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

Elizabeth Keachie

Female 1843 - 1885  (42 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Keachie 
    Born 1843  Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Adair 
    Residence 1867  Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    W. Presbyterian Canada 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-33421 
    Died 12 Nov 1885  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Inflammation 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I33421  Generations
    Last Modified 10 May 2022 

    Father James Bailey "Bailey" Keachie,   b. CALC 12 Oct 1812, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1883, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Mary Margaret McKenzie,   b. CALC 24 Jun 1813, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1896, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1835  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F19909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John McNeil Adair,   b. 29 Aug 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1923, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. Alexander Adair,   b. 12 Mar 1868, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary McNeil Adair,   b. 2 Nov 1869, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Agnes Adair,   b. 8 May 1871, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1898, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     4. Jane Maria Adair,   b. 2 Dec 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1944, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. James Bailey Adair,   b. 4 May 1879, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2022 
    Family ID F8746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death of Mrs. John Adair

      It is with deep regret that we announce today the death of Elizabeth Keachie, beloved wife of Mr. John Adair, of East Dumfries. She passed away yesterday (Thursday) morning, at half-past 5 o'clock, inflammation being the direct cause of death. The deceased was born in Beverly in November, 1843, being a daughter of Mr. James Keachie. She was widely known and respected, and her death at the comparatively early age of 42 is sincerely regretted. She leaves a husband and five children to mourn their irreparable loss.

      The funeral of Mrs. Adair will take place this (Friday) afternoon, at 3.o'clock, from her .late residence to Galt cemetery.

      Galt Reporter Nov 13 1885 pg 1

      __________________

      In North Dumfries, on Thursday morning, 12th Nov., at half-past 5 o'clock, Elizabeth Keachie, beloved wife of John Adair, in her 42nd year.

      Funeral, this (Friday) afternoon, at 3 o'clock, from the residence of her husband, to Galt Cemetery.

      Galt Reporter Nov 13 1885 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Adair Born: Dumfries Res: Dumfries Age: 24 Father: Alexander Mother: Agnes McNeil Born: 1843 Spouse: Elizabeth Keachie Age: 23 born: Beverly Township Res: Beverly Township Born: 1844 Father: James B. Mother: Mary McKenzie married 14 Jun 1867

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 63.

    3. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Sect. 1 Page 23.

    4. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 017204 (1885).
      Name:Elizabeth Reachie Adair Gender:Female Age:42 Birth Date:abt 1843 Birth Place:Beverly Death Date:12 Nov 1885 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    5. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      [NW] In memory of/ Elizabeth KEACHIE/ wife of/ John Adair/ whose body is here laid/ away in the sure hope of a/ glorious resurrection when/ the trumpet shall sound/ aged 42 years/ gone home/ in her 27th year/ Agnes Adair/ 1898/

    6. [S507] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - First United Presbyterian.
      James B. HECHNIE, married Mary McKENZIE. 3 Dec. 1835. Witnesses Thomas McKENZIE and James SCRIMGEOUR

    7. [S575] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - United Presbyterian.

    8. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 26 Jun 1867.
      Adair, John married 14 Jun 1867 to Elizabeth Keachie By Rev. Mr. Acheson. Groom, of Dumfries; bride, fourth daughter of J.B. Keachie, Beverly.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1843 - Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1867 - Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1867 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - W. Presbyterian Canada - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Inflammation - 12 Nov 1885 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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