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

Elizabeth Telfer

Female Cal 1845 - 1882  (~ 36 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Telfer 
    Born CALC 19 Aug 1845  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Betsy Telfer 
    Name Elizabeth McDavitt 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Church of Scotland 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Presb. 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Methodist Canada 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-136979 
    Died 19 Feb 1882  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Cause: Heart Disease with Consumption 1 year 
    Buried Mt. Hope Cemetery, Brantford, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I136979  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father George Telfer,   b. 1801, Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1885, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Helen Shiel,   b. 1806, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1870, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Family ID F19164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James McDavitt,   b. Sep 1835, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1913, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth McDavitt,   b. 1872,   d. 1942  (Age 70 years)
     2. Elizabeth McDavitt,   b. 1872, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ellen McDavitt,   b. 1874,   d. 1881  (Age 7 years)
     4. Margaret McDavitt,   b. 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1881  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F34892  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 19 Aug 1845 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of Scotland - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Sep 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist Canada - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Heart Disease with Consumption 1 year - 19 Feb 1882 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 80.

    2. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 5 Page 38.

    3. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Page 50.

    4. [S1338] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), Death notice of Elizbeth Telfer McDavitt - Feb 24 1882 pg 8.
      In Township of Dumfries, on Sabbath, 19th inst., at 11 o'clock, Elizabeth Telfer, wife of James McDavitt, aged 36 years and months

    5. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      In memory of/ James McDAVITT/ 1835-1913/ his wife/ Elizabeth TELFER/ 1845-1882/ their daughters/ Elizabeth 1872-1942/ Ellen 1874-1881/ Margaret 1876-1881/ McDAVITT/ [veteran's cross]

    6. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 017933 (1882).
      Name:Elizabeth McDavitt Gender:Female Age:36 Birth Date:abt 1846 Birth Place:North Dumfries Death Date:19 Feb 1882 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death:Heart Disease & Consumption

    7. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.
      Name:James McDevitt Age:27 Birth Year:abt 1844 Birth Place:Scotland Marriage Date:22 Sep 1871 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:James McDevitt Mother:Elizabeth McDevitt Spouse:Elizabeth Telfer