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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Hester Elizabeth "Birdie" Ponting: Birth: 22 DEC 1883 in Walsingham, Norfolk County, Ontario. Death: 1916

  2. Rosa "Rose" Bella Ponting: Birth: 19 MAY 1885 in Port Rowan, Norfolk County, Ontario. Death: 12 APR 1968 in St. Pauls, Perth County, Ontario

  3. Wavie Rowena Ponting: Birth: 10 JUL 1887.

  4. Jennie Beatrice Ponting: Birth: 24 FEB 1889 in Port Rowan, Ontario. Death: 04 MAR 1958 in Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital, Tillsonburg, Ontario.

  5. Charles E. Ponting: Birth: 29 JUN 1890.

  6. Hazel Ponting: Birth: 12 APR 1892. Death: 19 MAY 1974

  7. Roy Thomas "Tom" Ponting: Birth: 20 FEB 1894.

  8. Alice Myrtle Ponting: Birth: 17 APR 1896.


Sources
1. Title:   Obituary for Julia Ann Beam in the Tillsonburg News

Notes
a. Note:   Article in the February 24, 1949 Toronto Star appears under the headline "Woman, 86, Lives to see 104th descendant born" with photo of Allen George MacDonald and his aunt Joyce Burnett. A transcription from the 1903 Simcoe Reformer, states the following Ponting -- Rosa Bella Ponting, 18, Middleton spinster, born in Walsingham, daughter of Herbert Wm. Ponting and Julia Ann Beam, married Wm. James Arthur, 27, bachelor Walsingham farmer, born in Downie Township, Perth County, son of Samuel Arthur and Matilda H[....], in Courtland. Registration 013563 [Ontario Vital Stats] [Transcriber's Comment No date provided. Registration date 10 Jun 1903] This can be found on the Norfolk Historial Society Web site at http//www.norfolklore.com/index1.html Unfortunately, transcriptions for the Simcoe Reformer on that site don't cover 1893. But other information on the site shows the following on members of the Beam family(ies). Note another reference to Julia A. Beam, married to Herbert W. Ponting, and their same daughter referred to above. Given these two earlier references, this information indicates that Julia Ann's maiden name was Beam, not 'Bean' as appeared in two newspaper obituaries that listed her father's name being Darius Bean with an 'n'. Beam -- Mrs. Beam's father, Abram Clows, 88, died 24 Oct 18944 at her home in Waterford [NR18941108] Beam -- Aaron Beam married Harriett DeWitt of Walsingham, 18 Nov 1843. Witnesses Thomas Lamport; John Bowers [GJR - SR19010307] Beam -- Jemima, 73 years 3 months, relict of Peter Beam, died 18 May 1893 in Waterford [NR18930601] Beam -- Julia A. Beam, wife of H. W. Ponting, was mother of Mrs. Wm. James Arthur Beam -- to wife of Nelson Beam a son 29 Mar 1890 in Waterford [BC18900423] Beam -- Sarah, 52, wife of Aaron Beam J.P., died 4 May 1895 in Windham [NR18950516] Beam -- Warren S. Beam of Selkirk married Miss Jessie Lee Sutor of Selkirk, 15 Oct 1902 in Selkirk [SR19021030]


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