Hugh Unwin

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Hugh Unwin

Essex, England
Death 24 Oct 1948 (aged 66)
Brant, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA
Burial Brant, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA
Plot Lot 37 Plot 2
Memorial ID 62681349 · View Source
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English records state that he was born in Plaistow, Essex, England-civil parish-West Ham.

1881 Census England: Plaistow, Essex, England. Hugh age 3 is living with his parents E. & E. Unwin and two siblings-John 5y & Lizzie age 1y.

1891 Census England: Plaistow, Essex, England-Dr. Barnardos Boys Home: Hugh 13y tinsmith apprectice is living along with about 55 other boys. There is no sign of parents.

Immigrates in 1900

"Unwin, Hugh, Farmer, sec 21, T. Brant. PO Brant. Mr Unwin was born in London, England in 1882 and settled in Saginaw County in 1907" (Standard Atlas of Saginaw County Michigan...Chicago: Geo. A. Ogle & Co., 1916, pg 85)

His World War I Draft registration states he was born- Dec 25, 1879. Mina is listed as his wife.

Saginaw News

ST CHARLES-Hugh Unwin, 64, Brant Township Justice of the Peace, Sexton of Brant Cemetery the past 13 years, died Sunday at St. Mary's Hospital. Born Dec 25, 1883 in London, England, he came to Brant in 1907 from Huron County. In 1907, he married Miss Mina Boone of Brant. He was active community worker and served several terms as justice of the peace. He leaves his wife, a daughter, Mrs Marjorie Bentley of Brant, a sister, Mrs Rose Cummins of Toronto, a brother, John Unwin of Chatsworth, Ont. The funeral will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brant Methodist Church. Rev. J. Charles Dibley will officiate. Burial will be in the Brant Cemetery.

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"UNWIN // Hugh / 1881- 1948 // Mina / 1881 - 1950"

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  • Created by: Leanne M. Meyer
  • Added: 7 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62681349
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Hugh Unwin (25 Dec 1881–24 Oct 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62681349, citing Brant Township Cemetery, Brant, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Leanne M. Meyer (contributor 47177893) .