Clifford James Wreaks1

ID # 642, (1877-1935)
Descendants of John Coleman & Elizabeth Lawrason
     Clifford James Wreaks was born on 15 July 1877 at England.1 He married Hattie Vansickle, daughter of John Vansickle and Eliza Misener, on 11 May 1905 at Brant County, Ontario. (notes: 004785-05 - Clifford James WREAKS, 27, farmer, England, Troy - Wentworth Co., s/o Joseph WREAKS & Annie Elizabeth MOREHEAD, married HattieVANSICKLE, 19, Troy, same, d/o John VANSICKLE & Eliza J. P. R. MISNER, witn: D. M. HUBBARD of Claremont & Clara L. CARPENTER of Newport, 11 May 1905 at Grand River parsonage).1 He died on 24 August 1935 at age 58.1 He was buried on 26 August 1935 at Union Cemetery, Waterdown, Ontario.1 According to a notice in the Brantford Expositor, the funeral for Clifford was held in Waterdown:

Death Aug 26, 1935
> P8 C2
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Wreaks are in Waterdown today attending the funeral of Mr. Wreak's brother, Clifford Wreaks who died suddenly on Saturday.

The date shown at the top of the newspaper clipping is the date of the edition of the newspaper.

The OGS has a trascription of stones for Union Cemetery, but Clifford's name does not appear to be inscribed on any of them. What they do have is a list of burials which must originate from cemetery records, and gives the block and lot numbers (in Clifford's case, block 58, lot 4). I do not find a record of Hattie being buried with him and to thispoint do not know where she is buried.1

Last Edited=9 Nov 2007

Child of Clifford James Wreaks and Hattie Vansickle


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.