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Auger, Leonard Arthur, 1893-1973

  • Person
  • 1893-1973

Leonard Arthur Auger was born 15 February 1893, in Magog, Que to parents Alfred Auger (1868-1950) and Ella Elmira Buzzell (1870-1934). On 25 November, 1915, Leonard married Clarida Darcy (1892-1969). Throughout his life, Leonard lived in Vermont, Massachusetts, and Quebec. He was employed as a personnel manager for Dominion Textile in Magog until his retirement in 1948. He also served on the Magog Protestant Board of School Commissioners. Leonard Auger became well known for his study of Indigenous and Eastern Townships history. He published several articles on his various history topics and lectured around the United States and Canada. He died on 25 January, 1973 and is buried with his wife in the Pine Hill Cemetery, Magog.

Milne, Henrietta Kathleen Warren, 1911-2001

  • Person
  • 1911-2001

Henrietta Kathleen Warren was born on 21 January 1911. She was the daughter of Alice Frances Rattray (1881-1968), and Herbert Lawrence Warren, (1881- 1952, Herbert and Alice had three children, all born in Montreal: Herbert Hamilton Warren (25 April 1908- 9 January 1987, Ottawa), Henrietta Kathleen (Kay), and Mary Hamilton Warren (16 February 1913- 2 July 1960, Magog).

Herbert Lawrence Warren, in partnership with Mr. Dale, founded of the Warrendale Shirt Company in 1927. He was also involved with The Montreal Quilting Company. Herbert Hamilton, his son, was Secretary Treasurer of Warrendale for most of his working life. He expanded to include the Belding-Corticelli Company, which included the factory in Coaticook, a lace factory in Ways Mills, a warehouse and a factory in St. Jean sur Richelieu. Herbert Hamilton became a director of Belding-Corticelli, Warrendale, the Montreal Quilting Company, and Iroquois Chemicals.

Henrietta Kathleen graduated from McGill University in 1932. She was married to Harry Austin Milne in 1941. She had two daughters: Catherine and Jean, who both attended McGill.

Member of the Board since 1971, H. K. Milne became President of the Memphremagog Library in 1974 and assumed this responsibility until 1993 when it was municipalized. All those years, she worked hard to defend the interests of the library. Its growth is indeed due to her devoted work. Beyond her noteworthy role in the growth of the Memphremagog Library, her community involvement is represented through her participation in numerous other organizations and projects, such as the founding of Pinecroft Residence in Magog, Social Services Sherbrooke, the Magog District Home and School Association, the 1st Magog Company of Girl Guides, the Sherbrooke University Women's Club, and the Sherbrooke Hospital Foundation, among other things. Her significant contribution to the community was recognized in 2004 when the Municipality of Magog named a street in her honour.

She also maintained a great interest in the history of Magog and the Eastern Townships, represented by her collection of historical articles and photographs.

H. K. Milne died 5 April 2001 at Magog. She is buried in Pine Hill Cemetery.

Milne, Harry Austin, 1906-1998

  • Person
  • 1906-1998

Harry Austin Milne was born on August 30, 1906 in Magog. He married Henrietta Kathleen (Kay) Warren in 1941 and together, they had two daughters: Catherine and Jean. Harry served overseas with the Sherbrooke Fusiliers during the Second World War. He spent his entire life in Magog, where he worked in the Engraving Room of the Dominion Textile Company for nearly fifty years. Harry died on December 29, 1998 at the Foyer du Sacre Coeur in Magog. He is buried in Pine Hill Cemetery in Magog.

Bowen, George Austin, 1867-1943

  • Person
  • 1867-1943

Dr. George Austin Bowen was born on October 19, 1867 in Compton to Frederick F. Bowen and Mary E. Martin. He was first married to Susan Francis Hubbard (d.1924) in 1894. George Austin Bowen later went on to marry Harriet Mole after the death of his first wife. He served as a medical physician in Magog after graduating from McGill University in 1892 up until his death in 1943. George Austin Bowen took an active role in the development of his community as he served as a Magog Town Councilor from 1908-1912, as Mayor during the 1912-1914 term, and the President of the Magog Board of Trade. He was also the main advocate for the establishment of Mount Orford as a provincial park. George Austin Bowen died at the age of seventy-six on February 1, 1943. He is buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Magog.

Warren, Alice Frances Rattray, 1881-1968

  • Person
  • 1881-1968

Alice Frances Rattray, known as "Kitty," was born in Quebec City on September 14, 1881 to David Rattray and Henrietta Charlotte Ahern. She married Herbert Lawrence Warren in 1907. Herbert and Alice had three children, all born in Montreal: Herbert Hamilton Warren (25 April 1908- 9 January 1987, Ottawa), Henrietta Kathleen (Kay) (21 January 1911-5 April 2001, Magog), and Mary Hamilton Warren (16 February 1913- 2 July 1960, Magog). She died on April 19, 1968, in Magog.

Jackson, Jessie Dorcas Milne 1904-c.1994

  • Family
  • 1904- c.1994

Jessie Dorcus Milne Jackson was born in 1904 to parents Katherine Mallinson and Francis Joseph Milne She married Harry Jackson on 19 June 1930 at St. Luke's Anglican Church in Magog, and had two children: Christine “Cathy” C. and Phillip G. They lived in various locations in Canada and the United States, however towards the end of her life she settled down in Hackettstown, New Jersey.

Mallinson, Caroline, 1893-1962

  • Person
  • 1893-1962

Caroline Orchard “Carrie” Mallinson was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on 9 January, 1893 to parents Thomas Mallinson and Agnes Martha Orchard. She had one sister Edith Mallinson (1895-1965). Caroline Mallinson worked as a teacher in Ontario until her retirement. She died December 12, 1962 in Magog. Buried in Saint John’s Anglican Cemetery, South March, Ontario.

Warren, Mary Hamilton, 1913-1960

  • Person
  • 1913-1960

Mary Hamilton Warren was born on February 16, 1913 in Montreal to Alice Frances "Kitty" Rattray (1881-1968) and Herbert Lawrence Warren (1881-1952). She had one brother and one sister: Herbert Hamilton Warren (1908-1987), and Henrietta Kathleen (Kay) (1911-2001). Due to various health concerns, Mary Hamilton Warren spent most of her adult life living in Arizona. Though, she often exchanged letters with family and friends in Canada. Mary died on July 2, 1960 in Magog, she is buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Magog.