BEWELL GOODSELL WILSON

Bewell Goodsell Wilson, b. Aug 5, 1852, d. Nov 26, 1929, Son of Edgar D. Wilson and Sara Ann (Whittaker) Wilson, m. Mary Ann Graves (b. 1854, d. Jan 26, 1933) on May 14, 1874.  Both are buried in Tillsonburg cemetery.  They were married at Guysborough by Samuel Jackson, witness Sara McDean and S. Jackson.  They farmed the homestead Lot 23, Con. 8, Bayham twp., living in Tillsonburg after retirement.

Some detailed notes on the Wilson family can be found here.

Children of Bewell Wilson and Sara Whittaker, surname Wilson:

1.      Anna Alberta (Bertie), b. May 19, 1875, d. Oct 12, 1960, m. Marsena Ostrander (b. 1866, d. 1944), both buried in Tillsonburg cemetery, Wilson plot.  Children of Marsena Ostrander and Bertie Wilson, surname Ostrander:

a.       Maida, m. Fred Fairs (d. Feb 16, 1949). 

2.      Lillie Ascenith, b. 1876, d. 1964, m. Oscar Oatman, b. March 11, 1874, d. 1952, both buried in Tillsonburg cemetery.

Children of Oscar Oatman and Lillie Wilson, surname Oatman:

a.       Marjorie L., b. Jan 13, 1901, d. Feb 9, 1902

b.      Leon, b. Mar 30, 1903, d. Aug 9, 1986, m. Beatrice Hicks

c.       Retha, b. Mar 17, 1905, m. Alex Bolton (b. 1907, d. Aug 31, 1992.

d.      Oliver Wendell, b. Feb 29, 1912, d. Aug 9, 1973, m. Doris Birdsall on Sept 18, 1948

3.      Jessie Maude, b. Apr 1, 1879, d. May 18, 1968, m. Samuel Howey, b. 1869, d. May 8, 1949.  Children of Samuel Howey and Jessie Wilson, surname Howey:

a.       Juanita, d. 1984, m. John R. Dayton. 

4.      Myrtle May, b. May 28, 1881, d. 1953, m. Nicholas Stillwell, b. 1982, d. Jan 4, 1965, both buried in Eden cemetery.  Children of Nicholas Stillwell and Myrtle Wilson, surname Stillwell:

a.       Leo, d. 1978, m. (1) Audrey Clark, (2) Camille.  Children of Leo Stillwell and (2) Camille:

                                                              i.      Nicholas

b.      Treva, b. 1910, d. 1974, m. Charles Ketchabaw, b. 1909, d. 1993.  Children of Charles Ketchabaw and Treva Stillwell, surname Ketchabaw:

                                                              i.      Doris, m. Don Small

                                                            ii.      Donna, m. Colin Mare

                                                          iii.      Charles, m. Beryl

                                                          iv.      Mary Lou, m. H. Rusch

5.      Joseph Edgar, b. Feb 13, 1889, d. 1934, m. Florence Ryan, (daughter of George Washington Ryan and Margaret Elizabeth Cutting) b. Dec 1879, d. Dec 30, 1967, both buried in Eden Cemetery.  Children of Joseph Edgar Wilson and Florence Ryan, surname Wilson:

a.       Opal, b. Feb 7, 1907, d. 1990, m. Everitt McCurdy (b. Sept 18, 1898, d. 1965) on Aug 13, 1928. 

b.      Mina, m. Arthur Clark (Florida)

c.       Stella, b. 1916, d. 1942, buried in Eden Cemetery.  Children, surname Cull:

6.      Claude Eastman, b. Oct 1888, d. June, 1974, m. Hattie Craven (b. June 22, 1889, d. Jan 23, 1968) on July 3, 1907, both buried in Eden Cemetery.  Children of Claude Wilson and Hattie Craven, surname Wilson:

a.       Goodsell Burton, b. May 10, 1912, d. 1996, m. Isabella May Capling (b. Nov 17, 1915) on Nov 27, 1933. 

7.      Leila Gertrude, b. Jan 16, 1893, d. 1985, m. Lonsdale Weatherwax, b. June 27, 1885.  They lived in Michigan, then Florida. 

8.      Julia Ileta, b. May 2, 1895, d. 1975m m. Harry Ostrander, b. Aug 30, 1894, d. Jan 25, 1980.  They are both buried in Tillsonburg Cemetery, Wilson plot.  Children of Harry Ostrander and Julia Ileta Wilson, surname Ostrander:

a.       Helen Frances, b. Nov 1916, d. 1921, buried in Tillsonburg Cemetery

b.      Ewart Wilson, b. April 12, 1919, d. 1992, m. Mona Fairbairn (b. 1918) in 1938. 

c.       Phyllis Evelyn, b. 1923, m. (1) John Ogilvie (b. 1920) in 1941 and (2) Robert Tidy (b. 1919, d. 1976).