Joseph Wilbert Hebner
M, #2032, b. 31 May 1877, d. 6 January 1930
|Father||Josiah Hebner b. 23 May 1830, d. 15 Apr 1915|
|Mother||Sarah Harrington b. 9 Feb 1836, d. 5 Aug 1907|
Joseph Wilbert Hebner was born on Thursday, 31 May 1877 at Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He appeared on the census of 8 April 1881 in the household of Josiah Hebner at Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as: Heebner, Wilbert, male, age 3, born Ontario, Free Methodist, of German origin. He appeared on the census of 14 April 1891 in the household of Josiah Hebner at Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: Hebner, Joseph, male, 13, single, son, born Ontario, both parents born Ontario, Methodist, able to read and write. He appeared on the census of 12 April 1901 in the household of Josiah Hebner at Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: Hebner, Joseph, male, white, son single, born 31 May 1887 (s/b 1878) in Ontario, age 23, of German origin, Canadian, Methodist, farmer, wage earner, made $100, able to read, write and speak English. He was found on a border crossing list on 1 October 1920 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA. He was described as being 5' 7", fair complextion, light brown hair, blue eyes, no distinguishing marks. States he was going to visit his brother Reuben in Brooklyn Wisc., had been in the US in 1907-1908 to Brooklyn Wisc., paid for by self. He had $40.00, had been arrested, had not been deported, and had been excluded from admission. His next of kin in Canada was his sister, Mrs. Plina Rich, Markham. On the back of the form, it states he was feeble minded, debarred and no appeal allowed. Cause: feeble minded. Joseph died on Monday, 6 January 1930 at Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 52 years, 7 months and 6 days, due to a fractured pelvis, fractured ribs and intra abdominal haemorrhage caused by an auto accident. Coroner J. M. Casserly performed the autopsy. Paulina Fuller was listed as the informant. He was buried on Thursday, 9 January 1930 at Armadale Free Methodist Cemetery, Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Newspaper articles on the accident can be found here.