Etc. -- Sarah (Gray) Walker's 1919 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article from the 12 Jun 1919 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.


The death took place in Woodhouse on Thursday, [5] Jun 1919 of Sarah Gray, beloved wife of Henry Walker, in her 84th year. Deceased was a well known resident, having lived all her married life of 58 years on the homestead.

She was born in Scotland and came to this country when a young girl. She had been ailing for a number of years and died from chronic nephritis.

The funeral took place from her late residence on Sunday 8 Jun 1919 and was largely attended. The pall-bearers were the four sons: James, Henry, William and Isaac, and Messrs. John Andrews and Lewis.

Besides the sons above mentioned, there are left to mourn the loss of a loving mother and wife, a daughter at home, Miss Mary, and two sons Solomon and Nathaniel, in the United States, and the aged husband, 82 years of age, who has been suffering for the past two years with a cancer. A sister, Miss Agnes Gray, lives in Walpole.

Interment took place in the Woodhouse Cemetery.

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