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 Mary Frances <I>Treadwell</I> Williams

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Mary Frances Treadwell Williams

Birth
Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados
Death 2 Apr 1937 (aged 105)
Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Burial Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Plot Buried common ground Section Division 1 (C-S)
Memorial ID 144493016 View Source

Wife of (James O'Neil)also known as William Williams seaman of Liverpool Nova Scotia . Children Adelaide Caroline , James Arthur , Ernest , Ellen , Edith, Frances

Mrs. Mary Frances Williams (O'Neil)is the real last name . believed to have been Halifax's oldest woman resident died suddenly at her home 183 Creighton Street yesterday, one week after she saw the 105 th milestone pass in her life . The grand old lady as she was known who saw her husband and brothers march forth with their Southern brethren in the battles of the American Civil War who heard the song of ocean waves beating at the shores of a half dozen different countries of the world passed peacefully away shortly before noon.
Native of Barbados , A Native of Jemmotts Lane Barbados she began a life of travel while still in her teens after becoming the bride of a cook on a trading vessel sailing between the West Indies and European countries . She came to Halifax shortly after husband died as a result of injuries received in the Civil War .
Surviving from a family of 16 children are 2 daughters Mrs. R. Jackson , of Halifax and Mrs. William Roose , Dartmouth and one son Arthur in Montreal. There are also surviving 12 grandchildren , 21 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren


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my second great grandmother . there is no Grave Marker for her
Mary Francis Tread well born in Bridgetown Barbados 1832 death 1937 Halifax Nova Scotia

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Suppose to be Halifax's oldest living resident in 1937 She used 2 last names O'Neil and Williams


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