McLachlan, Nellie Gertrude (Died on 19 Nov 1920)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 24 Nov 1920, p. 4

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Chesley Enterprize - Death came with awful suddenness to the Methodist parsonage last Friday morning, and called home Nellie Gertrude, eldest daughter of Rev. J.A. and Mrs. McLachlan. Miss McLachlan who had been in the employ of Rev. Peter Bryce of Toronto as typist for one and a half years, came home a few weeks ago for a rest as she was not feeling strong. On Thursday night she talked with members of her family and friends who had called and was feeling much better than usual. From her bedroom she called to her mother not to wake her early as she wanted a long sleep in the morning. When her mother carried up her breakfast about 10 o'clock she was shocked not to receive an answer when she called her daughter by name and soon her worst fears were realized for a physician who was called in pronounced the young woman beyond aid. Rev. Mr. McLachlan who as chairman of the Walkerton district was attending a meeting of "The Survey Commission" in Woodstock, was communicated with and got home the same evening. The funeral was held to Chesley Cemetery on Monday and was in charge of Rev. Mr. Facey of Hanover, assisted by the local ministers...Miss McLachlan was well and favorably known in this district and made a host of friends here during her father's four years' pastorate of the Methodist Church...

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24 Nov 1920
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19 Nov 1920
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    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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McLachlan, Nellie Gertrude (Died on 19 Nov 1920)