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Fredericton Region Museum

G. Alvah Good

  • MS69
  • Person
  • 1936-1962

George Alvah Good, s/o Frank Atwood Good & Mary Elizabeth Gilmore, was born in Woodstock NB on 26 May 1896. On 17 Nov 1936 he married Ella Duff and they had one son
Frank A.D. During WW I he served first as a lieutenant in the Composite Battalion on guard duty at the Halifax Citadel, then as Scout Officer of the 28th Overseas Battalion and subsequently as a captain in the RAF until his plane crashed and the injuries required surgery. He received degrees from UNB but due to ill health was unable to complete medical sudies at McGill. He was a past president of the York Sunbury Historical Society and, for many years, as secretary. He contributed papers regularly to society meetings and collected historical records and artefacts. He was also involved with a number of other organizations including the RCAF, Canadian Legion, Gyro, Masons, Canadian Club, Art Club, the old Fredericton Brass Band, as well as several horticultural societies. G. Alvah Good died on 27 Oct 1962.

Laura McAndrew Glover

  • Laura McAndrew Glover Letters and Ephemera
  • Person
  • 1945-1947

Laura McAndrew was born in 1917 to Robert McAndrew and Ellen (possibly Nellie) Morrison. She joined the Canadian Woman's Army Corp (Founded in 1941) and served overseas.
She married Ralph Glover in 1946. They had several children. Laura died in January of 2006, and Ralph died in May 2008.

The Lawson Family

  • Lawson Family Postcards
  • Family
  • 1910-1922

A collection of postcards sent to Alice Eliza Lawson from various family members.

Alice Eliza Lawson (Nee Stephen) was born on 6 July 1868 in Gloucester England to Andrew J Stephen and Eliza Layton. She moved to Canada with her family when she was 3 (circa 1871.) Several of her siblings were born in Canada. On 20 June 1888, she married Brunswick Arthur Lawson. They had four children, Andrew William (1889-1916) George Brunswick (1892-1916) Alice Eliza (1896-1970) Lucinda Bella (1901-1974), and Mary Delphina Florence (1908-2002.) Her sons, Andrew and George died months apart in Europe during the First World War. Alice died 20 June 1933, the 45th anniversary of her marriage to Brunswick, who outlived her passing 10 October 1942.