Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
Shortill, Wm. H.
appeared in Acton Free Press (Acton, ON), 22 Jan 1914, p. 2, column 2

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Wm. H. Shortill expired suddenly at his home in Esquesing on the 10th inst. He had been in poor health for the past two years, but was always able to be around, and got up and dressed himself as usual on the morning of his death. He had just remarked to Mrs. Shortill about not feeling so well when he fell over and expired. He was born on the farm on which he died 72 years ago and during his life long residence in Esquesing made many friends and was held in high esteem. In 1886 he was married to Jane Bennett, who with a family of four sons and three daughters survive. They are Mrs. P. Vanatter, Athens, Georgia; Mrs. Walker, New Orleans; Miss Annie at home; Cowan, Winnipeg; Robert, Belleville; William, Esquesing, and Fred at home. In religion deceased was a Methodist and in politics a Conservative. The remains were interred in Ballinafad cemetery on Tuesday afternoon, the service being conducted Rev. Dr. J. H. McArthur. The four sons and two nephews, John and Richard Shortill, were pall bearers. All the members of the family attended the funeral.

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Shortill, Wm. H.