Wilfred Henry Smith

M, #1481, b. 7 October 1901, d. 7 December 1928
Father*Abraham Henry Smith
Mother*Minnie Colville
Wilfred Henry Smith was also known as Wilford Henry Smith. He was born on Monday, 7 October 1901 at Peterborough, Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada. Wilfred and Dorothy Chessman, daughter of John Chessman and Elizabeth Tarr, were married by Reverend A. E. E. Legge on Saturday, 31 July 1926 at St. Cyprian's Anglican Church, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. She was 23, spinster, operator, living at 55 Hallam Street, Toronto, Church of England. He was 24, bachelor, truck driver, living at 550 Richmond St. W, Toronto, Church of England. They were both able to read and write. Margaret O'Hara witnessed the marriage.

Wilfred died on Friday, 7 December 1928 near Port Colborne, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 27 years and 2 months the result of a vehicle accident. The registration states he was Hebrew, born in Peterborough, transport driver. The physician listed the following: did not attend but made post mortem exam did not see him alive , saw body first when I did p/m. Profuse cerebral haemorrhage, laceration of brain, also perforation of stomach motor accident wheels caused above. The newspaper article on the crash can be found here.. Dorothy Smith was listed as the informant. Dr. H. C. Rundle was the attending physician. He was buried on Wednesday, 12 December 1928 at Section 22, Lot 8091, Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, and the plot was owned by his wife Dorothy.


Dorothy Chessman b. 28 Sep 1902