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Coburn, Martha (nee. Spillet) obituary

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  • 1941-02-05

Event Date : Tuesday, January 21, 1941 Event Type : Death Community : Newton Robinson Description : Passed away in Beeton after being in failing health for some time. The wife of John Coburn, she spent her entire life in Newton Robinson or surrou...

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Five Drown in Branch of Boyne Near Beeton

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  • 1954-10-20

"The branch of the Boyne River which crosses the road into Beeton, west of No. 27 Highway, was, like all other streams of the district, swollen to danger proportions last Friday night and at this point a terrific toll in lives was taken. Five bodi...

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Lifelong Friends, Three Lose Lives at Railroad Crossing

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  • 1951-07-25

"Three Schomberg men died at the railway level crossing immediately south of Beeton C.P.R. station, early Friday morning. The triple fatality left 10 young children fatherless." ...

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