Sobeys: Century of Expansion

1862: William Sobey, a British engineer stationed in Halifax, Nova Scotia, marries Janet Mac-Intosh. 1876: The Sobey clan, including 7-year-old son John William Sobey, settles on a farm in northern Nova Scotia. 1905: J.W. Sobey, wife Eliza and young son Frank settle in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. 1907: J.W. launches a meat-delivery company, marking the birth of Sobeys food retailing. 1924: Frank Sobey

1862: William Sobey, a British engineer stationed in Halifax, Nova Scotia, marries Janet MacIntosh.

1876: The Sobey clan, including 7-year-old son John William “J.W.” Sobey, settles on a farm in northern Nova Scotia.

1905: J.W. Sobey, wife Eliza and young son Frank settle in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.

1907: J.W. launches a meat-delivery company, marking the birth of Sobeys food retailing.

1924: Frank Sobey convinces his father t

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