Mrs. Annie Hutchinson died at
the home of her son, James W. Hutchinson of this village last Sunday.
Mrs. Hutchinson was 74 years old.
She was a daughter of the late
Robert Craig, born in Autrim, Ireland, and came with her parents to
Canada when five years old.
The family settled on a farm in
the township of Walsingham, where the children grew up to fill honored
positions in the world.
She married Alex. Hutchinson, a
young man of worth and character, and they began life on their own farm
at Carholme, where a happy family of sons and daughters were raised amid
They moved to this village about
10 years ago and after the death of Mr. Hutchinson a year later, the
deceased for the most part lived with her son, where she died.
She is survived and will be
greatly missed by three sons and four daughters:
Robert H. of Whitby, public school inspector of Ontario county;
Dr. W. G. of Hespeler, and
James W. police magistrate of Port Rowan;
Mrs. Wm. Franklin of North Dakota;
Mrs. J. S. Smith of Port Rowan;
Mrs. C. H. Pierce of Hespeler, and
Miss Della, head operating nurse at Victoria Hospital, London.
Three brothers also survive to
mourn her loss: William of North Walsingham;
James of Walsingham Centre; and
Robert of Simcoe.
The funeral service was held at
the home on Tuesday, when all of the children were present except Mrs.
Rev. J. M. Smith, pastor of the
Methodist Church, of which the deceased was an honored and faithful
member, conducted the services. Interment took place at Walsingham