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Title: ARMITAGE, Richard
ARMITAGE, Richard -
The deceased was born in Trenhomville on May. 12th., 1845, the son of Joseph and Hannah (Smith) Armitage. For several years Mr. Armitage carried on the business of live stock dealer in Cleveland Township, in Richmond County, later going to Montreal where he conducted a large dairy farm. In 1898 he came to East Sherbrooke, where he has since resided, and purchased the Preston Terrill farm. In 1917 he sold this farm and retired from active farming. The land used by the old St. Francis Golf Course and the Rifle Ranges formed part of his farm.
ARMITAGE - Entered into rest on Wednesday, Richard Armitage, aged 83 years, beloved husband of Margaret Trenholm Armitage. Funeral will be held at the late residence, Terrill Ave, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock advance time, Aug. 31st. Interment Elmwood cemetery.