Clipped From Detroit Free Press
EX-ALD. EX-ALD. EX-ALD. EDWARD GILES PASSED TO REST WELL REMEMBERED DIRIXG SMALLPOX EPIDEMIC. After struggling with death for nearly two months Edward Giles, of Windsor, closed his eyes on earth yesterday at 3:30 p. m. Mr. Giles was born in old Devon, England, 77 years ago last October and came to Windsor in 1870 with his wife and family. He was at one time alderman of the city and a street was named in honor of him. lie is well and. kindly remembered by those who resided m Windsor during the smallpox epidemic, some twenty years ngu. People were dying on every hand and they were unable to secure even bodily comforts until Mr. Giles and his whole family of nine children came to the rescue and attended the sick and buried the dead. His wife died a few years ago and since that time lie has lived with his son. William William Giles, a member of the AVindsor police force. He is survived by the following children: Mi's. Charles Dennis, Oak-ville, Oak-ville, Oak-ville, Ont. : Mrs. Miles Hoggarth, Wtiitewood. N. W. T. ; Mrs. William Bolton. Windsor: Mrs. William Fin-don. Fin-don. Fin-don. Oxford, Mich.: Mrs. James Fields. Sandwich South: Mrs. Frank Scott. Lapeer, Mich.: Mrs. Joshua Bolton. Sandwich South: Miss Harriet cities, a nurse at Harper hospital, Detroit, Detroit, and William, of Windsor. l !