Etc. -- John Ebert's 1918 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article from the 16 May 1918 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.

Death of Delhi Man

John Christian Ebert, who died at Delhi recently of a paralytic stroke, aged 56, although of German descent, was a loyal British subject, having given two sons to fight for King and country.

One has been returned home and has been granted an honorary [sic] discharge after doing his bit, while the other is fighting in France and in good health.

Deceased was the son of Gottfriend Ebert, and was born in Middleton Township. He was united in marriage to Miss Anna Margaretta Moritz, who predeceased him 25 years.* From this union there were five children. In 1889 he was married to Elizabeth Carol, who surives him.

He leaves to mourn his loss a bereaved widow; three sons, Norman of Cuba City, Wis.; 
Arnold Z., fighting for his country in France; and 
Frank G. of Britton, Ont., a returned hero; 
one step-sister Mrs. A. Bowerman;
one brother, Fred Ebert; and 
two sisters, Mrs. Wm. Mehlenbacher, 
and Mrs. A. Mehlenbacher.

* [Compiler's Comment: John and his first wife's cemetery stone says she and a daughter died in 1897, suggesting he married again after that, not in 1889.]

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