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

Ellen Maria Grant

Female 1875 - 1952  (77 years)


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  • Name Ellen Maria Grant 
    Born 20 Aug 1875  Erin, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Ellen Maria Gillies 
    Name Ellen Maria Taylor 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338823 
    Died 12 Nov 1952  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 15 Nov 1952  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I338823  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Family 1 Charles William Taylor,   b. 1857, Downie Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Oct 1894  Georgetown, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Arthur Taylor,   b. 2 May 1897, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F56151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John W. Gillies,   b. 1870, Little's Corners, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1943, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1910  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F247846  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. John Gillies (nee Ellen Grant) of Walter Street, Ayr, died 12th November, 1952, at Galt General Hospital following an illness of 16 days. She was born 20th August, 1875, at Erin, Ontario, a daughter of William Grant whose birth during 1826 in eastern Ontario was of United Empire Loyalist parents. She was married on the 18th October, 1884, at St. Mary's to Charles W. Taylor, who died as the result of an accident in 1898. She was re-married 25th March, 1910, to John Gillies of South Dumfries who lived in that township until his death nine years ago. Since 1943 Mrs. Gillies had resided on Walter Street, Ayr. She is survived by one son, William A. Taylor, of London; one sister, Martha A. Wheeler, of Toronto, and the following stepdaughters and stepson: Mrs. Florence Walker, Arden, Manitoba; Mrs. S. B. Chapple, Teeswater, Ont., and J. Stanley Taylor, of Hillside Beach, Manitoba. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. W. D. Goodger at Knox United Church, Ayr, on Saturday afternoon. Interment was made in the Ayr Cemetery. The pallbearers were: Marshall Gillies, R.R. 3, Ayr; Wm. G. Hall, Ayr; Grant Ritchie, Ayr; Lawrence E. Gillies, Paris; Dennis Rodrigues and Croft Taylor, London.

      The Ayr News Nov 20 1952 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Thomas A. Gillies/ 1863 - 1937/ Mary Marshall/ wife of Thos. A. Gillies/ 1867 - 1933/ John Marshall Gillies/ 1901 - 1970
      [Back/West] In memory of/ John Gillies/ died March 2nd 1907/ In his 76th year/ his wife/ Martha Jane Bell/ died June 24th 1915/ In Her 78th year/ Gillies
      [Right/North] John Gillies/ 1870 - 1943/ his wife/ Ellen M. Taylor/ (Nee Grant)/ 1875 - 1952

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: John Gillies Age: 38 Birth Date: abt 1872 Marriage Date: 24 Mar 1910 Marriage County or District: York Father: John Gillies Mother: Martha J Bell Gillies Spouse: Helen M Taylor Spouse's Age: 34 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1876 Spouse Father: Wm Grant Elizabeth Grant Ryder Taylor Spouse Mother: Taylor

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1894 - Georgetown, Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1910 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Nov 1952 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Nov 1952 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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