Sunday, February 23, 2014

Sunday’s Obituary~ George Shearer Imlah

 The Aberdeen Daily Journal
May 20, 1912
Fatal Accident at Turriff.
Farmers son Killed by young horse,

Page 5 of the Aberdeen Daily Journal dated Monday May 20, 1912

 George Imlah, son of John Imlah, Marywell, Turriff, who worked with his father on the farm, was engaged on Thursday afternoon trimming the hoof of a young horse, while thus employed the animal kicked out, striking him on the lower part of the abdomen. Dr. Crerar, Turriff, was sent for, and did all that was possible for the unfortunate man, who lingered till Saturday evening, where he succumbed to his injuries. Deceased who was 29 years of age, leaves a widow and young family.

George Shearer Imlah was the son of John Imlah and Margaret Davidson, he married Elsie Runcie the daughter of Alexander Runcie and Isabella Stephen, at the Union Hotel in Turriff on February 25, 1905. The newspaper article gave Georges age incorrectly he was 39 years of age at the time of his death, see Corrected Register of Death below.

**George Shearer Imlah my 2nd Cousin 3x removed.**

Statutory Deaths 247/00 0014 RCE 

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