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

John Currie Bell

Male 1882 - 1956  (73 years)


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  • Name John Currie Bell 
    Born 27 Oct 1882  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338728 
    Died 26 Aug 1956  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 28 Aug 1956  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I338728  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Father John Bell,   b. 31 Mar 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1902, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Margaret Pringle "Maggie" Currie,   b. CALC 18 Sep 1856, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1938, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1880  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F186842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alberta Stidwell,   b. 1883,   d. 4 Nov 1943  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1909  St. Thomas, Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. W. J. Bell
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F247807  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John C. Bell Passes

      A popular former resident of Blenheim Township, well known in the Ayr district, John Currie Bell died in South Waterloo Memorial Hospital, Galt, on Sunday. He was 73 years of age. Born on the 10th Concession of Blenheim, on the farm now owned by Richard Barrie, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Bell. Following his marriage to Alberta Stidwell, who predeceased him, they moved to Milton where he operated a feed store for some time. Later Mr. Bell came to Galt where he operated a hardware business in partnership with his brother, the late James Bell, for 16 years. Mr. Bell remained in Galt until a few weeks ago when he moved to Branchton. He attended First United Church and was a member of the Sons of Scotland, the Galt Curling Club and Soper Park Bowling Club. Surviving are a son, W. J. Bell of Branchton; a brother, Roy, of Toronto; three sisters, Mrs. George (Agnes) Lawrence, Ayr, Mrs. W. (Alice) Stahle, Doon, and Mrs. John (Mamie) Gregg of Toronto. Service was held from the Little Funeral Home, Galt, on Tuesday with interment in Ayr Cemetery.

      The Ayr News Aug 30 1956 pg 12

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/West] John Bell/ died Dec. 26, 1902/ In his 54th year/ Margaret Currie/ his wife/ died May 28, 1938/ In Her 81st year/ Corp. Robert P. son/ Killed In Action In France/ Oct. 1st 1918/ In his 27th year/ He Gave his Today for Our Tomorrow/ Bell/ + [veteran's Poppy]
      [Back/East] John C. Bell/ died Aug. 26, 1956/ Alberta Stidwell his wife/ died Nov. 4, 1943
      [Right/South] Norman/ died/ Nov. 22, 1893/ aged 8 years/ 11 Mo's. & 22 D's./ Ernest/ died/ Jan. 15, 1897/ aged 1 year/ 2 Mo's. & 24 D's./ children of/ J. & M. Bell

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: John Bell Age: 29 Birth Date: abt 1851 Birth Place: Tp N Dumfries Marriage Date: 17 Mar 1880 Marriage County or District: Oxford Father: John Bell Mother: Mary Bell Spouse: Maggie Pringle Currie Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1857 Spouse Birth Place: Blenheim Township Spouse Father: John Currie Spouse Mother: Agnes Currie

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: John Bell Age: 27 Birth Date: abt 1882 Marriage Date: 28 Oct 1909 Marriage County or District: Elgin Father: John Bell Mother: Margaret Currie Spouse: Alberta Stedwell Spouse's Age: 24 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1883 Spouse Father: William Stedwell Spouse Mother: Caroline Cary

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Oct 1882 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Oct 1909 - St. Thomas, Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Aug 1956 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Aug 1956 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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