Waterloo Region Generations
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Orona "Orrie" Menzie

Female 1861 - 1937  (75 years)


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  • Name Orona "Orrie" Menzie 
    Born 21 Mar 1861  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Orona "Orrie" Codling 
    Residence 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1937  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-341029 
    Died 14 Mar 1937  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Cause: Arteriosclerosis - Apoplexy 
    Buried 16 Mar 1937  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I341029  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2024 

    Family James Thomas Codling,   b. 22 Mar 1854, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1928, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2024 
    Family ID F248679  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. James Codling

      Esteemed Ayr Resident Passes Away on Sunday Mrs. James Codling, an esteemed resident of this village, passed to her reward on Sunday morning at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Dalzell, where she had been making her home.

      The late Mrs. Codling, whose maiden name was Orrie Menzie, was in her 76th year. She had been an invalid for the past four years, but had been confined to her bed for only two weeks.

      Born on the East River road, near Glenmorris, she spent all her life in that neighborhood until corning to Ayr in 1910. She was married shortly alter coming here. A member of Knox United Church, she took a keen interest in mission work , and her kindly, helpful disposition made her many friends. She was the last surviving member of her family. Her husband predeceased her nine years ago.

      Surviving are one stepson, E. C. Codling, Fergus, and one step-daughter, Mrs. Alfred Coles, Port Colborne. Mrs. James A. Dalzell and Miss M. Blain of Ayr are cousins of the deceased.

      There was a large attendance at the funeral which took place to the Ayr Cemetery on Tuesday afternoon, many relatives and old friends being present from the St. George, Glenmorris and Paris districts. The services were in charge of Rev. J. W. Currie, pastor of Knox United Church, assisted by Rev. Mr. Elliott, Baptist minister of St. George, a cousin of the deceased. The pall-bearers were: Jas. G. Fair, Thomas Hall, Karl Rybicki, Wm. Woolsey, R. K. Cowan and A. G. Watson.

      The Ayr News Mar 18 1937 pg 6

  • Sources 
    1. [S1282] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1911, p 8.

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      C/ James T. Codling/ 1854-1928/ Agnes C. Reid his wife/ 1855 - 1909/ Orrie Menzie/ his wife/ 1861 - 1937/ CodlIng

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: Orrie Codling Gender: Female Birth Year: abt 1862 Birth Place: Ontario Age at Death: 75 Death Date: 14 Mar 1937 Death Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Mother: Martha Menzie

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: James Thomas Codling Age: 56 Birth Date: abt 1855 Marriage Date: 16 Feb 1911 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Elijah Codling Mother: Mary Chesney Spouse: Orrie Menzie Spouse's Age: 48 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1863 Spouse Father: Malcolm Menzie Spouse Mother: Martha McPherson

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Mar 1861 - South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Feb 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1937 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Arteriosclerosis - Apoplexy - 14 Mar 1937 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Mar 1937 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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