Alfred Thomas1

M, #39341
Last Edited9 Dec 2020
     Alfred married Jane Thompson.2
     He was commonly known as Alf Thomas.3
     In the obituary of Jane Thompson who died 19 March 1957, her husband, Alfred Thomas was listed as predeceased.1

Family

Jane Thompson b. c 1869, d. 19 Mar 1957

Citations

  1. [S11025] Deaths:, Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 20 Mar 1957, Page 21, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Jane Thomas. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  2. [S9392] Obituary: Asquith, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Oct 15, 1930, Page 17, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary:Allan Thompson. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  3. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 273f: Alex Reilly by Marie (Reilly) Comber. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.

John Thompson1

M, #39342
Father*(?) Thompson1
Last Edited10 Dec 2020
     John married Fanny (?).2,3
     He was commonly known as Jack Thompson.4
     In the obituary of Allan Thompson who died 11 October 1930, his brother, John Thompson of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.1
     In the obituary of Mrs. John Thompson who died 20 November 1942, her husband, John Thompson of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.2
     In the obituary of Mary Tucker who died 14 July 1948, her brother, John Thompson of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.5

Family

Fanny (?) b. 1859 or 1860, d. 20 Nov 1942

Citations

  1. [S9392] Obituary: Asquith, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Oct 15, 1930, Page 17, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary:Allan Thompson. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  2. [S11028] Deaths: Thompson, Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 21 Nov 1942, Page 2, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Mrs. John THOMPSON (Aged 83). Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S9592] Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project, online Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project, Asquith Cemetery: Fanny Thompson
    Grave marker transcription:
    Mother     Fanny Thompson     1860 - 1942. Hereinafter cited as Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project.
  4. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 273f: Alex Reilly by Marie (Reilly) Comber. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  5. [S11039] Deaths: Tucker, Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 15 Jul 1948, Page 22, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Mary Tucker. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

William Thompson1

M, #39343, d. before October 1930
Father*(?) Thompson1
Last Edited24 Jul 2019
     He died before October 1930 since he was not referenced as a survivor of his brother Allan.2

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 273f: Alex Reilly by Marie (Reilly) Comber. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S9392] Obituary: Asquith, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Oct 15, 1930, Page 17, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary:Allan Thompson. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.

(?) Thompson1

F, #39344, d. before October 1930
Father*(?) Thompson1
Last Edited24 Jul 2019
     She died before October 1930 since she was not referenced as a survivor of her brother Allan.2

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 273f: Alex Reilly by Marie (Reilly) Comber. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S9392] Obituary: Asquith, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Oct 15, 1930, Page 17, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary:Allan Thompson. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.

Ellen Thompson1,2

F, #39346, b. 17 December 1843, d. 1922 or 1923
Father*(?) Thompson2
Last Edited24 Jul 2019
     She was born on 17 December 1843.2 Ellen married Isaac Ireland at Saskatchewan, Canada.3,4
     She died in 1922 or 1923.1,2      Ellen Thompson was buried at Asquith Cemetery, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada.1,2,4
     Her name was also recorded as Margaret Ellen Thompson.2

Family

Isaac Ireland b. 9 Nov 1839, d. 5 Apr 1925
Child

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 273f: Alex Reilly by Marie (Reilly) Comber. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/85559643/ellen-irelandd">Ellen Ireland.
  3. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Isaac Ireland.
  4. [S4658] Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project , Rootsweb, Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project - Asquith; "This index of burials includes some photos of the related grave markers"; cited as "Sask Cemeteries Project - Asquith., Ireland, Ellen     wife of Isaac
    Ireland, Isaac     9 Nov 1839 - 5 Apr 1925.

Isaac Ireland1,2,3

M, #39347, b. 9 November 1839, d. 5 April 1925
Last Edited24 Jul 2019
     He was born on 9 November 1839 at Leeds County, Upper Canada, British North America.2,3 Isaac married Ellen Thompson at Saskatchewan, Canada.2,3
     He died on 5 April 1925 at age 85.1,2,3      Isaac Ireland was buried at Asquith Cemetery, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada.1,2,3

Family

Ellen Thompson b. 17 Dec 1843, d. 1922 or 1923
Child

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 273f: Alex Reilly by Marie (Reilly) Comber. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Isaac Ireland.
  3. [S4658] Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project , Rootsweb, Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project - Asquith; "This index of burials includes some photos of the related grave markers"; cited as "Sask Cemeteries Project - Asquith., Ireland, Ellen     wife of Isaac
    Ireland, Isaac     9 Nov 1839 - 5 Apr 1925.

Myrtle Mary Ireland1

F, #39348, d. 26 March 1967
Father*Isaac Ireland1 b. 9 Nov 1839, d. 5 Apr 1925
Mother*Ellen Thompson1 b. 17 Dec 1843, d. 1922 or 1923
Last Edited13 Aug 2019
     She was born at Garfield, Pennsylvania, USA.1 Myrtle married Alexander H. Reilly.1
     She died on 26 March 1967 at Davidson, Saskatchewan, Canada.1      Myrtle Mary Ireland was buried at Asquith Cemetery, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada.1
     In the obituary of Nellie Riley (sic) who died 5 October 1930, her mother Myrtle, Mrs. Alex Riley was listed as a survivor.2

Family

Alexander H. Reilly d. 1952
Child

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 273f: Alex Reilly by Marie (Reilly) Comber. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S9487] Explosion Victim Is Laid To Rest, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Oct 8, 1930, Page 13, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Explosion Victim Laid To Rest. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.

Nellie Reilly1

F, #39349, b. circa 1916, d. 3 October 1930
Father*Alexander H. Reilly1,2 d. 1952
Mother*Myrtle Mary Ireland1 d. 26 Mar 1967
Last Edited11 May 2021
     She was born circa 1916 at Saskatchewan, Canada.2
     She died on 3 October 1930 at City Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.1,2,3
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Alex Riley (sic) and Mrs. Alex Riley.3
     Her name was also recorded as Nellie Riley (sic).2
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan StarPhoenix 3 October 1930 :
FIRE VICTIM DIES
     Nellie Riley (sic), fourteen-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Riley (sic), of Asquith, died in City Hospital shortly after noon today as the result of terrible burns sustained when her clothes caught fire folowing (sic) an explosion caused by pouring coal oil on a fire. Another companion who was also burned in the explosion is making good progress.2

     The following account of the funeral of Nellie Reilly appeared in the Asquith, Saskatchewan 5 October 1930 :
EXPLOSION VICTIM IS LAID TO REST
     Nellie Riley, 14, of Asquith, Who Succumbed to Terrible Burns, Is Buried
     ASQUITH.--The funeral of Nellie Riley, 14-years-old fire victim of Asquith, who passed away on Friday, Oct. S, at the City Hospital, Saskatoon, took place on Sunday, from the Asquith United Church. Rev. H. J. Sangwine, of Asquith and Kinley, conducted the service and the United Church junior choir sang "God Will Take Care of You." The church was filled to capacity and about 100 late comers were compelled to find standing room In the vestibule and outside, testifying to the extreme sorrow which is felt throughout the community for her demise. The deceased was well loved among her school companions and all her associates and leaves father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Riley, of Asquith, and one sister, Marie. The pallbearers were Ira Ashdown, Nordwell Laventure, Bruce Baldwin, Russell Mather, Jack Mather, and Hilton Laventure. Beautiful floral tributes were sent by the following: Martha and Birdie, Saskatoon ; Asquith school chums, rooms 3 and 4; Grasby school pals; Mrs. Page and family; Mr. and Mrs. Waters and family; Laura Secord Chapter of the I.O.D.E; Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Matherson; Miss Craig; Miss Butt; Mr. Rolph; Mr. McVea; Jessie, Rose, Annie and Mary; the United Church Sunday school; Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Henderson; Mr. and Mrs. C. Taman.3

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 273f: Alex Reilly by Marie (Reilly) Comber. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S9402] Fire Victim Dies, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Oct 3, 1930, Page 3, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Nellie Riley (Reily) dies of burns. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  3. [S9487] Explosion Victim Is Laid To Rest, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Oct 8, 1930, Page 13, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Explosion Victim Laid To Rest. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.

Alexander H. Reilly1

M, #39350, d. 1952
Last Edited24 Jul 2019
     Alexander married Myrtle Mary Ireland.1
     He died in 1952 at Saskatchewan, Canada.1
     His name was also recorded as Alex Riley (sic).2
     In the obituary of Nellie Riley (sic) who died 5 October 1930, her father, Alex Riley (sic) was listed as a survivor.3

Family

Myrtle Mary Ireland d. 26 Mar 1967
Child

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 273f: Alex Reilly by Marie (Reilly) Comber. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S9402] Fire Victim Dies, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Oct 3, 1930, Page 3, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Nellie Riley (Reily) dies of burns. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  3. [S9487] Explosion Victim Is Laid To Rest, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Oct 8, 1930, Page 13, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Explosion Victim Laid To Rest. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.

Jack Ewen1

M, #39353
Last Edited23 Oct 2019
     Jack married Grace Hitchings.2
     He was a pallbearer at the burial ofAllan Thompson, on 16 October 1930 at Asquith Cemetery, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada.1
     In the obituary of Grace Ewen who died 5 June 1988, her husband, Jack Ewen was listed as predeceased.3

Family

Grace Hitchings b. 13 Feb 1901, d. 5 Jun 1988

Citations

  1. [S9392] Obituary: Asquith, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Oct 15, 1930, Page 17, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary:Allan Thompson. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 158f: John Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S9749] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 07 Jun 1988, Page 31, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Grace Ewen née Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Linen Milt1

M, #39356, b. circa 1862
Last Edited24 Jul 2019
     He was born circa 1862.1
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan StarPhoenix 27 September 1930 :
AGED FARMER OF ASQUITH INJURED
Linen Milt Receives Broken Leg And Bruises in Fall Under Grain Wagon
ASQUITH.--
Linen Milt, 68-year-old farmer of the Asquith district, was the victim of a serious accident on Tuesday when he sustained a broken leg and severe bruises after Jumping from a grain wagon which he was driving Mr. Milt, who was feeling the intense cold, decided when within about a mile of town to walk the rest of the way in an endeavor to get warm, and jumped from the slowly moving wagon, missed his footing and fell under the wagon. Both wheels passed over his left leg breaking the bone just below the knee. His son-in-law, Norman Wheeler, and Philip Cattell who were close behind and also driving grain wagons, hurried to his assistance but found him in no condition to be moved. Aid and a car were hastily summoned from town and Mr. Milt was removed to the home of A. E. Buck where he to now progressing favorably. Dr. H. C. Whitemarsh Is in attendance.1

Citations

  1. [S9399] Aged Farmer Of Asquith Injured, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Sep 27, 1930, Page 21, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Linen Milt of Asquith injured. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.

Aggie Russell1

F, #39359, b. circa 1922, d. 5 June 1922
Last Edited1 Oct 2020
     She was born circa 1922.1
     She died on 5 June 1922.1      Aggie Russell was buried at Avondale Woodlawn Cemetery, Avondale district, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada.1
     July 2019 Research notes:
Was Aggie the child of Felix and Ellen?2,3

Citations

  1. [S201] Avondale, SK Woodlawn Cemetary, Cemetery Records, Received from Loris Smith Sept 14, 1999, Rick Moffat Personal Papers, Mesa, Arizona, USA.
  2. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  3. [S201] Avondale, SK Woodlawn Cemetary, Cemetery Records, Received from Loris Smith Sept 14, 1999 Rick Moffat Personal Papers, June 5, 1922 -- infant Aggie Russell.

Ellen Jane (?)1

F, #39360, b. circa 1896
Last Edited1 Oct 2020
     She was born circa 1896 at Ontario, Canada.2 Ellen married William Felix Russell.2

Census Data

     Ellen Jane Russell and Felix Russell appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of Saskatchewan, at Cory census district, enumerated 1 June 1921, enumerated as a farmer. His father, William Russell, a widower, was included in the household.2
     In the obituary of William Felix Russell who died 21 September 1951, his wife, Ellen Jane Russell was listed as a survivor.1

Family

William Felix Russell b. bt 1895 - 1896, d. 21 Sep 1951

Citations

  1. [S10829] Deaths: Russell, Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 24 Sep 1951, Page 16, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: William Felix Russell (Aged 58). Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  2. [S9404] Felix Russell household, 01 Jun 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Cory (municipality), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page 8; Family: 77, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).