Descendants of Samuel* Webster


Edward Owen (Eddie) Keatley

Eddie died from influenza which was epidemic at that time [DavidDewar]

20. Ethel Louisa Watson

Ethel life came to a tragic end when she burned to death. She was athome with her young child, Phyllis, making furniture polish by heatinga mixture of wax and turpentine on her gas stove. The mixtureoverflowed and caught fire. In trying to put out the fire, Ethel'sclothes caught fire. A neighbour heard her screams and ran over, onlyto meet her at the front door enveloped in flames. Another neighbourran over with a blanket and put out the flames and called anambulance. Ethel's concern at the time was not for herself, but forher baby. One of the neighbours retrieved Phyllis, unharmed, and itis said that a happy smile lit Ethyl's face when she saw her babyunharmed. She died in hospital that evening. [information fromobituaries]

21. Webster* Meerks Watson

The name Webster Meerks is derived from two sides of the family. Onthe Watson side, the Meerks name comes from the grandmother, who wasmistakenly assumed to be Jane Meerks (see the note under her correctname "Jane Marks"). The given name of Webster comes from his mother'sside. Her parents, Samuel Webster and Amelie Desjardins had 2 sonsand 6 daughters. The youngest son William died young from drowning ina well. It is presumed that the oldest, Peter, died before gettingmarried since "the girls in the family were asked to name a boy"Webster" in order to keep the family name alive.

Edith* (Edythe) Frances Stanfield

Baptismal certificate shows "Edith Frances" but she went by "Edythe"later in life.

Ruby V. Dawson

of Stonefield, Quebec

51. William (Bill) Donald Greig

Died in action in WWII in France

54. James Angus Watson

"given by adoption on the death of his mother to James Watson and hiswife Annie, at Point Fortune, Quebec." - Family Bible

He was adopted straight out of the hospital to the Watson family (norelation). He didn't get acquainted with his blood siblings until hewas 17 years old [Muriel Greig Fetch, 2013]

26. Marion Louise Douglas

Doreen Davidson has name as "Marion Louise Douglas"

Marion Louise Woodward (Douglas) died April 13, 1970 in Vancouver.
She was born September 12, 1892 in Saskatchewan. Husband was PercivalArchibald
Woodward. Father was William Mair Douglas and Mary Anne HarrietWebster.
Informant was Robert E. McKechnie, her personal physician. She diedof
arteriosclerotic cardio vascular disease, due to diabetes, gangrene ofthe right
foot. Also contributing to the death was cirrhosis of the liver,previous
stroke and aneurysm of iliac artery. [Margaret Dowd, 2007 email]

Percival Archibald Woodward

name on death certificate listed as Archibald Percy Woodward [DoreenDavidson]

56. William Douglas Woodward

Death possibly due to cancer - had a malignant tumour (possible in thethigh) removed on December 20, 1934. [Doreen Davidson, 2001]

30. John Webster (Webster) Davidson

Rat Portage, Ontario listed as birthplace on birth certificate -Norman, Ontario place of residence at birth - both towns now known asKenora [Doreen Davidson]

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