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Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Henry Peadon (1860-1923)


Born at Chard, Somerset, England in October 1860, the son of William Benjamin Peadon (1828-1874) and Ann Bunston (1831-1904), he immigrated to Canada in 1911 and taught at Glenwood School (1911-1914), Balmoral School (1914-1915), and Clarkleigh School. He was married twice, first to Charlotte Jessie Hayworth (1868-1892) and later to fellow educator Amy Grace Peadon (1872-1944). He had one daughter. He died at his St. Vital residence, 10 Raglan Road, on 18 March 1923 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.


1911 Canada census, Library and Archives Canada.

Death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Tribune, 23 March 1923, page 17.

“St. Vital Glenwood S.D. No. 1537,” Manitoba Free Press, 21 July 1914, page 13.

“Mrs. Amy Grace Peadon, former teacher, dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 January 1944, page 2.

“Mrs. J. H. Peadon dies in St. Vital,” Winnipeg Tribune, 24 January 1944, page 15.

“Glenwood School staff hold dinner as honor for Mrs. J. H. Peadon,” Winnipeg Tribune, 1 February 1940, page 8.

“History of St. Vital Schools,” St. Vital Lance, 10 September 1970, page 22. [St. Vital Museum, History of St. Vital Schools file]

Daly family tree, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 18 July 2014

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