Memorable Manitobans: William Moxam (1882-1950)
Born at Foresters Falls, Ontario, Ontario on 25 August 1882, son of Emanuel M. Moxam (1854-?) and Annie Moxam (1852-?), twin brother of John Archibald Moxam, he came to Manitoba in 1903 and worked as a building contractor, at Petersfield for four years and later at Winnipeg. He and wife Ethel Blanche Demille (1886-1955) had two daughters: Marjorie Irene Moxam (1906-?, wife of Clarence Lee Tallie) and Helen Adelaide Moxam (1907-1987). He was a charter member of the Vermillion Lodge AF & AM at Dauphin. He died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 28 April 1950 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery.
Some of his construction works in Manitoba included:
1901 and 1911 Canada censuses, Automated Genealogy.
Birth registration [Helen Adelaide Moxam], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Marriage registration [Marjorie Irene Moxam, Clarence Lee Talley], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 May 1950, page 26.
Obituary [Helen Blanche Moxam], Winnipeg Free Press, 14 January 1955, page 31.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 22 April 2022