I couldn't find any combination of Alton Johnstone on the Herald CD
Just so you know.
David Winter wrote:
> From Seymour's obit below, the only possibility of "Mrs. Alton
> Johnston" as
> the informant, is his daughter, Gletta Aileen McCully.
> She was born 28 Dec 1920, living at home and if so, was possibly connected
> with Alton Robert Johnston, born about 1920, deceased 2 Feb 1972, then
> separating, with her later marrying Bruno Loh.
> If not, then the "filler out of the form" made an error.
> Amherst Daily News, Monday, April 20, 1953, pg. #4; Reel #2704; NSARM,
> Halifax, N.S.
> FUNERALS: Seymour McCully
> Port Greville - The death of Seymour McCulley occurred at his home in Fox
> River on Thursday evening, April 9, after several months illness. He was
> born at Ward's Brook, 74 years ago, a son of the late Emerson and Emma
> McCulley. Surviving are six daughters, (Winnie) Mrs. Burton McKay,
> (Carrie) Mrs. Onslow Legere and (Gertrude) Mrs. Alvin Newcombe, Parrsboro;
> (Meaurita) Mrs. Fred Hahen, Springhill;(Ruby) Mrs. Roland Allen, Fox
> Gletta, at home; seven sons, Harold, Parrsboro; Emerson and Trueman,
> Brook; Brenton, Fox River; Lorne and Wilfred, Grand Manan, N.B.; also two
> sisters, (Emma) Mrs. Blanchard Ells, Port Greville; (Lillian) Mrs. Whitney
> Parsons, Halifax; seven brothers, Abram, Harry and Sherman, Port Greville;
> Robert, Ward's Brook; Harding and Fred, Parrsboro; Morton, Quincey, Mass.
> Services were held at Grace United Church on Sunday afternoon with Rev.
> Armitage of Parrsboro officiating. Interment was made in the family plot,
> United Church Cemetery.
> Source: Dave Winter, 4 Jan 2010
> Note: as published; Hahen should be Hahnen
> Previously posted:
> NSARM Cumberland Deaths, 1953; Page #2495
> Seymore McCully, Port Greville, Widowed, Ship Carpenter
> Born 10 Sep 1878, N.S.
> Died 9 Apr 1953, Port Greville, age 74 years, 6 months, 30 days, of
> Carcinoma of Lungs and ?????
> S/o Emerson McCully, N.S., and Emma Ayer, N.S.
> Informant; Mrs. Alton Johnstone, Fox River, Daughter
> Buried 12 Apr 1953, Port Greville
> Source: Dave Winter, 30 Dec 2009