Birth25 Dec 1855
BurialSeneca, Ontario, Canada
Burial MemoEbenezer cemetery, conc. 4
From "History & Heritage of Binbrook, 1792 - 1973", pg. 305
WOODWORK by David Woodwork
John K. Woodwork came from Yorkshire, England to Canada in 1832 and settled in Seneca Twp., Haldimand County. Johnston Woodwork, the 10th of his eleven children bought the Binbrook farm, consisting of 150 acres, pt. L4, B2, C4, from Mrs. Alice Johnson in 1888. He m Annie Laidman c Maggie, Arthur, Walter, John, Mabel. Maggie m Robert Murphy, Welland; Arthur m Margaret Weylie and moved West; Walter moved West; Mable m1 John Forrester.
John (Jack) Woodwork took over the Binbrook farm in 1910. He m Eleanor (Ella) Lindsay c Annie, Laura, David, Jessie, Lloyd. David took over the farm in 1940. He m Jean Elliott c Shirley m Claude Eybel c Leonard, Karen. David was elected to Binbrook council in 1953 and served 12 years, also 5 years as Deputy Reeve and 3 years as Reeve. He also served on the school board, was treasurer of Binbrook Agricultural Society, and elder and clerk of the session of Knox Presbyterian Church. Jean has been active in church and community organizations. In 1955, David sold the farm to Ray Parkinson and formed his own insurance agency which he runs from his residence and office in the village.
1881 Canadian census:
Johnston Woodwork, born 1859 in Ontario. Record taken at Seneca, Haldimand, Ontario. Living at the home of his mother, Margret Woodwork.