A.A. Greer General Store

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Corporate body

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A.A. Greer General Store

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Dates of existence

1878-1976

History

Joseph Cunningham erected a store and dwelling in 1878 in Glamis, Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario. He ran the business until his death in 1918. Following Joseph's death, his wife Nancy and twin daughters, Laura and Lila, carried on the business until 1922, when Albert Arthur "Bert" Greer married Joseph's daughter, Laura Cunningham, and purchased the business. Shortly thereafter, Bert set up a seed cleaning plant in the building west of the storeBert and Laura's son, Ernie (Arthur Ernest Greer) took over the business in the 1940s, following his return from service in the Second World War. The store was sold in 1976 to Mr. Cornelius Nan.

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Glamis

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Greer

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Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created June 1, 2014

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Sources

"Cunningham - Greer Store at Glamis" by Mrs. A.E. Greer, in BCHS Yearbook 1979, p. 45-51

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