Orville Victor Daniel1

#15991, (1913 - 1973)
FatherRichard Daniel1 (c 1875 - 1931)
MotherBeatrice Mabel Inkster1 (1882 - 1961)
RelationshipGreat-grandson of William Inkster
ChartsDescendants of John Inkster & Abigail Marion
Descendants of Magnus Fidlar & Janet Irvine
William Inkster & Janet Irvine Fidlar descendants

Life Events

BirthOrval Victor Daniel was born on 27 Sep 1913 in Lot 3 Con 6, Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario.
He was noted to be the son of Richard Daniel, farmer, and Mabel Beatrice Inkster, housewife, who were married Dec 22nd 1907 in Underwood. The birth was attended by Dr Houston and it was registered Oct 27th by the father who was not in the house at the time of the birth.1 
(In) Photograph2
Mabel Inkster Daniel, her cousin Belle Tassie
& her sons Harvey and Orville
(with Parents) 1921 CensusOrval appeared on the 1921 Census of Arran Township, Bruce County, Ontario with his parents. He was 7 years old, born in Ontario, and attended school.3 
(Subject) Photograph Appeared in a group photo taken about 1930 when Jim Inkster was visiting from Saskatchewan.4
1) Campbell Inkster, 2) Harvey Daniel, 3) Orville Daniel, 4) Jim Inkster visiting from Saskatchewan
DeathOrville died in 1973.5
BurialHe was buried in Port Elgin Cemetery, Ontario.5 
(Included) GravestoneThe gravestone reads:

Richard Daniel 1875- 1931
Inkster B. Mabel 1882 1961 wife
Orville V. 1913 1973 son
J. Harvey Daniel 1911 1988
Dorthoy Welsh 1914 1989 wife
Joan Daniel d/o Harvey 1937-1938
[Section E Row 1 Plot 462].5
Last Edited23 Jun 2014


  1. Birth Registrations of Ontario, Canada. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Orval Victor Daniel, #017883-1913.
  2. E-mails from Sharon Hoskyn, BC, to J Kolthammer, date of photo estimated - Harvey was born in 1911 and Orville in Sept 1913.
  3. 1921 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, Bruce North, SD 12, Page 1.
  4. Copies of photographs in Marie Inkster's collection.
  5. Port Elgin Cemetery Inscriptions, volunteer lookup 13 Feb 2003.