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Helen Edgar

Female 1845 - 1912  (66 years)


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  • Name Helen Edgar 
    Born 26 Oct 1845  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Helen Elliott 
    Residence 1865  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-106696 
    Died 12 May 1912  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Cause: Varicose Ulcers of the Legs (4 years) - Septicaemia (2 weeks) 
    Buried 14 May 1912  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I106696  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father James Edgar,   b. 1796, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Jean Douglas Wallace,   b. 16 May 1798, Mosside, AYR, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1884, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1821  Girvan, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F27332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William H. Elliott,   b. 1826, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1901, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1865  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F30133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Passing of Mrs. Elliot - The death took place on Sunday afternoon of Mrs. Elliot, relict of the late Wm. H. Elliot. The deceased, who had been in failing health for some time, went to the Galt hospital about a month ago, where she died. She was in her 70th year and was a native of North Dumfries, a daughter of the late James Edgar. Practically all her married life was spent in Ayr, where she resided about half a century. Her husband predeceased her some 12 years. There was no family. A brother, James, died two weeks ago in Howick. Another brother, Alexander, resides in Howick, and a sister, Mrs. Jane Black, at Elora. Mrs. Elliot was a member of Knox church, and was widely known and highly esteemed. The funeral took place from her late residence, Bruce-st., on Tuesday, 19 interment being made in the Ayr cemetery. Rev. Mr. Grant conducted the funeral services. The pallbearers were Messrs. John Scott, Teeswater; James Black, Alex. Edgar, J. A. Edgar, Ayr; Wm. Edgar, and Robert Black, Howick.

      The Ayr News May 16 1912 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S326] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1901, Ayr (Village) A Page 4.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      William Elliot b. Scotland res: North Dumfries Age: 30 born abt 1835 father: John Elliot mother: Isabella Hogg married Helen Edgar Age:: 23 born abt 1842 b. Canada Spouse res: North Dumfries father: James Edgar mother: Jane Edgar married 5 Dec 1865 county: Waterloo

    3. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Sect. 2 Page 10.

    4. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910.
      MARRIAGE: 'James Edgar in the Parish of Girvan & Jean Wallace in this parish have given in their names for proclamation in order to their marriage July 28 1821'

      Film No. 1041339 Image 385

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Oct 1845 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1865 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Dec 1865 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Varicose Ulcers of the Legs (4 years) - Septicaemia (2 weeks) - 12 May 1912 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 May 1912 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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