Person:George Ormsby (2)

Watchers
George Billings Ormsby
b.1822 Ireland
m. 1820
  1. George Billings Ormsby1822 - 1884
  2. Elizabeth Ormsby1825 - 1834
  3. Andrew Ormsby1828 -
  4. James Ormsby1830 - 1911
  5. Edward Ormsby1838 -
  • HGeorge Billings Ormsby1822 - 1884
  • WJane Reid1828 - 1894
  1. Robert Ormsby1845 - 1856
  2. Edward Ormsby1848 - 1933
  3. John Ormsby1848 - 1928
  4. George Ormsby1851 - 1905
  5. Elisabeth Ormsby1853 - 1933
  6. Louisa Ormsby1855 - 1889
  7. Mary Ann (Polly) Ormsby1857 - 1930
  8. Emma Jane Ormsby1860 - 1943
  9. Margaret Ellen Ormsby1862 -
  10. Alfred James Ormsby1867 - 1893
  11. Sarah Adelaide (Sadie) Ormsby1868 -
  12. Arthur William Ormsby1869 - 1961
  13. Ida Matilda Ormsby1871 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] George Billings Ormsby
Gender Male
Birth[3][4][5][6] 1822 Ireland
Burial[8] JAN 1884 Leigh's Corners Cemetery
Occupation? Farmer
Residence[11]
Death[7] 4 JAN 1884 Simcoe, Ontario, Canada


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)

1860 “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.

1873 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.

1884 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)

References
  1. Ontario, Canada Census Index, 1871.
  2. Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1932, Roll: MS935_38.
  3. Ancestry.com. One World Tree. (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA;).
  4. Ontario, Canada Census Index, 1871.
  5. Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1932.
  6. 1881 Canadian Census.
  7. Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1932.
  8. Simcoe County Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society. Simcoe County Settlers' Database, R 02 S 07.
  9.   Joanna McEwan. Kith'n Kin: Reminiscenses, Biographies, Genealogies, Photographs. (Oro Township Historical Society).
  10.   Oro (Ont. : Township). Historical Committee. The Story of Oro.
  11. Date: 1871
    Place: Oro

    Date: 1872
    Place: Twp of Oro. Con 12 Lot 14 f,

    Date: 1871
    Place: Ontario, Canada,