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Heber Lewis Oldford (1889 - 1983)

Heber Lewis (Lew) Oldford
Born in Musgravetown, Newfoundland, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of [private wife (unknown - unknown)]
Husband of — married 18 Sep 1920 in Bonavista, Newfoundland, Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died at age 93 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 28 Jul 2008 | Last significant change: 19 Apr 2022
13:12: Chris Whitten edited the marriage between Mary Oakley Ford (1889-) and Heber Lewis Oldford (1889-1983). (Source found by Ronald Drodge) [Thank Chris for this]
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According to Peg (Oldford) Nelson, Aunt Oak, Lew's wife, died and later he married another Newfoundland lady named Alma. Lew did not have any children with either of his wives.

He married Mary O. Ford in 1920.[1]

In the 1930 and 1940 census, Lew appears with his wife Mary in Watertown, Mass.[2]

He died at the age of 94 in 1983.[3]


  1. "Canada, Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 March 2021), Lewis Oldford and Mary O Ford, 1920.
  2. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 April 2022), Heber L Oldford, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 511, sheet 2B, line 88, family 42, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 931; FHL microfilm 2,340,666.
  3. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 7 January 2021), Heber Oldford, Feb 1983; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • "Musgravetown Methodist Baptisms - 1872 - 1892 - Bonavista Bay District." Musgravetown Methodist Baptisms - 1872 - 1892 - Bonavista Bay District. Accessed April 09, 2016.
  • "Newfoundland Vital Statistics, 1753-1893," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 May 2015), Heber Lewis Oldford, 30 Aug 1889; citing Birth, Musgravetown, Bonavista, Newfoundland, Canada, Provincial Archives, St. John's.
  • "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), Heber Lewis Oldford, 1917-1918; citing Cambridge City no 3, Massachusetts, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,685,072.

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