Araminta, wife of the late Lieut.-Colonel the Hon. David
K.C., passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. G. Boultbee,
Wednesday afternoon, in her 88th year.
Mrs. Tisdale's original home
was in the Township of Woodhouse, she being a daughter of the late
James Walker, described in Owen's Pioneer Sketches as the first white
child to be born in Norfolk County, and a granddaughter of Henry
Walker, one of the very first pioneers to settle in Norfolk.
She married Hon. David Tisdale
in the year 1853, and throughout his distinguished political and
military career was his happy and honoured helpmate.
lady, her quiet and unassuming manner, combined with a rare sweetness
of disposition and tact, established a wide circle of warm friends and
admiring acquaintances, by all of whom her death will be genuinely
For nearly 70 years she had
been a highly respected citizen of the town of Simcoe. Until the death
of her husband in April, 1911, the happy couple lived at
Lawn," the present home of H. P. Innes, K.C.,, which residence
Lieut.-Colonel Tisdale built many years ago. To them were born four
Mrs. M. G. Boultbee of Simcoe,
Mrs. A. A. Canfield of New
D. Robb Tisdale of Simcoe, and
the late W. E. Tisdale, K.C.
The funeral service will be
held at the residence tomorrow (Friday) afternoon, at 2.30 o'clock,
with interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
The bearers will be: Messrs.
H. S. Falls, Frank Reid,
W. P. Price, R. G. Bowlby, A. W. Donly and