Tuesday 19 October 2021

William Wreford of Detroit

From the Canadian newspaper the Border Cities Star from 17 May 1926 regarding the death of Tiverton born Detroit resident William Wreford. It mentions his reputation as the most successful cattle buyer in the midwest, his philanthropy, and his contribution to the development of Detroit. He owned blocks of the city that later became the Barlum Hotel and the Michigan Theatre. The obituary also mentions his wife, Elizabeth Bale Webber, who was also born in Tiverton. They are buried in Detroit.

Border Cities Star article from 17 May 1926
Border Cities Star article - 1926

1 comment:

  1. We belive this to be my maternal grandmother's grandfather.