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Robert Dark
m. abt 1847
  1. Rebecca Dark1848 - 1937
  2. Mary Dark1849 - 1939
  3. George Henry Dark1851 - 1942
  4. William Thomas Dark1854 - 1937
  5. John Dark1856 - 1945
  6. James Dark1858 - 1949
  7. Robert Dark1860 - 1938
  8. Fannie Ellen Dark1862 - 1946
  9. Clara Ann Dark1864 - 1945
  10. Benjamin Dark1867 - 1934
m. 5 Oct 1887
  1. Robert George Dark1889 - 1963
  2. Mary Isabella Dark1890 - 1927
  3. Clementine Pearl Dark1893 - 1936
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Name Robert Dark
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 18 Apr 1860 Grey, Huron, Ontario, Canada
Marriage 5 Oct 1887 Grey, Huron, Ontario, Canadato Rebecca Jane Shine
Death[2][3] 6 Mar 1938 Brussels, Huron, Ontario, Canada
Burial[2] Brussels, Huron, Ontario, CanadaBrussels United Cemetery
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References
  1. Brussels Post
    Dark Family - Christmas 1924 Page 1, 14 Jan 1925.

    Robert, born Apr. 18 1860

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Memorial 116524027, in Find A Grave.

    Robert Dark
    Birth: 18 Apr 1860
    Death: 6 Mar 1938
    Inscription: Robert Dark Born 1860 Died 1938 At rest.

  3. Obituary - Robert G. Dark, in Brussels Post.
    There passed away at his home in Brussels early Sunday morning March 6th, Robert G. Dark in his seventy-eight year. Born in the year 1860 on the 11th concession of Grey township, he was one of a large family of ten children three having passed on before. There were six brothers and four sisters. Mr. Dark suffered a severe stroke on Feb. 22nd and was unable to speak after. Rev. H. J. Mahoney preached from Jhn 14th chap. My Peace give I unto your not as the world giveth, give I unto you, Lo my peace I leave with you. To all who confidently trust in God's mercy and love Peace which passeth all human understanding will come to strengthen a fainting and bewildered soul. Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane in the great struggle of His soul called upon God for comfort and Guidance and God sustained Him. The minister referred to the longhonorable record of the late brother Dark as Superintendent of the Brussels Cemetery and caretaker of the United Church for thirty years. He also was a loyal devoted member of the choir. His kindly and gracius manner was always an inspiration to all who knew him. The Hymns used at the service were "Abide with me", "Safe in the Arms of Jesus".
    Son of my soul thou Saviour dear.
    Servant of God well done
    Thy glorious warfare's past
    The battles fought the victory's won
    And thou Art crowned at last.
    The late Mr. Dark leaves to mourn his loss his partner in life. They were married fifty years last October 5th. One son George Dark of White Fox, Sask. Two daughters Isabelle Phillips died in 1927 and Pearl MacLachlin died in 1936. Also nine grandchildren. Mrs Gordon, his aged sister lived with Mr. Dark.
    Those attending the funeral from a distance were John Dark, brother of Stratford; Mrs. Cruickshanks, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Roulston and son Murry, all of Stratford; Mr. and Mrs. Ben Kerwin, Clifford; Mr. R. J. Shine and Mrs. Anderson, of Monkton; Mr. Will Broadfoot and Mrs. Sandy Broadfoot of Seaforth; Mrs. W. H. Love and William Hollenbeck, Miss Bateman of Etherl; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Cook, and Mrs. McGill, Belgrave; Mrs. Wm. Farquharson of Walton.
    The floral tributes included: wreath from family, wreath, brother and sister; spray Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Love and family; spray Clair Gordon and Donald MacLachlan grandchildren in Sask; spray, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Porterfield of Mitchell; spray, Mrs. Jordan and Bessie; spray, Mrs. Bowes, Galt; spray, neighbours.
    The pallbearers were: Tom Walker, John Crerar, Cleve Backer, Robt. Bowman, Wm. Maunders, Wm. Gillespie.
    Flower bearers: D. N. McDonald, George Cook, Mr. Rann, Percy Mitchell.