Person:William Morden (2)

William Sutton Morden
Facts and Events
Name[4] William Sutton Morden
Gender Male
Birth[4] 1798 West Flamborough (township), Wentworth, Ontario, Canada
Death[3][4] 1881
Burial[4] Lambeth, Middlesex, Ontario, CanadaTrinity Anglican Cemetery

"William Morden" is in lots 43 and 44 in concession I (not one) Westminster Twp. (S1) This property is on the northwest corner of the intersection of Colonel Talbot Road (Highway 4) and Southdale Road. This may have been owned by his widow, Hannah, who was alive at least until 1881.

"W. Morden" is listed as owner of property in Aldborough Township in 1877 (S2). His son, David Cummins Morden, lived there according to the 1881 census.

William's wife (Hannah, born about 1805) was a widow in 1881 (S3).

No dates were on his stone in Trinity Cemetery (S4).

  1.   Atlas of Middlesex County Ontario

    Westminster Township map.

  2.   Atlas of Elgin County Ontario

    Aldborough Township map.

  3. Census Westminster Middlesex East Ontario
    p. 17, 1881.

    167A3 FHL 1375904 Film C-13268 House 91:
    Carels Morden Male English 49 Ontario Farmer C. Methodist;
    Hannah Morden W Female Dutch 76 Ontario C. Methodist. (transcribed by WRCummins)

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Trinity Anglican Cemetery

    Photos by WR Cummins of marker 1 row 14 in Lambeth Ontario in spring 2007 show that the OGS transcription was incorrect. The following is a correct transcription: IN MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM S. / MORDEN (south side); HANNAH / WIFE OF / WILLIAM S. / MORDEN (east side facing Talbot Road); MORDEN (base of east side facing Talbot Road); PRUDENCE/ DAUGHTER OF / WM. S. & HANNAH/ MORDEN (west side); MARY / DAUGHTER OF / WM. S. & HANNAH / MORDEN (north side); MORNEY T. / SON OF / CHAS. & JENNETT ARRAND (base of north side).