Daily News, 1959

August 6, 1959

Norris – Passed peacefully away at his son’s residence, 2 Falkland Street, on August 5th, George Norris, aged 73 years. Left to mourn besides his wife, Jessie, three daughters, Lydia (Mrs. Newman Benson of Mt. Pearl), Janie (Mrs. George Anstey of St. John’s), and Minnie (Mrs. Fred Dodd of St. John’s); also two sons, William, at Clarenville, and Jonah at St. John’s; also 14 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Funeral takes place on Friday, August 7th, at 2:30 p.m. from Carnell’s Funeral Home, 28 Cochrane Street, to Mount Pleasant Cemetery for interment.





September 15, 1959


Recently visiting Mrs. George French, Church Hill, were her sister and brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Abner King of Everett, Mass., U.S.A. During their stay they also visited Mr. King’s sister at Hatchet Cove, T.B. and his former home at St. Jones Within, T.B. and many friends at Terra Nova, Badger and Winterton. This was Mr. King’s first visit home in thirty years, and he was happy to see the progress being made. Mrs King visited here about four years ago.




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