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

Frederick Edward "Edward" Knellar

Male 1858 - 1940  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name Frederick Edward "Edward" Knellar 
    Born Feb 1858  Kings Somborne, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1881  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Edward Knellar 
    Occupation 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Labourer - farm 
    Religion 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-195750 
    Died 3 Mar 1940  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 7 Mar 1940  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I195750  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Family Mary Althea Philippa Vaughan,   b. 1 Nov 1862, Aldershot, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1938, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1894  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Robert Frank Knellar,   b. 31 Jul 1896, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1919, Tidworth Military Hospital, , England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F247658  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Edward Knellar - The death occurred at his home here early Sunday morning of Edward Knellar, aged 85, following an illness of about three weeks. Born at Kingsomborne, England, the late Mr. Knellar came to Ayr from England about 50 years ago. He worked as a farmhand in this vicinity for many years. He was interested in gardening. In religion he was a Methodist. Surviving are: a brother, Thomas and a sister, Mrs. Charles Barrett, both of Southampton, England; two step-daughters, Miss Kate Waterman, of Ayr, and Mrs. Grace Bechthold, of Paris; one step-son, William Waterman, Hamilton. The funeral, private, will be held Thursday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock, with service at his home and interment in the Ayr Cemetery.

      The Ayr News Mar 7 1940 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S326] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1901, Ayr (Village) A Page 13.

    2. [S1282] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1911, p 17.

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] George Waterman/ born/ at Hursley Eng./ ValentIne's Day/ 1863/ died/ at Ayr Canada/ Oct. 20, 1892/ [Verse illegible]/ + [veteran's Poppy]
      [Left/South] Mary/ Waterman/ Knellar/ died/ Apr. 10, 1938/ aged/ 75 years/ Where I Am/ There Ye/ Shall Be also/ Katie Waterman/ died Aug. 24, 1941/ aged 56 years
      [Back/West] Edward/ Knellar/ died/ Mar. 3, 1940/ aged/ 85 years/ Come unto Me
      [Right/North] Pte. R. F./ Knellar/ aged/ 22 years/ died At/ Tidworth/ England/ Feb. 17, 1915/ I Am The/ Resurrection/ and the Life

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Mary Althea Philippa Waterman Age: 32 Birth Date: abt 1862 Birth Place: England Marriage Date: 24 Aug 1894 Marriage County or District: Brant Father: Thomas Waterman Mother: Emma Waterman Spouse: Frederick Kemp Kneller Spouse's Age: 37 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1857 Spouse Birth Place: England Spouse Father: Charles Kneller Spouse Mother: Mary Kneller

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Feb 1858 - Kings Somborne, , Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1881 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - farm - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Mar 1940 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Mar 1940 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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