARY CAUNTER
    THE STORY OF JOHN NOSWORTHY AND MARY CAUNTER
    Family ID F1192  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Martha WALKER,   b. Abt 1832, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 Aug 1870, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1858  Hullett, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Henry NORSWORTHY, age 23, residing in Clinton, born England, son of John and Mary NORSWORTY; and Martha WALKER, age 24, residing in Clinton, daughter of Thomas and Harriett WALKER, married at Hullett, on 9 March 1858. Witnesses: James HENDERSON, residing Hullett, and George URQUHART. [14]
    Address 1861  Clinton, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • They were living beside Charles and Jane A. COUNTER and their family. Charles COUNTER would have been Henry's uncle.
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth NORSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1860, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Thomas NORSWORTHY,   b. 17 Jun 1862, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1948, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Mary Adeline Caroline Victoria NORSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1866, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1945  (Age ~ 79 years)
     4. Caroline NORSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1869, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Documents
    Marriage: Norsworthy and Walker
    Marriage: Norsworthy and Walker
    Henry, age 23, residing in Clinton, son of John and Mary Norsworthy. (Part 1)
    Marriage: Norsworthy and Walker
    Marriage: Norsworthy and Walker
    Martha, age 24, residing in Clinton, daughter of Thomas and Harriet Walker. (Part 2)
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F1617  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Jane REDMOND,   b. Abt 1847, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 15 Aug 1870  Hay Twp, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • Henry NORSWORTH, age 34, residing in Clinton, born England, Widower, Merchant Tailor, son of John and Mary NORSWORTH; and Mary Jane REDMOND, age 23, residing in Hay, born Ireland, Spinster, daughter of John and Ann REDMOND, married by license, on 10 August 1870 in Hay, Huron. Witnesses: John GRANDER? and Annabella REDMOND, residing in Hay. [Annabella was her sister.] [15]
    Address 1871  Clinton, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Address 14 Jan 1872  Clinton, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Address 1881  Clinton, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Address 1892  [19
    243 First Ave North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 
    • This might have been their address. The address was mentioned in the newspaper on 17 November 1892 regarding the court appearance of his daughter.
    Address 1895  [20
    506 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, Minnesota 
    • One door away was a Nellie REDMOND, age 32, born Illinois, parents not foreign born. It is possible there was some connection to her given Mary Jane's maiden name.
    Address 1900  [21
    216 Washington St., Seattle, Washington 
    Children 
     1. Charles Henry Redmond Counter NORSWORTHY,   b. 14 Jan 1872, Clinton, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1872, Clinton, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Emaline Florence "Florence" NORSWORTHY,   b. 12 Apr 1873, Clinton, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1961, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Documents
    Marriage: Norsworthy and Redmond
    Marriage: Norsworthy and Redmond
    Henry Norsworth(y) and Mary Jane Redmond married 10 August 1870. (Image cropped)
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1652  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Death certificate: Henry Norsworthy
    Death certificate: Henry Norsworthy
    Henry Norsworthy
    Oakland, California Directory, 1912
    Oakland, California Directory, 1912

    Headstones
    NORSWORTHY
    NORSWORTHY
    There is no headstone for Henry Norsworthy. Photo shows location of his grave at Cypres Lawn.

  • Sources 
    1. [S696] Census of England, 1851.

    2. [S281] Vital Statistics - California, U.S.A.

    3. [S246] Parish Register, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon.

    4. [S676] Personal communication.

    5. [S162] Website.

    6. [S305] Biography: NORSWORTHY, James C. Norsworthy, (15 March 1909, McIntosh, Florida; rec'd from Mike NORSWORTHY, direct descendant of William George NORSWORTHY, July 2005.).

    7. [S204] Census of U.S.A., 1910, (National Archives & Records Administration; Series T624).

    8. [S389] Directory.

    9. [S276] NORSWORTHY Saga, Stanley Norsworthy, (Undated).

    10. [S208] Parish Register, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, Rev. E. C. WOOD; H. TAPLEY- SOPER, (Exeter, Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1938.).

    11. [S159] Index: International Genealogical Index (IGI), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, (Salt Lake City, Family History Library).

    12. [S137] Census of England, 1841.

    13. [S222] Census of Canada, 1861.

    14. [S429] Ontario Genealogical Society - Huron County.

    15. [S109] Civil Marriage Registration.

    16. [S154] Census of Canada, 1871, (2 April 1871).

    17. [S50] Civil Birth Registration.

    18. [S135] Census of Canada, 1881, (4 April 1881).

    19. [S217] Newspaper.

    20. [S475] Census of U.S.A., State of Minnesota, 1895, (Minnesota Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905; online at Ancestry.com).

    21. [S206] Census of U.S.A., 1900.


  

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