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

Sarah Newcombe

Female 1847 - 1909  (62 years)


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  • Name Sarah Newcombe 
    Born 10 Mar 1847  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/148757747 
    Residence 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    E. Church 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-234311 
    Died 16 Aug 1909  Hemlock Point, Lake Joseph, Muskoka District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I234311  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Nelson Newcombe,   b. 7 Jun 1811, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1865, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Veronica "Franey" "Fanny" Kinzie,   b. 10 Apr 1825, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1857, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F224132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Sarah Newcombe Portrait
    Sarah Newcombe Portrait
    Peter Allison originally shared this on 07 Nov 2017 to Ancestry Public Member Trees

  • Notes 
    • married Henry Bradford Clark b. March 17, 1849, d. Jan. 14, 1946, both buried Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto

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      Avis Birdina Maude Clark (1883-1971)
      Educator.


      Born at Toronto, Ontario on 8 September 1883, daughter of Henry Bradford Clark and Sarah Newcombe and niece of C. W. Clark, she was first-cousin to C. K. Newcombe and Harold Newcombe. Educated at Harbord Collegiate (Toronto) and McGill University, she also took a course of studies at the Sorbonne in Paris. She came to Manitoba where she taught French at Kelvin High School and Daniel McIntyre Collegiate, retiring from the latter in 1943. She was active in the Winnipeg Teachers' Association and helped to set up the Winnipeg Retired Teachers' Pension Plan. She also assisted in the formation of the Manitoba Branch of the Canadian Consumers Association, and took an active role in the control of milk prices for consumers.

      Instrumental in the 1938 acquisition of the Gordon House for the University Women's Club, she served as UWC President from 1945 to 1947. She also served on the executive of the Canadian Federation of University Women. For 28 years, she lived with Roland McWilliams and Margaret McWilliams including during the period of their residence in Government House. Following Margaret's death in 1952, she married Roland on 3 October of the following year. She died at her Winnipeg home, 901-71 Roslyn Road, on 23 April 1971.

      Goldsborough, G. (2019). Memorable Manitobans: Avis Birdina Maude Clark (1883-1971). Mhs.mb.ca. Retrieved 9 December 2019, from https://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/clark_abm.shtml

  • Sources 
    1. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 6.

    2. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 3 Page 18.

    3. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 19522 (1909), Sarah Clark.

    4. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, M., America, N., Municipality, T., & Cemetery, M. (1847). Sarah Newcomb Clark (1847-1908) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 14 December 2019, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/148757747.

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huether, Minister of The Gospel of The Evangelical Lutheran Church At Preston report 39.
      Nelson Newcombe, to Frenny Kinsey, both of Waterloo. 21 Nov. 1844.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1847 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - E. Church - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, York Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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