There passed away on Monday
afternoon, 20 Jul 1917, at the home of her son in Woodhouse, Mrs.
John Rowntree Sr.
Mrs. Rowntree was born near
72 years ago, and was the daughter of the late Thomas
Gilbert of Hartford.
She became the wife of E. R.
52 years ago, and lived for many years in the township of
Her husband predeceased her
24 years ago and she later married John Rowntree of Nelles'
Corners, who survives her.
She also leaves two sons, Daniel K.
Secord of Woodhouse and Fred S. Secord,
G.T.R. yard master at
The funeral took place on
1 Aug 1917 from Prospect Farm to Hartford Cemetery. The
Wm. Roberts, Bruce Steinhoff, Walter Pearce, Wm.
Youngs, James Dufton and John W. Kniffen.