Re: Obituary - Elsie M. (Yorke) Norton

Hi Eileen:

I noticed Jim just posted the info you required.

Here is her only brother, Alford Harden Yorke who died in 1922 at the age of

His registered birth is as Alford and his registered death is filled in as
Alford but indexed as Alfred.

Amherst Daily News, Friday, September 29, 1922, pg. #3; Reel #2652, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
***The community was shocked this morning to hear of the sad and sudden
death from diphtheria, of Alfred, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Edson Yorke of
this town. The deceased, who was only twelve years of age, was a remarkably
smart and bright boy and much beloved by all who knew him. He is survived by
his parents and four sisters, who are all very ill from this dread

Amherst Daily News, Wednesday, October 18, 1922; Reel #2652, NSARM, Halifax,
OBITUARY: Alfred Yorke
The death of little Alfred Yorke took place on September 26th at his home on
Western Avenue, Parrsboro. He was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Edson D.
Yorke. The little fellow was a remarkably bright lad of twelve years and had
been ill a week of diphtheria. The death has been a sad blow to the parents
and immediate relatives. He leaves to mourn their loss of a loving little
son and brother, besides his parents, five sisters, Mrs. Varley Quinn and
Davida, Lena, Elsie and Nita, at home. The funeral took place on September
27th, Rev. W.J. Wright officiating. Interment was made in the Baptist
(didn't copy the list of floral tributes.)

Source: Dave Winter, Undated

On 28/08/12 5:36 AM, "EILEEN KELLEY" <biblehill@...> wrote:

> Would anyone who has  the obituary for:
> Elsie M. (Yorke) Norton
> Arlington, Massachusettes, U.S.A.
> who died August 22, 1993
> daughter of Edson Demille Yorke and Grace Nellie Ayer
> please post it on the NScumber website or send it directly to
> biblehill@... <> .
> Thank you for your help.
> Eileen Kelley
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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