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VanValkenburg, Hiram

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  • Name  VanValkenburg, Hiram 
    Born  1807  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  Between 1817 and 1855  Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada - various lots east of Springdale / Erindale Village Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census  1851  Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  1857  North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada - Con IV Lots 4 and 5, Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census  1861  North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died  01 Jul 1877  Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I544  VANVALKENBURGH
    Last Modified  12 Oct 2019 

    Father  VanValkenburg, Cornelius,   b. 22 Feb 1774, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Davis, Louisa,   b. 22 Feb 1779, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1874, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  22 Feb 1801  Guilderland, Albany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F178  Group Sheet

    Family  Hopkins, Almira,   b. 10 Jun 1815, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Jan 1834  Home District, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. VanValkenburg, Duncan Truman,   b. 26 Nov 1834, Cooksville, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1916, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. VanValkenburg, Almira Adeline,   b. 02 Jul 1837, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900
     3. VanValkenburg, Melissa (twin),   b. 18 May 1839, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1915
     4. VanValkenburg, Artimissa (twin),   b. 18 May 1839, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926
     5. VanValkenburg, Loyal,   b. 03 Mar 1841, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1841, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. VanValkenburg, Eliza Caroline Carrie,   b. 03 Dec 1844, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. VanValkenburg, Almira Alice Callie,   b. 24 Dec 1847, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1921
     8. VanValkenburg, Hiram Hopkins,   b. 30 Oct 1851, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1917
     9. VanValkenburg, Thaddeus B.,   b. 08 Aug 1855, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1863, Norwich, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F209  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Biography of William Merrill (1817-1894)
    Biography of William Merrill (1817-1894)
    William Merrill and Hiram VanValkenburg lived near each other near the Norwich Gore along the Oxford Co./Brant Co. border. Hiram was a master carpenter who provided fine-finishing work on Merrill's projects such as church pews and windows. Hiram's son Hiram Hopkins VV married Merrill's daughter and entered into formal partnership with Merrill in later years.
    'Marriage Records of Upper Canada / Canada West: Home District Part 1 (1808-1836)', by Dan Walker & Fawne Stratford-Devai, Global Heritage Press
    "Marriage Records of Upper Canada / Canada West: Home District Part 1 (1808-1836)", by Dan Walker & Fawne Stratford-Devai, Global Heritage Press

    Various VV record transcripts.

    Histories

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    7 March 2011 - Norwich Gore Methodist Church (built 1861) moves to new location!
    7 March 2011 - Norwich Gore Methodist Church (built 1861) moves to new location!
    The intermarried Merrill and VanValkenburgh families living east of Norwich village, contributed funds, supplies and labour to the building of this historical church. It has recently been moved into town!
    MILITARY - War of 1812 - Cornelius VV, DAVIS & VANDENBURGH families, Niagara
    MILITARY - War of 1812 - Cornelius VV, DAVIS & VANDENBURGH families, Niagara
    & LOCATIONS of Cornelius VV- Lois DAVIS Family 1801-1817
    History Notes written by Ariel Evelyn VV - Dawson (1886-1943)
    History Notes written by Ariel Evelyn VV - Dawson (1886-1943)
    in response to the questionnaire from William Perkins Bull, Peel Co. historian, in 1933.
    OCCUPATION: Hiram VV (1807-1877) Carpenter
    OCCUPATION: Hiram VV (1807-1877) Carpenter
    1857 Lovell's Directory shows Hiram VanValkenburg is a carpenter in Norwich(ville), Oxford Co.
    Baptism, Marriage & Burial Records of St. Peter's Anglican Church 'Toronto Mission', 1827-1851
    Baptism, Marriage & Burial Records of St. Peter's Anglican Church "Toronto Mission", 1827-1851
    St. Peter's Anglican Church, Springfield/Erindale, Mississauga, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. Copies obtained at the Anglican Archdiocese of Toronto Archives.
    In search of a death date for Hiram VV (b. 1807), died at Norwich village, Oxford Co. before 1881.
    In search of a death date for Hiram VV (b. 1807), died at Norwich village, Oxford Co. before 1881.

    The Woodstock Sentinel-Review newspaper reports on his failing health after an 1878 fall from an apple tree, but no obituary found, and no Ontario death record.
    Newspaper notice: Marriage of Hiram Hopkins VV to Alice Merrill, 24 Oct 1877.
    Newspaper notice: Marriage of Hiram Hopkins VV to Alice Merrill, 24 Oct 1877.

    Woodstock Sentinel-Review 2 Nov 1877. Event took place in North Norwich Twp.,Oxford Co. probably at the Norwich Gore Church right on the county line. The Merrill home was in Burford Twp., Brant Co.

    Census Records
    CENSUS-1851 - Hiram VanValkenburg--Almira Brown
    CENSUS-1851 - Hiram VanValkenburg--Almira Brown
    Truman,Almira Adeline,Melissa(T),Artimissa(T),Eliza Caroline Carrie,Almira Alice Callie,Hiram Hopkins
    Norwich Twp,Ontario
    CENSUS - 1817 'Circa 1817' - Thaddeus Davis Sen., Cornelius VV, Vandenburgh families at Allanburgh.
    CENSUS - 1817 "Circa 1817" - Thaddeus Davis Sen., Cornelius VV, Vandenburgh families at Allanburgh.
    Thorold Twp., Welland Co., Ontario, Canada

    The Thorold Township Minute Book (1799-1842) is a collection of censuses, assessment rolls, etc. many of them undated. The "1817 Census Thorold Township" and "1817 Assessment" are stated to be "circa" 1817 but historians feel they could have been recorded as early as 1815 and as late as 1818.

    Column Headers: Name, Husband, Wife, Males, Females

    See also the "Circa 1817" Tax Assessment for Thorold Twp.

    Maps
    MAP-1857 Tremaine Atlas - North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario
    MAP-1857 Tremaine Atlas - North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario
    Shows the property of Hiram VV (1807-1877) at Con IV Lots 4 and 5, in 1857.
    VV Land Holdings - Erindale/Springdale, Toronto Twp., Peel Co.
    VV Land Holdings - Erindale/Springdale, Toronto Twp., Peel Co.
    Land records taken from William Perkins Bull family files, against 1859 Tremaine map and modern map. Pertains to Cornelius VanValkenburgh - Lois Davis and their sons in the 1815-1870 period.

  • Notes 

  • Sources 
    1. [S169] RES-VV-PeelCo-WmPerkinsBull, Perkins Bull, William. “William Perkins Bull Historical Series”. Research notes, Family Files: Vanvalkenburgh Family, c1930’s. Microfilm..
      Various land records of VV property in the 1817-1860 period in Toronto Twp., Peel Co. Original land grants to Cornelius VV and Lois Davis-VV were: Con 1 SDS Lot 7, Con 1 NDS Lot 23 and Con 1 SDS Lot 17. Sons John, Hiram and Ira recorded on these lots and others until about 1860 when they had moved elsewhere.

    2. [S25] 1851 Canada West census - ONTARIO-Oxford-Norwich-VVHiram, Canada. "Census of 1851" (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada. Norwich, Oxford County, Canada West (Ontario); Schedule: A; Roll: C-11744 - C-11745..
      Norwich, Oxford Co., Canada West

      Hernan Vanvalkenburgh * Hiram Vanvolkenburgh, 45 b. 1807 Canada
      Almia Almira 35 b.1816 Canada
      Freeman, 18 b. 1833 Canada
      Adaline, 15 b. 1836 Canada
      Melissa, 13 b. 1838 Canada
      Artemissa, 13 b. 1838 Canada
      Elize C., 8 b.1843 Canada
      Almira J., 3 b. 1848 Canada
      Hiram, 1 b. 1850 Canada

    3. [S1] ATLAS-Tremaine-1857-Oxford Co, Tremaine’s map of Oxford County, Canada West Publisher: Kingston : Geo. C. Tremaine, 1857 Description: Scale 1" to 60 chains, 1 map : col. ; 147 x 175 cm..
      (partial: North Norwich Township east half, showing Norwichville)

    4. [S52] 1861 Canada West census - ONTARIO-Oxford-NorthNorwich-Hiram, Canada. "Census returns for 1861." Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. North Norwich, Oxford County, Canada West; Roll: C-1059 - C-1062..
      North Norwich, Oxford Co., Canada West

      Hiram Vanvalkenburg, 54 b. 1807 Upper Canada
      Almira, 45 b. 1816 Upper Canada
      Truman, 26 b. 1835 Upper Canada
      Artimesea, 22 b. 1839 Upper Canada
      Melissa, 22 b. 1839 Upper Canada
      Eliza C., 19 b. 1842 Upper Canada
      Almira, 12 b. 1849 Upper Canada
      Hiram H., 10 b. 1851 Upper Canada
      Thaddeus, 8 b. 1853 Upper Canada