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Descendents of George Cleghorn (16 Aug 1820 - 28 Mar 1867)
and Agnes Hogg (1825 - 26 Jan 1899)

Second Immigrant Generation

5. George "Dode" Cleghorn. Son of George Cleghorn & Agnes Hogg. Born 28 Aug 1851 in Scotland. Died 22 Jun 1919. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer.


    George and his wife Elizabeth Moffitt were farmers in South Tweedside, and had eleven children.


    He married Elizabeth "Bess" Moffitt, daughter of Andrew Moffitt & Margaret "Jane" Piercy. Born 11 Mar 1857 in Harvey, York Co, NB. Died 30 Jul 1938 in South Tweedside. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


    From newspaper obituary - undated:

    Mrs E. Cleghorn Dead

    Well Known South Tweedside Woman, Invalid for Nine Years Died at Home.

    South Tweedside, NB, Aug 4--This community was deeply grieved on Saturday, July 30th, when Mrs Elizabeth Cleghorn died at the age of 81 years after a long illness.


    The late Mrs Cleghorn was a woman of fine qualities, generous and patient through her nine years of being confined to her home, she was loved by all who knew her and her passing has left a vacancy that will be hard to fill.   She leaves to mourn their loss, four daughters, Mrs J. A. Duplessis of Sherbrooke, Que., Mrs F. J. Smith, Greenville, Me., Mrs Celia J. Stiles, Oakfield, Me., and Mrs Arthur Cleghorn with whom she lived and one son, George of Tweedside.


    The funeral was held on Monday at 2:30 from her late home, the service was conducted by Rev. G. E. Knight of Saint John, which was most comforting to the relatives and others who gathered to pay their last respects to the deceased and sympathy for the bereaved family.   The hymns sang were Lead Kindly Light, Does Jesus Care, and a solo Good Night Here, Good Morning up There by Rev. G. E. Knight.


    There were many beautiful floral tributes from friends and relatives including sprays from the family.   The pallbearers were Edward Morrow, Russell and Chester Cleghorn, William Moffitt, Irvine Moffitt and Manzer Moffitt.   Interment was made in Manners Sutton Cemetery.

    They had the following children:

  30   i.   George Alexander "Jordy" Cleghorn

  31   ii.   Ida Jane Cleghorn

  32   iii.   Christina A. Cleghorn

  33   iv.   Eva Isobel Cleghorn

  34   v.   Andrew Moffitt Cleghorn

  35   vi.   Lila Elizabeth Cleghorn

  36   vii.   Rose Ella "Rosy" Cleghorn

  37   viii.   Celia Jessie Cleghorn

  38   ix.   Tina Agnes Cleghorn



Undated photograph of:

(b. 9 Oct 1894 - d. 28 Jan 1919)

who was married 30 June 1915 to

(b. 1876 - d. 9 Nov 1936)
Son of John Dillon and Susan Smith
They had one son Herbert "Austin" Dillon
(b. 15 Mar 1916)


Source: Ruth Cleghorn Ker; rephotographed by Tim Patterson July 22, 2006.



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  39   x.   Wallace Alward Cleghorn

  40   xi.   Cora Victoria Cleghorn