Re: Slack - Johnston Marriage

Another sibling of Morton Gilbert Slack, possibly the oldest.

NSARM Colchester Registered Births, Folly Lake, 1910; Page #57800072
Annie Theododa slack
Born 23 Jul 1910, Folly Lake
D/o Albert Slack and Ella Maud Cove
Physician; Dr. J.R. Johnson
Informant; Alvard Slack, Folly Lake, 17 Aug 1910

Source: Dave Winter, 27 Sep 2011

On 27/09/11 8:52 PM, "David Winter" <davidwinter@...> wrote:

> Morton's step-mother was Annie Emma Atkinson from Apple River.
> Dave
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> PANB marriage registrations ( Queens Co.)
> Number: 2921; Ref: B4/1946; Microfilm: F20041
> Groom: Morton Gilbert Slack, Army, b, 26, Presbyterian
> Living Londonderry, N.S.; Born Folly Lake, N.S.
> S/o Avord Slack, Folly Lake, N.S., and Miss Ella Cove
> And
> Bride: Mary Eleanor Johnston, Reg. Nurse, s, 25, C of E
> Living Newcastle Creek, N.B.; Born River Hebert, N.S.
> D/o John James Johnston, Barney¹s River, N.S., and Mary Elizabeth Snow
> Married 5 Jun 1946, St. Michael¹s & All Angels Anglican Church, Newcastle
> Bridge, N.B.
> (License # Bands)
> Before James Weston Johnston, Newcastle Creek and M. Bernice Downing,
> Moncton
> By Rev. F.G. Coleman, Minto, N.B., C of E
> [Collected by Dave Winter, 27 Sep 2011]
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> Chronicle Herald, Wednesday, August 9, 1972; Reel #6014, PANS, Halifax, N.S.
> OBITUARY - Alvord Slack
> Londonderry Station - Alvord Slack, 85, Londonderry Station, died Tuesday at
> the Even Glow Rest Home, Truro. Born in Folly Lake, he was a son of the late
> Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Slack. He had been a resident of Londonderry Station for
> the past 20 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Emma Atkinson;
> three sons, Willie, Toronto; Louis, Glasgow, Scotland; and ***Morton, Minto,
> N.B.***; one daughter, Margaret (Mrs. Eugene Barnes), P.E.I.. The body is at
> the McCulloch and Patriquin Funeral Home, Great Village. The funeral service
> will be from the Londonderry Station Community Church Thursday at 2 p.m.
> with Rev. R. B. MacCaull officiating. Interment will be in the Folly
> Mountain Cemetery.
> Source: Dave Winter, 27 Sep 2011
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> Chronicle Herald, Wednesday, July 23, 1980; Reel #6128, PANS, N.S.
> Mrs. A. Emma Slack
> Londonderry Station - Mrs. A. Emma Slack, 75, of Londonderry Station, died
> Tuesday at her home. Born in Apple River, Cumberland County, she was a
> daughter of the late William and Martha (Copp) Atkinson. She had been a
> resident of Londonderry Station for the past 30 years. She was a member of
> the United Church and a member of Acadian Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by
> a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Barnes, Charlottetown; three sons, ***Morton,
> Minto, N.B.***; Wylie, Toronto; Lewis, Glasgow, Scotland; three sisters, Ida
> (Mrs. Sylvester Dalton, Saint John; Bernice (Mrs. George Morgan), Browns
> Flats, N.B.; Mrs. Millie Spicer, Parrsboro; a brother, Willard, Advocate, 17
> grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She
> was predeceased by her husband, Albert. The body is in the McCulloch and
> Patriquin Funeral home, Great Village. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m.
> in the Community Church, Londonderry Station, Rev. Lloyd P. Burrows
> officiating. Burial will be in Folly Mountain Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
> donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Londonderry
> station Community Church.
> Source: Dave Winter , 27 Sep 2011
> Note: Albert is a typo for Alvord/Alvard; Morton would be her step-son.
> Avord/Alvard's m/1, Ella Maude Cove didn't die until 8 Nov 1922 - Morton was
> born about 1920.
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> Another sibling of Morton Gilbert Slack I was informed about just recently
> by a nscumber listener off line:
> Initials: E A
> Nationality: Canadian
> Rank: Signalman
> Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
> Unit Text: 1 Cdn. L. of C. Sigs.
> Age: 21
> Date of Death: 17/01/1944
> Service No: F/65620
> Additional information: Son of Alvord and Ella Maude Slack, of Folly Lake,
> Colchester Co., Nova Scotia, Canada; foster-son of Margaret Donkin, of Folly
> Lake.
> Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
> Grave/Memorial Reference: 44. B. 7.
> Margaret (Slack) Donkin was Avord/Alvard's sister who raised Ellas A. Slack
> after his mother died in 1922. Ellas reportedly died in a motorcycle
> accident in England.
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