Friday, April 16, 2010

Lorna Margurita McCord 1908-1985

  Lorna Margurita McCord
Daughter of Thomas Russell McCord  & Hilda Vaughan
    31 July 1908 - 11 June 1985

1908 Birth : Goulbourn Twp, Carleton Co., Ontario

1911 Census: Carleton Co., Ontario

1922 Moved to Elrose, SK

“Prairies to Wheat Fields, Elrose and District”
Page 369

Thomas and Hilda McCord
Hilda and Thomas came to live in Elrose in 1922. Thomas ran an elevator. The McCords moved to Moose Jaw in the fall of 1925. Both are deceased. They had three children; Lorna, Austin and Joyce. Lorna was married in 1925 to Ernest Gray, a nephew of Arthur Schwalm. She worked for Mrs Mason and remembers being one of the many that scrubbed clothes by lamp light. Her first baby was born in Elrose and the doctor was Dr. Burrell.

The family moved to Moose Jaw in 1925 and still reside there. They celebrated their 50th Anniversary with family and friends.

1925 Marriage

1950 25th Anniversary
Thanks Irene for the pictures

1965  40th Anniversary
Thanks Pat, for the picture

1975    50th Anniversary

1985   60th Anniversary

1985  Death

Rosedale Cemetery, Moose Jaw, SK
Grave 2, Lot 235, Block 20

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