obit of Charles Sparrow, age 88 {born about 1812} came from Quebec

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obit of Charles Sparrow, age 88 {born about 1812} came from Quebec - MR. CHARLES SPARROW DEAD. A Very old Citlxtn...
MR. CHARLES SPARROW DEAD. A Very old Citlxtn has Gone Over to the Oreo 'j . '' Majority The death of Mr. Charles Sparrow at the advanced age of 88 years Is reminiscent reminiscent of the early days of Bytown and the active part deceased took In the local affairs of that time, Mr. Sparrow Sparrow when a young man came to this place from Quebec, his father being a member of a regiment stationed at the Ancient Capital at that time. He was variously engaged for some years previous previous to his . commencing business n the stone oullding on the corner of Sussex and Murray streets, which he erected,! and where he, established a general mercantile business that grew and prospered, so that in a few. years Mr. Sparrow ranked among the prominent prominent men of little Bytown. The town was then divided Into three wards east, west and 1 oentre nd Mr. flpar-row flpar-row flpar-row was elected. In 1850. the first year of municipal council affairs, as a representative representative from the centre ward, embracing all that then existed of St. George's end a portion cf By ward as at present constituted.' The. following following year he was elected mayor and served during the year very acceptably, acceptably, but never sought municipal honors afterwards. Mr. Sparrow was married twice, his widow, a Miss Mc-Donell. Mc-Donell. Mc-Donell. sister to a prominent Ottawa lumberman of that name, and leaves a family of four, three sons, all In the Northwest, and one daughter, Mrs. Spiers of this city. Deceased retired from 'business many years, ago, and has lived 'ever since abouttwo miles from the city on the Montreal road, where he breathed his last yesterday.

Clipped from The Ottawa Journal27 Jan 1896, MonPage 7

The Ottawa Journal (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)27 Jan 1896, MonPage 7
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