The Loghrin Family History
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Generation V      Parent

Nelson Samuel Loghrin
b. Mar. 21, 1905 - d. May 21, 1983
        
Ethel Jennie Mae MacEwin
b. May 11, 1907 - d. Sept. 9, 1991¹
Nelson was born at Stratford and, after he left school, he worked for a dairy in Stratford.  He married Jenny Mae McEwin, daughter of George McEwin and Mildred Hill², Feb. 6, 1925.  Nelson and Mae separated in the mid 1940s¹. 
Nelson with the milk wagon.  Photo from Marjorie Loghrin's collection.
The family lived in a white house on the west side of Erie St. near the railway level crossing¹.  Born in Downie Township, Mae lived in Stratford most of her life.  She was a member of St. John's United Church and the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.²
Nel was later employed at Centralia with the R.C.A.F. as a civilian.  He retired from Centralia and was hospitalized in Exeter and Stratford for a lengthy period.³  Nelson died at the Rehabilitation and Extended Care Unit of the Stratford General Hospital.*

Family:
Frances Mildred Loghrin, b. 1925 -        
Reta Jane Loghrin, b. 1926 -        
Marjorie Helen Loghrin, b. 1930 -
Elaine Eleanor Loghrin, b. Aug. 7, 1931 - d. June 23, 1996        
William (Bill) Fredrick Loghrin, b. Mar. 13, 1933 - d. Jan. 28, 2004        
Donna Mae Loghrin, b. 1935 -

Helen Collins, Mae Loghrin, Bess Loghrin, 1978.  They were visiting in the living room at Bess's place.  Photo from Tom Loghrin's collection.
Nel and his sister, Helen Collins.  She was visiting him in the Exeter hospital in 1970.  Photo from Sharon Loghrin's collection.
        ¹ Will Keith set up this page in 1968 but additional dates and information were provided by Donna Loghrin in a telephone conversation with Tom Loghrin, June 11, 2005.
        ² Mrs. Jennie Mae Loghrin's obituary, The Stratford Beacon Herald (Sept. 10, 1991)
        ³ Tom Loghrin, 2005
        * The Stratford Beacon Herald (May 24, 1983), p. 3.