Sunday, July 6, 2014

The Newman Family in Elgin County Ontario - Part 9 - V Daphne Bernice Newman

The Newman Family in Elgin County Ontario - Part 9 - V Daphne Bernice Newman

V. Daphne Bernice Newman, was another daughter of John and Susan who was born February 21, 1890, in Port Stanley, Ontario, Canada; and died May 03, 1951, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA; She married (2) CHARLES MILLARD and (1) LEWIS WESTOVER.

V. Daphne Newman – Birth Certificate - # 006895-90
Born                             February 21, 1890
Place of Birth                 Port Stanley
Mother                          Susan Stephens
                        Father                           John James Newman                 

Church at Bend of River - page 70, Daphne, parents John & Susan Newman, born 21 February 1890 at Port Stanley, baptized 23 October 1892 by Rev John Schutte. Witnesses John Clark and Jane Newman.

Daphne (Della) Bernice Newman married Lewis (Aloisius) Westover in Sparta, Ontario on October 16, 1906. Lewis was a labourer who lived in Port Stanley. Daphne lived on Steele St in St Thomas, Ontario.

Daphne died on May 3, 1957 in Cleveland, Ohio. Daphne still maintained her Canadian citizenship at the time of her death.

The marriage for DAPHNE NEWMAN to LEWIS WESTOVER in the Division of Yarmouth, County of Elgin Shows in marriage records in the St Thomas, Ontario library.
MARRIAGE OF DAPHNE NEWMAN - #006720 - County of Elgin, Division of Yarmouth
Name of Groom             Lewis Westover
Age                               21
Date of Marriage            October 16, 1906
Place of Marriage           Sparta
Residence when married   Port Stanley
Place of Birth                   Alymer
Occupation                      Painter
Name of Father                Lewis Westover
Name of Mother               Eliza Powers
Name of Bride                 Daphne Newman
Age                                18
Residence when married   Port Stanley
Place of Birth                   Port Stanley
Occupation                      Farmer's daughter
Father                             John Newman
Mother                            Susan Stephens
Religion                          Methodist
Name and Address of Witness     Vida Newman
                                                                        Port Stanley
                                                                        Marg McVitty
By whom married                       Rev S R McVitty
                         License or Bands                           L           
                         Date of Registration                   Dec 10, 1906

                   St. Thomas Daily Times, October 7, 1919 - Death of Infant. The death occurred on Saturday of Percy Clay Westover, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Westover, at Chatham, after a few days illness of Cholera infantum The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence of the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Newman, 7 Alexander Street. Rev. W.F. Brownlee officiated at the service. Interment was made in the Union Cemetery.

                                    The children of V. Daphne Newman and Lewis Westover
·          Vida Jane Westover born Port Stanley June 20, 1915. She married Frank M Panza on May 9, 1936 at St Rocco’s Church, Cleveland, Ohio USA. Her nickname was ‘Peggy’. Vida Jane (Westover) Panza and Frank Panza had John R Panza Sr on August 28, 1941 in Cleveland. John R Panza Sr died July 28, 1994 in Parma Ohio USA.

·          Percy Clay Westover born Chatham October 7, 1919. Percy died in Chatham in 1919 and is buried in Union Cemetery.

·          Charles (Chuck) Westover who married Martha (unknown) Westover and lived in Texas. They had four children, two girls names unknown and two boys Charles and Jackie Westover.

·          Donald Westover married Winifred (unknown) and they live in ST Thomas. Of their children only Donald Westover Jr. is known.

·          Jack Westover who married Helen (unknown) and lived in Ohio.

·          Frances Westover who died young.

As per a researching descendent, Daphne remarried a Charlie Millard, a friend of Lewis Westover and moved to Cleveland, Ohio, Daphne "Della: Millard died 3 May, 1951. (Reference U.S.A. death certificate).

Researchers of the line state Daphne and Charles Edward Millard had 5 known children:

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