10-82    Charles Wellington Birdsall

10-82  Charles Wellington10, John Wellington9, Andrew8, Samuel7, Samuel6, Jacob5, Samuel4, Benjamin3, Nathan2, Henry1

Charles Wellington Birdsall, son of John Wellington Birdsall and Annie Robb (Powers) Birdsall, was b. March 4, 1893 at Fairview Farm, Middleton Township Third Concession south of Talbot Road, lots 13 and 14.  Charles d. November 6, 1980.  Charles m. Eva Bernice Swinn (dau. of Albert Swinn and Alice (Thomlinson) Swinn on September 15, 1915.


Some significant events in the life of Charles Wellington Birdsall:


1906 - Passed the Entrance after attending South Middleton Public School, S.S. No. 13.

1907-1909 - Tillsonburg High School

1909-1910 - Tillsonburg Business College

1910-1915 - Worked on farm with his Father

l915 - September 15, married Eva Bernice Swinn

1920 - Bought the farm from his Father, his Father and Mother moved to the "Triggerson Place" on the Plank Road, now Hwy. 59

1928 - Grew first crop of tobacco

1928-1930 - Councillor, Township of Middleton

1940 - sharegrowers grew the tobacco crop

1952 - sold the farm to Jack and Freda Graves

1948-1950 - Deputy Reeve Middleton Township

1951-1952 - Reeve, Middleton Township

1951 - Warden of Norfolk County

1953 - Progressive Conservative Candidate in Federal Election

1956-1961 - Assessor, Middleton Township

1972 - Moved to Tillsonburg from the farmhouse where he was born

1980 - Died in a car accident on November 6

Stories by Charles Wellington Birdsall

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Diaries of Charles Wellington Birdsall

Children of Charles Wellington Birdsall and Eva Bernice Swinn, surname Birdsall:

1.                  Jean Alice, b. 1917, d. 2006, m. Keith Harvey (1914-1997).  Children of Keith Harvey and Jean Birdsall, surname Harvey:

a)       Michael Keith, b. 1957, m. Roberta Ellison.  Children of Michael Harvey and Roberta Ellison, surname Harvey:

                                                                                                                                 i.            Michael Robert, b. 1981

                                                                                                                               ii.                 Andrew George, b. 1986

2.                  Doris Eileen, b. 1918, d. 2018, m. Oliver Oatman (1912-1973). Children of Oliver Oatman and Doris Birdsall, surname Oatman:

a)       James Edward, b. 1949, m. Anna Harris.  Children of James Oatman and Anna Harris, surname Oatman:

                                                                                                                                             i.            Oliver James, b. 1981

                                                                                                                                           ii.            Gwendolyn Leanna, b. 1983

b)      Charles Douglas, b. 1951, m. Marlene Pfaff.  Children of Charles Oatman and Marlene Pfaff, surname Oatman:

                                                                                                                                             i.            Rebecca Ann, b. 1981

                                                                                                                                           ii.            Christopher Charles, b. 1984

c)       David Oliver, b. 1955, d. 2019, m. Mary Lynn Palmer.  Children of David Oatman and Mary Lynn Palmer, surname Oatman:

                                                                                                                                             i.            Aaron Nicholas, b. 1988

                                                                                                                                           ii.            Brian Benjamin, b. 1991

d)      Jean Marie, b. 1959, m. Douglas Kent.  Children of Douglas Kent and Jean Oatman, surname Kent:

                                                                                                                                             i.            David George, b. 1986

                                                                                                                                           ii.            Stephanie Marie, b. 1993

3.                  Freda Anne, b. 1920, m. Jack Graves.  Children of Jack Graves and Freda Birdsall, surname Graves:

a)       Brenda Jean, b. 1947, m. Fred Harris.  Children of Fred Harris and Brenda Graves, surname Harris:

                                                                                                                                          i.            Charles Birdsall, b. 1970

                                                                                                                                        ii.            Peter David, b. 1974

b)      Vikki Annette, b. 1949, m. John Cranfield.  Children of John Cranfield and Vikki Graves, surname Cranfield:

                                                                                                                                          i.            Andrea Elizabeth, b. 1980

                                                                                                                                        ii.            Kimberley Ann, b. 1982

c)       Lori Michelle, b. 1964, m. David Kerckaert.  Children of David Kerckaert and Lori Graves, surname Kerckaert:

                                                                                                                                          i.            Katie Graves, b. 1990

                                                                                                                                        ii.            Jesse Graves, b. 1993

                                                                                                                                      iii.            Christiana Graves, b. 1996


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