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Memorable Manitobans: William Aaron Inkster (1858-1938)


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.


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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