Nelson, Marcus (Died on Dec. 12, 1942)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1942, p. 12

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Suddenly stricken while doing the farm chores on Saturday evening, Marcus O. Nelson, South Grimsby township, passed away a few hours later without regaining consciousness. Mr. Nelson was born in Gainsborough in 1874, a son of the late Richard and Annie Nelson. He was a gold medalist at Toronto Normal School, a graduate of Queen's University and a specialist in English and history. He taught in public and high schools for several years and was a school inspector in the province of Alberta for 22 years. Retiring in 1927, he returned to this district and took up farming. He was a member of Smithville United Church.

Surviving, besides his wife, the former Jane Almeda Cartwright, of Smithville, are three sons - Wing-Cmdr. R.C. Nelson, medical officer with the R.A.F. in Egypt; Lieut. F.C. Nelson, R.C.A., in Canada; Meredith Nelson, industrial engineer at Flint, Mich.; and a brother, Orland Nelson of Caistor. Funeral was held from the Merritt funeral home, Smithville, on Tuesday afternoon.

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17 Dec 1942
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Dec. 12, 1942
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Nelson, Marcus (Died on Dec. 12, 1942)