Louisa Annie Thomas

FatherJohn Henry Thomas (1857-1912)
MotherAnne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett (1869-1945)
Louisa Annie Thomas, daughter of John Henry Thomas and Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett, was born at 5 Station Road, Dagenham, EssexG, on 8 June 1893.1,2 She died aged 81 in Pinecrest Home, Kenora, Ontario, CanadaG, on 15 January 19753,4 and was buried in Dryden Cemetery, KenoraG.4 She married in Dryden, Kenora District, OntarioG, on 8 June 1912, William White, a farmer, son of John White and Isabella Brander.5 William was born in about 18876 and died on 2 February 1974.4
     In 1901 Louisa was living at Grosvenor Terrace, DagenhamG, in the household of her parents John and Annie, and was recorded in the census as Louisa A Thomas, aged seven and born in Dagenham.7
     Louisa emigrated to CanadaG in 1905 with her parents and siblings.8
"Born and educated in England, Mrs. White moved to Toronto and to Bedworth near Dryden in 1909. She married William White June 8, 1912, moving to Dryden in 1936.
Mrs. White was a member of the United Church Circle and sang in the choir for many years. She was a member of the Eastern Star Lodge."

—Newspaper obituary

Children of Louisa Annie Thomas and William White

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1893. Thomas, Louisa Annie. Mother: Sackett. Romford. 4a:390."
  2. Copy birth certificate of Louisa Annie Thomas, born 8 June 1893, registered in the Registration District of Romford, Essex, "8 June 1893, at 5 Station Road, Dagenham R.S.D., Louisa Annie, d. of John Henry Thomas, journeyman bricklayer, & Annie Elizabeth Thomas formerly Sackett, informant Annie E Thomas mother 5 Station Road Dagenham."
  3. Memorial card for the funeral of Louise (Thomas) White at Dryden, Ontario, Canada, 15 January 1975 (in possession of Betty-Jeanne Grant) ""In Memory of Louise White, born June 8, 1893, died January 15, 1975. Funeral Services held at Chapel of Moffat Funeral Home, Dryden, Ontario, Saturday, January 18, at 3:30 p.m. Officiant: Rev. George Micklethwaite. Interment in the Family Plot in the Dryden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers and if friends so desire, donations may be made to Arc Industries.""
  4. Newspaper cuttings in possession of Betty-Jeanne Grant.
  5. "Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826–1938" (Ancestry image), "8 June 1912, at Dryden, Ontario, by license, William White, farmer, bachelor, 25, Presbyterian, of Barclay, Kenora, Ont, father John White farmer, mother Isabella Brander; to Louise Annie Thomas, spinster, 19, Methodist, of Barclay, Ont, father John Henry Thomas farmer, mother Annie Elizabeth Sackett. Witnesses: Joseph Doyle of Barclay, Ont; Hilda Thomas of Barclay, Ont."
  6. Marriage record.
  7. 1901 England census
    RG13, piece 1645, folio 127, p. 35
    Grosvenor Ter, Dagenham, Essex
    John H Thomas, head, married, 44, coal porter, worker, b. Sussex, Brede
    Annie E Thomas, wife, 32, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Herbert H Thomas, son, 13, ordinary agricultural labourer, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Wilfred J Thomas, son, 11, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Louisa A Thomas, dau, 7, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Hilda E Thomas, dau, 5, b. Essex, Dagenham
    John R Thomas, son, 4, b. Essex, Dagenham
    George H Thomas, son, 1, b. Essex, Barking
    Winnie J Sparrow, servant, single, 24, nurse domestic, b. Suffolk, Great Hurston.
  8. "Canadian Passenger Lists" (Ancestry image), "Ship Lake Champlain, dep. Liverpool, England, arr. St John, New Brunswick, 3 Apr 1905. John H Thomas, 47, bricklayer; Annie E Thomas, 35, wife; Herbert H Thomas, 17; Wilfred J Thomas, 15; Louisa A Thomas, 12; Hilda E Thomas, 10; John R Thomas, 8; Lucy J Thomas, 6; George H Thomas, 5; Ruth M Thomas, 3; all of Essex, destination St John, NB, British Bonus Allowed."
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Betty-Jeanne Grant.
Last Edited10 Nov 2016

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