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Thomas Dennis

Male 1811 - 1868  (57 years)


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  • Name Thomas Dennis 
    Born 1811  Holdsworthy, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Tregoney, , Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1851  Tregoney, , Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    farm laborer 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laborer 
    Residence 1867  North Dumfries Concession 11 Lot 07, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-249605 
    Died 5 Jun 1868  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I249605  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 

    Family Ann "Nancy" Miners,   b. 1827, Tregoney, , Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 16 Feb 1850  Saint Cuby, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Children 
     1. Noriah Dennis,   b. 1852, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Jane Dennis,   b. 14 Sep 1852, Tregoney, , Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1938, Eramosa Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. William J. Dennis,   b. 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elisabeth Dennis,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Annie "Nancy" Dennis,   b. 14 Jun 1858, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1930, Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Fanny Dennis,   b. 1861, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Rosetta "Rose" Dennis,   b. CALC 14 Sep 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1885, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F44455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death from Sun-stroke.

      On Saturday forenoon last, Thos. Dennis, a man well-known in this locality, was working in a potato patch belonging to Mr. John Brown, but left his work abnout 10 o'clock, complaining of the heat. Shortly afterwards he was found on the road with his head on the sidewalk in a state of partial insensibility. He was removed to his own house, where he died shortly after eleven o'clock. Coroner Philips emplanelled a jury, who on hearing the evidence returned a verdic of "Died from the effects of sun-stroke".

      Dumfries Reformer 5 Jun 1868

  • Sources 
    1. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 8 Page 63.

    2. [S2177] Census - England - 1851, Class: HO107; Piece: 1916; Folio: 664; Page: 50; GSU roll: 221070.
      Thomas Dennis 28, b. Holdsworth, Devon, England, farm laborer
      Ann 23 b. Tregoney, Cornwall, England
      Mary Jane 7 months b. Tregoney, Cornwall, England

    3. [S2975] England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010.
      Name: Thomas Dennis
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 10 Feb 1850
      Event Place: Cornwall, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
      Residence Place: St James Tregony
      Gender: Male
      Spouse's Name: Ann Miners
      Spouse's Residence Place: St James Tregony
      Spouse's Gender: Female

    4. [S1668] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1867 - Gazetteer and directory of the County of Waterloo. 1867.

    5. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 16.

    6. [S2938] England Marriages, 1538–1973.
      Name: Thomas Dennis
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 16 Feb 1850
      Event Place: St Cuby, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
      Event Place (Original): Cuby with Tregony, Cornwall, England
      Gender: Male
      Father's Name: Francis Dennis
      Spouse's Name: Ann Miners
      Spouse's Gender: Female
      Spouse's Father's Name: William Miners

      GS Film Number: 254237
      Digital Folder Number: 008079137
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02227-2

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Tregoney, , Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farm laborer - 1851 - Tregoney, , Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Laborer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jun 1868 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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