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Pelham News

[Welland Tribune, 5 March 1897]

Peter Claus, aged 75 years, an old and honored resident of the township of Pelham, died on Wednesday morning at the residence of his son-in-law, Wm. Laws. His wife preceded him to the grave six months ago. Deceased leaves three sons, Charles H., the well-known dairy man of St. Catharines; Wm. Of Michigan, and George Ellis Claus of Louth; also four daughters, Mrs. Gleason of Winger; Mrs. O. McPherson of Jordan, Mrs. Laws of Pelham, and Mrs. C.A. Griffith of Smithville. Deceased was born in Clinton, and was a member of the Disciple church. The interment will take place in the Disciple burying ground, Jordon.

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