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Heber Lewis Oldford (1889 - 1983)

Heber Lewis (Lew) Oldford
Born in Musgravetown, Newfoundlandmap
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Husband of [private wife (unknown - unknown)]
Husband of — married 18 Sep 1920 in Bonavista, Newfoundlandmap
[children unknown]
Died at age 93 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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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.
  • Daily News Newspaper St Johns Newfoundland marriage records for 1920

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I have edited birth and marriage locations , deleted Canada Newfoundland did not join Canada until 1949 prior to 1949 Newfoundland was a country
posted by Keith Brown

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