• Letter regarding a special service held by DeVeaux School to re-inter the body of Mrs. Maria Woodruff

      Pudwell, Rev. Alec (1963-05-06)
      Letter (2 page typed form letter with a handwritten note from Don Loker) regarding a special service held by DeVeaux School to re-inter the body of Mrs. Maria Woodruff, the first wife of Judge Samuel DeVeaux. Her body was originally buried at DeVeaux School in Niagara Falls, New York. The location of the ceremony was the cemetery in St. Davids, Ontario. Maria died on April 23, 1815 at the age of 19. This notice was sent by Rev. Alec Pudwell, chaplain of DeVeaux School, Niagara Falls, New York, May 6, 1963.
    • Letter to Mrs. Percy Band from Donald E. Loker

      Loker, Donald E. (1962-05-02)
      Letter (2 typed pages) to Mrs. Percy Band from Donald E. Loker, former American History master of the DeVeaux School, Niagara Falls, New York. Mr. Loker is enquiring about Maria and Sarah Woodruff. Samuel DeVeaux was married twice. He married Maria Woodruff, and after her death in 1815, he married her widowed sister, Sarah Woodruff, 1962.