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Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] SPRIGGS/OLIVER children - what became of them??
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2008 23:59:10 +0000
1881 Canada Census - Household: SPRIGGS
John SPRIGGS M Male Irish 57 Ireland Shoe Maker C. Methodist
>Mary SPRIGGS M Female Irish 50 Ireland C. Methodist
>Catharine SPRIGGS Female Irish 16 England C. Methodist
>Eliza SPRIGGS Female Irish 10 Ireland Going To School C. Methodist
>Louisa SPRIGGS Female Irish 9 England Going To School C. Methodist
- Source Information:
Census Place Ward 5, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario
Family History Library Film 1375893
NA Film Number C-13257
Page Number 3
Household Number 11
Percy Spriggs was born August 22, 1882 in Hamilton
There was another person named Percy Spriggs who enlised with C.E.F. his birthdate was April 1895 and that person appears in the 1901 Census, but not Catherine's son.
Name: Thomas Oliver (Occ: Shoemaker)(Religion: Episcopal)
Birth Place: England
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Father Name: Thomas Oliver
Mother Name: Betsy Oliver
Spouse Name: Catherine Spriggs (Religion: Episcopal)
Spouse's Age: 18
Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1864
Spouse Birth Place: England
Spouse Father Name: John Spriggs
Spouse Mother Name: Mary Spriggs
Marriage Date: 25 Dec 1882
Marriage Place: Wentworth
Marriage County: Wentworth
Family History Library Microfilm: MS932_41
George Horner, Sr., was an engineer - perhaps a railroad engineer moving back and forth between Ontario and Michigan or New York ??? The family may have moved to the USA.
> Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2008 13:49:43 -0500
> Subject: [ONTARIO] SPRIGGS/OLIVER children - what became of them??
> Catherine SPRIGGS (b.1865) London, England d/o John SPRIGGS & Mary GREGON of
> Family to Canada in 1875.
> Catherine had son, Percy SPRIGGS, born 1882 in Hamilton.
> Later that year she married Thomas OLIVER in Hamilton and have children born
> in Hamilton:
> 1. Olive Louisa OLIVER, born 1884 - maybe dead before 1891?
> 2. William Thomas OLIVER, born 1885
> 3. Pauline Bertha OLIVER, born 1886
> 4. Hazel Halbreda OLIVER, born 1892
> Sometime by 1893 Thomas OLIVER is dead and Catherine marries (2) George W.
> HORNER in Feb 1893.
> They have one son born in Toronto:
> 1. George W. HORNER, born 1894
> Where did all these people go? Percy Spriggs is in Toronto in 1901, single.
> I haven't been able to find Catherine, the Horners or the Oliver children in
> any 1901 census or beyond?
> Any suggestions?
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