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From: George Newbury <>
Subject: [LL] SMITH, Mrs Lillian Udarah Faulkner - d. May 6, 1940 Maine
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2003 08:19:55 -0400

Wednesday, May 22, 1940 Bridgewater Bulletin & South Shore Register,
Nova Scotia
Mrs Lillian Udarah Faulkner Smith
Many of the older generations who knew Mrs Smith when a young woman will
regret to learn that she passed away peacefully at the home of her
daughter, Mrs Hazel G. Scott, in Oakland, Maine, on May 6, 1940. Lillian
Faulkner Smith was born June 4, 1864, in Chelsea, the daughter of
William and Elizabeth Faulkner.
Early in young womanhood she married Fravel Wilberforce Smith of the
From their union their issued four children: Susan, Hazel, Gladys and
Susan and Gladys both died in Bridgewater. Around 1898 the family
migrated to the States
and after some wondering came to rest on a small farm just outside the
village of Oakland, Maine. Here the family lived and here Fravel died in
1932. It was also here that the two remaining children reached adult
Mrs Smith remained in good physical health until three weeks before her
death. Then the Grim Reaper began his inexorable campaign and she
started to fail rapidly. On May 4, she fell into a coma and it soon
became evident that all things earthly were rapidly slipping away. Yet
the hardiness that was the heritage of her Canadian ancestors, rebelled
and she fought bravely every inch of the way. The struggle was too
one-sided and at 9:29 A.M., Eastern Daylight Saving Time, she gave three
little gasps and her soul was released to join the company of her
She is mourned by many. Her immediate decendents are Hazel Gertrude
Scott, her daughter and a son, William B. Smith. She has several nieces
and nephews and three grandchildren living in widely scattered places.
Her nearest relative in Nova Scotia is Mrs Frank Warner,
a niece living in East Port

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