Tillsonburg Pioneer Cemetery

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The Pioneer Cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in the Tillsonburg area. Many of Tillsonburg’s earliest settlers, including members of the Tillson family, are buried there. The cemetery was established in 1838 and closed in 1870. Only open for … Continued

Fleming, Sir Sandford

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Born January 7, 1827, Kirkcaldy, ScotlandDied July 22, 1915, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Sir Sandford Fleming was an engineer and inventor, known for proposing worldwide standard time zones, Canada’s postage stamp, surveying and map making, engineering much of the Canadian … Continued

Weider, Ben

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Born: 1 February 1923 Died: 17 October 2008 (Jewish General Hospital, Montreal) Interred: Victorian Cemetery Association, de la savane WEIDER, BEN February 1, 1923 – October 17, 2008Ben Weider, sports leader, scholar, businessman, and philanthropist, known and honored worldwide for … Continued