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John Hand (1868 - 1945)

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John Hand
Born in Aurora, Whitchurch, York, Ontario, Canadamap
Husband of — married 14 Sep 1903 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 13 Jun 2018 | Created 29 Mar 2016
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John was born in 1869. He was the son of John Hand and Ellen Anderson.

At the age of 2, John appeared in the 1871 Canadian Census with his parents in Markham, Ontario, Canada. Household 150 [1]

John Hand married Sarah Morley on 14 Sep 1903 in Brooklyn, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. John was a 34 year old carpenter (b~1869), born in Canada and living in Toronto. His parents were shown as John Hand and Ellen Anderson. Sarah was 36 (b~1867), born in Canada and living in Brooklyn, Ohio. Her parents were shown as Johnathan Storry and Mary Lennox. [2]

John and Sarah had a daughter Mabel Morley Ferley (1891-1971).

John passed away on 13 Apr 1945 at the age of 76. He was buried at Brookmere Cemetery in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA. [3]

Find-a-Grave Memorial No 82005116

Research Notes

Close match to Hand-2236 John, both parents have the same name, however the birth year is different. He could have married Ellen in 1903 (wife in this profile) after Elizabeth died in 1902 (wife in the other profile). Finding the birth registration might help to solve this puzzle.

Find-a-Grave John Hand:

  • Birth: 1869
  • Death: 13 Apr 1945 (aged 75–76)
  • Burial: Brookmere Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Spouse Sarah Morley Hand* 1864-1955


  1. Household of John Hand; 1871 Canadian Census; Ontario; York East; Markham; Page 38 ; Household 150; SOURCE LINK
  2. Marriage Registration of John Hand and Sarah Morley; "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (SOURCE LINK: 10 December 2017), John Hand and Sarah Morley, 14 Sep 1903; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference cn35511; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 877,937.
  3. Grave of John Hand: Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 11 June 2018), memorial page for John Hand (1869–13 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82005116, citing Brookmere Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by BuckeyeGal (contributor 47257757) .

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