Search
Last Name:
First Name:
   
Anne Brooks' Ancestry

William Henry WATTS

Male 1873 - 1950  (77 years)


Personal Information    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name William Henry WATTS  [1
    Born 1 Jun 1873  Markham, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • William Henry WATTS, male, born 1 June 1873, son of John Henry WATTS, Minister, and Elizabeth NORSWORTHY. Birth registered by J. H. WATTS, residing Headford, [Markham Twp.], on 2 July 1873.
    Gender Male 
    Address 31 Aug 1904  Stirling, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Address prior to his marriage.
    Address 24 Sep 1944  Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 12 Sep 1950  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • WATTS: Passed away on Sept. 12, 1950, William Henry WATTS, 1362 Comox St., in his 79th year. Survived by his loving wife; three sons, John Albert, Walton and Don, all of Vancouver; four daughters, Mrs. F. DWAN of Vancouver; Mrs. Doug. MACDONALD of Zincton, B.C.; Mrs. J. KERR and Mrs. J. COWIE, both of Vancouver; two sisters, Mrs. Charles KERR and Mrs. Ida McBAIN, both of Vancouver; 19 grandchildren. Funeral service Friday at 2 p.m., from Simmons & McBride Funeral Chapel, Broadway at Maple St., Rev. James W. Melvin, D.D. officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Park. (obit)

      William Henry WATTS, died, 12 September 1950, age 77 years, 3 months, 11 days, residing at 1362 Comox St., Vancouver, British Columbia. He was described as a male, Canadian, Scottish, married, born 1 June 1873 in Ontario. He had lived 20 years in the municipality where his death occured, and 23 years in British Columbia. He was a self employed building contractor who had last worked in 1930 and had spent 25 years in that occupation. His wife was Hope HERON. He was the son of John Henry WATTS, born in New Brunswick, and Elizabeth NORSEWORTHY, born in England. Burial was 15 September 1950; Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Burnaby, B.C. Undertaker: Simmons & McBride Ltd., 1995 W. Broadway, Vancouver. Informant: John A. WATTS, son, residing at 4636 W. 12th. Ave., Vancouver, B.C. Death attributed to cerebral thrombosis (2 wks.) as a consequence of cerebral arteriosclerosis (5 yrs.) and hypertension (10 yrs.) (cert) [It would appear his place of birth was an error.]
    Buried 15 Sep 1950  Forest Lawn Cemetery, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • See attached sources. [5]
    Person ID I4309  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2011 

    Father Rev. John Henry WATTS,   b. 24 Sep 1828, Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1910, Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth NOSWORTHY,   b. 25 Jan 1837, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1932, Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1853  Dorchester Twp., Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • John H. WATTS, Dorchester, to Elizabeth NORSWORTHY, Dorchester. Witnesses: Charles COUNTER and Charles NORSWORTHY. Rev. George Turner, Methodist Church. [6]
    Address 1871  St. Vincent Twp., Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address 1881  West Garafraxa, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address 1891  Artemesia Twp., Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address 1901  Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address 1909  Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F1195  Group Sheet

    Family Hope HERON,   b. Abt 1884, Alliston, Tecumseth Twp, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 12 Sep 1950  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 31 Aug 1904  Wellington, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Wm. Henry WATTS, age 31, residing in Stirling, born in Stirling, Bachelor, Electrician, son of Rev. John WATTS and E. NORSEWORTY; and Hope HERRON, age 20, residing in Puslinch, born in Alliston, Spinster, daughter of Jas. H. HERRON and Heleina? T. STRATTON, married in Wellington on 31 August 1904. [2]
    Address 1906  Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address 1908  [1
    41 Yorkshire St., Guelph, Ontario 
    Address Abt 1927  British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • They moved to British Columbia around 1927.
    Address 12 Sep 1950  [3
    1362 Comox St., Vancouver, British Columbia 
    • Address at the time of Henry's death.
    Children 
     1. John Albert WATTS,   b. 18 Oct 1905, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Daisy WATTS,   b. 11 Sep 1906, Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 2002, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     3. William Walton WATTS,   b. 12 May 1908, Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F2018  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S50] Civil Birth Registration.

    2. [S109] Civil Marriage Registration.

    3. [S11] Obituary/Death or Funeral notice.

    4. [S123] Civil Records, British Columbia, Canada, Registrar, Vital Statistics, (Victoria B.C.).

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

    6. [S317] Ontario Archives.

    7. [S676] Personal communication.

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

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

    10. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

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

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


  

This site powered by The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding ©, v. 10.1.3, written by Darrin Lythgoe 2001-2018.