Individual Record 741

Name}   Detwiller, Charles Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Exa 15 Mar 1876 Place} London City, Middlesex, Ontario
Marr.: Date} Exa 28 Jan 1903 Place} Logan Twp., Perth, Ontario     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 27 Mar 1940 Place} , , Saskatchewan
Burial: Date} Aft 27 Mar 1940 Place} Englefeld Union Cemetery, Englefeld, Saskatchewan
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1}   71 = Family notes
Source 2} 281 = Family notes
Source 3} 873 = Birth record
Source 4} 1184=1881 Can cen
Source 5} 917 = 1891 Can cen
Source 6} 930 = 1901 Can cen
Source 7} 905 = Marriage rec
Source 8} 918 = 1906 MB cen
Source 9} 1187=1911 Can cen
Source 10}1188=1916 SK cen
Source 11}1684=1921 Can cen
Source 12}1316=Passenger ls
Source 13}1189=Cemetery rec
Source 14}1413=Cemetery rec
Parents: } John Detwiller & Selina Baker
   Relationship No.} 286
1st Household No.} 514 = London Twp., Middlesex, Ontario
      Occupation 1} Farmer
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Presbyterian
Spouses:   Prime} Brown, Martha May
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Charles Detwiller was born 15 Mar 1876 in Westminster Twp., Middlesex County, Ontario.  He was the first child of John Detwiller and Selina Baker.  His sister Minnie was born in 1878, sister Julia in 1881, sister Emma in 1882, brother John (Will) in 1884, and brother James in 1886.
Shortly after James was born, Charles's family moved west to the Province of Manitoba.  In the 1891 Canada census, they are found living in the Rural Muncipality of Cornwallis.  Charles brother Franklin was born about 1888, and sister Eva was born in 1892.  Moving farther west, his family settled in the Glenwood/Hayfield area of Brandon, Manitoba.

Charles returned to Ontario to marry Martha May Brown on 28 Jan 1903, in Logan Twp., Perth County.  Both were 26 years of age.  In 1906, they were living in Manitoba.  They had two children, Gordon, born in March 1904, and Margarey, born 22 Oct 1905, both in Manitoba.  Charles was was farming next door to his father, John Detwiller.  The family had 10 horses, 8 milk cows, 10 other cattle, and 15 pigs.  A male servant was also living in the household.  Their daughter Margaret was born in March 1907, and daughter Florence in July 1909.  The family moved to Saskatchewan prior to the 1911 census.

In the 1911 Canada census, Charles and Martha were living in the Assiniboia District of Saskatchewan.  Charles was farming.  He had a 3000£ life insurance policy that cost him 100£s in the census year.  Daughter Marion was born about 1912 and daughter Dorothy was born about 1914.  The entire family was listed in the 1921 Canada census.

In 1939, when his son Gordon crossed the U.S. border to vist James Detwiller who was living in British Columbia, Charles was listed as his nearest relative, living in Watson, Saskatchewan.

Charles died 27 Mar 1940, and is buried in the Englefeld Union Cemetery, Englefeld, Saskatchewan.  His wife died three years later and is buried next to him.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
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Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
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Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   7 Nov 2014
Date Created}    1 Nov 2011
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