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Drowned at Sturgeon Point
Newmarket Era (Newmarket, ON), 20 Aug 1880, p. 2

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Lindsay, Aug. 16. A very distressing drowning accident occurred at Sturgeon Point this morning, resulting in the death of Robert Wilkes, the well-known Toronto merchant, his only sone Bertie, aged eleven, and his daughter Florence, aged fifteen. Mr. Wilkes and his daughter were trying to save the young boy who had swam out to far from the shore.

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20 Aug 1880
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Mr. Robert Wilkes ; Bertie Wilkes ; Florence Wilkes
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Drowned at Sturgeon Point