surname was consistently spelled Goodlet in Canada (except for a few
double t's). William appeared
on the 1851 Census of Windham as a 25 year old married farmer, in
same home as Ann, a 68 year old widow. According to the Simcoe
Reformer, Marion's mother, Mrs. James Leask [recorded as Leisk]
died 22 Mar 1872 at their home in Windham Township. Marion stayed on
almost to her death, which occurred at son James' home, next door.