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River claims girl, 12

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  • 1974-08-07

"Life ended suddenly on Monday afternoon for a 12-year-old Holland Marsh girl who went swimming in the Holland River. Betty Lowder, R.R.2, Newmarket, was swimming under the bridge at the intersection of No. 3 Concession and the Graham sideroad wit...

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Victim's mother is charged

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  • 1974-08-14

"Charges of neglect have been laid against the mother of the 12-year-old girl who drowned in the Holland River on Monday, August 5, according to the Executive Director of the York Region Children's Aid Society, Donald Van Camp. Eleanor Lowder, mot...

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Atkinson, George G.

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  • 1933-02-01

Event Date : Tuesday, January 24, 1933 Event Type : Death Description : Died tragically at the age of 36. Fell through the ice of the Holland River and drowned while trying to help others.Is buried in the Mount Pleasant cemetery.

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Bohoniuk, Mushacio (Michael) obituary

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  • 1936-06-17

Event Date : Saturday, June 13, 1936 Event Type : Death Description : Bohoniuk, 25-year-old Ukranian, of Toronto, was drowned in the Holland Marsh irrigation canal, at the point where the canal skirts the rear of Mr. J. W. Wilson's farm. He had a...

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Van Rooyen, Susan obituary

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  • 1963-08-07

Event Date : Monday, August 05, 1963 Event Type : Death Municipality : Jackson's Point, Ont. Description : Susan Van Rooyen, 15, of Bradford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Van Rooyen, Frederick Street, was drowned early Monday morning in Lake Simc...

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Prelude to a child;s tragic death

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  • 1974-08-07

" 'Could the life of one child have been saved and the lives of five others been improved if the Children's Aid Society had acted sooner?' This is the question that Mrs. Carol Simone keeps asking herself after the drowning on Monday of her neighbo...

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