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Wainfleet News

[Welland Telegraph, 7 November 1913]

William O. Priestman died suddenly at North Battleford, Sask., on the night of Sept. 27th. He retired the evening previous in apparent good health but the next morning was found dead in bed. A coroner’s jury was sworn in and investigated, finding that death was due to acute heart trouble. Mr. Priestman was in his 39th year and had been in the west for about a year. He was well-known in Wainfleet township, coming from a widely known and highly respected family. The surviving relatives are his widow, one brother, Thomas Priestman of Akron, O., and two sisters, Mrs. J.G. Mills of Wainfleet and Mrs. Martha Michener of Moulton.

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