Posted By:Leona MacDonald
Subject:Re: Family of George Wellington Meeds & Jessie (Florence?) Pike
Post Date:December 21, 2009 at 07:52:08
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I don't know if you had any luck looking up george meeds but here's his obit:

Theresa, Dec. 15.—George Meeds,
57, of this village, died this morning
at A. Barton Hepburn hospital.
Ogdensburg. He went to the
hospital last week for an operation.
A native of Dunbar, Ont, Mr.
Meeds was born Feb. 27. 1871, a
son of Mr. and Mrs. Josiah Meeds.
He came here when a young man
and married Miss Florence Pike
in September, 1896. Soon after his
marriage he and his wife went to
Northwestern Canada where he
took up claims oh land. He spent
his summers there for a number
of years.
He is survived by his wife. Mrs.
Florence Meeds; four children,
Mrs. Roy Myers. Antwerp. Robert
Meeds, Syracuse, Miss Hasel
Meeds, Theresa, and Mrs. M. A.
Abernathy, Buffalo, four brothers
and a sister in Canada.
Funeral services will be held at
the Theresa Methodist Episcopal
church Monday at 2 p. m., Rev. C.
E. Hastings, pastor, officiating. Interment
will be mads at Oakwood
cemetery, Theresa.

Return to Saskatchewan.
Theresa, April 2.—After spending
the winter at his home here. George
Meeds left last Friday for Borniee,
Saskatchewan, where he has a large
ranch that he has operated for the
past few years. Mr Meeds took up
the land there upwards of ten or
twelve years ago when the country
had hardly a settler and has operated
the lands himself each season He
has raised larje crop of wheat, but
is now giving more attention to flax.


Theresa. Nov. 1.—The marriage of
Mureal D. Meeds to Merrill B. Aben
ethy, both of this village, has Jus*.
been announced as taking place ln~
Canada on Sept. 12. The marriage
took place in Gananoque on Sep*.
12. at the parsonage of Rev.
Charles E. Kldd. pastor of the Presbyterian
church there.
Both young people are well and
favorable known in this village
Miss Meeds is the daughter or Mr.
and Mrs. George Meeds and is assistant
in the Theresa Free Library
Mr. Abenethy is clerk at the Commercial
house, the place being operated
by his people. They will reside
in this village