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MEAFORD EXPRESS (1927) - Mr. George Haines, a former well known resident of Meaford, died in Toronto last Friday. He had been in poor health most of the winter but had been seriously ill only about three weeks. Mr. Haines was in his 84th year and lived in Meaford the greater portion of his life.
   He was born in Weston, Ontario and spent his early days there. He was a veteran of the American Civil War joining the Northern Forces as did any other young Canadians of the time. After the war he came to Meaford and engaged in his trade as a ..(remainder of article missing)

Lakeview Cemetery, Meaford, Ontario tombstone inscription, from BGOGS :

             George 1843 - 1927  Martha Jane 1850 - 1901
Margaret 1871 - 1878  Ella 1873 - 1878
         Mary Ann 1875 - 1878  Maurice M 1897 - 1899

For complete cemetery transcriptions, please contact the
Bruce Grey Ontario Genealogical Society

Obituary Source: Meaford Express

Obit & tombstone data submitted by: Donna Binsted

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