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Friday, June 22, 2012

Funeral Card Friday: David Williams, Warwick, Ontario, 1901

Blessed are they that do His commandments for they may have right to the tree of life and may enter in through the gate into the city. ---Rev. 22:14.

In Loving Remembrance of 
David Williams,
who died at Warwick, Ont., on Monday
June 3rd, 1901,
Aged 92 years, 10 months, 16 days.
Interred in Arkona Cemetery,
Thursday, June 6th, 1901

David Williams (born July 18, 1809, Ontario) left behind a wife, Nancy A. (Rogers) Williams (born 1838, Ameliasburg, Ontario) and a daughter, Phoebe S. Williams, when he died in 19011.  He and Nancy were married on the 1st of January 1871 in Warwick, Lambton County, Ontario.  Both had been married previously and were widowed.  The brides' parents were John Rogers and Sarah Benson Rogers.  David was the son of Welshman, John Williams, Nancy McCorigan Williams2.  I've been unable to locate David's prior marriage in the records or learn if he had other children. 

Nancy Rogers Williams passed away 4 1/2 years after the death of her husband on the 13th of December, 1905 at age 673

1 1901 Census of Canada, Warwick, Lambton East, Ontario, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 78, p.4 (penned), dwelling 32, family 32, David Williams; digital image, Ancestry. ca (http://www.ancestry.ca : accessed 8 June 2012); citing Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6428 through T-6556

2 "Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1801-1928," online database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com), Nancy A. Rogers and David Williams, Registration No. none given, page 243 (stamped), Lambton County, 1 January 1871; citing original data at Archives of Ontario; citing microfilm MS932, reel 4.

3 Nancy Williams, Death Registration 015080 (13 Dec 1905); “Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938 and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947,” digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 8 June 2012), citing microfilm MS935, reel 120, Archives of Ontario, Toronto.

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