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PH3927 - Obituary for Matthew Faris

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CA BWGPL VS-1900-PH3927


Obituary for Matthew Faris


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Source : The Bradford Witness and South Simcoe News
Media Type : Newspaper Article
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Circa : 1904
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Description : Born in West Gwillimbury on January 26, 1831, to Mr. & Mrs. John Faris.
Was one of ten children, and only four remain: Robert, James, and Mrs. Alex. Sutherland, of Tecumseth, and Mrs. James Bowles, of West Gwillimbury.
Married Susannah Goodfellow, daughter of the late John Goodfellow, in 1856, and they lived on Maple Farm, Scotch Settlement.
Father of six children, of whom five remain: John, Peter, Will (who just married B. Strong and occupies the homestead), Miss Kate, and Mrs. John Sinclair.
Had just moved to Bradford to retire.
Treasurer of West Gwillimbury.

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