Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Effie May Adair

Female 1866 - 1949  (83 years)


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  • Name Effie May Adair 
    Born 1866  Bothwell, Zone Twp., Kent Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Effie May Lonsbury 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-100905 
    Died 17 Mar 1949  Limerick, Winchester Twp., Dundas Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 Mar 1949  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I100905  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father David B. Adair,   b. 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary E. Hankel,   b. 1846, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F25953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Alfred Lonsbury,   b. CALC 26 Dec 1866, St. Catharines, Welland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1930, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1888  St. Catharines, Welland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. George Lionel Lonsbury,   b. 4 May 1893, St. Catharines, Welland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1958, RR1, Preston, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Wellington Adair Lonsbury,   b. 12 Jan 1900, St. Catharines, Welland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1941, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F252682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. E. M. Lonsbury

      PRESTON, March 18 District resident for the past 41 years and well known in the community, Effie May Adair, widow of George Alfred Lonsbury, died at the home of her son, George Lonsbury, Limerick, yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Lonsbury, who was 82 years of age, had been ailing for the past three years. Born in Bothwell, Ont., she came to this district from St. Catharines in 1908, residing in Limerick since that time and forming a large circle of friends. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church, Kitchener. Surviving are a son, George Lionel Lonsbury, Limerick; two brothers, Peter Adair of Buffalo and Thomas Adair of St. Catharines, 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Her husband predeceased her 18 years ago and a son, Wellington, died in 1941. The body is resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home, where the funeral will be held Saturday at 2: 30. Interment will be in the Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 18 Mar 1949 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 1 Page 50.

    2. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Mrs. Effie May Lonsbury Buried Mar. 18, 1949

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Effie May Adair Age:21 Birth Yearabt 1867 Birth Place:Canada Marriage Date:16 Oct 1888 Marriage Place:Lincoln, Ontario, Canada Father:David Mary Adair Mother:Elizabeth Adair Spouse:George Alfred Lounsbury

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1866 - Bothwell, Zone Twp., Kent Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Mar 1949 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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