Taylor, Myra L.H. (née Hopkins) (Died on 25 June 1948)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 15 Jul 1948, p. 7

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Suddenly, following an accident, Mrs. Myra L.H. Taylor passed away in Grimsby, at 60 Main East, on June 25h,1948.

Interment was at Flint, Michigan.

Daughter of Caspar T. Hopkins, co-founder and first president of California Insurance Company, pioneer and "Forty-Niner", convener and first secretary Board of Marine Underwriters of San Francisco, Mrs. Taylor was born in that city.

A student at Leipsig Conservatory of Music, Germany, Mrs. Taylor was a talented musician and spoke fluently the language of that country.

She married at Burlington, Lake Champlain, on the estate of her grandfather, first Episcopal Bishop of Vermont, Mr. W.T. Taylor, King's Council, of Victoria, B.C.

There survive two daughters and one son: Edith M. Ponton, Victoria, B.C.; Madeline, Grimsby; H. Campbell Taylor, C.E., Flint, Michigan; three granddaughters: Mrs. D. Grantham, Southern Rhodesia and Victoria; Mrs. Dunsmore, Vancouver; Mrs. George Thick, Saginaw, Michigan; three great granddaughters, one great grandson, and many relatives in the United States.

With love of laughter, ingenuity, and powers of selflessness far transcending the ordinary, Mrs. Taylor was beloved by many hearts.

Live on, Brave Spirit! We shall meet again.

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15 Jul 1948
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25 June 1948
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Taylor, Myra L.H. (née Hopkins) (Died on 25 June 1948)