Billie Duck, Morpeth Ontario, 1921

Billie Duck of Morpeth, Ontario 1919

My great-grandfather’s brother, Harvey Duck, married Leta Addeman on December 25, 1912 in Selton, Ontario. They lived in a house only a stone’s throw away from where I grew up, in a house that became “the old house” where I used to scavenge for antique china. The couple had one child, William (Billie) Henry Duck,…

1916 Ontario residents

1916 Morpeth photo

I came across this photo in my Grade 8 genealogy project. This photo was rare in that it had writing on the back. However, at the time I thought glueing it down was a good idea! So I am relying on my 13-year-old interpretation of the hand writing here: Henry Addeman was Leta Addeman’s father,…

1918 men

Old photos: 1918 men

Today’s old photos feature two groupings of men. The top photo includes Henry and Frank Addeman, which would’ve been Leta Duck’s relatives (Addeman was her maiden name). Perhaps they were visiting. I believe I saw the Buller name on the farm payroll, so he may have been a Morpeth, Ontario man. I don’t recognize the…