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Henry York
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1842
Long Buckby
Northamptonshire, England
Death: Jan. 5, 1915
Clarence
Cedar County
Iowa, USA

Henry York was the fourth of five children born to Henry York and Mary Hall of Long Buckby England. He emigrated in 1844 to Canada at the age of two with his family. His mother died on Grosse Isle PQ within a number of days after they landed, leaving his father a widower with five children. The family homesteaded on Owen Sound in Ontario where his father re-married and later emigrated again to Manitoba in 1878.

Henry did not follow his father to Manitoba having already relocated to Wisconsin where he very briefly served in the U.S. Civil War. Having enlisted on Apr 20 1861 in the Union Rifle Co. at Camp Scott in Milwaukee, he was discharged one month later on May 18, 1861 for disability.

Henry may have returned to Canada for a while, but according to Henry's Declaration of Intention to become a citizen of the Untied States, he landed in the United States on or about March 20, 1871. Henry was naturalized at the courthouse in Cedar Rapids about 1880.

Known addresses in Cedar Rapids include 596 E. Ave, Central Park, 514 and 516 S. 10th St. Sometime before 1915 Henry and Sarah moved to a farm in Cedar County IA.

Henry was the janitor at the St. Paul's Methodist Church in Cedar Rapids for some years. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry York (1810 - 1893)
  Ann Hall York (1813 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Prentice York (1841 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth York Smith (1866 - 1911)*
  Emma York Hayes (1877 - 1907)*
  George Dallas York (1886 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary York Laycock (1834 - 1919)*
  John York (1835 - 1931)*
  Sarah York Bumstead (1836 - 1931)*
  Henry York (1842 - 1915)
  Alice Jane York Thompson (1853 - 1893)**
  Thomas Henry York (1855 - 1927)**
  Lydia Maud York Stevenson (1858 - 1937)**
  Mary Ann York Wilton (1859 - 1910)**
  William Milton Yorke (1861 - 1937)**
  Nathan Albert York (1866 - 1945)**
  Stanley Augustus Cecil York (1872 - 1873)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Gary Williams
Originally Created by: The Pealers
Record added: Jun 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72012296
Henry York
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Henry York
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Henry York
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Henry York was born in Long Buckby, Northamptonshire.
- Shirley York Anderson
 Added: Jun. 12, 2012
 
 
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