Emily Ellen (Sampson) Whims, wife of William Shannon Whims. A
portrait probably taken at the time of her wedding .
Matilda Sampson, she married Erick Nelson, from Sweden. She
was born July 8, 1880. She was married Nov 27, 1899. They had
no children. They lived on Salt Spring Island on Robinson Road.
Eric was a farmer and a good carpenter. They raised James McCallum
son of Lillie Francis (Sampson) and James Thomas McCallum. They
also raised Chester Martin. Chester Martin married Rose Roland.
Vic Sampson also lived with them for awhile before he went off
overseas to war