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John MEMORY

Male Abt 1840 - 1911  (~ 71 years)


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  • Name John MEMORY  [1
    Born Abt 1840  Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Christened 1 Mar 1840  Buckfastleigh, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • John MEMORY, base son of Mary MEMORY, Spinster. [It appears that John's father is unknown. His mother might have been the oldest daughter, Mary; the main reason being that both Mary and John came to Ontario. Exactly when they came is yet unknown; Mary married a Thomas TRIBUTE in 1849.]
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Sep 1911  Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • John MEMORY, Male, died 6 September 1911, born 5 February 1842 in Devonshire, England, age 69 yrs, 6 mos. Died at 52 Pearl St. North, Hamilton; Machinist, Married. Son of John MEMORY and Mary Ann, both born Devonshire, England. Informant: G. L. MEMORY. [Interesting to note that his parents are recorded as William and Mary on his marriage document, and John and Mary Ann at his death.]
    Buried 9 Sep 1911  Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Section H5, Lots 272-273: This four-grave, 96 square foot lot was purchased by John MEMORY, c/o 52 Pearl Street North, Hamilton, Ontario. John MEMORY, Sr. (Cemetery Records)

      Memorial inscription: John MEMORY / 5 Feb 1842 - 6 Sept 1911.
    Notes 
    • He was documented to be the son of Mary MEMORY when he married Julia Ann JENKINS; when he married Mary Grace NORSWORTHY, he was documented as the son of William and Mary MEMORY; at his death, his parents were given as John and Mary Ann MEMORY. [5]
    Person ID I5752  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2017 

    Father Unknown,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary MEMORY,   b. Abt 1821, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1888, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Family ID F2526  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Julia Ann JENKINS,   b. Abt 19 Aug 1847, Poole, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1869, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married 1 Aug 1864  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • John MEMORY, born England, residing in Hamilton, age 22, son of Mary MEMORY, and Julia Ann JENKINS, residing in England, daughter of George and Mary Ann JENKINS, married 1 August 1864 in Wentworth County, Ontario. [8]
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann MEMORY,   b. Abt 1864, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1946  (Age ~ 82 years)
     2. William MEMORY,   b. Abt 23 Apr 1866,   d. 7 Sep 1866, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     3. Charles Henry MEMORY,   b. 25 Aug 1868, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1891  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F1512  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Grace NOSWORTHY,   b. May 1848, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1934, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1871  Mount Hope, Glanford Twp., Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    • John MEMORY, age 30, Widower, Machinist, born England, address Hamilton, son of William & Mary, married Mary Grace NOSWORTHY, age 24, born England, address Glanford, daughter of John & Mary. Witnesses: Thomas TRIBUTE & Susan HUNTING, both of Hamilton. Married 23 Nov 1871 at Mount Hope, Glanford by license. Wesleyan Methodist. [1, 8]
    Children 
     1. James Edward MEMORY,   b. 23 Dec 1872, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1892, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     2. John Ambrose MEMORY,   b. 12 Dec 1874, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1925, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Herbert Leslie MEMORY,   b. 30 Nov 1876, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1894, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     4. Elizabeth Amelia MEMORY,   b. 19 May 1880, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1887, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     5. Ernest Harold MEMORY,   b. 3 Oct 1882, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1948  (Age 65 years)
     6. Thomas Harvey MEMORY,   b. 21 Jan 1886, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Grove Cemetery, West Flamborough Twp., Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Ruby Ethel MEMORY,   b. 15 Jul 1890, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1891, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     8. Gordon Lorne MEMORY,   b. 30 Sep 1892, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1981, Streetsville, Toronto Twp., Peel, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F1491  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    MEMORY
    MEMORY

    JOHN MEMORY
    5 Feb 1842 - 6 Sept 1911
    His wife
    MARY G. NORSWORTHY
    1848 - 1934
    ERNEST H. MEMORY
    1882 - 1948


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

    2. [S77] Civil Death Registration.

    3. [S137] Census of England, 1841.

    4. [S106] Parish Register, Buckfastleigh, Devon.

    5. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    6. [S209] Photograph.

    7. [S543] Cemetery Records: Hamilton Municipal Cemeteries, Hamilton, Ontario.

    8. [S109] Civil Marriage Registration.


  

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