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Wilson, Rachel

  • Wilson, Rachel
  • Person
  • 1900 - 1995

Rachel Elizabeth Cooke was born on 20 October 1900 in Portaupique Mountain, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, to Mitchell Cooke and Margaret Ellen (Giddens) Cooke. Rachel trained to be a registered nurse at the Halifax Children's Hospital, graduating in 1925, and worked much of her life in Truro, NS. She married J. Arthur Wilson and the couple lived in Truro. Wilson was very involved all of her life in the Women's Institute of Nova Scotia, for which she served for a time as President and Treasurer. She was also very involved with the Baptist Church. She died on 9 July 1995.

Smith, William Cutten

  • Smith, William Cutten
  • Person
  • 1878 - 1967

William Cutten Smith was a resident of Truro, NS. He was Chairman of the Victoria Park Commission ca. 1951 - 1962.

Randall, Dulcie E. E., b. 1915

  • Dulcie E. E. Randall
  • Person
  • 1915 - 1997

Dulcie Evelyn Everard Randall was born in Birmingham, England on 26 June 1915 to Kathleen Everard. She was adopted within a year of her birth by Dr. Elisha Ambrose Randall and Nina Randall of Truro, NS. She died on 2 August 1997 in Ottawa, ON.

Nelson, Harry

  • Nelson, Harry
  • Person
  • 1912 - 1993

Harry Edgar Nelson was born on 26 May 1912 in Clifton, NS. He was a resident of Great Village, Colchester County, Nova Scotia. He married Donalda Hope MacLachlan in 1943. He was a school teacher, a member of the Colchester Historical Society, and an amateur historian. Nelson died in 1993.

Kinsman, Gordon

  • Kinsman, Gordon
  • Person
  • d. 1999

Gordon Kinsman was a resident of Truro, Nova Scotia. He served as chair of the Colchester Industries Committee, president of the Colchester Historical Society, was instrumental in the establishment of the Colchester Historical Museum and Archives, and was an amateur historian who researched and collected records on the history of Colchester County. Kinsman died in June 1999.

Fulton, Frank

  • Fulton, Frank
  • Person
  • 1927 - 1985

Francis (Frank) Robert Fulton was born 31 December 1927 in Truro, NS. He was the son of Norman Lester Fulton, with whom he established and co-owned Fulton's Insurance, located on Young St., Truro, NS. His brother, Don Fulton, would also become co-owner of the business. He retired from the insurance business in 1975, but continued to work as an artist. He made sculptures from ironworks and became well-known as the "Iron Man", opening shops in Truro, Pugwash, and Glenholme, NS. Frank also had a large collection of antique firearms. He died in 1985.

Ellis, Emma

  • Ellis, Emma
  • Person
  • 1864 - 1950

Emma Ellis was born on 18 June 1864 in Nova Scotia to Robert Ellis and Nancy Ryan. She was a school teacher. She participated in the Expo-Africa program through St. Andrew's United Church, in which she taught children in South Africa circa 1909. She died on 2 February 1950 in Lower Truro, NS.

Charles A. McLennan

  • Charles A. McLennan
  • Person
  • [1884 - 1895]

Photographer that was located in Truro, NS.