Thomas S Southworth

Brief Life History of Thomas S

When Thomas S Southworth was born on 16 November 1855, in Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Canada West, British Colonial America, his father, Stephen Jackson Southworth, was 43 and his mother, Diantha Stoddard, was 38. He married Mary Taylor on 24 September 1879, in Gananoque, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1911. His occupation is listed as managing director of the brockville recorder in Brockville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. He died on 9 March 1924, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 68, and was buried in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Thomas S Southworth
Mary Taylor
Marriage: 24 September 1879
William Taylor Southworth
Hubert Stanley Southworth
Anna Hazel Southworth

Sources (18)

  • Thomas Southworth, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Canada, birth notice: Thomas S. Southworth
  • Thomas Southworth, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.



1883 · Mining Boom

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Southworth in Winwick (Lancashire), from Old English sūth ‘south, southern’ + worth ‘enclosure’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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