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Boyne Citizen - April 13, 1909
Robert William Watterson, aged 1 year, died at the home of his parents, on
East Michigan Avenue, Monday of pneumonia. Funeral will occur tomorrow from
the Baptist church at North Boyne, at 10 o'clock.
Boyne Citizen - April 16, 1909
Leslie Nelson, one of the twin sons of Mrs and Mrs Nelsen of 424 Vogel St,
died yesterday. The funeral was conducted by the Rev Geo J Rea, on Friday
morning. The corpse was taken to Elk Rapids for internment.
Boyne Citizen - April 20, 1909
Mr Hoskins, a prominent farmer of Eveline township and father of Thos and
Joseph Hoskins of this city, died at his home Sunday.
Boyne Citizen - April 23, 1909
John Dufore Found Dead
Body Discovered on Pleasant Valley Road Four Miles From the City
His Body Was Brought To This City and Taken to Stackus' Undertaking Parlors
W V Burdick, white driving along the Pleasant Valley road yesterday morning
gound the dead body of John Dufore of East Jordan, lying along the side of the
road four miles from this city, on the top of the hill beyond a patch of woods.
He notified coroner Marshall, who went out and brought the body of the
unfortunate man to this city. He evidently fell down and could not get up
The snow and cold winds of Wednesday night chilled him as he was lying on the
damp ground and he died alone from the effects of the exposure. His age is
between 65 and 70. He leaves two children, one married daughter, Mrs Farmer
who resides in East Jordan and one son Leonard Dufore also of East Jordan. He
lived with a cousin at Intermedate Lake, Mr Peter Dufore. He has been more or
less ailing of one thing and another all winter.
He has several relatives in this city. Mr and Mrs Paul Dufore and Mr and Mrs
Joseph Dufore being cousins of the dead man. The deceased has been a resident
of East Jordan for over 32 years and is known by everyone.
The remains were taken to East Jordan last night by Mr Whittington og that
place and his son Leonard.
The funeral will occur Saturday at the undertaking parlors of Mr Whittington.