Harper, James (Died)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 10 May 1922, p. 4
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One of Ontario's oldest pioneers died Thursday in the person of James Harper. He was well known in the Niagara fruit belt as a man of sterling character. He was born in Wales 94 years ago, coming to this country 63 years ago. He settled in Winona and had resided there practically all his life. In 1859 he married Miss Mary Kavanaugh in Ireland. His wife died about 11 years ago. He is survived by five sons, John of Vinemount; William H. of Beamsville; James of Winona; Walter of Hamilton and Matthew of Winona; and two daughters, Mrs. J.H. Smith of Winona; and Mrs. J.A. Watson of Hamilton. The funeral took place Saturday afternoon from the residence of his son, W.H. Harper, Beamsville at 2:30 o'clock to Queen's Lawn Cemetery, Grimsby.

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Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum
Date of Publication
10 May 1922
Date Of Event
4 May 1922
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Harper, James (Died)