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BRIGGS, Stair [12309]
(1834-)
RIDDLE, Margaret [2]
(Abt 1834-)
WATSON, Alexander [12464]
(-)
FORBES, Isabel [12465]
(-)
BRIGGS, Thomas [12316]
(1865-1940)
WATSON, Marjorie [12317]
(1867-1936)
BRIGGS, Stairs [12318]
(1891-1967)

 

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McGRATH, Catherine [12319]

BRIGGS, Stairs [12318] 1

  • Born: 13 Jul 1891, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland
  • Marriage: McGRATH, Catherine [12319]
  • Died: 19 Dec 1967, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada at age 76 2

bullet   Cause of his death was Cancer.

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bullet  General Notes:

Worked at Eskbank at railroad in the office, doing train schedules. When he left for Canada, he was given a gold purse full of gold sovereigns.

He was in WWI and was shell shocked in France.

bullet  Medical Notes:

Had psoriasis, which, according to Mary Briggs Carter, he cleared up with vagisil.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Residence, Between 1912 and 1916, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. 3 4 5

Residence, Between 1920 and 1932, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. 6 7 8 9

Residence, Between 1932 and 1936, Galt, Ontario, Canada. 10 11

Residence, 1958, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. 12

Occupation: Cashier, Canadian Express.


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Stairs married Catherine McGRATH [12319] [MRIN: 4284]. (Catherine McGRATH [12319] was born in Dundee, Scotland and died on 30 May 1963 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada 13.)


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Sources


1 June Marie Bertolet Wheeler (September, 1997).

2 Mary Briggs Carter (August, 1997). Mary has a lot of information that we did not record; another interview would be fruitful.

3 Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Guelph City Directories (Repository: Guelph Public Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada), 1912.

4 Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Guelph City Directories (Repository: Guelph Public Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada), 1913-1914.

5 Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Guelph City Directories (Repository: Guelph Public Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada), 1916.

6 Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Guelph City Directories (Repository: Guelph Public Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada), 1921.

7 Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Guelph City Directories (Repository: Guelph Public Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada), 1922-1924.

8 Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Guelph City Directories (Repository: Guelph Public Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada), 1928-1931.

9 Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Guelph City Directories (Repository: Guelph Public Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada), 1920.

10 Guelph Mercury, Obituary for Mrs. Thomas Briggs (8 Sep 1936 , , Repository: Guelph Public Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada).

11 Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Guelph City Directories (Repository: Guelph Public Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada), 1932.

12 Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, Peterborough City Directories (Repository: Peterborough Public Library, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada), 1958.

13 Mary Briggs Carter (August, 1997).


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