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Thorold News

[Welland Tribune, 20 August 1897]

Another old landmark has passed away in the person of Geo. McKonachie, who conducted a blacksmith shop on the town line between Thorold and Merritton for so many years. The deceased was one of the best known and most skilful horse doctors in the country. The funeral took place on Tuesday to Lakeview cemetery, Rev. Mr. Cook conducting the services. The pallbearers, who by the way, were all blacksmiths were- John Grenville, Geo. Turner, Jas. McGill, Rich. Shriner, Jerry Upper, Wm. Notman.

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