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Memorable Manitobans: Mary Edna Anderson Hodgson (1910-1998)

Educator.

Born in Rural Municipality of Turtle Mountain on 30 January 1910, daughter of William Anderson (1868-?) and Frances Joynt (1872-?), she attended Normal School and became a teacher. Her career included lengthy tenure at Dand School as teacher (1933-1939) and Principal (1941-1944, 1957-1967). On 20 July 1940, she married Robert Elwood Lindley Hodgson (1914-?, son of Linley Robert Hodgson) at her parents’ Wakopa home and they resided on a farmstead at Dand. She died at her home on 6 June 1998 and was buried in the Riverside Cemetery at Hartney.

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Birth registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Mary Edna Anderson weds in home bridal,” Winnipeg Tribune, 27 July 1940, page 11.

Obituary [Lindley Robert Hodgson], Brandon Sun, 14 June 1968, page 14.

“Social and personal [Helen and Bruce Dickie ...],” Shoal Lake Star, 3 November 1983, page 8.

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 8 June 1998, page 14.

Riverside Cemetery burial transcriptions, FindAGrave.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 30 December 2018

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