Memorable Manitobans: William Horne Bewell (1850-1925)
He farmed near Rosser and was active in the early activities of the Manitoba Grain Growers Association, serving as the shareholders' auditor for several years. He served as President of the Manitoba School Trustees Association (1910-1912). He retired to British Columbia in 1920.
He and wife Emma Edwards (1852-?) had nine children: Henry Edwards Bewell, George H. Bewell (1877-?), Frank W. Bewell (1879-?), Herbert H. Bewell (1880-?), Margaret M. Bewell (1883-?), Vincent R. Bewell (1886-?), Ross E. Bewell (1888-?), Vera R. Bewell (1890-?), and Evelyn A. Bewell (1892-?).
He died at Prospect Lake, British Columbia on 12 January 1925.
1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
Death registration [William Horne Bewell], British Columbia Vital Statistics.
“Deaths and funerals,” Manitoba Free Press, 20 January 1925, page 3.
We thank Joshua Watt for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 9 March 2023