Daniel Wilton (9 May 1826—27 Feb 1893)

Daniel Wilton was the son of John Wilton and Sarah Churchill. He was born on 9 May 1826 at Frome, Somerset, England. He worked as a Farmer in 1852 at lot 16 con 4, Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA. 1 He worked as a Farmer in 1861 at lot 15 con 6, Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA. 2 He worked as a Farmer in 1871 at lot 15 con 6, Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA. 3 He worked as a Farmer in 1878 at lot 17 con 5, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 4 He worked as a Farmer from 1881 to 1891 at Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 5 He died on 27 February 1893 at Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 6 He was buried at Mt Brydges United Church, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 7

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Notes: Daniel is present in the Lambton county assessment rolls in 1851 and 1867.  In the 1878 and 1881 directories of Caradoc he is living in concession 5 lot 17.

He married Mary Stephenson on 1 February 1847 at Yarmouth, Elgin, ON, CA. 8The bride and groom were both residents of Dorchester. They were married by banns, by Rev. Rev. Samuel Baker, Baptist Minister, Malahide. The witnesses were Lydia Baker and John Wilton.

Mary Stephenson9 was the daughter of Samuel Stephenson and Sarah Ann Sibley. She was born on 11 January 1829 at Yarmouth, Elgin, ON, CA. 10 She died on 27 September 1857 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA. 11 She was buried at Arkona Cemetery, Bosanquet, Lambton, ON, CA. 12

Notes: [Ross Wilton] Birthdate calculated from death date 09/27/1857 and age at death 9m/16d/27 years 01/11/1829 According to the records identified by Ross Wilton, Lorinda H. (Florinda) Wilton was born June 1853 and died September 12, 1857. However in the 1861 census of Warwick township there is a daughter Florinda who was 4 years old at the time, and therefore was born between April 1857 and March 1858. So presumably at the time of the death of their 4 year old daughter Mary (Stephenson) Wilton was already pregnant with a girl. Now Mary herself died on September 27, 1857, only 2 weeks after her 4 year old daughter. Now it sounds a bit like a Victorian melodrama, but the only logical explanation is that the shock of the death of the 4-year-old Lorinda H. must have triggered labor in her mother, who presumably died as a result of birth complications. The widower Daniel then named the new daughter in honor of her deceased sister. With a large family on his hands he of course rushed to get married as soon as was decent.

Children of Daniel Wilton and Mary Stephenson:

He married Ellen "Helen" Core on 20 September 1858 at Arkona, Bosanquet, Lambton, ON, CA.

Ellen "Helen" Core was the daughter of Thomas Core and Ann Crook. She was also known as Helen Core.13She was born on 7 September 1837 at Lancashire, England. 14 She was christened on 29 September 1837 at Leyland, Lancashire, England. 15 She lived in 1911 at Cen pt lot 16 con 5, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 16 She worked as a Farmer in 1901 at lot 17 con 5, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 17 She immigrated in 1845 in Canada. 18 She died on 18 May 1914 apoplexy at lot 17 con 5, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 19 The cause of death was apoplexy . She was buried at Mt Brydges United Church, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 7

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Children of Daniel Wilton and Ellen "Helen" Core:

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Footnotes:

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1851 Census of Canada : CW, Lambton, Warwick, sched B page 5
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Ross Wilton :
Date of Import: Nov 5, 2000
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Biographical History of Lambton County :
> Note: Stephenson, Mary Ann w/o Daniel Wilton. Biographical History of Lambton County by Beers.
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Cemetery Transcription, Arkona Cemetery, Bosanquet, Lambton, ON, CA :
> Note: Wilton, Mary (Mills) Death Date. Tombstone, Arkona Cemetery, Bosanquet Township, Lambton County, ON.
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Cemetery Transcription, Arkona Cemetery, Bosanquet, Lambton, ON, CA : Range 4 lot 5
In memory of Mary (Stephenson), beloved wife of Daniel Wilton, died Sep. 27, 1857 AE 27 ys 8 ms & 16 ds
John Wilton

born 27 May 1790 at Bruton, Somerset, England died 13 May 1861 at N ½ lots 25&26 con 13, London, Middlesex, ON, CA

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Sarah Churchill

born about 1787 at Bruton, Somerset, England died 21 Dec 1836 at Yarmouth, Elgin, ON, CA

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Mary Stephenson

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Samuel Stephenson

born 1804 at Welland Co, ON, CA died 1880

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Sarah Ann Sibley

born 1812 at Elgin Co, ON, CA died 4 Jun 1893

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Sarah Ann Wilton

born about 1847 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died before 1893

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Elizabeth Wilton

born Sep 1850 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died 15 Oct 1909 at Montague, Muskegan County, MI

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Mary Jane Wilton

born 24 Feb 1852 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died 22 Feb 1931 at Lambton Co, ON, CA

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Lorinda H. "Florinda" Wilton

born Jun 1853 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died 12 Sep 1857 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA

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Ransom Wilton

born about 1854 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died before 1893

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Florinda Wilton

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Ellen "Helen" Core

born 7 Sep 1837 at Lancashire, England died 18 May 1914 at lot 17 con 5, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA

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Thomas Core

born about Apr 1812 at Lancashire, England died 16 Jul 1884 at Forest, Lambton, ON, CA

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Ann Crook

born about 4 Nov 1815 at Lancashire, England died 7 May 1882 at Forest, Lambton, ON, CA

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Thomas Judson Wilton

born 18 Aug 1859 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died 26 Apr 1927

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Daniel Wesley Wilton

born 30 Oct 1860 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died 7 Jul 1933

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Ida Ann Wilton

born 20 Oct 1862 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died 25 Sep 1932 at Windsor, ON, CA

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Lucy Ellen Wilton

born 20 Mar 1864 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died 11 Mar 1930 at St Thomas, ON, CA

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Theadoshea Wilton

born 19 Feb 1866 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died 17 Apr 1866 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA

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Melissa Jane Wilton

born 26 Jul 1867 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died 7 Jan 1947 at 252 Melrose St, Toronto, ON, CA

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Susanna "Sadie" Wilton

born 12 Sep 1869 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died 30 Sep 1945

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Amos Edward Wilton

born 7 Jul 1873 at Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA died 20 Aug 1948

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Edith "Flower" Wilton

born 6 May 1877 at Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA died 6 May 1941

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Hettie May Wilton

born 20 Nov 1879 at lot 17, Conc. 5, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA died 15 Sep 1950

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Source: 1851 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: 1861 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Note: Because the Dominion Bureau of Statistics chose to destroy the century old paper originals of this census and retain only low-quality microfilm, much of this census is illegible.

Source: 1871 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: 1878 Historical Atlas of Middlesex County

Author: H.R. Page & Co.

Type: Book

Source: 1891 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Source: Death Register, CA, Ontario

Author: Ontario Registrar

Type: Vital

Source: Cemetery Transcription, Mt. Brydges U.C., Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA

Author: London/Middlesex Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society

Type: Book

Source: Ross Wilton

Author: Wilton, Ross William

Source: Biographical History of Lambton County

Author: Beers

Source: Cemetery Transcription, Arkona Cemetery, Bosanquet, Lambton, ON, CA

Author: Lambton branch, Ontario Genealogical Society

Type: Book

Source: FamilySearch.org

Author: Church of LDS

Source: 1911 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: 1901 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Frome, Somerset, England
 
lot 16 con 4, Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA
 
lot 15 con 6, Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA
 
lot 17 con 5, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA
 
Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA

Caradoc township was surveyed in 1821 by Col. Mahlon Burwell.

 
Mt Brydges United Church, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA
 
Yarmouth, Elgin, ON, CA

Township in central Elgin county east of Port Stanley.  The City of St Thomas is located within this township.

 
Warwick, Lambton, ON, CA

Township adjacent to Middlesex County.

 
Arkona Cemetery, Bosanquet, Lambton, ON, CA
 
Arkona, Bosanquet, Lambton, ON, CA

Village on the boundary between Bosanquet township and Warwick township.

 
Lancashire, England
 
Leyland, Lancashire, England
 
Cen pt lot 16 con 5, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA
 
Canada
 

Cause: apoplexy

"apoplexy": Obsolete terminology for a stroke.

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