Robert James Milne (1872 – 1939) and Ida Hewitt (1877 – 1917) were married at Brussels, Huron County, Ontario on March 8, 1899.
Robert was the son of William Milne and Catherine Johnson. Ida was the daughter of John Hewitt and Elizabeth Collins.
The couple resided in Grey Township, Huron County and then Elma Township, Perth County. They had four sons and two daughters before Ida died at the early age of forty.