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Robert THORN


Birth:     1821  Gagetown, New Brunswick     

Death:   abt 1905  Hillier, Ontario

Father:   Robert THORN (1794-1866)

Mother:   Miriam CYPHERS (-1876)


Spouse:   Margaret CLAPP

Birth:      - NOTE: 1881 Canada Census has her age "56"




Marriage:  29 Dec 1846, Methodist Church, Prince Edward County.  Performed by Rev. Daniel McMullen and witnessed by William Clapp and William Thorn



William D. Settled in California.

Almeda     Married Denton Johnson. Settled in Hillier.

Miriam      Married 1st Obediah Hyatt, 2nd Martin Osterhout. Settled in Hillier.

Nancy   - NOTE: 1881 Canada Census has her age "21". Married George Ackerman. Settled in Athol.

Lucetta  - NOTE: 1881 Canada Census has her age "18". Married Hiram Kotchapaw. Settled in Sophiasburgh.


Notes for Robert Thorn

  • NOTE: 1881 Canadian Census has his age "57"
  • Excerpt from Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte published by Rolph & Clark Ltd. 1904 reads:  "Robert Thorn, son of Robert, and already been alluded to as being only four years old when the family left New Brunswick, is still a resident of Hillier, being in his eighty-third year (in 1904), and well remembering phases of the early life that was so full of toil and sport."    [83 years in 1904 would make his birthyear 1821]