late mrs. burgess
There passed away on Friday
last at the home of her son, Mr. F. W. Burgess in Simcoe, an aged
lady, long a resident of this community, in the person of Mrs.
Deceased, who was born Jean
Wilson, was the widow of Mr. James Burgess, who died about six years
ago. She was a native of Banffshire, Scotland, and had almost
completed her 86th year. Mr. and Mrs. Burgess were
married in Hamilton in 1854.
Four daughters and two sons
survive. The daughters are: Mr. Cook of Vittoria, Mrs. Lawson of
Mrs. Finlayson and Mrs. Finlay of Cleveland, Ohio.
The sons are James, whose present address is unknown, and William of
The members of the family
attending the funeral were Mrs. Cook, Mrs. Finlayson, Mrs. Finlay
Mr. F. W. Burgess.
The funeral took place on
Sunday afternoon to the Baptist Cemetery at Vittoria.