Individual Record 722

Name}   Detwiller, Innis Milton Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Exa 26 May 1883 Place} Fullarton Twp., Perth, Ontario
Marr.: Date} Fam 10 Jul  1912 Place}       (Link)
Death: Date} Fam 29 Jan 1976 Place} Watrus, Saskatchewan
Burial: Date} Aft  29 Jan 1976 Place}  
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1}   71 = Family notes
Source 2} 213 = Photograph
Source 3} 281 = Family notes
Source 4} 407 = Newspaper
Source 5} 410 = Obituary
Source 6} 873 = Birth record
Source 7} 908 = 1891 Can cen
Source 8} 946 = 1916 SK cen
Source 9} 953 = Passenger ls
Source 10}956 = Geog history
Source 11}957 = Homestead
Source 12}1360=Voter record
Source 13}1362=Photograph
Source 14}1363=Genealogy
Parents: } Alexander Detwiller & Elizabeth Parker
   Relationship No.} 219
1st Household No.} 351 = Mitchell, Perth, Ontario
      Occupation 1} Farmer
       Occupation 2} Grain agent
  Religion/Church} Presbyterian
Spouses:   Prime} Austin, Ethel
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Innis Milton Detwiller was born 26 May 1883 in St. Marys District, Fullarton Twp., Ontario.  His parents were Alexander and Elizabeth Parker Detwiller.  He was the twelth of thirteen children.
Innis' older siblings were Rebecca, born in 1860, Marion, 1862, Elizabeth, 1865, John, 1867, Alexander, 1870, Annie, 1873, William, 1875, James, 1876, and Isabella, 1878.  Bertha, born in 1869, died as an infant, and Christopher, 1863, died in 1876.  His younger brother Robert was born in 1885.

In 1887, Alexander Detwiller, his father died.  In the 1891 Canada census, he was living with his mother Elizabeth, sisters Marion and Isabella, and brother James in the town of Mitchell.

Click to enlarge According to family notes, Innis married Ethel Austin on 10 Jul 1912, place not given.  In the 1916 Saskatchewan census, he and Ethel were living in Wood Creek, Last Mountain, Saskatchewan.  The homestead was located on the SW Sec. 10, Twp. 28, Range 25, W2nd Meridian.  He was listed as a farmer.  Two of his brothers, James Gavin and Robert Hamilton were farming adjacent lots.

On 4 Dec 1917, he and Ethel are reported arriving in Seattle, Washington, via Vancouver, British Columbia, on a trip to Alhambra, California.  Seen at the right is the Christmas gathering of Canadian and California relatives at 22 N. Fifth Street, Alhambra.  It included Detwillers, Nobles, Olsons, and Deans.

Innis Milton Detwiller When Innis' sister Marion died in January 1919, the newspaper reported him as living in Imperial, Saskatchewan.  He is not found in the 1921 Canada census.  He is shown at left with his mother and three of his brothers.  He farmed until 1929, when he and Ethel moved into the town of Imperial.  In 1935, 1938, 1940, and 1956, Innis is listed in the Canada Voters Lists as an agent, then as a gentleman, in the Lake Centre electoral district.  He became a grain buyer for Western Grain Company.  In 1957, 1958, 1962, 1963, and 1965, he was in the Moose Jaw-Lake Centre electoral district.

According to family notes, Innis died 29 Jan 1976, in Watrus, Saskatchewan.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Innis Milton Detwiller
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Innis Milton
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 26 Jan 2014
Date Created}  10 Oct 1999
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