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Maretta Jane Mills

Female 1872 - 1965  (93 years)


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  • Name Maretta Jane Mills 
    Born 22 Jun 1872  Linden, , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    AltBirth 1875  [2, 3, 4
    Misc Aug 1965  [5
    22 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and six great great grandchildren 
    Died 30 Aug 1965  Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 6
    • year only on headstone
    Obituary 31 Aug 1965  Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Chronicle Herald, p.23 

    • Obituary

      MRS. F. F. CHAPMAN
      AMHERST - Mrs Frank F. Chapman, 90, of Baie Verte, N.B. died Monday
      morning at Highland View Hospital, Amherst. She was in poor health for
      the past year. The former Maretta Jane Mills, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Mills of Linden, she lived all her adult life in Baie Verte. Due to ill health she spent the past year in Amherst with her daughter and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Ross Chapman. She was a member of the United Church of Upper Tidnish, the United Church Women's Unit of Tidnish Bridge, and a former member of the Women's Institute of Baie Verte. Her first husband, Major H. Oulton of Baie Verte, died in 1931, a daughter Alberta (Mrs. R. A. Davey) of Toronto and a son Herbert Oulton of Hudson, Mass., both died in 1960. Besides her second husband, Frank F. Chapman, she is survived by three daughters, Mayme (Mrs. Wilson Allen) of Baie Verte; Minnie (Mrs. Roland Gorveatte); Grace (Mrs. Ross F. Chapman) both of Amherst; three sons, William Oulton of Brantford, Ont.; Robert and Reginald Oulton of Amherst; a sister, Mrs. Alma Wood of Amherst; 22 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and six great great grandchildren. Her body is at Furlong's Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at St. James United Church, Baie Verte, Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., conducted by Rev. Nathan Mair. Burial will be in the Baie Verte Cemetery.
      (From the Halifax Chronicle Herald Newspaper, published Tuesday, 31 August 1965, page 23.)
    Buried Baie Verte Cemetery, Baie Verte, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Notes 
    • -RO Housewife

      -RO Also had twins who died at birth

      NAME:Marette J Mills - Catherine Dickie 18/10/92 BD:1875 DD: MD: MP: HUS: of Linden; name also given as Neretta J Mills; married by Rev. Benjamin Hills
    Person ID I4140  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2009 

    Family Major Hiram Oulton,   b. 22 Jul 1872, Baie Verte, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1931, Baie Verte, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1895  Pugwash, , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • he was 22; she was 21
    Children 
     1. Herbert Major Oulton,   b. 9 Jul 1895,   d. 14 Jan 1961, Hudson, , Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Phoebe May Oulton,   b. 29 Jun 1897, Baie Verte, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1986  (Age 88 years)
     3. Minnie Leticia Oulton,   b. 11 Apr 1899, Baie Verte, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1986, Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. Alberta R Oulton,   b. 7 Jun 1901,   d. 30 Sep 1961, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Robert Golden Oulton,   b. 7 Jul 1903, Baie Verte, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1977, Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. William Courtney Oulton,   b. 12 Jun 1906, Baie Verte, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1973, Hamilton, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     7. Laura Grace Oulton,   b. 20 Apr 1909, Baie Verte, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1992, Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. Reginald Garnet Oulton,   b. 16 Nov 1912, Baie Verte, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1989  (Age 76 years)
    Family ID F332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jun 1872 - Linden, , Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Apr 1895 - Pugwash, , Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Aug 1965 - Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Chronicle Herald, p.23 - 31 Aug 1965 - Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S826] Info: Shirley Anderson, Oulton File, received 26 Apr 2000.

    2. [S137] PER0001 Information from Gladys Trenholm, Oulton charts.

    3. [S132] Cemetery: NB, Bay Verte: Bay Verte Cemetery (CEM0006/CEM0009) (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S761] Info: Ferrin Leavitt, GEDCOM received Sep 1999.

    5. [S1485] Info: Kathryn Jeffers, nscumber post 5 Apr 2009 (Maretta Mills's obituary).

    6. [S1485] Info: Kathryn Jeffers, nscumber post 5 Apr 2009.

    7. [S54] Vital Stats: NS, Cumberland Co - Marriages 1864-1913 (Reliability: 3).


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