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Robert NOSWORTHY

Male 1844 - 1934  (90 years)


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  • Name Robert NOSWORTHY  [1
    Born 1844  Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Witness 1881  [3
    • He witnessed the marriage of Mary Ann SMUCK to Joseph Elliott WILSON on 31 March 1881.
    Name Robert Norsworthy 
    Died 1934  Onondaga Twp., Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried White Brick Cemetery, Ancaster Twp., Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    White Brick Cemetery
    Ancaster Twp., Wentworth, Ontario
    Canada 
    • Robert NORSWORTHY, b. 1844, d. 1934, h/o Rebecca SMUCK.
    Person ID I4284  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2013 

    Father John NOSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1813, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1861, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Mother Mary SHEPHERD,   b. Abt 1816, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1873, Glanford Twp., Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Address 1841  [5
    Higher Penn, Staverton, Devon 
    Married 11 Feb 1841  Church of St. Paul de Leon, Staverton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • John NORSEWORTHY, of full age, Bachelor, Mariner, residing at Higher Penn, Staverton, son of Thomas NORSEWORTHY, Husbandsman; and Mary SHEPHERD, of full age, Spinster, Servant, residing at Pridhamsleigh, Staverton, daughter of Edward SHEPHERD, Husbandsman, married 11 February 1841. The marriage was solemnized at the Parish Church of Staverton, in the county of Devon, according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church, by William Marten, Vicar. Both John and Mary made their mark. Witnesses: Edward SHEPHERD, possibly "Sr", signed, and Edward SHEPHERD; possibly "Jr", also signed. [6]
    Address 1848  [6
    Higher Penn, Staverton, Devon 
    • Address at baptism of their daughter, Mary Grace, on 4 June 1848.
    Address 1849  Coffinswell, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • They reportedly were residing in Coffinswell before they left for Canada, but to date no evidence has been found that supports this. (Anne Brooks)
    Address 1851  Saltfleet Twp., Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • In Saltfleet, they were living beside Harry and Susan CROSTHWAITE whose daughter, Sarah, eventually married their son, John.
    Name change 1851 
    • At some point in time after their arrival in Canada their name changed to NORSWORTHY.
    Family ID F994  Group Sheet

    Family Rachel Rebecca "Rebecca" SMUCK,   b. 12 Aug 1849, Glanford Twp., Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1927, Onondaga Twp., Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1874  Glanford Twp., Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    • Robert NORSWORTHY, age 31, residing at Onondaga, born England, Bachelor, Farmer, son of John and Mary NORSWORTHY; and Rebecca SMUCK, age 23, residing at Glanford, born Glanford, Spinster, daughter of James and Lucinda SMUCK, married 11 March 1871. They married by license at Glanford, both of the Methodist faith. Witnesses: Ithamar SMUCK from Walpole and John NORSWORTHY from Glanford. [9]
    Address 1881  Onondaga Twp., Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address 1891  Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address 1901  Onondaga Twp., Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address 1911  Ancaster Twp, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address Abt 1916  [14
    • Robert and Rebecca reportedly purchased what is presently the property at Knollwood Golf Course. Their son, Ithamar, and his wife Emma, were living with Robert and Rebecca around the time their first child was born.
    Children 
     1. William Ambrose NORSWORTHY,   b. 10 May 1875, Onondaga Twp., Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937, Ancaster Twp, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Charles Edward NORSWORTHY,   b. 27 Dec 1877, Onondaga Twp., Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 72 years)
     3. Mary Lucinda NORSWORTHY,   b. 14 Sep 1879, Onondaga Twp., Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1945, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Joseph Elgin NORSWORTHY,   b. 16 Sep 1881, Onondaga Twp., Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age 72 years)
     5. Ithmar Osborne NORSWORTHY,   b. 14 Apr 1887, Onondaga Twp., Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1972, Hagersville, Haldimand, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Aleda Rebecca NORSWORTHY,   b. 6 Jun 1891, Onondaga Twp., Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2011 
    Family ID F1209  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    NORSWORTHY
    NORSWORTHY

    REBECCA
    SMUCK

    Wife of
    Robert
    Norsworthy
    1850 - 1927
    At rest
    ROBERT
    NORSWORTHY

    1844 - 1934
    At rest


  • Sources 
    1. [S222] Census of Canada, 1861.

    2. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    3. [S346] Website: Ontario Vital Statistics Project, (Online transcriptions at http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~maryc).

    4. [S216] Cemetery Transcripts.

    5. [S137] Census of England, 1841.

    6. [S103] Parish Register, Staverton, Devon.

    7. [S279] Descendants of John NORSWORTHY, Pat Kelderman, (2006. Received by email.).

    8. [S295] Census of Canada, 1851.

    9. [S109] Civil Marriage Registration.

    10. [S50] Civil Birth Registration.

    11. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

    12. [S120] Census of England, 1901.

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

    14. [S676] Personal communication.


  

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