of Thomas Matthews
died at Watford, on 4 May 1917 at the home of his daughter-in-law Mrs.
Deceased, who was
in his 88th year, was a son of the late Peter Matthews, and was born
on the farm now occupied by Roland Harrett.
Mr. Matthews had
enjoyed the best of health until he suffered a stroke of paralysis.
most of his life at Kinglake in Houghton Township, where he conducted
a gist mill.
He leaves two
daughters, Mrs. C. M. Brown of Corinth, and Mrs. Ed Kelly of Glen Myer,
his wife having predeceased him some years ago.
He was a lifelong
Methodist and was an active worker in all church matters.