Ireland Old News
In Bathurst, Saturday, June 4th, Mr. John Jackson, aged 76 years. Born Dec. 24th, 1826, Kilkenny Cty, Wicklow, Ireland, the son of James & Sarah Jackson. He came to Canada in 1841 and settled on a farm near Lanark Village Inow owned by Thos. W. Cameron). On Mar. 8th, 1850, he married Anne Poole, dau. of Thos. & Sarah Poole, of Drummond Twp., also natives of Ireland. They raised a family, of whom seven are still living: James, in Wyoming; Thomas H., Harrison River, BC; Sarah A (deceased, wife of James Mann, Dowagie, Mich; William J. Roseb urgh, Oregon; Albert E., in Alberta; Harriett, wife of H.B. Hughes, 8th con. Bathurst; May, wife of J.H. Butler, Ottawa; and Margaret, wife of John Butler, of Harper. Burial in the Lanark Anglican Cemetery, on Monday.
At Poland, Monday, June 20th, William Paul, aged 55 tears. He came to Canada with his parents when three years of age, from Antrim, Ireland. He later married Miss Isabella Robinson, of Lavant, who, with nine children survives. They are: Mrs. David Paul, Watson's Crs; Moses and Ro bert, of Reston, Man.; John, Manor, Assa; and Ella, Janet, Harvey, and Willie, at home. Burial in White's cemetery.
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