Joseph Rorke1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #7401, b. 26 April 1832, d. 11 April 1907
Father*Richard Rorke4 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst4 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited1 Oct 2019
     He was born on 26 April 1832 at Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada.7,4,5,6 Joseph married Susan Donaldson before 1864, assumption on year of marriage.8,6 Joseph married Jane M Morton on 17 December 1888 at Widdifield Twp., Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 001222.. They may have been married in North Bay.3,9,5
     He died on 11 April 1907 at Ontario, Canada, at age 74.10 Joseph Rorke was buried at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery, Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.10
     
Military Service

     Joseph Rorke began military service Major.10

Census Data

     Joseph Rorke and Susan appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, enumerated 4 April 1881. Joseph was enumerated as a Presbyterian Canada and a Notary Public. Their children Sarah E W, Lillian V, Herbert V, Ada M, Joseph A and Susan L were listed as living with them.6
     Joseph Rorke and Jane M appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, enumerated 31 March 1901. Joseph was enumerated as Presbyterian and a Farmer. Their children Ada M, Jan I, Joseph A and Susan D were listed as living with them.7,5
     He lived at Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada, in 1848 settle in.1
     Member of Parliament for East Grey in the Ontario Legislature, 1866-1894. Also a Major of the 31st Grey Volunteer Infantry Battalion. See a brief biography on page 145 of "Forty Years in the Forest."10 Joseph Rorke Concession XI, Lot 2, Lot Size 515 in 1880 at Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.11
     Joseph Rorke was Notary Public, land and general agent; Captain 31st Regiment; Warden Grey County 1876; Reeve of Tp. present in 1880.12
     26 November 2008 Research notes:
Thormbury Cemetery reference.13

Family 1

Susan Donaldson b. 1838, d. 1883
Marriage*Joseph married Susan Donaldson before 1864, assumption on year of marriage.8,6 
Children

Family 2

Jane M Morton b. 2 May 1860, d. 1931
Marriage*Joseph married Jane M Morton on 17 December 1888 at Widdifield Twp., Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 001222.. They may have been married in North Bay.3,9,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S15] Canadian County Atlas Digital Project, online Canadian County Atlas Digital Project, http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/CountyAtlas/showrecord.php. Hereinafter cited as Canadian County Atlas Digital Project.
  2. [S98] Bill Shannon, editor, Illustrated History of Collingwood Township, An (County of Grey, ON: Council of the Township of Collingwood, 1979), Page 314. Hereinafter cited as Illustrated History of Collingwood Twp.
  3. [S252] Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), online Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), Joseph Rorke & Jane Morton. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Research Library.
  4. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 122-124, 145 & 151 and pictures after page 124 and 144.
  5. [S2419] Joseph Rorke household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Collingwood, Grey East, Ontario; Page: 3; Family: 32, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6468.
  6. [S6101] Joseph Rorke household, Apr 4, 1881 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Collingwood, Grey East, Ontario; Page: 15; Family: 73, Ancestry.com Film: C-13261.
  7. [S254] Transcribed & typed by Don Sanderson, compiler, Grey, Ontario, Canada. 1901 Census of Canada (Box 66, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5P1: Bruce & Grey Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1999), Collingwood Twp., Sub-Div #11, Page 2 (Page 96 of Bruce & Grey Book). Hereinafter cited as 1901 -- Collingwood Twp, Grey, ON.
  8. [S394] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  9. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Joseph Rorke & Jane Morton.
  10. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 151.
  11. [S15] Canadian County Atlas Digital Project, online Canadian County Atlas Digital Project, Last Name Rorke
    First Name Joseph
    Dates b. 1832
    Nativity Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada
    Business Notary Public, land and general agent; Captain, 31st Regiment, Warden, Grey County, 1876; Reeve of Tp., present
    Year Settled 1848
    Township Collingwood
    County Grey
    Atlas Date 1880

    Concession and Lot Lot size
    XI, 2 515.
  12. [S15] Canadian County Atlas Digital Project, online Canadian County Atlas Digital Project.
  13. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  14. [S1348] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Mc Elroy Eileen Lindsey Mc Elroy. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  15. [S1349] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Lillian Victoria Rorke & Thomas Edward Louth.
  16. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Service File (large PDF file): Lt Col Herbert Victor Rorke. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  17. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 151, family picture before page 125 and picture before page 145.
  18. [S254] Transcribed & typed by Don Sanderson, 1901 -- Collingwood Twp, Grey, ON, Collingwood Twp., Sub-Div #11, Page 2 (Page 97 of Bruce & Grey Book).
  19. [S254] Transcribed & typed by Don Sanderson, 1901 -- Collingwood Twp, Grey, ON, Collingwood Twp., Sub-Div #11, Page 2 (Page 101 of Bruce & Grey Book).

Thomas H Rorke1

M, #7402, b. 1833, d. before 29 May 1865
Father*Richard Rorke2,3 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst2,3 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited23 Nov 2008
     He was born in 1833 at Ontario, Canada.2 Thomas married Isabella McFarland in 1859.3
     He died before 29 May 1865 at Ontario, Canada.3
     He also went by the name of Tommy.3

Family

Isabella McFarland b. 1839, d. 1869
Children

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 121 & 151.
  2. [S98] Bill Shannon, editor, Illustrated History of Collingwood Township, An (County of Grey, ON: Council of the Township of Collingwood, 1979), Page 314. Hereinafter cited as Illustrated History of Collingwood Twp.
  3. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Letter from Mary (Hurst) Rorke to Isabella (McFarland) Rorke after Tommy's death.; Page 122.
  4. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 122-124 & 151.
  5. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., George Martin Haskett & Minnie Rorke.
  6. [S1349] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Annie Amelia Rorke & Henry Foster.
  7. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 122-124, 137-138 & 151.
  8. [S1349] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Robert Henry Knight & Laura Elizabeth Rorke.
  9. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 151.

Frances Rorke1

F, #7403, b. 1836, d. 1905
Father*Richard Rorke1 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst1 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited15 Nov 2008
     She was born in 1836.1
     She died in 1905.1
     She also went by the name of Fanny.1

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151 and picture before page 125.

John Rorke1

M, #7404, b. 1838, d. 1861
Father*Richard Rorke1 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst1 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited15 Nov 2008
     He was born in 1838.1
     He died in 1861.1

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.

Ellen Martha Rorke1

F, #7405, b. 1839
Father*Richard Rorke1 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst1 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited15 Nov 2008
     She was born in 1839. Ellen married John C King before 1861.2,3
     She also went by the name of Martha.2,4

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Samuel Hutchinson & Marietta King.
  3. [S394] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  4. [S1349] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Henry G Hargrave & Gulielma King.

Richard Rorke1,2,3

M, #7406, b. 15 July 1843, d. 1904
Father*Richard Rorke4,5 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst4,5 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited12 Mar 2016
     He was born in 1841 at Tecumseth Twp., Simcoe County, Canada West, United Province of Canada.1,5 He was born on 15 July 1843 at Canada West, United Province of Canada.2 Richard married Christina Carscaden on 17 June 1878 at Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.3,6,7,5
     He died in 1904.1

Census Data

     Richard Rorke appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, enumerated 31 March 1901, enumerated as Friends (Quaker) and a Farmer.8,9,2

Family

Christina Carscaden b. 30 Mar 1847
Children

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), 1841-1904; Page 152.
  2. [S2366] Richard Rorke household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Schedule 1, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) T-6468, ON GREY (East/Est) (#64) Subdistrict: Collingwood A-8 Page 8.
  3. [S252] Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), online Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), Richard Rorke & Christina Carscadden. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Research Library.
  4. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 152.
  5. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Richard Rorke & Christina Carscallen.
  6. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, __ Carscadden; Page 152.
  7. [S1161] Unknown compiler, compiler, Grey County Marriages - Bolling DB based on OCR scan (n.p.: n.pub.), CARSCADEN, Christina RORKE, Richard Thombury 6/17/1878.
  8. [S254] Transcribed & typed by Don Sanderson, compiler, Grey, Ontario, Canada. 1901 Census of Canada (Box 66, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5P1: Bruce & Grey Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1999), Collingwood Twp., Sub-Div #8, Page 8 (Page 71 of Bruce & Grey Book). Hereinafter cited as 1901 -- Collingwood Twp, Grey, ON.
  9. [S1347] Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario), Ancestry.com, Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946; "This database is an index (with images) to over 2 million deaths that were registered in Ontario from 1869 to 1938, and 1943 to 1946. The database also includes deaths of Ontario military personnel overseas from 1939-1947"; cited as "ON Deaths, 1869-1946., Name: Ida Amanda Phannenhour.

Ann Rorke1

F, #7407, b. 1843
Father*Richard Rorke1 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst1 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited15 Nov 2008
     She was born in 1843.1

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 152.

Edward Rorke1

M, #7408, b. 15 August 1845, d. 21 July 1925
Father*Richard Rorke2 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst2 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited10 Feb 2018
     He was born on 15 August 1845 at Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada.3,4,2,1 Alternatively, he was born on 15 May 1846 at Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada, according to his death registration.5 Edward married Alice Maud Thompson before 1873.6,7,1
     He died on 21 July 1925 at Alice Street, Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada, at age 79 according to Ontario Death Registrration 014878.8,5 The informant on his death registration was his son, B F Rorke.5 The cause of his death was given as uremia and cystitis.5 Edward Rorke was buried on 29 July 1925 at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery, Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.5,7
     Edward Rorke was listed as next-of-kin on Joseph's attestation (enlistment) papers.9,10

Census Data

     Edward Rorke and Alice M appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, enumerated 4 April 1881. Edward was enumerated as Methodist Canada and Township Clerk. Their children Franklin B, Gertrude, Joseph H and Edward D A were listed as living with them.1
     In 1848, he settled in Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Canada West.3
     Edward Rorke was Conveyancer, insurance and loan agent; town clerk since 1876 in 1880.11
     23 November 2008 Research notes:
Thormbury Cemetery reference.12

Family

Alice Maud Thompson b. 1854, d. 1914
Marriage*Edward married Alice Maud Thompson before 1873.6,7,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S7467] Edward Rorke household, Apr 4, 1881 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Collingwood, Grey East, Ontario; Page: 32; Family No: 154, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Film: C-13261.
  2. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 145-146, 152 and picture after page 144.
  3. [S15] Canadian County Atlas Digital Project, online Canadian County Atlas Digital Project, http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/CountyAtlas/showrecord.php. Hereinafter cited as Canadian County Atlas Digital Project.
  4. [S254] Transcribed & typed by Don Sanderson, compiler, Grey, Ontario, Canada. 1901 Census of Canada (Box 66, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5P1: Bruce & Grey Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1999), Rorke, Edward, M, father, 15 Aug 1845, age 55, born in Ontario. town clerk.; Page 3, Ontario, 64 Grey East, Thornbury. Hereinafter cited as 1901 -- Collingwood Twp, Grey, ON.
  5. [S1347] Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario), Ancestry.com, Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946; "This database is an index (with images) to over 2 million deaths that were registered in Ontario from 1869 to 1938, and 1943 to 1946. The database also includes deaths of Ontario military personnel overseas from 1939-1947"; cited as "ON Deaths, 1869-1946., Name: Edward Rorke.
  6. [S394] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  7. [S3946] Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project, online Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project - Thornbury, http://www.geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/189948
    Photos courtesy of Bonnie Lee Breadner & Myrna White
    Indexed by Bonnie Lee Breadner. Hereinafter cited as Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project.
  8. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 145.
  9. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Service File (large PDF file): Joseph Hilliard Rorke]. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  10. [S10506] Pte. Joesph Hilliard Rorke, Soldiers of the South African War (1899 - 1902) (Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada), Pte. Joseph Hiliard Rorke. Hereinafter cited as Soldiers of the South African War.
  11. [S15] Canadian County Atlas Digital Project, online Canadian County Atlas Digital Project.
  12. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  13. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Franklin Beverly Rorke & Marie Elizabeth Brown.
  14. [S1349] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Edward D Allen Rorke & Edith Cross.
  15. [S254] Transcribed & typed by Don Sanderson, 1901 -- Collingwood Twp, Grey, ON, Rorke, Ormand W, M, Son, 16 Feb 1887, age 14, born in Ontario.; Page 1, Ontario, 64 Grey County, Thornbury.
  16. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 152.
  17. [S1349] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Alice Irene Rorke & John Melvin Lawr.

William H Rorke1,2

M, #7409, b. circa 1849
Father*Richard Rorke3 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst3 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited26 Aug 2009
     He was born in 1847.3 He was born circa 1849 at Ontario, Canada, age 32 in the 1881 census.1,4 William married Guieliema Chantler before 1875.5,1

Census Data

     William H Rorke appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Meaford, St. Vincent Twp., Grey County, Ontario, at Meaford, Grey East, enumerated 4 April 1881, enumerated as C (Canadian?) Methodist and a Carpenter.1

Family

Guieliema Chantler b. c 1850
Children

Citations

  1. [S14] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1881 Canadian Census, LDS CD, Transcriptions., CD-ROM (Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2001), Canadian Census for 1881. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Cdn Census CD.
  2. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 134 & 152.
  3. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 134.
  4. [S394] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  5. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Richard Rorke's son, William Rorke, married Guieliema Chantler in 1847. Note that this conflicts with birth date given on page 152 and with 1881 Census birth date information.; P. 134.
  6. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 152.
  7. [S1348] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Harrold McDougald Rorke. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  8. [S381] e-mail address, online www.ancestry.com, e-mail address (unknown location), downloaded 27 Jul 2000, Illinoiis, Cook County, Chicago Twp., Roll: T625_315, Page: 98, ED: 401, Image: 515; Ancestry.Com Search - see durward_rorke_1920_census.pdf.

Harriet Emily Rorke1

F, #7410, b. 1850
Father*Richard Rorke1 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst1 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited15 Nov 2008
     She was born in 1850.1

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 122-124 & 152.

Rev. Samuel George Rorke1,2,3

M, #7411, b. 1852, d. 1926
Father*Richard Rorke2,4 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst4,2 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited15 Nov 2008
     He was born in 1852.1 He was born circa 1854 at Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.2 Samuel married Elizabeth Hannah Savage on 15 June 1887 at York County, Ontario, Canada.5,2
     He died in 1926.1
     Rev. Samuel George Rorke was Methodist minister.6

Family

Elizabeth Hannah Savage b. 26 Jan 1863, d. 29 Nov 1933
Children

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 122-124 & 152 and picture after page 124.
  2. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Samuel G Rorke & Elizabeth H Savage.
  3. [S1348] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Laura Elizabeth Rorke. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  4. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 152.
  5. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 152 and picture after page 124.
  6. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 124.
  7. [S1349] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Annie Evelyn Rorke & Edward Howe Martyn.

Mary Elizabeth Rorke1

F, #7412, b. 1854
Father*Richard Rorke1 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst1 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited16 Nov 2008
     Mary married James W Grier.2,3 She was born in 1854 at Ontario, Canada.2

Family

James W Grier
Children

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 122-124 & 152.
  2. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 152.
  3. [S1348] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Laura Grier. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  4. [S1348] ON Births 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Wm Richd Grier.
  5. [S1348] ON Births 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Walter Chantler Grier.

Albert Rorke1

M, #7413, b. 1857, d. 1857
Father*Richard Rorke1 b. 24 Mar 1805, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Hurst1 b. 1810, d. 1880
Last Edited15 Nov 2008
     He died in 1857.1 He was born in 1857.1

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 152.

(?) Zillmer1,2

M, #7414, d. before May 1881
Last Edited21 Jun 2017
     (?) married Charlotte Auguste Krüger after 20 October 1870.2 The cause of his death was given as thyphoiod fever.3
     He died before May 1881 at Germany.3

Family

Charlotte Auguste Krüger b. 5 Nov 1826, d. 21 Apr 1905

Citations

  1. [S236] Brenda Lee-Whiting, Harvest of Stones (n.p.: University of Toronto Press, 1985), "Her second husband died of Typhoid fever, as did her daughter, and with the money she inherited from the affluent Zillmer, she suggested and paid for the entire trip."; Page 205.
  2. [S530] Canadian Gravemarker Gallery (obsolete) , Canadian Gravemarker Gallery (See Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project), Search page for Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project; "After July 31, 2017, links were broken. Search Canada GenWEB since content is being indexed and moved to this site. I will replace links as time permits"; cited as "Canadian Gravemarker Gallery., http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~murrayp/…
  3. [S236] Brenda Lee-Whiting, Harvest of Stones, Died prior to his widow's emigration to Canada in May 1881.; Page 205.

Jane M Morton1,2,3

F, #7418, b. 2 May 1860, d. 1931
Last Edited1 Oct 2019
     She was born on 2 May 1860 at Ontario, Canada.4,3,1 Jane married Joseph Rorke on 17 December 1888 at Widdifield Twp., Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 001222.. They may have been married in North Bay.2,5,3
     She died in 1931 at Ontario, Canada.1 Jane M Morton was buried at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery, Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.1
     Jennie Rorke of Ottawa was listed as next-of-kin on his mother Joseph's attestation (enlistment) papers.6

Census Data

     Joseph Rorke and Jane M appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, enumerated 31 March 1901. Joseph was enumerated as Presbyterian and a Farmer. Their children Ada M, Jan I, Joseph A and Susan D were listed as living with them.7,3

Family

Joseph Rorke b. 26 Apr 1832, d. 11 Apr 1907
Children

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S252] Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), online Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), Joseph Rorke & Jane Morton. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Research Library.
  3. [S2419] Joseph Rorke household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Collingwood, Grey East, Ontario; Page: 3; Family: 32, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6468.
  4. [S254] Transcribed & typed by Don Sanderson, compiler, Grey, Ontario, Canada. 1901 Census of Canada (Box 66, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5P1: Bruce & Grey Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1999), Collingwood Twp., Sub-Div #11, Page 2 (Page 97 of Bruce & Grey Book). Hereinafter cited as 1901 -- Collingwood Twp, Grey, ON.
  5. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Joseph Rorke & Jane Morton.
  6. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Attestation Paper: Private Joseph Albert Rorke. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  7. [S254] Transcribed & typed by Don Sanderson, 1901 -- Collingwood Twp, Grey, ON, Collingwood Twp., Sub-Div #11, Page 2 (Page 96 of Bruce & Grey Book).

Percy Edgar Rorke1

M, #7419, b. 1872, d. 1872
Father*Joseph Rorke2 b. 26 Apr 1832, d. 11 Apr 1907
Mother*Susan Donaldson2 b. 1838, d. 1883
Last Edited26 Nov 2008
     Percy Edgar Rorke was buried at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery, Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.1
     He died in 1872 at Ontario, Canada.1 He was born in 1872 at Ontario, Canada.1

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 151, family picture before page 125 and picture before page 145.

Amy Vivian Rorke1

F, #7420, b. 1874, d. 1877
Father*Joseph Rorke2 b. 26 Apr 1832, d. 11 Apr 1907
Mother*Susan Donaldson2 b. 1838, d. 1883
Last Edited26 Nov 2008
     She was born in 1874.1 Amy Vivian Rorke was buried at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery, Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.1
     She died in 1877.1

Citations

  1. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S299] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 151, family picture before page 125 and picture before page 145.