George Harold Markham

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George Harold Markham

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1881-1960

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George Harold Markham (1881-1960) was born in Markhamville, Kings County, the son of John and Caroline Markham, and lived a good part of his life in Sussex. He attended Sussex schools and the New England Conservatory. He was a veteran of World War I, serving in the 12th Seige Battery. Before and after the war Markham worked as a railway mail clerk, retiring in 1944, after 35 years of service. He married Lily Boardley in 1913 and they raised two children, John Raymond, who became a school teacher in St. Jerome, QC and Edith Boardley, who married Peter Freisen and lived in New Westminister, BC. Markham was a President of the New Brunswick Historical Society. In the 1950’s he was involved with the assemblage of land for Base Gagetown.

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Markhamville, New Brunswick; Fredericton, New Brunswick

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  • English

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