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The Oldest Woman in Carleton Place


*Rossie Doyle from Carleton Place was just a little over 100 when she died- here is another woman who lived longer than most of us ever will.


Mrs. A. Watchorn

Observes Her 104th Birthday

Carleton Place, Dec 18. – (Special) – Mrs. Abraham Watchorn, the former Mary Ann Seale of Morin Heights, Que., celebrates her 104th birthday today. Mrs. Watchorn will be honored at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Cresswell, Town Line, Carleton Place. Despite her advanced age, Mrs. Watchorn is remarkably alert and clear thinking. Besides the Cresswells, her family includes Mrs. A. E. Collings of Carleton Place; Rev. W. J. Watchorn of Syracuse; Ralph Watchorn of Pembroke; Frank Watchorn of Cremona, Alta., and B. W. Watchorn of Toronto.


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The Ottawa Journal22 Jan 1957, TuePage 11







The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
15 Dec 1952, Mon  •  Page 2



Edmonton Journal
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
24 Dec 1955, Sat  •  Page 3



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Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Citizen,
  2. 18 Dec 1956, Tue,
  3. Page 26


The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
18 Dec 1952, Thu  •  Page 14







More Memories of Rossie Doyle

So What Happens When You Turn 100 in Carleton Place?

If You’re Young at Heart – Rossie Moore Doyle of Carleton Place Turns 100

Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read.

Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in Hometown News and now in The Townships Sun