Re: Edmonton, British Columbia, St. Catharines - Canada
Have Acton genealogy you may be interested in.
Edgar Acton, born 24/May/1868, near Rockingham, Ontario,married Annie Hodgins on 16/May/1891,died 12/Dec/1907 at Vancouver, B.C.
Edgar was son of Arthur Acton, born 21/Jan/1834 at Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England, married Sarah Dawson on 28/Apr/1856 at Prestwich, Lancashire, England, died 10/Jan/1923 at Edmonton, Alberta.
Edgar and Annie (Hodgins)listed on 1901 and 1906 census
William E.born 2/Sept/1895
Annie O. born 26/May/1898
Mary M. born 25/Sept/1900
Russel, born 1905
Annie (Hodgins) Acton died 14/Dec/1937 at Vancouver, B.C.
Sources: Arthur Acton family Bible, 1901 & 1906 census of Alberta, B.C. Cemetery records. Marriage and death certificates of Edgar Acton, Also have Attestation Papers for William Edgar Acton (1916), address 439 29 Ave. East, Vancouver, B.C., next of kin - mother, Mrs. Annie Acton, occupation Druggist, born Edmonton, Alberta.
Acton family researched back to Richard Acton Sr. born C. 1789, Cheshire, England, who married Sarah Griffies.
Most interested to learn about William Edgar Acton and his family.
Eileen Merkley (researching Actons)