St. Paul's Cemetery
Wisbeach, Warwick Twp., Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada
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Harriet Ham's obituary ran in the Guide News, Watford and Alvinston pg 5, 31 Mar 1882
DIED In Petrolea on Wednesday March 15th Mrs. Harriet Hawken, mother of George and David Hawken, also of Mrs. Thos. Brent, of Warwick, aged 69 years.
Sarah Jane Hart's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1 & pg 8, 9 Jan 1964
MRS. SARAH J. WILLIAMS Mrs. Thomas James Williams, the former Sarah Jane Hart, died Friday at the home of her
daughter in Ekfrid twp. She was 82 years of age.
Her husband predeceased her about 13 years ago. Until recently Mrs. Williams lived in
Warwick twp. on Highway 7 about 5 miles north of Watford.
She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Clifford Perry (Beatrice), of Appin; two sons, Harold of Warwick twp., Harvey of Port Franks, and a brother Archie Hart of Wyoming.
Rev. H. Steinburg conducted funeral service Monday at 2 p.m. at Harper Funeral Home, Watford. Interment was in Wisbeach cemetery. Pallbearers were Fred McIntosh, Ralph Runnalls, Jack Day, William Ferguson, Wilfred Marriott and Arthur Perry.
Ann married David Morgan.
She appeared on the federal census bt 1851 - 1871 in Adelaide Twp.
Ann Harvey died on 25 Oct 1895 Adelaide Twp; old age.1 She was buried on 27 Oct 1895 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2
Ann Harvey's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1 col 4, 1 Nov 1895
DIED In Adelaide on the 24th, 1895, Ann, relict of the late David Morgan, age 78 years.
Watford Guide-Advocate, Friday, November 1, 1895, p. 5, col. 3
ADELAIDE Another of the old landmarks of the township has passed away in the person of Mrs. Ann, relict of the late David Morgan, 2nd line north, who died on Thursday of last week in her 76th year. The funeral took place on Sunday to the Wisbeach cemetery. Deceased had resided in Adelaide for 55 years and was the mother of 13 children. The surviving members of the family are two sons, David and Joseph, of Warwick; Mrs. R. Morgan and Mrs. John McIlmurray, Warwick; Mrs. D. Johns, Grand Rapids; Mrs. E. Fitzsimons, Pt. Huron; and Misses Carrie, Anna and Almeda at home. Mr. Morgan died eight years ago. The early pioneers are rapidly passing away and in a few years none will be left to relate the experiences of the early settlers in Western Ontario.
Strathroy Age-Dispatch, pg 8, 29 Mar 1878
Hawkin - Brent Married on Thursday, the 21st inst., at Tremere House, the residence of the bride’s father, by the Rev. J. Kennedy, M.A., rector of St. Ann’s, Mr. George Hawkin, to Grace, youngest daughter of W. Brent, Esq.
George Hawken died on 19 Jun 1933 London, at age 79; intestinal obstruction.4 He was buried on 21 Jun 1933 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.5,6
George Hawken's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 23 Jun 1933
GEORGE HAWKEN, ADELAIDE, DIES IN LONDON HOSPITAL
80 Year Old Resident of District Had Lived in London Past Five Years. Burial in Wisbeach Churchyard Wednesday.
A native of England, George Hawken, former resident of Metcalfe and Adelaide townships, died on Monday in Victoria Hospital, London, in his 80th year. He had been ill for a week.
Son of the late Joseph and Harriet Hawken. Mr. Hawken was born in Devonshire, England, and came to Canada with his parents 65 years ago. The family settled first in Metcalfe Township. About nine years later Mr. Hawken moved to Adelaide Township where he resided until five or six years ago, when he went to live in London with his daughter, Mrs. Carl Smith, Forest Hill avenue.
Surviving him are his son, George on the Warwick Adelaide townline; three daughters, Mrs. William McKenzie, West Williams; Mrs. Carl Smith, London, and Mrs. Cecil McKenzie, Peace River.
The funeral was held on Wednesday afternoon, with services conducted at the Hunt funeral home in London and in St. Paul’s church, Wisbeach, where interment was made. Rev. E. C. Jennings, rector of Warwick, officiated at Wisbeach church.
George Leopold Hawken's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1 col 1, 25 Sep 1969
GEORGE L. HAWKEN George L. Hawken passed away in the Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich, on Friday, in his 86th year.
Mr. Hawken was the only son of the late George Hawken and Grace Brent and was born in Adelaide Twp. where he lived most of his life. Later he lived in Arkona at the home of his son LeVerne and for the past two years was a patient in the Zurich Rest Home.
During his lifetime he was a faithful member of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Wisbeach, and served as Church Warden and Lay Delegate to Synod in London.
His wife, Mary Alberta Patterson, predeceased him in 1941. He leaves to mourn his loss three children, LeVerne of Arkona, Gordon of Stratford, [Doreen] Mrs. Bruce Siddall, of Forest; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sister, [Laura] Mrs. Cecil McKenzie, of Brownvale, Alberta; two sisters, [Ada] Mrs. William McKenzie, and [Mary] Mrs. Carl Smith, predeceased him.
Funeral service was held on Monday at St. Paul's Church, Wisbeach with interment in the church cemetery.
The Rev. Morley Thomas officiated at the services assisted by the Rev. William Daunt, of Point Edward.
Pallbearers were: Harry Conkey, James Wilson, Manford Butler, Robert Austin, Keith Howden, Kenneth Evans.
Harper Funeral Home, Watford, was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Strathroy Age-Dispatch, pg 8, 29 Mar 1878
Brent - Hawkin
At the same time and place, Mr. Thomas C. Brent, third son of W. Brent,
Esq., to Jane, only daughter of the late Joseph Hawkin, all of Adelaide.
(married Thursday, March 21, at Tremere House, residence of W. Brent. See marriage notice for George Hawken and Grace Brent).
She appeared on the federal census in 1871 in Metcalfe Twp; 1881 in Warwick Twp.
Jane Hawken's obituary ran in the Guide News, Watford and Alvinston pg 1, 13 Jan 1882
We are sorrowed to learn that Mrs. Thos. Brent, of Warwick, is quite ill with decline. She has been to Toronto for treatment for some time, and lately returned home. Since the above was in type, we learn that Mrs. Brent passed away on Wednesday morning, the 11th inst. The funeral will take place from the family residence for Wisbeach cemetry on Saturday morning, at 10 o'clock.
Guide News, Watford and Alvinston, Friday, January 13, 1882, p. 4
DIED At her residence, in Warwick, on the 11th inst., Mrs. Thomas Brent, aged 30 years and 8 months.
Joseph married Harriet Ham.
He appeared on the federal census of 1871 in Metcalfe Twp.
Joseph Hawken died on 9 Feb 1877 Adelaide Twp; asthma.1 He was buried on 12 Feb 1877 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2,3
Mary Ethel Hawken married Carl C. Smith son of John Oliver Smith and Ruth Moore on 14 Feb 1906 in Adelaide Twp. 2
Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 5, 23 Feb 1906
SMITH - HAWKEN On Wednesday evening, Feb. 14th, there was celebrated at "Poplar Villa," Adelaide, the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hawken, a pretty matrimonial event when their daughter, Mary Ethel, became the bride of Carl C. Smith, of the same vicinity. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. M. Shore in the presence of the immediate relatives and friends of the contracting parties. Promptly at 6.30 p.m., the strains of Mendelssohn's Wedding March, played by Miss Mabel Brent, cousin of the bride, announced the approach of the bridal party. The bride, who was unattended, was given away by her father and was dressed in a grey travelling suit. After the marriage ceremony a dainty wedding dejeuner was partaken of after which the rest of the evening was spent in games and social amusement. The young couple left on the following day for Toronto and Niagara Falls taking with them the best wishes of their many friends.
She appeared on the federal census of 1881 in Adelaide Twp.
Mary Ethel Hawken died on 20 Apr 1949 Strathroy, Middlesex Co., at age 68. She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.3
Strathroy Age-Dispatch, pg 4, 21 Apr 1949
SMITH - In Strathroy Hospital on Wednesday, April 20, 1949, Mary Hawken Smith, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Hawken. Resting at Denning Bros. Funeral Home where services will be held on Friday, April 22 at 2.30 p.m. Interment in Wisbeach Cemetery, Warwick Township.
Strathroy Age-Dispatch, pg 4, 28 Apr 1949
MRS. MARY SMITH Funeral services were held Friday from Denning Bros. Funeral Home for Mrs.
Mary Smith who died in Strathroy Hospital on Wednesday, April 20, after a
lengthy illness. Canon H. Ashby conducted the services and burial was in
Wisbeach cemetery, Warwick Township. Pallbearers were Bruce Siddall, John
Muxlow, Laverne Hawken, Hugh Fletcher, Wilbert Eastman, and Gordon Hawken.
Born in Adelaide Township, she was the daughter of the late George Hawken and the former Grace Brent. A resident of Strathroy for the past ten years, she was a member of St. John's Anglican Church. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Wm. McKenzie, of Arkona, and Mrs. Cecil McKenzie, of Brownville, Alta.; and one brother, George Hawken of Adelaide Township.
Andrew W. Hay died on 26 Nov 1964 Sarnia, at age 79; stroke. He was buried on 28 Nov 1964 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.
Andrew W. Hay's obituary ran in the The Sarnia Observer pg 13 col 6, 28 Nov 1964
Stricken Man Found In Home After Two Days
FOREST - Andrew Hay, 81, of Broadway street, Forest, found by two friends 48 hours after he had suffered a stroke last week, died Thursday in Sarnia General Hospital.
Almost daily for the past 20 years Mr. Hay had ridden his bicycle downtown to spend the afternoon talking to residents. When he did not appear for two days, Marvin Ellis and Paul Sebo went to his house. Police broke down the locked door when Mr. Hay's two friends heard groans behind it.
Mr. Hay farmed near Arkona prior to moving to Forest about 25 years ago. He was unmarried.
Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Stella Smith, Thamesville, and Mrs. George Richardson, Strathroy.
Services were held Saturday from the Denning Brothers’ funeral home, Strathroy, with interment in Wisbeach Cemetery Lambton County.
The Forest Standard, Thursday, pg 3 col 3, 3 Dec 1964
Andrew Hay, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. David Hay, of Arkona, passed away in Sarnia General Hospital on Friday, November 27, 1964, in his 81st year.
Mr. Hay farmed near Arkona prior to moving to Broadway Street, Forest, about 25 years ago. He was unmarried.
Surviving are two sisters: Mrs. Stella Smith of Thamesville and Mrs. George Richardson of Strathroy.
The remains rested at the Denning Funeral Home, Strathroy, where service was held on Saturday, November 28, at 2 p.m. Interment in Wisbeach Cemetery.
He appeared on the federal census of 1861 Warwick Twp, 1870 Saginaw, Michigan, 1881 - 1911 in Warwick Twp.
David Hay died on 8 May 1929 Strathroy, Middlesex Co., at age 86; heart failure, old age.1 He was buried on 9 May 1929 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2
Strathroy Age-Dispatch, pg 4, 9 May 1929
HAY - In Strathroy, on Wednesday morning, May 8, David Hay, in his 87th year. The funeral will take place from W. H. Tanton & Son’s Funeral Home to St. John’s Anglican Church, on Friday afternoon, May 10, where service will be held at 2.30. Interment in Wisbeach Cemetery.
Strathroy Age-Dispatch, pg 1, 16 May 1929
Death of David Hay There passed away at the family residence, Metcalfe St., on the 8th of May, David Hay, in his 87th year. Though he had been ill since October, death came suddenly. He was born in Arkona, where he grew to young manhood. He then went to Saginaw, Mich., where he engaged in the lumbering business for some years before returning to Warwick, where he took up farming. Seven years ago he retired to Strathroy, where he had since resided. He is survived by his widow, formerly Bruzina Woodbridge of Detroit, and three daughters and two sons: Mrs. Stella Smith, of Gladstone, Man.; Mrs. Wm. Gunness, of Starbuck, Man.; Miss Grace and Andrew and Harold, at home. The funeral took place on Friday afternoon from the family residence to Wisbeach cemetery, the services being conducted by Rev. George Pugsley. The pallbearers were: Messrs. R. M. Trueman, E. Plaxton, G. Robotham, E. J. Wright, R. H. Wilson and F. L. E. Evans. Among those from a distance attending the funeral were Mrs. Potter, of Detroit, Mrs. E. J. Mackie, of Seers, Mich., and Andrew Hay, of Watford.
Edward Trumbell Hay died on 1 Jul 1904 Sudbury, at age 25; perotinitis following typhoid fever.1
He was buried 5 Jul 1904 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2
Edward Trumbell Hay's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 5, 8 Jul 1904
It is our sad duty to record the death of Edward Rumball Hay, second eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. David Hay, which took place at Sudbury on July 1st. The deceased left here in March to visit his brother Walter in Manitoba and while there was taken sick with typhoid fever. As soon as he was able to be around again he left for home, but becoming worse again he was obliged to stop at Sudbury where he has remained for the past two months. He had been steadily gaining in health and was expected to leave for home on the first of July but on the day before he was taken with a sudden relapse and died the following noon. The remains were sent home, arriving at Thedford at 6 o'clock Monday evening, and were taken to the family residence, 4th line Warwick. The funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon to the Wisbeach cemetery. The services were conducted by the Rev. Mr. Hannahson, assisted by the Woodmen of the World and the Maccabees of which the deceased was a member. Mr. and Mrs. Hay have the deep sympathy of the community in their bereavement.
He appeared on the federal census 1901 -1911 in Warwick Twp.
Harold Byron Hay died in 1955. He was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.1
He appeared on the federal census bt 1881 - 1891 in Warwick Twp. He lived on Lot 27 Con 5 SER.
Leverett Woodbridge Hay died on 20 Apr 1898 at age 21; scarletina nephritis1 He was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2
Walter G. Hay died on 4 Nov 1915 Selkirk, Manitoba, at age 34. He was buried on 9 Nov 1915 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.1
Walter G. Hay's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1, 12 Nov 1915
Walter Hay, formerly of Warwick, died at his home in Selkirk, Man., on Thursday, Nov. 4th, after a long illness, aged 34 years, 8 months and 16 days. He leaves a wife and three small children. The remains were sent here for interment and the funeral took place from the home of his father, Mr. David Hay, lot 27, con. 5, N.E.R., on Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. Hannahson conducting the service. Interment was made in Wisbeach cemetery.
Henry married Jane Unknown.
He appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1871 in Warwick Twp.
Henry Healey died on 31 Aug 1875. He was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.1
She appeared on the federal census bt 1861-1911 in Warwick Twp.
Matilda Avis Hipkins's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 4 & pg 5, 21 Nov 1913
Mrs. Alfred Williams, lot 26, con. 1, S.E.R., passed away on Tuesday last after a short illness, in her 70th year. The funeral was held on Thursday afternoon to the Wisbeach cemetery.
DIED In Warwick, on Tuesday, Nov. 18th, 1913, Matilda, beloved wife of Alfred Williams aged 69 years, 3 months, 6 days.
Matilda Avis Hipkins's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 4, 28 Nov 1913
Mrs. Matilda Williams, wife of Alfred Williams, departed from this life on the 18th of November, 1913, in her 70th year. She was born in Blenheim, county of Waterloo, and removed with her parents, the late Richard Hipkins and family, to the 4th line, S.E.R., Warwick, in the year 1853, and there lived until her marriage to Alfred Williams and removed to Wisbeach, where she still resided. In early life she was a Methodist, but later on she united with the Church of England, and after a few weeks of illness passed with the redeemed. Beside her husband she leaves to mourn her loss two sisters, namely, Mrs. William Morgan, of Kingscourt, and Mrs. David Williamson, of Sutorville; and one brother Thomas Hipkins, of Flint, Mich; one daughter, Mrs. Wm. Topping of Arkona, and one son, Richard, at home. The funeral took place on Thursday afternoon to Wisbeach cemetery, Rev. W.M. Shore officiating. The pallbearers were John, Thomas and Geo. Chambers, William Waun, C. Williams and J. Williams.
Sarah Ann Hipkins's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1, 10 Aug 1928
MRS. JAMES A. McINTOSH A sad death occurred on Friday morning at her late residence, lot 18, concession 1, Warwick, when Sarah Ann Hipkins, wife of James A. McIntosh, passed away. Although being in poor health for the past five years, she has only been seriously ill since Tuesday, and her death came as a shock to the family and her many friends throughout the community. Mrs. McIntosh was born in Warwick Township and was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hipkins. She has lived in Warwick Township all her life. She was 57 years of age and is the last of her own family. While in good health she was an active member of the Anglican Church.
Besides her sorrowing husband she leaves to mourn her loss, two sons, Fred and George at home, and two daughters, Linda, a graduate nurse of Port Huron, Mich., and Ina at home. The funeral was held on Sunday at three o'clock and interment was made in Wisbeach cemetery. Her pallbearers were William Watson, Andrew Iles, William J. Howden, Thomas Williams, Robert Morgan and D. A. Ross. The attendance at the funeral service was one of the largest and was conducted by Rev. E. C. Jennings, rector of Warwick and Wisbeach churches.
Those attending the funeral from a distance were: her half-sisters, Mrs. Tracy and Mrs. Bolton; her three half-brothers, Ed. Hipkins, Fred Hipkins and Dave Hipkins, all of Flint, Mich; Mr. William Corey, Algonac; Miss Martha Corey, Sarnia; Mr. and Mrs. Blank, Mr. and Mrs. Graham, Port Huron; Mr. and Mrs. Harry James, Pontiac, Mich; Mr. and Mrs. George Mitchell, and family, Mrs. Catharine Philips; Miss Ruby Philips, Mr. and Mrs. Copeland, all of Sarnia; Mr. George McIntosh, Toronto; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Shipley, Miss Margaret McIntosh, Mr. Jack McIntosh, Mr. Tom McIntosh, Mr. Will McIntosh, Mr. and Mrs. George E. Robson and family, Mr. Harry Shipley and Mr. Jack Thirlwel, all of Ilderton; Mrs. Bart Robson and family, and Miss Linda Robson, of London; Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Oakes and family, Mr. and Mrs. Will Topping, Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Topping of Arkona; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Shipley, Mr. Jack Shipley, Mr. Norman McIntosh of Forest; Mr. Reg. McIntosh, Windsor; Mrs. Reg. McIntosh, Mr. Leslie McIntosh, Mr. and Mrs. Jack McIntosh, and Mr. Mac McIntosh, of Watford.
Jane married Edward Kersey.
She appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1871 in Warwick Twp.
Jane Hodgson's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate 10 Dec 1880
OBITUARY We are sorry to have to record the death of another resident of Watford, Mrs. Edward Kersey, who departed this life on the morning the 6th inst., after a protracted illness of about one year, during which time she suffered from the effects of cancer in the side. During the last three months she suffered greatly from pain and prostration, not having left her bed during the whole time. She died at about the age of 73 years, and was interred in the Church of England cemetery at Wisbeach, on Tuesday last, the funeral proceeding from her daughter’s on the Main Road, where the old lady had been living for the last few months.
George N. Howden died on 26 Jun 1875 at age 1 month, 17 days. He was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.1
Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 27 May 1949
Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Mireault, of Montreal, announce the engagement of their daughter, Nanon, to Mr. Harold S. Howden, of Montreal, son of Mrs. Howden and the late W. J. Howden of Warwick. The marriage will take place quietly the latter part of May.
Harold Smith married Marie Josette Anne (Nan) Mireault, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Mireault.
Harold Smith Howden died on 27 Jul 1984 Vancouver, British Columbia, at age 75. He was buried on 6 Oct 1984 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach2
Harold Smith Howden's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 5 col 4, 12 Sep 1984.
Harold Smith Howden, F.L.M.I., C.L.U., formerly of Watford and Sarnia, Ontario, passed away in Vancouver on Friday, July 27th, 1984.
He was the beloved husband of the late Nan (October 16, 1983) and dear father of Robert of Toronto and Catherine (Mrs. Ronald J. Argue) of Vancouver.
Also survived by two grandchildren, Rowand and Emily Nan, as well as a sister, Marjorie Monkhouse, of Forest.
Mr. Howden was employed by Mutual Life of Canada from 1931 until his retirement in 1971.
A memorial service and committal of ashes of both Nan and Harold Howden, will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Wisbeach, on Saturday, October 6th, 1984, at 10 a.m.
Helena Adeline (Lena) Howden's obituary ran in the Guide-Advocate, Watford, pg 1 col 3, 7 Oct 1892
DIED In Warwick, on Monday, October 3rd, Lena A. Howden, second youngest child of John and Ellen Howden, aged 10 years and 24 days.
The Guide-Advocate, Watford, Friday, pg 5 col. 2, 7 Oct 1892
Lena, the 10 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Howden, died on Monday after a short illness. Interment at St. Paul's cemetery, Wisbeach, on Wednesday. Service conducted by the Rev. H. A. Thomas.
He was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach; recorded in plot book.1
John Howden was born on 27 May 1826 in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Ireland.
He emmigrated in 1835 as a lad, first settling in Caledon followed by Warwick Twp in 1855. He appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1901 in Warwick Twp.
John married Helen Watson, daughter of George Watson and Mary Young, on 16 Jul 1861. He lived on Lot 27 Con 1 SER, Warwick Twp.
Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 4, 11 Aug 1905
DIED - In Warwick, on Wednesday, August 9th, 1905, John Howden, aged 79 years, 2 months.
Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 4, 11 Aug 1905
An old and highly respected resident of Warwick passed away on Wednesday in the person of Mr. John Howden of Wisbeach in his 80th year. Deceased had been in failing health for some months. The funeral takes place on Friday at 2.30 p.m. Interment at St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.
Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 4, 25 Aug 1905
The late Mr. John Howden, whose death took place on August 9th, was born in Enniskillen, County of Fermanagh, Ireland, in 1826. He came to Canada in 1835, sailing from Londonderry, the voyage taking 13 weeks and 3 days. He first located in Caledon, coming to Warwick in 1855, where he continued to reside on lot 27, con. 1, S.E.R. to the time of his death. In 1860 he was married to Helen Watson, and is survived by the following family: Mrs. H. Stoner, Bosanquet; Mrs. Wm. Willoughby, Ithaca, Mich.; Mrs. D. Hamilton, Watford; Esther, Kate and Mattie, Detroit; Lulu, Watford; William, at home; John and David, Toronto and George, dental student. Deceased was highly esteemed in the community for his kind and genial disposition. In politics he was a staunch Conservative, and a member of the Church of England. The funeral took place to the Wisbeach cemetery on August 11 and was largely attended. The service was conducted by the Rev. W. M. Shore. The pall bearers were old neighbors Jas. Orr, D. Watson, Wm. Watson, Ben Parker and John Downham.
John Keith married Reta Thelma Stephenson, daughter of George Stephenson and Sarah E. Swan, on 16 Sep 1933 in Petrolia.
Their wedding announcement ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 22 Sep 1933
HOWDEN - STEPHENSON A quiet wedding was solemnized at St. Paul's United church parsonage, Petrolia, at one p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16th, when Reta Thelma, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. O. Stephenson, of Watford, was united in marriage to John Keith Howden, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Howden, Warwick. Rev. H. V. Workman, formerly of Watford, performed the ceremony.
The bride was gowned in wine silk velvet with shoulderette of Johanna Hill roses. Large black satin hat, black satin slippers and gloves completed the costume.
The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Marjory Stephenson, of Watford, who wore a brown triple sheer crepe dress with brown hat, shoes and gloves to match. Harold Howden, of Belleville, brother of the groom, acted as groomsman.
After the ceremony a luncheon was served at the home of the bride's parents to the immediate families.
Mr. and Mrs. Howden left on a motor trip to Toronto and Montreal returning through New York state. The bride travelled in a brown tweed swagger suit and accessories to match.
John Keith Howden died on 12 Sep 1977 at age 70. He was buried on 15 Sep 1977 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2
John Keith Howden's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 14 Sep 1977
JOHN KEITH HOWDEN John Keith Howden, of R. 8, Watford, passed away on Monday, September 12, 1977, in his 71st year.
He is survived by his wife, the former Reta Stephenson, one daughter, Mrs. Gary Jeffrey (Lois), St. John's, Newfoundland, and two sons, John, Warwick Twp., and Ronald, Toronto as well as two granddaughters Sarah Ann and Rebecca Ann.
One sister, Mrs. Marjorie Monkhouse, Forest and one brother, Harold, Sarnia, survive as well.
The funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. Brown, of Glencoe, on Thursday at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Wisbeach with interment in Wisbeach Cemetery.
Lillian's obituary reads "son" in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1, 3 Apr 1914
DIED In Warwick, on Monday, March 30th 1914, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Howden.
Watford Guide-Advocate pg 5, 3 Apr 1914
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Howden, Main road, born on Saturday last, passed away Monday morning and was buried at Wisbeach cemetery on Monday afternoon, Rev. W. M. Shore taking the service.
Mary Jane Howden died on 20 Jan 1892 Watford, at age 51. She was buried on 22 Jan 1892 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.1,2
Mary Jane Howden's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1 col 2, 22 Jan 1892
DIED In Watford, on Wednesday, 20th January, 1892, Mary Jane Howden, aged 50 years, 11 months, and 20 days.
The Guide-Advocate, Watford, Friday, pg 1 col 2, 22 Jan 1892
Miss Mary J. Howden, eldest daughter of Mrs. Howden, of this place, who has been in delicate health for some time, passed peacefully away on Wednesday night. Deceased was respected and esteemed by all who had the pleasure of her acquaintance, and the family have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement. The funeral leaves the family residence to-day (Friday) at 1 p.m. for the Wisbeach cemetery.
Noble Howden died on 27 Apr 1902 Adelaide Twp, at age 77; old age.2 He was buried on 29 Apr 1902 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach; no gravestone.
Noble Howden's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1 col 3, 2 May 1902
Noble Howden, one of the oldest residents of the township, died at his home near Arkona on Sunday last aged 81 years. The funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon to the Wisbeach cemetery. The Rev. F. G. Newton conducted the sermon.
Samuel married Jane Robinson in 1839.
He appeared on the federal census in 1851 in Walpole Twp; 1861-1871 Warwick Twp.
Samuel Howden died on 15 Feb 1879 Watford, at age 62; asthma, heart disease.1 He was buried on 17 Feb 1879 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2
Samuel Howden's obituary ran in the Alvinston News pg 3, 26 Feb 1879
ANOTHER OLD SETTLER GONE It is our melancholy duty this week to announce the death of Samuel Howden, Sr., of Watford. The deceased at the time of his death, aged 62 years, was a native of the County Fermaugh, Ireland, from where he emigrated to Upper Canada in the year 1835. He settled in the Township of Albion, where he resided four years. From thence he moved to Toronto, a short time before called Little York. During his stay there he was on active duty in assisting to quell the rebellion that existed in 1838 and 1839. He afterwards removed himself and family to the Township of Walpole, in the County of Haldimand, where he resided nine years engaged in agricultural pursuits. From thence he removed in the latter part of 1854, to the Township of Warwick, where he purchased a farm on the Main Road, near Wisbeach, where he again engaged in agricultural pursuits. In the year 1868, he was elected as Deputy-Reeve, his competitor being John D. Eccles, Esq., the vote being a tie, the then Township Clerk gave the casting vote in favor of Mr. Howden, thus enabling him to hold a seat in the County Council for the Township of Warwick, together with the present Reeve of Watford, who was Reeve in that year. Deceased removed to Watford in 1873. In the year 1874 Watford became incorporated as a village, when he was appointed Clerk to the embryo Council, a position which he held with credit to himself and the Council up to the time of his death. In private life he was a consistent member of the Orange order for many years, Conservative in politics, at the same time having a large measure of Christian charity, freely and frankly according to others, the same right to exercise their own judgement as he enjoyed himself. Of a social, unassuming and warm hearted disposition to all with whom he became associated with, both in private and public life, he was respected and esteemed, as was strikingly evinced by the large concourse of those who attended and followed his remains to their last resting place, Wisbeach cemetery, on Monday last, 17th inst. a very eloquent and impressive sermon was delivered by the officiating clergyman, Rev. J. Kennedy of Adelaide.
Watford Guide-Advocate, Friday, pg 4, 30 Oct 1903
A quiet home wedding took place at the residence of Mr. Wm. Smith, 4th line, on Wednesday afternoon of last week, when his eldest daughter, Miss Lillian, was united in marriage to Mr. Wm. J. Howden, of Wisbeach. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. E. B. Horne, B. A., in the presence of the immediate relatives of the contracting parties. Mr. Howden and bride left the same evening for their new home, accompanied by the best wishes of their many friends.
He was noticed in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1 col 3, 7 Apr 1933
WILL HOWDEN, WISBEACH, WITH FRACTURED ARM William Howden, well known farmer of the Main Road, east, in Warwick, is in Victoria hospital, London, this week recovering from a fractured left arm at the elbow, received last Saturday about noon, when a ladder on which he was standing in the barn gave way, and he fell to the floor, striking his elbow. Fortunately there has been no indication of internal injury, and beyond a severe shaking up, it is believed he will make steady progress.
William James Howden died on 19 Oct 1948 Strathroy, Middlesex Co., at age 79; heart condition. He was buried on 22 Oct 1948 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2,3
William James Howden's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1 col 1, 22 Oct 1948
WM. J. HOWDEN OF WISBEACH Wm. J. Howden, member of a pioneer Wisbeach family which settled on the London road in Warwick twp. nearly a century ago, died in Strathroy hospital on Tuesday evening, aged 80 years. He had been in failing health from a heart condition over the past year, but had been in hospital for only ten days.
Surviving are his widow, formerly Lillian Smith, of Warwick, and a family of two sons and one daughter: Keith, on an adjoining farm, Harold of Montreal, and Mrs. Harold Monkhouse [Marjorie] of Bosanquet twp; also three brothers and four sisters: Dr. George N. Howden, of Watford, David of Moose Jaw, Sask., John of Toronto, Mrs. Davis Hamilton, Watford, Mrs. George Dykeman [Catherine], Misses Mattie and Lulu Howden, all of Detroit.
The funeral service will be conducted at his late residence at Wisbeach this Friday afternoon at 2.30 by Rev. Harold F. Cross, with interment in nearby St. Paul's church cemetery. The pallbearers are Wm. E. Parker, Walter Wilson, Robert and James Watson, Eugene and Richard Williams, six lifelong neighbors.
Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 12 Jul 1907
On Wednesday, June 26th, a happy event took place at the home of Mrs. Perry, Main Road, when her daughter, Drusilla E. Perry, was married to Andrew A. Iles, Rev. E. B. Horne officiating. There was a large number of relatives and friends present and the decorations were very tasteful. The wedding march was played by Jean Ross; little Anna Auld, niece of the bridegroom was flower girl, and another niece, Merle Dodds was maid-of-honor. The bride was handsomely gowned in white silk. The young couple will be at home to their friends at their residence, Main Road, after August 1st.
Andrew Archibald Iles's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1 col 6, 22 Jul 1938
ANDREW ILES PASSES SUDDENLY IN WARWICK
Death came with startling suddenness last weekend to one of Warwick Township's best known farmers, Mr. Andrew Iles, at his home on the Main road east. After being stricken with a slight stroke on Friday, he passed away after a heart attack on Sunday afternoon. Mr. Iles, who was in his 72nd year was a lifelong resident of Wisbeach district.
Surviving are his widow, who was formerly Drusilla Perry, of Warwick; one brother, George Iles, also of the Main road, and two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Auld and Mrs. Jennie Auld, of Watford.
The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon, with service at his late residence, conducted by Rev. E. C. Jennings, and interment in St. Paul's church cemetery, Wisbeach.
The pallbearers were: Gene and Richard Williams, Bob Watson, Walter Wilson, George Hawken, and Asahel Bryson.
Doris Wilhelmine married Thomas Robert Williamson on 20 Sep 1939 in Salford.
Doris Wilhelmine Iles died on 11 Feb 2003 London, at age 87. She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.
Doris Wilhelmine Iles's obituary ran in the London Free Press, pg B5, 13 Feb 2003
WILLIAMSON At Trafalgar Terrace Retirement Home, London on Tuesday, February 11th, 2003, Mrs. Doris (Iles) Williamson of London in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Col. Thomas Williamson. Dear mother of Anne Williamson of Toronto, Jane Williamson of Vancouver, Bob Williamson and his wife Marilyn of Lubboc, Texas and Tom Williamson and his wife Linda of London. Dear sister-in-law of Mrs. Ellen Ling of London. Also loved by her grandchildren Trevor and Allison; Emily; Paul and Adam; and Tommy and her great-grandson Noah. Cremation with interment of cremated remains in St. Paul's Anglican Church Cemetery, Wisbeach, Ontario. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. A Service of Remembrance will be held at St. James Westminster Anglican Church, 115 Askin Street near Wortley Road, London on Friday, February 14th at 11:00 a.m. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
George Johnston Iles died on 12 Jan 1946 London, at age 68. He was buried on 14 Jan 1946 St. Paul's Cemetery Wisbeach.4,5
George Johnston Iles's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1 col 7, 18 Jan 1946
GEORGE JOHNSTON ILES In Victoria Hospital, London, on Saturday, January 12th, 1946, death came suddenly to George Johnston Iles in his 68th year. He had farmed in Warwick Township until three months ago, when he moved to London to live with his daughter, Mrs. T. Williamson, 225 Edward st. He was a member of St. Paul’s Anglican church, Wisbeach.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lester Wallace [Frances] of Kerrwood, and Mrs. T. Williamson [Doris] of London; one grandchild, Anne Lenore Williamson; and two sisters, Mrs. Jane Auld and Mrs. Eleanor Auld, both of Watford. His wife, formerly Alice Elizabeth Tanner, predeceased him in March, 1939.
On Monday, Rev. H.F. Cross conducted a brief service at the W.H. Harper & Son Funeral Home, Watford, after which the remains were taken to St. Paul’s church, Wisbeach, for a public service. Interment was in St. Paul's cemetery. The pallbearers were George Hawken, Keith Howden, Asahel Bryson, Will Bryson, Roy Willoughby and Jack Day.
Relatives were present from Port Huron, Toronto, St. Thomas, London and Thedford.
Mary married Wildridge Moore.
She appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1881 in Warwick Twp.
Robert W. Jones died on 6 Mar 1910 at sea. He was buried at sea and his marker is on the right pillar of the gates leading into St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach1
Edward married Jane Hodgson.
He appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1871 in Warwick Twp.
Edward Kersey died on 4 Jun 1876 Watford; stoppage of urine. His tombstone records 15 June as death date.1 He was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2
He appeared on the federal census bt 1871 - 1881 in Warwick Twp. He was a member of the Salvation Army.
Edward James Kersey's obituary ran in the Sarnia Observer pg 7, 12 Sep 1890
KERSE In Warwick, on Sept. 3rd, Edward J. Kerse, aged 23 years, 10 mos. and 16 days.
James married Susannah Clark, daughter of William Clark and Hannah Linnell, on 2 Jan 1861.
His obituary ran in the The Guide News, Watford and Alvinston, pg 8, 15 Dec 1882
DIED - KERSEY In Warwick, on the 9th inst., James Kersey, aged 48 years and 6 months.
Jane Kersey's obituary ran in the Sarnia Observer pg 4, 24 Oct 1890
We have this week to record the third death in the Kersey family inside of a month. On Friday morning of last week Miss Jane Kersey, 2nd line, S.E.R., succumbed to an attack of typhoid fever, her mother and brother being victims to the disease. The funeral took place to the Adelaide cemetery, on the following Saturday. The surviving members of the family have the heartfelt sympathy of the community in their sad affliction.
Florence Caroline Leach's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 5 col 3, 22 Nov 1895
DIED In Warwick, on Friday, Nov. 15th, 1895, Florence C., daughter of Edward Leitch, aged 19 years, 9 months and 27 days.
Watford Guide-Advocate, Friday, pg 4 col 1, 22 Nov 1895
The death took place on Friday last, at the home of her brother-in-law, Archie McGregor, Main Road, of Miss Florence C., daughter of the late Edward Leitch, in her 20th year. Deceased had been in delicate health for some months. The funeral took place to the Wisbeach cemetery on Sunday afternoon.
She appeared on the federal census in 1881 in Warwick Twp.
Melissa Leach married Charles McGregor, son of Thomas McGregor and Ann Merritt, on 22 Sep 1886 in Warwick Township.1
Melissa Leach's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 8 col 3, 13 Feb 1891
DIED In Warwick on Feb. 11th Mrs. Charles McGregor, aged 26 years, 1 month and 20 days.
Theresa Leach married Archibald McGregor, son of Thomas McGregor and Ann Merrit, on 4 Mar 1891 in Warwick Twp.1
Theresa Leach's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 4 col 3, 9 Jun 1899
DIED In Warwick, on Monday, June 5th 1899, Theresa, beloved wife of Arch. McGregor, aged 31 years, 11 months, 11 days.
The Guide-Advocate, Watford, Friday, pg 1 col 5, 9 Jun 1899
After a lingering illness Theresa, wife of Arch. McGregor, Main Road, passed away on Monday, in her 32nd year. The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon, to the Wisbeach Cemetery, the service being conducted by the Rev. F.G. Newton, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Downie, of Watford. Deceased leaves a husband and family of three young children.
Janette married Alfred Tanner on 25 Apr 1866 in Port Huron, St. Clair Co, Michigan.
She appeared on the federal census bt 1871 - 1901 in Warwick Twp.
Janette Linklater's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 29 Mar 1907
Janette, relict of the late Alfred Tanner, died quite suddenly at the home of her son Robert, con. 1, S.E.R., on Thursday, in her sixty-first year. Deceased had not been feeling well for a few days, but her condition was not regarded as serious, and the end was quite unexpected. Mr. Tanner died about six years ago, and the surviving members of the family are two sons, Robert and Arthur, both of Warwick. The funeral took place on Saturday afternoon to the Wisbeach cemetery, and was conducted by the Rev. W. M. Shore. The pall bearers were Alfred and Charles Williams, Jas. Tanner, F. Cook, D. Ross and F. Wordsworth.