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James H. Church, son of James Church and Charlotte Hall
Born: 1821 in Stratford, Essex, England
Married: unknown first spouse
Married: Ann Cornell, 20 Jun 1856 in Middlesex, England (age 35)
Died: 1 May 1885 in Simcoe, Norfolk County (age 64) 
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Simcoe, Norfolk County
Ann Cornell, daughter of John Cornell and Charlotte Barrett
Born: 31 May 1832 in Stratford, Essex, England
Married: James Church, 20 Jun 1856 in Middlesex, England (age 26)
Died: 5 May 1915 in Simcoe, Norfolk County (age 82)  
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Simcoe, Norfolk County
Children of James Church and Ann Cornell:
Elizabeth Anne Church married Charles W. Lemon. Moved to Oxford County.
Charlotte Cornell Church married George Gilbert Shaw. Moved to Oxford County.
Robert John Church married Amy Ross, Bertha Richardson. Moved to Oxford County.
James Robert Church married Rebecca Leggett. Moved to Toronto.
Joseph William Church married Ruth Lillian Finch
Rhoda Rossilia Church married Philip Oliver Austin
James was listed as a widower and manufacturing chemist on his second wedding registration, but appears to have worked primarily as a harness maker in Canada. James, Ann and their eldest daughter immigrated in 1861 and settled in Vittoria, Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, where he was employed as a harness maker by George Hewitt, and rang the town bell for several years. See photo of James H. Church. See photo of Ann and her daughters.
Source: Douglas Kragh of Tigard, Oregon. Contributed: 27 Feb 2009
Last updated: 08 Aug 2014
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