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Contributed by: Andrew Cunningham

Event: Death
Name of Deceased: Henry Render
Date of Death: August 16, 1911
Date of Interment:
Location of Death: Winchester
Location of Interment:
Name of Spouse:
Residence: Winchester
Name of Father:
Names of Children: See below
Name of Mother:
Names of Siblings:
Source: Published,Kemptville Advance, 17-08-1911,

Other info: Weekly Advance, Kemptville, August 17, 1911
Killed by falling off a building.  Survived by sons Mackenzie Render, Carnduff, Sask.; Malcolm Render,
Brandon, Man.; daughters Della and Ethel at home.
Survived by brothers W.S. of Bishop's Mills, J.E. of Montreal, James of Iroquois, and Josiah of Van Camp; by sisters Mrs Fraser of Toronto and Mrs Andrew Rose of Van Camp.

Lifelong resident of Winchester, age about 60.


Contributed by: Andrew Cunningham

Event: Death
Name of Deceased: Thomas Bailey
Date of Death: August 7, 1911
Date of Interment: August 9, 1911
Location of Death: Mountain Ridge (Con 5 Lot 22)
Location of Interment: Knight Cemetery, Inkerman
Name of Spouse: Eliza Wholehan
Residence: Mountain Ridge (Con 5 Lot 22)
Name of Father: Laurence (?) Bailey
Names of Children: See below
Name of Mother: Jane Langdon
Names of Siblings: Unknown
Source: Published,Kemptville Advance, 17-08-1911,

Other info: Obituary in The Weekly Advance, Kemptville, August 17, 1941, page 1.

Born in Devonshire Sept. 18, 1827; emig. to Dundas c. 1843; md. to Eliza Wholehan 1852. Occupation: shoemaker 1843-1852, thereafter Farmer. Reeve of Mountain Township.

Children were
Lucy (Mrs. W.F. Adams) 1852-1940
Elizabeth (Mrs. A.E. Wiltse) 1854?-1888
(William) John 1856-
(Jane) Luisa (Mrs. Arthur Robinson) 1859?-
Thomas Arthur 1862-
Mahlon 1864-1941
William L. 1867?-
Eleanor (Ella) (Mrs. A.E. Wiltse) 1869?-
Effa (Mrs. Kholar Wiltse)1871?-


Contributed by: Andrew Cunningham

Event: Death
Name of Deceased: William Bayley
Date of Death: February 8, 1836
Date of Interment: February 10, 1836
Location of Death:
Location of Interment: Matilda Twp. (?)
Name of Spouse: Unmarried
Residence: Edwardsburg Twp., Grenville Co
Name of Father: Thomas Bayley
Names of Children: None
Name of Mother: Elizabeth [surname not rec'd]
Names of Siblings:
Source: Vital Records,,

Other info: Age 1 year and 10 months.
J. G. Beek Lindsay officiant.
Thomas Bayley = farmer.
Register 143 (Matilda Twp.)


Contributed by: Andrew Cunningham

Event: Death
Name of Deceased: Mahlon Bailey
Date of Death: December 25, 1941
Date of Interment: December 28, 1941
Location of Death: Winchester (town)
Location of Interment: Maple Ridge Cemetery
Name of Spouse: Jane Dixon
Residence: At home of Mrs. James Slater
Name of Father: Thomas Bailey
Names of Children: Frederick B., Dixon Lloyd B.
Name of Mother: Eliza Wholehan
Names of Siblings:
Source: Published,Unidentified newspaper obit.,

Other info: Born: July 18, 1864
Ceremony: United Church, Winchester, Rev. Dr. T.A. Halpenny
Cause of death: Heart attack
Reeve of Winchester Twp. 1906
Winchester Town Council 1893-95 and 1924-28
Justice of the Peace


Contributed by: Mary Lynn Rosenzweig

Event: Death
Name of Deceased: Sarah Elizabeth Biccum
Date of Death: February 15, 1911
Date of Interment:
Location of Death: Morrisburg, Dundas Co., Ont.
Location of Interment:
Name of Spouse: James Ransom Biccum
Residence: Morrisburg, Dundas Co., Ont.
Name of Father: Peter Seymore
Names of Children:
Name of Mother: Margaret Crowder
Names of Siblings:
Source: Vital Records,Ontario Death Registration,

Other info: Sex & Race of Deceased:   Female--French (indecipherable
word) Dutch.
Date of Birth:  May 22, 1865
Age & Place of Birth:  45
Birthplace of Father:  Mountain, Ontario
Birthplace of Mother:  Matilda
Name of Physician who attended Deceased:  Dr. P. G. Casselman
Certified by:  James R. Biccum
Address:  Morrisburg
Date:  February 15, 1911
Immediate Cause of Death:  Apoplexy
Duration:  36 hours
LDS FHL US/CAN FILM #1854825
Ontario Death Registrations 1869-1927; Death Registration No.
27522-30555 (v. 23-25) 1911
p. 259, Death Registration No. 029363


Contributed by: Ken Caughey

Event: Death
Name of Deceased: Samuel Arnott Caughey
Date of Death: June 17,1963
Date of Interment: June 21 1963
Location of Death: Mission BC.
Location of Interment: Mission B.C.
Name of Spouse: Mary Elizabeth
Residence: Mission B.C.
Name of Father: George
Names of Children: Lorna and Ken
Name of Mother: Eleanor
Names of Siblings:
Source:  Personal Knowledge
Other info:



Contributed by: Linda Moore

Event: Death
Name of Deceased: Basil A. Strader
Date of Death: Dec. 9, 1940
Date of Interment: Brinston Cemetery
Location of Death: At home near Brinston
Location of Interment: Brinston, Ontario, Canada
Name of Spouse: Mae Gilson
Residence: Brinston, Ontario, Canada
Name of Father: Orrin Strader
Names of Children: Lorne (14) and Gilson (10)
Name of Mother: Jennie McIntosh Strader
Names of Siblings: J.W. , Edgar, Mrs. Cummings
Source: Published,Unknown,

Other info: Basil Strader was a member of the Board of Stewards of Brinston United Church, served as a District Deputy Grand Marshall of Connaught Lodge No 440 I.O.O.F, a member of Columbian Encampment No. 77 of Prescott and Friendly Brothers No. 143 A.F.& A.M. of Iroquois, and served on the Board of Matilda Township Council.
He owned a dairy farm one mile east of Brinston and specialized in registered Holstein Cattle.  Funeral services were conducted from his residence to Brinston United Church with Rev. F. W. Taylor, Pastor, officiating.  Assisted by Rev. Wm. Lister, of Matilda South.  Rev. E. C. Lacy of Williamsburg (his former pastor) was also present.


Contributed by: Pat Copeland

Event: Death
Name of Deceased: George Herbert Howard
Date of Death: October 7, 1932
Date of Interment:
Location of Death: Howard Home on Creighton Road
Location of Interment: Grove Cemetery
Name of Spouse: Mary Eleanor (Annie) Maws
Residence: Creighton Road
Name of Father: Richard Latham Howard
Names of Children:  see below
Name of Mother: Louisa Copeland
Names of Siblings: see below
Source: Published;  October 13, 1932 edition of the Star.

Other info: His children were John Eric, Phylis Belle, Herbert Reginald, Richard Maw, and Grace Howard.  His siblings were Louisa Carolyn, Henry Copeland, Alice Maud and Charles Richard.
The Howard home on Creighton Road is now part of the Blackadar Nursing Home.


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