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Joshua Earl and Family
Churchyard of St. Marys Church, Cumwhitton,
Cumbria, England
Gravestone Earl, Ion, Graham family In memory of
Joshua Earl
who died 12 April 1839
aged ?0 years
(Probably: 60 years)

Also of Sarah his wife
who died Nov 28th 1860
aged 77 years

Also of Mary, wife of John Ion of Low-Holme
who died February 21th 1856, aged 57 years

Also of Rachel, their daughter who died
October 18th 1846, aged 11 years

Also of Margaret, their daughter who died
November 16th 1846, aged 17 years

Also of Dinah, their daughter who died
March 16th 1856, aged 19 years

Also of Mary Graham, their grandmother
Who died April 4th 1855(?), aged 81 years

Also of John, son of the above John and
Mary Ion, who died July ?1st
1876, aged 51 years
Gravestone Earl, Ion, Graham family Also of Joseph, Son of John Ion
Who died Sep 30th 1889
aged 18 years

Also Elizabeth, daughter of John Ion
Who died Feb 16th 1890
aged 16 years

Also of Jane, wife of
Joshua Earl Ion, who died
at Low Holme, April 17th 1909,
aged 61 years

Also of the above
Joshua Earl Ion,
Who died March 3rd 1915,
aged 76 years.
England Births and Baptisms, 1538-1975
Name: Josua Earl
Baptism: 10 Sep 1779
Place: Cumwhitton, Cumberland
Father: John Earl
Mother: Rachel

England Marriages, 1538-1973
Groom: Joshua Earl
Bride: Sarah Jameson
Marriage: 22 Nov 1817
Place: Hesket-in-the-Forest, Cumberland

England Death Regist. Index

Name: Joshua Earl
Quarter: Apr-May-June
Registration date: 1839
Registration district: Brampton
County: Cumberland
Place of event: Brampton

England Census 1841
Moorthwaite, Cumberland

John Ion, 40 years (abt. 1801)
Mary Ion, 40 years (abt. 1801)
Ann Ion, 15 years (abt. 1826)
John Ion, 15 years (abt. 1826)
Adam Ion, 14 years (abt. 1827)
Margaret Ion, 12 years (abt. 1829)
Mary Ion, 10 years (abt. 1831)
Rachel, 8 years (abt. 1833)
Jane Ion, 6 years (abt. 1835)
Dinah Ion, 4 years (abt. 1837)
Joshua Ion, 2 years (abt. 1839)
Joseph Ion, 2 month (abt. 1841)

England Census 1871
Moorthwaite, Cumberland

John Ion, 76 years (abt. 1795), self
John Ion, 45 years (abt. 1826), son
Jane Ion, 38 years (abt. 1833), daughter
Joshua Ion, 32 years (abt. 1839), son
Elizabeth Armstrong, 27 year (abt. 1844), daughter
John Ion, 12 years (abt. 1859), grandson
Ann Ion, 7 years (abt. 1864), granddaughter

England Census 1871
Simonburn, Northumberland

Joseph Ion, 30 years (abt. 1841), head
Mary Ion, 35 years (abt. 1836), sister
John Ion, 4 years (abt. 1867), son
Adam Ion, 3 years (abt. 1868), son
Joshua E. Ion, 1 year (abt. 1870), son

Survina Earle
Survina Earle, born abt 1831, died 1931 in Ontario, Brant Co. She married a William Henry Messacar. They had a daughter named Lomila Messacar.
Survina Earle had so far 2 sisters Lomila and Xenophon . . . and 2 brothers, Edgar and Robert Earle. They are probably English origins.
Submitter: KarenKozak1

Survina Earle
Birth: 17 JUN 1831 in Norwich, Ontario
Death: 1931 in Albion, Michigan
Burial: Riverside Cem. Albion, Michigan

Obit: Survina S. Earl was born June 17, 1831, near Norwich, Ontario, and was married to William Messacar, when she was 22 years of age. The young couple came to Albion, where Mr. Messacar died in 1887, and where Mrs. Messacar has since resided. She was the oldest member of the Women's Relief corps, and was also the oldest member of the Baptist church. She was a women who had the respect and esteem of all who knew her and all will mourn her death. A kind and loving friend and neighbor has been called to her heavenly home after a year's illness. She leaves a son, W.E. Messacar, and a daughter, Mrs. John Rudock, both of the city.
Funeral services will be held from the house, 702 Burr Oak street, Monday at 10 a.m. and burial will take place at Riverdale cemetery.

Father: John Earle Jr. b: 6 JUL 1800 in Waterford, Ontario
Mother: Margaret Mansfield They
Married 5 Nov, 1823 in Ontario

Survina Earle and William Messecar, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Married: 5 SEP 1851 in Norwich, Ontario

Lomilla C. Messacar b: 29 MAY 1852 in Norwich, Ontario
William Edgar Messacar b: 16 SEP 1855 in Albion, Michigan
Lillie Messacar b: 14 JUL 1859

John Earle Jr.
Birth: 6 JUL 1800 in Waterford, Ontario
Death: 3 JAN 1850
Fact 1: Considered to be S. Norwich's earliest school teacher
Note: Buried in Delhi Cemetery
Marriage 1 Margaret Mansfield
Married: 5 NOV 1823

William Earle b: 21 AUG 1824
Xenophon Earle b: 1 JAN 1826
John Earle b: 23 NOV 1828
Hannah Earle b: 21 OCT 1830 in near Norwich, Ontario
Survina Earle b: 17 JUN 1831 in Norwich, Ontario
Lomila Earle b: 21 MAY 1834
Robert Earle b: 21 JUN 1836
Phebe Earle b: 7 JAN 1838
Margaret Earle b: 27 AUG 1841
Edgar Earle b: 17 MAR 1843 in Delhi, Ontario

This is the e-mail for info: messecar(at)

1880 US Census about William Messacar
Home in 1880: Albion, Calhoun, Michigan
Age: 52
Estimated birth year: abt 1828
Birthplace: Michigan
Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Survina
Father's birthplace: Michigan
Mother's birthplace: Michigan
Occupation: Carpenter
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members  Name and Age
William Messacar 52
Survina Messacar 49
Edgar Messacar 25
   1880 US Census about Survina Messacar
Home in 1880: Albion, Calhoun, Michigan
Age: 49
Estimated birth year: abt 1831
Birthplace: Canada
Relation to head-of-household: Wife
Spouse's name: William
Father's birthplace: Michigan
Mother's birthplace: New York
Occupation: Keeping House
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female

Household Members   Name and Age
William Messacar 52
Survina Messacar 49
Edgar Messacar 25

Hannah Earle, Survina's sister
Birth: 21 OCT 1830 in near Norwich, Ontario
Death: 9 OCT 1910 in Delhi, Ontario of cancer of the bowel
Residence: 1901 Living with son Herb and daughter Carrie, Delhi, Ontario
Burial: Delhi (Ontario) Cemetery
Medical Information: Certified by her daughter Carrie L. Warning
Note: An unedited transcription of a page 1 obituary from 19 Oct 1910 British Canadian.

Lived in Delhi Over 75 Years

Death claimed one of Delhi's oldest and most esteemed citizens on Sunday, October 9th, when Mrs. John Messecar passed away at the advanced age of 82 years.
The deceased lady was born near Norwich, and when a little girl moved with her parents to Delhi, where she has resided all her life. Her father carried on a blacksmith business on the corner of Church St. and the Townline; his building stood on the same site as the old Forbes' Hotel; she attended school in a small building on the opposite corner, which stood where the old Orange Hall formerly did. This building not only served as school, but also as a town church. At this time these were the principal buildings of Delhi.

The funeral took place Wednesday afternoon, when the remains were interred in the Delhi cemetery. Services were held in the Baptist church.

The deceased leaves a family of ten, who are as follows:
Mrs. A. Robinson, Marlett, Michigan
Mrs. J. Beckett, Delhi
Mrs. T. Tombs, Simcoe
W. Messecar, Kingsville
C. Messecar, Delhi
Mrs. F. Warning, Delhi
John Messecar, Detroit
Mrs. Ross Dynes, Detroit
James Messecar, Marlett, Michigan
Bert Messecar, Kingsville.
© 2004 John Cardiff

Father: John Earle Jr. b: 6 JUL 1800 in Waterford, Ontario
Mother: Margaret Mansfield

Marriage 1 John D. Messacar b: 1827 in Washtenaw Co, Michigan
Married: 16 APR 1849

Arthur Messacar b: ABT 1850
Amanda Messacar b: JUN 1853 in Michigan
Rosella Messacar b: 23 AUG 1854 in Marlette, Michigan
Emmaretta Messacar b: 14 DEC 1855 in Marlette, Michigan
William H. Messacar b: 19 MAR 1857 in Albion, Michigan
Cassius Clay Messacar b: 8 APR 1861 in Marlette, Michigan
Carrie L. Messacar b: 1 MAY 1864 in Delhi, Ontario
Arthur Eugene Messacar b: 1 AUG 1866 in Delhi, Ontario
John Luther Messacar b: 13 MAY 1868 in Delhi, Ontario
Margaret Messacar b: 1870 in Delhi, Ontario
Herbert Austin Messacar b: 15 APR 1875 in Delhi,Ontario

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Lost Ancestors: 21 June 2015