Ruth Maude Jeanette <I>Swain</I> Matheson

Ruth Maude Jeanette Swain Matheson

Dufferin, Pembina Valley Census Division, Manitoba, Canada
Death 19 Sep 1988 (aged 80)
Manitoba, Canada
Burial Minnedosa, Western Manitoba Census Division, Manitoba, Canada
Memorial ID 125440011 · View Source
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Ruth was born to William Emerson Swain and Dora Ellen Walker near Roland, Manitoba, Canada, in Dufferin County. She was the second of 4 daughters. The family moved to Millwood, MB where they took over the post office and General store that Dora's father had been running.

Ruth met and married Harry Matheson (John Henry Matheson) and had 2 children in Millwood - William and Lorna. They moved to Minnedosa, MB when Harry got work on the CPR railway and another daughter Marilyn was born there.

Ruth was a loving mother and grandmother.

She passed away from cancer complicated by pnemonia Sept 19, 1988.

Manitoba Birth Registration Number 1908-002156

Last name: Swain
Given Names Ruth Maud (second middle name of Jeanette not shown on registration.)
Sex: Female Date of Birth: 28/12/1907
Place of Birth: R.M. of Dufferin
Mother's marital status: Married
Mother's Maiden Name: Walker Given names: Dora Ellen

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 125440011
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Maude Jeanette Swain Matheson (28 Dec 1907–19 Sep 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125440011, citing Minnedosa Cemetery, Minnedosa, Western Manitoba Census Division, Manitoba, Canada ; Maintained by Karen (contributor 48246687) .