Hugh ORR

Hugh ORR

Male 1874 - 1953  (79 years)

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  • Name Hugh ORR 
    Born 5 Jul 1874  Magherafelt, Londonderry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1896  , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1911  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Location 1911  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    N 1/2 Lot 2, Con 4 
    Occupation 1911 
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911 
    Methodist 
    Died 30 Dec 1953  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Howard Cemetery
    Forester's Falls, Ontario
    Canada 
    Person ID I1489901  Bennett Johnston Family
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2017 

    Father Robert ORR,   b. Abt 1825,   d. 28 Nov 1875, Lisnamorrin, Londonderry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Isabella WHITE,   b. Abt 1846, , Co. Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1920, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Family ID F507338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Elizabeth ROBINSON,   b. 17 Feb 1880, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1967, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1905  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Avis Frances ORR,   b. 8 Jul 1920, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1993  (Age 73 years)
     2. Clarence Esten ORR,   b. 10 May 1907, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1978  (Age 71 years)
     3. Iva Margaret ORR,   b. 28 Jul 1909, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1991  (Age 81 years)
     4. Meryl Anna ORR,   b. 28 Oct 1914,   d. 17 Apr 2006, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2017 13:58:54 
    Family ID F5415  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Orr, Hugh & Fannie family:
Bk L-R: Fannie nee Robinson, Avis, Clarence, Meryl & Iva
Ft: Hugh
    Orr, Hugh & Fannie family: Bk L-R: Fannie nee Robinson, Avis, Clarence, Meryl & Iva Ft: Hugh
    From the photos of Meryl Robinson in the collection of Dwight Robinson
    Orr, Hugh & Fanny nee Robinson (centre) celebrate 47th Anniversary;
Rev & Mrs Newell on either side, Jun 21, 1952
    Orr, Hugh & Fanny nee Robinson (centre) celebrate 47th Anniversary; Rev & Mrs Newell on either side, Jun 21, 1952
    From the photos of Meryl Robinson in the collection of Dwight Robinson
    Homes built by Hugh Orr - Smith St. Beachburg, owned by George Robinson
    Homes built by Hugh Orr - Smith St. Beachburg, owned by George Robinson
    From the photos of Meryl Robinson in the collection of Dwight Robinson
    Orr, Hugh
    Orr, Hugh
    From the photos of Meryl Robinson in the collection of Dwight Robinson
    Orr, Hugh home
    Orr, Hugh home
    From the photos of Meryl Robinson in the collection of Dwight Robinson
    Homes built by Hugh Orr - Cobden-Forester's Falls Rd currently owned by Allan James
    Homes built by Hugh Orr - Cobden-Forester's Falls Rd currently owned by Allan James
    From the photos of Meryl Robinson in the collection of Dwight Robinson
    Orr, Hugh farm - aerial view
    Orr, Hugh farm - aerial view
    From the photos of Meryl Robinson in the collection of Dwight Robinson
    Robinson Wedding: parents John & Eliza Jane (Davidson)Robinson; Will & Meryl (Orr) Robinson; Hugh & Frances (Robinson) Orr
    Robinson Wedding: parents John & Eliza Jane (Davidson)Robinson; Will & Meryl (Orr) Robinson; Hugh & Frances (Robinson) Orr
    From the photos of Meryl Robinson in the collection of Dwight Robinson

    Documents
    Orr, Hugh obituary
    Orr, Hugh obituary
    The Cobden Sun, Jan 7, 1954 p. 1

  • Notes 
    • Hugh Orr was born in Magherafelt, Londonderry Co., IReland in 1879. He ca me to Canada at age of seventeen on a voyage lasting 3 weeks. He had thr ee brothers, Tom, Wm Robt and tow sisters May and Matilda. Tom came to Ca nada with Hugh and remained 11 years. He returned to Ireland intendi ng to come back but his brohter Robert died leaving a small family so he r emained to help care for the children. Later he himself died of pneumonia . The sisters May and Matilda came to Canada. may married Henry Harper a nd lived on the government road bordering on Westmeath - Ross Townline. T illie returned to Ireland. Wm also came to Canad had a blacksmith sh op at Forester's Falls and later moved to Arnprior where he died (Zion Li ne WI)

    Emigration:
    • Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935

      Name «b»Hugh Orr«/b» Gender «b»Male«/b» Age «b»21«/b» Birth Year «b»abt 1875«/b» Date of Arrival «b»6 Jul 1896«/b» Vessel «b»Mongolian«/b» Search Ship Database «b»Mongolian«/b» Port of Arrival «b»Quebec, Quebec, Canada; Montreal, Quebec, Canada«/b» Port of Departure «b»Liverpool, England; Londonderry, Ireland
      with Thomas J. Orr 22«/b»

  • Sources 
    1. [S662] Tweedsmuir History - Zion Line Women's Institute Farm Histories, Zion Line WI.

    2. [S12755] Tweedsmuir History - Zion Line Women's Institute Farm Histories, Zion Line WI.

    3. [S13162] BMD-Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911, Ancestry.com (Reliability: 3).
      Name «b»Hugh Orr«/b» Gender «b»Male«/b» Birth Date «b»5 Jul 1874«/b» Birth Place «b»Magherafelt, Derry, Ireland«/b» Baptism Place «b»Magherafelt, Derry, Ireland«/b» Father «b»Robert Orr«/b» Mother «b»Isabella White«/b» FHL Film Number «b»255907«/b»

    4. [S12112] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Ross Twp., - 1911, Library and Archives of Canada, Archivia Net On-Line Research Tool ,, (Database, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/1911/index-e.html).

    5. [S436] Church Records - Methodist Marriage Register, Beachburg, Westmeath Twp., 1892-1906, Methodist Church (Beachburg, Westmeath Twp.,, Ontario, Canada) (Reliability: 3).
      Hugh Orr, 28, B Ross, Ireland, Epis, Robert Orr & Isabella White
      to Francis Eliz Robinson, 25, S Westmeath, Westmeath, Meth, John G Robinson,ll Margaret Hawthorne
      wit: Thos J Orr; Hattie R Fraser at Westmeath June 21 1905 by G W Snell