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  • ID: I20993
  • Name: Lura N. CORBETT
  • Given Name: Lura N.
  • Surname: CORBETT
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 31 Jul 1859 in New York, USA
  • Death: 2 Nov 1936 in Manitowaning, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial: 4 Nov 1936 Hilly Grove Cemetery, Assiginack Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
  • Change Date: 11 Aug 2014 at 14:09
  • Note:
    1901 Ontario Census, Algoma, Assigianck, Page 22
    Hannah Andrew Male Head Married 20 October 1834 77 Ireland Irish Canadian Methodist Farmer
    Hannah Ellen Female Wife Married 17 August 1847 64 Ireland Irish Canadian Methodist
    Hannah Sadie F. Female Daughter Single 15 March 1880 21 rural Ontario Irish Canadian Methodist
    Hannah William M. Male Son Single 4 May 1884 17 rural Ontario Irish Canadian Methodist Farmer's son
    Hannah Laury C. Female Daughter Married 14 November 1865 36 U.S.A.(arrived 1891) Irish Canadian Methodist
    Hannah Roy L. Male Grandson Single 22 April 1893 8 rural Ontario Irish Canadian Methodist
    Hannah Albert A. Male Grandson Single 20 September 1896 5 rural Ontario Irish Canadian Methodist

    Ontario Vital Records - Deaths #023 075 - 1936.
    HANNAH Lura Corbett, Sex: Female; Date and place of death: November 2, 1936 at Manitowaning; Date and place of birth: July 31, 1859 at United States; Age at death: 77y 3m 2d; Occupation: Housewife; Name of spouse if given: Widowed; Father's name and place of birth: George R. Corbett at Massachusetts, U.S. Mother's name and place of birth: Phoebe Van Buskirk at New York State, U.S.; Informant: Rolla Hannah, Manitowaning, son; Interment: Hilly Grove on November 4, 1936; Cause of death: Myocarditis and auricular fibrillation.

    Obituary, uncited
    A resident of Manitoulin for more than forty years, Lura Corbett Hannah Corbett (sic) passed away at her home near Manitowaning on Nov. 2nd., and was laid to rest on Nov. 4th in Hilly Grove cemetery.
    Born in New York State in 1859 she was descended on her father's side from an Anglo-Norman baron whose Norse ancestors won Normandy under Rollo, the Ganger; and later crossed to England under William, the Conquerer. On her mother's side she drew descent from the Van Buskirk family of Holland, who went from Holland to England, later from England to America; and from the Carpenter family of Amesbury in Wiltshire, England. Her uncommon Norse name Lura has been passed down in her family through the centuries.
    In 1890 she married Richard Noble Hannah of Manitoulin and has lived on the Island since that time except for a short while at Spanish, Ont. and Cranbrook, B.C. She had two sons Rollo and Arlie. She is survived by four sisters, Nancy, Emma, Sarah and Mary and a brother Joseph. Another brother Charles predeceased her. Her husband died March 6th 1932.
    Possessed of strong religious convictions, she was a woman of noble mind and lofty ideals, of intense loyalty and high patriotism. She leaves a wide circle of friends both in Canada and the United states to mourn her passing.
    (handwritten 1936)

    Hilly Grove Cemetery, Assiginack Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario
    HANNAH / RICHARD NOBLE HANNAH / 1857 - 1932 / HIS WIFE / LURA CORBETT / 1859- 1936

    Marriage 1 Richard Noble HANNAH b: 27 Mar 1857 in Arran Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada
    • Married: 1890
    • Change Date: 1 Jul 2009
    1. Has No Children Rolla Ray HANNAH b: 23 Apr 1891 in Bidwell Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    2. Has Children Arlie Albert HANNAH b: 22 Mar 1896 in Spanish Station, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
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