Ruth Martha Thomas

FatherJohn Henry Thomas (1857-1912)
MotherAnne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett (1869-1945)
Ruth Martha Thomas, daughter of John Henry Thomas and Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett, was born in West Ham, EssexG, in January 1902.1 She married first in Dryden, Kenora District, Ontario, CanadaG, on 16 March 1921, Richard Currie, son of James Currie and Rosy Service.2 Richard was born in Glasgow, ScotlandG, in about 1890.3 She married second ___ Lawlis.
     Ruth emigrated to CanadaG in 1905 with her parents and siblings.4
     In 1911 Ruth was living in Zealand Township, Ontario, CanadaG, in the household of her parents John and Annie, and was recorded in the census as Ruth M Thomas, aged nine and born in England.5

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1902. Thomas, Ruth Martha. Mother: Sackett. West Ham. 4a:322."
  2. "Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826–1940" (Ancestry image), "16 March 1921 at Dryden, District of Kenora, Richard Currie, paper maker, bachelor, 30, Presbyterian, of Dryden, b. Glasgow, Scotland, father James Currie b. Scotland (?), mother Rosy Service; to Ruth Martha Thomas, living at home, spinster, 19, Church of England, of Dryden, b. England, father John Henry Thomas b. Hastings, England, mother Annie Elizabeth Sackett. Witnesses: Alfred Jeremiah O'Leary, of Dryden, Ruth Haggland, of Fort William."
  3. Marriage record.
  4. "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."
  5. 1911 Canada census, Page 2, Family No: 13
    Zealand Township, Ontario
    Thomas, John H, head, married, b. Mar 1858, 53, England, immigrated 1905, origin English, Canadian national, Methodist, farmer
    Thomas, Annie E, wife, b. Mar 1868, 43, England, immigrated 1905, origin English, Canadian national, Methodist
    Thomas, Wilfred J, son, single, b. Apr 1889, 22, England
    Thomas, Hilda E, dau, b. Nov 1893, 17, England
    Thomas, John R, son, b. Jun 1894, 16, England
    Thomas, Lucy I, dau, b. Feb 1897, 13, England
    Thomas, George H, son, b. Aug 1899, 11, England
    Thomas, Ruth M, dau, b. Jan 1902, 9, England
    Wilkson?, Harold, lodger, single, b. Mar 1885, 25, England.
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Last Edited7 Nov 2016

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