Page: Roll: MS935_38.
Title: Ontario, Canada Census Index, 1871
Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1932
One World Tree One World Tree
1881 Canadian Census
Simcoe County Settlers' Database
Page: R 02 S 07
Simcoe County Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society
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Note: N204 n.d.
“George Ormsby lived on the north 50 acres and soon after bought an additional 50 acres adjoining to the north. George Ormsby’s log house and barn were in the middle of the big field, south of the present barn. Two smaller frame houses were built alongside to the south of the main house. Emma and Dick Metcalfe lived in one while he taught at Leigh’s Corners. The veteran’s wife lived in the other house” (p. 286)
“Ormsby operated a saw mill on a creek, Lot 14, Conc 12., Oro, in the early 1860s. The lumber was cut as this mill to build the Temperance Hall in 1864. This mill was bought by George Brown in 1866.”
1861 Canadian Census
George Ormsby 38, a Farmer born in Ireland lived in Oro Township. Simcoe, Ontario with his wife Jean 31, born in Ireland and their children Edward 14, John 12, George 10, Elisabeth 8, Louisa 6, Mary Ann 4 and Emma 1, all born in Upper Ontario. They were Weslyan Methodist.
George Ormsby paid $18 for work as Deputy Returning Officer. Early Canadiana Online.
1871 Canadian Census Index
George Ormsby 49, a Farmer born in Ireland lived in Oro, Simcoe North, Ontario. He was a Congregationalist.
1881 Canadian Census
George Ormsby 59, a Farmer born in Ireland lived in Oro Township, Simcoe, Ontario with his wife Jane 52, born in Ireland and their children Emma 21, Margaret E. 19, Sarah A 16. Alfred 14, Arthur 12 and Ida M. 9, all born in Ontario. Their religion was Independent.
4 Jan 1884
Death certificate: Was ill for four days before death with inflammation of lungs.
News of the Churches
Rugby has also lost a much respected member - Mr. George B. Ormsby, who died very suddenly recently. (The Canadian Independent, p. 44)
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