Excerpt from The Ogilvies of Montreal: With a Genealogical Account of the Descendants of Their Grandfather, Archibald Ogilvie
The Canadian Courant of 12th August, thus notices his decease He was a most respectable member of society, very skilful in his occupation, and may be ... considered a great loss to the agricultural interest of the Province.
His wife predeceased him, having died at Current St. Mary, at noon 'on 5th April, 1819, aged 71 years. The Western Star, Montreal, of 9th April, describes her as a native of Scotland, who has resided in the vicinity of Montreal for nearly 20 years - a kind and affectionate wife, a tender parent and a pious Christian. She has left a numerous offspring to deplore her 1088. Her remains were attended to the new Protestant Burying Ground2 on Papineau Road on the 7th instant by her numerous relations and friends. The extent of the procession was almost unparalleled in this country, being half a mile in length.
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