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William John Storie, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1870
Pembroke
Ontario, Canada
Death: Apr. 12, 1941
Langdon
Cavalier County
North Dakota, USA

Born in Renfrew Co., Ontario to David and Mathilda (McCallum) Storie, older brother to Sarah (Storie) O'Neill. William moved with his father, sister, and new step-mother Annie (Brishnaham) Storie to the Emerson, Manitoba area by 1881. Later by the mid 1880s the family migrated to a homestead in the Dakota Territory near Osnabrock in Cavalier County. The family lived in a small "soddy" while David built a house in Alma Township.

William taught school in Osnabrock and area for several school terms starting in 1894. Additionaly he also was the local Postmaster and newspaper publisher in Osnabrock.

William 1st married Annie Baxter on Christmas Day 1903 in Emerson, MB. Annie was an immigrant from England. Through this marriage Annie gave him 3 children Ella, David, and Annie. Annie died during the flu epidemic leaving him to raise the children alone.

William remarried on 17 April 1921 to Mrs. Emily (Carr) Matthews, another native of England. Along with her daughter Anna Mae Emily gave him 3 sons; William, George, and Howard. Due to complications in childbirth to Howard Emily and Howard both passed away in 1925.

William never remarried. By 1930 Willam and his two youngest children moved to Langdon where they lived with his eldest daughter Ella and her family.

William died in his sleep in 1941. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Storie (1843 - 1906)
  Mathilda McCallum Storie (1853 - 1876)
 
 Spouses:
  Annie Mary Baxter Storie (1867 - 1918)
  Margaret Emily Carr Storie (1885 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  David Emerson Storie (1906 - 2002)*
  William John Storie (1922 - 2006)*
  George Douglas Storie (1923 - 1996)*
  Howard Matthew Storie (1925 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  William John Storie (1870 - 1941)
  Sarah Mathilda Storie O'Neill (1874 - 1952)*
  Ernest Webster Storie (1886 - 1955)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Osnabrock
Cavalier County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Family Searcher
Record added: Nov 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8116331
William John Storie, Sr
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