IN MEMORY OF JOHN MCKENZIE 8TH OCT. 1884 AGE 39 YEARS ALSO JULIA A. MCNUTT HIS WIFE A NATIVE OF TRURO NOVA SCOTIA 30TH OCT 1884 AGE 33 YRS. LEAVING FIVE SONS TO MOURN THE LOSS OF AFFECTONATE XXXXXXX.
They both died of Typhoid Fever leaving five small boys all under the age of ten . Alexander MacKenzie, Four Mile Brook, the grandfather of the children was appointed as legal attorney for the family named as miners Albert MacKenzie, Leonard MacKenzie, Olby MacKenzie, Harvey MacKenzie,and John Warren MacKenzie. The House was burned as a percautionary sanitation measure and the property was bought buy an uncle Murdoch Alexander MacKenzie on Apr. 20 th 1886. John Alex , the father, as a young man had been to the gold mines and considered a wealthy man for those days. So that after their deaths, the grandfather as legal guardian was able to give each son the sum of &1000.00 and placed them foster homes for there upbringing. The youngest John Warren was a ward of his grandfather. - The History of Rockfield - Stanley Graham.
|Contributor:||Tim MacKenzie | View all submissions|
|Tags:||John McKenzie, Julia McNutt, Gladstone Cemetery, MacKenzie, Truro, Four Mile Brook, Cemetery, North River, Albert MacKenzie, Leonard MacKenzie, Olby MacKenzie, Harvey MacKenzie, John Warren MacKenzie|
|Uploaded on:||June 5, 2015|
|Source:||Gladstone Cemetery , Four Mile Brook, Pictou, Nova Scotia.|