Grimsby Newspapers
Cowell, W.J. (Died on 8 Nov 1916)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 15 Nov 1916, p. 5

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Mr. W.J. Cowell, well-known farmer of the township of Saltfleet, passed away at his home near Tweedside on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 1916, after being confined to his room for two months, and being in poor health for over a year. The cause of his death was gangrene brought about through an injury to his leg. The deceased gentleman was just in the prime of life, being 52 years of age, and was a son of the late well-known farmer and horseman, Mr. William Cowell. He died in the house where he was born on the old homestead. The deceased is survived by his widow, one son, Lafayette, now overseas with the 129th County of Wentworth Battalion, and four small children at home. The funeral took place on Friday afternoon, Nov. 10, to Tweedside Church cemetery. Services were conducted at the church by the Rev. Mr. Clark, of Tapleytown. The pallbearers were Edward Bradt, Jos. Bradt, Fletcher Brand, W.G. Brand, Robt. H. Penfold and William Tweedle.

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Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum.
Date of Publication:
15 Nov 1916
Date Of Event:
8 Nov 1916
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Cowell, W.J. (Died on 8 Nov 1916)