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Alexander Adam
Male 1867 - 1956


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  • Birth  23 Dec 1867  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  Bef 1927  Macton, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    farmer 
    Residence  1927  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence  1956  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-28599 
    Died  17 Mar 1956  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried  Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I28599  Generations
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2017 

    Father  Alexander Adam,   b. 1 Apr 1833, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1929, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Janet Stewart,   b. 6 May 1837, Glasgow, , Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Feb 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F7493  Group Sheet

    Family  Eliza Jane MeWhinney,   b. 1874,   d. 1936 
    Children 
     1. Clarence Adam,   b. 5 Jul 1897, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1963, RR1, Preston, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F7495  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • ALEXANDER ADAM

      Alexander Adam, 88, of R.R. 1, Preston, died Saturday at the South Waterloo Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Wellesley, December 23, 1867, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Adam. He farmed near Macton, until 1927, when he moved near Preston. His wife, the former Elizabeth Newhinney, died in 1936. He is survived by a son, Clarence of R. R. 1 Preston; two sisters, Mrs. J. Cooper of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., and Mrs. John Small of Elmira; a brother, William of Kitchener. The body was at the Dreisinger Funeral Parlor, Elmira. The funeral service was conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Dreisinger Funeral Chapel with Rev. John Murdock of Waterloo officiating. Burial was in Elmira Cemetery.1a

      1aElmira Signet 22 Mar 1956

  • Sources 
    1. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Div 5 Pg 12.

    2. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Adam/ Alexander/ Adam/ 1867 - 1956/ Eliza Jane/ McWhiney/ 1874 - 1936/ In Silence We Remember/ (Back) - Adam/ Clarence/ Adam/ 1897 - 1963/ Muriel Grace/ Jarvis/ 1903 - 1993/ In Silence We Remember/ Superior Memorials/ 528 Victoria St. N., Kitchener, Ont.

    3. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div 1, Page 61.

    4. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Alexander Adam - 22 Mar 1956.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 23 Dec 1867 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - Bef 1927 - Macton, Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1927 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1956 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Mar 1956 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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