Hugh McGowan1

M, #4081, b. 6 August 1857, d. 1 January 1918
Father*Robert McGowan2,3
Mother*Sarah Ann Blacklstock3
Last Edited23 Aug 2019
     Hugh was born on 6 August 1857 in East Garafraxa Twp., Wellington County, Ontario, Canada.4,3,5 Hugh married Eliza Margarete Haws on 15 December 1880 in Erin, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Death Registration 011881.1,3 The informant on his death registration was.4 He died on 1 January 1918 in East Garafraxa Twp., Dufferin County, Ontario, Canada, at age 60 according to Ontario Death Registration 012058.4 Hugh McGowan was buried in Price's Corners Union Cemetery, East Garafraxa Twp., Dufferin County, Ontario, Canada.4

Census Data

     Hugh McGowan and Eliza appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of East Garafraxa Twp., Wellington County, Ontario, enumerated 31 March 1901. Hugh was enumerated as a farmer and a Methodist. Their children James M and William R were listed as living with them.5
     Hugh McGowan and Eliza M McGowan appeared on the 1916 Census of Canadian Prairie Provinces, RM of Loganton, Saskatchewan, enumerated 1 June 1916, enumerated as a farmer and a Presbyterian. Their grandchildren, George Elmer McGowan were included in the household.6

Family

Eliza Margarete Haws b. 4 Dec 1860, d. 1916
Marriage*Hugh married Eliza Margarete Haws on 15 December 1880 in Erin, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Death Registration 011881.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 210: Hugh and Eliza McGowan. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 208; A E McGowan.
  3. [S1444] 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., Hugh McGowan & Eliza Margarete Haws.
  4. [S1442] 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:     Hugh McGowan.
  5. [S10038] Hugh McGowan household, Mar 31,1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, East Garafraxa, Wellingtn center, Ontario; Page: 14; Family No: 142, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6504.
  6. [S10039] Hugh McGowan household, June 1, 1916 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Loganton (Municipality) Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page: 14; Family No: 140, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-21944.
  7. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name:     James Martin McGowan. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  8. [S1443] ON Births 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name:     William Robert Mc Gowan.
  9. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: William R McGowen & Martha P Bailey.

Alma C Mohr1,2

F, #4087, b. 28 June 1883, d. 17 August 1966
Father*Hans Heinrich Mohr3,4,2 b. Mar 1860, d. 18 May 1945
Mother*Ottilie Henriecka Klabert3,4,2 b. 10 Jan 1861, d. 12 Dec 1936
Last Edited13 Mar 2019
     Alma was born on 28 June 1883 in Hartenholm, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia/Preußen (modern Germany).5,2 Alma married John Henry Lentfer on 16 September 1897 in Trenton, Hitchcock County, Nebraska, USA.4,6 She died on 17 August 1966 in Memorial Hospital, Caldwell, Canyon County, Idaho, USA, at age 83.5,7,2 The informant on her death registration was She was the widow of John Henry Lentfer.2 Alma C Mohr was buried on 22 August 1966 in Wilder Cemetery, Wilder, Idaho, USA.1,2
     In the obituary of Otille H Mohr who died 12 December 1936, her daughter, Elma at Homedale, Idaho, was listed as a survivor.8
     In the obituary of Henry Mohr who died 18 May 1945, his daughter Alma, Mrs J F Lentfer of Homedale, ID, was listed as a survivor.9
     In the obituary of Claus Mohr who died 21 January 1966, his sister, Alma Lentfer of Homedale, ID, was listed as a survivor.10
     In the obituary of Bertha Mohr who died 13 February 1980, her sister, Alma was listed as predeceased.11
     In the obituary of Ted Mohr who died 9 April 1982, his sister, Alma was listed as predeceased.12

Family

John Henry Lentfer b. 1 Mar 1873, d. 16 Jan 1959
Marriage*Alma married John Henry Lentfer on 16 September 1897 in Trenton, Hitchcock County, Nebraska.4,6 

Citations

  1. [S4199] 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., Alma C Lentfer née Mohr
    Grave marker transcription:
    LENTFER
    Alma C     June 28, 1883 - Aug 17, 1966
    John H     Mar 1, 1873 - Jan 16, 1959.
  2. [S7138] Idaho, Death Records, 1890-1967, online Idaho, Death Records, 1890-1930, Name:     Alma C. Lentfer. Hereinafter cited as Idaho, Death Records.
  3. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 236f; Henry Mohr. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  4. [S1233] Delisle Women's Institute, compiler, Through the Years… Delisle, Donavon, Gledhow & O'Malley, Laura and Swanson (Delisle, Saskatchewan, Canada: Delisle Women's Institute, about 1972), Page 118; The Henry Mohr Family. Hereinafter cited as Through The Years.
  5. [S537] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Alma Lentfer. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  6. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: John Henry Lentfer
    Grave marker transcription:
    LENTFER
    Alma C     June 28, 1883 - Aug 17, 1966
    John H     Mar 1, 1873 - Jan 16, 1959.
  7. [S1233] Delisle Women's Institute, Through The Years, Page 118 and 119; The Henry Mohr Family.
  8. [S9126] Obituary: Mrs. Henry Mohr, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Dec 14, 1936, Page 3, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Otillie H. Mohr. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  9. [S9346] Obituary: Henry Mohr, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, May 24, 1945, Page 13, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Funeral: Henry Mohr. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  10. [S8287] Deaths: Mohr, The Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Jan 22, 1966, Page 23, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Claus Mohr . Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon Star-Phoenix.
  11. [S9342] Deaths: Mohr, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Feb 15, 1980, Page 45, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Bertha Sophia Mohr. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  12. [S9337] Deaths: Mohr, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Apr 12, 1982, Page 31, column 8 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Edmund Otto "Ted" Mohr. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.

John Andrew Pershick1,2

M, #4090, b. 1912, d. 12 November 1983
Father*John Pershick3
Mother*Winnifred (?)3
Last Edited15 Jun 2019
     John was born in 1912 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.2,3 John married Doreen May Souster in October 1932.1,2,3 He died on 12 November 1983 at his home in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.3,2
     The following information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Reg Cattell. Predeceased: John Pershick and Winnifred Pershick.3 John Andrew Pershick was buried on 16 November 1983 in Woodlawn Roman Catholic Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.2,3
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 14 November 1983 .3

     In the obituary of Doreen May Pershick who died 14 July 1995, her husband, John Pershick was listed as predeceased.4

Family

Doreen May Souster b. c 1914, d. 14 Jul 1995
Marriage*John married Doreen May Souster in October 1932.1,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 254. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S376] World Family Tree Download of Volume 2, tree 2643 (Publisher: World Family Tree Download of Volume 2, tree 2643), Brøderbund Software - World Family Tree CDs (caution - an unreliable data source), www.genealogy.com; "This database is of questionable value. If not other sources are given for an event or relationship, consider it unreliable and subject to further research for verification"; cited as "Volume 2, tree 2643.
  3. [S9755] Deaths: Pershcik, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Nov 14, 1983, Page 37, column 8 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: John Pershcik. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  4. [S9756] Deaths: Pershcik, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jul 17, 1995, Page 13, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, https://www.newspapers.com/clip/32895780/…. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Doreen May Souster1

F, #4091, b. circa 1914, d. 14 July 1995
Father*James Thomas Souster2,3 b. 18 Jun 1877, d. 12 Oct 1966
Mother*Mabel Maines2,3 b. 27 Jun 1886, d. 29 Feb 1972
Last Edited15 Jun 2019
     Doreen was born circa 1914.1 Doreen married John Andrew Pershick in October 1932.4,3,5 She died on 14 July 1995 in Parkridge Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.1
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Reg Cattell. Predeceased: John Pershick and Harold Edward Souster.1 Doreen May Souster was buried on 18 July 1995 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.1
     In the obituary of John Pershick who died 12 November 1983, his wife, the former Doreen Souster was listed as a survivor.5
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 17 July 1995 .1

Family

John Andrew Pershick b. 1912, d. 12 Nov 1983
Marriage*Doreen married John Andrew Pershick in October 1932.4,3,5 

Citations

  1. [S9756] Deaths: Pershcik, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jul 17, 1995, Page 13, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, https://www.newspapers.com/clip/32895780/…. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 301f: Thomas James Souster. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S376] World Family Tree Download of Volume 2, tree 2643 (Publisher: World Family Tree Download of Volume 2, tree 2643), Brøderbund Software - World Family Tree CDs (caution - an unreliable data source), www.genealogy.com; "This database is of questionable value. If not other sources are given for an event or relationship, consider it unreliable and subject to further research for verification"; cited as "Volume 2, tree 2643.
  4. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 254.
  5. [S9755] Deaths: Pershcik, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Nov 14, 1983, Page 37, column 8 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: John Pershcik. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Frederick Harold Picketts1

M, #4092, b. 22 April 1909, d. 13 April 2002
Father*Frederick Albert Picketts2 b. c 1883, d. 19 Mar 1959
Mother*Mary Francis Hyde2 d. 17 Feb 1929
Last Edited22 Apr 2019
     Frederick was born on 22 April 1909 in Asquith, RM of Loganton, Saskatchewan, Canada.2,3,1 Frederick married Thelma Grace McGowan in July 1933 in Asquith United Church, Asquith, RM of Loganton, Saskatchewan, Canada.4 He died on 13 April 2002 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 92.1,5
     He also went by the name of Harold Picketts.4
     In the obituary of Mary Francis Picketts who died 17 February 1929, her son, Harold Picketts was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Hugh Norman McGowan who died 22 April 1994, his uncle, Harold Picketts was listed as a survivor.7

Family

Thelma Grace McGowan b. c Oct 1910, d. c 15 Jan 2003
Child

Citations

  1. [S1702] Wikipedia® , the free encyclopedia, online http://en.wikipedia.org/, Frederick Harold "Hal" Picketts. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia®.
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 258f: F.A. Picketts. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S844] HockeyDB,com, online http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/players/data03/00006723.html, Hal Picketts. Hereinafter cited as HockeyDB.com.
  4. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 259ff - Harold and Thelma Picketts.
  5. [S2851] Saskatoon Obituary Index : 1946 Onward, online Saskatoon Obituary Index Search, Name:      Picketts, Fredrick Harold. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon Obituary Index.
  6. [S9887] Obituary: Asquith, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Feb 25, 1929, Page 5, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Mary Francis Picketts née Hyde. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  7. [S8055] McGowan, The Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Apr 26, 1994, B5 viewed at Saskaoon Public Library,. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.

Herbert Antoine Potts1

M, #4093, b. March 1887, d. 29 March 1962
Father*T W Potts
Last Edited31 Jan 2019
     Herbert was born in March 1887 in Chesteron, in Cambridge, England.2,3 Alternatively, he was born circa 1888 in Cambridge according to a 1921 Passenger's Declaration when he and his family retured from a trip to Cambridge, England to visit his father T (or F) W Potts1 or in England according to the 1921 census.4,5 Herbert married Kathleen Edith Alexander between January 1913 and March 1913 in Edmonton parish, Middlesex, England.4,6,5 He died on 29 March 1962 at home in Asquith, Saskatchewan, Canada.3,4,2
     The following information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Dorothy Potts, Kathleen Lake and Sidney P Potts.3 Herbert Antoine Potts was buried on 3 April 1962 in Asquith Cemetery, Asquith, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada.3
     He and Kathleen Edith Potts immigrated on 5 April 1913 to St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, from England.4,1
     In the obituary of Kathleen Potts who died circa 19 March 1938, her husband, Bert Potts was listed as a survivor.7
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 31 March 1962 .3

Census Data

     Herbert A Potts and Kathleen appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Park No. 375, Saskatchewan, enumerated 1 June 1921. Herbert was enumerated as a farmer and Church of England. Their children Kathleen and Dorothy were listed as living with them.5

Family

Kathleen Edith Alexander b. Feb 1890, d. c 19 Mar 1938
Marriage*Herbert married Kathleen Edith Alexander between January 1913 and March 1913 in Edmonton parish, Middlesex, England.4,6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3745] Anna Hester Kirsop Riddell entry; Montroyal Declaration of Passenger to Canada, Sep 5, 1924, Name:     Herbert Antoine Potts; in Rolls T-14939 through T-15248 (Canada: Library and Archives).
  2. [S8227] Saskatchewan, Canada, Cemetery Transcripts, 1850-1994 , Ancestry.com, Saskatchewan, Canada, Cemetery Transcripts, 1850-1994; "This database contains cemetery transcriptions by the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society"; cited as "Saskatchewan Cemetery Transcripts, 1850-1994., Name:     Herbert Antoine Potts.
  3. [S9104] Deaths: Potts, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Mar 31, 1962, Page 26, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Herbert A. Potts. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  4. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 267-68 - H. A. (Bert) Potts. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  5. [S9103] Herbert A Potts household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Park (municipality), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page 4; Family: 41, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  6. [S1218] FreeBMD (England and Wales), online FreeBMD search, Herbert A. Potts and Kate E. Alexander. Hereinafter cited as FreeBMD.
  7. [S9102] Obituaries: Mrs. Bert Potts, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Mar 25, 1938, Page 17, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Kathleen Edith Potts. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Kathleen Edith Alexander1,2

F, #4094, b. February 1890, d. circa 19 March 1938
Father*R Alexander3
Last Edited28 Jan 2019
     Kathleen was born in February 1890 in Enfield Boroiugh, in London, England.4,3,5,2 Alternatively, she was born circa 1886 in England according to the 1921 census.6 Kathleen married Herbert Antoine Potts between January 1913 and March 1913 in Edmonton parish, Middlesex, England.4,1,6 She died circa 19 March 1938 in Saskatchewan, Canada.4,2
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Bert Potts, Mrs E Lake and Dorothy Potts.2 Kathleen Potts was buried in Asquith Cemetery, Asquith, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada.2
     She and Herbert Antoine Potts immigrated on 5 April 1913 to St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, from England.4,7
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 25 March 1938:
MRS BERT POTTS
ASQUITH. -- Citizens of Asquith and district were shocked by the sudden death last week-end of Kathleen Edith, wife of H. A. (Bert) Potts, farmer of Asquith district. Mrs. Potts, 49, succumbed to a heavy cold within a few days of contracting it. She leaves her husband, and three daughters, Mrs. E. Lake of Asquith, Dorothy and Bertha at home. Born at Enfield, London, England, Mrs. Potts came from there to Asquith as a bride In 1913, where she has since resided. About 150 attended the funeral service which was held from the home and conducted by the Rev. W. Banks. Burial took place In Asquith Cemetery. Pallbearers were V. Warren, H. R. McNab, W. Ellis. D. McKay, W. G. Buchan and E. Cutts.2


Census Data

     Herbert A Potts and Kathleen appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Park No. 375, Saskatchewan, enumerated 1 June 1921. Herbert was enumerated as a farmer and Church of England. Their children Kathleen and Dorothy were listed as living with them.6

Family

Herbert Antoine Potts b. Mar 1887, d. 29 Mar 1962
Marriage*Kathleen married Herbert Antoine Potts between January 1913 and March 1913 in Edmonton parish, Middlesex, England.4,1,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1218] FreeBMD (England and Wales), online FreeBMD search, Herbert A. Potts and Kate E. Alexander. Hereinafter cited as FreeBMD.
  2. [S9102] Obituaries: Mrs. Bert Potts, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Mar 25, 1938, Page 17, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Kathleen Edith Potts. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S3745] Anna Hester Kirsop Riddell entry; Montroyal Declaration of Passenger to Canada, Sep 5, 1924, Name:     Kathleen Edith Potts; in Rolls T-14939 through T-15248 (Canada: Library and Archives).
  4. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 267-68 - H. A. (Bert) Potts. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  5. [S8227] Saskatchewan, Canada, Cemetery Transcripts, 1850-1994 , Ancestry.com, Saskatchewan, Canada, Cemetery Transcripts, 1850-1994; "This database contains cemetery transcriptions by the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society"; cited as "Saskatchewan Cemetery Transcripts, 1850-1994., Name:     Kathleen Potts.
  6. [S9103] Herbert A Potts household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Park (municipality), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page 4; Family: 41, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  7. [S3745] Anna Hester Kirsop Riddell, Montroyal Declaration of Passenger to Canada, Sep 5, 1924, Name:     Herbert Antoine Potts.