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Mary Ann SPRY

Female 1840 - 1928  (88 years)


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  • Name Mary Ann SPRY  [1
    Born 8 Apr 1840  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Address 1901  [3
    Hanover Village, Ontario 
    Address 1911  [4
    Sophia St., Hanover, Ontario 
    Address 1921  [5
    Sophia St., Hanover, Ontario 
    Died 9 Jun 1928  Hanover Village, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    • Mary Ann NORSWORTHY died, age 88 yrs., 2 mos., 1 day, in hospital, residing on Sophia St., Hanover, on 9 June 1928. She was a housewife and a widow. Born England on 8 April 1840; daughter of John SPRY and Mary SYMONS, both born England. Informant was her daughter, Semeatha DEVLIN from Hanover, Ontario. Buried Hanover Cemetery on 12 June 1928. Death attributed to influenza and pleurisy (6 days), and old age.
    Buried Crispin - Hanover (Old) Cemetery, Bentinck Twp., Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Address:
    Crispin - Hanover (Old) Cemetery
    Bentinck Twp., Grey, Ontario
    Canada 
    • Buried, row 15, section 1, # 127: Samuel Norsworthy (1832-1892); also his wife, Mary Ann Spry (1840-1928).
    Notes 
    • Mary Ann was the daughter of John SPRY and Mary SYMONS, both born England, who were living in Bentinck Twp. in the 1861 census. Both parents died in 1881 and were buried at Crispin Cemetery, Hanover, Ontario.

      Mary Ann had a son born to her around July 1860. "Lankford SPRY, son of Mary Ann, died 10 March 1862, aged 1 yr., 8 mos"; he was buried at Saint George's Cemetery, Bentinck. (Memorial inscription) He appeared with Samuel and Mary Ann NORSWORTHY in their home in the 1861 census as Langford SPRY, age 1. [2, 7, 8, 9]
    Person ID I4261  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2021 

    Family Samuel NOSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1832, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1892, Bentinck Twp, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1860  Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Samuel NOSEWORTHY, age 25, born England, residing in Bentinck Twp., son of John and Mary NOSEWORTHY; and Mary SPRY, age 22, born England, residing in Bentinck Twp., daughter of John and Mary SPRY, married on 25 December 1860 in Grey County. [10]
    Address 1861  [8
    Hanover Village, Bentinck Twp., Grey, Ontario 
    Address 1871  Bentinck Twp, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address 1881  Bentinck Twp, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address 1891  Bentinck Twp, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
     1. John Wesley NORSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1862, Hanover Village, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1900, Dashwood, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
     2. Eliza NORSWORTHY,   b. 1 Aug 1863, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1953, Altamont, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Mary G. NORSWORTHY,   b. 1867, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 89 years)
     4. Avis Matilda NORSWORTHY,   b. 16 Nov 1873, Bentinck Twp, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1933, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Documents
    1861 census for Samuel and Mary Ann (Spry) Norsworthy in Hanover Village, Bentinck Township
    1861 census for Samuel and Mary Ann (Spry) Norsworthy in Hanover Village, Bentinck Township
    A Langford Spry, age 1, was in their home. Langford has not been found in any later censuses. Mary's parents, John and Mary Spry were living in Bentinck Township at this time, ages 60 and 55.
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F1203  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S676] Personal communication.

    2. [S77] Civil Death Registration.

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

    4. [S308] Census of Canada, 1911, (1 June 1911).

    5. [S984] Census of Canada, 1921, (Enumerated 1 June 1921).

    6. [S216] Cemetery Transcripts.

    7. [S591] Website: Find a Grave, (www.findagrave.com).

    8. [S222] Census of Canada, 1861.

    9. [S1347] Canada GenWeb's Cemetery Project.

    10. [S109] Civil Marriage Registration.

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

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

    13. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.