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Previously printed in the Bruce Bulletin, Volume 14, Issue 2, May 2003
From the London Advertiser, June 10, 1880 - Bruce County News

Mr. Kelly, of the 10th concession of Bruce, went to bed in good health and was found dead before twelve at night. An inquest revealed that he died of heart disease.

James H. Eastwood, Port Elgin, village clerk, died of consumption on the 6th.

The Port Elgin post office has been enlarged and improved by its obliging mistress, Mrs. Roy.

From the London Advertiser, March 17, 1880 An Exodus of 600 Persons from Ontario to the West

An article about a train heading to the West (Manitoba) listed most of the people on board. The ones from Bruce County were:
Joe Flach, Carrick; Mrs. Evans and two children, and Henry Scott, Mildmay; Sol. Schneider, wife and child, Carrick; Augustine Schoupoholer, N. F. Hoover, wife and four children, Carrick; Jas. Wilson, Southampton; Geo. Leavens, Walkerton; Thos. Leavens, wife and seven children, and Samuel Zingg, Walkerton.
Archibald Kippen, wife and two children, from Bruce; George Brooke, Kincardine; Henry Gregg, Tiverton; John Orr, wife and child, Kinloss; John Angus, wife, brother and five children, Lucknow; W. J. Harper, Kinloss.

From the Toronto World, August 21, 1918 Notice of Name Change

By a deed poll filed at Osgoode Hall, Jacob Stauch, a farmer of Saugeen, Bruce County, has changed his name to Jacob Stowe.

From the Toronto World, May 3, 1918 Death Notice

SIBBERY at his home, at Downsview, Ont., May 2, David, fourth son of Mrs. Thomas Sibbery, aged 29 years. Funeral Saturday, at 2:30, to Riverside Cemetery, Wiarton. Sligo (Ireland) papers please copy.

Bruce County's Townships (before  1998 amalgamations)

Albemarle Township
Colpoy's Bay United Church, Colpoy's Bay, Albemarle Township, Bruce County

Amabel Township
Wiarton, Amabel Township, Bruce County

Arran Township
Christ Church Anglican Cemetery Record, Tara, Arran Township, Bruce County

Brant Township
Walkerton town clock, Walkerton, Brant Township, Bruce County

Bruce Township
Underwood United Church, Underwood, Bruce Township, Bruce County

Carrick Township
Mildmay church, Mildmay, Carrick Township, Bruce County

Culross Township
Salem United Church, Culross Township, Bruce County

Eastnor Township
Barrow Bay, Eastnor Township, Bruce County

Elderslie Township
Memorial plaque, hamlet of Williscroft, Elderslie Township, Bruce County

Greenock Township
Plaque, village of Pinkerton, Greenock Township, Bruce County

Huron Township
Huron Township Hall, Ripley, Huron Township, Bruce County

Kincardine Township
Mural, village of Tiverton, Kincardine Township, Bruce County

Kinloss Township

Lindsay Township
War Memorial, Lindsay Township, Bruce County

Saugeen Township
Dunblane Presbyterian Church, Saugeen Township, Bruce County

St. Edmunds Township

Lighthouse, Tobermory, St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County
Bruce County Genealogical Society
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