Samuel Rathwell Geneaology– Looking for Information

Samuel Rathwell Geneaology– Looking for Information
Samuel Rathwell
1802Bunclody, County Wexford, Ireland
26 Aug 1886 (aged 83–84)Innisville, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada
Saint John’s Anglican Cemetery
Innisville, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada
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Greg Drew sent this inquiry

Sam Rathwell of the Lanark Area do you know alot about him?–Greg Drew

Note..Bunclody (formerly Newtownbarry) is on the boundary of County Carlow and County Wexford. Current research indicates that Samuel may have been born in the Bunclody AREA, but in County Carlow.

Samuel Rathwell, son of William and Susanna Rathwell, baptized 13 February 1803 St. Paul’s Church Kildavin, Barragh, County Carlow Ireland.

Samuel Rathwell
Birthplace:Bun Cloidi, Wexford, Leinster, Ireland
Death:August 26, 1886 (83-84)
Innisville, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada
Immediate Family:Son of William Rathwell and Susan Rathwell
Husband of Jane Rathwell
Father of William RathwellEdward J RathwellSarah Ann RathwellSamuel RathwellElizabeth Jane Rathwell and 6 others
Brother of Martha JamesWilliam RathwellSusan RathwellBenjamin RathwellJames RathwellJohn Wesley RathwellAbel RathwellElizabeth FennelMary Rathwell and Thomas Rathwell «

1881 census

Name:Samuel Rathwell
Marital status:Married
Birth Year:1803
Religion:Church of England
District Number:111
District:Lanark South
Sub-District Number:I


According to family researchers, William was the brother of John Rothwell

William Rathwell

BIRTH1768County Wexford, Ireland
DEATH19 Nov 1854 (aged 85–86)Lanark County, Ontario, Canada
BURIALBoyd’s Methodist CemeteryBoyds, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada
MEMORIAL ID118290083 · View Source

Family Members




Mr. Samuel Rathwell, a young law student of Toronto University, son of John Rathwell, Esq., is now on his holiday visiting friends.  — Perth Courier December 28, 1888

Related reading

The Thomas Alfred Code Journal – Letters-Part 26- Mary Rathwell and Eleanor Ennis

The Leland and Rathwell Hotels on Bridge Street

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  1. There were Rathwell’s living in Innisville and a relative of their’s a Samuel Rathwell who lived and farmed near Concession 8 of Lanark Township. His brother Ozzie hada Saw and lumber mill in Lanark. They changed the spelling of name Rathwell to Rothwell. Sent from my iPhone



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