George Martin Haskett1,2,3

M, #7441, b. 7 September 1847, d. 1912
Father*Mark Haskett3
Mother*Mary Jane (?)3
Last Edited11 Aug 2017
     He was born on 7 September 1847 in London, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada.3,4 George married Mary Jane Rorke on 10 February 1886 in Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.3
     He died in 1912.2

Census Data

     George Haskett and Mary appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario, enumerated 31 March 1901. George was. Their children George C, William M, Gladwyn W, Merwyn Y, Harold R, Kendall R, Katleen L and Constance were listed as living with them.4

Family

Mary Jane Rorke b. 18 Dec 1860
Children

Citations

  1. Or his middle name may have been Merton based upon spelling in some of his children's birth and/or marriage registrations.
  2. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  3. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., George Martin Haskett & Minnie Rorke.
  4. [S2020] George M Haskett household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Markdale (village), Grey South, Ontario; Page: 16; Family: 161, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6469, Knowing from other sources that Merwyn's middle name is Young, his middle initial can be interpreted as a "Y", rather than a "J" as shown in the Automated Genealogy transcription, or "Z" as shown in the ancestry.com transcription.
  5. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: William McFarland Haskett. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  6. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Wm Mcf Haskett & Eva Jane Osborne.
  7. [S1443] ON Births 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Gladwyn Washington Haskett & Merton Young Haskett (twins).
  8. [S1443] ON Births 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Harold Rorke Haskett.
  9. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Nilda Alice Franklin & Kendall Richardson Haskett.
  10. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Constance Amelia Haskett & Clarence Victor Kerr.

Chester Haskett1

M, #7442
Father*George Martin Haskett1 b. 7 Sep 1847, d. 1912
Mother*Mary Jane Rorke1 b. 18 Dec 1860
Last Edited20 Feb 2017
     February 2017 Research notes:
Are George and Chester the same individual? The initial C could be for Chester.2

Citations

  1. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).

William McFarland Haskett1,2,3

M, #7443, b. 7 July 1888
Father*George Martin Haskett2,3,4 b. 7 Sep 1847, d. 1912
Mother*Mary Jane Rorke2,3,4 b. 18 Dec 1860
Last Edited20 Feb 2017
     He was born on 7 July 1888 in Grey County, Ontario, Canada.2 He was born on 7 July 1889 according to the 1901 census.4 William married Eva Jane Osborne on 17 November 1913 in York County, Ontario, Canada.1,3

Census Data

     William M Haskett appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario in the household of his parents, George Haskett and Mary Haskett.4

Family

Eva Jane Osborne b. c 1891

Citations

  1. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: William McFarland Haskett. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  3. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Wm Mcf Haskett & Eva Jane Osborne.
  4. [S2020] George M Haskett household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Markdale (village), Grey South, Ontario; Page: 16; Family: 161, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6469, Knowing from other sources that Merwyn's middle name is Young, his middle initial can be interpreted as a "Y", rather than a "J" as shown in the Automated Genealogy transcription, or "Z" as shown in the ancestry.com transcription.

Merwyn Young Haskett1

M, #7444, b. 14 December 1889, d. 24 October 1957
Father*George Martin Haskett2,3 b. 7 Sep 1847, d. 1912
Mother*Mary Jane Rorke2,3 b. 18 Dec 1860
Last Edited11 Aug 2017
     He was born on 14 December 1889 in Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.4,1 Alternatively, he was born on 14 July 1890 in Ontario, Canada, according to the 1901 census.3 Merwyn married Alyce Cecelia Maguire on 12 October 1912 in Canada.1,5
     He died on 24 October 1957 in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington, USA, at age 67.1 Merwyn Young Haskett was buried in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Tumwater, Washington, USA.1
     His name was recorded as Merton Young Haskett on his birth registration.4

Census Data

     Merwyn Y Haskett appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario in the household of his parents, George Haskett and Mary Haskett.3

Family

Alyce Cecelia Maguire b. 11 Jul 1884, d. 21 Dec 1964
Marriage*Merwyn married Alyce Cecelia Maguire on 12 October 1912 in Canada.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Merwyn Young Haskett
    Grave marker transcription:
    HASKETT
    Alyce C.     July 11, 1884 - Dec. 21, 1964
    Merwyn Y.     Dec. 14, 1889 - Oct. 24, 1957.
  2. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  3. [S2020] George M Haskett household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Markdale (village), Grey South, Ontario; Page: 16; Family: 161, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6469, Knowing from other sources that Merwyn's middle name is Young, his middle initial can be interpreted as a "Y", rather than a "J" as shown in the Automated Genealogy transcription, or "Z" as shown in the ancestry.com transcription.
  4. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Gladwyn Washington Haskett & Merton Young Haskett (twins). Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  5. [S7809] George M. Haskett, Tacoma Tribune, Tacoma, WA, Feb 2, 1995 viewed at Rootsweb,, Rootsweb Message Biard - Saskatchewan, St. Joseph's. Hereinafter cited as Tacoma Tribune.
  6. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest, Page 147 & 151.

Gladwyn Washington Haskett1,2,3,4,5

M, #7445, b. 14 December 1889, d. 1 November 1959
Father*George Martin Haskett1,2,3 b. 7 Sep 1847, d. 1912
Mother*Mary Jane Rorke1,2,3,5 b. 18 Dec 1860
Last Edited3 Sep 2017
     He was born on 14 December 1889 in Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.2,5 Alternatively, he was born on 14 July 1890 in Ontario, Canada, according to the 1901 census.3
     He died on 1 November 1959 in 523 Eckhardt Ave., West, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada, at age 69 He was a retired bookkeeper.4,5 Gladwyn Washington Haskett was buried on 5 November 1959 in Lakeview Cemetery, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.5

Census Data

     Gladwyn W Haskett appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario in the household of his parents, George Haskett and Mary Haskett.3

Citations

  1. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Gladwyn Washington Haskett & Merton Young Haskett (twins). Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  3. [S2020] George M Haskett household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Markdale (village), Grey South, Ontario; Page: 16; Family: 161, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6469, Knowing from other sources that Merwyn's middle name is Young, his middle initial can be interpreted as a "Y", rather than a "J" as shown in the Automated Genealogy transcription, or "Z" as shown in the ancestry.com transcription.
  4. [S3353] South Okanagan Genealogical Society. Cemeteries Site of the South Okanagan,, online Cemeteries Site of the South Okanagan, Cemeteries Site of the South Okanagan
    Penticton Lakeview Cemetery
    HASKETT Gladwyn W. 1959. Hereinafter cited as S.O.G.S. Cemeteries Site.
  5. [S4425] Gladwyn Washington Haskett, Death Registration 1959-09-012525 (1 Nov 1959), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, B.C. Death Registration Image - Haskett, Gladwyn Washington. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Haskett, G W.

Kendall Richardson Haskett1,2

M, #7446, b. 14 July 1894
Father*George Martin Haskett2,1,3 b. 7 Sep 1847, d. 1912
Mother*Mary Jane Rorke1,2,3 b. 18 Dec 1860
Last Edited3 Apr 2017
     He was born on 14 July 1894 in Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.2,3 Kendall married Nilda Alice Franklin on 19 July 1923 in Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada.2

Census Data

     Kendall R Haskett appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario in the household of his parents, George Haskett and Mary Haskett.3

Family

Nilda Alice Franklin b. c 1901

Citations

  1. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Nilda Alice Franklin & Kendall Richardson Haskett.
  3. [S2020] George M Haskett household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Markdale (village), Grey South, Ontario; Page: 16; Family: 161, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6469, Knowing from other sources that Merwyn's middle name is Young, his middle initial can be interpreted as a "Y", rather than a "J" as shown in the Automated Genealogy transcription, or "Z" as shown in the ancestry.com transcription.

Harold Rorke Haskett1,2

M, #7447, b. 8 November 1891
Father*George Martin Haskett2,1 b. 7 Sep 1847, d. 1912
Mother*Mary Jane Rorke1,2 b. 18 Dec 1860
Last Edited20 Feb 2017
     He was born on 8 November 1891 in Grey County, Ontario, Canada.2 Alternatively, he was born on 8 November 1892 in Ontario, Canada, according to the 1901 census.3

Census Data

     Harold R Haskett appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario in the household of his parents, George Haskett and Mary Haskett.3

Citations

  1. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Harold Rorke Haskett. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  3. [S2020] George M Haskett household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Markdale (village), Grey South, Ontario; Page: 16; Family: 161, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6469, Knowing from other sources that Merwyn's middle name is Young, his middle initial can be interpreted as a "Y", rather than a "J" as shown in the Automated Genealogy transcription, or "Z" as shown in the ancestry.com transcription.

Kathleen Haskett1

F, #7448, b. 14 July 1894
Father*George Martin Haskett1,2 b. 7 Sep 1847, d. 1912
Mother*Mary Jane Rorke1,2 b. 18 Dec 1860
Last Edited3 Apr 2017
     She was born on 14 July 1894 in Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.2

Census Data

     Katleen L Haskett appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario in the household of her parents, George Haskett and Mary Haskett.2

Citations

  1. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S2020] George M Haskett household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Markdale (village), Grey South, Ontario; Page: 16; Family: 161, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6469, Knowing from other sources that Merwyn's middle name is Young, his middle initial can be interpreted as a "Y", rather than a "J" as shown in the Automated Genealogy transcription, or "Z" as shown in the ancestry.com transcription.

Constance Amelia Haskett1,2,3

F, #7449, b. 8 August 1896
Father*George Martin Haskett2,1,3 b. 7 Sep 1847, d. 1912
Mother*Mary Jane Rorke1,2,3 b. 18 Dec 1860
Last Edited3 Apr 2017
     She was born on 8 August 1896 in Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada.2,3 Constance married Clarence Victor Kerr on 29 August 1921 in Leeds County, Ontario, Canada.2,1

Census Data

     Constance Haskett appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Markdale, Euphrasia Twp., Grey County, Ontario in the household of her parents, George Haskett and Mary Haskett.3

Family

Clarence Victor Kerr b. c 1894

Citations

  1. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Constance Amelia Haskett & Clarence Victor Kerr.
  3. [S2020] George M Haskett household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Markdale (village), Grey South, Ontario; Page: 16; Family: 161, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6469, Knowing from other sources that Merwyn's middle name is Young, his middle initial can be interpreted as a "Y", rather than a "J" as shown in the Automated Genealogy transcription, or "Z" as shown in the ancestry.com transcription.

Eva Jane Osborne1,2

F, #7450, b. circa 1891
Father*Richard Osborne2
Mother*Margaret Gulliver2
Last Edited16 Nov 2008
     She was born circa 1891 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada.2 Eva married William McFarland Haskett on 17 November 1913 in York County, Ontario, Canada.1,2

Family

William McFarland Haskett b. 7 Jul 1888

Citations

  1. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Wm Mcf Haskett & Eva Jane Osborne.

Vivien Haskett1,2

F, #7453, b. 23 June 1913, d. 5 November 1998
Father*Merwyn Young Haskett1 b. 14 Dec 1889, d. 24 Oct 1957
Mother*Alyce Cecelia Maguire3 b. 11 Jul 1884, d. 21 Dec 1964
Last Edited11 Aug 2017
     She was born on 23 June 1913 in Saskatchewan, Canada.2 Vivien married James Rose Yocom on 28 November 1935.4,2
     She died on 5 November 1998 in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA, at age 85.2 Vivien Haskett was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA.2
     In the obituary of Major General (Retired) George M Haskett who died 27 January 1995, his sister, Vivien Yocom was listed as a survivor.4

Family

James Rose Yocom b. 25 Aug 1911, d. 13 Oct 2010

Citations

  1. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 151.
  2. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Vivian Haskett Yocom
    Grave marker transcription:
    YOCUM
    James Rose     1911 - 2010
    Vivan Haskett     1913 - 1998.
  3. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Alyce Cecelia Maguire Haskett
    Grave marker transcription:
    HASKETT
    Alyce C.     July 11, 1884 - Dec. 21, 1964
    Merwyn Y.     Dec. 14, 1889 - Oct. 24, 1957.
  4. [S7809] George M. Haskett, Tacoma Tribune, Tacoma, WA, Feb 2, 1995 viewed at Rootsweb,, Rootsweb Message Biard - Saskatchewan, St. Joseph's. Hereinafter cited as Tacoma Tribune.

Major General (Retired) George M Haskett1,2,3,4,5

M, #7454, b. 2 October 1914, d. 27 January 1995
Father*Merwyn Young Haskett1,5 b. 14 Dec 1889, d. 24 Oct 1957
Mother*Alyce Cecelia Maguire5 b. 11 Jul 1884, d. 21 Dec 1964
Last Edited10 Nov 2018
     He was born on 2 October 1914 in Kerrobert, RM of Progress No. 351, Saskatchewan, Canada.6 George married Pearl Cozens in 1944 or 1945.2,7
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Vivien Yocom and Patrick Haskett.5
     He died on 27 January 1995 in Olympia, Washington, USA, at age 80.8 Major General (Retired) George M Haskett was buried on 4 February 1995 in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Tumwater, Washington, USA.9,6
     The following information is from my personal research, 1995:
He was in the United States National Guard and a former aide to the Governor of Washington State.

From 1957 tp 1965 he was Adjutant General at Camp Murray in Tacoma, Washington; the last one to reside in the "White House" at this camp.1,10

     The following newspaper article appeared in the Seattle, Washington Seattle Times 28 January 1995 :
Olympia Fire Kills 2
OLYMPIA - A former Thurston County treasurer, who also was a former head of the Washington National Guard, was killed yesterday with his wife in a condominium fire.

George Haskett was 80; his wife Pearl was 78, authorities said.

The fire that began just after midnight in the East Bay Condominiums took firefighters only five minutes to knock down, Fire Department Lt. Pat Noonan said.

Firefighters said the cause of the blaze appeared accidental.

Copyright (c) 1995 Seattle Times Company, All Rights Reserved.11

Family

Pearl Cozens b. c 1917, d. 27 Jan 1995
Marriage*George married Pearl Cozens in 1944 or 1945.2,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S312] Edited by P.E.K. Armstrong Richard Rorke, Forty Years in the Forest (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Page 147 & 151.
  2. [S2016] Combat Art Fund, online http://www.combatartfund.org/HASKETTWITHMILITARYLEADERS.htm. Hereinafter cited as CAF.
  3. [S2019] Olympia Fire Kills 2, Seattle Times, Seattle, WA, January 28, 1995, viewed on-line viewed at Seattle Times,. Hereinafter cited as Seattle Times.
  4. [S6483] Museum of Nortwest Art, online Museum of Nortwest Art - Hasket, Patrick, Patrick Hasket. Hereinafter cited as MoNA.
  5. [S7809] George M. Haskett, Tacoma Tribune, Tacoma, WA, Feb 2, 1995 viewed at Rootsweb,, Rootsweb Message Biard - Saskatchewan, St. Joseph's. Hereinafter cited as Tacoma Tribune.
  6. [S7809] Tacoma Tribune, Feb 2, 1995,
    Rootsweb Message Biard - Saskatchewan, St. Joseph's.
  7. [S2018] Watercolorist Pearl Haskett Loved The Roar Of Seafair Boats, Seattle Times, http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/, Feb 10, 1995 viewed at Rick Moffat Personal Digital Files,. Hereinafter cited as ST.
  8. [S2019] Seattle Times, January 28, 1995, viewed on-line, Seattle Times
    Olympia Fire Kills 2
    Seattle Times Staff: Seattle Times News Services.
  9. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Gen George M. Haskett
    Grave marker transcription:
    George M Haskett Maj Gen US Army WW II Korea Vietnam Oct 2, 1914 - Jan 27, 1995.
  10. [S7808] Camp Murray, Tacoma, WA Registration Form - Adjutant General's Residence, National Register of Historic Places - Adjutant General's Residence, Camp Murray, Tacoma, WA (Washington, DC: United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Mar 28, 1991), National Register of Historic Places Registrration Form: Adjutant General's Residence, Camp Murray, Tacoma, WA
    References to Major General George Haskett (ret.):
    Section 8, Page 8
    Section 9, Page 9. Hereinafter cited as National Register of Historic Places.
  11. [S2019] Seattle Times, January 28, 1995, viewed on-line, Seattle Times (Seattle, Washington); Saturday, January 28, 1995; viewed on-line
    Olympia Fire Kills 2
    Seattle Times Staff: Seattle Times News Services.
  12. [S6484] Patrick Haskett, News Tribune, Tacoma, WA, Oct 3, 2014, viewed on-line viewed at www.legacy.com,. Hereinafter cited as News Tribune.