Re: MORRIS, Vaughan Earl

Thanks Dave. Someone asked about the parents of Calvin? They are Elisha
B. Morris & Margaret "Peggy" Lovely. I guess some haven't gotten it yet
about ages?
Jim

David Winter wrote:
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> Eric:
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> Thanks. His obit.
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> Dave
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> Springhill Record, Thursday, September 23, 1954; Reel #3215, PANS,
> Halifax,
> N.S.
> KILLED INSTANTLY
> Vaughan Morris, 45 year old Diligent River man, was instantly killed on
> Saturday morning while at work on the Parrsboro - Port Greville road
> paving
> work. The tragedy happened near Diligent River. Mr. Morris was employed as
> a signaler. He was struck by a gravel loaded truck driven by Dallas
> MacDougall of Port Greville when the driver was blinded by the dust from
> another truck which Mr. Morris had just flagged by. The victim was a
> son of
> the late Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Morris of Port Greville. He is survived
> by his
> widow, the former Flora Chandler of Diligent River and by nine children,
> Maurine (Mrs. Paul Colpitts), Diligent River; St. Clair and Conrad in
> Ontario; Barbara (Mrs. Rainnie O'Laney), of Parrsboro; Michael with the
> Canadian Army at Camp Petawawa, Ont.; and Boyde, Carman, Isabel and
> five-year-old Ester, all at home. Also surviving are three sisters - Mrs.
> James Smith and Mrs. Jud Corie, both of Kentville and Mrs. Fred Wade of
> Halifax. The funeral service conducted by Reverend D.H. Gass of Trinity
> United Church, was held from the home of Mr. and Mrs. Emmerson Pettigrew,
> (Mrs. Pettigrew being a sister of Mrs. Morris) in Parrsboro at 2:30 on
> Monday afternoon, with interment in the United Cemetery in Parrsboro.
>
> (immediately beneath the obituary was the following article)
>
> GIVES VERDICT OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH
> Parrsboro, N.S., September 21. A verdict of accidental death was
> brought in
> by a coroner's jury here on Monday morning at 10 o'clock, empaneled to
> inquire into the death of Vaughan Morris, 45 year old Diligent River man,
> who was instantly killed on Saturday morning, September 18th while
> employed
> as a signaller on the paving work of the Parrsboro - Port Greville
> highway.
> Coroner, Dr. C.S. Henderson presided with the following jury panel: George
> Wilson (foreman), Leo Tibbetts, Joseph Kendrick, Ryerson Winters, George
> Weffell, R. Bond, D.J. MacDougall, Harland MacIntosh, James Best, Arthur
> Guthreau, Percy Sterling, Gerald McDade. The verdict given by the jury was
> as follows: "We the jury find that Vaughan Morris came to his death by
> stepping into the side of the truck driven by Dallas MacDougall. We also
> find there is no blame attached to Mr. Dallas MacDougall and that
> death was
> accidental".
>
> Source: Dave Winter; 24 Jan 2010
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> On 1/24/10 12:06 AM, "keysie" <keysie@...
> <mailto:keysie%40ns.sympatico.ca>> wrote:
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> > NSARM Cumberland County death registrations
> > Year: 1954 Page: 6238
> > Name: MORRIS, Vaughan Earl
> > DoB: 1909-08-27 NS
> > DoD: 1954-09-18 Parrsboro-Port Greville Hwy, NS
> > Age: 45y 0m 22d
> > Cause: fractured skull due to highway accident/DOA
> > struck by truck on highway, fractured skull, died instantly
> > - Lewis R Ryan MD
> > Occupation: labourer
> > Marital status: married
> > Spouse: Flora Morris
> > c/o: Calvin Morris (NS) & "not known" (USA)
> > Burial: 1951-09-21 Parrsboro, NS
> > Undertaker: S W Smith & Son
> > Informant: Conrad Morris, son, Diligent River
> > [collected by EMKeys 2010-01-24]
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