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John Brenton obit, Halifax 1905

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John Brenton obit, Halifax 1905

Posted: 21 May 2006 2:15PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Brenton, Hayward, McLeod, Cotter, Neville
Here are transcriptions of two obituaries - same paper, different days. Notice that the second one mentions an additional daughter.

From the Halifax Evening Mail; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; August 16 1905:

CAPTAIN JOHN BRENTON
The death occurred yesterday afternoon, at 100 Sackville street, of John Brenton a retired sea captain. Mr. Brenton was 76 years of age, and a native of Newfoundland. He leaves a family of three daughters and three sons to mourn their loss, namely, Mrs. John McLeod, Kentville; Mrs. William Cotter, and Mrs. M. J. Neville, Halifax. The three sons are Thomas, Henry and William, all of this city. The funeral will take place from his late residence to Camp Hill on Thursday at 4 o'clock.

From the Halifax Evening Mail; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; August 17 1905:

CAPTAIN JOHN BRENTON
Captain John Brenton, whose death occurred Tuesday afternoon at 100 Sackville street, at the age of 76 years, was a native of Newfoundland. He is survived by four daughters and three sons, the former being Mrs. E. A. Hayward, of Malta; Mrs. John McLeod, Kentville; Mrs. William Cotter and Mrs. M. J. Neville, Halifax; and the latter, Thomas, Henry and William Brenton, all of this city. The funeral will take place from his late residence this afternoon at 4 o'clock, and thence to Camp Hill cemetery.

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hughwilliams 21 May 2006 8:15PM GMT 
henry brenton 4 Jun 2006 8:08AM GMT 
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