Williamine Bessie Coulter, at her wedding in Edmonton in 1911
Williamina Bessie Coulter (nee McNaughton) (17 January 1888 - 18 July 1948) was a Canadian woman and wife of Joseph Coulter.
She was born to James McNaughton (1853 - 1914) and Mary McCormick (1856 - about 1948).
Marriage and family
Williamina married Joseph Coulter, a man many years older than her, in 1911 in Edmonton. Together they had seven children, including Ruth.
Williamina died of complications during a gall bladder surgery on 18 July 1948, aged 58.
According to Ruth Newman as told to her grandson Michael Currie in 2003, after this death, Williamina's mother Mary McCormick died soon afterwards aged about 90, "of a broken heart".