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

John McRuer

Male Cal 1851 - 1935  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name John McRuer 
    Born CALC 16 Mar 1851  Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-339768 
    Died 28 Jun 1935  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: Cause: Carcinoma of Prostate (3 years) - Heart Failure 
    Buried 1 Jul 1935  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I339768  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2020 

    Father John McRuer,   b. CALC 25 Dec 1825, Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1915, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Mother Janet Drew,   b. 30 Mar 1828, Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1904, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F13069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Chalmers,   b. 1857, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1940, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1883  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. John McIntyre McRuer,   b. 19 Mar 1885, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917  (Age 31 years)
     2. Margaret Fleming McRuer,   b. 27 Mar 1888, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age 86 years)
     3. Hon. James Chalmers McRuer,   b. 23 Aug 1890, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1985, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F248148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Funeral of John McRuer

      The funeral of the late John McRuer, whose death occurred in Toronto on Friday, in his 85th year, took place to the Ayr Cemetery on Monday afternoon. The services were in charge of Rev. J. E. Reid of Alhambra United Church, Toronto; Prof. J. C. Davidson, Toronto, and Rev. J. W. Currie, Ayr, while the pallbearers were as follows: William and Robert McRuer, Ayr ; Dr. Gordon Chalmers, Dr. Gordon McCormick, James Kingsborough and Albert Walters, Toronto. The late Mr. McRuer was born at Lachute, Que., but lived south of Ayr for about 50 years, leaving for Toronto 21 years ago. Besides his widow, he is survived by one son, John C. McRuer, K. C., and one daughter, Mrs. S. Hannant. He was a brother of the late William McRuer, South Dumfries, and among the nieces and nephews here are the following: Mrs. Morton Hall, Mrs. Jessie Guthrie, Mrs. Jas. G. Fair, William McRuer and Robert McRuer.


      The Ayr News Jul 4 1935 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] M/ John McRuer/ 1825 - 1915/ his wife/ Janet Drew/ 1828 - 1904/ William McRuer/ 1830 - 1852/ H. Duncan McRuer/ 1867 - 1937/ Jessie McRuer Guthrie/ 1886 - 1957/ McRuer
      [Back/West] William McRuer/ 1854 - 1931/ his wife/ Elizabeth Gillam/ 1857 - 1919/ John McRuer/ 1851 - 1935/ his wife/ Mary Chalmers/ 1857 - 1940/ John M. McRuer M. B./ 1885 - 1917/ McRuer

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: John McRuer Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1851 Birth Place: Quebec Age at Death: 84 Death Date: 28 Jun 1935 Death Place: York, Ontario, Canada Father: John McRuer Mother: Jessie McRuer

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Mary Chalmers Age: 25 Birth Date: abt 1858 Birth Place: Wellesley, Ontario Marriage Date: 4 Dec 1883 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: John Chalmers Chalmers Mother: Margareth Chalmers Spouse :John McRuar Spouse's Age: 32 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1851 Spouse Birth Place: Canada Spouse Father: John Mcruar McRuar Spouse Mother: Janet McRuar

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 16 Mar 1851 - Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Dec 1883 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Carcinoma of Prostate (3 years) - Heart Failure - 28 Jun 1935 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Jul 1935 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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