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Charles NOSWORTHY

Charles NOSWORTHY

Male Abt 1831 - 1899  (~ 68 years)

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  • Name Charles NOSWORTHY  [1
    Born Abt 1831  Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 24 Jul 1831  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Charles NOSWORTHY, son of John and Mary, of Bittleford, stonecutter.
    Gender Male 
    Address 1851  [2
    Linchaford, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Witness 1853  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He witnessed the marriage of his sister, Elizabeth, to John Henry WATTS on 27 June 1853.
    Address 1899  [5
    Metcalf St., St. Thomas, Ontario 
    • Address at the time of Charles' death on 5 July 1899.
    Died 6 Jul 1899  St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    • Charles NORSWORTHY, age 68, died 6 July 1899; residing at Metcalf St., Proprietor of Foundry, born Devonshire, England, heart failure, Methodist. (Death reg) [The transcription of his memorial stone states he died on 16 July 1899.]

      Telegraphic Briefs: Saturday, July 8. "C. NORSWORTHY, a St. Thomas, Ont., foundryman is dead." Portage la Prairie News and Portage la Prairie Review, 12 July 1899.
    Buried St. Thomas Cemetery, St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    St. Thomas Cemetery
    St. Thomas, Elgin County, Ontario
    Canada 
    • Section AN251. Large red granite, church top.
    Person ID I4229  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2021 

    Father John NOSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1808, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1865, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Mary CAUNTER,   b. 31 Mar 1809, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1901, Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Address 1831  [3
    Bittleford, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the time of Charles' baptism.
    Married 7 Apr 1831  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address 1832  [3
    Southway, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the time of Samuel's baptism.
    Address 1841  Stouts Cottage, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address 1843  [9
    Stouts, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the baptism of their son, Henry, on 19 October 1843
    Address 1851  [2
    Bridge St., Bovey Tracey, Devon 
    Name change 1852  [10
    • After coming to Canada their name changed to NORSWORTHY.
    Address 1861  [11
    Dorchester, Middlesex, Ontario 
    Photos
    Stouts Cottage, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon
    Stouts Cottage, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon
    Home of John and Mary Nosworthy between 1841 and 1851.
    Documents
    Census 1841: Widecombe in the Moor, Devon
    Census 1841: Widecombe in the Moor, Devon
    Three generations: John and Mary Nosworthy living with five children at Stouts Cottage beside John and Ann (Brinning); also present is Elizabeth (Browning), most likely Ann's mother.
    Histories
    THE STORY OF JOHN NOSWORTHY AND MARY CAUNTER
    THE STORY OF JOHN NOSWORTHY AND MARY CAUNTER
    Family ID F1192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Amilia "Emily" MCLAUGHLAN,   b. 25 Jun 1830, Argyleshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1895, St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Address 1871  Bosanquet, Lambton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address 1881  St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address 1891  St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Children 
     1. Mary NORSWORTHY,   b. 25 Oct 1855, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1931, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Archibald Lamont NORSWORTHY,   b. 8 Jun 1857, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1927, St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Charles James NORSWORTHY,   b. 1 Oct 1858, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1943  (Age 84 years)
     4. John Wesley NORSWORTHY,   b. 26 Mar 1860, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1929, Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Elizabeth Helena NORSWORTHY,   b. 22 Jan 1862, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1898, Morgan Park, Cook, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     6. George Herbert Counter NORSWORTHY,   b. 14 Sep 1863, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1954  (Age 90 years)
     7. Chester Henry NORSWORTHY,   b. 16 Jul 1865, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1943, Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     8. Oliver Senator NORSWORTHY,   b. 20 Sep 1867, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1939, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     9. Walter Ernest NORSWORTHY,   b. 1 Jun 1872, St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F1194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary A. PRYOR,   b. Abt 1841, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 2 Feb 1898  Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • Charles NORSWORTHY, age 66, residing Ontario, born England, occupation "Mfg", son of J. NORSWORTHY and Mary CAUNTER?; married Mary A. NORSWORTHY, age 57, residing Ontario, born Canada, daughter of [blank] PRYOR or PRYON; maiden name of mother, [blank]. Married at Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan on 2 February 1898. Witnesses John S. REID; Mrs. J. J. SHAW, both residing Port Huron. (Record # 5020) [15]
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F2863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Charles Norsworthy
    Charles Norsworthy
    In Canada his name changed to Norsworthy.
    Caunter - Norsworthy (4 Generations)
    Caunter - Norsworthy (4 Generations)
    Left: Mary Norsworthy, nee Caunter. Photo would have been taken around 1894 when Clarence was born; Charles died before his mother in 1899.

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Census of England, 1841.

    2. [S696] Census of England, 1851.

    3. [S208] Parish Register, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, Rev. E. C. WOOD; H. TAPLEY- SOPER, (Exeter, Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1938.).

    4. [S317] Ontario Archives.

    5. [S77] Civil Death Registration.

    6. [S413] Extractions of names for Births, Marriages, Death and Burials., Ontario Genealogical Society - Elgin County, (Extracted and transcribed by members of the Elgin OGS; online at http://www.elginogs.ca).

    7. [S217] Newspaper.

    8. [S159] Index: International Genealogical Index (IGI), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, (Salt Lake City, Family History Library).

    9. [S246] Parish Register, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon.

    10. [S676] Personal communication.

    11. [S222] Census of Canada, 1861.

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

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

    14. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

    15. [S267] Vital Statistics - Michigan, U.S.A.