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

William Wallace Edgar

Male 1890 - 1959  (69 years)


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  • Name William Wallace Edgar 
    Born 22 May 1890  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farmer 
    • Threshing machine owned by Allan Edgar, while on his brother William T. Edgar's farm. Men in the photograph Allan Egard, Murdo McRae, Wallace Edgar, Morton Guthrie, John Edgar and Hunter Cassady.
    Edgar,Allan-0001-ThreshingMachine-TweedsmuirHistoryVol3.jpg
    Edgar,Allan-0001-ThreshingMachine-TweedsmuirHistoryVol3.jpg
    Threshing machine owned by Allan Edgar, while on his brother William T. Edgar's farm. Men in the photograph Allan Egard, Murdo McRae, Wallace Edgar, Morton Guthrie, John Edgar and Hunter Cassady.- Image from Tweendsmuir History Vol 4. Kitchener Public Library
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-340072 
    Died 8 Jun 1959  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 10 Jun 1959  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I340072  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father James Allan "Allan" Edgar,   b. CALC 4 Dec 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1930, Brantford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Margaret W. Guthrie,   b. 1864, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1902, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1888  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F248328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Wallace Edgar Dies

      The death occurred at. Willett Hospital, Paris, on Monday of William Wallace Edgar, Hit 3, Ayr, aged 70 years. Born in the Paris district, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Edgar. He lived at Straticlair, Man., for many years, returning to this district about 20 years ago. In recent years he had resided with his cousins, Misses Elizabeth and Mary Black, North Dumfries-Blenheim townline. He was a member of Knox United Church here. Surviving are three brothers, John and James Edgar of Paris and Morton Edgar of London. Funeral service was held at Cumming's Funeral Home, Paris, today (Wednesday) with interment in Ayr Cemetery. Rev. W. J. V. Buchanan officiated.

      The Ayr News Jun 11 1959 pg 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: William Edgar Date of Birth: 22 May 1890 Gender: Male Birth Place: Brant, Ontario, Canada Father's name: James Edgar Mother's name: Margaret Guthrie

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] James A. Edgar/ died Sept. 18, 1930/ In his 69th year/ Margaret W. Guthrie,/ wife of/ James A. Edgar/ died Sep. 28, 1902/ In Her 38th year/ Christena McCormick/ his wife/ died May 13, 1938/ In Her 73rd year/ Edgar [A] Mother [B] Father [C] Mother
      [Right/North] Wm. Wallace Edgar. 1890 - 1959
      [Back/West] J. Morton Guthrie/ 1882 - 1971/ Olive B. Marshall his wife/ 1888 - 1968/ John Guthrie/ 1832 - 1913/ Elizabeth Morton/ his wife/ 1840 - 1928/ Guthrie.
      [D] Olive Bell/ Guthrie. [E] John Morton/ Guthrie [F] Mother [G] Father

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Jas A Edgar Age: 26 Birth Date: abt 1862 Birth Place: North Dumfries Marriage Date: 28 Mar 1888 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: William Edgar Mother: K Deans Spouse: Margaret W Guthrie Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1865 Spouse Birth Place: Blenheim, Ontario Spouse Father: John Guthrie Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Morton

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 May 1890 - South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Jun 1959 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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