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Subject:Re: Thomas Sullivan Henry Hamilton, Ontario
Post Date:March 06, 2013 at 03:27:03
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Vol. 1
Vital Statistics from Island Newspapers: 1792 to 1950
D. On Apr 23, in Georgetown, Thomas Henry, aged
87. leaving a widow (nee Margaret MacKinnon), a
daughter, Margot (Mrs. Donald MacAulay), New
Glasgow, N.S, and son, Sullivan of Hamilton, OnL;
brothers, Mark and Ezra in Boston and a sister Man Jane
(Mrs. John MacDonald), Dartmouth; three grandchildren
and two great-grandchildren. He was born in 1847 and at
age 20 came to Georgetown. He served for years on the
Session of St. David's Church. (From "Georgetown
Observations," Patriot, April 26 & May 1st, 1935 and
Guardian. April 30, 1935) [Other sources tells us that the
Henry family originated in Plymouth, England and that
Thomas and his brother Henry came w ith their parents to
Georgetown from White Sands, P.E.I where they made
their living as sailmakcrs. The Thomas Henrys had six
sons who helped with the sailmaking as they grew to
adulthood: Charles, Thomas, James, Mark, John]