of Mrs. Chapman
Mrs. B. L. Chapman, a former
resident of Waterford, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. N. W.
Pursel in Brantford, on Thursday last. She came to Brantford from
her home in Ridgetown intending to have an operation, but died
before going to the hospital.
Service was held in
Brantford on Friday afternoon and was attended by a number of
relatives from this place. The remains were taken to Ridgetown on
Saturday, accompanied by Mr. O. McMichael, Master Harold Squire,
Mrs. N. W. Pursel and Thos. Pursel.
Mrs. N. W. Pursel of
Brantford is her only child and her only surviving brother is Mr.
Wm. Cunningham. Her half brothers and sisters are Messrs. Oscar,
Walter, Romaine and Albert McMichael and Mrs. Oliver Beemer and Miss
Her husband predeceased her
11 years. Mr. Chapman was proprietor of the Waterford Express before
the Star was started in this place in 1874.
Comment: Mrs. B. L. Chapman was the only daughter of William
Cunningham and Martha Kern
-- see her mother's obituary]