Sunday, July 6, 2014

The Newman Family in Elgin County Ontario Canada - Part 10 - George Newman




The Newman Family in Elgin County - Part 10 - George Newman

George S Newman a son of John and Susan (Stephens) Newman was born in Port Stanley in 1913 and died November 14, 1988. He married Lila Wallis who was born in 1917 and died in 1979. They had two children.

The following Obituary appears for George S Newman on 14 November 1988 in the London Free Press. Newman – At the St Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday November 13, 1988. Mr. George S Newman of Rodney in his 76th year. Beloved husband of the late Lila Wallis (1979). Sadly missed by sons Fred and his wife Ruth Ann Newman of London, Jim and his wife Jean Newman of Duart, grandchildren Tracey and Paula, Kirsten and Patrick and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Podfield Funeral Home, Rodney after 2PM on Tuesday where service will be held on Wednesday, November 16 at 3 PM with the Rev David Clements officiating internment Rodney Cemetery.

George Newman. George S Newman of Rodney, a former member of Village Council at St Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, November 15, 1988. He was 75. He was born in Port Stanley. He lived most of his life in Rodney. In addition to his time on council, he served the community as a 40-year member of the Rodney Fire Department. He also was a member of the Ontario Horseman’s Association.  The widower of Lila (Wallis) Newman who died in 1979. Mr. Newman is survived by sons Fred Newman and his wife Ruth Ann of London, Jim Newman and his wife Jean of Duart and grandchildren Tracey and Paula, Kirsten and Patrick and several nieces and nephews. Resting at the Padfield Funeral Home, Rodney where service will be held on Wednesday at 3 pm with the Rev David Clements officiating. Burial at Rodney Cemetery. Visitation on Tuesday after 2pm.


John and Susan’s youngest son came to live with his uncle Robert when he was a young lad around 14 years of age in Payne’s Mills under similar circumstances as did John Robert. Help was needed so often on the farm that he was greatly needed. He helped a lot on the farm and pretty much lived with Bob until he got married and went to live in Rodney.

The Newman Family in Elgin County Ontario - Part 9 - V Daphne Bernice Newman



The Newman Family in Elgin County Ontario - Part 9 - V Daphne Bernice Newman

V. Daphne Bernice Newman, was another daughter of John and Susan who was born February 21, 1890, in Port Stanley, Ontario, Canada; and died May 03, 1951, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA; She married (2) CHARLES MILLARD and (1) LEWIS WESTOVER.

V. Daphne Newman – Birth Certificate - # 006895-90
Born                             February 21, 1890
Place of Birth                 Port Stanley
Mother                          Susan Stephens
                        Father                           John James Newman                 

Church at Bend of River - page 70, Daphne, parents John & Susan Newman, born 21 February 1890 at Port Stanley, baptized 23 October 1892 by Rev John Schutte. Witnesses John Clark and Jane Newman.

Daphne (Della) Bernice Newman married Lewis (Aloisius) Westover in Sparta, Ontario on October 16, 1906. Lewis was a labourer who lived in Port Stanley. Daphne lived on Steele St in St Thomas, Ontario.

Daphne died on May 3, 1957 in Cleveland, Ohio. Daphne still maintained her Canadian citizenship at the time of her death.

The marriage for DAPHNE NEWMAN to LEWIS WESTOVER in the Division of Yarmouth, County of Elgin Shows in marriage records in the St Thomas, Ontario library.
MARRIAGE OF DAPHNE NEWMAN - #006720 - County of Elgin, Division of Yarmouth
Name of Groom             Lewis Westover
Age                               21
Date of Marriage            October 16, 1906
Place of Marriage           Sparta
Residence when married   Port Stanley
Place of Birth                   Alymer
                                                              Bachelor
Occupation                      Painter
Name of Father                Lewis Westover
Name of Mother               Eliza Powers
Name of Bride                 Daphne Newman
Age                                18
Residence when married   Port Stanley
Place of Birth                   Port Stanley
                                                              Spinster
Occupation                      Farmer's daughter
Father                             John Newman
Mother                            Susan Stephens
Religion                          Methodist
Name and Address of Witness     Vida Newman
                                                                        Port Stanley
                                                                        Marg McVitty
                                                                        Sparta
By whom married                       Rev S R McVitty
                         License or Bands                           L           
                         Date of Registration                   Dec 10, 1906

                   St. Thomas Daily Times, October 7, 1919 - Death of Infant. The death occurred on Saturday of Percy Clay Westover, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Westover, at Chatham, after a few days illness of Cholera infantum The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence of the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Newman, 7 Alexander Street. Rev. W.F. Brownlee officiated at the service. Interment was made in the Union Cemetery.

                                    The children of V. Daphne Newman and Lewis Westover
·          Vida Jane Westover born Port Stanley June 20, 1915. She married Frank M Panza on May 9, 1936 at St Rocco’s Church, Cleveland, Ohio USA. Her nickname was ‘Peggy’. Vida Jane (Westover) Panza and Frank Panza had John R Panza Sr on August 28, 1941 in Cleveland. John R Panza Sr died July 28, 1994 in Parma Ohio USA.

·          Percy Clay Westover born Chatham October 7, 1919. Percy died in Chatham in 1919 and is buried in Union Cemetery.

·          Charles (Chuck) Westover who married Martha (unknown) Westover and lived in Texas. They had four children, two girls names unknown and two boys Charles and Jackie Westover.

·          Donald Westover married Winifred (unknown) and they live in ST Thomas. Of their children only Donald Westover Jr. is known.

·          Jack Westover who married Helen (unknown) and lived in Ohio.

·          Frances Westover who died young.

As per a researching descendent, Daphne remarried a Charlie Millard, a friend of Lewis Westover and moved to Cleveland, Ohio, Daphne "Della: Millard died 3 May, 1951. (Reference U.S.A. death certificate).

Researchers of the line state Daphne and Charles Edward Millard had 5 known children: