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Bigelow, Barbara A. (Suthergreen), [ca. 1846]-1943

  • Person
  • [ca. 1846]-1943

Barbara A. [Annie] Suthergreen was a native of Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia born circa 1846. She was the daughter of John Edward Suthergreen (1816-1895) and Sarah Ann (Blenkhorn) Suthergreen (1813-1897). She attended the Mount Allison Ladies’ College during 1870-1871. She married William Henry Bigelow (1831-1898) on 12 July 1875. The couple had the following children: unidentified infant (1877-1877), Helen Williams (1878-1964) and Harold Eugene (1881-1949). She died on 12 October 1943 and is buried in the Advocate Cemetery.

Campbell, Vera Hazel Malcolm, 1908-1990

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  • 1908-1990

Vera Hazel Malcolm Campbell was born on 9 January 1908 in Campbellton, New Brunswick, the daughter of Robert Thomas Campbell (1861-1935) and Margaret Ellen “Maggie” (Malcolm) Campbell (1872-1935). She attended the Mount Allison Ladies’ College and graduated with a vocal soloist diploma in 1929. She subsequently studied in Boston obtaining a teacher’s certificate in violin from the Longy School of Music. She returned to Mount Allison University in 1934 and received a Soloist honours diploma in 1934 and received a harmony diploma and a teacher’s diploma in singing and a Bachelor of Music in 1935. She again came back to Mount Allison and completed her diploma in secretarial studies in 1940. Afterwards, she returned to Campbellton and worked there as a public servant, choir director and leader of the Gallery Singers. In the late 1940s she moved to Boston and worked for the Gray Herbarium at Harvard University for twenty-five years retiring in 1973. She died on 14 May 1990 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Patterson, Allison Graham, 1912-1981

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  • 1912-1981

Allison Graham Patterson was born on 24 November 1912 at Burlington, Nova Scotia, the son of Rev. Harry and Laurie May (Graham) Patterson. He first entered Mount Allison in 1930, studying organ under Dr. Harold Hamer. He graduated with a B.Sc. in 1934 and in 1936 received the first Bachelor of Education degree ever conferred by Mount Allison University. Following graduation he taught at Lequille, Nova Scotia and later did graduate studies in music at the Toronto Conservatory and the Royal College of Music in London, England. In 1938 he returned to Mount Allison and joined the music faculty, first as piano teacher and later as organ teacher. He retired forty years later in 1978. He was organist and choir director at the Sackville United Church between 1938 and 1946. Less than a month before his death he was conferred with the honorary degree of Doctor of Music. He died on 15 November 1981 at Alberton, Prince Edward Island. He was buried in Sackville, New Brunswick.

Allison, Frank Drummond, 1884-1951

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  • 1847-1968

Frank Drummond Allison was born on 29 March 1884 at 61 Sewell Street, Saint John, New Brunswick the son of Frank Octavius and Mary Sara Bonsall (Kaye) Allison. At the conclusion of the war he resigned a position he held with the Bank of Montreal which included work at the head office in Montreal as well as overseas in the Trafalgar Square Branch in London. Thereafter, he entered the employ of Dillion Reed Co., a large New York bond house, serving there for a number of years. He studied art with Wilfred M. Barnes and Maurice Cullen in Montreal, Quebec. He continued his training in the United States with John F. Carlson and abroad with George Elmer Browne. He was awarded the Jessie Dow Prize for the best watercolour by the Art Association of Montreal in 1933. He exhibited in Montreal, New York, Boston, Philadelphia and London, England. He is represented in the collections of the New Brunswick Museum, Saint John; Milliken University and Decatur Institute of Civic Arts, Springfield, Illinois; Peoria High School; Y.M.C.A. – Saint John; International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation and private collectors. He died on 18 July 1951 in Saint John, New Brunswick and is buried in Fernhill Cemetery in the same place.

McFarland, Jean (née Weathered)

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Jean Weathered is the daughter of John Etter Weathered (1907-1959) and Jean Dorothy Minkler (1915-2009). She has a passion for family history and worked with her mother to compile information about various branches of the family and more specifically the Wethered / Weathered / Weatherhead family.

Bulmer, Alice Lenora (Etter), 1870-1956

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  • 1870-1956

Alice Lenora Etter was born in Aulac, Westmorland County, New Brunswick on 19 September 1870. She was the daughter of William Rupert Etter (1841-1916) and Charlotte Carter (1838-1915). She was a farm woman who kept chickens and grew fruit for market. She was married to Walter Thomas Bulmer (1863-1932) on 7 September1892. The couple had the following children: Roland F. (1893-), Mary A. (1895-), Charles Samuel (1906-), Walter Gordon (1908-). She died on 23 January 1956 in Amherst, Nova Scotia. She is buried in St. Mark’s Anglican Church Cemetery at Mount Whatley, New Brunswick.

Fox, Winifred Grace (McGill), 1909-2001

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  • 1909-2001

Winifred Grace McGill was born in Avondale, Hants County, Nova Scotia on 26 November 1909. She was the daughter of Reginald Seymour McGill (1885-1966) and Effie Grace McDonald (1882-1965). She attended the Mount Allison Ladies’ College and received her diploma in Fine Arts in 1930. After leaving Mount Allison she set up a studio and taught jewellery at a summer camp in New Hampshire, then completed further study at that Art Students League in New York under George Bridgeman. She returned to Canada to become the Art Director at the Ottawa Ladies’ College. After raising her children: she worked as a free-lance designer for the Department of Handcrafts in the Nova Scotia government. In 1957, at the first National competition at the Exhibition of Wood Carving and Metal Work held in Saint John, New Brunswick she and her husband won best piece of metal work and best piece in the show. As a result they were invited to show that prize-winning entry at the first Fine Craft Exhibition at the National Gallery in Ottawa. It was also exhibited at the World’s Fair in Brussels, Belgium in 1958 and at Expo ’67 in Montreal, Quebec. A work was presented to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on behalf of the Province of Nova Scotia in 1951. Governor General Roland Michener was also presented with one of their items during a visit to their studio in Kentville, Nova Scotia. The CBC prepared a short documentary on the couple and Margaret Perry (daughter of Jabez Rice – Class of 1897) included the couple in her film entitled “Artists of Nova Scotia.” She was married to Charles Harold “Scud” Fox (1905-1979) in Kentville, Nova Scotia on 14 July 1933. He was the secretary and treasurer of the Kentville Publishing Company for 50 years. She illustrated her sister-in-law’s, Evelyn M. Richardson, publication entitled “We keep a light” which won the Governor General’s award for non-fiction in 1945. The couple had two children: Donald and Barbara. She died on 10 May 2001 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Gordon Allen Robinson

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  • 1923-1944

Gordon Allen Robinson was born 06 September, 1923 in Toronto, Ontario. He enlisted on 18 March, 1943, and served with the 8th New Brunswick Hussars in the Italian campaign. He was wounded on 06 October, 1944, while camouflaging his tank. He subsequently died of his injuries a day later.

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