Harold E Stuart1

M, #2709, b. 13 August 1918, d. 1980
Father*George Andrew Stuart2,3 b. 9 Oct 1879, d. 1940
Mother*Annie Arletta Johnston4,3 b. 28 Jan 1885, d. 8 Jan 1981
Relationship2nd cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited27 Oct 2018
     He was born on 13 August 1918 at North Bay, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada.2,5,1,3 Harold married Versa Lois Blackford before 1947.2,1 Harold E Stuart was buried at Champion Cemetery, Champion, Vulcan County, Alberta, Canada.1
     He died in 1980.1

Census Data

     Harrold Stuart appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of Powassan, Ontario in the household of his parents, George Stuart and Arletta Stuart.3
     Harold E Stuart crossed the border on a temporary visit on 4 July 1942 at Sweetgrass, Montana, USA, on a two day visit with a friend, Arthur H. Doree to Shelby, Montana. His last address was given as McCloud, Alta., R.C.A.F. His occupation was given as R.A.F Grnd. (possibly ground crew.) He listed his mother, Arlette (sic) Stuart as his nearest relative.5
     In the obituary of William Kenneth Stuart who died 16 February 1975, his brother, Harold Stuart was listed as a survivor.6

Family

Versa Lois Blackford b. 22 Feb 1922, d. 13 Oct 2004
Marriage*Harold married Versa Lois Blackford before 1947.2,1 

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Harold E Stuart
    Grave marker transcription:
    STUART
    In loving Memory of Harold E. 1918 - 1980 In Gods Keeping.
  2. [S11] Ada J Flynn, compiler, Johnston Family Tree (Collingwood, ON: self published, 1974, revised 1981), Page 23. Hereinafter cited as Johnston Family Tree.
  3. [S8356] George Stuart household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Powassan, Parry Sound (census district) Ontario; Page: 2; Family: 15, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  4. [S11] Ada J Flynn, Johnston Family Tree, Page 21.
  5. [S9793] U.S., Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1895-1960 (Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration), Ancestry.com, U.S., Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1895-1960; "Index and images of manifest sheets submitted to the U.S. Dept. of Labor"; cited as "Border Crossings., Name:     Harold E Stuart.
  6. [S8357] Stuart, Kenneth William, The Ottawa Journal, Ottawa, ON, Feb 17, 1975, Page 28, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Kenneth William Suart. Hereinafter cited as Ottawa Journal.

Frederick Crosskill1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #2710, b. 29 September 1864, d. 2 November 1937
Father*Benjamin Crosskill7,8,9,10,11,12,4,13,14,15 b. c 1817, d. 2 Feb 1870
Mother*Mary Ann White7,8,9,10,11,12,4,13,14,16,15 b. 20 May 1827, d. 5 Apr 1911
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited6 Oct 2018
     He was born on 29 September 1864 at Withcall, Lincolnshire, England, according to a certified copy of his birth certificate.17,18,16 Alternatively, he was born on 1 October 1864 at England according to the 1901 census19,20,21 or on 2 October 1865 at United Province of Canada according to information provided by his son on his death registration.13 Alternatively, he was born in 1854 according to the family gravestone which is difficult to read, so the date may be 1864.5,22 Frederick married Rachel Shaw on 3 October 1894 at Meaford, St. Vincent Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 004337. His religion was given as Friends, and her's was Methodist. He was a farmer.5,23,19,24,25,26,14,15,20,21
     He died on 2 November 1937 at Clarksburg, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada, at age 73 according to Ontario Death Registration 017880. He was listed as a retired farmer.5,9,10,27,4,18,13,28,29 The cause of his death was given as angina pectoris (1 day), coronary disease (several months) and Carcinoma of Prostate 2 years.13 The informant on his death registration was his son, Clifford Crosskill.13 Frederick Crosskill was buried on 4 November 1937 at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery, Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.5,13,29

Census Data

     Frederick Croskill appeared on the 1871 British Census of at England, Lincolnshire, in the household of his mother Mary Ann Croskill.16
     Fred Crosskill and Rachel appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, enumerated 31 March 1901. Fred was enumerated as a Christian and a Farmer. Their children C Clayton and Emma were listed as living with them.21
     Fredrick Crosskill and Rachael appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, enumerated 5 June 1911. Fredrick was enumerated as a Farmer, religion is illegible. Their children Emma, Rossetta M and Clifford E R were listed as living with them. As was his mother-in-law, Maria Shaw.20
     He also went by the name of Fred according to the 1901 census and family sources.5,19,15,21,29

The following biographical fact was included:
She writes that the family celebrated Fred and Joseph's birthdays together because they were so close together, even though they were 4 years apart. Thus, some sources give Fred's birth date as Oct 1 or Oct 2.18
Frederick Crosskill immigrated with his mother, Mary Ann White on 19 July 1873 to Port of Québec, Québec, Canada, leaving Liverpool on July 10, 1873, via Londonderry, Ireland on the Montreal Ocean Steamship Company ship "Prussian."30,31,32,33,34,35 Frederick Crosskill immigrated in 1879 to Canada from England, according to the 1911 census.20 He was the informant on the death registration of his father, Edward Shaw who died on 4 December 1906.36 Fred Crosskill was the informant on the death registration of his mother-in-law and 1st cousin, Maria Shaw who died on 7 October 1917.37 In the death registration of Clayton Charles Crosskill who died on 19 April 1933, Frederick Crosskill was identified as his father.38
     Fredrick Croskill was recorded as father of the bride at the marriage of William Sanford Knott and Emma Crosskill on 18 May 1933.39

Family

Rachel Shaw b. 28 Feb 1870, d. 13 May 1945
Marriage*Frederick married Rachel Shaw on 3 October 1894 at Meaford, St. Vincent Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 004337. His religion was given as Friends, and her's was Methodist. He was a farmer.5,23,19,24,25,26,14,15,20,21 
Children

Citations

  1. [S98] Bill Shannon, editor, Illustrated History of Collingwood Township, An (County of Grey, ON: Council of the Township of Collingwood, 1979), A son, Fred Crosskill, and his descendants carried on the Crosskill name for many years on the tenth line.; Page 216. Hereinafter cited as Illustrated History of Collingwood Twp.
  2. [S110] Dr. Phil White FTW File , Rick Moffat Personal Digital Files, URL not applicable; "Family Tree Maker database from Dr. Phil White of New Zealand, including some of his sources"; cited as "Phil White FTW File.
  3. [S314] Valerie Bell, "Bell, Valerie (Croskell)," e-mail message from email address withheld for privacy (UK) to Rick Moffat, Oct 1999, Frederick 1865; Oct 5, 1999. Hereinafter cited as "Croskell Family Info."
  4. [S311] Ted L Ceasar, online Obsolete Genealogy.comweb site, Ted Ceasar (unknown location), downloaded 28 Dec 2000.
  5. [S108] Ron & Jopie Lougheed & Owen Noble, compiler, Thornbury--Clarksburg Union Cemetery (n.p.: Bruce & Grey Branch O.G.S., 1996), Page 22, ref # 523. Hereinafter cited as Thornbury--Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
  6. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003, Rick Moffat Papers, Mesa, Arizona, USA, Page 15 - More About Family of Benjamin Croscall/Cros(s)kil/Croskell...
  7. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, CROSSKILL Frederic(k), born 29Sep1864 (Louth/Louth) LIN,ENG (Cert)/(No location given); Page 1 - Family of *Benjamin CROSSKILL & *Mary Ann "Anna" (White) - (Rev04Mar)JER(Rev25Jan2003).
  8. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, Frederick Crosskill (29 Sep 1864...Certified copy of Birth Certificate); Letter - Dec 19, 2003 - Page 3.
  9. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, ...Fred having predeceased her in 1937...; Page 2 - Letter - Jan 24, 2003 (Received Mar 14/03).
  10. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, CROSSKILL Frederic(k)...Died: 02Nov1937 Clarksburg, CollingwoodTwp, GreyCo ,ONT, CAN (73y 1m); Page 1 - Family of *Benjamin CROSSKILL & *Mary Ann "Anna" (White) - (Rev04Mar)JER(Rev25Jan2003).
  11. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, ToDo; Page 16a - More About Family of Benjamin Croscall/Cros(s)kil/Croskell...
  12. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, ToDo; Page 16b - More About Family of Benjamin Croscall/Cros(s)kil/Croskell...
  13. [S1347] Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario), Ancestry.com, Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946; "This database is an index (with images) to over 2 million deaths that were registered in Ontario from 1869 to 1938, and 1943 to 1946. The database also includes deaths of Ontario military personnel overseas from 1939-1947"; cited as "ON Deaths, 1869-1946., Name: Fredrick Crosskill.
  14. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Frederick Crosskill & Rachel Shaw.
  15. [S1578] Susan Kennedy, online Susan Kennedy Family, Susan Kennedy (Ajax, Ontario), downloaded viewed Dec 2007.
  16. [S1567] Mary Ann Croskill household, April 2, 1871 U.K. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Hamlet of Whitepit, Civil Parish of Swaby, Lincolnshire; Class: RG10; Piece: 3398; Folio: 13; Page: 19, Ancestry.com GSU roll: 839400.
  17. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, Page 1 - Family of *Benjamin CROSSKILL & *Mary Ann "Anna" (White) - (Rev04Mar)JER(Rev25Jan2003).
  18. [S1330] Letter from Jean Rhiness (Haileybury, ON) to Rick Moffat, Dec 19, 2003; Rick Moffat Personal Papers - Black Binder - Family History Sources (Mesa, Arizona, USA), Frederick Crosskill (29 Sep 1864 - 02 Nov 1937) ...(Certified copy of Birth Certificate); Letter - Dec 19, 2003 - Page 3.
  19. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, Page 16b - More About Family of Benjamin Croscall/Cros(s)kil/Croskell...
  20. [S2401] Fredrick Crosskill household, June 5, 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Collingwood, Grey East, Ontario; Page: 15; Family: 155, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  21. [S2423] Fred Crosskill household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Collingwood, Grey East, OntarioPage:1; Family: 9, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6468.
  22. [S3946] Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project, online Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project - Thornbury, Fred Crosskill & Rachel Shaw, Rosetta Crosskill
    Photos courtesy of Bonnie Lee Breadner & Myrna White [2012], Kate Hicks [2015]
    Indexed by Bonnie Lee Breadner, Diana Kozarsky
    Transcription:
    Ar Rest
    Fred Crosskill 1854-1937
    His Wife
    Rachel Shaw 1870-1945
    Rosetta Crosskill 1900-1989

    Note that the photo of this stone is difficult to read. For example, Fred many have been born in 1864. Hereinafter cited as Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project.
  23. [S252] Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), online Genealogical Research Library (Subscription Required), Frederick Crosskill & Rachel Shaw. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Research Library.
  24. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, ...Mary Ann's 2nd youngest son, Frederick CROSSKILL, was married 03Oct1899 in Meaford, Grey County, Ontario, to Rachel SHAW....(This was also the marriage date given in the newspaper obit for Rachel...) -- Dec 19, 2003 - Jean wrote to correct the date of marriage to 03 October 1894; Page 2 - Letter - Jan 24, 2003 (Received Mar 14/03).
  25. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, CROSSKILL Frederic(k)...Mar.: 03Oct1894 Meaford,GreyCo,,ONT,CAN to Rachel SHAW (1870-1945); Page 1 - Family of *Benjamin CROSSKILL & *Mary Ann "Anna" (White) - (Rev04Mar)JER(Rev25Jan2003).
  26. [S1330] Letter, Jean Rhiness to Rick Moffat, Dec 19, 2003, Frederick Crosskill ...The date of Fred & Rachel's marriage was 03 October 1894, as on the charts & her obit & family bible entires, not as I erroneously wrote as 1899 in my letter; Letter - Dec 19, 2003 - Page 2
    m(arried) 03 Oct 1894 Meaford - Page 3.
  27. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, Page 16 - More About Family of Benjamin Croscall/Cros(s)kil/Croskell...
  28. [S1578] Susan Kennedy, viewed Dec 2007, died in 1937.
  29. [S3946] Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project, online Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project - Thornbury, Fred Crosskill & Rachel Shaw, Rosetta Crosskill
    Photos courtesy of Bonnie Lee Breadner & Myrna White [2012], Kate Hicks [2015]
    Indexed by Bonnie Lee Breadner, Diana Kozarsky
    Transcription:
    Ar Rest
    Fred Crosskill 1854-1937
    His Wife
    Rachel Shaw 1870-1945
    Rosetta Crosskill 1900-1989.
  30. [S98] Bill Shannon, Illustrated History of Collingwood Twp, Picture and caption -- "After his (Benjamin Crosskill) death in 1870 she came to Canada...; Page 216.
  31. [S254] Transcribed & typed by Don Sanderson, compiler, Grey, Ontario, Canada. 1901 Census of Canada (Box 66, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5P1: Bruce & Grey Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1999), Emigrated to Canada in 1873.; Page 2, 4 Grey East, St. Vincent Township. Hereinafter cited as 1901 -- Collingwood Twp, Grey, ON.
  32. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, Family of *Benjamin CROSSKILL & *Mary Ann "Anna" (White) - (Rev04Mar) JER (Rev25Jan2003).
  33. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, July 10-19, 1873 from Liverpool ENG to Port of QUebec CAN...; Page 2 - More About Family of Benjamin Croscall/Cros(s)kil/Croskell...
  34. [S1743] Mary A Crosskill entry; Prussian Passenger List, July 19, 1873, Mary A Crosskill 45 Wife British Quebec
    Geo 25 Mech
    Wm 19 Mech
    Chas 14
    Emma 11 Child
    Fred 9 Child
    Jos 4 Child; in List Number: 45; C-4528 (http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/archivianet/passenger/… Library and Archives Canada), RG 76.
  35. [S2436] Joseph Croskill household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, St. Vincent, Grey East, Ontario; Page 2; Family: 19, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6468.
  36. [S1347] "ON Deaths, 1869-1946", online Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946: Name: Edward Shaw.
  37. [S1347] "ON Deaths, 1869-1946", online Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946: Name: Maria Shaw.
  38. [S1347] "ON Deaths, 1869-1946", online Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946: Name: Clayton Charles Crosskill.
  39. [S1349] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: William Sanford Knott & Emma Crosskill; Witnesses: Mary Charlton and Bettina Crosskill, both of Clarksburg.
  40. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, Page 15 & 16- More About Family of Benjamin Croscall/Cros(s)kil/Croskell...
  41. [S290] Crosskill Family Tree, Family History, January and March 2003 Rick Moffat Papers, In the family Bible Clayt's death is recorded thus:
    C.C. Crosskill (Mother's dear son) - April 19, 1933; Letter Dec 19, 2003 - Page 3.
  42. [S1330] Letter, Jean Rhiness to Rick Moffat, Dec 19, 2003, Frederick Crosskill & Rachel Shaw- Page 3
    4 children by this marriage:
    1) Charles Clayton (Clayt) Crosskill (b. 14 Aug 1895 - d. 19 Apr. 1933)
    2) Emma Crosskill (b. 26 Sep 1896 - )
    3) Rosetta Crosskill (b. 08 May 1901 - )
    4) Clifford Edward Benjamin Crosskill (b. 27 Mar 1911 - ).
  43. [S254] Transcribed & typed by Don Sanderson, 1901 -- Collingwood Twp, Grey, ON, Page 72, Collingwood Twp. Book.
  44. [S1348] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Emma Crosskill. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  45. [S1348] ON Births 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Rosetta Croskill.
  46. [S1330] Letter, Jean Rhiness to Rick Moffat, Dec 19, 2003, Page 3.

Versa Lois Blackford1

F, #2711, b. 22 February 1922, d. 13 October 2004
Last Edited28 Jun 2019
     She was born on 22 February 1922 at Alberta, Canada.2 Versa married Harold E Stuart before 1947.3,4
     She died on 13 October 2004 at Bethany Care Centre, Airdrie, Alberta, Canada, at age 82.2
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.2 Versa Lois Blackford was buried at Champion Cemetery, Champion, Vulcan County, Alberta, Canada.1
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared Calgary Herald published in Calgary, Alberta, 16 October 2004 .2

Family

Harold E Stuart b. 13 Aug 1918, d. 1980

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Versa Lois Stuart née Blackford
    Grave marker transcription:
    STUART
    In Loving Memory of Versa Lois 1922 - 2004 At Rest.
  2. [S8360] Deaths: Stuart, Versa Lois, The Calgary Herald, Calgary, AB, Oct 16, 2004, Page 81 (E11) column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Versa Lois Stuart. Hereinafter cited as Calgary Herald.
  3. [S11] Ada J Flynn, compiler, Johnston Family Tree (Collingwood, ON: self published, 1974, revised 1981), Page 23. Hereinafter cited as Johnston Family Tree.
  4. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Harold E Stuart
    Grave marker transcription:
    STUART
    In loving Memory of Harold E. 1918 - 1980 In Gods Keeping.

Russell Lorne Johnston1

M, #2720, b. 17 February 1909, d. 12 July 1988
Father*Clarence Russell Johnston2,1 b. 26 Apr 1887, d. 9 Mar 1915
Mother*Rose Christina Hughes2,1 b. 4 Oct 1889, d. 2 Jan 1974
Relationship2nd cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited2 Nov 2012
     He was born on 17 February 1909 at Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Birth Registration 019602.3,1
     He died on 12 July 1988 at Ontario, Canada, at age 79.3,4 Russell Lorne Johnston was buried at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery, Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.3
     His name was also recorded as Lorne Russell Johnston.4 He also went by the name of Lorne.2,3
     Russell Lorne Johnston was Bookeeper & Sec. Treas - Georgian Fruit Growers.2

Citations

  1. [S1348] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Russell Lorne Johnston. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  2. [S11] Ada J Flynn, compiler, Johnston Family Tree (Collingwood, ON: self published, 1974, revised 1981), Page 23. Hereinafter cited as Johnston Family Tree.
  3. [S108] Ron & Jopie Lougheed & Owen Noble, compiler, Thornbury--Clarksburg Union Cemetery (n.p.: Bruce & Grey Branch O.G.S., 1996), Page 5, ref # 122. Hereinafter cited as Thornbury--Clarksburg Union Cemetery.
  4. [S3881] James N. Thatcher, compiler, Index to obituaries in Thornbury, Ontario newspapers, 1960-2004 (Thornbury, Ontario: The Blue Mountains Library, 9 Sep 2011), Johnston, Lorne Russell. Hereinafter cited as Index to obituaries in Thornbury, Ontario newspapers, 1960-2004.