Nelles, J.W.G. (Died)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 20 Nov 1918, p. 5
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Mr. J.W.G. Nelles, a life long resident of North Grimsby and for many years a prominent figure in the social and business life of Grimsby, passed peacefully away at his home in North Grimsby on Sunday forenoon, Nov. 18th, at the age of 84 years...J.W.G. Nelles was a son of the late Adolphus Nelles and was born and lived all his life on the farm where he passed away. He had one brother, Ontario, of Niagara Falls, and five sisters, two only surviving him, namely Mrs. W. Manson, Grimsby and Mrs. Murray, Chicago. He was married to a Miss Catharine Nelles who predeceased him several years. His only son, W. Boise, also predeceased him. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. W.H. Pratt. He was a leader in the musical, social, church and political life of the community for a great many years, being a life long member of St. Andrew's Church and a strong Conservative. The funeral in taking place this afternoon to St. Andrew's Church cemetery.

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20 Nov 1918
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18 Nov 1918
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Nelles, J.W.G. (Died)