Mrs. J. Hunter – died at Newdale, 1912 – 52 Ancestors
Born in 1819
Mrs. J. Hunter of Newdale, Man., Lived in Reign of Six Monarchs
There died at Newdale yesterday, Mrs. J. Hunter who was born May 26, 1819, and consequently she lived during the reings [sic] of George III, George IV, William IV, Queen Victoria, Edward VII and George V.
She was born in Ireland and came to Ontario in 1837 and to Manitoba in 1887. She is survived by five daughters, two sons, thirty-four grandchildren, and four great – great grandchildren. The funeral took place at Newdale yesterday.
The Winnipeg Tribune, Manitoba, Canada, Friday, 5 July 1912, page 8.
The Minnedosa Tribune, 4 July 1912, page 3 reported the death thus: Mrs. Hunter died at Newdale yesterday, at the advanced age of 93 years. She leaves a host of relatives in this vicinity.
The obituary printed in the Minnedosa Tribune, 11 July 1912, page 3 and dated Newdale, Man., July 4, had a few additional details. She died on Wednesday morning, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. W. Robertson. And she had 41 great grandchildren. And “the funeral took place to the old Newdale cemetery today.”