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George Broughton
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1837
Lincolnshire, England
Death: Oct. 6, 1916
Ontario, Canada

George was raised and educated in Lincolnshire and came to Minto Twp. in 1865. He purchased 150 acres, lot 15, con. 12, upon which he settled, clearing the farm and becoming one of the most respected and influential citizens of the township.

While he never sought municipal honors, he held the office of School Trustee for over twenty years. He was also a consistent member of the Methodist church, and in politics was a staunch Liberal.

He married Sarah Mathieson and they were the parents of: Mrs. William Gordon, Edward, Mrs. Thomas Kerr, Joseph, George H., John and Annie. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Mathieson Broughton (1840 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Mary Priscilla Broughton Kerr (1870 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harriston Cemetery
Harriston
Wellington County
Ontario, Canada
 
Created by: Sunnyann
Record added: Jul 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72489337
George Broughton
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