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Avis NOSWORTHY

Avis NOSWORTHY

Female 1845 - 1936  (91 years)

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  • Name Avis NOSWORTHY  [1
    Born 1845  Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 28 Mar 1845  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Avis NOSWORTHY, daughter of John and Mary; father a stonecutter; abode at Stoutes.
    Gender Female 
    Address 1891  St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address 1901  Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address 1909  Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • In 1909 Avis was living in Walkerton, Ontario as reported in the NORSWORTHY biography. "Avis is still living, making her home with her sister Elizabeth, never married".
    Address 1911  [6
    Coast St., Walkerton, Ontario 
    Died 9 Jul 1936  Brant Twp., Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Avis NORSWORTHY, age 91, daughter of John NORSWORTHY and Mary CAUNTER.
    Person ID I4224  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2013 

    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  [8
    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  [9
    Address 1832  [8
    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  [10
    Address 1843  [11
    Stouts, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the baptism of their son, Henry, on 19 October 1843
    Address 1851  [12
    Bridge St., Bovey Tracey, Devon 
    Name change 1852  [13
    • After coming to Canada their name changed to NORSWORTHY.
    Address 1861  [14
    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

  • Photos
    Norsworthy family
    Norsworthy family
    Inscribed: L-R Wm. George Norsworthy, Elizabeth Watts, James Counter Norsworthy, Aunt Avis. Photo taken in Walkerton; there is no date.
    Avis Norsworthy
    Avis Norsworthy
    Inscribed "Aunt Avis"
    Norsworthy family
    Norsworthy family
    Back of photo taken in Walkerton, Ontario
    Norsworthy family photo (not inscribed)
    Norsworthy family photo (not inscribed)
    Believed to be:
    First row (children) (L-R): #1 Jean HALL (tentative); #2 Emma HALL (tentative)

    Second row (seated) (L-R) (including standing child as #1): #5 Avis NORSWORTHY (tentative); #7 Theophilus John (T.J.) WATTS; #8 Elizabeth (Norsworthy) WATTS

    Third row (standing) (L-R): #1 John Robert DICKSON [husband of Henrietta Eliza WATTS]; #2 Henrietta Eliza (Watts) DICKSON; #4 Juanita (Huntley) WATTS [wife of V. Orval WATTS]; #5 V. Orval WATTS

    Fourth row (standing) (L-R): #2 George HALL [husband of Ella Dickson]; #9 Elizabeth Ellen "Ella" (Dickson) HALL

  • Sources 
    1. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    2. [S318] Genealogical report on CAUNTER: Widecombe in the Moor, Devon, C. F. Belam, M.A., (Professional genealogist, Buckfastleigh, Devon; citing from parish records; rec'd Oct. 2005.).

    3. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

    4. [S53] Census of Canada, 1901, (31 March 1901).

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

    6. [S308] Census of Canada, 1911, (1 June 1911).

    7. [S816] Index: Deaths - Ontario 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947, (www.familysearch.org).

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

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

    10. [S137] Census of England, 1841.

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

    12. [S696] Census of England, 1851.

    13. [S676] Personal communication.

    14. [S222] Census of Canada, 1861.


  

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