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  • Young lad asphyxiated in home by escaping coal gas
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 16 Jan 1947, p. 1,9     Believed to have been a victim of coal gas fumes from the furnace, Bruce Graham, 18-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Graham, North Grimsby township, was found dead in bed at his home late Saturday afternoon. A Great Dane dog and a cat were found dead in an adjoining ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 16 Jan 1947, p. 1,9   Believed to have been a victim of coal gas fumes from the furnace, Bruce Graham, 18-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Graham, North Grimsby township, was found dead in ...
  • Cruelty years are now over
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 23 Oct 1947, p. 1,8     Family of Mychaylo Holynsky, noted Ukrainian concert artist, are now united at their Grimsby home after weary years in concentration and labor camps - other families also united after years of separation. Tears of joy were shed by men and women alike when a group of Ukrainians, most of whom ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 23 Oct 1947, p. 1,8   Family of Mychaylo Holynsky, noted Ukrainian concert artist, are now united at their Grimsby home after weary years in concentration and labor camps - other families also united after years ...
  • Death summons noted member of Mounties
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 27 Nov 1947, p. 1,4     One of Canada's outstanding "Mounties" of his time, ex-Staff Sergeant Sydney G. Clay, R.C.M.P., died at his home in Grimsby Friday night in his 68th year, following a brief illness. A veteran of the South African War, he was born at Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England, on September 9, 1880, ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 27 Nov 1947, p. 1,4   One of Canada's outstanding "Mounties" of his time, ex-Staff Sergeant Sydney G. Clay, R.C.M.P., died at his home in Grimsby Friday night in his 68th year, following a brief illness. ...
  • Clarence H. Rushton is fatally injured
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 27 Nov 1947, p. 12     A former Grimsby resident and for several years manager of the Peach Kings hockey and baseball teams, Clarence Henry Rushton, 43, proprietor of the Rushton Restaurant, Dundas, was fatally injured early Tuesday morning in what police described as a tussle with a customer. In a futile attempt to free ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 27 Nov 1947, p. 12   A former Grimsby resident and for several years manager of the Peach Kings hockey and baseball teams, Clarence Henry Rushton, 43, proprietor of the Rushton Restaurant, Dundas, was fatally injured ...
  • Senator Joseph J. Bench passed away on Tuesday
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 11 Dec 1947, p. 1,7     Senator J. Joseph Bench, K.C., prominent St. Catharines barrister and youngest member of the Canadian Senate at his appointment 5 years ago, died suddenly at his home early Tuesday afternoon. He was in his 43rd year. Some years ago Senator Bench had been confined to his bed as the result ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 11 Dec 1947, p. 1,7   Senator J. Joseph Bench, K.C., prominent St. Catharines barrister and youngest member of the Canadian Senate at his appointment 5 years ago, died suddenly at his home early Tuesday afternoon. ...
  • Committed for trial over Rushton death
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 24 Dec 1947, p. 1,3     James Ferris, 31-year-old Dundas man, Tuesday was committed for trial in Hamilton on a charge of manslaughter in connection with the death on Nov. 25 of Clarence Henry Rushton, formerly of Grimsby, but at the time of his death proprietor of the Rushton Cafe in Dundas. Magistrate H.A. Burbidge ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 24 Dec 1947, p. 1,3   James Ferris, 31-year-old Dundas man, Tuesday was committed for trial in Hamilton on a charge of manslaughter in connection with the death on Nov. 25 of Clarence Henry Rushton, formerly ...
  • Former Lincoln man Senator Michener dies
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 19 Jun 1947, p. 1     Father of Ontario's Provincial Secretary in Upper chamber since 1918 - Well known in this district. Ottawa, June 16 - Hon. Edward Michener, 80, Progressive Conservative senator for Alberta, and former leader of the opposition in the Alberta Legislature, died at his home early today. His death ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 19 Jun 1947, p. 1   Father of Ontario's Provincial Secretary in Upper chamber since 1918 - Well known in this district. Ottawa, June 16 - Hon. Edward Michener, 80, Progressive Conservative senator for Alberta, and ...
  • Struck by car
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 7 Aug 1947, p. 1     One of the best known and most popular residents of Hamilton Beach, William Smith, aged 79, of 76 Beach Boulevard, was almost instantly killed late Wednesday night last when struck by a car driven by Road Superintendent Thomas Mackie, R.R. 1, Grimsby, after another car had swerved to avoid striking ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 7 Aug 1947, p. 1   One of the best known and most popular residents of Hamilton Beach, William Smith, aged 79, of 76 Beach Boulevard, was almost instantly killed late Wednesday night last when struck ...
  • Lady killed in accident
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 2 Oct 1947, p. 1,9     Storrs, Grace Eva - Suddenly, on Sunday, Sept. 28, as the result of an automobile accident, Grace Eva, beloved wife of Frank Gleadow Storrs of Fargo, North Dakota, sister of Mrs. A.H. Meggs of Toronto. Grimsby paper please copy. The above death notice appeared in The Toronto Globe and Mail ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 2 Oct 1947, p. 1,9   Storrs, Grace Eva - Suddenly, on Sunday, Sept. 28, as the result of an automobile accident, Grace Eva, beloved wife of Frank Gleadow Storrs of Fargo, North Dakota, sister of ...
  • Bater, Margaret B. (née Bell) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 1 May 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: 27 Apr 1947     Mrs. Margaret Bell Bater, wife of George B. Bater, died at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Sunday, in her 63rd year. Deceased was a native of North Grimsby Township and a lifelong resident of the Thirty district where she was highly respected. Her husband and a sister, Mrs. Jessie McCrea, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 1 May 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: 27 Apr 1947   Mrs. Margaret Bell Bater, wife of George B. Bater, died at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Sunday, in her 63rd year. Deceased was a native of North Grimsby Township and ...
  • Van Dyke, Laura (née Beamer) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 1 May 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: 24 Apr 1947     A life-long resident of the district, Mrs. Laura Van Dyke, wife of the late Wellington B. Van Dyke, died Thursday last at the Wiebe Nursing Home, Campden, after a lingering illness. Born in North Grimsby township in November 1862, a daughter of the late Andrew and Susan Beamer, she was ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 1 May 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: 24 Apr 1947   A life-long resident of the district, Mrs. Laura Van Dyke, wife of the late Wellington B. Van Dyke, died Thursday last at the Wiebe Nursing Home, Campden, after a lingering ...
  • Laba, George and Konopski, Stephanie Joan (Married)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 8 May 1947, p. 6. Date of Event: 17 May 1947     The wedding is taking place on Saturday, May 17th, in St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Grimsby, of Stephanie Joan (Stella), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Konopski, Grimsby, to Mr. George Laba, of Ottawa, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wasyl Laba, also of Grimsby....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 8 May 1947, p. 6. Date of Event: 17 May 1947   The wedding is taking place on Saturday, May 17th, in St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Grimsby, of Stephanie Joan (Stella), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Konopski, Grimsby, to Mr. George ...
  • Lampman, son to Lampman, Mr. and Mrs. R.C. (Born)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 8 May 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: 7 May 1947     May 7th - To R.C. and Mrs. Lampman, Grimsby, a son....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 8 May 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: 7 May 1947   May 7th - To R.C. and Mrs. Lampman, Grimsby, a son....
  • Krajick, daughter to Krajick, Mr. and Mrs. Milan (Born)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 2 Oct 1947, p. 5. Date of Event: 30 Sept 1947     September 30th - To Milan and Mrs. Krajick, R.R. No. 2, Wellandport, a daughter....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 2 Oct 1947, p. 5. Date of Event: 30 Sept 1947   September 30th - To Milan and Mrs. Krajick, R.R. No. 2, Wellandport, a daughter....
  • Norris, Robert (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 2 Oct 1947, p. 5. Date of Event: 5 Oct 1946     In memory of a dear father, Robert Norris, passed away October 5th, 1946...Son Gordon, daughter-in-law Vi, Daughter Mary, son-in-law John, Bobby, Sandra....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 2 Oct 1947, p. 5. Date of Event: 5 Oct 1946   In memory of a dear father, Robert Norris, passed away October 5th, 1946...Son Gordon, daughter-in-law Vi, Daughter Mary, son-in-law John, Bobby, Sandra....
  • Holland, R.D. and Kennedy, Agnes Frances (Married)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 24 Apr 1947, p. 6. Date of Event: Apr 1947     Flt. Lt. R.D. and Mrs. Holland, nee Agnes Frances Kennedy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Frederick Neilson Kennedy, Elmhurst Farms, Grimsby, are shown with Rev. Neil. M. Leckie, signing the register, after their recent marriage in Trinity United Church....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 24 Apr 1947, p. 6. Date of Event: Apr 1947   Flt. Lt. R.D. and Mrs. Holland, nee Agnes Frances Kennedy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Frederick Neilson Kennedy, Elmhurst Farms, Grimsby, are shown with Rev. Neil. M. Leckie, signing ...
  • Gledhill, Mrs. G.W. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 27 Nov 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: Nov 1947     There passed away at the home of her daughter in Belleville, Ontario, Mrs. Gledhill, beloved wife of G.W. Gledhill, Sr., and mother of G.W. Gledhill, Jr., of Grimsby. The late Mrs. Gledhill was in her 84th year, and died after a lengthy illness, Born in Manchester, England, she came to ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 27 Nov 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: Nov 1947   There passed away at the home of her daughter in Belleville, Ontario, Mrs. Gledhill, beloved wife of G.W. Gledhill, Sr., and mother of G.W. Gledhill, Jr., of Grimsby. The late ...
  • Hurd, James (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 24 Dec 1947, p. 5. Date of Event: Dec 1947     Funeral services for the late James Hurd were conducted by Rev. Father B.A. O'Donnell in St. Joseph's R.C. Church on Wednesday morning last. Interment was in Queen's Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers were John and James Hurd, Walter Smith and Andrew Tapizna....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 24 Dec 1947, p. 5. Date of Event: Dec 1947   Funeral services for the late James Hurd were conducted by Rev. Father B.A. O'Donnell in St. Joseph's R.C. Church on Wednesday morning last. Interment was in Queen's Lawn Cemetery. Casket ...
  • Ockenden, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur (Anniversary: 50)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 27 Feb 1947, p. 6. Date of Event: Feb 1947     When Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ockenden of Hamilton, formerly of Grimsby, celebrated their 50th wedding day recently, their wedding attendants of 50 years ago were present, Miss Ida Newman, Niagara Falls, and Mr. William Neal, Woodstock. For the reception the rooms of their home were banked with ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 27 Feb 1947, p. 6. Date of Event: Feb 1947   When Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ockenden of Hamilton, formerly of Grimsby, celebrated their 50th wedding day recently, their wedding attendants of 50 years ago were present, Miss Ida Newman, Niagara ...
  • Rushton, Clarence Henry (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 4 Dec 1947, p. 12     Funeral services for Clarence H. Rushton were held at the Stonehouse Funeral Home on Thursday evening last and were very largely attended by friends, acquaintances, businessmen and residents from all over the district. Rev. A. Leonard Griffith officiated. The remains were taken to Tara on Friday ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 4 Dec 1947, p. 12   Funeral services for Clarence H. Rushton were held at the Stonehouse Funeral Home on Thursday evening last and were very largely attended by friends, acquaintances, businessmen and residents from all ...
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