Cecelia Caroline Shorey

26 June 1861–11 January 1949 (Age 87)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Cecelia Caroline

When Cecelia Caroline Shorey was born on 26 June 1861, in Ontario, Canada, her father, John Solomon Cartwright Shorey, was 23 and her mother, Samantha Elizabeth DeRoche, was 19. She married Timothy Dorland Schryver on 30 September 1885, in Newburgh, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Addington, Restigouche, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901 and Lennox, Upper Canada, British Colonial America in 1911. She died on 11 January 1949, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 87, and was buried in Newburgh, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Dorland Schryver
Cecelia Caroline Shorey
Marriage: 30 September 1885
Charles Draper Schryver
Ida Aleeta Schryver

Spouse and Children

30 September 1885
Newburgh, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada


    Charles Draper Schryver



Parents and Siblings




    Elizabeth Jane Shorey


    Pascal Deroche Shorey


    Clara Shorey


    Emeline Shorey


+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 6

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 8

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 25

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on an island lying close to shore, from Middle English schore ‘shore’ + eye ‘island’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Aerlia Caroline Scriver in household of T. Dorland Scriver, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Cecelia Shorey in entry for Charles Draper Scevoer, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • Cecelia Caroline Shorey, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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