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Mary Jane Morrison

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Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 1865 Laurel, Ontario, Canada
Marriage 1892
Death 1946 Shelburne, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada


Shelburne Free Press and Economist, Date: 18 Jan 1945,
Type: Obituary
Shelburne Free Press & Economist - January 18, 1945 - MRS. WM. J. JELLY:

Another greatly respected resident of this district, Mary Jane Morrison, wife of Wm. J. Jelly, passed away suddenly at her home, Owen Sound Street, Shelburne, early Monday morning, Jan. 8th, 1945, after a lingering illness. Mrs. Jelly was the eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Morrison, for many years residents of Shelburne, and was born at Laurel. After her marriage, in October, 1892, she resided on the Fourth Line of Melancthon, until the family moved to Shelburne 12 years ago. Two years ago Mr. and Mrs. Jelly enjoyed the rare privilege of celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. She was a member of St. Paul's Anglican Church.

Besides her husband, four daughters and one son survive: Marie, Addie, Mrs. R. C. Ashenhurst (Victoria), Mrs. Ray McLean (Beatrice), and Morris; five grandchildren also survive: Lindsey, Mary and Lois Jelly, Glenn and Jean McLean, and four sisters, Mrs. W. E. Reid, Mrs. G. W. Anderson and Misses Addie and Emma Morrison.

The funeral was held from her home on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 10th, with Rev. J. H. Pogson officiating. Pallbearers were four nephews, Messrs. Clifford Reid, Harold Reid, Arthur White and Fred White, and two cousins, James Morrison and Harry Jelly, of Grand Valley. The flowerbearers were Messrs. Alex. Morrison, E. Bennett, Harry Jelly (Shelburne), George Firth, Walter Little. Floral tributes were from the following: Pillow, the family; spray, the grandchildren, wreaths, the sisters and Mrs. H. White, Velma and Laurena; baskets, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Reid and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Reid; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur White and Mr. and Mrs. Fred White, Guild Year of St. Paul's Church, Miss Angeline Thompson; sprays, Tyrrell family, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Watson, Mrs. Alice Brown, Officers and Directors of Dufferin Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Co., Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Lindsey, Mrs. D. G. MacLean and Mr. and Mrs. H. Richardson, Mr. A. MacLean and Mrs. A. B. McDonald, the Ashenhurst family, Farm Forum No. 1, Mr. and Mrs. E. Shantz and Mr. and Mrs. L. Stephens, Samuel Trees Co., Bavington Brothers.
Those attending the funeral from out of town were: Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Ashenhurst, Mr. and Mrs. Ray MacLean, Glenn and Jean, Miss Emma Morrison, Mrs. John Morrison, Mrs. A. B. McDonald, all of Toronto; Mrs. G. W. Anderson, of Hamilton; Mr. and Mrs. E. Bennett, Mr. and Mrs. W. Clarke, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jelly, Mrs. Geo. Johnston, Mrs. Wilmer Walker, all of Grand Valley; Mr. Jas. Morrison, of Seaforth; Mrs. R. V. Young, Mrs. Mel. Walker, Mrs. Hugh Reid, of Orangeville.