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Thomas Halifax Lanphier

Thomas Halifax Lanphier[1]

Male 1811 - 1872  (61 years)

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  • Name Thomas Halifax Lanphier 
    Born 17 Oct 1811  Sunbury, , Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Christened 17 May 1812  Sunbury, , Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military CA 1830  , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    English Navy 
    Military 1835  [6
    English Navy 
    Residence 1849  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    E. N. C. 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Retired Gentleman 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    RC 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-99102 
    Died 21 Oct 1872  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6
    Cause: Liver Disease 3 months 
    Buried Winterbourne Presbyterian Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I99102  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Dr. William Henry Lanphier, L. L. D.,   b. 1773, of, Sunbury, , Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1823  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Margaret Lucy Mence,   b. Abt 1790, of, Sunbury, , Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Family ID F46517  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Gordon,   b. 1805, , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1881, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1840  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. William Henry Lanphier,   d. CA 1850
     2. Margaret Lucia Lanphier,   b. 16 Jun 1841, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1925, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Elizabeth Frances "Eliza" Lanphier,   b. CALC 29 Aug 1843, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1882, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F29465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Oct 1811 - Sunbury, , Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 May 1812 - Sunbury, , Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - English Navy - CA 1830 - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1840 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1849 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - E. N. C. - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Retired Gentleman - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - RC - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Liver Disease 3 months - 21 Oct 1872 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Winterbourne Presbyterian Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Thomas Halifax Lanphier
    Thomas Halifax Lanphier
    Susan Burt originally shared this to Ancestry Public Member Tree 2014

  • Notes 
    • Our family still has possession of a sterling silver tray bearing the Lanphier coat of arms which was passed down to Thomas Halifax Lanphier who emigrated to Winterbourne, Ontario Canada from his mother Margaret Lucy Mence

      https://boards.ancestry.ca/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=37&p=surnames.lanphier

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      Thomas H. Lamphier lived a mile east of Winterbourne where he owned three hundred acres of land. He married Jane Gordon and they had two daughters, Lucia, who is Mrs. Andrew Brown, living in her father's home, and Eliza, Mrs. Albert Gordon, living on the old Gordon homestead.

      Thomas H. Lamphier died on October 31st, 1872, at the age of sixty-one years, while Jane Gordon, his wife, died on May 2nd, 1881, in her seventy- sixth year.

      The Early History of Elora, Ontario, and Vicinity by John R. Connon

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      At his residence, Sunny Bank, Woolwich, Ont., on the 21st ult., Mr. Thomas Halifax Lanphier, son of the late William Henry Lanphier, L.L.D., Sunbury, Middlesex, England, aged 61 years. He was born and educated in Sunbury. At an early age he entered the navy, and in the year 1835 procured his discharge, and came to America, and settled in Woolwich, on the farm adjoining Sunny Bank. He was a man of large means and kind heart, and was never slow to aid the distressed, and many now comfortable homes can date their early prosperity to his helping hand. He leaves a widow and two daughters to mourn his loss.

      Galt Reporter Nov 29 1872 pg 3.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 19 May 1881.
      2 May 1881 Jane Lanphier, widow of Thomas H. Lanphier, died in Winterborn at age of 76 years.

    2. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 1 Pg 10.
      Thomas H. LAMPHIER Farmer born England Church of England 40
      Jean LAMPHIER born Scotland Church of England 46
      Luca LAMPHIER born Canada Church of England 11
      Eliza LAMPHIER born Canada Church of England 9

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Thomas Halifax Lamphier, d. 31 Oct 1872 Woolwich, aged 61y 14 days, b. England, cause: disease of the liver (3 months)

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 14.

    5. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 7 Page 65.

    6. [S1338] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), Obituary of Thomas Halifax Panphier - Nov 29 1872 pg 3.

    7. [S26] Lower Canada Marriage Bonds (1779-1858), C-6790.
      Name of Future Husband: LANPHIER, Thomas Hallifax Res: Woolwich Township, Halton County Name of Future Wife: GORDON, Jane Res: Woolwich Township, Halton County Reference: RG 5 B9 Volume: 41 Bond Number: 7953 Date: 1840-07-03

    8. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 1 Pg 10.