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

Sarah Hannah Woolsey

Female 1876 - 1962  (~ 86 years)


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  • Name Sarah Hannah Woolsey 
    Born May 1876  Mitchell, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Sarah Hannah Kilgour 
    Residence 1910  Swan 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
    Methodist 
    Residence 1929  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1962  Acton, Esquesing Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-194871 
    Died 3 Dec 1962  Acton, Esquesing Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 4 Dec 1962  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I194871  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father Joseph Woolsey,   b. 1840, , Armagh Co., Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1906, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Clulow,   b. 7 Apr 1849, Portadown, Armagh Co., Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1924, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1867  , Armagh Co., Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F186760  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Henry Kilgour,   b. Jun 1876, Wolverton, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1929, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1900  , Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Charles Kilgour,   b. Jan 1901, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. CA 1957  (Age ~ 55 years)
     2. Foster Jackson Kilgour,   b. 17 Oct 1902, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1970, Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Buster Kilgour,   b. Apr 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Lloyd Kilgour,   b. 1914, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1972, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     5. Evelyn Elizabeth Kilgour,   b. 9 Mar 1913, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1998  (Age 85 years)
     6. Helen Kilgour,   b. Abt 1914,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Lloyd Benjamin Kilgour,   b. 15 Apr 1914, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1972  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F186691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Sarah Kilgour

      Mrs. Sarah Kilgour, 86, former New Hamburg resident, died Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Bowman, of Acton.

      Born in Mitchell, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Woolsey. She lived in Ayr and here most of her life and moved to Acton five years ago. She was a member of Zion Evangelical United Brethren Church here, the church choir, and the Women's Society of World Service.

      Her husband, Thompson, died in 1929.

      Surviving are three sons, Bud and Lloyd, both of New Hamburg, and Foster of Kitchener; one daughter, Mrs. George (Evelyn) Bowman of Acton; one brother, Joseph Woolsey of Brantford, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
      One son, Charles, died five years ago. Two brothers and two sisters also predeceased her.

      The body is at the Futher-Omand Funeral Home until noon Friday when removal will be made to Zion EUB Church for a service at two p.m. Burial will follow in Ayr cemetery.

      New Hamburg Independent, December 6, 1962

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      Mrs. Thompson Kilgour Passes

      The death occurred in Acton on Monday of a former well-known Ayr resident, Mrs. Thompson Kilgour, aged 86 years. The former Sarah Woolsey, she was a native of Ayr. Her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Woolsey were among the early residents of the village. Following her marriage, they farmed in the immediate vicinity for many years. Her husband at one time had a prosperous milk route in Ayr which he operated from the "Pinnacle Farm," where Harold Ghent now resides. Their family was born here and received their education at the local school. Mrs. Kilgour was a valued member of the former Methodist Church in Ayr, where she sang in the choir. She moved to New Hamburg many years ago, and more recently to Acton. Surviving are three sons, Bud and Lloyd, New Hamburg, and Foster of Kitchener; one daughter, Mrs. George (Evelyn) Bowman of Acton, and a brother, Joseph Woolsey of Brantford. Funeral service will be held on Friday at Zion Evangelical United Brethren Church, New Hamburg, at 2 p.m. Interment will be made in Ayr Cemetery. Futher-Omand Funeral Home, New Hamburg, is in charge of arrangements.

      The Ayr News Dec 6 1962 pg 2

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

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Kilgour/ Thomas Kilgour/ 1876 - 1928/ his beloved wife/ Sarah Woolsey/ 1876 - 1962/ Lloyd B. son 1914 - 1972/ until the Day Break

    3. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Thomas Kilgour - Oct 18 1929 pg 5.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Thompson Kilgour Age: 24 Birth Date: abt 1876 Marriage Date: 21 Nov 1900 Marriage County or District: Brant Father: Joseph Kilgour Mother: Margaret Coutts Spouse: Sarah Weslsley Spouse's Age: 22 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1878 Spouse Father: Joseph Weslsley Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Clonton

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - May 1876 - Mitchell, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1900 - , Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Swan St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1929 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1962 - Acton, Esquesing Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Dec 1962 - Acton, Esquesing Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Dec 1962 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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