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William Henry Sawyer

William Henry Sawyer

Male 1858 - 1897  (39 years)

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  • Name William Henry Sawyer  [1, 2
    Born 21 May 1858  Fenelon Falls, Victoria, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Sep 1897  Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1571  Algonquin Highlands Settlers
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2018 

    Father Hiram David Sawyer,   b. 1836, Dunham, Brome-Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1921, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Eliza Jane Redner,   b. 1842, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1918, West Guilford, Guilford, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Barry,   b. 1862, Dunnville, Haldimand, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1880  Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Gertrude Sawyer,   b. 15 Nov 1880, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888  (Age 7 years)
     2. Wilbur Thomas Sawyer,   b. 30 May 1883, Maple Lake, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1939, Wahnapitae Lake, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     3. Francis Sawyer,   b. 7 Aug 1885, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Oscar Sawyer,   b. 31 Oct 1887, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1976, Dorset, Sherborne, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +5. Nellie May Sawyer,   b. 31 Jul 1890, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Oct 1978, North Bay, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. Ernest Sawyer,   b. 22 Aug 1892, Unorganized Townships, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1994, North Bay, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years)
    +7. Hector Arthur Sawyer Fowler,   b. 12 Mar 1895, Dwight, Franklin, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    William Henry Sawyer
    William Henry Sawyer

    Documents
    The Murder of William Henry Sawyer
    The Murder of William Henry Sawyer
    "A Brutal Murder"
    Watchman newspaper article - 9 Sep 1897
    The murder of William Henry Sawyer by Thomas & Matthew Thompson

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] 1871 Census of Canada.
      Birth date: abt 1859 Birth place: Ontario Residence date: '1871' Residence place: Peterborough North, Ontario, 'canada'
      http://search.ancestry.ca/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1871canada&h=2942066&ti=5543&indiv=try&gss=pt


    2. [S21] Ontario Marriage Registrations.
      Birth date: abt 1857 Birth place: Fenelon Falls Marriage date: 21 Mar 1880 Marriage place: Victoria Residence date: Residence place: Ontario, Canada
      http://search.ancestry.ca/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ontariomarr1858-1899_ga&h=2628860&ti=5543&indiv=try&gss=pt


    3. [S24] Ontario Death Registrations, Reg# 10676-97.
      Cause of death: Murdered.