Sunday, March 8, 2015

Mrs. Edith Fewings Wenmoth, a Native of Canada

According to records at FamilySearch, Edith/Edythe Fewings was born in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, to John and Sarah (Galpin) Wenmoth. The inscription on Edith's tombstone lists her birth date as March 31, 1867. On February 3, 1909, Edith Fewings married Ernest Howard Wenmoth in Erie County, Ohio. Mrs. Edith Fewings Wenmoth passed away on August 2, 1928. She was buried at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. Edith was survived by a sister and brother, both of Canada, and several nieces and nephews. A lovely cross adorns the top of her tombstone, which is in the shape of a the tree trunk that is cut off, to signify a life cut short.

An obituary for Edith Fewings Wenmoth appeared in the August 2, 1928 issue of the Sandusky Star Journal.

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