Individual Record 548

Name}   Detwiller, Henry C. Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam 19 Jun 1841 Place} Fullarton Twp., Perth, Ontario, Canada
Marr.: Date} Fam  8 Jun 1870 Place} Fullarton Twp., Perth Ontarrio     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  1 Dec 1900 Place} Tyrol Twp., Griggs, North Dakota
Burial: Date} Exa  3 Dec 1900 Place} Cooperstown Cemetery, Cooperstone, Griggs, North Dakota
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1}   31 = Letter
Source 2}   71 = Family notes
Source 3} 281 = Family notes
Source 4} 233 = Genealogy
Source 5} 314 = Letter
Source 6} 526 = Letter
Source 7} 236 = 1851 Can cen
Source 8} 237 = 1861 Can cen
Source 9} 905 = Marriage rec
Source 10}243 = 1871 Can cen
Source 11}958 = 1891 Can cen
Source 12}342 = 1900 USA cen
Source 13}373 = Geog History
Source 14}1127=Map/Atlas
Source 15}385 = Obituaries
Source 16}963 = Cemetery rec
Parents: } Christian Detwiller & Marian Campbell
   Relationship No.} 13
1st Household No.} 80 = Fullarton Twp., Perth, Ontario
      Occupation 1} Laborer
       Occupation 2} Grain farmer
  Religion/Church} Presbyterian/Congregational
Spouses:   Prime} Moore, Mathilda
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Henry C. Detwiller was born 19 Jun 1841 in Fullarton Twp., Perth, Ontario.  His parents were Christian Detwiller and Marian Campbell, and he was the fourth of nine children.  He grew up on the family farm in the Fullarton Township.  In the 1861 Canada census he was listed as a laborer, but by the 1871 Canada census he was listed as a farmer.  When he registered his marriage in 1871, he listed himself as an agriculturalist.
At age 30, Henry married Mathilda Moore on 8 Jun 1870 in Fullarton Twp., Perth.  Their first child was born in 1871 and died four days later.  Their eighth child was born 20 years later, in 1891.  In 1882, Henry traveled to Griggs County, North Dakota, by way of Port Huron.  He filed a premption claim in Tyrol Township, #147 R 59, Sec, 14, 7 miles north of Cooperstown.  He returned to Ontario in 1884, and took his family to North Dakota in 1885.  The local newspaper noted that while he was back in Ontario, the family had the misfortune of a barn fire.

He bacame a naturalized U.S. citizen 26 Sep 1890.  The 1900 U.S. census shows him living with his wife, four sons, and a servant in Tyrol Twp., Griggs, North Dakota.

Although Henry grew up as a Presbyterian, he later became a member of the Congregational Church.  He died 1 Dec 1900, at the age of 59.  Funeral services were held at the Congregational Church in Cooperstown on Monday, December 3, 1900.  He is buried in the Cooperstown Cemetery, Cooperstown, North Dakota.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Henry C. Detwiller
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Henry C. Detwiller
Immigr'n Date} 1882 Port} Canadian border
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death} Heart failure
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 25 May 2014
Date Created}  21 Feb 1994
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