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JOHN SCHOOLEY

Humberstone News

[Welland Tribune, 27 August 1897]

John Schooley, one of the township’s oldest and best known residents, died on Thursday of last week and the body was buried at the Dunkard cemetery at Ridgeway on Sunday, Rev. Gilbert Bearss officiating. Deceased leaves a widow (Gleason) and three sons and one daughter- Benjamin, John and George Schooley, and Mrs. Sherk, all residing in the county. Death was a result of old age, deceased having been feeble for many years, and at his death was in his 87th year. Deceased was a Liberal in politics and a member of the old Mennonite church.

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