Grimsby Newspapers
Abbey, D.B. (Died on 8 July 1919)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 9 Jul 1919, p. 5


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We are called upon to chronicle, this week, the death of a resident of Grimsby, who although not living here for a great while had become well known, and highly popular with all who came in contact with him, in the person of Mr. D.B Abbey, one of the gate-tenders at the GTR station. The late Mr. Abbey came to Grimsby from Gravenhurst, some 6 or 8 months ago and took the position he held up until his death, with the railway company. A short time ago his wife joined him here, and they took up residence on Ontario Street...The late Mr. Abbey, previous to coming to Grimsby, had been a ship carpenter and had been in active operation of a dry dock in the Muskoka Lakes for many years; he originally hailed from Port Dalhousie. He was aged about 53 years. Mrs. Abbey is left to survive her husband and mourn her loss, there being no children; and Mr. Abbey's brothers and other immediate family, who reside in Port Dalhousie. The funeral of the late gentleman will take place this week, to Port Dalhousie.


Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Obituaries
Date of Publication:
9 Jul 1919
Date Of Event:
8 July 1919
Last Name(s):
Abbey
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Abbey, D.B. (Died on 8 July 1919)