William W. Purdy1

M, #10788, b. 23 March 1882, d. 1919
  • Birth*: 23 March 1882; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date per 1901 Census. History of Cramahe Twp., pg. 160. History of Cramahe Twp., pg. 103. Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Marriage*: before 1904; Ontario; "A pretty house wedding took place on Wednesday afternoon at Maple avenue, Castleton, the residence of Mr and Mrs. Nathan Gaffield, when their eldest daughter, Miss Sarah Maud, became the wife of William W. Purdy, Manager of the Castleton Roller Mills. The ceremony, which took place under an arch of evergreen and flowers, was conducted by Rev. W. Bunner in the presence of a large number of relatives and friends. The bride was given away by her father, and wore cream cashmere, trimmed with white satin and medallions. Little Miss Olive Gaffield, sister of the bride, made a charming flower girl, and carried a shower bouquet of roses and carnations. The Wedding March was played by Miss Mattie Gaffield, cousin of the bride." from Carol Brown's book of news articles, copied at The Cobourg Public Library, Oct. 2001; Principal=Sarah Maude Gaffield
  • Death*: 1919; Ontario; History of Cramahe Twp., pg. 160. History of Cramahe Twp., pg. 103
  • Census: April 1891; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 9 at 1891 Census: see Samuel L. Purdy2
  • Census*: April 1901; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 19 at 1901 Census: see Mary E. Purdy (mother)3
  • Note*: circa 1910; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Employees and members of Purdy household: Harrlett Bowditch 1888-1985, George Brown 1885-1943." History of Cramahe Twp., pg. 160.

Family: Sarah Maude Gaffield b. 1885, d. 1967

Citations

  1. Middle initial per History of Cramahe Twp., pg. 160.
  2. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 9.
  3. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 19.

Arthur Eugene "Gene" Gaffield1

M, #10789, b. 13 June 1881, d. 16 August 1963
  • Birth*: 13 June 1881; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date June 13 1881 per email from Elaine Gaffield, Sep 13, 2002. Date 1882 Per 1891 Census. Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.2
  • Marriage*: after 1902; Principal=Alta Mabee
  • Death*: 16 August 1963; per email from Elaine Gaffield, Sep 13, 2002.
  • Census*: April 1891; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 9 at 1891 Census: see Nathaniel Gaffield (grandfather)2
  • Residence*: 15 July 1903; Castleton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "The groom was supported by his brother, Mr. A. Gene Gaffield, of Castleton." per marriage notice of brother Jack.

Family: Alta Mabee b. 15 Jun 1879, d. 1931

Citations

  1. Familiar name per marriage notice of brother Jack.
  2. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 9.

Alta Mabee1,2

F, #10790, b. 15 June 1879, d. 1931

  • Birth*: 15 June 1879; Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Jun 15 1879 & location North'd per GEDCOM of John Maybee, July 24, 2005. Date 1879 per Burial. 1931 ? per History of Cramahe Twp., pg. 103. Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.2,3
  • Marriage*: after 1902; Principal=Arthur Eugene "Gene" Gaffield
  • Death*: 1931; Ontario; Date 1931 per Burial.2
  • Burial*: 1931; Frankford Cemetery, Frankford, Hastings Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) MABEE; Alta M. Mabee; Wife of; A. G. Gaffield; 1879 - 1931; Newton W. Mabee; 1858 - 1946; Sarah M. Bush; His Wife; 1861 - 1945 (Frankford Cemetery, May 22, 2005)2
  • Married Name: after 1902; Gaffield

Family: Arthur Eugene "Gene" Gaffield b. 13 Jun 1881, d. 16 Aug 1963

Citations

  1. Alta Mabee per Burial.
  2. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  3. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

John Lawson "Jack" Gaffield1

M, #10791, b. 13 October 1878, d. 1964
  • Birth*: 13 October 1878; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Oct 13 1878 per email from Elaine Gaffield, Sep 13, 2002. Date 1879 Per 1891 Census. Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Marriage*: after 1900; Principal=May Coffee
  • Marriage*: 15 July 1903; Frankford, Hastings Co., Ontario; "Gaffield-Johnston - A very pretty wedding took place on Wednesday, July 15th, 1903, at the home of Mrs. T. Foster, Frankford, when her niece, Miss Bertie T. Johnston, was married to Mr. Jack Gaffield, of Roslin. Rev. Wm. Higgs, Cloyne, conducted the ceremony in the presence of about sixty guests. The bride was given away by H. Foster ... The bridesmaid was Miss Bessie Lowery, ... Little Miss Olive Gaffield acted as flower girl .... The groom was ably supported by his brother, Mr. A. Gene Gaffield, of Castleton. The wedding march was played by Miss Myrtle Foster, Trenton. .... The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Duncan, Misses Rutherford, Miss Duncan, and Messrs. D. P. Leslie and T. Elliott, Roslin; Misses Johnston, Miss M. Foster and Messrs. F. Johnston and A. Hosey, Trenton; Mr. and Mrs. N. Gaffield, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gerow, Miss Gaffield, the Misses Gerow, Miss A. Mabee, and Messrs. Jack and Wm. Gerow, W. Purdy and F. O. Mallory, Castleton; Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Wright, Murray; Mr. Clifford Brown, Brighton; Miss Pearl Gaffield, Manchester, N. Y.; Miss E. Ashley, West Huntingdon; Dr. and Mrs. Walt, Stirling." from Carol Brown's book of new articles, copied at The Cobourg Public Library, Oct 2001; Principal=Bertie Johnson
  • Death*: 1964; per email from Elaine Gaffield, Sep 13, 2002.
  • Census: April 1881; Haldimand Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 2 at 1881 Census: see Nathaniel Gaffield (grandfather)2
  • Census*: April 1891; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 12 at 1891 Census: see Nathaniel Gaffield (grandfather)3

Family 1: May Coffee b. b 1880

Family 2: Bertie Johnson b. 1883, d. 1905

Citations

  1. Familiar name per marrige notice.
  2. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 2.
  3. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 12.

Bertie Johnson

F, #10792, b. 1883, d. 1905
  • Birth*: 1883; History of Cramahe Twp., pg. 103. Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Marriage*: 15 July 1903; Frankford, Hastings Co., Ontario; "Gaffield-Johnston - A very pretty wedding took place on Wednesday, July 15th, 1903, at the home of Mrs. T. Foster, Frankford, when her niece, Miss Bertie T. Johnston, was married to Mr. Jack Gaffield, of Roslin. Rev. Wm. Higgs, Cloyne, conducted the ceremony in the presence of about sixty guests. The bride was given away by H. Foster ... The bridesmaid was Miss Bessie Lowery, ... Little Miss Olive Gaffield acted as flower girl .... The groom was ably supported by his brother, Mr. A. Gene Gaffield, of Castleton. The wedding march was played by Miss Myrtle Foster, Trenton. .... The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Duncan, Misses Rutherford, Miss Duncan, and Messrs. D. P. Leslie and T. Elliott, Roslin; Misses Johnston, Miss M. Foster and Messrs. F. Johnston and A. Hosey, Trenton; Mr. and Mrs. N. Gaffield, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gerow, Miss Gaffield, the Misses Gerow, Miss A. Mabee, and Messrs. Jack and Wm. Gerow, W. Purdy and F. O. Mallory, Castleton; Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Wright, Murray; Mr. Clifford Brown, Brighton; Miss Pearl Gaffield, Manchester, N. Y.; Miss E. Ashley, West Huntingdon; Dr. and Mrs. Walt, Stirling." from Carol Brown's book of new articles, copied at The Cobourg Public Library, Oct 2001; Principal=John Lawson "Jack" Gaffield
  • Death*: 1905; Ontario; History of Cramahe Twp., pg. 103
  • Married Name: Gaffield

Family: John Lawson "Jack" Gaffield b. 13 Oct 1878, d. 1964

May Coffee

F, #10793, b. before 1880
  • Birth*: before 1880; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Marriage*: after 1900; Principal=John Lawson "Jack" Gaffield
  • Married Name: after 1900; Gaffield

Family: John Lawson "Jack" Gaffield b. 13 Oct 1878, d. 1964

William Parsons

M, #10794, b. 1860, d. 1959
  • Birth*: 1860; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Marriage*: after 1879; Principal=Catherine Emily "Kate" Gerow
  • Death*: 1959; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Family: Catherine Emily "Kate" Gerow b. 25 Apr 1859, d. 25 Apr 1935

William Percival Parsons

M, #10795, b. 1884, d. 1960
  • Birth*: 1884; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Death*: 1960; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Edit May Parsons

F, #10796, b. 1886, d. 1946
  • Birth*: 1886; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Death*: 1946; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Richard Harold Parsons

M, #10797, b. 1888, d. 1943
  • Birth*: 1888; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Death*: 1943; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Edwin Marmaduke Parsons

M, #10798, b. 1890, d. 1976
  • Birth*: 1890; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Death*: 1976; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Elizabeth E. Parsons

F, #10799, b. 1891, d. 1977
  • Birth*: 1891; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Death*: 1977; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Ernest Howard Parsons

M, #10800, b. 1894, d. 1916
  • Birth*: 1894; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Death*: 1916; Ypres, France; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Edna Parsons

F, #10801, b. 1896
  • Birth*: 1896; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Joseph Thurston

M, #10802, b. 1852, d. circa 1881
  • Birth*: 1852; Canada; Per Marriage Reg'n. Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Marriage*: 6 December 1875; Percy Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.: Groom: Joseph Thurston; Age: 23; Res.: Percy; Born: Cda.; Status: bachelor; Occupation: farmer; Parents: John & Elizabeth Thurston; Bride: Catherine E. Gerow; Age: 17; Res.: Percy; Born: Cda.; Status: spinster; Witnesses: Jermie Sharpe, Percy & Rush Goldsmith, Warkworth; Date: Dec 6, 1875; Place: Percy Twp.; Religion: C. Meth.; Performed by: Rev. E. S. Rupen; Retrun: March 1, 1876
    Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.; Principal=Catherine Emily "Kate" Gerow1
  • Death*: circa 1881; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Family: Catherine Emily "Kate" Gerow b. 25 Apr 1859, d. 25 Apr 1935

Citations

  1. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, 007324 - 1876.

Delbert Thurston

M, #10803, b. 1877, d. 1942
  • Birth*: 1877; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Death*: 1942; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Arthur Elwood Stanton Thurston

M, #10804, b. 1879, d. 1968
  • Birth*: 1879; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Death*: 1968; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Josephine Thurston

F, #10805, b. after 1877
  • Birth*: after 1877; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.

Adolphus Aldridge Murphy1,2,3,4

M, #10806, b. 24 August 1851, d. 21 May 1935

  • Birth*: 24 August 1851; Percy Twp., Northumberland Co., Canada West; Date 1851 per Memorial. Date May 24 1851 & location Percy Twp. per Death Reg'n. Date Aug 19 1851 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1852 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Per Marriage Reg'n. Place Dundonald per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.5,2,6,3
  • Marriage*: 17 September 1879; Percy Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.##007545: Groom: Adolph A. Murphy; Age: 28; Res.: Cramahe; Born: Percy; Status: bachelor; Occupation: farmer; Parents: Thomas & Martha S. Murphy; Bride: Anges A. Gerow; Age: 19; Res. & Born: Percy; Wit.: Charles Cochrane, Cramahe & Ida Gerow, Percy; Date: Sept 17, 1879; Place: Percy; Religion: Meth.; Performed by: J. A. McClung; Reg'r.: R. P. Hurlbut, Percy Twp. (Ontario Marriage Registration, #007545-1879, ancestry.ca) Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.; Principal=Agnes Amanda "Addie" Gerow7
  • Death*: 21 May 1935; Conc 3 Lot 13, Cramahe Twp., Salem, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Death Reg'n.#025592: Name: Adolphus Aldrich Murphy; Date: May 21 1935; Age: 83y 8m 27d; Place: Conc 3, Pt. Lot 13, Cramahe Twp., all hhis life; Born: Percy Twp., Aug 24 1851; Status: married; Occ.: farmer; Parents: Thomas G. Murphy, b. Ireland & Martha Bull, b. Prince Edward Co.; Inf.: Hon. Thos. G. Murphy, Ottawa, son; Burial: Salem Cemetery, Cramahe Twp., May 23 1935; Und.: B. E. Brintnell, Brighton; Cause: chronic myocardial degeneration; Phy.: A. C. McGlennon, Colborne; Reg'd.: May 28 1935; Reg'r.: G. R. Beavis (Ontario Death Registration, #025592-1935, ancestry.ca)

    Date 1935 per Memorial. Date May 21 1935 & location Calem per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.2,8
  • Burial*: 23 May 1935; Salem Cemetery, Salem, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) MURPHY; Adolphus A. Murphy 1851-1935; His Wife; Agnes A. Gerow 1859-1949; Their Children; Marth Helen Murphy 1880-1887; Gertrude Burley Murphy; Hon. Thomas G. Murphy; Harry A. Murphy (Salem Cemetery, July 6 2009)2
  • Residence*: 17 September 1879; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Per Marriage Reg'n.
  • Census: April 1891; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 39 at 1891 Census: Murphy, Adolphus, 39, b. Ontario, parents b. Ireland & Ontario, Meth., farmer, married; Agnes A., 30, b. Ontario, parents b. Ontario, married; Gertrude, 9; Thomas, 7; Harry, 39
  • Census*: April 1901; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 49 at 1901 Census: Murphy, Adolphus, 49, b. Ontario Aug 19 1851, Irish, farmer, married; Agnes A., 39, b. Uag 10 1861, married; Gertrude S., 19, b. Sept 15 1882; Thomas G., 17, b. Oct 29, 1884; Harry A., 13, b. Jan 18 1888 (1901 Census: Cramahe Twp., East Northumberland Co., dist. 95, sub-dist. 3-3, pg. 2, line 37 - ancestry.ca)10

Family: Agnes Amanda "Addie" Gerow b. 9 Aug 1860, d. 12 Apr 1949

  • Marriage*: 17 September 1879; Percy Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.##007545: Groom: Adolph A. Murphy; Age: 28; Res.: Cramahe; Born: Percy; Status: bachelor; Occupation: farmer; Parents: Thomas & Martha S. Murphy; Bride: Anges A. Gerow; Age: 19; Res. & Born: Percy; Wit.: Charles Cochrane, Cramahe & Ida Gerow, Percy; Date: Sept 17, 1879; Place: Percy; Religion: Meth.; Performed by: J. A. McClung; Reg'r.: R. P. Hurlbut, Percy Twp. (Ontario Marriage Registration, #007545-1879, ancestry.ca) Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.; Principal=Agnes Amanda "Addie" Gerow7

Citations

  1. Adolphus A. Murphy per Memorial. Adolphus Aldridge Murphy per Death Reg'n. Adolph A. Murphy per marr. reg'n.
  2. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  3. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
  4. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  5. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, 007545 - 1879.
  8. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #025592-1935.
  9. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 39.
  10. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 49.

Martha Helen Murphy1,2

F, #10807, b. 4 July 1880, d. 18 January 1887

  • Birth*: 4 July 1880; Cramahe Twp., Dundonald, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Death*: 18 January 1887; Cramahe Twp., Dundonald, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Per "John Lawson Gerow" from George Gerow, August 19, 2001.
  • Burial*: 20 January 1887; Salem Cemetery, Salem, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) MURPHY; Adolphus A. Murphy 1851-1935; His Wife; Agnes A. Gerow 1859-1949; Their Children; Marth Helen Murphy 1880-1887; Gertrude Burley Murphy; Hon. Thomas G. Murphy; Harry A. Murphy (Salem Cemetery, July 6 2009)2

Citations

  1. Martha Helen Purphy per Memorial. Hellen D. per George Gerow info.
  2. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.