Tufford, John C. (Died)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 14 Apr 1920, p. 5
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After an illness of but a week, Mr. John C. Tufford, one of Beamsville's best known and highly respected citizens, passed away at his home, there on Saturday evening, April 10, in his 67th year. The late John C. Tufford was born in the Township of Clinton, and was a member of a large family. His brothers were all prominent citizens of the township, and were Isaac, Franklin, James and Isaiah, all of whom are deceased except the last one named. He is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Sylvester House. John C. Tufford was a very energetic business man, and did business in various parts of the country, making his home, at one time, in Boston, Mass., where his first wife died. He later was in business in Minneapolis, Minn., and still later in Hamilton, Ont., where he married for a second time, his wife being Mrs. Bessey of that city, who predeceased him by about 8 months. The funeral took place on Monday, April 12, 1920, and was largely attended by old friends, neighbors and relatives. Service was conducted by the Rev. Mr. Kieffer, of the Disciple Church, the interment being in Mount Osborne Cemetery, Beamsville. The pallbearers were six nephews: Charles, Frederick, Milton, James and Harry Tufford, and Will Culp.

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14 Apr 1920
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10 Apr 1920
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Tufford, John C. (Died)