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Richmond Hill Liberal
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Description: Various deaths, marriages and personal news.

Date: March 1903

Richmond Hill Liberal
March 1903


Campbell- The following obituary notice taken from the Markham Economist of last week refers to the mother of Mr. Archie Campbell of this village: "In the deaths of Sarah Turner: relict of the late James Campbell, whoch occurred in the early hours of Thursday March 5 , markham has lost another of its pioneer residents. The deceased who had just passed her 78th year was a native of Longford, Ireland coming to Canada when only 15 years old. She married at Montreal in 1845 to james Campbell then a member of the 71st Light Highland Regiment, stationed at Sorel, Quebec. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell lived at Sorel for several years then moved to what was then called Upper Canada, coming to Markham 37 years ago and the deceased has resided here continually since her husband dying 24 years ago. Death was due to general weakness of old age. Interment took place at St. Andrews Cemetery

Wright- In Richmond Hill on Monday 9 1903 the wife of W.A Wright of a daughter

Burns- On the second concession, Vaughn on Feb'y 26 little Pearl Burns, youngest daughter of David and Martha Burns aged 9 years, 10 months

At 43 Birch Avenue, Toronto on March 4 Bertha wife of William Green. deceased was a daughter of Mr Jas Coombs and sister of Mrs HH Hopper of Richmond Hill. Funeral on Saturday to Mount Pleasant Cemetery leaving her late residence at 2 p.m

Campbell- At Markham Thursday morning March 5 1903, Sarah Turner wife of the late James Campbell aged 78 years. Deceased was mother of Mr. Archie Campbell of this village


Hilts-Brillinger- On Wednesday March 4 by the Rev. F. Elliott of Richmond Hill at the residence of the bride;s father, Huron St., Newmarket, Mr. David Hilts to Anna only daughter of Mr. Alfred Billinger both of Newmarket

Smith-Walls- At the residence of the bride's parents Owen Sound Road, County of Grey on Wednesday Feb 25 by the Rev. J. Truax, Carson E. Smith, Edgely to Mahel Florence second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Walls


Mr Albert Glass spent over Sunday in Cookstown

Mr AB Davidson PSI visited the school here in his official capacity on Tuesday

Miss Lizzie Mclean left last Thursday to attend the marriage of her cousin Miss Mclean of Glencoe

Mrs WR Proctor of Barrie came down Wednesday evening to meet Mrs George, Her cousin

Mrs Purdy of Pembina ND has returned home after making a visit with her sister Mrs Alexander Marsh

Miss Cameron of Port Burwell is a guest at the parsonage

Mr Wm E. Wiley of Toronto was in the village on Saturday

Miss Alice Campbell has returned from a visit to friends in Streetsville

Mr J. Hornes left yesterday morning for a week visit with an uncle at Zurich in Huron County

Miss Berle Campbell from Toronto is spending a few days at her home here

Nemarket Era- Mr and Mrs J W. Elliott of Richmond Hill spent Friday and Saturday with Mr and Mrs A.E Coombs

Mrs AE Coombs and little daughter Miss Alice are spending a week with Mr and Mrs JW Elliott

Newmarket Express Herald- Rev Father McMahon of Richmond Hill accompanied by a preist from Montreal paid Father Whitney a visit on Tuesday

Miss Edith Smith of Toronto and her cousin Miss May Lawrence of Blenheim spent Friday and two or three following days with Mr and Mrs PG Savage

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