Etc. -- Peter Abbott's 1919 obituary
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A lightly edited article from page 7 of the 29 May 1919 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Death of Peter Abbott 
of South Walsingham

Mr. Peter Abbott died at Hamilton on Wednesday, the 14th inst. of paralysis, and the body was brought home for burial in the 16th in the Port Royal Cemetery, where it was laid away in the family plot near his father, the late Timothy Abbott, one of the staunchest of the early settlers of this region.

Rev. Raymond Rolph conducted the service at the grave and Erie View church. Mr. Abbott was a member, first of the Port Rowan Church, and afterwards of the Erie View church.

All his brothers are dead, but three sisters, Mrs. Oliver Franklin (Emily), 
Mrs. Henry Anderson (Jane) and 
Mrs. Wellington Franklin (Hannah), survive.

He was born in December, 1838, and married Miss Clara Browen in 1866. The surviving children are Mrs. Misner, 
Mrs. Harry Welch and Mrs. Roy Franklin, and two sons, Ernest and Hedley, both of whom served in the great war, and have just returned from France and England. 
Mrs. Abbott died five years ago.

The family of the late Timothy Abbott has been prominent and useful in this community for three-quarters of a century. 
-- Port Rowan News.

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