Edward Seaborne Clouston married Annie Easton, daughter of George Easton, Collector of Customs, Brockville, Ont., and his wife, Isabella Jane in 1878. She was born at Brockville, and was educated at the Bishop Strachan School, Toronto. The couple had two daughters, of whom one, Marjorie Meredith Clouston, survived. She married John Lancelot Todd, Professor of Parasitology at McGill University, and they were the parents of three daughters.
Lady Clouston was interested in charitable works. In 1895, she was elected vice-president of a committee to preserve Mount Royal Park. She was elected an office-bearer of the Woman's National Immigration Society. The family residences included, "Boisbriant" in Senneville, Quebec.
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