Marguerite Woodworth

Contents, History of the Dominion Atlantic Railway, 1936, by Marguerite Woodworth -9

Marguerite Woodworth

1899 – 1967

Tombstone

Church Street
Kings County Nova Scotia

Located at St. John’s Anglican Church, 1105 Church Street
at the intersection of Church Street with Highway 358

GPS location: 45°06’35″N 64°25’59″W

Marguerite Woodworth tombstone
Marguerite Woodworth tombstone

Marguerite Woodworth tombstone

Marguerite Woodworth tombstone

The above photographs were taken on 20 May 2004.

Thanks to Mr. Ed Coleman.


Remembering Marguerite Woodworth (1899-1967)
by Ed Coleman, 27 February 2004
…Miss Marguerite A. Woodworth, 67, 77 Belcher Street, died at Blanchard Fraser Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Daughter of the late Dr. Percy Woodworth and Carrie (O’Key) Woodworth, she was born in Kentville and educated at Acadia University. She studied music and art for ten years in France. In earlier life Miss Woodworth was purchasing agent for the Dominion Atlantic Railway and later was commissioned to write a history of the D.A.R. Prior to World War Two she was a private secretary in Saint John, N.B. Retiring in 1953, she moved to Kentville. Burial was to be in the St. John’s Church cemetery…
— Excerpted from Ms. Woodworth’s 1967 obituary.
http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/ecoleman/editorial/2004/e04feb27.html

Marguerite Woodworth obituary, 22 January 1967
Marguerite Woodworth obituary 22 January 1967

Thanks to Mr. Louis Comeau.

Cover, History of the Dominion Atlantic Railway, 1936, by Marguerite Woodworth

Title page, History of the Dominion Atlantic Railway, 1936, by Marguerite Woodworth

Contents, History of the Dominion Atlantic Railway, 1936, by Marguerite Woodworth

Contents, History of the Dominion Atlantic Railway, 1936, by Marguerite Woodworth

Clipping from the Kentville Advertiser, 17 May 1994
Clipping from the Kentville Advertiser, 17 May 1994

The W&AR was the Windsor & Annapolis Railway,
one of the two railways that were merged in 1894
to form the Dominion Atlantic Railway.
Note the kerosene headlight on the locomotive.

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