Descendants of Thomas and Mary Flavell of Corbrackey (Continued)
Descendants of Thomas and Mary Flavell of Corbrackey (Continued)
(5) 1.3.3.4.2 Private John Henry TAYLOR, U.S. Army (Casualty of accident while in service)
Birth1932.10.08, Albany, New York, USA [145], [159]
Death1956.03.27 (in a traffic accident), Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, USA, age: 23 years [160], [161], [162]
FatherJohn Henry “Harry” TAYLOR, sen. (1898.10.15–1988.08.18)
MotherMildred E. STEPHENS (1904.08.16–1991.05)

1940 census enumeration:
– John Taylor, owns house, value $4,000; head, male, white, age 41, married, born in Canada, lived in same house in 1935; worked 40 hours during the week of March 24–30; mechanic, oil company; worked 52 weeks in 1939, income $1976
– Mildred, wife, female, white, age 35, married, born in New York and lived in same house in 1935
– Margaret, daughter, female, white, age 10; in school, highest grade completed: five; born and lived do.
John, son male, white, age 7; in school, highest grade completed: one
– census place: 2 Hudson Avenue, Colonie, Albany, New York [145]

John attended the Milne High School in Albany. His extra-curricular activities included the Red Cross, French Club, Art Council, basketball, football, and baseball. Known to his friends as "Buggy," John had also "the ability to imitate people to perfection." [163]

In 1956, John was employed as an adjuster with First Trust Co. of Albany, while rooming in his parents’ home at no. 4 MacPherson Terrace, Albany. [147]

Young John Henry Taylor met an untimely death, as noticed briefly in The Times Record (Troy, New York, 29 March 1956):
Albany Soldier Killed in Kansas.
A 23-year-old Albany soldier was killed yesterday afternoon near Ft. Chaffee, Ark., when a truck carrying him and 19 other soldiers overturned on a curve in the highway.
Pte. John Henry Taylor, son of John Henry Taylor, Sr., 4 McPherson Ter., Albany, was pronounced dead on arrival at the fort hospital. Six other soldiers were injured, none seriously. [160]

(4) 1.3.3.5 Lorne Almor “Elmer” TAYLOR
Birth1901.08.16, Markham, County of York, Ontario, Canada [164], [125]
Death1961.02.04, Albany, New York, USA, age: 59 [165]
FatherJohn TAYLOR (1866.07.19–1944.08.05)
MotherAlice Marcella TRUDGEON (1874.04.23–1939.08.22)
OccupationFarmer (1921); Accountant, Albany Oil Co. (1930) [126], [166]

1911 census enumeration (Canada):
– John Taler [sic], at lot 18, Con 6; male, head, married; born April 1871 in Ireland; age 40; immigrated to Canada in 1885; origin: Irish, citizenship: Canadian, religious denomination: Methodist; occupation: Farming; reads and writes
– Merella [or Merllla], female, wife, married; born in April 1872 in Ontario; age 37; origin: German, citizenship and religion do.; reads and writes
– Gertrude, female, daughter, single; born in March 18[—] in Ontario, age 20; origin: Irish, citizenship: Canadian, religious denomination: Methodist; reads and writes
– Olive, do., …; born in June 1893 in Ontario; age 18; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
– Pearl, do., …; born in December 1895 in do.; age 15; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
– Harry, male, son; born in October 189[9?] in do.; age 12; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
Lorne, do., …; born in Nove[mber] 1902 in do.; age 9; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
– Russel, do., …; born in July 1905 in do.; age 6; origin, citizenship, and religion do.
– Marcy, female, daughter; born in June 1906 in do.; age 4; origin, citizenship, and religion do.
– Tomas Hobs, male, labourer, single; born in October 1884[?] in England; age 24; immigrated to Canada in 1900; origin: English, citizenship: Canadian, religious denomination: English C[hurch]; occupation: Labour, on farm
– census place: Markham, County of York, Ontario [127]

... and in 1921:
– John Taylor; rents house, $50/month, house made of brick, 6 rooms; head, male, married, age 50, born in Ireland, both parents born in Ireland; immigrated in 1896, nationality: Canadian, race: Irish, religion: Methodist, reads and writes
– Marcella, wife, female, married, age 48,; born in Ontario, both parents born in Ontario, nationality do., race: English or Irish?; reads and writes, religion do.
– Gertie, daughter, female, single, age 30, born do., nationality do., race: Irish, …
– Olive P. [Olive struck out], daughter, female, single, age 28, born do., nationality and race do., …
– Harry, son, male, single, age 22, born do., nationality and race do., …, Farmer
Lorne, son, male, single, age 19, born do., nationality and race do., …, Farmer
– Russel, son, male, single, age 15, born do., nationality and race do., …, Farmer
– Marjorie, daughter, female, single, age 14, born do., nationality and race do.
– census place: Markham township, County of York, Ontario [126]

1930 census enumeration (U.S.):
Elmer Taylor, head; rents house, $50/month, owns a radio; male, white, age 28, married at age 24; born in Canada, father born in Ireland, mother born in Canada; mother tongue of foreign born: English; citizenship: Un, speaks English; occupation: accountant, Albany O. Co. [oil company], worker, employed
– Olive, wife, female, white, age 27, married at age 24; born in NY state, parents born in Vermont; speaks English; occupation: button hole maker, Hall Hartwell Co., worker, employed
– Robert B., son, male, white, age 3; born in NY state, father born in Canada – English, mother born in NY state; speaks do.
– census place: 64 Benson Street, Albany, New York [166]

Spouse
Olive E. BENTLEY (born c.1902)
Birthca 1902, New York State, USA [166]
OccupationButton hole maker, Hall Hartwell Co. (1930); Packer, laundry (1940) [166], [167]

1930 census enumeration (U.S.):
– Elmer Taylor, head; rents house, $50/month, owns a radio; male, white, age 28, married at age 24; born in Canada, father born in Ireland, mother born in Canada; mother tongue of foreign born: English; citizenship: Un, speaks English; occupation: accountant, Albany O. Co. [oil company], worker, employed
– Olive, wife, female, white, age 27, married at age 24; born in NY state, parents born in Vermont; speaks English; occupation: button hole maker, Hall Hartwell Co., worker, employed
– Robert B., son, male, white, age 3; born in NY state, father born in Canada – English, mother born in NY state; speaks do.
– census place: 64 Benson Street, Albany, New York [166]

... and in 1940:
– Olive Taylor, head, female, white, age 38, married; completed one year in high school; born in New York; in 1935, lived in Englewood, Bergen County, New Jersey; occupation: packer, launder; worker; worked 52 weeks in 1939, income $730, and received income more than $50 other than salary
– Robert, son, male, white, age 13, single; in school, highest grade completed: seventh; in 1935, lived in same place [as present]
– census place: 212 Hudson Avenue, Albany, New York [167]

Marriage
1925.12.31, Albany, New York, USA [168]

Children
Robert Bentley (1927–2004)

(5) 1.3.3.5.1 Robert Bentley TAYLOR
Birth1927.01.29, Albany, New York, USA [166], [169], [170]
Death2004.10.23, Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA, age: 77 [169], [171], [172]
MemoPlace of death requires corroboration. Buried in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Pennsylvania.
FatherLorne Almor “Elmer” TAYLOR (1901.08.16–1961.02.04)
MotherOlive E. BENTLEY (born c.1902)
OccupationAEM3 [Aviation Electrician’s Mate, Petty Officer 3rd Class] U.S. Navy [173]

1930 census enumeration (U.S.):
– Elmer Taylor, head; rents house, $50/month, owns a radio; male, white, age 28, married at age 24; born in Canada, father born in Ireland, mother born in Canada; mother tongue of foreign born: English; citizenship: Un, speaks English; occupation: accountant, Albany O. Co. [oil company], worker, employed
– Olive, wife, female, white, age 27, married at age 24; born in NY state, parents born in Vermont; speaks English; occupation: button hole maker, Hall Hartwell Co., worker, employed
Robert B., son, male, white, age 3; born in NY state, father born in Canada – English, mother born in NY state; speaks do.
– census place: 64 Benson Street, Albany, New York [166]

... and in 1940:
– Olive Taylor, head, female, white, age 38, married; completed one year in high school; born in New York; in 1935, lived in Englewood, Bergen County, New Jersey; occupation: packer, launder; worker; worked 52 weeks in 1939, income $730, and received income more than $50 other than salary
Robert, son, male, white, age 13, single; in school, highest grade completed: seventh; in 1935, lived in same place [as present]
– census place: 212 Hudson Avenue, Albany, New York [167]

Spouse
Vivian E. MONTGOMERY (1920.07.02–2011.01.07)
Birth1920.07.02, New York, USA [174]
Death2011.01.07, Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA, age: 90 [174]
FatherLawrence MONTGOMERY
MotherEllen

Obituary, published by the Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Inc.:
Vivian E. Taylor, 80, of Camp Hill passed away Friday, January 7, 2011, at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill. She was born July 2, 1920, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Ellen Montgomery of New York. She was of the Episcopal faith. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, whose greatest pleasure was spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Robert B. Taylor. She is survived by her [children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren] ... [information redacted for privacy reasons].
A private ceremony will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.
Arrangements are being handled by Auer Cremation Services of Pennsylvania, Inc., 4100 Jonestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109. [174]

Marriage
1952.01.12, Bethlehem, New York, USA [175]

Children
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(4) 1.3.3.6 Russell H. TAYLOR
Birth1905.07.17, Markham, Ontario, Canada [126], [176]
Death1974.09, Castleton on Hudson, Rensselaer County, New York, USA, age: 69 [177], [178]
MemoBuried in Mountain View Cemetery, Castleton-on-Hudson.
FatherJohn TAYLOR (1866.07.19–1944.08.05)
MotherAlice Marcella TRUDGEON (1874.04.23–1939.08.22)
OccupationFarmer [126]

1911 census enumeration (Canada):
– John Taler [sic], at lot 18, Con 6; male, head, married; born April 1871 in Ireland; age 40; immigrated to Canada in 1885; origin: Irish, citizenship: Canadian, religious denomination: Methodist; occupation: Farming; reads and writes
– Merella [or Merllla], female, wife, married; born in April 1872 in Ontario; age 37; origin: German, citizenship and religion do.; reads and writes
– Gertrude, female, daughter, single; born in March 18[—] in Ontario, age 20; origin: Irish, citizenship: Canadian, religious denomination: Methodist; reads and writes
– Olive, do., …; born in June 1893 in Ontario; age 18; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
– Pearl, do., …; born in December 1895 in do.; age 15; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
– Harry, male, son; born in October 189[9?] in do.; age 12; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
– Lorne, do., …; born in Nove[mber] 1902 in do.; age 9; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
Russel, do., …; born in July 1905 in do.; age 6; origin, citizenship, and religion do.
– Marcy, female, daughter; born in June 1906 in do.; age 4; origin, citizenship, and religion do.
– Tomas Hobs, male, labourer, single; born in October 1884[?] in England; age 24; immigrated to Canada in 1900; origin: English, citizenship: Canadian, religious denomination: English C[hurch]; occupation: Labour, on farm
– census place: Markham, County of York, Ontario [127]

... and in 1921:
– John Taylor; rents house, $50/month, house made of brick, 6 rooms; head, male, married, age 50, born in Ireland, both parents born in Ireland; immigrated in 1896, nationality: Canadian, race: Irish, religion: Methodist, reads and writes
– Marcella, wife, female, married, age 48; born in Ontario, both parents born in Ontario, nationality do., race: English or Irish?; reads and writes, religion do.
– Gertie, daughter, female, single, age 30, born do., nationality do., race: Irish, …
– Olive P. [Olive struck out], daughter, female, single, age 28, born do., nationality and race do., …
– Harry, son, male, single, age 22, born do., nationality and race do., …, Farmer
– Lorne, son, male, single, age 19, born do., nationality and race do., …, Farmer
Russel, son, male, single, age 15, born do., nationality and race do., …, Farmer
– Marjorie, daughter, female, single, age 14, born do., nationality and race do.
– census place: Markham township, County of York, Ontario [126]

Spouse
Amelia Georgianna SALISBURY (1900.03.10–1994.09.20)
Birth1900.03.10, New York State, USA [179], [180], [181]
Death1994.09.20, Castleton on Hudson, Rensselaer County, New York, USA, age: 94 [179], [180]
MemoBuried in Mountain View Cemetery, Castleton-on-Hudson, Rensselaer County, New York.
FatherAntony SALISBURY (born c.1857)
OccupationLabourer, paper mill (1930) [181]

1930 census enumeration (U.S.):
– Antony Salsbery [sic], head; owns home, value $1000, owns a radio; male, white, age 73, widow, married at age 28, reads and writes, born in New York, both parents born in the U.S.
– Lillian, daughter, female, white, age 24, single, reads and writes, born in New York, both parents born in New York
Amelia Taylor, daughter, female, white, age 30, married at age 27, born in do., …; occupation: Laborer, paper mill
– Edwin Salsbery, son, male, white, age 23, single, reads and writes, do., …; occupation: Clerk, potato chip co.
– Jennie Salsbery, daughter, female, white, age 21, single, do., …; occupation: Laborer, paper mill
– census place: 97 River Road, Schodack, Rensselaer County, New York [181]

Marriage
1927.05.07, Rennselaer, New York, USA [182]

(4) 1.3.3.7 Marjorie Bell TAYLOR [122]
Birth1906.06.06, Markham, Ontario, Canada [126], [183]
FatherJohn TAYLOR (1866.07.19–1944.08.05)
MotherAlice Marcella TRUDGEON (1874.04.23–1939.08.22)
OccupationBookkeeper, wholesale grocer (1930) [144]

1911 census enumeration (Canada):
– John Taler [sic], at lot 18, Con 6; male, head, married; born April 1871 in Ireland; age 40; immigrated to Canada in 1885; origin: Irish, citizenship: Canadian, religious denomination: Methodist; occupation: Farming; reads and writes
– Merella [or Merllla], female, wife, married; born in April 1872 in Ontario; age 37; origin: German, citizenship and religion do.; reads and writes
– Gertrude, female, daughter, single; born in March 18[—] in Ontario, age 20; origin: Irish, citizenship: Canadian, religious denomination: Methodist; reads and writes
– Olive, do., …; born in June 1893 in Ontario; age 18; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
– Pearl, do., …; born in December 1895 in do.; age 15; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
– Harry, male, son; born in October 189[9?] in do.; age 12; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
– Lorne, do., …; born in Nove[mber] 1902 in do.; age 9; origin, citizenship, and religion do.; reads and writes
– Russel, do., …; born in July 1905 in do.; age 6; origin, citizenship, and religion do.
Marcy, female, daughter; born in June 1906 in do.; age 4; origin, citizenship, and religion do.
- Tomas Hobs, male, labour, single; born in October 1884[?] in England; age 24; immigrated to Canada in 1900; origin: English, citizenship: Canadian, religious denomination: English C[hurch]; occupation: Labour, on farm
- census place: Markham, County of York, Ontario [127]

... and in 1921:
– John Taylor; rents house, $50/month, house made of brick, 6 rooms; head, male, married, age 50, born in Ireland, both parents born in Ireland; immigrated in 1896, nationality: Canadian, race: Irish, religious denomination: Methodist, reads and writes
– Marcella, wife, female, married, age 48; born in Ontario, both parents born in Ontario, nationality do., race: English or Irish?; reads and writes, religion do.
– Gertie, daughter, female, single, age 30, born do., nationality do., race: Irish, ...
– Olive P. [Olive struck out], daughter, female, single, age 28, born do., nationality and race, do., ...
– Harry, son, male, single, age 22, born do., nationality and race, do., ... Farmer
– Lorne, son, male, single, age 19, born do., nationality and race do., ... Farmer
– Russel, son, male, single, age 15, born do., nationality and race do., ... Farmer
Marjorie, daughter, female, single, age 14, born do., nationality and race do.
– census place: Markham township, county of York, Ontario [126]

1930 census enumeration (U.S.), in her brother John's household:
– John Taylor, head; owns house, value $6,500, owns a radio; male, white, age 31, married, reads and writes; born in Canada - English, father born in Northern Ireland, mother born in Canada - English; mother tongue before coming to U.S. - English, immigrated to U.S. in 1922, naturalized citizen; occupation: repair man, garage worker, employed
– Mildred, wife, female, white, age 25, married, reads and writes; born in New York, both parents born in New York; stenographer in physician’s office, worker, employed
– Margaret, daughter, female, white, age 10 months; born in New York, father born in Canada - English, mother born in New York
Marjorie, sister, female, white, age 23, single, reads and writes; born in Canada - English, father born in Northern Ireland, mother born in Canada - English; mother tongue before coming to U.S. - English, immigrated to U.S. in 1928, citizenship: alien; bookkeeper in wholesale groceries, worker, employed
– census place: Colonie, Albany, New York [144]

(3) 1.3.4 Thomas TAYLOR
Birth1869.03.16, Derrykerran, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland [184]
Death1884.04.10 (rheumatism and pericarditis), Derrykerran, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland, age: 15 years [185]
FatherJohn TAYLOR (ca 1825–1893.05.13)
MotherMary FLAVELL (1821.12.30–1915.01.26)

(2) 1.4 Margaret FLAVELL
Birth1824.04.15 [186]
MemoPlace of birth not legible in church register. Therefore, Margaret might have been the daughter of Thomas Flavell of Portadown.
FatherThomas FLAVELL (ca 1783–1866.04.22)
MotherMary (ca 1791-1879.02.24)

Relationship to Thomas and Mary Flavell is uncertain:—Please note that the domicile was illegible in the baptismal record. Therefore, Margaret might have been the daughter of Thomas of Corbrackey or of Portadown. Further research is required.
(2) 1.5 Thomas FLAVELL
Birth1826.09.20, Corbrackey, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland [187]
MemoDate of baptism. Townland name was nearly illegible, viz.: Clanami?cler? but was probably Corbrackey.
Death1912.12.04, Lurgan Infirmary, county Armagh, Ireland, age: 86 [188], [189]
FatherThomas FLAVELL (ca 1783–1866.04.22)
MotherMary (ca 1791–1879.02.24)
OccupationGrocer, Dealer [190], [191]

1901 census enumeration (Ireland):
– Thomas Flavell, head of family, religious denomination: Methodist, reads and writes, age 68, male, occupation: Grocer, married, born in county Armagh
– Elizabeth, wife, do., …, age 60, [no occupation], female, married, born do.
– Eliza Jane, daughter, do., …, age 30, female, not married, born do.
– Thomas Henry, son, do., …, age 28, male, [no occupation], not married, born do.
– Rhoda Killen, boarder, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 23, female, book-keeper, not married, born in county Antrim
– Maggie Fawcett, boarder, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 16, female, dress maker, not married, born in county Monaghan
– census place: West Street, Portadown, county Armagh [192]

… and in 1911, nearly ten years after his wife Elizabeth’s death, Thomas was recorded as a boarder in the household of Sarah Conn (who might have been a relative by marriage):
– Sarah Conn, head of family, religious denomination: Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 70, widow, 4 children born and 3 living, born in county Armagh
– William, son, do., …, age 30, Farmer’s son, single, born do.
– Thomas Flavell, boarder, Methodist Church, age 84, Retired Grocer, widower, born co.
– James Campbell, Farm servant, Roman Catholic, reads and writes, age 28, Farm Servant, Single, born do.
– census place: Baltylum townland, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh [193]

Thomas Flavell’s last will and testament, written in 1897:
This is the last Will and Testament of me Thomas Flavell of West Street, Portadown. I devise and bequeath my Leasehold property in West street with the houses and fixtures therein to my daughter Elizabeth Jane. I bequeath all my money household furniture household goods and chattels and live stock to my wife Elizabeth. My farm in Kilmoriarty held under the Duke of Manchester I bequeath to my son Thomas Henry, all the rest residue and remainder of my property wherever situate I give devise and bequeath to William George Hewitt of West Street Portadown and Samuel Stevenson of William Street Portadown their heirs executors administrators and assigns according to the nature and tenure thereof respectively Upon Trust to give the same to my said son if they in their absolute discretion think right so to do. And if they think otherwise then to give the said property to my wife and daughter or the survivor of them. And I hereby appoint the said William George Hewitt and Samuel Stevenson the Executors of this my Will.
Dated at Portadown this Fourteenth day of October one thousand eight hundred and ninety seven. Thomas Flavell.
Signed Published and Declared by the said Testator of and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Arthur T. Farrell, Solr. Portadown. Robert J. Dickson, Solicitor’s Apprentice, Portadown.

... and his second will, written three years after the death of his wife, Elizabeth:
This is the last Will of me Thomas Flavel of Portadown hereby revoking all former wills and codicils by me. I leave my farm to my only son. I leave and bequeath all the rest of my property of every kind to my executors hereinafter named as Trustees Upon Trust to pay so much thereof as they in their absolute discretion think will be for his benefit to my son from time to time or to apply any portion of the whole thereof for his support and it is my intention that their discretion in this matter shall be absolute and unfettered so that they may pay to him or for his use any portion of same by small instalments or otherwise on withhold payment at any time and so that my son shall not be entitled to bring any claim against them for the recovery thereof or in respect of their mode of exercising this Trust And should any portion of the Trust funds be left in their hands at my son’s death I direct my executors and trustee to pay same to his next of kin in equal shares. And as I have provided for my only daughter in my lifetime I do not make any bequest to her by this my Will And I hereby appoint Mr John Davison High Street Portadown and Mr Stevenson William Street Portadown my executors and trustees in witness whereof I have subscribed my name hereto this 18th December 1904. Thomas Flavell.
Signed Published and Declared by the said Testator as and for his last Will in the presence of us both present at the same time who in his presence at his request and in presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses (the word “in” and the letter “W” being struck out of said Will before same was signed by Testator or by us) A.T. Farrell, Solr. [Solicitor,] Portadown. Joseph Conn, Baltylum. [188]

The Valuation Revision Books show Thomas Flavell’s tenure of land in Kilmoriarty, inherited from his father-in-law, John Conn, and the disposition of those parcels, which did not go into this son Thomas’s hands: (Link to extracts, and from that page, to the map.)

(1) Book for 1895–1907:
– Townland of Kilmoriarty, Parish of Drumcree, Barony of Oneilland West, Electoral Division of Portadown (Rural), Union of Lurgan
– Ordnance Survey map no. 9
‣ OS map ref. no. 3: Thomas Flavelle; lease held from the Duke of Manchester; description of tenement [holding]: land; area: 3 acres 1 rood 20 perches; annual valuation: £4 5s 0d.
‣ OS map ref. no. 3a: John Conn; lease held from Thomas Flavelle; description: house; annual valuation: £1 5s 0d.
In 1906, John Conn’s name was struck through, and Thomas Flavelle’s name written in. [194]

(2) Book for 1908–1918:
– Townland of Kilmoriarty, Rural District of Lurgan, Electoral Division of Portadown Rural, County of Armagh, Union of Lurgan
– Ordnance Survey map no. 9
‣ OS map ref. no. 3, ref. 5686: Thomas Flavelle; held in fee (1910); description: land; area: 3 acres 1 rood 20 perches; annual valuation: £4 5s 0d. In 1911, George Annesley became the freeholder.
‣ OS map ref. no. 3a, ref. 5687: Thomas Flavelle; held from himself; description: house; annual valuation £1 5s 0d. In 1911, George Annesley assumed possession. [195]

—The following series of news clippings illustrate the intensely difficult relationship Thomas Flavell had with his only son:

Northern Whig, 13 May 1902:
PORTADOWN PETTY SESSIONS.
This fortnightly Court was held yesterday, before Messrs. T.D. Gibson, R.M. (in the chair); J.C. Fulton, George Dougan, M.D., James M’Fadden, William Bigley and Thos. Dawson. Mr. A.T. Farrell, solicitor, said there were six cases at the suit of Thomas Flavell against his son, Thomas Henry Flavell, one being under the Habitual Drunkards Act. He was glad to say that the cases had been settled in a way that would be satisfactory to the family. Defendant had taken the pledge, and was going to a situation in Belfast, and under the circumstances he (Mr. Farrell) would ask the cases to be withdrawn. Their Worships acceded to the application. [196]

Portadown News, 29 August 1903:
PETTY SESSIONS COURT.
(Before Messrs. J.C. Fulton (in the chair), T.D. Gibson, R.M.; William Bigley, Ephraim Allen, James M’Fadden, and Dr. Dougan.)
THREATENING LANGUAGE.
Thomas Flavell summoned his son, Thomas Henry Flavell, for using abusive language towards him, and threatening to take his life.
It was stated that defendant was in hospital, and
The case was accordingly adjourned for a month. [197]

Northern Whig, 11 April 1905:
Portadown.
This fortnightly Court was held yesterday before Messrs. T.D. Gibson, R.M. (in the chair); J.C. Fulton, John Hosey, Ephraim Allen, and James M’Fadden. … Thomas Flavell, a feeble old man, residing at Kilmoriarity [sic], summoned his son, Thomas Henry Flavell, for assaulting him. Mr. J.P. Best (for Mr. Farrell) appeared for the prosecution. Complainant stated that on the night of the 5th inst. defendant “guzzled” him, put him down on the table, and threatened to choke him. He locked the door, and swore that he would have his life before he opened it. He was afraid of the defendant, who had given him a great deal of trouble. He was scarcely ever sober. Complainant had to break a window in order to get out of the house. Defendant pleaded for a chance, and said his father had promised to send him to America, if he were let off. The Chairman said defendant had been before the Court frequently, and he was now standing in a disgraceful position. There were very few Irishmen, or indeed men of any kind, who would strike their father, and especially a feeble old man like the complainant. Defendant would be imprisoned for two calendar months, and at the end of that time he would have to enter into bail—himself in £20 and two sureties of £10 each—to keep the peace, or in default he would be imprisoned for a further term of two months. The magistrate would keep him in gaol constantly if he did not let his father alone. On the spur of the moment when he had drink taken he might have killed the old man, and then he would have been in a very serious position. [198]

Dublin Daily Express, 31 December 1909:
SERIOUS ASSAULT.
Old-Age Pensioner’s Life in Danger.
Thomas Henry Flavell was arrested by the Portadown police on Wednesday on a charge of seriously assaulting his father, an old-age pensioner, whose life is considered to be in danger. It is alleged that the old man, who lives alone in a house in Kilmoriarty, was unmercifully beaten by his son. Several of his ribs were broken, and he was dangerously wounded about the head. The deposition of the injured man was taken before Mr. James Grew, J.P., who remanded the accused in custody for eight days. [199]

Portadown News, 9 April 1910:
SERIOUS ASSAULT.
At a special court of petty sessions held in Portadown on Monday, before Mr J.C. Fulton, J.P., and John Hosey, J.P., Thomas Henry Flavell was brought up on remand, charged by District-Inspector Hanna with having committed a serious assault on his father, a frail old man about 80 years of age. Accused was sentenced to two months’ imprisonment with hard labour, and at the expiration of that period he was ordered to find bail for his future good behaviour, or in default to be imprisoned for a further term of three months. [200]

Spouse
Elizabeth CONN (ca 1837–1901.05.10)
Birthca 1837, Kilmoriarty, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland [190], [201]
MemoPlace of birth assumed per residence recorded in the marriage record (1862), and that of John Conn (her father) recorded in
                          Kilmoriarty in Griffith’s Valuation (1864). Year of birth deduced from age recorded in death registration.
Death1901.05.10, Portadown, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland, age: 64 [202], [190]
FatherJohn CONN

Resident of Kilmoriarty, county Armagh at the time of her marriage in 1862. [203]

1901 census enumeration (Ireland):
– Thomas Flavell, head of family, religious denomination: Methodist, reads and writes, age 68, male, occupation: Grocer, married, born in county Armagh
Elizabeth, wife, do., …, age 60, [no occupation], female, married, born do.
– Eliza Jane, daughter, do., …, age 30, female, not married, born do.
– Thomas Henry, son, do., …, age 28, male, [no occupation], not married, born do.
– Rhoda Killen, boarder, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 23, female, book-keeper, not married, born in county Antrim
– Maggie Fawcett, boarder, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 16, female, dress maker, not married, born in county Monaghan
– census place: West Street, Portadown, county Armagh [192]

Marriage
1862.11.13, Portadown, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland [203]
MemoWitnesses: Benjamin Hunniford, Robert Conn

Children
Elizabeth Jane (1863–1909)
 Thomas Henry (b.1865)

(3) 1.5.1 Elizabeth Jane FLAVELL [188]
Birth1863.11.22, Portadown, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland [204]
MemoBaptised 24th December 1863 in Church of the Ascension (Church of Ireland), Drumcree.
Death1909.06.29 (malignant disease of the breast), Corcullentragh More, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland, age: 45 [205]
FatherThomas FLAVELL (1826.09.20–1912.12.04)
MotherElizabeth CONN (ca 1837–1901.05.10)
OccupationSchool teacher [191]

1901 census enumeration (Ireland):
– Thomas Flavell, head of family, religious denomination: Methodist, reads and writes, age 68, male, occupation: Grocer, married, born in county Armagh
– Elizabeth, wife, do., …, age 60, [no occupation], female, married, born do.
Eliza Jane, daughter, do., …, age 30, female, not married, born do.
– Thomas Henry, son, do., …, age 28, male, [no occupation], not married, born do.
– Rhoda Killen, boarder, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 23, female, book-keeper, not married, born in county Antrim
– Maggie Fawcett, boarder, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 16, female, dress maker, not married, born in county Monaghan
– census place: West Street, Portadown, county Armagh [192]

Spouse
John ROBINSON (ca 1856-1858–after 1909.06.29) »» See updates posted to Biographical Sketch for John Robinson.
Birthca 1856-1858, Stewartstown, County Tyrone, Ireland. See source for death, below. [191], [206]
MemoImplied birth year of 1858 per marriage registration.
Death1920.07.30, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Source: State of New South Wales (Australia). Department of Justice. Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages. Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act 1995. Date and place of death: 30th July 1920; 68 Wilson Street, Newtown. Name and occupation: John Robinson, Milling Engineer. Sex and age: male, 70 years. Cause of death: 1a chronic bronchitis; 1b broncho pnuemonia, 19 days; M. Fitzgerald, M.D.; registered 14th July 1920. Name and occupation of father: John Robinson, farmer. Name and maiden surname of mother: Sarah McKnight. Informant: C. Ivery Coffill, friend, 208 King Street, Newtown. Registrar: E. Rossiter, 30th July 1910, Newtown. When and where buried: Presbyterian Cemetery, Rookwood, 31st July 1920; undertaker: F.W. Hartley. Name and religion of Minister: Allan Macdougall, Presbyterian; witnesses: John P. Uebel, Thomas A. Crawford. Where born: Stuart Town, County Tyrone, Ireland; how long in the Australasian Colonies or States: 8 years in N.S. Wales. Place of marriage, age, and to whom: [place and age left blank], Elizabeth. Children of marriage: no issue. Archival ref. Registration No. 11052/1920. Issued by the Registry of BDMs, Sydney, 27 May 2019.
FatherJohn ROBINSON; Mother  Sarah McKnight
OccupationMiller and Farmer; Proprietor, Ballybay Mills (Corcullentragh More, parish of Drumcree) [191], [207], [206], [208]

1901 census enumeration (Ireland):
– John Robinson, head of family, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 45 [born c.1856], male, Miller and Farmer, not married, born in county Tyrone
– Dixon Robinson, cousin, do., …, age 40, do., …
– census place: Corcullentreghmore [Corcullentragh More, parish of Drumcree], county Armagh [206]

Valuation Revision Books, published by the Ordnance Survey office:

(1) Book for 1891–1895: [209]
– Corcullentragh More townland, parish of Drumcree, Electoral Division of Portadown, Barony of Oneilland West, Union of Lurgan, County of Armagh
– OS ref no. 11Aa: John Robinson; held from the Duke of Manchester; description: House, offices, and land; area: 26 acres 1 rood 0 perches; valuation: land £27 0s 0d., house £3 10s 0d., total £30 10s 0d.
– OS ref no. 11B: John Robinson; held from the Duke of Manchester; description: Bog; area: 7 acres 3 roods 0 perches; annual valuation: £0.
– OS ref no. 11Ab; John Robinson; held from the Duke of Manchester; description: Corn Mill; annual valuation £18 0s 0d.
– OS ref no. 11Ac; Charles Magee; held from John Robinson; description: house and garden; annual valuation £1 0s 0d. This entry was struck out in 1893, and recorded as [fallen or pulled] down.

(2) Book for 1895–1907: [210]
– Corcullentragh More townland, parish of Drumcree, Union of Lurgan, Electoral Division of Portadown (Rural), County of Armagh
– OS ref. no. 11Aa and 11B were combined into ref. no. 11AaB in 1908: John Robinson; held from the Duke of Manchester; description: house, offices, land, and bog; area: 33 acres 1 rood 0 perches; annual valuation: land £27 0s 0d., buildings £3 0s 0d, total £30 0s 0d.
– OS ref no. 11Ab: John Robinson: held from [Duke of Manchester]; description: Corn Mill; annual valuation: buildings, £18 0s 0d., total £18 0s 0d. In 1905, this mill was recorded as vacant and at rest, held from John Robinson, with the note, “56 x 30 x 26, Run[?] + CI, 3 pr stones, mill not divided as not worked.”

(3) Book for 1908–1918: [211]
– Corcullentragh More, Rural District of Lurgan, Electoral Division of Portadown (Rural), Union of Lurgan, County Armagh
– Ordnance Survey map no. 9
– OS ref. no. 11AaB: John Robinson; held from the Duke of Manchester; description: house, offices, land, and bog; area: 33 acres 1 rood 0 perches; annual valuation: land £27 0s 0d., buildings £3 0s 0d., total £30 0s 0d. In 1910, this land was purchased in fee. In 1911, it was sold to James Dunlop.
– OS ref. no. 11Ab: Vacant; held by John Robinson; description: Corn Mill (at rest); annual valuation £18 0s 0d. In 1911, James Dunlop took possession.

Various news clippings, highlighting some of Mr Robinson's holdings in the parish:

Portadown News, 26 June 1909:
Mr. R. Chapman’s Auction Sales.
… Monday, July 5, 3 p.m. in Corcullentrought, 25 acres grass to let for Mr John Robinson. [212]

Portadown News, 14 August 1909:
Mr. R. Chapman’s Auction Sales.
Monday, August 23, 4 p.m., in Corcullentrough, turf for Mr John Robinson, of Ballybay Mills. [207]
… Note: Ballybay Mills were situated near Portadown, off the Loughgall Road, not far from the Orange Hall. [213]

Portadown News, 5 February 1910:
Mr. R. Chapman’s Auction Sales.
… Wednesday, Feb. 23, 3 p.m., in Corcullentroughmore, residential farm, with mill buildings, mill wheel, mill furnishings and water rights attached for Mr John Robinson. [214]

Portadown News, 5 February 1910:
Mr. R. Chapman’s Auction Sales.
Friday, March 18, 11 a.m., at Ballybay, live stock, farming implements, hay, manure, household furniture and effects, for Mr John Robinson. [208]

☛ No trace was found of John Robinson in the civil registrations of deaths from 1909ff. When the 1911 census was enumerated, his cousin, Dixon Robinson, was living with his wife, Susan Robinson née McGee, in Corcullentragh More townland. [215]

Marriage
1903.10.17, Portadown, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland [191]
MemoMarried in the Methodist Church. Witnesses: William West Carrick, Eva Stevenson.

(3) 1.5.2 Thomas Henry FLAVELL
Birth1865.01.13, Corbrackey, County Armagh, Ireland [216]
FatherThomas FLAVELL (1826.09.20–1912.12.04)
MotherElizabeth CONN (ca 1837–1901.05.10)

… Informant for his mother’s death in 1901. [190]

1901 census enumeration (Ireland):
– Thomas Flavell, head of family, religious denomination: Methodist, reads and writes, age 68, male, occupation: Grocer, married, born in county Armagh
– Elizabeth, wife, do., …, age 60, [no occupation], female, married, born do.
– Eliza Jane, daughter, do., …, age 30, female, not married, born do.
Thomas Henry, son, do., …, age 28, male, [no occupation], not married, born do.
– Rhoda Killen, boarder, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 23, female, book-keeper, not married, born in county Antrim
– Maggie Fawcett, boarder, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 16, female, dress maker, not married, born in county Monaghan
– census place: West Street, Portadown, county Armagh [192]

Though Thomas inherited the land in Kilmoriarty from his father’s estate (will written in 1904), it appears that the lands went straight into the hands of George Annesley instead. [195]

Thomas Henry Flavell might have emigrated to Portland, Oregon, departing from Londonderry, aged 28 years, in 1893; [217] … and if this was Thomas Henry Flavell of Kilmoriarty, then it appears he returned to Ireland, with a most unfortunate vengeance directed towards his elderly father, as detailed in the following news transcripts. No trace has been found of Thomas Henry Flavell (b.1865) after the last news account, below, was published in 1910.

Northern Whig, 13 May 1902:
PORTADOWN PETTY SESSIONS.
This fortnightly Court was held yesterday, before Messrs. T.D. Gibson, R.M. (in the chair); J.C. Fulton, George Dougan, M.D., James M’Fadden, William Bigley and Thos. Dawson. Mr. A.T. Farrell, solicitor, said there were six cases at the suit of Thomas Flavell against his son, Thomas Henry Flavell, one being under the Habitual Drunkards Act. He was glad to say that the cases had been settled in a way that would be satisfactory to the family. Defendant had taken the pledge, and was going to a situation in Belfast, and under the circumstances he (Mr. Farrell) would ask the cases to be withdrawn. Their Worships acceded to the application. [196]

Portadown News, 29 August 1903:
PETTY SESSIONS COURT.
(Before Messrs. J.C. Fulton (in the chair), T.D. Gibson, R.M.; William Bigley, Ephraim Allen, James M’Fadden, and Dr. Dougan.)
THREATENING LANGUAGE.
Thomas Flavell summoned his son, Thomas Henry Flavell, for using abusive language towards him, and threatening to take his life.
It was stated that defendant was in hospital, and
The case was accordingly adjourned for a month. [197]

Northern Whig, 11 April 1905:
Portadown.
This fortnightly Court was held yesterday before Messrs. T.D. Gibson, R.M. (in the chair); J.C. Fulton, John Hosey, Ephraim Allen, and James M’Fadden. … Thomas Flavell, a feeble old man, residing at Kilmoriarity [sic], summoned his son, Thomas Henry Flavell, for assaulting him. Mr. J.P. Best (for Mr. Farrell) appeared for the prosecution. Complainant stated that on the night of the 5th inst. defendant “guzzled” him, put him down on the table, and threatened to choke him. He locked the door, and swore that he would have his life before he opened it. He was afraid of the defendant, who had given him a great deal of trouble. He was scarcely ever sober. Complainant had to break a window in order to get out of the house. Defendant pleaded for a chance, and said his father had promised to send him to America, if he were let off. The Chairman said defendant had been before the Court frequently, and he was now standing in a disgraceful position. There were very few Irishmen, or indeed men of any kind, who would strike their father, and especially a feeble old man like the complainant. Defendant would be imprisoned for two calendar months, and at the end of that time he would have to enter into bail—himself in £20 and two sureties of £10 each—to keep the peace, or in default he would be imprisoned for a further term of two months. The magistrate would keep him in gaol constantly if he did not let his father alone. On the spur of the moment when he had drink taken he might have killed the old man, and then he would have been in a very serious position. [198]

Dublin Daily Express, 31 December 1909:
SERIOUS ASSAULT.
Old-Age Pensioner’s Life in Danger.
Thomas Henry Flavell was arrested by the Portadown police on Wednesday on a charge of seriously assaulting his father, an old-age pensioner, whose life is considered to be in danger. It is alleged that the old man, who lives alone in a house in Kilmoriarty, was unmercifully beaten by his son. Several of his ribs were broken, and he was dangerously wounded about the head. The deposition of the injured man was taken before Mr. James Grew, J.P., who remanded the accused in custody for eight days. [199]

Portadown News, 9 April 1910:
SERIOUS ASSAULT.
At a special court of petty sessions held in Portadown on Monday, before Mr J.C. Fulton, J.P., and John Hosey, J.P., Thomas Henry Flavell was brought up on remand, charged by District-Inspector Hanna with having committed a serious assault on his father, a frail old man about 80 years of age. Accused was sentenced to two months’ imprisonment with hard labour, and at the expiration of that period he was ordered to find bail for his future good behaviour, or in default to be imprisoned for a further term of three months. [200]

(2) 1.6 Henry FLAVELL (Emigrant)
Birth1829.02.15, Corbrackey, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland [218]
MemoDate of baptism.
Death1891.10.14, Markham, Ontario, Canada, age: 62 [219], [220]
MemoBuried in Banda Methodist cemetery, Mulmur, Dufferin County.
FatherThomas FLAVELL (ca 1783–1866.04.22)
MotherMary (ca 1791–1879.02.24)
OccupationFarmer [221]

1861 census enumeration (Canada):
– Henery Flavell, labourer, born in Ireland, religion: Church of England, age 28, married
– Jane, born do., religion do., age 26, married
– Eliza J., born do., religion do., age 9
– Thos., born in C.W. [Canada West], religion do., age 3
– census place: York township, York County, Ontario [222]

… and in 1871:
– Henery Flavell, male, age 36, country or province of birth: Irish, religion: P. Meth [Primitive Methodist], origin: Irish, farmer, married
– Jane, female, age 36, country do., religion do., origin do., married
– Eliza Jane, female, age 18, country do., religion do., origin do.
– Thomas, male, age 13, born in Ontario, religion and origin do., going to school
– William, male, age 10, do., …, going to school
– Robert H., male, age 7, do., …, going to school
– Mary A., female, age 4, do., …
– John, male, age 1, do., …
– census place: York township, County of York, Ontario [223]

… and in 1881:
– Henry Flavel, male, age 51, born in Ireland, religion: Methodist, origin: Irish, Farmer, married
– Jane, female, age 48, born do., religion and origin do., married
– Thomas, male, age 22, born in Ontario, religion and origin do., Farmer
– William J., male, age 19, born do., religion and origin do., Farmer’s son
– Robert Henry, male, age 17, born do., religion and origin do., Farmer’s son
– Mary Ellen, female, age 14, born do., religion and origin do.
– John, male, age 11, do., …
– George J., age 8, do., …
– Anna Bella, female, age 7, do., …
– census place: Whitchurch, County of York, Ontario [224]

… and in 1891, after the death of his wife in 1885, Henry was living in his son William’s household:
– William Flavell, male, age 29, married, born in Ontario, parents born in Ireland, religion: Methodist; Farmer, employer; employs one on average per year, instruction: reads and writes
– Eliza J., female, age 24, married, wife, born in Ontario, parents born in England, religion do., instruction do.
Henry, male, age 63, widower, father, born in Ireland, parents born in Ireland, religion do., instruction do.
– Annie B., female, age 17, unmarried, sister, born in Ontario, both parents born in Ireland, religion do., instruction do.
– census place: Tosorontio, Simcoe County, Ontario [225]

Spouse
Jane Alaine JOHNSTON (Emigrant) (1832–1885.08.22)
Birth1832, Derrykerran, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland [226], [227]
MemoBirth place as per her father’s name in Griffith’s Valuation (1864).
Death1885.08.22 (cholera morbus), Lisle, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada, age: 53 [228], [220]
MemoBuried in Banda Methodist cemetery, Mulmur, Dufferin County, Ontario.
FatherBenjamin JOHNSTON

Jane Alaine Johnston lived in Corbrackey townland when she married Henry Flavell in 1856. [229], [221]

Marriage
1856.05.16, Drumcree, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland [221]
MemoMarriage solemnized in Church of the Ascension (Church of Ireland). Witnesses: Thomas Flavell, William Johnston.

Children
Eliza Jane (1851–1908)
 Thomas (1859–1925)
 William James (1861–1940)
 Robert Henry (1863–1930)
 Mary Ellen (1867–1938)
 John (1869–1927)
 George Johnston (1871–1930)
 Anna Bella (1874–1927)

(3) 1.6.1 Eliza Jane FLAVELL (Emigrant)
Birth1851.03.31, Corbrackey, parish of Drumcree, county Armagh, Ireland [230], [231], [232]
MemoBaptised 27th July 1851 in Church of the Ascension (Church of Ireland), Drumcree.
Death1908.10.21 (heart disease), Unionville, Ontario, Canada, age: 57 [226], [233], [232]
FatherHenry FLAVELL (1829.02.15–1891.10.14)
MotherJane Alaine JOHNSTON (1832–1885.08.22)
OccupationGeneral Merchant (1901) [231], [234]

1861 census enumeration (Canada):
– Henery Flavell, labourer, born in Ireland, religion: Church of England, age 28, married
– Jane, born do., religion do., age 26, married
Eliza J., born do., religion do., age 9
– Thos., born in C.W. [Canada West], religion do., age 3
– census place: York township, York County, Ontario [222]

… and in 1871:
– Henery Flavell, male, age 36, country or province of birth: Irish, religion: P. Meth [Primitive Methodist], origin: Irish, farmer, married
– Jane, female, age 36, country do., religion do., origin do., married
Eliza Jane, female, age 18, country do., religion do., origin do.
– Thomas, male, age 13, born in Ontario, religion and origin do., going to school
– William, male, age 10, do., …, going to school
– Robert H., male, age 7, do., …, going to school
– Mary A., female, age 4, do., …
– John, male, age 1, do., …
– census place: York township, County of York, Ontario [223]

… and in 1881, six years after her marriage in 1875 to Henry Brown:
– Henry Brown, male, age 32, born in Ontario, religion: P. Meth. [Primitive Methodist], origin: English, Farmer, married
– Eliza J., female, age 29, born in Ireland, religion do., origin: Irish, married
– Elsie L., female, age 5, born in Ontario, religion do., origin: English
– Allice M., female, age 2, do., …
– John H., male, age 11 months, do., …
– census place: Markham, County of York, Ontario [235]

… and in 1891:
– Henry Brown, male, age 42, married, born in Ontario, parents born in England, religion: Methodist, occupation: General Merchant, employer; instruction: reads and writes
– Elizabeth, female, age 39, married, wife, born in Ireland, parents born in Ireland, religion do.
– Elsie L., female, age 15, daughter, born in Ontario, father born in Ontario, mother born in Ireland, religion do., instruction do.
– John H., male, age 11, son, do., …
– Ella M., female, age 6, daughter, do., …
– Arthur L., son, age 4, son, do., …, instruction: reads
– census place: Markham, County of York, Ontario [236]

… and in 1901, ten years after the death of her husband:
– Eliza Brown, female, head, widow, born 31 March 1852, age 49, born in Ireland (urban), inmigrated to Canada in 1857, origin: Irish; occupation: General Merchant, employer; education: reads and writes; language: speaks English
– Ella M., female, daughter, age 16, single, born 22 April 1884, origin: English, education and language do.
– Arthur L., male, son, age 14, single, born 29 September 1886, origin do., education and language do.
– census place: Unionville, Markham, County of York, Ontario [231]

Spouse
Henry BROWN (1849–1891.11.19)
Birth1849, Whitchurch, County of York, Ontario, Canada [226], [235], [229], [237]
Death1891.11.19 (of typhoid fever), Markham, Ontario, Canada, age: 42 years [226], [233], [237]
MemoBuried in Victoria Square United Church cemetery, Markham, County of York.
FatherJohn BROWN
MotherHannah
OccupationFarmer (1875, 1881); Merchant [238], [239], [229], [235], [234]
Henry Brown, with his wife, Eliza Flavelle Brown, and son, Arthur, feature prominently in “Unionville’s Golden Age,” a chapter in George Duncan’s book, Historic Unionville: A Village in the City. Abstracts (not transcripts) from this book follow:
‣ The general store, owned and operated by the Fenwick family was sold to Josiah Hall, mason and builder, in 1883. Mr. Hall leased the store to Henry and Eliza, who operated a general store. Hoping to obtain the property, they were disappointed when a Robert Stiver outbid their price in 1888. The Brown family removed to Stoufville, about twelve miles distant from Unionville, in order to conduct a mercantile business there.
‣ Henry and Eliza returned to Unionville c.1890-91, arranged to rent property at 187 Main Street, and there ran a small mercantile shop. They purchased a local bakery, from which operation Henry ran a bread delivery service.
‣ After Henry’s death in November, 1891, Eliza assumed the helm and in 1892, purchased the shop at 156 Main Street—the same which she and Henry had first occupied—from the widow of Robert Stiver. Mrs. Brown built a new bakery; her son, Arthur, who had charge of the groceries, then took over, assisted by his brother, John. Mrs. Brown carried the millinery and dry goods departments. In 1904, Arthur opened a photography studio and later, an ice cream parlour.
‣ After Mrs. Brown’s death in October, 1908, Arthur and John managed the general store in all its branches. In 1920, they built a two-storey, brick bank building next door, the Standard Bank of Canada taking up residence.
‣ The Brown family retained the mercantile concerns until 1944. However, in 1966, they repurchased it and rented the old store building to the Unionville Public Library. [234]

Marriage
1875.05.26, Vaughan, County of York, Ontario, Canada. Witnesses: Joseph Brown, Elizabeth Jameson[?]. [226], [240], [229]

Children
Elsie Louise (1876–1963)
 Alice May (1878–1884)
 John Henry (1880–1950)
 Ethel Alberta (1881–1884)
 Ella Maud (1884–1948)
 Arthur Leslie (1886–1968)

(4) 1.6.1.1 Elsie Louise BROWN [226]
Birth1876.03.08, Markham, Ontario, Canada [241], [235], [242], [243]
MemoTombstone cites the 6th March 1876 in Stouffville as the date and place of birth.
Death1963.05.15, Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA, age: 87 [244], [242], [245]
MemoBuried in Claridon Center cemetery.
FatherHenry BROWN (1849–1891.11.19)
MotherEliza Jane FLAVELL (1851.03.31–1908.10.21)
OccupationPoultry farmer (1930, 1940) [246], [247]

1881 census enumeration:
– Henry Brown, male, age 32, born in Ontario, religion: P. Meth. [Primitive Methodist], origin: English, Farmer, married
– Eliza J., female, age 29, born in Ireland, religion do., origin: Irish, married
Elsie L., female, age 5, born in Ontario, religion do., origin: English
– Allice M., female, age 2, do., …
– John H., male, age 11 months, do., …
– census place: Markham, County of York, Ontario [235]

… and in 1891:
– Henry Brown, male, age 42, married, born in Ontario, parents born in England, religion: Methodist, occupation: General Merchant, employer; instruction: reads and writes
– Elizabeth, female, age 39, married, wife, born in Ireland, parents born in Ireland, religion do.
Elsie L., female, age 15, daughter, born in Ontario, father born in Ontario, mother born in Ireland, religion do., instruction do.
– John H., male, age 11, son, do., …
– Ella M., female, age 6, daughter, do., …
– Arthur L., son, age 4, son, do., …, instruction: reads
– census place: Markham, County of York, Ontario [236]

… and in 1901, nearly three years after her marriage to Thomas Burlington Marshall:
– T.B. Marchell, male, white, head, married, born 31 March 1872, age 29, born in Ontario, origin: Irish, religion: Methodist, occupation: Teacher, employee, employed 10 months, earnings $450; education: reads and writes; language: speaks English
– Elsie B., female, white, wife, married, born 8 March 1876, age 24; born, origin, and religion do.; occupation: cheese maker, employee, employed 9 months in factory, earnings $400; education and language do.
– Dugless [sic], male, white, son, born 8 October 1897, age 3; born, origin, and religion do.; language do.
– Lola, female, white, daughter, born [illegible day] October 1899, age 1; born, origin, and religion do.; language do.
– census place: Tiverton, Bruce County, Ontario [243]

According to the 1930 census (U.S.), Thomas emigrated to the United States in 1904, followed by Elsie and children in 1905.

1910 census enumeration (U.S.):
– Thomas Marshall, head, male, white, age 38, married 13 years; born in Canada - English, father born in Scot [Scotland?] - English, mother born in Canada - English; speaks English; occupation: Salesman, milk separators, worker; not out of work 15th April 1910, not out of work during 1909; education: reads and writes; rents house
– Elsie, wife, female, white, age 34, married 13 years; born in Canada - English, both parents born in Canada - English; speaks English; education do.
– Douglas, son, white, male, age 12, born do., …; education: reads and writes, attended school since September 1, 1909
– Lola, daughter, female, white, age 10, born do., …; education and school, do.
– census place: 249 Church Street, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York [248]

… and in 1920:
– Thomas Marshall, head, male, white, age 48, married; reads and writes; born in Ohio [sic], father born in Scotland - English, mother born in Canada - English; speaks English; occupation: Farmer, Poultry
– Elsie, wife, female, white, age 41, married; year of immigration: “Un” [Unknown?], naturalized citizen; born in Canada - English, father born in Canada - English, mother born in Ireland - Irish; speaks English
– Douglas, son, male, white, age 22, single; born in Ohio [sic], father born in Ohio, mother born in Canada - English; speaks English; occupation: Laborer, Farm
– Lola, daughter, female, white, age 20, single; did not attend school since 1st September 1919; born in Ohio [sic]; father born in Ohio, mother born in Canada - English; occupation: none
– census place: Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio [249]

… and in 1930:
– Thomas B. Marshall, head; owns home, value $2,000, owns a radio; male, white, age 58, married at age 24, reads and writes; born in Canada - English, father born in Scotland, mother born in Canada - English; language spoken before coming to the U.S. – English; immigrated to the U.S. in 1904, naturalized citizen; occupation: Commercial Salesman, Machinery, worker
– Elsie L., wife, female, white, age 54, married at age 20, reads and writes; born in Canada - English; father born in Canada - English, mother born in Northern Ireland; language do.; immigrated to the U.S. in 1905, naturalized citizen; occupation: Poultry raiser on poultry farm, own account
– Lola G., daughter, female, white, age 30, single, attended school since 1st September 1929, reads and writes; born in Canada - English, parents born in Canada - English; language do.; immigration and citizenship, do.; occupation: none
– census place: Claridon township, Geauga County, Ohio [246]
… the family lived next door to the household of Thomas’ and Elsie’s son, George.

… and in 1940:
– Thomas Marshall, owns home, value $5,000; head, male, white, age 68, married, completed grade 8, born in Canada; in 1935, lived in Toronto, Canada; at work for pay during the week of March 24–20, and worked 40 hours; occupation: Dairy farming
– Elsie, wife, female, white, age 64, married; completed grade 12; born do.; lived in Toronto in 1935; at work do.; occupation: Dairy farming
– Lola, daughter; highest grade completed: C4 [four years in college], unable to work
– census place: Taylor Road, Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio [247]
… the family lived next door to the household of Thomas’ and Elsie’s son.

Spouse
Thomas Burlington MARSHALL (1872.03.31–1955.03.31)
Birth1872.03.31, Burford, Brant County, Ontario, Canada [242], [243]
MemoSometimes cited as Princeton, Ontario.
Death1955.03.31, Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA, age: 83 [242], [250]
MemoBuried in Claridon Center cemetery.
FatherGeorge MARSHALL
MotherJennett
OccupationCheese and butter maker; Farmer; Teacher (1901); Salesman (milk separators) (1910); Poultry farmer (1920);
                          Commercial salesman (machinery) (1930); Dairy farmer (1940) [251], [252], [243], [248], [246], [247], [249]


Marriage
1898.08.14, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. Witnesses: Mrs. T.C. Brown, Mrs. R.A. Mark. [251]

Children
George Douglas (1897–1965)
 Lola Gertrude (1899–1940)

(5) 1.6.1.1.1 George Douglas MARSHALL, 198th Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (WWI)
Birth1897.09.08, Markham, Ontario, Canada [253], [243], [254]
Death1965.10.25, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, age: 68 [255], [253], [256], [257]
MemoBuried in Claridon Center cemetery.
FatherThomas Burlington MARSHALL (1872.03.31–1955.03.31)
MotherElsie Louise BROWN (1876.03.08–1963.05.15)
OccupationFarm labourer; Farmer; Canadian Expeditionary Force, WWI; Salesman (1923); Dairy and poultry farmer (1940) [246], [247], [249], [258], [259]

1901 census enumeration (Canada):
– T.B. Marchell, male, white, head, married, born 31 March 1872, age 29, born in Ontario, origin: Irish, religion: Methodist, occupation: Teacher, employee, employed 10 months, earnings $450; education: reads and writes; language: speaks English
– Elsie B., female, white, wife, married, born 8 March 1876, age 24; born, origin, and religion do.; occupation: cheese maker, employee, employed 9 months in factory, earnings $400; education and language do.
Dugless [sic], male, white, son, born 8 October 1897, age 3; born, origin, and religion do.; language do.
– Lola, female, white, daughter, born [illegible day] October 1899, age 1; born, origin, and religion do.; language do.
– census place: Tiverton, Bruce County, Ontario [243]

1910 census enumeration (U.S.):
– Thomas Marshall, head, male, white, age 38, married 13 years; born in Canada - English, father born in Scot [Scotland?] - English, mother born in Canada - English; speaks English; occupation: Salesman, milk separators, worker; not out of work 15th April 1910, not out of work during 1909; education: reads and writes; rents house
– Elsie, wife, female, white, age 34, married 13 years; born in Canada - English, both parents born in Canada - English; speaks English; education do.
Douglas, son, white, male, age 12, born do., …; education: reads and writes, attended school since September 1, 1909
– Lola, daughter, female, white, age 10, born do., …; education and school, do.
– census place: 249 Church Street, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York [248]

1916–1918: Douglas served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. Extracts from his personnel record: [258]
– Marshall, George Douglas, of Unionville, Ontario; student, single
– 198th Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., no. 228552 (transferred from 201st Bn., 1st October 1916)
– born 8th September 1897 in Unionville
– next-of-kin: Thos. B. Marshall, 13814 McElhatton Ave., Cleveland, USA (father)
– attested at Toronto, 21st August 1916
– description: age 18 years 11 months; height 5ft 5-3/4in; complexion medium, eyes brown, hair dark brown, religious denomination: Methodist
– embarked Halifax, Canada, 25th March 1917; arrived Liverpool, England, 7th April 1917
– at Witley Camp in Surrey, 1st March 1918
wounded 29th August 1918 with gun shot wound to chest and shoulder; notification to Arthur L. Brown (uncle) of Unionville, Ontario, and to father; medical care in Northampton War hospital in Duston, Northamptonshire; in Woodcote Park, Epsom, Surrey, 12th October 1918, discharged 18th October 1918
– embarked per HMT Melita 10th December 1918
– rank: Private; unit: 198th. Bn.; discharged 21st January 1919 at Toronto, on general demobilization

1920 census (U.S.):
– Thomas Marshall, head, male, white, age 48, married; reads and writes; born in Ohio [sic], father born in Scotland - English, mother born in Canada - English; speaks English; occupation: Farmer, Poultry
– Elsie, wife, female, white, age 41, married; year of immigration: “Un” [Unknown?], naturalized citizen; born in Canada - English, father born in Canada - English, mother born in Ireland - Irish; speaks English
Douglas, son, male, white, age 22, single; born in Ohio [sic], father born in Ohio, mother born in Canada - English; speaks English; occupation: Laborer, Farm
– Lola, daughter, female, white, age 20, single; did not attend school since 1st September 1919; born in Ohio [sic]; father born in Ohio, mother born in Canada - English; occupation: none
– census place: Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio [249]

… and in 1930, nine years after his marriage to Catherine Wellman:
– G. Douglass [sic] Marshall, head; owns home, owns radio, family lives on farm; male, white, age 32, married at age 24, reads and writes; born in Canada - English, both parents born in Canada - English; native language of foreign born: English; immigrated to U.S. in 1905 [sic], naturalized citizen, speaks English; occupation: General farm, own account; Veteran of WW [World War]
– Katherine, wife, female, white, age 28, married at age 20, reads and writes; born in Roumania, both parents born in Canada - English; native language of foreign born: German; immigrated to U.S. in 1912, naturalized citizen, speaks English
– Ralph D., son, male, white, age 6; born in Ohio, father born in Canada - English, mother born in Roumania; native language of foreign born: English; immigrated to Canada in 1926, naturalized citizen, speaks English
– Kathleen A., daughter, female, white, age 3-1/2, born do.
– census place: Claridon township, Geauga County, Ohio [246]
… the family lived next door to the household of George’s parents.

… and in 1940:
– George Marshall, owns home, value $4,500; head, male, white, age 42, married, completed one year in high school, born in Canada, lived in the same house in 1935; at work for pay during the week of March 24–20; at work for pay during the week of March 24–20, and worked 40 hours; occupation: Dairy and poultry farming
– Catherine, wife, female, white, age 39, married, completed grade 7, born in Austra Hungar [Austro-Hungarian Empire], lived do.; housework
– Ralph D., son, male, white, age 16, completed two years in high school, born in Canada, lived do.; in school
– Kathleen, daughter, female, white, age 13, completed 8th grade, born in Ohio, lived do.; in school
– Marilyn, daughter, female, white, age 5, born in Ohio, lived do.
– census place: Taylor Road, Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio [247]
… the family lived next door to the household of George’s parents and sister.

Spouse
Catherine WELLMAN (1901.08.09–1992.11.25)
Birth1901.08.09, Kronstadt, Romania [253], [247], [246]
Death1992.11.25, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, age: 91 [253], [260]
MemoBuried in Claridon Center cemetery, Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA.

Catherine emigrated to the United States in 1926. In the 1930 U.S. Census, she indicated that her native language was German. [246

Marriage
1921.06.07 [259]

Children
Ralph Douglas (1923–1990)
 Kathleen “Kay” M. (ca1926–2017)
 (Private)

(5) 1.6.1.1.2 Lola Gertrude MARSHALL
Birth1899.10.17, Tiverton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada [252], [261], [243]
Death1940.05.23 (paraovarian cyst, carcinoma of ovary, general carcinomatosis), Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA, age: 40 years [261], [262]
MemoBuried in Claridon Center cemetery.
FatherThomas Burlington MARSHALL (1872.03.31–1955.03.31)
MotherElsie Louise BROWN (1876.03.08–1963.05.15)

1901 census enumeration (Canada):
– T.B. Marchell, male, white, head, married, born 31 March 1872, age 29, born in Ontario, origin: Irish, religion: Methodist, occupation: Teacher, employee, employed 10 months, earnings $450; education: reads and writes; language: speaks English
– Elsie B., female, white, wife, married, born 8 March 1876, age 24; born, origin, and religion do.; occupation: cheese maker, employee, employed 9 months in factory, earnings $400; education and language do.
– Dugless [sic], male, white, son, born 8 October 1897, age 3; born, origin, and religion do.; language do.
Lola, female, white, daughter, born [illegible day] October 1899, age 1; born, origin, and religion do.; language do.
– census place: Tiverton, Bruce County, Ontario [243]

1910 census enumeration (U.S.):
– Thomas Marshall, head, male, white, age 38, married 13 years; born in Canada - English, father born in Scot [Scotland?] - English, mother born in Canada - English; speaks English; occupation: Salesman, milk separators, worker; not out of work 15th April 1910, not out of work during 1909; education: reads and writes; rents house
– Elsie, wife, female, white, age 34, married 13 years; born in Canada - English, both parents born in Canada - English; speaks English; education do.
– Douglas, son, white, male, age 12, born do., …; education: reads and writes, attended school since September 1, 1909
Lola, daughter, female, white, age 10, born do., …; education and school, do.
– census place: 249 Church Street, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York [248]

… and in 1920:
– Thomas Marshall, head, male, white, age 48, married; reads and writes; born in Ohio [sic], father born in Scotland - English, mother born in Canada - English; speaks English; occupation: Farmer, Poultry
– Elsie, wife, female, white, age 41, married; year of immigration: “Un” [Unknown?], naturalized citizen; born in Canada - English, father born in Canada - English, mother born in Ireland - Irish; speaks English
– Douglas, son, male, white, age 22, single; born in Ohio [sic], father born in Ohio, mother born in Canada - English; speaks English; occupation: Laborer, Farm
Lola, daughter, female, white, age 20, single; did not attend school since 1st September 1919; born in Ohio [sic]; father born in Ohio, mother born in Canada - English; occupation: none
– census place: Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio [249]

… and in 1930:
– Thomas B. Marshall, head; owns home, value $2,000, owns a radio; male, white, age 58, married at age 24, reads and writes; born in Canada - English, father born in Scotland, mother born in Canada - English; language spoken before coming to the U.S. – English; immigrated to the U.S. in 1904, naturalized citizen; occupation: Commercial Salesman, Machinery, worker
– Elsie L., wife, female, white, age 54, married at age 20, reads and writes; born in Canada - English; father born in Canada - English, mother born in Northern Ireland; language do.; immigrated to the U.S. in 1905, naturalized citizen; occupation: Poultry raiser on poultry farm, own account
– Lola G., daughter, female, white, age 30, single, attended school since 1st September 1929, reads and writes; born in Canada - English, parents born in Canada - English; language do.; immigration and citizenship, do.; occupation: none
– census place: Claridon township, Geauga County, Ohio [246]
… the family lived next door to the household of Lola’s brother, George.

… and in 1940, mere weeks before her death:
– Thomas Marshall, owns home, value $5,000; head, male, white, age 68, married, completed grade 8, born in Canada; in 1935, lived in Toronto, Canada; at work for pay during the week of March 24–20, and worked 40 hours; occupation: Dairy farming
– Elsie, wife, female, white, age 64, married; completed grade 12; born do.; lived in Toronto in 1935; at work do.; occupation: Dairy farming
– Lola, daughter; highest grade completed: C4 [four years in college], unable to work
– census place: Taylor Road, Claridon, Geauga County, Ohio [247]
… the family lived next door to the household of Lola’s brother.

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