Son of William Laverty and Hannah (Kelly) Laverty.
Last Name: 1881 Census shows last name as Laserly.
Born: August 12, 1866 in Oak Mountain, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada.
Died: September 25, 1953 in Eureka, Humboldt County, California.
1881 - Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada.
1900 - Mad River Township, Humboldt County, California.
1920 - Eureka, Humboldt County, California.
1930 - Eureka, Humboldt County, California.
Residence: June 19, 1896 - Blue Lake, Humboldt County, California. (Per: Voter Registry)
Occupation: Had a barber shop on Second Street for years. Also bred and trained pheasant and duck hunting dogs.
Married: Helen Marie Douarin September 8, 1897 in Eureka, California. Ceremony performed by Rev L Kennedy, St. Bernards RcCh, Eureka, Humboldt County, California.

Migrated to CA USA, 1890 from NB Canada.... worked his way west via laboring for the Union Pacific RR.... barbershop owner.... communicant at St Bernards RCCh, Eureka CA USA.... could read/write, (1900 USA Census)

From the voter rolls, 1896 : "Henry James Laverty, age 31 years, 5'7", Barber, Blue Lake Precinct, light complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, from New Brunswick, but born of American parents".

From grandson Gerald Clayton Laverty: "Henry James Laverty died of a ceberal hemorrage, at home, September 25, 1953. He was 87 years old at death and had been a normally healty person. He was a barber all his life. He owned a shop in Blue Lake, CA that burned down (the chair was saved). In Eureka, he ran a shop on 2nd St (no longer in existence) and cut hair until he was almost 80. He trained pheasant and duck hunting dogs, having 4 kennels in the backyard of the home on Hilsdale St in Eureka, where he resided since about 1906. He liked to hunt birds and visited card casinos to 'kibitz'".

1881 Census
Name: Henry Laserly
Gender: Male
Age: 15y
Calculated Birth Year: 1866
Birthplace: New Brunswick
Marital Status:
Ethnic Origin: Irish
Religion: Catholic
Head of Household: Laserly Hanna
Born During Last Year:
Census Place: Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada
District Number: 30
Sub District: K
Division: 2
Page Number: 53
House Number: 916281
Family Number: 211
Digital Folder Number: 4463124
Image Number: 00027
Film Number: 1375818
Library and Archives Canada Film Number: C-13182
Household Gender Age
Hanna Laserly F 50y
Edward Laserly M 17y
Henry Laserly M 15y
Hannah Laserly F 19y
Louisa Laserly F 22y
John Laserly M 28y
Wm Laserly M 26y
Wm Day M 27y
Elizabeth Day F 30y
Ethel Day F 5y
Emma L Day F 3y
Wm A Day M 11m

1900 Census
Name: Henry J Laverty
Titles & Terms:
Residence: Mad River Township, Humboldt, California
Birth Date: Aug 1866
Birthplace: Canada
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Spouse: Ellen M Laverty
Spouse's Titles & Terms:
Spouse's Birthplace: Calif
Father's Titles & Terms:
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Titles & Terms:
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Race or Color (expanded): White
Head-of-household Name: Henry J Laverty
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 3
Estimated Marriage Year: 1897
Mother How Many Children:
Number Living Children:
Immigration Year: 1890
Enumeration District: 0029
Page: 18
Sheet Letter: A
Family Number: 257
Reference Number: 9
Film Number: 1240087
Image Number: 00065
Household Gender Age
Henry J Laverty M
Spouse Ellen M Laverty F

1920 Census
Name: Henry J Laverty
Residence: Precinct 7 Eureka City, Humboldt, California
Estimated Birth Year: 1865
Age: 55
Birthplace: Canada
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Birthplace:
Film Number: 1820098
Digital Folder Number: 4293698
Image Number: 00810
Sheet Number: 2
Household Gender Age
Henry J Laverty M 55y
Spouse Helen Laverty F 42y
Child Gladys Laverty F 15y
Child Henry Laverty M 14y
Child Margaret Laverty F 8y

1930 Census
Name: Henry Laverty
Event: Census
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Eureka, Humboldt, California
Gender: Male
Age: 63
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Birthplace: Maine
Estimated Birth Year: 1867
Immigration Year:
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Father's Birthplace: Irish Free State
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Enumeration District Number: 0015
Family Number: 48
Sheet Number and Letter: 2A
Line Number: 21
NARA Publication: T626, roll 120
Film Number: 2339855
Digital Folder Number: 4532340
Image Number: 00233
Household Gender Age
Henry Laverty M 63
Spouse Helen Laverty F 52
Child Margaret Laverty F 18