Grimsby Newspapers
Russ, Mrs. Morris (née Durham) (Died on 16 Sept 1919)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 24 Sep 1919, p. 5


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On Tuesday, September 16, 1919, one of the oldest residents of the Township of North Grimsby passed away, in the person of Mrs. Morris Russ, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Beverly Book, Grimsby East, at the advanced age of 91 years. The deceased lady had been a lifelong resident of this district, except for a period of about 9 years, shortly after her marriage, when she resided in New York State. She was a daughter of the late James M. Durham, a sister to the late Isaac Durham, and an aunt of Mr. James. M. Durham who still resides on the Durham homestead where she was born. About 65 years ago, the late Mrs. Russ was married to Morris Russ,and after nearly 50 years of wedded life, her husband predeceased her about 18 years. The late Mrs. Russ is survived by three sons, Alva, of Beamsville, Frank B. of Grimsby East and Isaac N. of Smethport, Pa., and one daughter, Mrs. Beverly Book, Grimsby East. The deceased was a member of the Presbyterian Church from childhood. The funeral took place on Thursday, September 18th, 1919, to Queen's Lawn Cemetery, and was largely attended by relatives, old friends and acquaintances, the Rev. L.H. Currie conducting the services at the house and graveside.


Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Obituaries
Notes:
Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum.
Date of Publication:
24 Sep 1919
Date Of Event:
16 Sept 1919
Last Name(s):
Russ
Durham
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Russ, Mrs. Morris (née Durham) (Died on 16 Sept 1919)