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Walter Russel Grant "Grant" NORSWORTHY

Male 1916 - 2003  (87 years)


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  • Name Walter Russel Grant "Grant" NORSWORTHY  [1, 2, 3
    Nickname Grant 
    Born 9 Oct 1916  [3
    Gender Male 
    Address 1967  Virden, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Grant's Welding and Machine Limited was newly located on King Street in the fall of 1967; Mr. Grant NORSWORTHY, owner.
    Military Service
    • He served in W.W. 2: Sergeant; Royal Canadian Engineers; Service No. B155827. He was a member of Virden, Manitoba Branch of the Legion. Grant W. NORSWORTHY, died 15 December 2003 at the age of 88.
    Died 12 Dec 2003  Virden, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    • Grant NORSWORTHY, beloved husband of Sadie NORSWORTHY of Virden, Manitoba passed away at Virden District Hospital, Virden, Friday, December 12, 2003 in his 88th. year. Funeral service will be held from St. Paul's United Church, Virden, Wednesday, December 17, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. H. Trevor Rutley and Rev. Brenda I. Fergusen officiating. Interment will be in Virden Cemetery. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to Virden Health Auxillary Remembrance Fund or the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba in Grant's memory. G. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
    Buried 17 Dec 2003  Virden Cemetery, Virden, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • "Grant Norsworthy went to Sanderson, Butler and Ebor schools and helped on the family farm until 1939 when at the age of 22 he went afield to seek fame and fortune. After a few weeks in Chicago on a motor course he took a job at Wawa, Ontario in the iron mines as a machine operator. While there he met and married Sadie McKinnon of Thessalon, Ontario. After discharge from the army in 1946 Grant went to work at Marathon Paper Mill. In 1955 they moved to Virden. Grant and Sadie retired from the shop in 1979." [2]
    Person ID I5769  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2013 

    Father Walter Scott NORSWORTHY,   b. 25 May 1877, Stratford, Perth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1962, Elkhorn, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother 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  [3, 6, 7
    • 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)
    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.
    Family ID F1496  Group Sheet

    Family Sadie Ella MCKINNON,   b. 29 Jun 1916, Estherville, Elgin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 2015, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1940  Wawa, Algoma, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Garrett Scott NORSWORTHY,   b. 7 Mar 1946, Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 2016, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2008 
    Family ID F1497  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Grant Norsworthy and Bessie Montgomery
    Grant Norsworthy and Bessie Montgomery
    Bessie Montgomery, nee Grant, was Hettie Grant's sister. (Bessie is not in this database; she married a Montogomery who does not appear to be related to Margaret Montogomery's line).
    Norsworthy family
    Norsworthy family
    L-R: Hettie Belle (Grant) Norsworthy; Grant Norsworthy; Ella Pearl (Norsworthy) Watson; Jessie Hunt; Margaret (Montgomery) Norsworthy; baby Isabel Watson; Robin Watson.
    Grant Norsworthy
    Grant Norsworthy
    19 May 1925
    Grant Norsworthy
    Grant Norsworthy

  • Sources 
    1. [S162] Website.

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

    3. [S676] Personal communication.

    4. [S983] Virden Review, 1957-1970, Virden Town Council, 1970, (Local history pdf at www.manitobia.ca).

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

    6. [S109] Civil Marriage Registration.

    7. [S490] Marriage Certificate.


  

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