Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1165

Name of DeceasedOrr, Samuel N.
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age46
Address51-53 Kenny Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationManager, Richmond Printing Co.
ReligionGrove Street - Presbyterian
Identified byWilliam M. Orr (brother)
BuriedFairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Annie Orr, 45; died children Barbara, 14; survived Ian, 12; Mary, 10; Archie, 8; Isabel, 7; James, 4; died
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 18 December 1917 p. 5
NoteBarbara went to lived with uncle William Orr.
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 4948/1253
- Books: Kitz
- HRC: Article 1
- HRC: List
- Cemeteries: Fairview Lawn

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Samuel N. Orr was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 934 on page 155 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00155