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

William W. Abra[1]

Male 1858 - 1941  (83 years)


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  • Name William W. Abra 
    Born 1858  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Baptist 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Regular Baptist 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    carpenter 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Free Will Baptist 
    Eby ID Number 00133-8239.8 
    Died 15 Aug 1941  Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I14694  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father William Abra,   b. 6 Nov 1815, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1889, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Wismer,   b. 13 Mar 1831, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1924, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1846  [7
    Family ID F3980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret W. Hall,   b. 1852, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1940, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1881  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Children 
     1. William James Abra,   b. 6 Apr 1882, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Robert Hall Abra,   b. 30 Jul 1884, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1884, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F7180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ABRA, William J. - At Ottawa, on Friday, August 15, 1941, William J. Abra, husband of the late Margaret Abra. Resting at the funeral chapel of William Speers, 2926 Dundas Street West (near Keele), Toronto, on arrival of train Monday morning. Service in Olivet Baptist Church, 36 Margueretta Street, Toronto, on Monday at 2 pm. Interment Ayr, Ontario. (Motors). Note: Mr. Abra, who was by trade a carpenter, left Ayr some 50 years ago. He worked for the late Robert Hall, and later married Margaret Hall, daughter of Mr. Hall, who predeceased him a year ago.

      The Ayr News Aug 21 1941 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 668.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11460-81 William Abra and Maggie Hall.
      William W. ABRA, 23, carpenter, Canada, North Dumfries, s/o William ABRA & Elizabeth WISMER, married Maggie W. HALL, 27, Ayr, same, d/o Robert HALL & Margaret GLADSTONE, witn: Robert G. HALL of Ayr & Henry ABRA of N. Dumfries, 17 Feb 1881 at Ayr

    3. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 17.

    4. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 40.

    5. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 12 Page 91.

    6. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Double monument] [Left] Abra/ In Loving memory of/ James S. Abra/ 1914-1997/ His wife/ Violet E./ Henry/ 1914-1996
      [Right] Abra/ In Loving memory of/ William W. Abra/ 1858 - 1941/ his wife/ Margaret W. Hall/ 1852 - 1940/ their son/ Robert Hall Abra/ July 1884 - Sept. 1884

    7. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 667.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: William W Abra Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1858 Birth Place: Canada Marriage Date: 17 Feb 1881 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: William Abra Mother: Elizabeth Wismer Spouse: Maggie W Hall Spouse's Age: 27 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1854 Spouse Birth Place: Ayr Spouse Father: Robert Hall Spouse Mother: Margaret Gladstones

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1858 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Regular Baptist - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Will Baptist - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Feb 1881 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Aug 1941 - Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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