The Longhurst Family - Offshoots

Joseph Longhurst and Sarah Haysman are Alfred Thomas Burton Longhurst's great great great grandparents, Alfred being a descendant of their son James (Sr.). 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...



James Longhurst (Sr.) was christened July 7, 1816 in Dorking Capel Surrey England.

James is in the direct line to Alfred Thomas Burton Longhurst.

From the 1851 census for York County, King Township...

LONGHURST
James
m
36
LONGHURST
Flora
f
38
LONGH(ouse)
Esther
f
13
LONGH(ouse)
Sarah
f
11
LONGH(ouse)
Mary Ann
f
10
LONGH(ouse)
Flora
f
9
LONGH(ouse)
Christanna
f
6
LONGH(ouse)
Archy
m
2
LONGH(ouse)
James
m
1

The entries above James were for "Stonehouse", so probably sloppy entries on the part of the census taker. Ages noted were "as of next birthday".


From the 1861 census for Mulmur Township...

LONGHURST
James
m
44
LONGHURST
Florah
f
46
LONGHURST
Easter
f
22
LONGHURST
Sarah
f
20
LONGHURST
Mary A.
f
18
LONGHURST
Florah
f
16
LONGHURST
Christeenah
f
14
LONGHURST
Archibald
m
12
LONGHURST
James
m
10

James came to Canada with his family in 1832. In 1837, James married Flora MacDonald (born c1810 in Glasgow, Scotland (reference for Glasgow); died January 5, 1899 in Innisfil Township, Ontario, see details at the bottom of this page).

James and Flora had seven children : Esther, Sarah, Mary Ann, Flora, Christiana, Archibald, and James...

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

LONGHURST 1861 census 384 page 015 line 32 @ca.on.simcoe.mulmur_township section 1 film C1073 lds0349321


From the 1871 census for South Simcoe...

LONGHURST
James
m
55
LONGHURST
Florah
f
58
LONGHURST
Archibald
m
22
LONGHURST
James
m
20

1871 census entry for James and Flora.

Farmers, all.

Note: neighbouring Looker family.


Esther Longhurst

  • born June 24, 1838, baptized October 19, 1951 in King Township, York, Ontario.


Sarah M. Longhurst

  • born January 3, 1840 in Buffalo, New York; baptized October 19, 1851 in King Township, Ontario
  • married May 26, 1863, in Vaughan Township, Ontario, to Angus Black (born c1837)
  • occupation: housewife
  • Census of 1881 states Angus and Sarah were living in Nottawasaga Township with eight children.
  • children : 
    • Catherine Black
      • born December 7, 1865
      • married Dougald Sampson (born May 1, 1859, son of Joseph Sampson and Margaret ______ )
      • children : 
        • Hugh A. Sampson
          • born June 25, 1883
        • Norman J. Sampson
          • born July 21, 1885
        • Leola S. Sampson
          • born October 28, 1887
        • Margaret G. Sampson
          • born July 28, 1889
        • Rebecca F. Sampson
          • born September 16, 1894
          • married June 15, 1881, in Nottawasaga, to George Leach (son of William Leach and Elizabeth _____ )
          • marriage witnesses were James Sampson and Mary Ann Sprott of Nottawasaga
        • Catherine V. Sampson
          • born September 18, 1896
      • Census of 1901 shows Catherine and Dougald living in Nottawasaga Township, with Dougald's parents Joseph and Margaret Sampson living next door.
    • Sarah Black
      • born c1866
    • Flora Black
      • born c1868, in Stayner, Ontario
      • married on June 24, 1896, in Collingwood, Ontario, to James B. McFadyen (born c1869 in P.E.I., hotel keeper, residing in Collingwood, son of John D. McFadyen and Sarah __________ )
      • religion of both noted as Presbyterian
      • record of marriage
    • Angus Black
      • born September 26, 1870, in Kleinburg, Ontario
      • occupation: hotel keeper
      • married March 24, 1891, to 20-year-old Laura Stephens (born July 10, 1870, in Duntroon, Ontario; daughter of Henry Stephens and Mary Ann _______ )
      • residence when married noted as Duntroon, Ontario
      • religion noted as Presbyterian
      • record of marriage
      • children : 
        • Madline Black
          • born June 12, 1892, in Duntroon, Ontario
        • Fredona Black
          • born October 10, 1894, in Duntroon, Ontario
    • Hester Black
      • born April 30, 1872
      • married September 4, 1893, in Duntroon, Ontario, to Duncan Sampson (of Manitoulin, Ontario, born October 15, 1864, son of Joseph Sampson and Margaret ______; occupation: salesman; Ontario marriage registration #011016-93
      • marriage witnesses were Allan Bell of Toronto, Ontario and Sarah Black of Duntroon, Ontario
      • children :
        • Vernon Sampson
          • born December 27, 1894
    • Hugh Black
      • born January 26, 1875 in Stayner, Ontario
      • Ontario birth registration #236870-75 - I
      • record of birth
      • (there is a Hugh Black) buried in Stayer-Union Cemetery, in Stayner, Ontario
    • Ada "Addie" Black
      • born c1876
      • (Ada) died March 12, 1950, buried in Stayner-Union Cemetery, in Stayner, Ontario
    • Robert Alexander Black
      • born June 17, 1879, in Stayner, Ontario
      • Ontario birth registration #029091-76
      • The 1901 census of Thessalon, Algoma District has his birth as June 21, 1880.
      • married Janet Robb _____
      • On May 7, 1917, Robert Alexander Black joined the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force and listed his next of kin as Janet Robb Black, his wife. At the time he was living in Seattle, Washington. Attestation paper - front, back.
  • Angus Black died August 26, 1884.
  • Sarah M. Longhurst died (ultimately) of gangrene on March 19, 1921 in Collingwood, Ontario, and was buried on March 21, 1921 in Stayner-Union Cemetery, in Stayner, Ontario. She had been attended to, in illness, since December 1, 1920, by Dr. Donald McKay. Record of death.


Mary Ann Longhurst

  • born September 22, 1842, in Buffalo, New York; baptized October 19, 1851 in King Township, Ontario


Flora Longhurst

  • born September 22, 1844 in Vaughan Township, York, Ontario; baptized October 19, 1851 in King Township, Ontario
  • married in 1865, in Mulmur Township, Simcoe County, Ontario, to Lindley B. Jago (born in the U.S. on April 25, 1841, son of John Jago and Irene Chapman; Irene was born in the U.S. on October 24, 1817, immigrated to Canada in 1852 and was naturalized in 1853)
  • children :
    • Irene C. Jago
      • born October 6, 1871
      • married on April 18, 1894, in Allandale, Ontario, to John H. Tyndal (born January 1, 1869, son of Marmaduke Tyndal and Sarah Taylor; John's occupation: farmer)
      • marriage license #011245-94, in Simcoe County
      • marriage witnesses were Marmaduke Tyndal and Mary Jago, both of Innisfil Township
      • children : 
        • Frank Tyndal
          • born July 26, 1895
        • Sadie Tyndal
          • born January 13, 1898
        • George Tyndal
          • born December 3, 1900
    • Mary Joan Jago
      • born April 23, 1874
    • Jane Elisa ("Jennie") Jago
      • born May 19, 1877
    • John Edwin Jago
      • born July 17, 1880
    • William George Jago
      • born 1865
      • married on November 22, 1893, in Allandale, Ontario, to Eliza Maud Lockard (or Lockhart) (born 1873, daughter of John Lockard (or Lockhart) and Sarah _____ )
      • marriage witnesses were W.H.W. Webster of Bell Ewart, Ontario and S.A. Hurd of Allandale, Ontario
  • Flora Longhurst died April 1, 1921
  • cause of death not decipherable at present, but is noted on record of death
  • address at time of death: Lot 4, Concession 1, Innisfill Township, Simcoe County


Christiana Longhurst

  • born October 7, 1846 (perhaps 1848), in Ontario; baptized October 19, 1851 in King Township, Ontario
  • married March 12, 1865, in Aurora, Whitchurch Township, York County, Ontario, to Gilbert Legge (born c1846, in Vaughan Township, York County, Ontario; son of James G. Legge and Elizabeth Hopkins)
  • Family History Library Microfilm: 1030068
  • resided in Toronto during the 1900 census
  • address in 1929 noted on brother Archibald's record of death as being 123 Lakeshore Road, Toronto.
  • children : 
    • James G. Legge
      • born 1866
    • Flora Elizabeth Legge
      • born 1867
      • married on August 9, 1892, in York, York County, to William Philip Grant (born c1864, in England; son of Philip Charles Grant and Elizabeth Rachel ________ )
    • Ellen Nora Legge
      • born 1869, in Whitchurch Township
      • married on July 5, 1888, in York, York County, to Daniel Frederick Lee (born c1850, in Newtonbrook; son of George Lee and Catharine ______ )
      • note from Wikipedia: Newtonbrook is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In the nineteenth century, it was a separate municipality. It is located in the area around Yonge Street and Finch Avenue in the former City of North York between the east and west branches of the Don River.
    • William Henry Legge
      • born July 7, 1872
      • record of birth
      • occupation : photographer
      • in Victoria, B.C. during the 1900 census
      • married on December 31, 1896, in York, York County, to Esther J. Cox (born c1873; daughter of Philip Cox and Maria __________ )
      • children : 
        • William T. Legge
          • born November 30, 1897
        • Gilbert A. Legge
          • born August 11, 1899
    • George Francis Legge
      • born August 3, 1874, in York County
      • record of birth
      • married on September 11, 1916, in York, York County, to Jennie Taylor Kirk (born c1879; daughter of Robert Kirk and Janette Montgomery)
    • Archibald Macdonald Legge
      • born August 3, 1876 *
      • record of birth
      • occupation : photo engraver? shoemaker?
      • married on June 6, 1906, in Hamilton, Ontario, to Florence Isabel Stephenson (born c1878, in Hamilton, Ontario; daughter of George William Stephenson and Emma Beatty _______ )
      • marriage certificate may say Archibald's place of birth is Bono's Lane or Lake, Ontario (compare"B" to bachelor, and "L" to Legge)
      • record of marriage
    • Joseph Frederick Charles Legge
  • * : births were registered January 11, 1929 while Christiana was living at 207 Perth Avenue, Toronto and Gilbert is shown as being a farmer in Oak Ridges, Ontario.
  • Christiana Legge died _____________ . (After 1929.)
  • Gilbert Legge died at reported age 53, of cancer, on November 15, 1899. He was then residing at 150 Argyle, Toronto. Record of death.


Archibald John Longhurst

  • born October 14, 1849, in King Township, York County, Ontario
  • follow this link to a wealth of information about this person, the great grandfather of Alfred Thomas Burton Longhurst


James Longhurst (Jr.)

  • born September 10, 1849 (from record of death), in King Township, baptized October 19, 1851
  • married on December 8, 1875, in Oak Ridges in Barrie, Ontario to Mary Ann Crawford (born October 12, 1854 in Innisfil Township, Ontario, daughter of John Crawford , born c1811 in Ireland, died April 15, 1907 at age 96; and Elizabeth ("Betty") Porter, born c1831 in Ireland)

  • This gravestone (left) is in Elmvale Presbyterian Cemetery, Elmvale, Ontario. It may read, in part: "John Crawford, died April 15, 1907, aged 96 years; Elizabeth Porter, .............. , ......... Crawford, ............ Nov. 22, ......... ". Beside it is another Crawford gravestone, difficult to read. This gravestone (center picture) may say: "Rebecca, wife of Jos. A. Crawford, died Nov. 17, 1914, aged 45 years; Jos. A. Crawford, died June 3, 1939, aged 79 years." On top, it reads: "At Rest". The two pictures immediately below show the relative positioning of the two gravestones in the graveyard.

    • record of marriage
    • note: conflict in reported age when married (James as just 23, though Mary Ann's is noted correctly at age 21)
    • family religion was Methodist
    • occupation: farmer, yeoman
    • from newspaper death notice (see below): "born in Vaughan Township and lived at Oak Ridges, Mono, Innisfil and Tiny, the latter place for 45 years before moving to Flos in 1918"
    • In the Census of 1891, in the electoral district of Simcoe North...
      LONGHURST
      James
      m
      35
      LONGHURST
      Mary Ann
      f
      28
      LONGHURST
      Robert J.
      m
      15
      LONGHURST
      Florie
      f
      12
      LONGHURST
      Matilda
      f
      11
      LONGHURST
      David E.
      m
      9
      LONGHURST
      Allie Nora
      f
      7
      LONGHURST
      Esther E.
      m
      5
      LONGHURST
      John Franklin
      m
      4
      LONGHURST
      Carrie
      f
      1
    • LONGHURST 1891 census 116m1 family 064 @ca.on.simcoe.tiny_township division 1 p16 film T6368 lds1465793
    • children :
      • Robert James Longhurst
        • born March 18, 1876, in Innisfil Township, Ontario
        • occupation(s) : worked in bush camps at age 12; stationary engineer; gas engineer; steam engineer for CPR (Canadian Pacific Railroad); carpenter; auto mechanic; farmer; labourer
        • married on April 15, 1914, in Morse, Saskatchewan, to Martha Elizabeth Crawford (born November 11, 1888 in Elmvale, Ontario)
        • referred to as "James LONGHURST & Mary CRAWFORD" in marriage record of daughter Flora (see below)
        • children :
          • Mary Lillian Longhurst
            • born June 11, 1915, in Morse, Saskatchewan
            • married on June 16, 1941, at St. Joseph's Church Rectory, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, to John Gerald ("Jack") McLafferty (born October 16, 1917, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan)
            • children : 
          • Hazel Longhurst
            • born September 5, 1916, in Morse, Saskatchewan
            • baptized March 1, 1917, in Wyevale, Ontario
            • died of pneumonia on March 9, 1917, in Wyevale, Ontario; buried in Wyevale, Ontario
          • Robert Elvin ("Slim") Longhurst
            • born 1918 in Morse, Saskatchewan
            • married on July 6, 1943, in Presbyterian Manse, Rosetown, Saskatchewan, to Nellie Irene Green (born October 16, 1924, in Rosetown, Saskatchewan)
            • children :
            • Robert and Nellie divorced.
            • Robert's second marriage, in Plentywood, Montana, to Eva Victoria Milkie (nee Suroweicz, born May 14, 1917 in Glendon, Alberta; died October 3, 1995, in Regina, Saskatchewan)
            • Eva's children : 
            • Robert Elvin Longhurst passed away on September 6, 2004 in Regina - age 86.
          • James Albert Longhurst
            • born April 17, 1920, in Morse, Saskatchewan
            • married on February 25, 1943, in Chalmers United Church, Ottawa, Ontario, to Beatrice Bertha Shire (born September 18, 1921, in Kelso, Saskatchewan)
            • children :
          • Euolyia Elizabeth Longhurst
            • born November 8, 1921, in Herbert, Saskatchewan
            • married on September 19, 1939, in Trossachs, Saskatchewan, to Jonas Samson (born 1915, died October 6, 1978, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
            • children :
          • Ralph Earl Longhurst
            • born December 24, 1923 in Morse, Saskatchewan
            • died May 2, 1924 (age 4 months, 8 days) of whooping cough, in Morse, Saskatchewan
          • Don Houston Longhurst
            • born January 3, 1926, in Morse, Saskatchewan
            • married on February 22, 1950, in Alliance Tabernacle, Regina, Saskatchewan, to Flora L. Krause (born October 10, 1932, in Morse, Saskatchewan)
            • children :
            • Don Houston Longhurst died June 6, 1995, of heart failure, in Southey, Saskatchewan; cremated; memorial service at Regina Beach, Saskatchewan, on June 10, 1995
          • Marion Longhurst
            • born July 15, 1927, in Morse, Saskatchewan
            • stillborn, died 1927, in Morse, Saskatchewan
          • Lochie Longhurst
            • born August, 21, 1932, in Morse, Saskatchewan
            • stillborn, died August 21, 1932, on a farm south of Ernford, Saskatchewan; buried in Morse, Saskatchewan
        • Robert James Longhurst died of heart failure on July 8, 1950 in Woodhouse Township, Ontario. He is buried in Chaplin, Saskatchewan.
        • Martha Elizabeth Crawford died on December 13, 1980 in the Raphael Wing of Providence Hospital, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. She was buried December 16, 1980, in Chaplin, Saskatchewan.
      • Flora Elizabeth "Flo" Longhurst
        • born September 22, in 1877 in Innisfil Township, Ontario
        • when wed... resided in Tiny Township; religion : Methodist
        • married March 23, 1900 to Robert J. ("Bob") Rodgers (born c1872 in Wyebridge, Ontario; son of Locard Rodgers and Ann McLeod, both parents born in Scotland, in c1839 and c1841 respectively; Locard is a millwright)
        • marriage registration #015137-00, Simcoe County, Penetanguishene
        • marriage witnesses were Marion M.L. Jamieson and Alice M. Smith, both of Penatanguishene, Ontario
        • clergyman : Reverend W.R. Johnston
        • Robert, when wed ...occupation : clerk in general store; religion : Presbyterian; residence : Midland, Ontario
        • children : 
          • Olive Edna Rodgers
            • born August 30, 1900
            • died at age 15
          • Rhoda Kathleen Rodgers
          • Lockhart Kenneth Rodgers
            • born 1905
            • married Elsie Parsons
            • children :
              • Bud Rodgers
                • born ___
              • Judy Rodgers
                • born ___
          • Donald James Rodgers
            • married Emily ___
            • one child - stillborn
            • was a prisoner-of-war in WWII for about three years
            • Donald James Rogers died in 1983.
        • Flora Elizabeth Longhrust died in 1972.
      • Matilda Jane "Tilly" Longhurst
        • born June 1, 1879 in Innisfil Township, Ontario
        • married December 29, 1905 to Edward Stubbings (who died after being hit by a street car while riding a bicycle)
        • second marriage, in 1955 (after Edward Stubbings died, and after sister Allie Nora died, Matilda Jane married widower Charles Grayson English (see below).
        • Matilda Jane Longhurst died in 1958 .
      • David Edgar Longhurst
        • born January 31, 1881
        • died 1962
      • Allie Nora (Eleanor) Longhurst
        • born April 26, 1883, in Innisfil, Ontario
        • married Charles Grayson English (born April 6, 1880, in Ontario; sister named Anna Mary English; parents named Henry English and Mary English, who coincidentally had the same last name when they married in Toronto)
        • children : 
          • Hilda Marion English
            • born 1905
            • married Raymond H. Williams (born 1903, died 1951)
            • Hilda Marion English died in 1987.
          • William Henry English
            • born 1906
            • died 1907
          • Mayme English
            • born 1909
            • died in infancy
          • Dorothy Eva English
            • born 1911
            • married Charles Richard Tuck (born 1899, died 1987)
            • Dorothy Eva English died in 1970.
          • Harold James English
            • born 1914
            • married Marjorie Rosetta Raflaub (born 1916, died ____)
            • lived in Midland, Ontario
            • children :
        • Allie Nora Longhurst died (prior to 1955).
      • Hester Emaline Longhurst
        • born December 15, 1884
        • married September 04, 1907 to Edward J. Hart
        • three children - all died at birth or while very young
        • died 1965
      • Joseph Wilfred Longhurst
        • born 1886
        • died 1887
      • John Franklin "Jack" Longhurst
        • born January 13, 1887, in Barrie, Ontario
        • farmer, greenskeeper
        • Presbyterian
        • married May 1, 1920, in Stayner, Ontario, to Alisha Richarda Carnahan (born September 6, 1898 in Meaford, Ontario; Presbyterian; daughter of Frederick Seymour Carnahan and Martha Anne Gilder)
        • record of marriage
        • children :
          • Cameron Richard Longhurst
            • born October 29, 1916 in Glencairn, Ontario
            • labourer
            • married September 6, ? in Ontario, to Janet Fursier Harman (born March 29, 1919, in Port Elgin, Ontario, daughter of Thomas Harman and Caroline _______ )
            • children :
            • (Cameron Richard Longhurst) died November 2, 1979 in Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood, Ontario. He is buried in Stayner Union Cemetery.
            • Widow Janet remarried - to William James Bell, on December 31, 1983.
            • Janet Fursier Harman died July 11, 1993, in Collingwood, Ontario. She is buried in Stayner Union Cemetery.
          • June Enid Longhurst
            • born June 7, 1925
            • children :
            • (June) married Horace Gaston LaRose (born November 11, 1922)
            • Horace Gaston LaRose died October 22, 1986.
            • June Enid longhurst died April 24, 1997, In Toronto, Ontario.
          • Carolyn Alishia Longhurst
          • Geraldine Francis Longhurst
        • John Franklin Longhurst died September 6, 1963. He is buried in Stayner Union Cemetery.
        • Alecia Richarda Carnahan died July 8, 1991.
      • Caroline Adeline "Carrie" Longhurst
        • born February 19, 1890
        • married in 1930 to Alfred Alexander Webb (born 1885, died 1943)
        • children : 
          • Cecil Joseph James Webb
            • born 1911
            • married in 1945, to Edith Lisa Jane Plant (born 1911)
            • children :
            • Cecil Joseph James Webb died in 1980.
          • Alfred Emerson Webb
            • born 1912
            • married Corrine Aldridge (born 1928)
            • children :
            • Alfred Emerson Webb died in 1976.
          • Irene Leda Webb
            • born 1914
            • married John Cyril Capling (born 1910, died 1976)
            • children :
          • Kenneth "Ken" Clifford Webb
            • born 1916
            • married Marion Amy Thompson
            • children : 
            • Kenneth Clifford Webb died in 1976.
          • Marion Marguerite Webb
            • born 1917
            • married ___ Penfold (reportedly about 30 years older than her)
            • second marriage, to Wallace Edward Luck (born 1905)
            • Marion Marguerite Webb died in 1972.
          • Louise Adeline Webb
            • born ____
          • Doris Lorraine Webb
            • born 1930
            • died 1977
        • Caroline Adeline Longhurst died in 1963.
      • Alexander Joseph Longhurst
        • born June 5, 1893 in Tiny Township, Simcoe County, Ontario
        • married Bertha May Wright (born May 18, 1898; from Elmvale, Ontario; daughter of R. Samuel Wright and Arletta Dwinnell)
        • children :
          • Eileen Bertha Longhurst
            • born 1918
            • married William Thomas McCready (born 1918, died c1988)
            • children : 
        • served in World War I
        • Alexander Joseph Longhurst died 1962.
        • Bertha May Wright died in 1986.
      • Linley Beaver Longhurst
        • born April 28, 1895 in Tiny Township, Simcoe County, Ontario
        • married Jean Morrison (born 1900, died 1959)
        • children :
          • Gerald Douglas Longhurst
            • born 1924
            • married Dorothy McAuliffe
            • children :
          • Lloyd Vernon Longhurst
            • born 1921
            • married Noreen Helen Bolton (born 1930)
            • children :
            • Lloyd Vernon Longhurst died May 23, 1997.
          • Shirley Jean Longhurst
            • born 1930
            • married Lawrence J. Fisher (born 1929, died 1977)
            • second marriage to Peter Apers
          • Frances Carroll Longhurst
            • born 1938
            • married Frederick Neil Jamieson (born 1937)
          • Yvonne Marie Longhurst
            • born 1942
            • married Karl Vincent Neck (born 1942)
      • Lottie Hazel Elva Longhurst
        • born February 1, 1898
        • married Nelson Charles Armstrong (born 1895, died 1987)
        • children : 
          • Elizabeth Matilda "Betty" Armstrong
            • born 1928
            • married Albert Henry Landreville born 1925, died 1985)
            • children : 
          • William Charles "Bill" Armstrong
            • born 1930
            • married Edith Maude House
            • children :
            • William Charles Armstrong died in 1985 of kidney disease.
          • Pauline Dolly Ida Armstrong
            • born 1936
            • married Donald Grant McLean
            • children : 
            • Pauline Dolly Ida Armstrong died in 1968.
        • Lottie Hazel Elva Longhurst died in 1991.

    • (James Longhurst, Jr.) died June 19, 1932, in Collingwood Hospital. Record of death. Cause of death - infection on face, septicemia. Residence at time of death (and for 20 years previous) was Lot 26, Concession 7, Flos County. Age noted as 82 years, 9 months, 9 days.
    • Mary Anne Crawford died August 4, 1933, at age 79, near Wasaga Beach, Ontario. She is buried in Elmvale Union Presbyterian Cemetery.
    • Note from Debrah Duval... Mary Anne Crawford was at her daughter Flora's house when she fell and broke her hip. She died ten days later, still at Flora's house.

    James Longhurst (Sr.) died after the census of 1871.

    Flora MacDonald (mother of Archibald John Longhurst and siblings) died "of old age" on January 5, 1899, at age 89, in County of Simcoe, Division of Innisfil, 11th Concession.

    Record of death.

    Barrie Advance newspaper page from January 12, 1899 noting the death a week earlier.


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