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Descendents of Robert Torrance (ca 1815 – 21 Mar 1901)
and Eleanor "Ellen" MacDonald (b. ca 1820 – 16 Nov. 1897)
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39. Margaret "Hazel" Torrance. Daughter of Robert Henry Torrance & Laura Isabella Wood. Born 14 Jul 1898 in Harvey. Died in MacLean Memorial Hospital, McAdam. Buried in St. Stephen Rural Cemetery.
From newspaper item - 1935:
St. Stephen, Sept 5 -- An interesting wedding took place at the residence of Mr and Mrs Robert H. Torrance, St. Stephen, on Saturday afternoon, Aug 31st, when their daughter, Margaret Hazel became the bride of William George Lindsay of McAdam. The ceremony was performed by Rev. B. D. Earle of the Kirk United Church in the presence of relatives and a few close friends.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was most attractive in a smart costume of powder blue crepe with a hat to match, and matching accessories. Her flowers were sweetpeas and baby's breath. There were no attendants.
A buffet luncheon was served at the close of the ceremony which took place at one o'clock. The house was attractively decorated in fall flowers and greenery. Mrs Lindsay changed to a brown travel tweed suit, brown felt hat, brown shoes and bag, and the happy couple left by motor for a honeymoon in Maine and New Brunswick. On their return Mr and Mrs Lindsay will make their home in McAdam.
Copied from newspaper obituary - undated
MRS WILLIAM LINDSAY
McAdam -- Funderal service for Hazel Margaret Lindsay, widow of William G. Lindsay, McAdam, was held at Kirk-McColl United Church, St. Stephen, with Rev. L. C. Bone officiating.
Pallbearers were Frank Leland, Ray Moore, Max Forsythe, Phillip Chessie, Leigh Waldron and Ross Leadbeater.
Mrs Lindsay died at the MacLean Memorial Hospital, McAdam.
Born in Harvey, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Laura (Wood) Torrance.
She is survived by a step-son Maurice Lindsay, McAdam and a step-daughter Ola Godkin, Toronto, and several nieces and nephews.
Burial took place in St. Stephen.
She married William George Lindsay, 31 Aug 1935 in At Bride's Home, St. Stephen. Born 1890 in McAdam. Died 13 Oct 1966 in McAdam. Buried in Rockland Cemetery, McAdam.
William George Lindsay had two children by his first marriage: Maurice Lindsay and Ola Lindsay Godkin.