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

Elizabeth Jane "Bessie" Manson[1]

Female 1869 - 1964  (95 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Jane "Bessie" Manson 
    Born 11 Apr 1869  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Bessie J. Manson 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    C. Presb. 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Presbyterian 
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-114212 
    Died 11 Sep 1964  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Buried 14 Sep 1964  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Person ID I114212  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Henry Manson,   b. 28 Jun 1826, Ochiltree, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1901, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Margaret Findlater,   b. 26 Dec 1834, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1914, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8, 9
    Family ID F18987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth J. Manson Passes

      A lifelong resident of this community, Miss Elizabeth J. (Bessie) Manson passed away on Friday in St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, where she had been confined recently. She was in her 96th year. Miss Manson was born on the Manson homestead in North Dumfries Township, just south of Ayr, a daughter of Henry Manson and his wife, Margaret Findlater. During her lifetime, she was a valued member of Knox United Church and various church organizations.

      The Funeral

      Funeral service was held on Monday at the home of her brother, John A. Manson, Ayr, the lone survivor. Rev. W. J. V. Buchanan officiated and interment was made in Ayr Cemetery. Pallbearers were: George Gillespie, Ernest Cochrane, J. Morton Guthrie, Peter Gourlay, Roy Findlater and Stuart Strachan.

      The Ayr News Sep 17 1964 pg 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] John A. Manson/ 1874 - 1969/ Ethel Anderson/ his wife/ 1882 - 1962

      [Right/North] Robert H. Manson/ 1867 - 1919/ Mary A. Johns/ wife of/ R. H. Manson/ 1871 - 1906

      [Back/West] Henry Manson/ 1826 - 1901/ Margaret Findlater/ his wife/ 1834 - 1914/ Natives of Scotland/ Manson

      [Left/South] Elizabeth Jane/ daughter of/ Henry and Margaret/ Manson/ 1869 - 1964.

    2. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-4 Page 1.

    3. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 6.

    4. [S562] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1911, Div 3. Pg. 16.

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Elizabeth Jane/ daughter of/ Henry and Margaret/ Manson/ 1869 - 1964

    6. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 8.

    7. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Page 31.

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Manson Henry,- 35, res. Dumfries, b. Scotland, s/o & Jane (Key), married 12 Feb 1862. Margaret Fonlater, 28, res. Dumfries, b. Scotland, d/o George & Elizabeth (Lyon)

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Henry Manson Age: 35 Birth Date: abt 1827 Birth Place: Scotland Marriage Date: 12 Feb 1862 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: William Mother: Jane Key Spouse: Margaret Forlestor Spouse's Age: 28 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1834 Spouse Birth Place: Scotland Spouse Residence: Dumfries Township Spouse Father: George Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Lyon Residence: Dumfries Township


  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Apr 1869 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Sep 1964 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Sep 1964 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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