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

Robert Gourlay

Male 1872 - 1927  (55 years)


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  • Name Robert Gourlay 
    Born 22 Apr 1872  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Club Membership Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Independent Order of Odd Fellows 
    Ayr, Ontario - Independent Order of Odd Fellows
    Ayr, Ontario - Independent Order of Odd Fellows
    Left to right top row

    Charlies Rafferty, George Gourley, Dr. McClury, Duncan Fair, M. Lillico, Jack McVittie, William Manson, George Stuart, John R. Hall, Jack Fair, Thomas Brown, Frank Boulton




    Sitting
    H. Player, Sandy McDonald, Bob Gourlay, George Hamilton, Alex Watson, W. E. Gammon, Jim Bowie, Charles Boulton, Ed Whitson, H. Gemelin, James Hall, Jack Watson, James Bell David Bowie and James Fair.
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laborer - Gravel pit 
    Residence Piper St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1921  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-194839 
    Died 23 Nov 1927  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Cause: Carcinoma of the Oesophagus (20 months) 
    Buried 25 Nov 1927  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I194839  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father Andrew Gourlay,   b. CALC 30 Dec 1828, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1891, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Jane Armstrong,   b. 23 Apr 1837, Minnigaff, , Kirkcudbrightshire [formerly Wigtownshire], Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1921, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F235826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Hall,   b. Oct 1880, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1950, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1922  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F10715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died in Ayr, on Wednesday, Nov. 23rd, 1927 at 6.15 p. m. Robert Gourlay in his 56th year. The funeral will take place from his late residence, Piper street on Friday, Nov. 25th at 2.45 p. m., under Masonic auspices, to the Ayr Cemetery.

      Funeral Card

  • Sources 
    1. [S1282] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1911, pg 1.

    2. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 14.

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      G/ Robert Gourlay/ 1872 - 1927/ his wife/ Ellen Hall/ 1880 - 1950

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Robert Gourlay Date of Birth: 22 Apr 1872 Gender: Male Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Andrew Gourlay Mother's name: Jane Armstrong

    5. [S619] News - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr News (1897- ), "The Demise of Mrs. Gourlay Sr.," 6 Oct 1921, p. 1.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Robert Gourlay Age: 50 Birth Date: abt 1872 Birth Place: Oxford Marriage Date: 7 Jun 1922 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Andrew Gourlay Mother: Jane Armstrong Spouse: Ellen Hall Spouse's Age: 42 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1880 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario Spouse Father: Walter Hall Spouse Mother: Isabella Elliott

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1872 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsClub Membership - Independent Order of Odd Fellows - - AYR, 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 MapsOccupation - Laborer - Gravel pit - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Piper St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jun 1922 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Carcinoma of the Oesophagus (20 months) - 23 Nov 1927 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Nov 1927 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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