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There is a family tradition that her husband was
injured in a barn
raising, hit by a falling timber. The story is also
that he and
Carrie had a bedside wedding after the accident
and that he lived
about 3 weeks after his marriage and is buried at Eden
Cemetery. However, records
show 4 years between their
marriage and his death.
The Victoria Warder Newspaper Nov 23 1870
By the Rev. W.R Barker at the residence of the bride's father
9th inst. Mr. Thomas Glaspell to Miss Caroline E. Bowles,
both of Fenelon
The Oct. 16, 1874 Lindsay Canadian Post reported “At Coboconk,
Mr Thomas Glaspell, photographer of this
village, died on Sunday
the 11th inst. After an illness of several years.
He came to the
village about a year ago and leaves a wife
to mourn him”.
A death registration for a James Glaspell in
1874 states that he
was the husband of Caroline Bowles.
(need to look up the original reference again
for the exact wording)