Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Mary Ann Goodwin

Female 1903 - 1947  (44 years)


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  • Name Mary Ann Goodwin 
    Born 22 Oct 1903  Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Interesting crime, murder, life story 
    Misfortune 28 Dec 1947  West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    murdered 
    Name Mary Ann Letson 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-24372 
    Died 28 Dec 1947  West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Cause: shot - murdered 
    Buried Winterbourne Presbyterian Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I24372  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Gillis Goodwin,   b. 23 Feb 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1913, Glenallan, Peel Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Alice Franklin,   b. 1870, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1949, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1892  Listowel, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Archibald Hewitt "Hugh" Letson,   b. 11 May 1904, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1947, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F6076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Oct 1903 - Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - murdered - 28 Dec 1947 - West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: shot - murdered - 28 Dec 1947 - West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Winterbourne Presbyterian Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Mary Ann Goodwin
    Mary Ann Goodwin
    yedmouse originally shared this on 28 Nov 2007 to Ancestry Public Member Tree

  • Notes 
    • Married Seven Years

      Mrs. Hugh Letson before her marriage was Mary Goodwin of Elmira. She was born near Glen Allan but moved to Elmira at the age of 12 and lived there up until about five years ago when she moved to West Montrose with her husband. They had been married for seven years relatives say. They had no children. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Alice Goodwin of Elmira; eight brothers, William Goodwin of Elmira; Allan and Clayton of Kitchener; Fred, Ernest and Ervin of Waterloo; Loman of Heidelberg, and Hardy of St. Clements; and one sister, Mrs. Fred (Margaret) Fries of Bridgeport

      Kitchener Record, Monday, December 29, 1947 [abbreviated version of article]

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), January 1, 1948 - Five Die In West Montrose Quarrel; Letson Family Is Wipe Out In Waterloo County's Worst Shooting.

    2. [S978] Funeral Home Records - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Dreisinger, LETSON, Mrs. Hugh, West Montrose, December 28th, 44 years.

    3. [S417] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Winterbourne Presbyterian CC#4597 Internet Link.
      Letson/ Hugh - Mary