#572, (1899 - 1974)
|Father||James Harvey Inkster1,2 (1873 - 1954)|
|Mother||Isabella McLean1,2 (1879 - c 1920)|
|Relationship||Great-grandson of William Inkster|
|Charts||Descendants of John Inkster & Abigail Marion|
Descendants of Magnus Fidlar & Janet Irvine
William Inkster & Janet Irvine Fidlar descendants
Children of William Wallace Inkster and Anna Oline Ellison
|Birth||William Wallace Inkster was born on 25 Sep 1899 in Lot 25 Concession 5, Bruce, Bruce County, Ontario.|
Information from the register: parents James Harvey Inkster, farmer, & Tena Isabella McLean, Lot 25 Concession 5, informant J H Inkster, registered 26 Sept 1899.1
|(with Parents) 1901 Census||William Inkster appeared on the 1901 Census of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario with his parents. He was one year old and born 25 Sept 1899 in rural Ontario.3|
|(Subject) Photograph||Appeared in a family group photo taken about 1910.4|
|(with Parents) 1911 Census||Walce [sic] W Inkster appeared on the 1911 Census of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario with his parents. He was 10 years old, born in September 1900 in Ontario, and attended school ten months that year.5|
|(with Father) 1921 Census||Wallace appeared on the 1921 Census of Mount Hope Municipality, Saskatchewan with his widowed father and 7 siblings. He was 20, born in Ontario, Presbyterian, and worked on his father's farm.7|
|Marriage||He married Ruth Potts in 1926 in Saskatchewan.|
Bill and Ruth farmed and Ruth was also a Sunday School teacher and dressmaker.8
|(Widowed) Death||His wife Ruth died in 1928.8|
|Marriage||William Wallace Inkster married Anna Oline Ellison.2|
|Voters' List||The Inksters appeared on the electoral roll in 1940 in Saskatchewan. They were listed as William and Mrs Inkster of Raymore. They were enumerated in the electoral district of Yorkton, in the polling division comprised of Sections 3 to 10, 15 to 22, 27 to 34, Twp 28, Range 18; Sections 1, 12, 13, 24, 25 and 36 in Twp 28, Range 19; Sections 3 to 6 in Twp 29, Range 18; Section 1 in Twp 29, Range 19.9|
|(Subject) Photograph||Bill appeared in a photograph with his family as well as his father and sister Mabel.4|
|(Mentioned) Obituary||They was mentioned in James Harvey Inkster's 1954 obituary as son William of New Westminster.10|
|(Mentioned) Obituary||They was mentioned in Robert James Harold Inkster's 1958 obituary as brother William of New Westminster.11|
|Death||William died on 20 Dec 1974 in Coquitlam, British Columbia.|
Information from death certificate: usual residence 952 Dansey Avenue, Coquitlam, married to Anna Cline Ellison, janitor at a school, born 25 Sept 1899 in Underwood Ontario, age 75, father Harvey Inkster born Ontario, mother Isabel McLean born Ontario, burial in Burquitlam Cemetery; informant was the medical records supervisor at Valleyview Hospital.2
|Burial||He was buried on 23 Dec 1974 in Burquitlam Cemetery, Coquitlam, British Columbia.2|
|Last Edited||16 Sep 2013|
- Birth Registrations of Ontario, Canada. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. William Wallace Inkster, #006905-99.
- Death certificate registered in the Province of British Columbia. William Wallace Inkster, #74-09-019207.
- 1901 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Bruce W (50), Bruce (a-2), page 6, line 16.
- Copies of photographs in Marie Inkster's collection.
- 1911 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. 59 Bruce North, sd 4, ed 2, page 8.
- From prairie wool to golden grain: Raymore and district, 1904-1979 (Raymore, Saskatchewan: Raymore and Distict Historical Society, c1980). Digital copy viewed at ourroots.ca, page 131.
- 1921 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Saskatchewan, Last Mountain District, SD 46, Page 16.
- From prairie wool to golden grain: Raymore and district, 1904-1979 (Raymore, Saskatchewan: Raymore and Distict Historical Society, c1980). Digital copy viewed at ourroots.ca, Peter Potts family, page 502.
- Voters Lists, Federal Elections, 1935–1980. R1003-6-3-E (RG113-B). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Images viewed at Ancestry.com.
- Obituary of James Harvey Inkster in The Vancouver Sun, September 1954. transcribed by a volunteer.
- Obituary of James Harold Inkster in Vancouver Sun, Oct 20, 1958. transcribed by a volunteer.
- Letter from Marie Isabel Inkster, Kincardine, Ontario, to J Kolthammer, dated March 1997.
- Rootsweb Mailing List, archived online at http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, CAN-BC-OBITS-L, 6 Nov 2003 [mother].