John James Cruickshanks

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John James Cruickshanks

Guysborough, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 15 Feb 1930 (aged 79)
Scotia, Humboldt County, California, USA
Burial Ferndale, Humboldt County, California, USA
Plot Sec 1 Block 1 Lot 11
Memorial ID 75858601 · View Source
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Son of Peter Cruickshanks and Eleanor Lackey Archibald.

Here is what I wrote down out of the book they had at the museum:

John J. Cruickshanks Burial 2/18 No year Sec 1 Block 1 Lot 11 Age 79 Nova Scotia

Alexander Cruickshanks Burial 9/28 No year Sec 1 Block 1 Lot 11 Nova Scotia

Information provided by Christy Sheehan

Diana LaCount FAG # 48874867 provided the obituary listed below.

Ferndale Man Passes Away

Ferndale, Feb. 17.—John J. Cruickshanks passed away Saturday afternoon at the Scotia hospital following a short illness. Deceased was born in Nova Scotia, December 22, 1850, coming to California in 1878. He made his home for many years at Thorn with his brother John and family, later moving with them to Santa Rosa and returning here to make his home with his brother Fred two years ago when John passed away. He leaves to mourn his passing one sister, Mrs. Janet Dean, of Medford, Mass., and two brothers, Arthur of Nova Scotia, and Fred of Ferndale, also a number of nephews and nieces. The funeral will be held today (Tuesday) at 2:30 p.m. from the citizens chapel. Rev. R.D. Douglas will conduct the services.

Humboldt Times, February 18, 1930, page 12


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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John James Cruickshanks (22 Dec 1850–15 Feb 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75858601, citing Ferndale Cemetery, Ferndale, Humboldt County, California, USA ; Maintained by jonathan grimm (contributor 46869455) .