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

William Ewart

Male Cal 1835 - 1893  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name William Ewart 
    Born CALC 12 Apr 1835  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1864  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Iron Fitter 
    Residence 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-112141 
    Died 25 Nov 1893  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Cause: Pulmonary Phthisis (1 year) 
    Buried 27 Nov 1893  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I112141  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father Samuel Ewart,   b. Abt 1806, of, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Janet,   b. Abt 1806, of, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F34478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabella Gourlay,   b. 1847, , Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1864  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Samuel Ewart,   b. 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Isabella "Bella" Ewart,   b. 2 May 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924  (Age 56 years)
     3. Janet Ewart,   b. 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Ewart,   b. 23 Apr 1874, Oshawa, Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1922, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     5. Alexander Ewart,   b. 6 Apr 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Margaret Ewart,   b. 23 Apr 1878, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Christina Ewart,   b. 27 Jul 1880, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Catherine Ewart,   b. 31 Dec 1882, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Archibald Gourlay Ewart,   b. 21 Apr 1885, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1949, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     10. Thomas E. Ewart,   b. 2 May 1889, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1917, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F31891  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ewart, William

      There died in Galt on Friday evening, at 9 o'clock, William Ewart, aged 58 years, 7 months and 12 days. Deceased had been a long sufferer from consumption and for the last ten months has been confined to his bed. He came to Canada from Scotland, along with his family in 58 and settled in Chesley. He then came to Galt and worked for a time at Crombie's Foundry and then for 11 years occupied the position of foreman, in Messrs. MacGregor & Gourlay's, where he earned the respect of all with whom he came in contact. He leaves a, wife and 10 children, all of whom live in Galt, with the exception of Samuel, who is in Toronto and Mrs. Chas. Taylor, in Detroit. The funeral took place from his late residence, Concession St., at 3 o'clock on Monday afternoon, to Mount View cemetery and was very largely attended.

      The Weekly Reformer 1 Dec 1893 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      William Ewart b. Scotland res: Galt Age: 27 born abt 1837 father: Samuel mother: Janet married Isabella Gourley Age:: 21 born abt 1843 b. Huron Co. Spouse res: Galt father: James mother: Isabella married 3 Jun 1864 county: Waterloo

    2. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 23.

    3. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      William (EWART)/ died/ Nov. 25th 1893/ aged 58 years/ 7 mos 12 dys/ Scott, Galt

    4. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 017771 (1893).
      Name:Wm Ewart Gender:Male Age:58 Birth Date:abt 1835 Birth Place:Scotland Death Date:24 Nov 1893 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death:Pulmonary Phthisis

    5. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 0177771 (1893).
      Name:Wm Ewart Gender:Male Age:58 Religion:Presbyterian Birth Date:abt 1835 Birth Place:Scotland Death Date:24 Nov 1893 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death:Pulmonary Phthisis

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 12 Apr 1835 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1864 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jun 1864 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Iron Fitter - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Pulmonary Phthisis (1 year) - 25 Nov 1893 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Nov 1893 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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