Grimsby Newspapers
House, William Henry (Died on 15 Aug 1922)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 30 Aug 1922, p. 4

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The death occurred in Toronto on Tuesday, August 15, 1922,of William Henry House in his 83rd year. He was stricken with paralysis and died in a few moments. Mr. House was born in Grimsby, the eldest son of Joseph and Louisa House and learned the moulding trade in the shops of the late John H. Grout. He married in 1864 Hannah Kemp (a sister of the late T.A. Kemp) and daughter of Robert Kemp who predeceased him many years, and later married Etta Graham of Chesley. On his first marriage he took up farming on The Thirty mountain, moving from there to Barrie where he ran a shoe store for some time. He then went on the road for the McLaren shoe people and returned to Grimsby and shortly afterward bought a fruit farm on the corner of Nelles Road. While in Grimsby he ran a livery in connection with the old Mansion House for several years and then removed to Port Dalhousie and went into the hotel business, from which place he moved to Toronto and retired several years ago. Surviving are his widow, 8 daughters and 3 sons, two brothers and two sisters. Those of his first family are Mrs. Richard Shannon of Grimsby, Mrs. A.F. Michener of Grand Forks, B.C., Mrs. Paul Merritt of Beamsville, Mrs. Wilfred L. Haist of Grimsby, Mrs. A.E. Booker of Kenora, and William H. House Jr. of St. Catharines; by the second marriage there are Mrs. Irene Brown of Toronto, Miss Edith, nursing in New York, Miss Lela, nursing in Toronto, Lewis in Hamilton and Harry of St. Catharines; Daniel House of Oscoda, Mich., and Austin E. of Grimsby, brothers; and Mrs. Mariette Earle and Mrs. Eunice Burch, both of Simcoe, sisters. The funeral took place in Toronto, Thursday, Aug. 17.

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30 Aug 1922
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15 Aug 1922
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House, William Henry (Died on 15 Aug 1922)