Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Florence May Clawsey

Female 1885 - 1971  (86 years)


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  • Name Florence May Clawsey 
    Born 4 Mar 1885  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Florence May Murphy 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-357161 
    Died 3 Aug 1971  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I357161  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father James Clawsey,   b. 1858,   d. 10 Apr 1918, , Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Sarah Corcoran,   b. 1859,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F55006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Arthur J. Murphy,   b. 1883, , South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 23 May 1905  , Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Melbourne Franklin "Melvin J." Murphy,   b. 20 Apr 1906, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age 58 years)
     2. Arthur Clarence "Clarence" Murphy,   b. 1 Mar 1908, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1965, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. William A. Murphy,   b. 1912,   d. 1957  (Age 45 years)
     4. Clifford Gregory Murphy,   b. 9 May 1913, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1967  (Age 53 years)
     5. Bishop Bernard J. Murphy,   b. 1918,   d. 22 May 1974, Hamilton, , Hamilton, Bermuda Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F253097  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Arthur Murphy

      GUELPH, Mrs. Florence Mary Murphy, 37 Home St., mother of Roman Catholic Bishop Bernard J. Murphy of Hamilton, Bermuda, died Tuesday, in Kitchener. She was 86. The former Florence Clawsey, Mrs. Murphy was born March 3, 1885, in Brantford. She lived in the Preston-Kitchener area, most of her life. She was married in 1905 to Arthur Murphy, who died in 1968. She was a member of the Catholic Women's League and St. Clements RC Church, Preston. Surviving besides Bishop Murphy is another son William of Preston; two daughters, Mrs. William (Rita) O'Neill of St. Catharines and Mrs. John (Eileen) Seifried of Guelph; a brother, William and a sister, Rita, both of Brantford; 22 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by four sons, Norman, Melvin, Clarence and Clifford and several brothers and sisters The body will be at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, Preston, from Thursday night, until Saturday, when requiem mass will be solemnized at St. Clement's cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 4 Aug 1971 pg 29

  • Sources 
    1. [S2858] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 001669 (1885).
      Name:Florence Clawsey Date of Birth:4 Mar 1885 Gender:Female Birth Place:Brant, Ontario, Canada Father's name:James Clawsey Mother's name:Sarah Corcoran

    2. [S2489] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery Internet Link.
      Florence/ 1885 - 1971/ Arthur J./ 1883 - 1968/ Murphy.

    3. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 004602 (1905).
      Name:Arthur Murphy Age:22 Birth Year:abt 1883 Birth Place:South Wales Eng Marriage Date:23 May 1905 Marriage Place:Brant, Ontario, Canada Father:Jeremiah Murphy Mother:Mary A Murphy Spouse:Florence May Clausey

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Mar 1885 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1905 - , Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Aug 1971 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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