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Margaret Elizabeth McCurdy Douglass
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1852
Cumberland
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: Sep. 13, 1921
Forada
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA

1870 United States Federal Census
about Margaret Mc Curdy
Name: Margaret Mc Curdy
Birth Year: abt 1853
Age in 1870: 17
Birthplace: Nova Scotia
Home in 1870: Lynn Ward 3, Essex, Massachusetts
Race: White
Gender: Female
Post Office: Lynn
Household Members: Name Age
Edward A Merrell 39
Nancy Merrell 39
Annie Mc Gregar 34
Margaret Mc Curdy 17 sister to George W. McCurdy - Machine stitcher - shoe factory
George W Mccurdy 19 brother to Margaret - Photographer

1900 United States Federal Census
about Margaret Douglas
Name: Margaret Douglas
[Margaret E Douglas]
Home in 1900: Hudson, Douglas, Minnesota
Age: 48
Birth Date: Apr 1852
Birthplace: Nova Scotia
Race: White
Gender: Female
Immigration Year: 1870
Relationship to Head of House: Wife
Father's Birthplace: Nova Scotia
Mother's Birthplace: Nova Scotia
Mother: number of living children: 4
Mother: How many children: 4
Spouse's name: Zenas
Marriage Year: 1873
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 27
Residence : Hudson Township, Douglas, Minnesota
Occupation: Farming
Household Members: Name Age
Zenas Douglas 50
Margaret Douglas 48
Gertrude Douglas 25
Benjamin S Douglas 16
William Z Douglas 11
Etta L Douglas 7

Margaret was visiting her son and daughter-in-law, Sumner B. and Elizabeth M. Douglass, in Enderlin, North Dakota at the time of the 1920 Federal Census and is listed as residing in their home at that time.

Margaret Douglass Died Last Week
One of Hudson Townships Oldest Residents Goes to Her Eternal Reward.
Margaret E. Douglas, one of the oldest residents of Hudson Township, passed away on September 13, 1921, at the age of 70 years, 4 months and 3 weeks, at the home of her son, William Douglas, after a lingering illness of several weeks.
Born near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, April 19, 1851. Her childhood days were spent with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex McCurdy. At the age of 18 years, going to Lynn, Mass., where she met and married Zenas W. Douglas, They moved to St. Cloud Minn., in 1871 and later to Hudson township, where they purchased a farm and prospered, receiving the respect of the community.
In December, 1918, her husband passed away, and since that time her health has failed.
Services were conducted from the Forada church by Rev. Grundy.
Interment was at Kinkead cemetery, Alexandria, Minn.
The pall bearers were all old friends, F.E. Westerfield, Henry Daniels, Edw. Moulton, W.N. Shippen, Sylvester Chase, John McClellan.
She leaves to mourn the loss of a dearly beloved mother, two sons and two daughters, Wm. Z. Douglas of Forada, Minn., S.B. Douglas of Enderlin, N.D., Mrs. B. D. Bracken, Forada, Minn., Mrs. Chas. J. Anderson, Stambaugh, Mich.

Card of Thanks
We wish to thank our many kind friends and neighbors for their kindness and sympathy shown, and the beautiful floral offerings, during the illness and death of our dear and beloved mother, Margaret E. Douglas.
S.B. Douglas, Wm. Z. Douglas, Gertrude Bracken, Etta A. Anderson

Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002
about Margaret Elizabeth Douglas
Name: Margaret Elizabeth Douglas
Death Date: 13 Sep 1921
Death County: Douglas
State File Number: 003443
Certificate Number: 003443
Certificate Year: 1921
Record Number: 335179
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Zenas William Douglass (1849 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Gertrude Florence Douglass Brown Brackin (1874 - 1976)*
  Sumner Benjamin Douglass (1883 - 1952)*
  William Zenas Douglass (1888 - 1966)*
  Etta L. Douglass Anderson Bryant (1892 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kinkead Cemetery
Alexandria
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Dorothy Peterson Kunz
Record added: May 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90085029
Margaret Elizabeth <i>McCurdy</i> Douglass
Added by: Dorothy Peterson Kunz
 
Margaret Elizabeth <i>McCurdy</i> Douglass
Added by: Dorothy Peterson Kunz
 
Margaret Elizabeth <i>McCurdy</i> Douglass
Added by: Dorothy Peterson Kunz
 
 
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 Added: Jul. 2, 2012
 
 
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