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DEATH OF RICHARD GROVES
One of the Oldest and Best Known Men of the Ottawa DistrictRichard Groves, one of the oldest and most respected residents of Carleton county, died at the residence of his son, Dr. Geo. H. Groves, of Carp, yesterday.
Deceased, who was in his 83rd year, was born in Ireland. He came to Canada when quite young and settled in the township of Fitzroy. Until about eight years ago he followed agricultural pursuits with an enviable degree of success. Then he sold his farm and took up his residence at Carp. Three years ago his wife died, and he went to live with his son, Dr. Geo. H. He was a staunch Conservative and a member of the Methodist Church.
He leaves five sons, three daughters and many grand children. His sons are Dr. Geo. H. Groves, of Carp; Dr. Wesley Groves, of Quyon; Wm. Groves, of Kinburn; Richard Groves, of Fitzroy Harbour, and John T. Groves, of Cincinnati. Deceased's dauhgters [sic] are Mrs. James Baird, of Fitzroy; Mrs. B. Hodgins, of Huntley, and Mrs. W. Green, of Mohr's Corners. Two grand children live in the city. They are W. E. Groves and F. S. Groves.
The funeral takes place to-morrow morning to Pakenham cemetery.