Robson, Gladys (Palmer)

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Robson, Gladys (Palmer)

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1885- 1971


Gladys Ellen Palmer (Mrs. Stanley Robson) was born on May 17, 1885 in Estmere, Victoria County, Nova Scotia. Her parents were Simon Richard Palmer (1833-1918) and Christina (Campbell) Palmer (1856-1892). In 1901 she was working as a domestic servant in the home of Henry and Margaret Stoddard. She married John Stanley Robson (1874-1940) in Dartmouth in 1908 and together they had three children: Eva Edna, Douglas Onslow, and Anna. In 1911 they were living in the Ship Harbour area. Mrs. Robson was a public school teacher in the Clam Harbour area. She died on May 5, 1971.


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Webber, Anna Barbara, 1884-1922 (1884-1922)

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Gladys Robson's son Douglas married Anna Barbara Webber's daughter Frances.

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March 31, 2017 by Laureena Leadbeater


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Robert Kim Stevens, "Eastern Shore Families: Clam Harbour including the localities of
Owl's Head Harbour, Little Harbour, Southwest Cove, DeBaie's Cove, Clam
Harbour, Clam Bay, Upper Lakeville, Lake Charlotte." Lake Charlotte: Maritime
Imprints, 2005.

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