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Oswald Andrew
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1836
Death: May 12, 1919

Oswald ANDREW was born in Ontario, son of William & Eliza Andrew who emigrated from Swanland, Yorkshire in 1830

He married Hannah Matilda WALKER in 1860

Oswald left Listowel, Ontario, October 24th 1878 to go west and claim a homestead. He Homesteaded 17-14-15 in the Os[rey district south west of Neepawa, about 3 1/2 miles.

Eli Walker. His brother in law wrote " A Pioneer tells his Story " published July 1981 in the Neepawa Press, as Neepawa was celebrating 100 years [ Extract ]

" We arrived in Winnepeg, which was then nothing but a muddy village, On Nov 3 [1878] After a few days we set out for Palestin, now Gladstone, on foot, accompanied by my brother in law Mr O Andrew. We intended to look for homesteads there but a friend advised us to go on to ' The Big Plains '.

Mr Andrew took up his homestead on the east half of 17-14-15, half of which is now owned by Mr H Tyndall and the other half by Mr Wm Plater... "

C1881 Little Saskatchewan, Western Extension, Extension, Manitoba

C1901-1911 Manitoba Mr Oswald Andrew

Oswald Andrew Age 83 Place of Death; 548 Selkirk Ave.
Death Date; May 12 1919
Born; Ontario Length of Illness; 4 years
Cause of Death; Old Age, Brights Disease

Obit, Neepawa Press 1919
There died in Winnipeg. last Monday, May 12. Mr Oswald ANDREW, aged 83 years, 3 months, 17 days. Desceased was one of the earliest settlers of Osprey district and is well remembered by many present residents. he leaves a widow, three sons, John; Kellington of British Columbia and Dr Norman Andrew of Minnedosa, and two daughters Mrs Logan of Winnipeg and Mrs Plater of Osprey
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  Hannah Matlida Walker Andrew (1844 - 1933)
Elmwood Cemetery
Greater Winnipeg
Manitoba, Canada
Plot: grave 1 Lot 483 Section 14
Created by: Mark Andrew
Record added: Jan 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23922060
Oswald Andrew
Added by: Ron C. Johnston
Oswald Andrew
Added by: Ron C. Johnston
Oswald Andrew
Added by: Ron C. Johnston
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