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Item ID# A988.033.066
Title Mary Ann Hilborn newspaper clippings
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Dates of Creation 1934 - [19--]
Description Two newspaper clippings concerning Mary Ann Hilborn, nee: Mary Ann Peirson, also known as Mary Ann Pierson, enclosed in the 1915 diary of John Peirson:

a) June 27, 1934 "Extraordinary tumor removed" re: Dr. Laird of Owen Sound and Mrs. Mary Ann Hilborn

b) "Mrs. W. Hilborn" obituary

Part of the John Peirson fonds (A988.033.001-.082), this item was enclosed in the 1915 diary of John Peirson (A988.033.058).
Finding Aids Finding aid listing John Peirson diaries and all of their enclosures is available.
Finding Aid and Transcription Links John Peirson fonds finding aid, with itemized list of diary enclosures
Admin/Biographical History John Peirson ( 1839 - 1934), sometimes known as "Pierson", and Sarah Barkley (March 9, 1838 - September 5, 1916) were married in or around 1862 in Oxford County. After moving to Bruce County in or around 1863, they cleared their homestead near Burgoyne, on lots 2 and 3, River Range B, in Saugeen Township, Bruce County.
John and Sarah had three children:
a) Mary Ann ("Molly") was born in 1862 and married W. Ross Hilborn, a druggist in Tara, in 1898. After Mr. Hilborn's death, in 1905, Mary Ann eventually moved to reside in a house on her father's homestead;
b) Robert married Margaret Lamont in 1894 and moved to St. Catharines as a young man;
c)William married Catherine Black in 1902 and lived near or with his father. William and Catherine had 4 children: Robert Melvin, Margaret Marie, John Duncan, and William Ross. Both William and Catherine died in 1964.
Provenance These records were transferred to the Archives by the University of Western Ontario in 1988, their file No. CA9ONPEI225Y8D31 OE
Collection Peirson, John fonds
People Hilborn, Mary Ann (Peirson)
Place Burgoyne
Saugeen Township
Level of Description Item