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Memorable Manitobans: Margaret Ann Simpson Van Dusen (1902-1978)

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Born in the Rural Municipality of Pembina on 17 November 1902, daughter of Andrew Simpson and Agnes Matheson, and great-granddaughter of John Matheson, she died at Crystal City on 25 December 1978 and was buried in the Crystal City Cemetery.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Disappearance of Hector Jordan
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 17, Number 1, Autumn 1971

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 27 December 1978, page 33.

We thank Alison Hunt for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 May 2020

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