Mary Elizabeth Russell1

F, #141, b. 1892
Father*Henry Robert Russell2 b. 1858, d. 1934
Mother*Elisabeth Sophia Johnston1 b. 16 Mar 1859, d. 15 Apr 1950
Last Edited28 Nov 2005
     Mary was born in 1892.3 Mary married Sigurd W Ness before 1927.1,4

Citations

  1. [S12] Ada J Flynn, compiler, Johnston Family Tree (Collingwood, ON: self published, 1974, revised 1981), Page 30. Hereinafter cited as Johnston Family Tree.
  2. [S12] Ada J Flynn, Johnston Family Tree, Page 28.
  3. [S12] Ada J Flynn, Johnston Family Tree.
  4. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.

Joanna C Gray1,2,3,4

F, #144, b. 17 November 1858, d. 7 October 1933
Father*George Gray5,4
Mother*Agnes Yellowless5,4
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
     Joanna was born on 17 November 1858 in Bowmanville, Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario, CanadaG.5,6,7,8 Alternatively, she was born on 21 November 1858 in Bowmanville, Clarke Twp., Durham County, Canada West, United Province of CanadaG.9 Joanna married Thomas Graeme Moffat on 15 December 1880 in Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 007935. Other sources tell us they were married at the home of her parents.10,2,11,4,6,7,12,8 She died on 7 October 1933 in Newcastle, Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario, CanadaG, at age 74 according to Ontario Death Registration 013013. The informant was Thomas Graeme Moffat.1,9 Joanna C Gray was buried on 30 October 1933 in Newtonville Cemetery, Newtonville, Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario, CanadaG.9

     In the death registration of Janet Louisa Moffatt who died on 12 February 1923, Johanna Gray was identified as her mother.13

Census Data

     Thomas Moffat and Joanna appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario, enumerated 4 April 1881. Thomas was enumerated as a Farmer and a Presbyterian Canada. As was his younger brother David Moffat.8
     Thomas Moffat and Johanna appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario, enumerated 31 March 1901. Thomas was enumerated as a farmer and Presbyterian. The birth years for his children seem to be a year late compared to their birth registrations. Their children Ether, Mable and Maggie were listed as living with them.6
     Thomas G Moffat and Joanna appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of Newtonville, Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario, enumerated 5 June 1911. Thomas was enumerated as a Farmer and a Presbyterian. Their children Mabel J and Margaret E were listed as living with them.7

Family

Thomas Graeme Moffat b. 30 Jun 1854, d. 1943
Marriage*Joanna married Thomas Graeme Moffat on 15 December 1880 in Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 007935. Other sources tell us they were married at the home of her parents.10,2,11,4,6,7,12,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5] Moffat Family, Letter and Family Tree report, 1996, Rick Moffat Personal Papers - Black File Box, Mesa, Arizona, USA, Page 2 -- 2) Thomas Moffat (Newcastle) (1854-1943) married (1880) Joanna Gray (1858-1933).
  2. [S30] Unknown author, Ontario Archives Microfilm MS932 (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Ref: Ontario Archives Microfilm MS932, Reel 34, Certificate #7935 which lists:
    Thomas Moffatt, 21, res of Clarke Twp., born in Clarke Twp, Farmer, s/o Walter Moffatt & Agnes Moffatt, was married on ___________ at ______ to Joanna C. Gray, 22, res of Clarke Twp, born in Bowmanville, d/o George Gray & Agnes Gray. Both the groom and the bride were Presbyterians.; Per Gerry Mattinson in email of Nov 3, 2001.
  3. [S1211] Alice Sparrow, "Alice Sparrow Email Messages," e-mail message from Alice Sparrow (Souris, Manitoba) to Rick Moffat, on-going exchange, Nov 26, 2006; Subject: Moffat's;
    Oct 26 1888-- Maggie Isabelle d/o Thomas Moffat and Joanna Gray Tom is a farmer. Hereinafter cited as "Alice Sparrow Email."
  4. [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 prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Thomas Moffatt & Joanna C Gray.
  5. [S30] Unknown author, Ontario Archives Microfilm MS932, Born in Bowmanville; Per Gerry Mattinson in email of Nov 3, 2001.
  6. [S2677] Thomas Moffat household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Clarke (township), Durham West, Ontario; Page: 2; Family: 11, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6464.
  7. [S2684] Thomas G Moffat household, June 5, 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Clarke, Durham, Ontario; Page: 5; Family: 54, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  8. [S6130] Thos. Moffat household, Apr 4, 1881 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Div 2, Clarke, Durham West, Ontario; Page: 6; Family No: 29, Ancestry.com Film: C-13242.
  9. [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:      Joanna Gray Moffat
    Gender:      Female
    Birth Year:      21 Nov 1858
    Birth Place:      Bowmanville, Ontario
    Age at Death:      75 yrs 45 days [calulation using give dates gives her age as 74 yrs, 10 mths and 16 days]
    Death Date:      7 Oct 1933
    Death Place:      Newcastle, Durham, Ontario, Canada
    Father:      George Grey
    Mother:      Agnes Relowless [I read Yellowlees, very flowery Ye].
  10. [S5] Moffat Family, Letter and Family Tree report, 1996 Rick Moffat Personal Papers - Black File Box, married 1880.
  11. [S675] Rick Moffat, "Moffat 0001 - Walter Moffat's Children - Handwritten Copy - Source unknown" (Mesa, AZ). This is in my handwriting, fmor many years ago, but I do not remember the source of the information, Tom b. 1854.06.30; m. Johanne Grey. Hereinafter cited as "Moffat 0001."
  12. [S5139] Thomas Graeme Moffat - Dec 15 1880, Thomas Moffat Family Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Gerry & Heather Mattinson, Ontario, Canada, Copy of page from family bible of Thomas Moffat.
  13. [S1442] "ON Deaths, 1869-1946", online Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946: Name: Mabel Janet Lycett.
  14. [S5] Moffat Family, Letter and Family Tree report, 1996 Rick Moffat Personal Papers - Black File Box, Page 2.
  15. [S5] Moffat Family, Letter and Family Tree report, 1996 Rick Moffat Personal Papers - Black File Box, Page 3.
  16. [S1211] Alice Sparrow, "Alice Sparrow Email," e-mail to Rick Moffat, on-going exchange, Nov 26, 2006; Subject: some more;
    Mabel Janet Moffat , 26, d/o Thomas and Johanna married Alfred Charles Lycett, 30, s/o William Lycett and Esther Rankin on 31 jan 1912 by license , Village of Newcastle. farmer William Lycett was a section Foreman, thomas was a farmer.
  17. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Mabel Janet Moffat & Alfred Charles Lycett.
  18. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Janet Louisa Moffatt. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  19. [S1211] Alice Sparrow, "Alice Sparrow Email," e-mail to Rick Moffat, on-going exchange, Nov 26, 2006; Subject: some more;
    Margaret Isabell Moffat , d/o Thomas and Johanna of Clarke twsp married Thomas George Walkey , 26, s/o William Walkey and Tammy Greenwood,on1 Jan 1913. in the village of Newcastle. Fathers were both farmers.
  20. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Margaret Isabell Moffat & Thomas George Walkey.
  21. [S1443] ON Births 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Maggie Isabella Moffat.
  22. [S5] Moffat Family, Letter and Family Tree report, 1996 Rick Moffat Personal Papers - Black File Box, children: 2-4 Nellie Georgina (1894 -1895) [Died at] 6 months.; Page 2.
  23. [S1443] ON Births 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Nellie Georgina Moffatt.

John William Seymour1,2,3,4

M, #146, b. January 1870
Father*(?) Seymour
Last Edited24 Jul 2017
     John was born in January 1870 in EnglandG.4 John married Alice Bernard before 1909.1,5,4
     John William Seymour and Alice Bernard immigrated in 1908 to CanadaG from England.4
     J W Seymour was recorded as the father of the bridegroom at the marriage of George Henry Seymour and Muriel Beulah Summach on 27 November 1940.6
     J W Seymour was recorded as father of the bride at the marriage of Benjamin Kulcycki and Jessie Seymour before 25 October 1946.7
     In the obituary of George Henry Seymour who died 15 May 2014, George's father, John Seymour was listed as predeceased.8
     In the obituary of Jessie Seymour who died 12 February 2017, her father, John Seymour was listed as predeceased.9

Census Data

     John Seymour and Alice appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of RM of Loganton, Saskatchewan, enumerated 5 June 1911. John was enumerated as an Anglican and a Farmer. Their children John and Fredie were listed as living with them.4

Family

Alice Bernard b. Jan 1878
Marriage*John married Alice Bernard before 1909.1,5,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", about 1987 (Ontario, Canada). Copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 6; Muriel Buelah Summach; Born Dec 10, 1917, Asquith, Sask.; Father: Frederick Summach;, Mother: Esther Krieger; Married Nov 27, 1940, Asquith, Sask; George Henry Seymour; Born Sept 06, 1916, Asquith, Sask.; Father John Seymout; Mother: Alice Bernard. Hereinafter cited as "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)."
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 290. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S1340] Western Land Grants (1870-1930) Database - Canada, online http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/02011102_e.html, 84 NE 36 35 10 W3
    Part Section Township Range Meridian
    Reference:
    Liber: 289
    Folio: 104
    File reel number: C-6162
    Names: John William Seymour. Hereinafter cited as Western Land Grants.
  4. [S2712] John Seymour household, Jun 5 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Schedule 1, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  5. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  6. [S3170] Recent Weddings - Seymour - Summach, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Dec 3, 1940, Page 9, column 3 viewed at Google News Archive,, Recent Weddings: Muriel Beulah Summach and George Henry Seymour. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  7. [S3150] Wed at Asquith, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Oct 25, 1946, Page 8, column 3 & 4 viewed at Google News Archive,. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  8. [S6737] George Henry Seymour, The Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, May 20, 2014, Page D4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, George Henry Seymour obituary. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  9. [S7745] Jessie Kulcycki, The Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Feb 24, 2017 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary - Jessie Kulcycki née Seymour. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon StarPhoenix.
  10. [S2713] Obituary -- SEYMOUR - Fredrick Thomas, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, May 24, 2008, http://classifieds.canada.com/saskatoon/ viewed at http://classifieds.canada.com,, Obituary - Fredrick Seymour. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon Star Phoenix.
  11. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2 & 6; Muriel Buelah Summach; Born Dec 10, 1917, Asquith, Sask.; Father: Frederick Summach;, Mother: Esther Krieger; Married Nov 27, 1940, Asquith, Sask; George Henry Seymour; Born Sept 06, 1916, Asquith, Sask.; Father John Seymout; Mother: Alice Bernard.

Alice Bernard1,2

F, #147, b. January 1878
Last Edited24 Jul 2017
     Alice was born in January 1878 in EnglandG.2 Alice married John William Seymour before 1909.3,4,2
     Alice Bernard and John William Seymour immigrated in 1908 to CanadaG from England.2
     Mrs J W Seymour was recorded as the mother of the bridegroom at the marriage of George Henry Seymour and Muriel Beulah Summach on 27 November 1940.5
     Mrs J W Seymour was recorded as mother of the bride at the marriage of Benjamin Kulcycki and Jessie Seymour before 25 October 1946.6
     In the obituary of George Henry Seymour who died 15 May 2014, George's mother, Alice Seymour was listed as predeceased.7
     In the obituary of Jessie Seymour who died 12 February 2017, her mother, Alice Seymour was listed as predeceased.8

Census Data

     John Seymour and Alice appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of RM of Loganton, Saskatchewan, enumerated 5 June 1911. John was enumerated as an Anglican and a Farmer. Their children John and Fredie were listed as living with them.2

Family

John William Seymour b. Jan 1870
Marriage*Alice married John William Seymour before 1909.3,4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", about 1987 (Ontario, Canada). Copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2 & 6; Muriel Buelah Summach; Born Dec 10, 1917, Asquith, Sask.; Father: Frederick Summach;, Mother: Esther Krieger; Married Nov 27, 1940, Asquith, Sask; George Henry Seymour; Born Sept 06, 1916, Asquith, Sask.; Father John Seymout; Mother: Alice Bernard. Hereinafter cited as "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)."
  2. [S2712] John Seymour household, Jun 5 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Schedule 1, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  3. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 6; Muriel Buelah Summach; Born Dec 10, 1917, Asquith, Sask.; Father: Frederick Summach;, Mother: Esther Krieger; Married Nov 27, 1940, Asquith, Sask; George Henry Seymour; Born Sept 06, 1916, Asquith, Sask.; Father John Seymout; Mother: Alice Bernard.
  4. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  5. [S3170] Recent Weddings - Seymour - Summach, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Dec 3, 1940, Page 9, column 3 viewed at Google News Archive,, Recent Weddings: Muriel Beulah Summach and George Henry Seymour. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  6. [S3150] Wed at Asquith, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Oct 25, 1946, Page 8, column 3 & 4 viewed at Google News Archive,. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  7. [S6737] George Henry Seymour, The Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, May 20, 2014, Page D4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, George Henry Seymour obituary. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  8. [S7745] Jessie Kulcycki, The Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Feb 24, 2017 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary - Jessie Kulcycki née Seymour. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon StarPhoenix.
  9. [S2713] Obituary -- SEYMOUR - Fredrick Thomas, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, May 24, 2008, http://classifieds.canada.com/saskatoon/ viewed at http://classifieds.canada.com,, Obituary - Fredrick Seymour. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon Star Phoenix.

Walter Verner Mood1,2

M, #154, b. 17 May 1916, d. 8 September 2006
Father*Gust Mood3
Mother*Lillie Glotfelty3
Last Edited9 Jun 2019
     Walter was born on 17 May 1916 in Braddock, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USAG.4 Walter married Virginia C. Carper on 30 August 1939.5 He died on 8 September 2006 in Mon Valley Hospital, Belle Vernon, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USAG, at age 90.4,6 Walter Verner Mood was buried on 11 September 2006 in Belle Vernon Cemetery, Belle Vernon, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USAG.4,3

     The following obituary appeared in his memorial page on the web site of Ferguson Funeral Home & Srematory published in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania circa 10 September 2006 :
Walter V. Mood, 90, of Monessen, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, in Mon Valley Hospital. A son of the late Gust and Lillie Glotfelty Mood, he was born in Braddock on May 17, 1916. He was a member of the Pricedale Union Church. For over 50 years, one of his passions was teaching Sunday school to the youth. Walt was active in Gideons International, was a member of F&AM Lodge 638 and American Legion Post 28, both of Monessen and the National Rifle Association. He was the owner and operator of Mood and Mood Lumber Company and served during World War II in the U.S. Army. He was an avid outdoorsman and spent most of his recreational time hunting, fishing or trapping. Survivors include his wife, Virginia C. Carper Mood, with whom he celebrated 67 years of marriage on Aug. 30, 2006; one son and daughter- in-law, Walter and Glenda Mood, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jack and Florence Mood and Carl and Linda Mood, all of Fayette City; and four grandchildren, Walt Mood and wife Laura, of San Antonio, Texas, Steve Mood and wife Sheree of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and Ronda and Ryan Heit, both of Saskatoon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and sister-in-law, Edwin and Emma Mood; and one sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Henry Renstrom. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME INC. and CREMATION SERVICE, a Golden Rule Member Firm, www.fergusonfuneralhome.net, (724-929-5300), 700 Broad Ave., Belle Vernon. Funeral services will be in the funeral home on Monday, Sept. 11, at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. James Mimidis officiating. Entombment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery. The members of F&AM Lodge 638 and American Legion Post 28 will meet in the funeral home to hold services on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. If friends wish, memorial donations may be made to Gideons International.
Do not publish this since it is probably covered by copyright.3
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared in his memorial page on the web site of Ferguson Funeral Home & Srematory published in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, circa 10 September 2006 .3

Family

Virginia C. Carper b. 20 Aug 1921, d. 15 Apr 2008

Citations

  1. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", about 1987 (Ontario, Canada). Copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 7; Judy Elda Seymour; Born: Apr 10, 1942, Saskatoon, Sask; Father George H Seymour; Mother: Muriel B Summach; Married Aug 7, 1963, Saskatoon, SK; Walter Verner Mood; Born: Dec 19, 1942, Monessen, PA, USA; Father: Walter Mood. Hereinafter cited as "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)."
  2. [S32] (see citation for details), Estelle Moffat - Scrapbook of news clippings, Mesa, AZ viewed at Rick Moffat Personal Papers - Blue "Denim" Binder,, Newspaper clipping -- Wedding Picture. Hereinafter cited as Estelle Moffat - Scrapbook.
  3. [S5604] Mood , Walter V. 90, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh, PA, About Sep 10, 2006 viewed at Ferguson Funeral Home & Creamtory, Inc,, Obituary: Walter V. Mood. Hereinafter cited as Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
  4. [S4707] Packard-Merrill-Seymour-Summach Family Tree (Publisher: ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/42813533/family; "This is the late Bill Packard's family tree on ancestry.com."; cited as "Packard-Merrill-Seymour-Summach Family Tree., Walter Verner Mood.
  5. [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., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
  6. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
    Walter V. Mood.

Hilda Moffat Thompson1,2

F, #155, b. 14 May 1921, d. 17 May 2004
Father*Archie Wylie Thompson1 b. 6 May 1892, d. 13 Jan 1970
Mother*Elsie Pearl Jacks1 b. 26 Oct 1888, d. 29 Aug 1938
Relationship3rd cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
     Hilda was born on 14 May 1921 in Ontario, CanadaG.2 She died on 17 May 2004 in Comfortable Alternative, Bowmanville, Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario, CanadaG, at age 83.2,3 She was buried in Bowmanville Cemetery, Bowmanville, Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario, CanadaG.2

     Hilda Moffat Thompson was listed as a survivor in the obituary of William Henry Jacks who died 1 January 1937, Granddaughter.4,5
     In the obituary of Elsie Pearl Jacks who died 29 August 1938, Hilda Moffat Thompson was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Jessie Ann Moffatt who died 26 December 1947, Granddaughter, Hilda Moffat Thompson was listed as a survivor.7 Hilda Moffat Thompson was listed as a survivor in the obituary of Archie Wylie Thompson who died 13 January 1970.8 Hilda Moffat Thompson was listed as a survivor in the obituary of Beryl Katharine Thompson who died 10 January 1982.9,10 Hilda Moffat Thompson was listed as a survivor in the obituary of Gladys Elsie Thompson who died 6 January 2004.11,12
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Oshawa This Week published in Oshawa, Ontario 19 May 2004 :
Thompson, Hilda M. – Peacefully with friends by her side at her residence (Comfortable Alternative) on Monday May 17, 2004 at the age of 83 years, Hilda, beloved sister of the late Beryl and Gladys Thompson. Private cremation with interment of cremated remains in Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations in Hilda’s memory may be made to Memorial Hospital Foundation. Many thanks for the loving care and friendship provided to Hilda by Marie, Sue and Myrna at Comfortable Alternative. Special thanks to Dr. Aubrey Kassirer for her care to Hilda. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Morris Funeral Chapel, Bowmanville.
Do not publish this since it is probably covered by copyright.3

Citations

  1. [S22] Letter from Mary Louise Young (Manitoba) to Rick Moffat, Mar 20, 1998; Rick Moffat Personal Papers (Mesa, Arizona, USA), Page 1.
  2. [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., [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Hilda Moffat Thompson].
  3. [S5181] THOMPSON, Holda M, Oshawa This Week, Oshawa, ON, 19 May 2004, per Gerry Mattinson viewed at Oshawa This Week,, May 19, 2004 Oshawa This Week:
    Thompson, Hilda M.
  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: William Henry Jacks.
  5. [S5166] William Henry Jacks, Canadian Statesman, Bowmanville, Ontario, 14 Jan 1937, Page 3, Column 3 viewed at Clarington Digital Newspaper Collection,, Canadian Statesman
    14 Jan 1937; Page 3, Column 3
    William Henry Jacks, Salem.
  6. [S5164] Mrs. Archie W. Thompson, Bowmanville, Canadian Statesman, Bowmanville, Ontario, 8 Sep 1938, Page 5, Column 6 viewed at Clarington Digital Newspaper Collection,.
  7. [S8445] Mrs. Henry Jacks, Canadian Statesman, Bowmanville, ON, Jan 15, 1948, Page 2, column 5 viewed at Clarington Digital Newspaper Collection,, Obituary: Jess Ann Jacks née Moffat. Hereinafter cited as Canadian Statesman.
  8. [S5165] Archie W. Thompson, Canadian Statesman, Bowmanville, Ontario, 21 Jan 1970, Page 2, Columns 7 & 8 viewed at Clarington Digital Newspaper Collection,, Jan. 21, 1970 Canadian Statesman (Bowmanville):
    Archie W. Thompson.
  9. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Beryl Katherine Thompson].
  10. [S5180] THOMPSON, Beryl, Oshawa This Week, Oshawa, ON, 12 Jan 1982, per Gerry Mattinson viewed at Oshawa This Week,, Jan. 12, 1982 Oshawa This Week:
    THOMPSON, Beryl.
  11. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Gladys Elsie Thompson].
  12. [S5179] THOMPSON, Gladys, Oshawa This Week, Oshawa, ON, 27 Feb 2004, viewed on-line viewed at Oshawa This Week,, Feb. 27, 2004 Oshawa This Week:
    THOMPSON, Gladys.

John Robert McGowan1,2

M, #158, b. March 1913, d. 15 December 1971
Father*Albert Edward McGowan3,4 b. Aug 1879, d. 22 Dec 1947
Mother*Margaret Jane Fawcett3,4 b. 2 Jul 1889, d. 7 Nov 1971
Last Edited25 Apr 2019
     John was born in March 1913 in Juniata, Saskatchewan, CanadaG.5,4,6 John married Evelyn Ruth Dingwall at the home of her parents on 9 July 1939 in Juniata, Saskatchewan, CanadaG.1,7,8,6
     Following is other information from a newspaper article about their wedding:
The Maid of Honour and Best Man were Jean Dingwall and Malcolm Dingwall.8
He died on 15 December 1971 in a local hosipital in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CanadaG, at age 58.6 The cause of his death was given as injuries after falling into the basement of a house under construction on the family farm south of Asquith.9
     The following information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Ruth McGowan, Hugh McGowan, Douglas McGowan and Thelma Picketts. Predeceased: Yvonne McGowan.6 John Robert McGowan was buried on 18 December 1971 in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CanadaG.6

     He also went by the name of Jack.9,1,6
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatoon StarPhoenix 12 July 1939 :
Weddings...
McGOWAN--DINGWALL

Pale pink and white peonies and fern formed a lovely setting on July 9, when Evelyn Ruth, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. A. M. Dingwall of Juniata became the bride of Mr. John Robert McGowan, only son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. McGowan of Asquith. The wedding took place at the home of the bride's parents with the Rev, W. Banks officiating.

To the strains of the Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin played by Mrs. H. Picketts, sister of the groom, the bride entered the room on the arm of her father who gave her In marriage. The bride was charming In a lovely gown of Regina blue with white accessories and wore a corsage of Sweetheart roses and lilies of the valley.

Attending th bride was her cousin, Miss Jean Dingwall, who wore navy blue sheer with rose accessories and a corsage of carnations and fern. The groom was attended by Mr. Malcolm Dingwall, brother of the bride. During the signing of the register Miss Mary Dingwall sang "I Love You Truly. Following the ceremony a dainty luncheon was served. Later the happy couple left for Waskesiu and points north, the bride donning a topcoat of matching blue.

Out-of-town guest were: Mr. and Mrs. C. Dingwall and daughter Betty Gene, of Saskatoon; Mr. Malcolm Dingwall and Miss P. Moore of Shellbrook; Miss Marguerite Dingwall of Hanley, and Mr. Smith of Winnipeg.8

     In the obituary of Albert Edward McGowan who died 22 December 1947, his son, Jack McGowan of Asquith, SK, was listed as a survivor.10
     In the obituary of Yvonne McGowan who died 23 April 1959, Yvonne's father, J R McGowan was listed as a survivor.11
     In the obituary of Margaret Jane McGowan who died 7 November 1971, her son Jack, John Robert McGowan of Saskatoon, was listed as a survivor.12
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 17 December 1971 :
McGowan -- The passing of Mr. John (Jack) McGowan, age 58 years, of 2522 William Ave., Saskatoon, occurred in a Saskatoon hospital on Dec. 15, 1971. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 28, at 2.00 p.m. from Park Funeral Chapel, conducted by Rev. Karl Sievert, assisted by Mr. Beau Wallace. The family gratefully decline floral tributes. memorial gifts may be made to the Asquith United Church Memorial Fund or to a charity of the donors choice. Surviving are: his loving wife Ruth: one daughter (Jean), Mrs. L. Seymour of Fort Nelson B.C; four sons. Hugh and Douglas of Asquith, Sask., Dale of Winnipeg, Man. and Kim of Saskatoon; one grandson. Jayson Seymour; a sister, Mrs. (Thelma) F. R. Picketts resides in Asquith. Sask. A resident of Sask. all his life, Mr. McGowan was born in Juniata. Sask. and took his public schooling at Douglas Plains and his high schooling at Bedford Road Collegiate, Saskatoon. Mr. McGowan had farmed in the Asquith district all his life. He was married in 1939. He was a member of the board of stewards of the Asquith United Church for many yeans. Mr, McGowan was predeceased by a daughter, Yvonne, in 1959 by his father in 1947 and his mother in November of 1971. At the time of his death. Mr. McGowan was still actively engaged in fanning Interment will be made in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Courtesy parking north of the Chapel
Do not publish this since it is probably covered by copyright.6
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 17 December 1971 .6

     In the obituary of Ruth McGowan who died 17 March 2001, her husband, John Robert McGowan was listed as predeceased.13

Census Data

     John McGowan appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Loganton, Saskatchewan in the household of his parents, Albert McGowan and Margaret McGowan.4

Family

Evelyn Ruth Dingwall b. 11 Feb 1913, d. 17 Mar 2001
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     Following is other information from a newspaper article about their wedding:
The Maid of Honour and Best Man were Jean Dingwall and Malcolm Dingwall.8
 
Marriage* John married Evelyn Ruth Dingwall at the home of her parents on 9 July 1939 in Juniata, Saskatchewan, CanadaG.1,7,8,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", about 1987 (Ontario, Canada). Copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 8. Hereinafter cited as "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)."
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 117ff - Norman Dingwall,
    Page 208ff - A.E. McGowan, and
    Page 210ff - Jack and Ruth McGowan. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 208; A E McGowan.
  4. [S6676] Thomas Johnson household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Loganton (municipality), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page 13; Family: 137, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  5. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 208ff; A E McGowan.
  6. [S9531] Deaths: McGowan, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Dec 17, 1971, Page 25, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: John (Jack) McGowan. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  7. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 118ff - Norman Dingwall and Page 210f - Jack and Ruth McGowan.
  8. [S9518] Weddings: McGowan--Dingwall, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Jul 12, 1939, Page 6, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Wedding: McGowan--Dingwall. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  9. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  10. [S8377] Deaths: McGowan, The Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Dec 23, 1947, Page 14, column 7 viewed at Google News Archive,, Obituary: Albert Edward McGowan (See 2 columns to the right of the highlighted heading). Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  11. [S6741] McGowan (Margaret Yvonne), The Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Apr 24, 1959, Page 26 viewed at Rick Moffat Personal Digital Files,, Photo of newspaper clipping from Judy Packard's photo album. The Saskatoon Obituary Index shows this was published in the Star-Phoenix on April 24, 1959, page 21. Note that this issue is not available in the Google News Archive. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  12. [S9526] Deaths: McGowan, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Nov 9, 1971, Page 35, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Margaret Jane McGowan née Fawcett. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  13. [S2948] Death - McGowan, Ruth nee Dingwall, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, March 20, 2001, Page 25 (D1), column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Ruth McGowan née Dingwall. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  14. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 210ff - Jack & Ruth McGowan.
  15. [S2977] Death - McGowan, Doug, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, about Aug 16, 2010 viewed at StarPhoenix,, Doug Albert McGowan, age 62, passed away peacefully at Royal University Hospital on Monday, August 16th, 2010. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.

Evelyn Ruth Dingwall1,2,3

F, #159, b. 11 February 1913, d. 17 March 2001
Father*Norman Alexander McLeod Dingwall4 b. 17 Jun 1881, d. May 1959
Mother*Bessie Cowan Dickenson4 b. c 1877, d. 1943
Last Edited25 Apr 2019
     Evelyn was born on 11 February 1913 in Juniata, Saskatchewan, CanadaG.4,5
     Following is other information from a newspaper article about their wedding:
The Maid of Honour and Best Man were Jean Dingwall and Malcolm Dingwall.3
Evelyn married John Robert McGowan at the home of her parents on 9 July 1939 in Juniata, Saskatchewan, CanadaG.1,2,3,6 She died on 17 March 2001 in Saskatoon Convalescent Home, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CanadaG, at age 88.5
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Doug McGowan. Predeceased: John Robert McGowan, Yvonne McGowan, Hugh McGowan, Malcolm Dingwall, Crawford Dingwall and Ronald Dingwall.5
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatoon StarPhoenix 12 July 1939 :
Weddings...
McGOWAN--DINGWALL

Pale pink and white peonies and fern formed a lovely setting on July 9, when Evelyn Ruth, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. A. M. Dingwall of Juniata became the bride of Mr. John Robert McGowan, only son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. McGowan of Asquith. The wedding took place at the home of the bride's parents with the Rev, W. Banks officiating.

To the strains of the Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin played by Mrs. H. Picketts, sister of the groom, the bride entered the room on the arm of her father who gave her In marriage. The bride was charming In a lovely gown of Regina blue with white accessories and wore a corsage of Sweetheart roses and lilies of the valley.

Attending th bride was her cousin, Miss Jean Dingwall, who wore navy blue sheer with rose accessories and a corsage of carnations and fern. The groom was attended by Mr. Malcolm Dingwall, brother of the bride. During the signing of the register Miss Mary Dingwall sang "I Love You Truly. Following the ceremony a dainty luncheon was served. Later the happy couple left for Waskesiu and points north, the bride donning a topcoat of matching blue.

Out-of-town guest were: Mr. and Mrs. C. Dingwall and daughter Betty Gene, of Saskatoon; Mr. Malcolm Dingwall and Miss P. Moore of Shellbrook; Miss Marguerite Dingwall of Hanley, and Mr. Smith of Winnipeg.3

     In the obituary of Yvonne McGowan who died 23 April 1959, Yvonne's mother, Mrs J R McGowan was listed as a survivor.7
     In the obituary of Jack McGowan who died 15 December 1971, his wife, Ruth McGowan was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Hugh Norman McGowan who died 22 April 1994, his mother, Ruth McGowan was listed as a survivor.8
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 20 March 2001 :
McGOWAN--The death of Mrs. Ruth McGowan, age 88 years of Saskatoon, occurred on Saturday, March 17, 2001 at the Saskatoon Convalescent Home. The Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2001 at 3:00 p.m. In the Chapel of the Saskatoon Funeral Home, 338-4th Avenue North conducted by Rev. Wendell Stevens. A private Interment of Cremated Remains will take place In Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Surviving are three sons, Doug of Asquith. SK, Dale of Winnipeg, MB, Kim (Karen) of Surrey, BC; one daughter, Jean (Len) of Quesnel, BC; and nine grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John Robert McGowan in 1971; daughter, Yvonne in 1959; son, Hugh in 1994; three brothers, Malcolm, Crawford and Ronald Dingwall. Mrs. McGowan was born February 11, 1913 in Juniata, SK, She received her education In Asquith, SK and at City Park Collegiate and the Teacher's College In Saskatoon, following which she taught school for seven years. Mrs. McGowan had resided in Saskatoon since 1967 and was a member of St. Martin s United Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association of Saskatchewan Inc., 301-2550-12th Avenue, Regina. SK, S4P3X1. Arrangements have been entrusted to SASKATOON FUNERAL HOME (244-5577).
Do not publish this since it is probably covered by copyright.5
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared , 20 March 2001 .5

Family

John Robert McGowan b. Mar 1913, d. 15 Dec 1971
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     Following is other information from a newspaper article about their wedding:
The Maid of Honour and Best Man were Jean Dingwall and Malcolm Dingwall.3
 
Marriage* Evelyn married John Robert McGowan at the home of her parents on 9 July 1939 in Juniata, Saskatchewan, CanadaG.1,2,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", about 1987 (Ontario, Canada). Copy provided by Laureen Summach, page 8. Hereinafter cited as "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)."
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 118ff - Norman Dingwall and Page 210f - Jack and Ruth McGowan. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S9518] Weddings: McGowan--Dingwall, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Jul 12, 1939, Page 6, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Wedding: McGowan--Dingwall. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  4. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 118ff - Norman Dingwall.
  5. [S2948] Death - McGowan, Ruth nee Dingwall, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, March 20, 2001, Page 25 (D1), column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Ruth McGowan née Dingwall. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  6. [S9531] Deaths: McGowan, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Dec 17, 1971, Page 25, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: John (Jack) McGowan. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  7. [S6741] McGowan (Margaret Yvonne), The Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Apr 24, 1959, Page 26 viewed at Rick Moffat Personal Digital Files,, Photo of newspaper clipping from Judy Packard's photo album. The Saskatoon Obituary Index shows this was published in the Star-Phoenix on April 24, 1959, page 21. Note that this issue is not available in the Google News Archive. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  8. [S8055] McGowan, The Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Apr 26, 1994, B5 viewed at Saskaoon Public Library,. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  9. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 210ff - Jack & Ruth McGowan.
  10. [S2977] Death - McGowan, Doug, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, about Aug 16, 2010 viewed at StarPhoenix,, Doug Albert McGowan, age 62, passed away peacefully at Royal University Hospital on Monday, August 16th, 2010. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.