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

Agnes "Nancy" Thornton[1, 2]

Female 1824 - 1878  (54 years)


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  • Name Agnes "Nancy" Thornton 
    Born 16 May 1824  Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Agnes "Nancy" Batters 
    Name Agnes "Nancy" Shirk 
    Name Nancy Thornton 
    Residence 1844  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Eby ID Number 00101-5629.2 
    Died 19 Aug 1878  , Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4457  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Thomas Thornton,   b. 1782, Mirfield, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830, Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Sarah (Sally) Dransfield,   b. 1785, Mirfield, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 Jul 1804  Thornhill, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F29040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Cumming Batters,   b. 1818, of, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1857, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1844  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. Anna Marion "Marion" Batters,   b. 2 Feb 1845, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1922  (Age 77 years)
     2. Sarah Ann Batters,   b. 17 Nov 1846, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1856, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 9 years)
     3. Agnes Batters,   b. 9 Mar 1849, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Eleanor June "Nellie" Batters,   b. 9 Jan 1852,   d. 17 Dec 1893, Browning, Linn, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F18845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Shirk,   b. 7 Oct 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F1414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 237.

    2. [S29] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - St. Andrews Presbyerian.
      Agnes BATTERS born 09 Mar 1849 Parents Thomas BATTERSAgnes THORNTON baptized 06 Jul 1849 Privately St. Andrews Presbyterian

    3. [S29] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - St. Andrews Presbyerian, pg 18.
      March 26 Thomas C. BATTERS, Dumfries, to Nancy THORNTON, Dumfries. Wit: Joseph Shesorck?, Dransfield Thornton

    4. [S12] Vit - ON, Gore - Gore District Marriage Register - Waterloo Entries, James Strang (Presbyterian) not Hamilton area (pg. 18 & 19).
      Thomas C. Batters [Butters], married Nancy Thornton, both of Dumfries. 26 Mar 1844, by banns, Witnesses: Jospeh Showick and Dransfield Thornton.

    5. [S1803] England, Marriages, 1538-1973, ).
      Thomas Thornton
      GenderMale
      Marriage Date24 Jun 1804
      Marriage PlaceThornhill, York, England
      SpouseSarah Dransfield
      FHL Film Number1542085
      Reference IDpg130rn156

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 May 1824 - Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1844 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Mar 1844 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Aug 1878 - , Missouri Link to Google Earth
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