Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Tombstone Tuesday - May 10. 2016 - Charles Edward May

Charles Edward May

Charles Edward May was the son of Josiah May and Matilda Waig born on April 17, 1851.  Charles Edward May married Dorothy Ann Hainer some time around 1876.

In the 1881 Census, Charles and Dorothy are in the Lincoln & Niagara area with the first two sons; Harry A and Lewis P.  Charles is a farm labour. 
In the 1901 Census, Charles and his wife, Dorothy are living in Lincoln & Niagara area in Ontario with their children; Harry A. (1877), Lewis P. (1880), Archy(1886), Charles B. (1888), Maggie M. (1892) and his Mother, Matilda May (1832).

In the 1911 Census, Charles and Dorothy still have Lewis P, Charles and Maggie still living with then at home and a boarder Blakley Allan.

According to his death record, Charles Edward died on May 10, 1934 of Chronic Nephritis and senility. He had been a farmer by trade. He was a widower at the time of his death. He was buried in Maple Lawn Cemetery according to his death record but I am unable to find a photo of his Tombstone.  There are other May Family members in this cemetery including his son Lewis Phillip May. 

Maple Lawn Cemetery

Maple Lawn Church - closed in 2006
Rest in Peace,

Jane Smith

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