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Memorable Manitobans: William W. Stevenson (1850-1934)

Farmer, businessman.

Born at Ottawa, Ontario on 11 August 1850, son of John Stevenson, he did clerical work and helped on the family farm until 1882 when he came to Manitoba and settled on a farmstead near Strathclair. He worked his land for five years then went to work as a clerk for R. C. Innis for several years, after which he established a general store at Neepawa. The store later burned down and he lost everything. In 1903 he started an agricultural implements business. In 1887 he married Annie McTavish (?-?) of Wellesley, Ontario. They had four children: John Alexander Stevenson, Edwin Hesson Stevenson, Eva Stevenson, and Neta Stevenson. He was a member of the IOOF. He died at Neepawa on 12 May 1934.

Sources:

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 September 2018

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