James Walter Diggens (about 1855—1910)

James Walter Diggens was the son of George E. Diggens and Mary A. Grizzel. He was born about 1855 in England .1 He worked as a Laborer in 1907 at St Thomas, ON, CA .2,1 He died in 1910 .3 He was buried at Union United Church Cemetery, Yarmouth, Elgin, ON, CA .3

He married Mary Ann Dadson on 12 August 1907 at St Thomas, ON, CA . 1

Mary Ann Dadson3 was the daughter of William H. Dadson and Prudence Groombridge. She was born on 14 February 1845 at Southwold, Elgin, ON, CA .4,5,6 She lived with Samuel Carmichael in 1901 at E ½ lot 14 STRE, Southwold, Elgin, ON, CA . She lived in 1907 at Fingal, Southwold, Elgin, ON, CA .1 She lived in 1911 at Yarmouth, Elgin, ON, CA .7 She died on 5 May 1935 Bronchial Pneumonia, Chronic Myocarditis, Hemiplegia at Parkwood Hospital, 801 Commissioners Rd East, London, ON, CA .3,6 The cause of death was Bronchial Pneumonia, Chronic Myocarditis, Hemiplegia6 . She was buried on 7 May 1935 at Union United Church Cemetery, Yarmouth, Elgin, ON, CA .3,6

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George E. Diggens

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Mary A. Grizzel

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Mary Ann Dadson

born 14 February 1845 at Southwold, Elgin, ON, CA died 5 May 1935 at Parkwood Hospital, 801 Commissioners Rd East, London, ON, CA

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William H. Dadson

born 10 December 1809 at Kent Co, England died 29 May 1846 at Southwold, Elgin, ON, CA

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Prudence Groombridge

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Source: Marriage Register, Canada, Ontario

Type: Vital

Source: Cemetery Transcription, Union United Church Cemetery, Yarmouth, Elgin, ON, CA

Author: Elgin County O.G.S.

Type: Book

Cemetery Transcription, Union United Church, Yarmouth, Elgin, ON, CA

Source: 1901 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: Death Register, Canada, Ontario

Author: Ontario Registrar

Type: Vital

Source: 1911 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

England
 
St Thomas, ON, CA

This entry is used to refer to the town of St Thomas.  St Thomas became a city on 4 Mar 1881.

 
 
Union United Church Cemetery, Yarmouth, Elgin, ON, CA
 
Southwold, Elgin, ON, CA

Township on Lake Erie in central Elgin county west of Port Stanley.

 
E ½ lot 14 STRE, Southwold, Elgin, ON, CA
 
Fingal, Southwold, Elgin, 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.

 
Parkwood Hospital, 801 Commissioners Rd East, London, ON, CA

The Parkwood Hospital moved to the Westminster Campus in 1985.  It has had a particular responsibility for care of veterans since 1980.

 

Cause: Bronchial Pneumonia, Chronic Myocarditis, Hemiplegia

"Pneumonia" is an inflammatory infection of the lungs, and in particular the little air sacs called alveoli. It is very common as a complication of other conditions that result in reduced immune response.

"Myocarditis": inflammation of the heart muscle due to an infection.

"Hemiplegia" is a symptom of stroke in which one side of the body becomes weak.

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