The Longhurst Family - Offshoots

Joseph Longhurst and Sarah Haysman came to Canada in 1832. Joseph is descended from John Longhurst, born c1515.

The children of Joseph Longhurst and Sarah Haysman are :

(George), Charles, John, James, Anne, Frederick, Jesse, Caroline, and Hester...



George Longhurst (Sr.) was born in 1809, in Dorking Capel Surrey England. He was baptized February 26, 1809.

Rebecca Weller was born c1808 in England. She was christened February 26, 1809.

Her parents were _______ and _______.

George and Rebecca married on July 4, 1831, in Dorking Capel Surrey England.

One daughter was born in England - Christiana, while the remaining children were born in Ontario. George, Rebecca and Christiana travelled with George's parents and siblings to Canada - sponsored by the Dorking Emigration Society. (See more on their journey in the story of Joseph and Sarah.)

George and Rebecca had ten children.

The names of their children are : Christiana, Weller, Rebecca, George, James, John, Frederick, Joseph, Moses and Albert.

To read more about this couple, please go here...

George Longhurst (Sr.) died in 1869, in Mulmur Township, Ontario, Canada.

Rebecca Weller died Oct. 27, 1888 in Watt Township, District Muskoka, Ontario. She is buried there, in Ufford Cemetery.


From the 1861 census for Mulmur Township...

LONGHURST 1861 census 384 page 005 line 22 @ca.on.simcoe.mulmur_township section 1 film C1073 lds0349321

LONGHURST
George
m
52
LONGHURST
Rebecca
f
53
LONGHURST
Christiana
f
29
LONGHURST
Willar (Weller)
m
27
LONGHURST
Rebecca
f
25
LONGHURST
George
m
23
LONGHURST
James
m
21
LONGHURST
John
m
18
LONGHURST
Frederick
m
16
LONGHURST
Joseph
m
14
LONGHURST
Moses
m
12
LONGHURST
Albert
m
9

LONGHURST 1861 census 384 page 009 line 12 @ca.on.simcoe.mulmur_township section 1 film C1073 lds0349321

LONGHURST
John
m
19
LONGHURST
James
f
21
LONGHURST
George
f
23
LONGHURST
Christiana
m
29
LONGHURST
Sarah J. (daughter of Christiana)
f
1


Christiana Edith Longhurst


Weller Longhurst


Rebecca Longhurst


George Longhurst (Jr.)


James Longhurst


John Longhurst


Frederick Longhurst




Joseph Longhurst (Sr.)


Moses Longhurst


Albert Edward Longhurst (Sr.)

"Albert Edward was born in Dufferin County, just four miles north of Shelburne, about five miles from where Jemima Minoa Hamilton, his wife was born. Albert came to Muskoka as a young pioneer teacher. After teaching one term at Stoneleigh in McCauley Township, he settled on 100 acres of free grant land in Franklin Twp. between Emberson Post Office and North Portage. He was the first in the log school house at South Portage, Lake of Bays (outside Huntsville), and here is where he taught."

  • Henry Emberson Duane Longhurst died January 15, 1983.



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