Sunday, 7 June 2015

On This Day In Family History (June 7):

1913: Great-grandmother Edna Agnes (Benoit) Meagher was born at 77 Provost Street, Brockton, Massachusetts.

Edna Agnes (Benoit) Meagher

1932: Benjamin Franklyn McRae, half-brother of great-grandfather Frederick Joseph McRae, passed away from tuberculosis of the lungs in Brockton, Massachusetts, aged 52.

The Brockton Times
Wednesday, June 8, 1932
Page Two
Benjamin F. McCrae, 14 East Union street, 52, died Tuesday, after being in failing health for some time. He leaves his wife, Margaret (Lincoln) McCrae, four children, Thelma, Walter, Susie and Alfred, two half-brothers, Walter and Frederick McCrae, and a step sister, Mary McCormack.Funeral arrangements will be announced. Mr. McCrae may be seen at the C. H. Barden funeral home tonight.
1986: 1st cousin, 3x removed Martha (Larson) Hughes passed away in Columbus, Ohio, aged 91.

The Enterprise
June 13, 1986
Martha Hughes, formerly of Easton
Easton — Martha Hughes, widow of F. Albert Hughes, died June 7 in Columbus, Ohio. She was a resident of Easton for many years and also lived in Florida.
Mrs. Hughes is survived by three sons, Albert Hughes of Newark, Delaware; Richard Hughes of Groveport, Ohio, and John Hughes of Plantation, Florida; two sisters, Anna Erickson and Elsie Erickson, both of North Easton, and a brother, Carl E. Larson of North Easton.
Copyright © 2015, David J. McRae

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