NameJames Henry Tewsley 113, 970
Birth Date30 Mar 1833114,115
Birth PlaceShalford, Surrey, England
Death Date16 Jan 1908116,117,118 Age: 74
Death PlaceSt Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Death MemoStroke
Burial Date19 Jan 1908119
Burial PlaceVictoria Lawn Cemetery, St Catharines, Ontario - Old Sect F
Other-Begin Date1836112,112,112 Age: 2
Bapt Date28 Apr 1833114 Age: <1
Bapt PlaceShalford, Surrey, England
FatherJohn Tewsley , 957 (1804-1871)
MotherHannah Wakeford , 958 (1800-1844)
Birth Date29 Jun 1837120,121
Birth PlaceCanada West- poss Brockville
Death Date3 May 1907122 Age: 69
Death PlaceSt Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Death Memoold age & dementia
Burial Date6 May 1907123
Burial PlaceVictoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catharines, Ontario Old Section - F
Family ID375
Marr Dateabt 1855
Marr PlaceOntario
ChildrenAurellia Penelope , 991 (1856-1931)
 Lemuel Francis , 979 (1858-1893)
 Mary , 980 (1859-1861)
 Elizabeth , 981 (1860-1861)
 Howard A. , 982 (1863-1872)
 Flora Victoria , 983 (1865-1868)
 James Henry , 984 (1869-1870)
 William Edward , 985 (1871-1953)
 Mary Elizabeth , 986 (1873-1954)
Notes for James Henry Tewsley
Official death record is under the name James FINSLEY.

St Catharine's Daily Standard, Saturday, January 18, 1908 - pg 3

TEWSLEY - In Merritton, on Thursday, January 16th, 1908, James Tewsley in the 75th year of his age. The funeral will be held on Sunday 19inst from the residence of his son-in-law, Mr. Benjamin Carroll, Merritton at 2:30PM thence to Victoria Lawn Cemetery for interment.

St Catharine's Daily Standard, Fri Jan 17, 1908 pg 3

One of Niagara District's oldest citizens in the person of James Tewsley passed away on Thursday afternoon at the home of his daughter Mrs. Benjamin Carroll.

The deceased had reached his 75th year and up to his death was a familiar figure in the village. He was born in England in 1833 and when but 5 years of age came to Canada and settled with his parents at St. David's, Thorold and St Catharine's and was well known throughout the entire district.

He was stricken with a paralytic stroke on Thursday shortly after 12 o'clock noon, and departed this life at 4:00 o'clock in the afternoon.

He leaves to mourn him one brother, George of Dunnville, and two sisters: Lydia of South Bend, Ind., and Caroline of Peterborough. He is survived by one son, WIlliam of St. Catharine's and two daughters - Mrs. Fell Cuthbert of Thorold and Mrs. Bejamin Carroll at whose home he had resided for the last four years, his wife having died in 1907.

He was a member of the Home Circle and attended the Methodist Church.

A large circle of friends in Merritton, Thorold, and St. Catharine's will regret to learn of his death which removes from active life one of the best known and oldest citizens of the Niagara District.

The funeral will be held on Sunday Jan 19th.

The St. Catharine's Standard - Mon Jan 20, 1908

The funeral of the late James Tewsley took place on Sunday from the family residence, Merritton to Victoria Lawn Cemetery. Rev. Robert Keefer conducted the service at the house and at the grave side. G.F. Wilson, W. Niles, J.W. Johnson, Wm. Crooker, Wm. Bentham and R. Gibson acted as bearers.
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