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A Sad Death – William Souster, 1916 – 52 Ancestors

March 8, 2014

NEWDALE FARMER WAS FROZEN TO DEATH

Newdale, Man., Nov. 17. Wm. Souster, a farmer here, was found dead on the ice of o [sic] slough on his farm. The deceased, who was a bachelor, apparently was chopping a hole in the ice for the horses to drink when he was seized with a stroke, and while unconscious froze to death.

The Brandon Daily Sun, Friday, November 17, 1916, page 5.

According to the 1911 Canada Census, William Souster was born in Ontario in 1856. (1911 Census of Canada, Manitoba, Enumeration District Marquette 45, Townships 16, page 8. Accessed at AutomatedGenealogy.com, 8 March 2014.)

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