Etc. -- James Horn's 1920 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 5 article in the 18 Mar 1920 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.

The Late James Horn

James Horn, a well known and highly esteemed resident of the Township of Woodhouse, passed peacefully away on Sunday, 7 Mar 1920, after an illness of only eight days.

Deceased was born near Huntley, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 9 May 1833. He landed in Canada after an ocean voyage of four weeks with his parents, when he was 21 years old.

He lived in Doan's Hollow for a time, then went to Vittoria, thence to his farm at Marburg, where he resided for the past 49 years.

He took a [keen] interest in the affairs of the community, serving for three years as councillor. All who came in contact with him found him conscientious and frank in his opinions.

He was a member of the Port Dover Presbyterian Church and in politics was a supporter of the Conservative party.

Mr. Horn married Mary Ann Mitchell of Walsh, who survives; also two sons, 
J. Thos., William R., and one daughter, 
Mary J., all at home.

The funeral service was held at his late residence on Wednesday, 10 Mar 1920, by his pastor, the Rev. J. Robertson, interment being made in the Port Dover Cemetery.

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