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Ottawa Journal Newspaper Obituaries

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The Semi Weekly Journal (Ottawa) - Issue date January 1, 1891


Evoy – Mordy – At the residence of the bride, Appleton, on the 27th inst., by the Rev. W. J. Crother(a) ?, M.A., Mr. John Evoy, Huntley, to Miss Emma Mordy, of Appleton.

Issue date January 20 1890

Watson’s Corners

-On Wednesday of last week, Mr. Wm. Paul, of Poland, was married to Miss Minnie Cameron, of Carleton Place.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Mr.  Molsroy(?)

Death Notice - The Ottawa Journal

Issue date Thursday, January 3, 1974

Brunton - Beatrice Viola - At her home, Carleton Place, on Tuesday, January 1, 1974, Beatrice Viola McDiarmid, in her 75th year, beloved wife of the late William Brunton; dear mother of John Arnold, Herbert Nairn, Carmel Jean (Mrs. Mervyn Brooks), William Lloyd; dear sister of Earl McDiarmid and the late Eric and Roy McDiarmid; survived by 10 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  Resting at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home,  McArthur Ave, Carleton Place.  Service in the chapel on Saturday at 2 pm.  Interment Dewar's Cemetery.

The Ottawa Journal

Issue date Friday, December 11, 1959

George Inwood dies in Smiths Falls at 100 - Perth, Dec. 11 – (special)- One of Lanark County’s oldest residents, George Inwood, who would have celebrated his 101st birthday on January 4 died in Smiths Falls Hospital on Wednesday after a short illness. Born at Tennyson in Drummond Township in 1858, he was one of nine children of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Inwood. He was married to the late Sarah Moulton, also of Tennyson. Out of a family of seven children, two daughters survive, Mrs. Joseph White (Pearl), of Perth, and Mrs. Wilbert Jackson, (Mabel), of Perth. Mr. Inwood spent most of his life in Perth until seven months ago when he moved to Merrickville to live with his granddaughter, Mrs. Maynard Green. For a number of years he was employed by the Perth Corporation and 40 yeas ago was employed by Lanark County to plow roads from Perth to Smiths Falls and on to Ottawa.  In his youth, Mr. Inwood was a keen hunter and fisherman. Funeral was held in the Blair and Son Funeral chapel this afternoon.  Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery, Perth.

Brunton, William - At his home, Prospect, Ontario, on Thursday, December 10, 1959, William Brunton, beloved husband of Viola McDiarmid, in his 69th year.  Resting at Fleming Brothers Funeral Home, Lake Ave. West, Carleton Place.  Funeral service Saturday, December 12 at 2:30pm.  Interment Dewar's Cemetery.

Cheney, Herbert Norman – At his home, Merrickville, Ontario, on Thursday, December 10, 1959, Herbert Norman Cheney, beloved husband of Anne Merrifield, in his 85th year.  Resting Hulse and Playfair Ltd., 315 McLeod St.  Service in chapel on Saturday at 1pm.  Interment Pinecrest Cemetery.

Hickey, Irene Lillian – At Rosamond Memorial Hospital, Almonte, Ontario, on Thursday, December 10, 1959, Irene Lillian Sheehan, beloved wife of Joseph John Hickey, in her 66th year.  Resting at the Kerry-Scott Funeral Home, Elgin St., Almonte, thence to St. Mary’s Church for Requiem High Mass on Saturday, December 12, at 10 am.  Interment St. Mary’s parish cemetery.

Posted: 09 May, 2005.

Ottawa Journal Newspaper Obituaries

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Issue date February 21, 1911

-Mrs. Findlay McIntyre of Lanark died on Sunday, February 11, after an illness of only eight days of pleuro-pneumonia.  Deceased was 76 years of age and leaves three sons.  Her husband died 25 years ago.

Born - McGrath – At Almonte, February 14th, Mrs. Matt. McGrath jr. of a daughter.

Died - McGrath – At Almonte, February 14th, the infant daughter of Mr. Matt. McGrath jr.

Died – Cavanagh – At Perth, on Saturday, February 18, Mrs. Nicolas Cavanagh, aged 90 years.

Issue date February 28, 1911

-Mr. Chas. Simpson, of Almonte, mourns the death at South Bend, Ind., of his sister, Mrs. Wm. Rose, a resident for many years of Grand Rapids, Mich.  Mrs. Rose, whose maiden name was Eliza Simpson was born in Almonte 67 years ago.  To mourn her loss she leaves two sons, one brother (above mentioned) and two sisters.

-Mrs. Samuel McDowell, of Pakenham, died on Wednesday, February 22 at the age of 71 years.  Death was due to congestion of the lungs.  Deceased leaves to mourn her, her husband, three daughters, Mrs. Malcolm Lamont, Sask., Mrs. Andrew A. Stewart, Ramsay, Mrs. John Kennedy, Vancouver, and two sons, Messers. John T., of Pakenham, and Wm. S. of Almonte.  Three brothers and one sister also survive.  The funeral too place on Saturday to the Methodist church and thence to Pakenham cemetery.

- Mr. John McCann of Ramsay died on Thursday, February 16, after a lengthy illness.  Deceased was only 44 years of age, and leaves besides his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. McCann, a widow, three daughters and one son, also six sisters. The sisters are Mrs. Robt. McIntosh, Almonte; Mrs. Wm. Wallace, Preston; Mrs. Wm. Lawrie and Mrs. Wm. Armstrong, Ramsay; Mrs. Robert Crawford, Carleton Place; and Mrs. Wm. Allison, Winnipeg.

-Mr. John Stewart, another resident of Ramsay, died on Wednesday, February 22, in his 81st year.  Deceased’s wife predeceased him about 3 years ago, and there are left to mourn five sons and three daughters, namely, William, Kinburn; Robert, Ramsay; Charles and George, Viscount, Sask.; and Archie, of the Soo; Miss Katie, at home; Mrs. Geo. Murphy and Mrs. John Arthur, Blakeney.  The funeral took place on Saturday.

-A former resident of Almonte, Mr. Thos. G. Dixon, died at St. Paul, Kansas. He was 60 years of age and is survived by two daughters and three sons, also three sisters and one brother.


Stevenson – At Almonte, Feb. 19, Mr. Norman Stevenson, in his 76th year.

Demer – AT Carleton Place, Feb. 15, Elizabeth Hicks, beloved wife of Mr. W. H. Demer, aged 57 years and 11 months.

O’Brien – At Duluth, Minn., Mr. Robt. A. O’Brien, former resident of Almonte, aged 60 years.


Kirkpatrick – At Carleton Place, Feb. 19, Mrs. G. M. Kirkpatrick, of a son.

Flunder – At Almonte, Feb. 16, Mrs. E. W. Flunder, of a daughter.

Issue date March 7, 1911

Died – Anderson – In Beckwith, Feb. 27, Jessie Comrie, widow of the late Geo. Anderson, aged 88 years.

Posted: 25 May, 2005.