Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Hipwell - Tromley

This monument caught my eye in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound because of the beautiful figure of the angel.

In loving memory of
Norval Eldred Hipwell
Beloved husband of
Clara Louise Tromley

Norval E. Hipwell was in the shipbuilding related business in Owen Sound. He was born in Manitoba in 1907 and appears in the 1911 census in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba and in the 1916 census Neepawa, Manitoba. His parents were Ernest and Mary Catherine E. Hipwell.

Clara Louise Tromley was born in Parry  Sound District of Ontario in 1904. Her parents were Fred Tromley and Edith Stinton. In the 1911 census, the family is in the Dauphin District of Manitoba.

Some of their family information is found on a Rootsweb WorldConnect Tree