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Who died 10 Dec 1915 in Houghton? The 1901 census lists her as Rebecca, wife of Martin Burger, the identity accepted here. Their Cultus Cemetery stone agrees, but that seems to end agreement in the surviving historical record.
Her Death Registration says she was Mary [Jennimiah] Burger, daughter of Robert Dickenson.
The 1852 census of Houghton lists 12 year old Rebecca living with her widowed mother, Mary Dickinson.
The 5 Dec 1865 marriage of Martin Burger and Rebecca Dickson appears in the Elgin County Marriage Register.
The 1881 census of Houghton lists Martin Burgar and his wife Rebecca
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