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

Mary Thornton[1]

Female 1812 - 1841  (28 years)


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  • Name Mary Thornton 
    Born 13 May 1812  Huddersfield, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Christened 7 Jun 1812  Huddersfield, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Shirk 
    Eby ID Number 00101-5637.1 
    Died 18 Feb 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I4471  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    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  [4
    Family ID F29040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Shirk,   b. 23 Nov 1796, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Shirk
     2. Eliza Shirk
     3. Joseph Shirk
     4. Mary Ann "Nancy" Shirk,   b. 1 Feb 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1929, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F1418  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..., 238.

    2. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 5 Mar 1841 Page 10.
      Died 18 Feb 1841 Maria Scherk, wife of Johann Scherk from Waterloo Tp, died in her 29th year.

    3. [S2302] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 (Ancestry.com).
      Mary Ann Thornton
      Gender:Female
      Birth Date:13 May 1812
      Baptism Date:7 Jun 1812
      Baptism Place:Huddersfield, York, England
      Father:Thomas Thornton
      Mother:Sally Dransfield

    4. [S1803] zzEngland, 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 - 13 May 1812 - Huddersfield, , Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 7 Jun 1812 - Huddersfield, , Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Feb 1841 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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