Rosa Jane Kennedy1

F, #116601, b. 5 May 1879
     Rosa Jane Kennedy was born on 5 May 1879 at Danby, Tomkins Co., NY.1 She married Frederick Austin Best, son of Casper Best and Elizabeth Maud Ker, on 11 January 1899 at Dereham, Oxford Co., ON, Canada.1

Children of Rosa Jane Kennedy and Frederick Austin Best

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.

Lila May Best1

F, #116602, b. 21 October 1899
     Lila May Best was born on 21 October 1899 at Corinth, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1 She was the daughter of Frederick Austin Best and Rosa Jane Kennedy.1 Lila May Best married John Albert Dickson, son of W. J. Dickson and Janet Katherine Sutherland, on 6 May 1922 at Woodstock, ON, Canada.1

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.

John Albert Dickson1

M, #116603, b. 7 December 1898
     John Albert Dickson was born on 7 December 1898 at Tillsonburg, ON, Canada.1 He was the son of W. J. Dickson and Janet Katherine Sutherland.1 John Albert Dickson married Lila May Best, daughter of Frederick Austin Best and Rosa Jane Kennedy, on 6 May 1922 at Woodstock, ON, Canada.1

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.

W. J. Dickson1

M, #116604
     W. J. Dickson married Janet Katherine Sutherland.1

Child of W. J. Dickson and Janet Katherine Sutherland

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.

Janet Katherine Sutherland1

F, #116605
     Janet Katherine Sutherland married W. J. Dickson.1

Child of Janet Katherine Sutherland and W. J. Dickson

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.

Clifford Stanley Best1

M, #116606, b. 4 March 1907, d. 2 September 1907
     Clifford Stanley Best was born on 4 March 1907 at North Dorchester, Middlesex Co., ON, Canada.1 He was the son of Frederick Austin Best and Rosa Jane Kennedy.1 Clifford Stanley Best died on 2 September 1907 at North Dorchester, Middlesex Co., ON, Canada.1

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.

Ernest Hope Best1

M, #116607, b. circa 1881
     Ernest Hope Best was born circa 1881 at Bayham, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1 He was the son of Casper Best and Elizabeth Maud Ker.1 Ernest Hope Best married Margaret A. Schoch on 12 December 1900 at Bayham, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1
     On the 1910 census for Goodland, Lapeer Co., MI, Ernest and Margaret are listed with "Richard Murdock" age 9, adopted son.2

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.
  2. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Goodland, Lapeer Co., MI, ED 41, Sheet 4A (stamped 115).

Margaret A. Schoch1

F, #116608, b. circa 1878
     Margaret A. Schoch was born circa 1878 at Hanover, Jackson Co., MI.1 She married Ernest Hope Best, son of Casper Best and Elizabeth Maud Ker, on 12 December 1900 at Bayham, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.

Georgina Ann Best1,2

F, #116609, b. 7 January 1884
     Georgina Ann Best was born on 7 January 1884 at Corinth, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1 She was the daughter of Casper Best and Elizabeth Maud Ker.1 Georgina Ann Best married George Andrew Spiece, son of David Spiece and Sarah Catharine Horton, on 3 April 1901 at Tillsonburg, ON, Canada.1

Children of Georgina Ann Best and George Andrew Spiece

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.
  2. [S202] Ontario Registrations of Births and Stillbirths 1869-1909; Delayed Registrations and Stillbirths (“50” Series) 1869-1907; Delayed Registrations of Births and Stillbirths (“90” Series) 1869-1907; Direct Clergy Returns for Simcoe County Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1892-1896; Evidence for Delayed Registrations of Births 1861-1897; and Division Registrar Vital Statistics Records 1858-1930, microfilm (all as viewed on-line at Ancestry.com) MS929 (206 reels), MS930 (51 reels), MS933 (50 reels), MS936 (1 reel), MS946 (2 reels), and MS940 (parts of 28 reels), Archives of Ontario, Toronto, York Region, ON, Canada.

George Andrew Spiece1

M, #116610, b. 10 May 1881
     George Andrew Spiece was born on 10 May 1881 at Staffordville, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1 He was the son of David Spiece and Sarah Catharine Horton.1 George Andrew Spiece married Georgina Ann Best, daughter of Casper Best and Elizabeth Maud Ker, on 3 April 1901 at Tillsonburg, ON, Canada.1

Children of George Andrew Spiece and Georgina Ann Best

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.
  2. [S202] Ontario Registrations of Births and Stillbirths 1869-1909; Delayed Registrations and Stillbirths (“50” Series) 1869-1907; Delayed Registrations of Births and Stillbirths (“90” Series) 1869-1907; Direct Clergy Returns for Simcoe County Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1892-1896; Evidence for Delayed Registrations of Births 1861-1897; and Division Registrar Vital Statistics Records 1858-1930, microfilm (all as viewed on-line at Ancestry.com) MS929 (206 reels), MS930 (51 reels), MS933 (50 reels), MS936 (1 reel), MS946 (2 reels), and MS940 (parts of 28 reels), Archives of Ontario, Toronto, York Region, ON, Canada.

David Spiece1

M, #116611
     David Spiece married Sarah Catharine Horton.1

Child of David Spiece and Sarah Catharine Horton

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.

Sarah Catharine Horton1

F, #116612
     Sarah Catharine Horton married David Spiece.1

Child of Sarah Catharine Horton and David Spiece

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.

Sarah Maud Spiece1

F, #116613, b. 20 April 1903
     Sarah Maud Spiece was born on 20 April 1903 at Rochester, Essex Co., ON, Canada.1,2 She was the daughter of George Andrew Spiece and Georgina Ann Best.1

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.
  2. [S202] Ontario Registrations of Births and Stillbirths 1869-1909; Delayed Registrations and Stillbirths (“50” Series) 1869-1907; Delayed Registrations of Births and Stillbirths (“90” Series) 1869-1907; Direct Clergy Returns for Simcoe County Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1892-1896; Evidence for Delayed Registrations of Births 1861-1897; and Division Registrar Vital Statistics Records 1858-1930, microfilm (all as viewed on-line at Ancestry.com) MS929 (206 reels), MS930 (51 reels), MS933 (50 reels), MS936 (1 reel), MS946 (2 reels), and MS940 (parts of 28 reels), Archives of Ontario, Toronto, York Region, ON, Canada.

Hazel Geraldine Spiece1,2

F, #116614, b. 22 July 1905
     Hazel Geraldine Spiece was born on 22 July 1905 at Bayham, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1,2 She was the daughter of George Andrew Spiece and Georgina Ann Best.1

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.
  2. [S202] Ontario Registrations of Births and Stillbirths 1869-1909; Delayed Registrations and Stillbirths (“50” Series) 1869-1907; Delayed Registrations of Births and Stillbirths (“90” Series) 1869-1907; Direct Clergy Returns for Simcoe County Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1892-1896; Evidence for Delayed Registrations of Births 1861-1897; and Division Registrar Vital Statistics Records 1858-1930, microfilm (all as viewed on-line at Ancestry.com) MS929 (206 reels), MS930 (51 reels), MS933 (50 reels), MS936 (1 reel), MS946 (2 reels), and MS940 (parts of 28 reels), Archives of Ontario, Toronto, York Region, ON, Canada.

Wilfred Glen Spiece1

M, #116615, b. 1 July 1908
     Wilfred Glen Spiece was born on 1 July 1908 at Bayham, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1 He was the son of George Andrew Spiece and Georgina Ann Best.1

Citations

  1. [S202] Ontario Registrations of Births and Stillbirths 1869-1909; Delayed Registrations and Stillbirths (“50” Series) 1869-1907; Delayed Registrations of Births and Stillbirths (“90” Series) 1869-1907; Direct Clergy Returns for Simcoe County Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1892-1896; Evidence for Delayed Registrations of Births 1861-1897; and Division Registrar Vital Statistics Records 1858-1930, microfilm (all as viewed on-line at Ancestry.com) MS929 (206 reels), MS930 (51 reels), MS933 (50 reels), MS936 (1 reel), MS946 (2 reels), and MS940 (parts of 28 reels), Archives of Ontario, Toronto, York Region, ON, Canada.

Kenneth Spiece1

M, #116616, b. 8 August 1912
     Kenneth Spiece was born on 8 August 1912 at Niagara, Lincoln Co., ON, Canada.1 He was the son of George Andrew Spiece and Georgina Ann Best.1

Citations

  1. [S202] Ontario Registrations of Births and Stillbirths 1869-1909; Delayed Registrations and Stillbirths (“50” Series) 1869-1907; Delayed Registrations of Births and Stillbirths (“90” Series) 1869-1907; Direct Clergy Returns for Simcoe County Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1892-1896; Evidence for Delayed Registrations of Births 1861-1897; and Division Registrar Vital Statistics Records 1858-1930, microfilm (all as viewed on-line at Ancestry.com) MS929 (206 reels), MS930 (51 reels), MS933 (50 reels), MS936 (1 reel), MS946 (2 reels), and MS940 (parts of 28 reels), Archives of Ontario, Toronto, York Region, ON, Canada.

Hugh Eugene Spiece1

M, #116617, b. 30 May 1910
     Hugh Eugene Spiece was born on 30 May 1910 at Bayham, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1 He was the son of George Andrew Spiece and Georgina Ann Best.1

Citations

  1. [S202] Ontario Registrations of Births and Stillbirths 1869-1909; Delayed Registrations and Stillbirths (“50” Series) 1869-1907; Delayed Registrations of Births and Stillbirths (“90” Series) 1869-1907; Direct Clergy Returns for Simcoe County Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1892-1896; Evidence for Delayed Registrations of Births 1861-1897; and Division Registrar Vital Statistics Records 1858-1930, microfilm (all as viewed on-line at Ancestry.com) MS929 (206 reels), MS930 (51 reels), MS933 (50 reels), MS936 (1 reel), MS946 (2 reels), and MS940 (parts of 28 reels), Archives of Ontario, Toronto, York Region, ON, Canada.

Susanna Margaret Bilow1

F, #116618, b. 16 October 1851, d. 15 January 1921
Susanna Margaret Bilow
b. 1851 Beamsville ON Canada
d. 1921 Tillsonburg ON Canada
     Susanna Margaret Bilow was born on 16 October 1851 at Beamsville, Lincoln Co., ON, Canada.1 She was the daughter of Edward Bilow and Margaret (????)1 Susanna Margaret Bilow married Noble Lyndhurst Ker, son of Henry Lyndhurst Ker and Harriett McCollum, on 20 January 1871 at Staffordville, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1 Susanna Margaret Bilow died on 15 January 1921 at Tillsonburg, ON, Canada, at age 69.1
     Photo courtesy of David Ker.2

Children of Susanna Margaret Bilow and Noble Lyndhurst Ker

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.
  2. [S3011] David Ker, "Ker Photos - email 04," e-mail message from David Ker to David G. Ball, 5 Feb 2017.

Edward Bilow1

M, #116619
     Edward Bilow married Margaret (????)1

Child of Edward Bilow and Margaret (????)

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.

Margaret (????)1

F, #116620
     Margaret (????) married Edward Bilow.1

Child of Margaret (????) and Edward Bilow

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.

Mary Catherine Ker1

F, #116621, b. 21 October 1870, d. 6 June 1955
Mary Catherine Ker
b. 1870 Bayham ON Canada
d. 1955 Windsor ON Canada
     Mary Catherine Ker was born on 21 October 1870 at Bayham, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1 She was the daughter of Noble Lyndhurst Ker and Susanna Margaret Bilow.1 Mary Catherine Ker married Kirkland Riley Watts, son of Isaac Watts and Lezianna (????), on 11 November 1891 at Vienna, Norfolk Co., ON, Canada.1 Mary Catherine Ker died on 6 June 1955 at Windsor, Essex Co., ON, Canada, at age 84.1
     Left photo courtesy of Dr. Robert Norman; right photo courtesy of David Ker.1,2

Children of Mary Catherine Ker and Kirkland Riley Watts

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.
  2. [S3011] David Ker, "Ker Photos - email 04," e-mail message from David Ker to David G. Ball, 5 Feb 2017.

Kirkland Riley Watts1

M, #116622, b. 4 May 1865, d. 30 March 1933
Kirkland Riley Watts
b. 1865 Port Rowan ON Canada
d. 1933 Middleton ON Canada
     Kirkland Riley Watts was born on 4 May 1865 at Port Rowan, ON, Canada.1 He was the son of Isaac Watts and Lezianna (????)2 Kirkland Riley Watts married Mary Catherine Ker, daughter of Noble Lyndhurst Ker and Susanna Margaret Bilow, on 11 November 1891 at Vienna, Norfolk Co., ON, Canada.1 Kirkland Riley Watts died on 30 March 1933 at Middleton, Norfolk Co., ON, Canada, at age 67.1
     Photo courtesy of David Ker.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

April 1891Bayham, Elgin Co., ON, Canada"Kirkiland" age 23, b. ON, farmer, with parents, etc.2

Children of Kirkland Riley Watts and Mary Catherine Ker

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.
  2. [S111] 1891 (6 April) Canada Census, Bayham, Elgin East, ON, Canada, p. 52.
  3. [S3011] David Ker, "Ker Photos - email 04," e-mail message from David Ker to David G. Ball, 5 Feb 2017.

Isaac Watts1

M, #116623
     Isaac Watts married Lezianna (????)1

Child of Isaac Watts and Lezianna (????)

Citations

  1. [S111] 1891 (6 April) Canada Census, Bayham, Elgin East, ON, Canada, p. 52.

Lezianna (????)1

F, #116624
     Lezianna (????) married Isaac Watts.1

Child of Lezianna (????) and Isaac Watts

Citations

  1. [S111] 1891 (6 April) Canada Census, Bayham, Elgin East, ON, Canada, p. 52.

Howard Spencer Watts1

M, #116625, b. 5 March 1892, d. 22 May 1951
Howard Spencer Watts
b. 1892 Bayham ON Canada
d. 1951 Tillsonburg ON Canada
     Howard Spencer Watts was born on 5 March 1892 at Bayham, Elgin Co., ON, Canada.1 He was the son of Kirkland Riley Watts and Mary Catherine Ker.1 Howard Spencer Watts married Florence May Shepherd, daughter of Robert Shepherd and Rosie (????), on 28 February 1914 at Middleton, Norfolk Co., ON, Canada.1 Howard Spencer Watts died on 22 May 1951 at Tillsonburg, ON, Canada, at age 59.1
     Photo courtesy of David Ker.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

June 1921Tillsonburg, Oxford Co., ON, Canada"Spenser" age 30, b. ON, packer at a flour mill, with wife Florence and daughter Ida; living with parents-in-law3

Child of Howard Spencer Watts and Florence May Shepherd

Citations

  1. [S2974] Robert Lewis Norman, "Ker Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Lewis Norman, http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/13958500/person/26699559/facts, database viewed 9 December 2016.
  2. [S3011] David Ker, "Ker Photos - email 04," e-mail message from David Ker to David G. Ball, 5 Feb 2017.
  3. [S2138] 1921 (1 June) Canada Census, Tillsonburg, Oxford South, ON, Canada, sub-district 37, p. 4.