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William Henry Sparrowhawk

Male 1870 - 1947  (77 years)


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  • Name William Henry Sparrowhawk 
    Born 28 June 1870  Lisbon, St. Lawrence Co., NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 December 1947  Canton, St. Lawrence Co., NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried White Church Cemetery, Lisbon, St. Lawrence Co., NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • was adopted

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      1880 USA census:
      Household:
      Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      George SPARROWHAWK Self M Male W 35 NY Farmer IRE VT
      Mary SPARROWHAWK Wife M Female W 28 NY NY NY
      William SPARROWHAWK Son Male W 16 NY NY NY
      Adaline SPARROWHAWK Dau S Female W 8 NY NY NY
      Marion SPARROWHAWK Dau S Female W 5 NY NY NY
      Robert PROSS Other Male W 23 NY Laborer IRE IRE
      Lydia THOMPSON Other Female W 19 CAN IRE IRE
      John STRADER Other Male W 14 CAN IRE IRE
      Source Information:
      Census Place Lisbon, St. Lawrence, New York
      Family History Library Film 1254925
      NA Film Number T9-0925
      Page Number 323C
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      1910 USA census - Lisbon, Saint Lawrence, NY:
      Name Birth Year Birthplace Relation
      William Sharrowhawk [Sparrowhawk] abt 1869 New York Head
      Charlotte Sharrowhawk [Sparrowhawk] abt 1869 Canada English Wife
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      http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=akin&id=I27063
      Descendants of David Akin of Newport, RI
      Entries: 31452 Updated: 2006-12-27 22:19:13 UTC (Wed) Contact: Robert Larry Akin
      Descendants of David Akin of Newport, RI
      # ID: I27063
      # Name: William Henry Sparrowhawk 1 2
      # Sex: M
      # Birth: JUN 1869 in New York 1 3
      # Birth: 28 JUN 1870 in Lisbon, St. Lawrence Co., NY 2
      # Death: 21 DEC 1947 in Canton, St. Lawrence Co., NY 2 4

      Father: George W. Sparrowhawk b: OCT 1844 in New York
      Mother: Mary O'Neill b: 24 APR 1850 in New York

      Marriage 1 Charlotte Barrington b: JUN 1869 in Canada


      Sources:

      1. Title: 1880 U.S. Census - NY, St. Lawrence Co., Lisbon
      Publication: www.ancestry.com
      Repository:
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      Media: Census
      Page: p. 323-3000
      2. Title: Obituary, William Henry Sparrowhawk, d. 1947
      Publication: Commercial Advertiser Newspaper, Canton, St. Lawrence Co., NY dated 23 Dec 1947
      Note: Dated 23 Dec 1947, copied by Pat Dominie
      Repository:
      Note: Copy in R. L. Akin Library
      3. Title: 1900 U.S. Census - NY, St. Lawrence Co., Lisbon
      Publication: www.ancestry.com
      Repository:
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      Media: Census
      Page: p. 3a
      4. Title: Robert Larry Akin
      Note: Robert Larry Akin's web site at www.akinfamilyhistory.com
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      Canton Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, December 23, 1947 page 5
      WILLIAM HENRY SPARROWHAWK DIES AT HOME OF SISTER William Henry Sparrowhawk, a lifelong resident of Lisbon, until three years ago when he came to Canton to reside with his sister, Mrs. Robert (Marion) Purvis, 5 Elm Street, died Sunday morning.
      Funeral services will be conducted this afternoon at the Lawrence Funeral Home, the Rev. Dr. Walter P. Doty, rector of Grace Episcopal Church, officiating. The body will be placed to the vault of the White Church Cemetery, Lisbon, until burial in the spring.
      He was horn June 28, 1870, and was adopted by Mrs. Purvis’ parrots, the Sparrowhawks. He spent his life on the farm in Lisbon until he came to live in Canton with Mrs. Purvis.
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    Person ID I6227  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 5 January 2007 

    Father George W Sparrowhawk,   b. October 1844, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Mother Mary Jane O'Neill,   b. 24 April 1850, Lisbon, St. Lawrence Co., NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 October 1942, 5 Elm Street, Canton, St. Lawrence Co., NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Married 31 December 1868  Lisbon, St. Lawrence Co., NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      Article in the Canton Commercial Advertisor Tuesday 13 October 1942 Page 4
      Mrs. Sparrowhawk Passes at Age of 92 ... Mrs. Sparrowhawk, of this interesting family of O’Neills, married George W. Sparrowhawk on Dec. 31, 1868. They made their home on the old O’Neill homestead, on the St. Lawrence River below Red Mills, town of Lisbon, which was settled in 1798.
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    Family ID F2209  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Charlotte Barrington,   b. June 1869, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2211  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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