Ontario Census Notes
In the 1871 Ontario Census: 9 Drewrys:
Charls DRUORY (52, b. Ireland); Henry DREWAY (50, b. England);
3 DREURYs Louisa (11), Mariah (34), Sarah (4) - all born in Ontario, of English stock; all living in Chatham Town.
7 DREWERYs, Thomas (40) was born in England. The other 6 were born in Ontario: (all living in different counties.) Charles (38), Hardy (44), Robert (28), William (49) of English descent; William (23) of Irish descent; Mary (56) of Scottish descent.
Samual DROWRAY (43) b. USA, of African Descent.
Jane DRUERY (19) b. Ontario, of English descent, living in Thurlow, and same religion as John Drewry.
2 DRURIEs: Elizabeth (14) a servant, and James (63) a farmer, both born in England, same religion, but living in different counties.
Harriet DRURRY (40) a servant, born Ontario, of Irish stock.
21 DRURYs 12 were born in Ontario: Amy (?), Charles (26), Edmond (36), Elizabeth (20), Ellen (14), Frederick (3), Hannah (18), James (33), James (31), all of English descent; and Elizabeth (10) of German stock, and Fredrick (?) of Irish descent. Elizabeth (70) b. US, of Irish descent; Edward (37) b. Ireland; Ada (18), Charles (36), Elizabeth (65), Francis (61), George (57), George (36), and James (27) were all born in England.
The census also includes 50 people with the surname DREW all of either English, Irish and Scottish descent.