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Dorcas Abbey

Dorcas Abbey

Female 1812 - 1885  (73 years)

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  • Name Dorcas Abbey 
    Born 2 Apr 1812  Hope Township, Durham Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Rsrch. Note
    • William Henry, Elder in the Canadian Christian Church, was born June, 1811 in New York, NY, and died September 4, 1880 in Harriston, Ontario, Canada at age 69. He was the son of John Henery and Nancy Biggers of Ireland.
      Dorcas Abbey was born April 2, 1812 in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Upper Canada, and died August 2, 1885 in Harriston, Ontario, Canada at age 73. She was the daughter of Nathaniel Abbey of Connecticut and Mary Winters of (Dutchess Co., NY?).
      William and Dorcas were married in 1834 in Whitby Twp., Upper Canada.

      William and Dorcas had nine children:

      Jane Henry: b. December 15, 1836 in Upper Canada ; d. Unknown
      John Henry: b. June 25, 1838 in New Hope, Waterloo Co., Upper Canada; d. About 1903 (about age 65)
      Orrin Henry: b. 1841 in Canada West; d. 1911 in Unknown (about age 70)
      Mary Ann Henry: b. About 1843 in Canada West: d. July 30, 1873 in Harriston, Ontario, Canada (Age about 30)
      William Henry: b. About 1846 in Canada West; d. January 5, 1877 in Minto Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada (Age about 30)
      James Henry: b. About 1848 in Canada West; d. Unknown
      Sarah Elizabeth Henry: b. About 1851 in Canada West; d. Unknown
      Thomas Henry: b. About 1855 in Waterloo Twp., Canada West; d. Unknown
      Dorcas Rosanah Henry: b. About 1859 in Waterloo Twp., Canada West; d. Unknown
      William and Dorcas are both buried in Harriston Cemetery, Minto Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada.

      https://www.leighlarson.com/dorcas_abbey.htm
    Name Dorcas Henry 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Christian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-27757 
    Died 2 Aug 1885  Harriston, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: cholera morbus, dysentery diarroera 
    Person ID I27757  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    Father Abbey,   b. CA 1776,   d. Bef 1861  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Mary,   b. 1775, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F268521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev William Henry,   b. 1809, New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1880, Harriston, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Edward Henry,   b. 1833, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jane Henry,   b. 1834, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Ann Henry,   b. 10 Nov 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. John Henry,   b. 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Orrin Henry,   b. 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Ann Henry,   b. 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. William Henry,   b. 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Thomas Henry,   b. 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. James Henry,   b. 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Dorcas Henry,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Sarah Henry,   b. 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Rosina Henry,   b. 1857, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F7230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Dorcas Abbey
    Dorcas Abbey
    wife of Rev. William Henry
    Abbey, Dorcas (wife of William Henry).jpg
    Abbey, Dorcas (wife of William Henry).jpg
    https://www.leighlarson.com/JPG%20Abbey_%20Dorcas2.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 1 Pg 47.

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 17993-1885 Dorcas Henry.

    3. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 8 Page 55.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Apr 1812 - Hope Township, Durham Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Christian - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cholera morbus, dysentery diarroera - 2 Aug 1885 - Harriston, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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