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1934 Brought First Settlement to Holland Marsh

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  • 1965-11-17

"The first year-round residents of the Marsh arrived in the late autumn of 1934 and took up residence in the row of houses shown in the above picture. They were families from Holland and they named their village Ansnorveld. Members of the Christia...

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A Successful Church Opening

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  • 1889-11-14

Article describing the opening Sabbath on November 10th, 1889 of St. John's Presbyterian Church at Coulson's Hill.

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A happy Salad Queen

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  • 1977-06-15

Description : "Donna Ramsay (centre), this year's Salad Festival Queen, receives congratulations from the 1976 queen, Annette Grencer, as fellow contestant Nancy Bergeron (right) applauds. Donna, 18, was elected at the Salad Festival dance Saturda...

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Adamson, Frank obituary (short)

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  • 1953-01-07

Event Date : Wednesday, December 31, 1952 Event Type : Death Description : Died at Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, in his 42nd year. Beloved husband of Lillian Woodward, and dear father of Ronald, Ellen and Joshua. Service was held at the T. K...

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Andrews, Esther (nee McDonnell) obituary

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  • 1944-07-14

Event Date : Thursday, June 08, 1944 Event Type : Death Description : Wife of Joseph Andrews and mother of George, Mrs. Hunt (Marjorie), Gordon, Mrs. Gilford Graham (Mable), Herbert, Mrs. Mundy (Sadie) and Eldon died in her Bradford home. Interm...

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Armstrong, Eliza obituary

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  • 1900-08-30

Event Date : Friday, August 24, 1900 Event Type : Death Description : On Friday last one of the pioneer settlers in this vicinity passed peacefully away in the person of Mrs. John Armstrong, relict of the late John Armstrong. Deceased was born on...

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Armstrong, James obituary (long)

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  • 1956-02-15

Event Date : Wednesday, February 08, 1956 Event Type : Death Description : Although known to have a heart ailment, Mr. James Armstrong was about town every day and his death was most unexpected. Last Wednesday morning he had been to the building ...

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Armstrong, Mrs. James (Jane) obituary

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  • 1966-11-30

Event Date : Friday, November 11, 1966 Event Type : Death Description : Although not enjoying the best of health for some time, the last illness of Mrs. James Armstrong, of 98 John Street E., Bradford, was not lengthy, when she passed away in Yor...

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Auld Kirk Records Tell Story of Pioneer Church

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  • 1958-08-27

Article made from information compiled by Mr. and Mrs. Murray Faris from Auld Kirk records, and is a brief history of the Kirk and Scotch Settlement.

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