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Lieut. John Weldon NORSWORTHY

Male 1890 - 1975  (84 years)


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  • Name John Weldon NORSWORTHY  [1
    Prefix Lieut. 
    Born 13 Mar 1890  Ingersoll, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • NORSWORTHY--In Ingersoll, on the 13th inst., the wife of J. C. NORSWORTHY, of a son.
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jan 1975  Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Funeral Service: NORSWORTHY: Funeral services for John Weldon NORSWORTHY, 84, of Montreal, and formerly of Ingersoll, who died January 7th. at the Griffith McConnell Home on Friday, at 2 pm. Rev. Tom Murray officiated at the service with temporary entombment at the Ingersoll Mausoleum. Interment will be later in the Ingersoll Rural Cemetery.

      Born in Ontario, he was a retired stock broker and a member of the Anglican Church. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James NORSWORTHY. He is survived by his wife Marjorie Wilson GOLDIE, a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Mary) MACCORMAC of West Hartford, Conn., U.S.A. and three grandchildren.
    Buried 10 Jan 1975  Ingersoll Rural Cemetery, Ingersoll, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Ingersoll Rural Cemetery
    Ontario Canada, Ontario
    Canada 
    • Burial Register: Jno. W. NORSWORTHY, age 84, born Ontario, died Mont. Que., 7 January 1975, Maus., buried 10 January, Rev. Tom Murray officiating, S.E., ? 111

      Ingerson Rural Cemetery: Section C, Row AA, Stone 7; GOLDIE, Marjorie Wilson. In loving memory of John Weldon NORSWORTHY / Marjorie Wilson GOLDIE. NORSWORTHY, John; 13 March 1890 - 7 January 1975.
    Person ID I4269  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2020 

    Father James Caunter NOSWORTHY,   b. 2 Jul 1846, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1936, Ingersoll, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane CUTHBERT,   b. 14 Sep 1852, West Oxford Township, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1891, Ingersoll, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1878  West Oxford Township, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • NORSWORTHY--CUTHBERT--At Croft Hyrme [?], West Oxford [township], by the Rev. John McEwen, on the 26th ult., James Counter NORSWORTHY, Esq., to Miss Mary CUTHBERT. (Website)

      James C. NORSWORTHY, 30, Banker, England, Ingersoll, s/o John & Mary, married Mary Jane CUTHBERT, 25, Canada, West Oxford, d/o Alexander and Jane. Witnesses: Thomas VALIAN, of London, Ontario and Henrietta CUTHBERT of West Oxford, 25 April 1878. (Archives) [Henrietta would have been Mary Jane's sister.] [2, 6, 7]
    Photos
    Sketch of Norsworthy home
    Sketch of Norsworthy home
    250 King St. East, Ingersoll. The home originated as part of the dowry of Mary Jane Cuthbert.
    'Norleigh', home of J.C. Norsworthy
    "Norleigh", home of J.C. Norsworthy
    Photo originally belonged to Nellie Ruth Herman, nee Counter.
    Counter family visiting J.C. Norsworthy
    Counter family visiting J.C. Norsworthy
    Top L to R: Charles Walton Counter; (presumably) his wife, Jessie; J. C. Norsworthy; lower L to R: John Scott Counter; (presumably) his sister Nellie Ruth.
    Photo originally belonged to Nellie Ruth Herman, nee Counter.
    250 King St. East, Ingersol, Ontario in 2008
    250 King St. East, Ingersol, Ontario in 2008
    Family ID F1197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marjorie Wilson GOLDIE,   b. 21 Dec 1892, Chaffey Twp, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1979, Waterloo, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2007 
    Family ID F1985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Norsworthy boys
    Norsworthy boys
    Believed to be (L-R) Edward, Alfred, John and Stanley; sons of James Counter Norsworthy and Mary Jane Cuthbert
    Norsworthy sons
    Norsworthy sons
    Blackwatch Regiment 1914-1918. L-R: Edward, Weldon, Alfred, and Stanley.

    Headstones
    NORSWORTHY
    NORSWORTHY
    The bust of EDWARD CUTHBERT NORSWORTHY sits on top of the Norsworthy monument, and faces his home, Norleigh. It was commissioned after his death by his father, James C. Norsworthy.

  • Sources 
    1. [S53] Census of Canada, 1901, (31 March 1901).

    2. [S162] Website.

    3. [S121] Attestation Paper, Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force, (original images online at Canadian Archives.).

    4. [S217] Newspaper.

    5. [S797] Burial Register.

    6. [S317] Ontario Archives.

    7. [S109] Civil Marriage Registration.