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Descendents of Robert Wilson (26 Mar 1799 - 25 Jan 1864)
and Mary Brown (8 Sep 1798 - 12 Dec 1864)

Third Immigrant Generation

48. Mary Jane Miller Embleton . Daughter of George Embleton & Jane Wilson. Born 7 Nov 1862 in Tweedside. Died 8 Dec 1945/1946 in Magundy. Religion Seventh-Day Adventist.

    From newspaper obituary - 1946

    Died At Magundy

    Mrs Gilbert Graham, One Of Oldest Residents Passed Away At Her Home--Many At Funeral.

    Harvey Station, Dec 14 -- The friends of Mrs Mary Jane Graham will learn with regret of her sudden death early Sunday morning, Dec 9th at her home in Magundy.

    Mrs Graham was born at Tweedside 83 years ago, a daughter of George and Jane (Wilson) Embleton.   She was twice married, her first husband, Leonard Lawson, of Lake George, passing away a few years after their marriage.   In July 1892, she married Gilbert Graham of Magundy, who died in 1929.   She was a woman of cheerful, kindly disposition and will be missed in the community as well as by her family.

    Mrs Graham is survived by three sons, Elbridge Lawson, Rutland, Vermont; Arden Lawson, Skowhegan, Me., and Trueman Graham, Magundy; two daughters, Mrs Edgar Leigh, Claremont, N.H., and Mrs Harold Taggart, Springfield, Vt.; one step-daughter, Mrs Charles Robison, Harvey Station, and three brothers, James Embleton, Edmonton, Alberta; Selby Embleton, Bear Island, N.B., and Leonard Embleton of Harvey.   There are 21 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.   One daughter, Rhea Graham, passed away in 1912.

    The funeral, which was largely attended, was held from her late home on Tuesday afternoon and was conducted by Elders Numbers and Elder Bed--l of Moncton and Saint John.   The pallbearers were Gilbert Robison, Ronald Embleton, Gordon Embleton, Ward Embleton, Allan and Earle Embleton.

    She first married Leonard Lawson, son of James Lawson & Sarah Kelly, 16 Jun 1880 in York Co., NB By William Ross, Presbyterian . Born 18 Jul 1851 in Lake George. Died 31 Aug 1888. Buried in Lake George United Church Cemetery.

    Witnesses to marriage were A. Lawson and Ella Kelly.

    They had the following children:

  192   i.   James "Arden" Alexander Lawson

  193   ii.   William Leonard "Elbridge" Lawson

    She second married Gilbert Elliott Graham, 20 Jul 1892 in York Co., NB. Born 1852. Died 3 Jan 1928 in Magundy. Buried in Magundy Cemetery. Religion Seventh-Day Adventist.

    From newspaper obituary - 1928:

    Gilbert Graham Dead

    Respected Resident of Magundy Passed Away.   Funeral Largely Attended.

    Gilbert Graham, respected resident of Magundy, York Co., passed away Jan 3rd from high blood pressure and complications.   Mr Graham leaves to mourn his widow; three daughters, Mrs Charles Robinson, of Harvey; Mrs Edgar Leigh of Claremont; and Mrs Harold Taggart, Rutland, Bt.; two sons, Edwin Harold Graham, of Marlboro, Mass., and Truman W. Graham, who operates the home farm; also two devoted step-sons, Arden Lawson and Elbridge Lawson, now resident in the U.S.

    The funeral was conducted Jan 5th at 2 pm by Elder F. W. Stray, president of the Maritime Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists.   Mr Graham had been a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church for the past seventeen years.   The funeral was largely attended by neighbours and friends.   All of the family were at the bedside before death.

    Mr Graham lived a consistent Christian life in the community.   Burial was made in the Magundy Cemetery, near his home, amidst the beautiful pastoral scenes that he loved in life.

    They had the following children:

  194   i.   W. Truman Trott Graham

  195   ii.   Theresa L. Graham

  196   iii.   Erma Rhea Pearl Graham

  197   iv.   Georgia Thelma Graham