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Memorable Manitobans: William Aaron Inkster (1858-1938)

Farmer.

Born at New Orleans, Louisiana on 7 March 1858, son of John Inkster and Mary Fogarty, he came to Manitoba as a boy and began farming. He owned 240 acres of land near Stonewall. He married Margaret Tait. They had eight children: Ellen Mary Inkster, Josephine Inkster, Constance Inkster, Emily Inkster, John Inkster, Isabella Inkster, Louis Inkster, and Geoffrey James Inkster. He was a member of the Independent Order of Foresters and Episcopal Church. He died in the Rural Municipality of Rockwood on 14 October 1938.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 April 2010

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