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

Emma Alberta "Bertie" Cathcart

Female 1883 - 1962  (79 years)


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  • Name Emma Alberta "Bertie" Cathcart 
    Born 1 Mar 1883  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Anna Alberta Cathcart 
    Name Emma Alberta "Bertie" Boyd 
    Religion 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-299382P 
    Died 30 Dec 1962  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I299382  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Robert Cathcart,   b. 6 Aug 1850, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1938, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Anne Jane Coulter,   b. 1 Oct 1846, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1929, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1873  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F13171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emerson C. Boyd,   b. 6 May 1875, Elma Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1964, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1903  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Arnold Boyd,   b. 1904, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Harold Elmer Boyd,   b. 29 Jun 1904, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Gertrude Boyd,   b. 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Violetta Gertrude "Violet" Boyd,   b. 15 Mar 1908, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mareita Boyd,   b. 1911, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Robert Camerson Boyd,   b. 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F238257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Mar 1883 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Sep 1903 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Dec 1962 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • MRS. EMERSON C. BOYD - Mrs. Emerson C. Boyd, 79, of Linwood, died Sunday, Dec. 30 at the Elmira Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
      Born near Linwood, her maiden name was Alberta Cathcart, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cathcart. She had spent all her life in Linwood where she was a member of the Linwood United Church and the Ladies Auxiliary.

      Surviving are her husband to whom she was married in 1903; two sons, Harold and Robert Cameron, both of Kitchener; two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Phillips of St. Thomas and Mrs. Alfred (Marieta) Holst of St. Jacobs; one brother, Wesley Cathcart of Fergus and five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Two sisters predeceased her. The body was at the Dreisinger Funeral Parlor, Elmira, until Wednesday when removal was made to Linwood United Church for service. Rev. Charles K. Forrest and Rev. Adolph Kappes officiated. Interment was in Hawkesville Cemetery.

      Elmira Signet Jan 2 1963 pg 4

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-5 Page 9.

    2. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub Dist. 10 Page 6.

    3. [S120] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Hawkesville Union CC#4529 Waterloo Region Branch, OGS.
      Boyd/ Emerson C/ May 6 1875/ June 1 1964/ his beloved wife/ Alberta/ March 1 1883/ Dec 30 1962/ Into Thy hands/ We commend our spirits

    4. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Mrs. Emerson C. Boyd - Jan 2 1963 pg 4.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Robert Cathcart Age:23 Birth Date:abt 1850 Birth Place:Canada Marriage Date:1 Apr 1873 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Robert Cathcart Mother:Jane Cathcart Spouse:Ann Jane Coulter Spouse's Age:24 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1849 Spouse Birth Place:United States Spouse Father:James Coulter Spouse Mother:Annie Coulter