Dr. Wilton Pratt — Murder of his Housekeeper in Smiths Falls

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Dr. Wilton Pratt — Murder of his Housekeeper in Smiths Falls

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 14 Mar 1934, Wed,
  3. Page 24

His Home on Daniel Street in Smiths Falls

Daniel Street Home in Smiths Falls

Name:Wilton Pratt
Gender:Male
Event Type:Marriage
Marriage Date:1898
Marriage Place:Smith’s Falls, Ontario, Canada
Spouse:Elizabeth Brady
The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
06 Jun 1930, Fri  •  Page 2
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
11 Aug 1928, Sat  •  P

Housekeeper that was killed

Name:Eva Elizabeth Mclean
Gender:Female
Age:59
Birth Date:abt 1874
Birth Place:Smiths Falls, Ontario
Death Date:31 Dec 1933
Death Place:Lanark, Ontario, Canada
Father:James Mclean
Mother:Elizabeth Sly
Page number:22
The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
20 Apr 1934, Fri  •  Page 25

Eva Elizabeth McLean

BIRTH1874
DEATH1933 (aged 58–59)
BURIALVanDusen CemeteryRosedale, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada
MEMORIAL ID126742780 · View Source
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
18 Apr 1934, Wed  •  Page 12
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
25 Apr 1934, Wed  •  Page 4
The Lethbridge Herald
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
19 Apr 1934, Thu  •  Page 1

The good doctor got cleared for murder but was performing illegal abortions

The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
10 Apr 1934, Tue  •  Page 14

The Windsor Star
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
01 Feb 1934, Thu  •  Page 1

Additional reading

Who Killed William Muldoon of Smiths Falls? Gossip Lies and Perjury

Murder or Accident — Bates & Innes Flume

Murders and Mysteries of the Mississippi Hotel

Not Guilty in the Murder of His Grandmother –George Watt Jr.

Fame and Murder Came to Balderson in 1828

Murder or Accident — Bates & Innes Flume

Murders and Mysteries of the Mississippi Hotel

Clippings of the Saunders Brothers Shoe Scandal in Smiths Falls–Local Politician Runs Amuck!


Smiths Falls Fire-Coghlan & Moag


Jack the Hugger–The Reign of Albert Haley in Smiths Falls

James J. Hands – Dies in Perth — Former Mayor Accidentally Drowns in House Bath
The Bomb Girls of Smiths Falls

 

Dr. Wilton Pratt — Murder of his Housekeeper in Smiths Falls

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