Edward T. Milne1

M, #40204
Father*William Milne1
Last Edited10 Nov 2019
     In the obituary of Charles Vernon Milne who died 28 March 1957, his brother, Edward T. Milne of Winnipeg, was listed as a survivor.1

Citations

  1. [S9801] Death Notice: Milne, The Leader-Post, Regina, Saskatchewan, 30 Mar 1957, Page 32, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Charles Vernon Milne. Hereinafter cited as Leader-Post.

Eleanor Milne1

F, #40206, d. 16 July 1956
Father*William Milne1
Last Edited10 Nov 2019
     She died on 16 July 1956.1
     In the obituary of Charles Vernon Milne who died 28 March 1957, his sister, Eleanor Merrill was listed as predeceased.1

Citations

  1. [S9801] Death Notice: Milne, The Leader-Post, Regina, Saskatchewan, 30 Mar 1957, Page 32, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Charles Vernon Milne. Hereinafter cited as Leader-Post.

Edward Oliver1

M, #40211, b. 10 November 1877, d. 16 December 1956
Mother*Mary (?)1
Last Edited5 Nov 2020
     He was born on 10 November 1877 at London, England, but on his original enlistment attestation he stated he was born on this date in 1885.1
     He died on 16 December 1956 in a local hospital at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 79.2 Edward Oliver was buried on 20 December 1956 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.2
     Asquith and District Honour Roll:
     "Oliver, Ted" of Asquith.
Other comments:
     Edward Oliver came to Canada from England in about 1906, settling in Québec. In about 1909 he came to the Asquith district. In the 1916 census of the prairie provinces, enumerated about 5 weeks before his enlistment, he was a hired hand on the farm of Walace (sic) F. Souster. In the 1921 census he was liiving on Cory street in Asquith and was listed as a painter with an income of $400 in the previous 12 months. His obituary notes that he was survived by a niece in England
     He falsified his birth year on his Attestation, stating he was born in 1885 rather than 1877, which is documented elsewhere in his service file. He was a small man and in 1918 faced medical issues due to his service. He was downgraded in physical readiness status and was transferred to a labour pool.1

Canadian Military Service - WWI

     Edward Oliver of Asquith began military service on 7 July 1916 at the age of 38 at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, joining the 223rd battalion (Canadian Scandinavians). He was an unmarried painter with no previous military experience. He was described as being 5' 3 1/2" with brown eyes, dark hair and a dark complexion. On his Attestation (enlistment) papers, he listed his next-of-kin as his mother, Mary Oliver of London, England. He was assigned regimental number 294561.1,3
     On 3 May 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, he embarked wiht his unit aboard the "S. S. Justicia" arriving in Liverpool on 14 May 1917. Upon arrival, the battalion was absorbed into the 11th Reserve Battalion.1,4
     On 7 September 1917 joining the 27th Battalion in France. He served with them for 15.5 months in France. After a number of bouts of an unknown fever, he was transferred to the labour pool on 29 May 1918.1
     On 25 February 1919 he disembarked in Québec, arriving on the Empress of Britain and bound for Saskatoon.1 Pte. Edward Oliver ended military service as part of general demobilization on 22 March 1919 at Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada,
End of Military Service section.1

Census Data

     Edward appeared on the 1916 Census of Canadian Prairie Provinces, RM of Park No. 375, Saskatchewan, in the household of Walace (sic) F. Souster and Lilly Souster, listed as a hired hand.5
     Edward Oliver immigrated in 1906 to Québec, Canada, from England.5
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatoon Daily Star 8 July 1916 :
DINAVIANS
     Edward Oliver, who has been farming for some time in the Asquith district, enlisted yesterday afternoon in the 223rd Scandinavian Battalion.3

     In circa 1936, Edward moved to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.2
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 18 December 1956 .2

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), WWI CEF Service File (large PDF): Private Edward Oliver. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  2. [S9804] Deaths: Oliver, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 18 Dec 1956, Page 18, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Edward Oliver. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S9893] Dinavians, Saskatoon Daily Star, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 08 Jul 1916, Page 3, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Enlistment of Edward Oliver. Hereinafter cited as Daily Star.
  4. [S1592] Wikipedia® , the free encyclopedia, online http://en.wikipedia.org/, 223rd Battalion (Canadian Scandinavians), CEF. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia®.
  5. [S9805] Walace (sic) F. Souster household, June 1, 1916 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Park (municipality) Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page: 7; Family No: 74, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-21944.

Mary (?)1

F, #40212
Last Edited27 Apr 2020
     Mary Oliver of 111 Gold Switer Rd., Leyton, London, England was listed as next-of-kin on her son Edward's attestation (enlistment) papers.1,2

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), WWI CEF Service File (large PDF): Private Edward Oliver. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  2. [S9893] Dinavians, Saskatoon Daily Star, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 08 Jul 1916, Page 3, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Enlistment of Edward Oliver. Hereinafter cited as Daily Star.

Sarah Campbell1

F, #40213
Last Edited10 Nov 2019
     Sarah married (?) Maines.1

Family

(?) Maines
Children

Citations

  1. [S817] Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency, Manitoba Vital Statistics (Winnipeg, MB: Vital Statistics Agency), Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency - Genealogy Search page, Birth: Lillie May Maines. Based upon her sister Mabel's birth registration, her mother's maiden name was probably Sarah Campbell, not Mains as given in her own birth registration index entry. Hereinafter cited as Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Gordon Albert McDonald1

M, #40215, b. 13 May 1896, d. 22 December 1942
Last Edited18 May 2020
     He was born on 13 May 1896 at Ardoch, Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada.2 Gordon married Kathleen Ellen Suter on 7 July 1927 at St. John's Cathedral, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.3,4
     He died on 22 December 1942 at Asquith, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 46.1,5
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Kathleen McDonald.1 Gordon Albert McDonald was buried on 24 December 1942 at Biggar Cemetery (AKA Biggar Memorial Gardens), RM of Biggar No. 347, Saskatchewan, Canada.1,2
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatoon StarPhoenix 9 July 1927 :
McDONALD--SUTER
     Miss Kathleen Ellen Suter of Juniata, Sask., and Mr. Gordon Albert McDonald, of Sanctuary, Sask., were quietly married at St. Johns Cathedral, at 8 o'clock Thursday evening, July 7, by the Rev. Canon Armitage. The ceremony was attended by the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Suter, and Miss Emily Wright.3

     The following obituary appeared Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 23 December 1942:
McDonald
     The death of Gordon Albert McDonald of Herschel, age 48 years, occurred at Asquith on December 22. Surviving are his wife, Kathleen; one son, Gordon, and one daughter, both at home; one brother, C. McDonald, Sanctuary, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Duncan McDonald of Biggar. The late Mr. McDonald has been an employee of the Saskatchewan Pool Elevator Co. for some considerable time. Funeral service will be held Thursday, December 24, at 2 pm, from the Anglican Church, Biggar. Service under the direction of Herschel Lodge A F. and A.M, Interment in Biggar Cemetery, Park Funeral Chapel, Saskatoon, is in charge of arrangements.1



     In the obituary of Kathleen Ellen McDonald who died 3 February 1971, her husband, Gordon A. McDonald was listed as predeceased.5

Family

Kathleen Ellen Suter b. Nov 1903, d. 3 Feb 1971
Marriage*Gordon married Kathleen Ellen Suter on 7 July 1927 at St. John's Cathedral, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S10365] Deaths: McDonald, StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 23 Dec 1942, Page 2, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Gordon Albert McDonald. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  2. [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., Gordon A. McDonald
    Grave marker transcription:
    Gordon A. McDonald May 13, 1896 - Dec 22, 1942.
  3. [S10366] July Weddings: McDonald--Suter, StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 09 Jul 1927, Page 21, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Wedding: McDonald--Suter. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  4. [S9806] Deaths: Suter, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 21 May 1965, Page 34, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: David Henry Suter. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  5. [S9807] Deaths: Suter, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 2 Feb 1971, Page 20, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Kathleen Ellen McDonald née Suter. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Fred Hamrick1

M, #40217
Last Edited12 Nov 2019
     Fred married Elizabeth E. Blair.1
     In the obituary of Bessie Hamrick who died 15 December 1971, her second husband, Fred Hamrick was listed as predeceased.2

Family

Elizabeth E. Blair b. 17 May 1888, d. 15 Dec 1971

Citations

  1. [S9809] Boone County Records, Belvidere Daily Republican, Belvidere, Illinois, 14 Oct 1971, Page 10, column 8 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Virginia Clegg née Beydler. Hereinafter cited as Daily Republican.
  2. [S9810] Boone County Records: Bessie Hamrick, Belvidere Daily Republican, Belvidere, Illinois, 16 Dec 1971, Page 8, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Bessie Hamrick née Blair. Hereinafter cited as Daily Republican.

Charles Lee Clegg1

M, #40218, b. 8 May 1939, d. 23 December 2015
Father*LaVerne Clegg2 b. 26 Sep 1906, d. 6 Oct 1985
Mother*Virginia M. Beydler2 b. 10 Jun 1908, d. 12 Oct 1971
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited17 Dec 2019
     He was born on 8 May 1939 at DeKalb, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA.1
     He died on 23 December 2015 at his home at DeKalb, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA, at age 76.3,1
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Predeceased: Laverne Clegg.1 Charles Lee Clegg was buried at Greenview Cemetery (AKA Esmond Cemetery), Esmond, South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USA.3,1
     He also went by the name of Lee Clegg.2,4
     In the obituary of Lee Clegg who died 5 March 1946, his grandson, Lee Clegg was listed as a survivor.4
     In the obituary of Virginia M. Clegg who died 12 October 1971, her son, Lee Clegg was listed as a survivor.2
     In the obituary of Laverne Clegg who died 6 October 1985, his son, Lee Clegg of Malta, was listed as a survivor.5
     November 2019 Research notes:
Determine who the parents are of the following grandchildren:
an unknown person.

Citations

  1. [S9811] Obituaries: Charles Lee Clegg, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, Illinois, 28 12 2015, Page 4, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Charles Lee Clegg. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  2. [S9809] Boone County Records, Belvidere Daily Republican, Belvidere, Illinois, 14 Oct 1971, Page 10, column 8 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Virginia Clegg née Beydler. Hereinafter cited as Daily Republican.
  3. [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., Charles Lee Clegg
    Grave marker transcription:
    CLEGG
    Son & Father Charles L. May 8, 1939 - Dec. 23, 2015 Veteran U.S. Marine Corps.
  4. [S9864] Death Notices: Clegg, Lee, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois, 07 Mar 1946, Page 24, Column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lee Clegg. Hereinafter cited as Chicago Tribune.
  5. [S9813] Deaths: Laverne Clegg, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, Illinois, 07 Oct 1985, Page 5, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Laverne Glegg. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.

John Blair1

M, #40219
Last Edited12 Nov 2019
     John married Cora Kempson.1
     In the obituary of Bessie Hamrick who died 15 December 1971, her father, John Blair was listed as predeceased.1

Family

Cora Kempson
Child

Citations

  1. [S9810] Boone County Records: Bessie Hamrick, Belvidere Daily Republican, Belvidere, Illinois, 16 Dec 1971, Page 8, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Bessie Hamrick née Blair. Hereinafter cited as Daily Republican.

Cora Kempson1

F, #40220
Last Edited12 Nov 2019
     Cora married John Blair.1
     In the obituary of Bessie Hamrick who died 15 December 1971, her mother, Cora Blair was listed as predeceased.1

Family

John Blair
Child

Citations

  1. [S9810] Boone County Records: Bessie Hamrick, Belvidere Daily Republican, Belvidere, Illinois, 16 Dec 1971, Page 8, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Bessie Hamrick née Blair. Hereinafter cited as Daily Republican.