ANNEAR, THOMAS MONTAGUE, farmer; b. 3 November 1872 in Lower Montague, son of John A. Annear and Hannah Poole; m. 16 December 1897 Mary Jane Beck of Murray Harbour, and they had seven children, Janet Eileen (died 30 August 1905 at six years and 10 months), Chessels, John A., Thomas Montague, Cameron, Inez Jean, and Agnes; United; d. 18 October 1947 in Lower Montague.
Annear, a Liberal, was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in the general election of 1931 for 4th Kings. He was re-elected in the general elections of 1935 and 1939.
Annear was a farmer who owned a 270-acre farm where he raised pigs, cattle, and horses. Montague Annear died 18 October 1947 of a heart attack.
Mary Jane Annear, the daughter of Thomas Beck and Mary Hawkings, died in January 1946.
References: Guardian 28 January 1914, 20 October 1947; Maritime Advocate and Busy East vol. 33 no. 9 April 1943; Patriot 20 October 1947; PARO: RG 19 Vital Statistics series 3; Marriage records subseries 4. Guide to abbreviations
Photograph courtesy of PEI Public Archives and Records Office,
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