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

Jessie Drew McRuer

Female 1886 - 1957  (71 years)


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  • Name Jessie Drew McRuer 
    Born 7 Jun 1886  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Jessie Drew Guthrie 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-340756 
    Died 13 Sep 1957  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 16 Sep 1957  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I340756  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William McRuer,   b. CALC 21 Jun 1854, Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1931, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Gillam,   b. 1857, North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1919, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1882  North Norwich Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F248213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wylie Guthrie,   b. 1886,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 27 Dec 1911  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Marguerite Guthrie
     2. Jessie Mae Guthrie
     3. George Guthrie
     4. William Wyllie Guthrie,   b. 28 Dec 1912, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1998, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F248581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jun 1886 - South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Dec 1911 - South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Sep 1957 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Jessie M. Guthrie

      The death occurred at Willett Hospital, Paris, on Friday of Mrs. Jessie McRuer Guthrie in her 72nd year. A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William McRuer, she was born on the family farm west of the White School and spent most of her life in this district. Before moving to Paris in the early 1940's, she resided with her young family in Ayr for a number of years where she was well known by a wide circle of friends. She was a member of Paris Presbyterian Church. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Calvin Reid (Marguerite) and Miss Jessie Mae, both of Paris; two sons, William of South Dumfries and George of State College, Pennsylvania; two brothers, William of South Dumfries and Robert of Blenheim Township. Eight grandchildren also survive. The Funeral The funeral was held from the Cumming Funeral Home, Paris, on Monday with Rev. Walter Kennedy officiating. Interment was made in Ayr Cemetery. The pallbearers were nephews: Neil McRae, Lambeth; Andrew McRae, Ancaster; Douglas and Robert Hall, Plattsville: Donald McRuer, Leamington, and Gordon McRuer, Blenheim Township.

      The Ayr News Sep 19 1957 pg 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Janet D McRuer Date of Birth: 7 Jun 1886 Gender: Female Birth Place: Brant, Ontario, Canada Father's name: William McRuer Mother's name: Elisabeth Gillham

    2. [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

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Elizabeth Gillam Age: 24 Birth Date: abt 1858 Birth Place: North Norwich Marriage Date: 5 Apr 1882 Marriage County or District: Oxford Father: Johna Gillam Mother: Rachel Gillam Spouse: William McKeur Spouse's Age: 27 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1855 Spouse Birth Place: Argantreul Quebec Spouse Father: John McKeur Spouse Mother: Janet McKeur

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Jessie Dren McRuer Age: 24 Birth Date: abt 1887 Marriage Date: 27 Dec 1911 Marriage County or District: Brant Father: William McRuer Mother: Elizabeth Gillam Spouse: Wylie Guthrie Spouse's Age: 24 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1887 Spouse Father: William Guthrie Spouse Mother: Margaret Gemmel