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Walter Scott NORSWORTHY

Male 1877 - 1962  (85 years)


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  • Name Walter Scott NORSWORTHY  [1, 2
    Born 25 May 1877  Stratford, Perth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Birth registered for Walter Scott NORSWORTHY, male, born 25 May 1877, in Stratford, Perth County; father - John NORSWORTHY, insurance agent; mother - Margaret MONTGOMERY. Informant - John NORSWORTHY, of Stratford agent ?, 29 Sept. 1877.
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1962  Elkhorn, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Virden Cemetery, Virden, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • Walter's middle name, Scott, most likely originated with his grandmother, Jane MONTGOMERY, nee SCOTT who gave the same middle name to two of her own sons, William and Francis.
    Person ID I4314  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2012 

    Father John Charles NOSWORTHY,   b. 7 Jul 1841, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1918, Kola, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Margaret MONTGOMERY,   b. 7 Jul 1846, Morley Village, St. Lawrence, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1933, Pipestone, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1876  Blanshard, Perth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • John NORSWORTHY, age 29, residing in Ingersoll, born England, Bachelor, Insurance Agent, son of John and Mary NORSWORTHY; and Margaret MONTGOMERY, age 31, residing in Blanshard, born in Canada, Spinster, daughter of John and Jane MONTGOMERY, married by license, 14 June 1876 in Blanshard. Both were of Methodist faith. Witnesses: James C. NORSWORTHY, Ingersoll, and Mary MONTGOMERY, Blanshard. [7]
    Photos
    Norsworthy home
    Norsworthy home
    Home of John and Margaret Norsworthy and family.
    Norsworthy family
    Norsworthy family
    Margaret and John Norsworthy standing together at left of photo.
    Norsworthy family with Hettie (Grant).
    Norsworthy family with Hettie (Grant).
    Margaret Norsworthy in foreground; Hettie, middle of photograph.
    Kola Anglican Church
    Kola Anglican Church
    This is the church John and Margaret attended and in whose cemetery they are buried. Constructed in 1884, the church was an ambitious undertaking by the first wave of British-Ontario pioneers who settled in this southwestern district of Manitoba.
    Interior of Kola Church
    Interior of Kola Church
    Family ID F1196  Group Sheet

    Family Hettie Belle GRANT,   b. 2 Oct 1887, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1913  Woodville, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 8
    • They were married at Hettie's parents home in Woodville, Manitoba.

      Walter S. NORSWORTHY of the municipality of Pipestone, Manitoba, and Hettie B. GRANT of the municipality of Wallace, Manitoba, married 26 November 1913. Wm. J. Millar, officiating minister.(Certificate)
    Children 
     1. Walter Russel Grant "Grant" NORSWORTHY,   b. 9 Oct 1916,   d. 12 Dec 2003, Virden, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Thanel NORSWORTHY,   b. 24 Feb 1919, Wallace, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1919, Wallace, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Living
    Photos
    Norsworthy family with Hettie (Grant).
    Norsworthy family with Hettie (Grant).
    Margaret Norsworthy in foreground; Hettie, middle of photograph.
    Walter and Hettie Norsworthy
    Walter and Hettie Norsworthy
    Married 26 November 1913, Woodville, Manitoba.
    Documents
    Marriage Certificate: Norsworthy and Gould
    Marriage Certificate: Norsworthy and Gould
    Walter S. Norsworthy of the municipality of Pipestone, Manitoba, and Hettie B. Grant of the municipality of Wallace, Manitoba, married 26 November 1913. Wm. J. Millar, officiating minister.
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F1496  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Walter Norsworthy
    Walter Norsworthy
    1960

    Documents
    Birth registration: Walter Scott Norsworthy
    Birth registration: Walter Scott Norsworthy
    Walter Scott Norsworthy, son of John Norsworthy and Margaret Montgomery.

    Headstones
    NORSWORTHY
    NORSWORTHY

    NORSWORTHY

    WALTER S.

    1877-1963
    HETTIE B.
    1887 - 1966


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

    2. [S676] Personal communication.

    3. [S358] Book: Trails Along the Pipestone, (R. M. Pipestone History Project; first printing 1981).

    4. [S50] Civil Birth Registration.

    5. [S162] Website.

    6. [S209] Photograph.

    7. [S109] Civil Marriage Registration.

    8. [S490] Marriage Certificate.


  

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