Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Mary Anne (Cameron) Gunn

As seen in the message board, CAN-NS-OBITS-L Archives:

[Partial] OBIT ... - 1936

There passed away on July 3, 1936, at East River St. Mary's, one of the most respected and beloved citizens in the person of Mrs. Mary Anne Gunn, widow of the late James Gunn, at the age of 67 years. She was the daughter of "Squire" Angus Cameron of Newtown, and lived all her years in this valley.

She is survived by one son, Chester, in whose family she lived and who tenderly cared for her in her illness, also three brothers, Dave of Newtown; Rev. A. G. Cameron of Sylvania, PA; Rev. A. H. Cameron of Pasadena and two sisters, Mrs. [Sarah Margaret] Waterbury and Jean of Detroit.

Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949
Name: James Gunn
Birth Date: 1845
Birthplace: E. Riv. St. Marys
Spouse's Name: Mary Ann Cameron
Spouse's Birth Date: 1858
Spouse's Birthplace: E. Riv. St. Marys
Event Date: 21 Nov 1878
Event Place: E. Riv. St. Marys, Pictou, Nova Scotia
Father's Name: Angus
Mother's Name: Mary
Spouse's Father's Name: Angus
Spouse's Mother's Name: Cath.

The family as they were enumerated in the 1901 Census of Canada:
Subdistrict: Garden of Eden, PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA
District Number: 38
Subdistrict Number: n

1911 Census of Canada
Nova Scotia / Pictou / 13 East River St. Marys poll district / page 1

Gunn James M Head M Aug 1846 64
Gunn Mary F Wife M Jul 1859 51
Gunn Chester M Son S Jan 1883 28
Gunn Frannis ? F Daughter S May 1889 21
Gunn Leena M F Daughter S Jul 1901 9

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