Late Squire McMahon
Delhi Reporter. -- Squire
McMahon died at his home in Windham on Saturday, 20 Aug 1910 and was
buried at LaSalette on Tuesday.
Deceased was the last old
pioneer of this section of Windham. He was an Irishman, came to this
country over 50 years ago, and has cleared off several farms in that
part of the township.
For the past two years,
deceased has not enjoyed good health, and although he has passed the
80 mile post he was hale and happy up to this time.
Perhaps no man who ever
lived in this township was more widely and favorably known. He never
forgot the hospitality of a pioneer, and was always willing to help
anyone who he chanced to meet.
As a businessman, the late
gentleman was exceptionally thrifty.
The remains were laid to
rest in the LaSalette cemetery on Tuesday, and service was held in
the church there.
This was the largest
attended funeral that has taken place near hear for some time. From
the hearse to the last carriage it was over a mile. This alone
signified the high respect the many friends held for their late
He is survived by a widow
and two sons.