Julia Ann Cecelia (Wood) Messer

Undated photograph of Julia Ann Cecelia (Wood) Messer, daughter of Peter Wood & Mary Moffitt, b. 1 Mar 1863. Died 15 Jul 1905. She married James Bell Messer, son of William Messer & Margaret Bell. b. 27 May 1857, Tweedside, d. 21 Sep 1917, Tweedside

Image Caption on back reads:

Julia Ann Cecelia (Wood) Messer
d. July 15, 1905 at family home (James Bell Messer house, Tweedside, NB) while giving birth to (her 11th child) Julius ‘Edison’ Messer. He was raised up the hill by William and Isobel Messer, his aunt and uncle. He married Agnes ‘Aggie’ Morrow.

Photo taken from a copy of the original.

Source: Ross Wood, Tweedside, Harvey, York Co., N.B. Rephotographed, by Tim Patterson, 7 Aug 2008. Image copied had been previously cropped.

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