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"Died: Robertson-In St. Vincent, on Thursday morning May 17, 1909, James Robertson, aged 68 years 6 months and 3 days."

(This paper was dated May 22, 1909. In the next weeks paper dated May 29, 1909, there was the following:)
"We are sorry to hear of the death of Mr. Jas. Robertson of the ninth as Mr. Robertson was well known and a find friend and neighbor. The time will come for all of us sooner or later and we should bare in mind the watch word "Be ye ready"."

Source: Obituary, Meaford Express, Ontario, Canada Publ: 17 May 1909 & 22 May 1909

Submitted by: Marcia Shears Mar 2006 Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA

Contact marcia: u08554 at

Comment: James Robertson was my 3rd Great-grandfather

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