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Ontario Collvers I have found...
Posted by: W.R. Walker Date: August 31, 2001 at 11:19:58
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Hello,

I have found several mentions the Collver last name as I research my Walker family and I thought I would post them here for anyone interested.

1. CERTIFICATE OF DEATH: John M. Walker died: May 4, 1881 70y 1m 17 d, Farmer- Townsend, Illness: Inflammation of the Lungs- 3 days. Dr. L.N. Collver, Alex Duncombe Information given: Lewis Walker, Villa Nova Religion: Methodist.
2. Jane Walker b.1837 Townsend Twp., Ont d.1905 m.1858 Norfolk Co., Daniel Woolley b.1832 Townsend d.1909. **Daniel is the son of Joseph Woolley and Martha Collver.
3. Cecilia Walker b.1879 d.1965 m.1905, Clayton Stanley Collver b.1873 d.1941. **Clayton was the son of Darius Collver and (unknown).
OBITUARY: A well known resident of Townsend Twp. for many years, Clayton S. Collver of Colborne Village, passed away in Hamilton General Hospital this morning following an operation. He was in his sixty-eigth year. Born in Townsend Twp., the late Mr. Collver was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Darius Collver. He farmed all his life, retiring about a year ago. He was a member of the Old Windham United Church. Besides his wife, formerly Cecelia Walker, he is survived by one son, Charles of Townsend; and one daughter, Laura Collver at home. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.
OBITUARY: With a large number of friends and relatives in attendance, the funeral of the late Clayton S. Collver of Colborne Village, who passed away in Hamilton General Hospital on Thursday morning in his sixty-eigth year, was held from the residence on Saturday afternoon at 2:30. Rev. A.I. Thompson of Old Windham United Church had charge of the services, assisted by Rev. S.B. Stokes of Niagara Falls. The floral bearers were Howard Nelles, William Moore, Robert Lang, Gordon Cherry, Frank Decou and Hugh K. Collver. The pallbearers were Walter and Hugh Collver, Charles Van Every, Duff Nelles, W.H. Cherry and Russell Walker. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery, Waterford.
OBITUARY Correction: In Thursday's issue of the Reformer, which carried an account of the demise of Mr. Collver, it was neglected to state that Mrs. Ashton Somers of Burford was a sister.
Children are:
George W. Collver.
Laura Collver m. Howard Nelles.
4. OBITUARY: William Archie Moore, 91, of R.R. 5 Waterford (Villa Nova), died at his residence this morning. Born in Townsend Twp., he was the son of Peter Moore and Ruby Ann Woodley. He farmed most of his life in the district, retiring in 1937 and taking up residence in Villa Nova. He was an honorary deacon of the Villa Nova Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Jennie Walker, whom he married in 1901; one son, William A. Moore R.R. 4 Waterford; one daughter, Mrs. Lenora B. Curtis at home; one sister, Mrs Ethel COLLVER of Brantford; and five grandchildren. Resting at Mott's Funeral Home, Waterford for services Saturday at 3:30 pm with Rev. William Leaton of Villa Nova Baptist Church officiating and interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

If anyone has any information to add to these excerpts, please let me know.

Regards,
W.R. Walker


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