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  • Historical Names For Islands Urged
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Oct 1955, p. 1     Proposal to change island names ; Fort William, ON ; Island No. 1 ; Island No. 2 ; Kaministiquia River ; Mission River ; McKeller River ; Daniel Graysolon ; Northwest Company ; Grand Portage ; Fort Kaministiquia ; William MacGillivray ; David Thompson ; Dan Martin ; Arthur Widnall
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Oct 1955, p. 1   Proposal to change island names ; Fort William, ON ; Island No. 1 ; Island No. 2 ; Kaministiquia River ; Mission River ; McKeller River ; Daniel Graysolon ; ...
  • In City since 1891, Mrs. Kennelly Dies
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Jun 1958     pioneer of Lakehead ; resident of West Fort William ; Mrs. Kathrine Kennelly ; widow of Daniel J. Kennelly ; 89 years of age ; born at Formosa, Ontario ; came to Prince Arthur's Landing in 1888 ; Mr. Kennelly employed at Badger Mine, Beaver Mine ; photo
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Jun 1958   pioneer of Lakehead ; resident of West Fort William ; Mrs. Kathrine Kennelly ; widow of Daniel J. Kennelly ; 89 years of age ; born at Formosa, Ontario ; ...
  • 80-Year-Old Native, Mrs. Hennessey Dies
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 28 May 1958     born in Westfort in 1878 ; married in 1902 to Ernest Hennessey, veteran railroader ; moved to Quebec in 1918 ; employed with Canadian National Railways ; upon retirement in 1942 moved to Vancouver ; returned to Fort William in 1946 ; member of Wesley United Church ; photo
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 28 May 1958   born in Westfort in 1878 ; married in 1902 to Ernest Hennessey, veteran railroader ; moved to Quebec in 1918 ; employed with Canadian National Railways ; upon retirement in ...
  • Over 67 Years Wed, James R. King Dies
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 14 Apr 1959     ninety-two-year old ; born, educated at London, England ; married to the late Jane Sophia Veal in 1891 ; came to Fort William in 1912 ; resided at Kaministiquia from 1937 until 1942 ; employed by CPR, Mutual Elevator, Wayside Mission house ; member of Wesley United church ; camped ...
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 14 Apr 1959   ninety-two-year old ; born, educated at London, England ; married to the late Jane Sophia Veal in 1891 ; came to Fort William in 1912 ; resided at Kaministiquia from ...
  • Death Ends Marriage Of Over 67 Years
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 19 Jan 1959     one of Fort William's oldest married couples ; death of Mrs. James R. King, 93 ; born in England ; former Jane Sophia Veal ; educated and married in England in 1891 ; came to Fort William in 1912 ; maintained cottage a cottage at Silver Islet ; celebrated diamond ...
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 19 Jan 1959   one of Fort William's oldest married couples ; death of Mrs. James R. King, 93 ; born in England ; former Jane Sophia Veal ; educated and married in England ...
  • Native Of Silver Islet, Mrs. Mabel Greer Dies
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 19 Aug 1958     born at Silver Islet ; daughter of James and Ellen Cross ; Mr. Cross one of first settlers at island ; Mrs. Greer educated in Port Arthur ; Ontario Ladies College at Whitby ; taught school in Murillo ; several years on Port Arthur Public Library Board ; City of ...
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 19 Aug 1958   born at Silver Islet ; daughter of James and Ellen Cross ; Mr. Cross one of first settlers at island ; Mrs. Greer educated in Port Arthur ; Ontario Ladies ...
  • Pioneer Resident, J. M. Goodwin Dies
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 12 Jan 1959     Joseph Mark Goodwin, 84 ; born at Prince Arthur Landing ; employed in various elevators from age 14 until retirement 23 years ago ; 94th Battalion during World War I, later to the 44th ; taken prisoner in 1917 ; life member Fort William Branch, Canadian Legion ; wife Joyce ...
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 12 Jan 1959   Joseph Mark Goodwin, 84 ; born at Prince Arthur Landing ; employed in various elevators from age 14 until retirement 23 years ago ; 94th Battalion during World War I, ...
  • Knitting for Kinfolk Pioneer's Hobby
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Apr 1959     Fort William pioneer ; John D. Lamke, 80 ; three years since he took up knitting ; first man arrested by police for driving without a licence ; wasn't aware documents needed ; Police Chief Dodds ; came here in 1900 ; farming Slate River ; worked Hammond Reef gold ...
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Apr 1959   Fort William pioneer ; John D. Lamke, 80 ; three years since he took up knitting ; first man arrested by police for driving without a licence ; wasn't aware ...
  • McIntyre Pioneer, Mrs. Grattan Dies
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Dec 1958     Mrs. Margaret E. Grattan ; resident of Dawson Court ; born at Bruce County ; came to Lakehead in 1890 ; married William Grattan in 1891 ; homesteaded in McIntyre township ; first white woman to live there year round ; member of school board ; wrote articles pertaining to ...
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Dec 1958   Mrs. Margaret E. Grattan ; resident of Dawson Court ; born at Bruce County ; came to Lakehead in 1890 ; married William Grattan in 1891 ; homesteaded in McIntyre ...
  • Oldest Native-born Resident Dies At 87
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 19 Nov 1959     John D. Grant ; born at Prince Arthur's Landing in 1872 ; father came to the Landing in 1869 ; employed as salesman here and the United States ; retired in 1952 ; was employed by St. James' Gift Shop ; patrolled waterfront as member of 96th Algoma Rifles ; ...
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 19 Nov 1959   John D. Grant ; born at Prince Arthur's Landing in 1872 ; father came to the Landing in 1869 ; employed as salesman here and the United States ; retired ...
  • Rated Oldest Native, Jack Grant, 87, Dies
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 19 Nov 1959     considered oldest native of Thunder Bay District ; John D. (Jack) Grant ; born in Port Arthur in 1872 ; member of Sunday school at Presbyterian Church on Waverley ; taught by Mrs. T. Smellie ; later pumped the organ ; member of Port Arthur Brass Band ; married Maude ...
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 19 Nov 1959   considered oldest native of Thunder Bay District ; John D. (Jack) Grant ; born in Port Arthur in 1872 ; member of Sunday school at Presbyterian Church on Waverley ; ...
  • City Past Portrayed By Pioneer
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 17 Jul 1952     A.D. LeMay ; first historian, leading citizen ; came here in 1881 ; Mrs. LeMay died here in 1938 ; superintendent of Canadian Pacific Railway grain elevators ; carried one of first Grain Brokerage offices in city ; was an anonymous contributor to Times-Journal ; published under heading Do You ...
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 17 Jul 1952   A.D. LeMay ; first historian, leading citizen ; came here in 1881 ; Mrs. LeMay died here in 1938 ; superintendent of Canadian Pacific Railway grain elevators ; carried one ...
  • Pioneer Of District, Silas Flatt Passes
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 May 1959     early pioneer of Northwestern Ontario ; former city resident ; born in Hamilton ; moved to Kenora in 1898 ; worked as miner in gold fields ; in 1909 traveled to Nipigon ; rock work contractor on Canadian Northern Railway ; brought family to Fort William five years later ; ...
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 May 1959   early pioneer of Northwestern Ontario ; former city resident ; born in Hamilton ; moved to Kenora in 1898 ; worked as miner in gold fields ; in 1909 traveled ...
  • Missing On Lake 3 Fishermen Safe
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 26 Oct 1954, p. 1     Lake Superior ; Engine trouble ; High winds ; Boaters safe ; Pie Island ; D.W. Buchosky ; Terry Babin ; Walter Balabuck ; Kaministiquia River ; D.B. Millin ; The Fairmile HMCS Moose ; Lieut-Cmdr T.C. Luck ; Photo
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 26 Oct 1954, p. 1   Lake Superior ; Engine trouble ; High winds ; Boaters safe ; Pie Island ; D.W. Buchosky ; Terry Babin ; Walter Balabuck ; Kaministiquia River ; D.B. Millin ; ...
  • Park to Enhance Kakabeka Falls
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 19 Jul 1954     Kakabeka Falls ; Proposal for provincial park
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 19 Jul 1954   Kakabeka Falls ; Proposal for provincial park
  • Trailer Plunges Through Bridge
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 1 Apr 1955, p. 1     Tractor trailer accidents ; Transport driver seriously injured ; Black Sturgeon Bridge ; Nipigon Highway ; Nipigon, ON ; Harvey Duncan (seriously injured) ; Corporal J.E. Broughton ; Otto Bjork ; Fred Roberts ; Photo
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 1 Apr 1955, p. 1   Tractor trailer accidents ; Transport driver seriously injured ; Black Sturgeon Bridge ; Nipigon Highway ; Nipigon, ON ; Harvey Duncan (seriously injured) ; Corporal J.E. Broughton ; Otto Bjork ...
  • FO R.E. Neill And Student Pilot Killed
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 18 Aug 1954, p. 1     Airplane crash ; Plane crash ; Airplane crashes into Trent River ; R.E. "Teddy" Neill (killed) ; Geraldton, ON ; Royal Canadian Air Force ; Belleville, ON ; Harvard Trainer ; Trent river
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 18 Aug 1954, p. 1   Airplane crash ; Plane crash ; Airplane crashes into Trent River ; R.E. "Teddy" Neill (killed) ; Geraldton, ON ; Royal Canadian Air Force ; Belleville, ON ; Harvard Trainer ...
  • Trailer Driver Dies
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 2 Apr 1955, p. 1     Tractor-trailer accident ; Fatal accident ; Thomas Herbert Harvey Duncan (killed) ; Black Sturgeon River ; Corporal J.E. Broughton ; Fred Roberts ; Ruth Duncan ; Faith Elizabeth Duncan ; William Duncan ; Stewart Duncan
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 2 Apr 1955, p. 1   Tractor-trailer accident ; Fatal accident ; Thomas Herbert Harvey Duncan (killed) ; Black Sturgeon River ; Corporal J.E. Broughton ; Fred Roberts ; Ruth Duncan ; Faith Elizabeth Duncan ; ...
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