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Memorable Manitobans: George William Sandy (1867-1943)

Farmer.

Born in Dodge County, Nebraska on 7 September 1867, son of William and Caroline Sandy, he came to Manitoba in 1882 and purchased the east half of 22-2-7W in the Darlingford district. On 4 July 1894, he married Scottish immigrant Elizabeth Dudgeon (1861-1939) and they had five children: Carrie McBain Sandy (1896-1984, wife of Walter Frank Gould), Lillian Isabella “Lilly” Sandy (1897-1973, wife of George Edward Rossington), William Lewis Sandy (1899-1922), Margaret Jane “Greta” Sandy (1900-1993, wife of Clarence Silvester Rudd), and Harry Allan Sandy (1914-1974). He served as a school trustee for several years and an elder of the Presbyterian Church. He died at Darlingford on 30 August 1943 and was buried in the Darlingford Cemetery.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [Lillian I. Rossington], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 March 1973, page 29.

Obituary [Harry Allan Sandy], Winnipeg Free Press, 15 July 1975, page 36.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

George William Sandy (1867-1943), WikiTree.

We thank Robin Helstrom for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 February 2021

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