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

Rachel Jane Woolsey

Female 1868 - 1953  (84 years)


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  • Name Rachel Jane Woolsey 
    Born 6 May 1868  Portadown, , Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1871  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Immigration 1876  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Name Rachel Jane Scott 
    Residence 1901  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-195100 
    Died 20 Feb 1953  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 24 Feb 1953  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I195100  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 Andrew Chisholm "Chisholm" Scott,   b. Dec 1869, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1939, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1900  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F28745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Chisholm Scott Dies at 86 - One of Ayr's oldest residents, Mrs. Chisholm Scott, died at Galt General Hospital on Friday, Feb. 20th, aged 86 years. the former Rachel Woolsey, she was born in Belfast, Ireland, coming to this country as an infant with her parents. The family lived in Mitchell for a few years before coming to Ayr, where she had resided for three-quarters of a century. She was a member of Knox Untied Church. During her long life in this village Mrs. Scott was always noted and respected for her quiet manner which bespoke gentility. Besides the immediate family, her loss will be keenly felt by neighbors and friends who could always count on her for a kind work and a helping hand. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Thompson Kilgour (Sarah) of New Hamburg, and a brother, Joseph H. Woolsey of Brantford. Her husband predeceased her a number of years ago. - The Funeral - The funeral was held from the W. O Ball Funeral Parlor on Tuesday, with Rev. W. D. Goodger officiating. Burial took place in Ayr Cemetery. Pallbearers were: John Armstrong, George Keachie, Wm. G. Hall, Gordon S. Dalrymple, Clulow (Bud) Kilgour, New Hamburg, and George Bowman, Acton.

      The Ayr News Feb 25 1953 pg 15

  • Sources 
    1. [S326] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1901, Ayr (Village) A Page 6.

    2. [S1282] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1911, p 5.

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/West] Woolsey/ until/ the Day Break/ Joseph Woolsey/ born/ In Kilmararty, Ireland/ June 5th 1850/ died at Ayr, Ont./ Mar. 18th 1906/ his wife/ Elizabeth Clulow/ born In Portadown, Ireland/ April 7, 1849/ died at Ayr, Ont. July 14, 1924
      [Back/East] Chisholm Scott/ 1869 - 1939/ his beloved wife/ Rachel Woolsey/ 1867 - 1953/ William Woolsey/ 1872 - 1946

    4. [S2046] Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881.
      Name: Rachel Jane Woolsey
      Event Type: Birth
      Event Date: 6 Mar 1868
      Event Place: Ireland
      Event Place (Original): Armagh, Ireland
      Gender: Female
      Father's Name: Joseph Woolsey
      Mother's Name: Elizabeth Clulo

    5. [S2046] Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881.
      Name: Rachel Jane Woolsey
      Event Type: Christening
      Event Place: Portadown, County Armagh, Ireland
      Event Place (Original): Portadown, Arm, Ire
      Gender: Female
      Birth Date: 6 Mar 1868
      Birthplace: Portadown, Arm, Ire
      Father's Name: Joseph Woolsey
      Mother's Name: Elizabeth Clulo

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Rachel Woolsey Age: 29 Birth Date: abt 1871 Birth Place: Urmogh Co Ireland Marriage Date: 31 Oct 1900 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Joseph Woolsey Mother: Elizabeth Clulow Spouse: Andrew Chisholm Scott Spouse's Age: 32 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1868 Spouse Birth Place: Ayr Spouse Father: Andrew Scott Spouse Mother: Eiza Patterson

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 May 1868 - Portadown, , Armagh, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1871 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1876 - , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Oct 1900 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., 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 MapsDied - 20 Feb 1953 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Feb 1953 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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