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Norman Meldrum Gray

Male 1881 - 1941  (60 years)


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  • Name Norman Meldrum Gray 
    Born 7 Apr 1881  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1910  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    miller 
    Occupation 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Miller, Mill 
    Residence 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-198924 
    Died 20 Jun 1941  Drumbo, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: Cause: Heart Attack followed by Paralysis 
    Buried 23 Jun 1941  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I198924  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Alexander Gray,   b. 1 Jan 1852, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1920, Greenfield, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ann McCall,   b. CALC 13 Jun 1859, , Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1928, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1879  Waterdown, Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Family ID F19017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bertha May Scott,   b. 26 Aug 1884, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1958, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1920  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Children 
     1. Lloyd Scott Gray,   b. 21 Feb 1918, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1920, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Ernest Edward Gray,   b. 1920, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1987, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F187725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Drumbo News - Drumbo, June 24, 1941

      Death of Norman Gray - The death occurred Friday night of Norman Meldrum Gray, in his sixty-first year. Born at Ayr, eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Gray of Ayr and married Bertha May Scott, thirty-one years ago. He has always lived in the vicinity of Ayr and Drumbo. Mr. Gray had not been in very good health for a few months, never gaining strength since having the 'flu in the Spring. He was repairing a tire at the Bakery door when he collapsed and was taken to his home in the ambulance. Paralysis followed the heart attack and he passed away on Friday night. Mr. Gray was a former Methodist, and after the churches united, was an elder of Willis United Church. He also acted on the school board for several years. Deceased is survived by his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Cecil Taylor (Ilene), Galt, Mrs. Percy Brown (Kathleen), Hamilton, Mrs. Fred Quick (Isabelle), Galt; one son, Ernest of Hamilton; one son, Lloyd Scott, who predeceased him 20 years ago; one brother, Edward Gray, of Flint, Mich.; and two sisters, Mrs. Walter Scott, Mount Hope and Miss Maud Gray of Galt. The funeral took place from his late residence on Monday afternoon, with Rev. Dr. Hogg officiating. Many beautiful floral tributes showed the esteem in which the deceased was held. The pallbearers were: W. S. Murray, G. Hodgson, R. C. Cowan, J. Rounds, H. Bawtinheimer and Nelson Cadwill. Flower bearers, were: the three sons-in-law and one nephew, Gilbert Scott. The burial was in Ayr , Cemetery.

      The Ayr News Jun 26 1941 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S562] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1911, Div 3. Pg. 12.

    2. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 29.

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Norman Meldrum Grey Date of Birth: 7 Apr 1881 Gender: Male Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Alexander Grey Mother's name: Sarah Ann McCall

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21495 (1910), Gray-Scott.
      Norman Meldrum Gray, 29, Miller, of North Dumfries Twp, Son of Alexander Gray & Sarah Ann McCall Married Bertha May Scott, 26, of North Dumfries Twp, daughter of Alexander E. Scott & Catherine Gay Henderson, Witn: Inglis Reid & Edward Gray Both of Ayr, 14 September 1910 In North Dumfries Twp.

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Gray/ In Loving memory of/ Norman M. Gray/ Apr. 7, 1881 - June 20, 1941/ his wife/ Bertha M. Scott/ Aug. 26, 1884 - Dec. 16, 1958/ Lloyd S. Gray/ Feb. 21, 1918 - Sept. 26, 1920/ Ernest E. Gray/ 1920 - 1987/ at Rest

    6. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 12188 (1879), Alex Grey-Sarah Ann McColl.
      Alex Grey, cooper of Ayr, Birth Place: Canada Age: 27 Estimated birth year: abt 1852 Father Name: David Grey Mother Name: Mary Grey Spouse Name: Sarah Ann Mccoll, residence East Flamboro, Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Birth Place: Canada Spouse Father Name: Alex Mccoll Spouse Mother Name: Mary Mccoll Marriage Date: 15 Oct 1879 Marriage Location: Wentworth, Waterdown

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Sarah Ann McColl Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1856 Birth Place: Canada Marriage Date: 15 Oct 1879 Marriage County or District: Wentworth Father: Alex McColl Mother: Mary McColl Spouse: Alex Grey Spouse's Age: 27 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1852 Spouse Birth Place: Canada Spouse Father: David Grey Spouse Mother: Mary Grey

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Norman Meldrum Gray Age: 29 Birth Date: abt 1881 Marriage Date: 14 Sep 1910 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Alexander Gray Mother: Sarah Ann Mccall Gray Spouse: Birtha May Scott Spouse's Age: 26 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1884 Spouse Father: Alexander E Scott Spouse Mother: Cathrine Gay Henderson Scott

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Apr 1881 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - miller - 1910 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Miller, Mill - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Sep 1920 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Heart Attack followed by Paralysis - 20 Jun 1941 - Drumbo, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Jun 1941 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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