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

Alfred Hall

Male 1874 - 1939  (65 years)


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  • Name Alfred Hall 
    Born 8 Aug 1874  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation lawyer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-341689 
    Died 19 Nov 1939  Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 24 Nov 1939  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I341689  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Father John Hall,   b. 1825, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1899, Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Christina Drysdale,   b. 1830, Glasgow, , Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1918, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Family ID F45388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Alfred Hall - Plattsville - The funeral service for the late Alfred Hall was held in the home on the farm, 10th Concession of Blenheim, on Friday afternoon. After the service the remains were taken to Ayr cemetery for interment. Pallbearers were Messrs. Fred Mitchell, Burwell Harrison, Les McDonald, Jakie Gofton, G. Wallace and Gordon Ronald. The flower bearers were Messrs. A. Hanccok, John Duncan, Harvey Schermerhorn and Stuart Green. Deceased was born Aug. 8th, 1874, and died Nov. 19, 1939, on the farm home. He was the youngest son of John Hall and Christina Drysdale. He attended the local school and Woodstock High School. He graduated from St. Catharines High School, winning the Governor General's Scholarship for general proficiency. He attended Toronto University, gaining his M.A. degree with First Class Honours, winning the gold medal, and took a post-graduate course at Cornell University, U.S.A. He was a member of the Drumbo United Church where Dr. Hogg, who officiated at the service, is pastor. Surviving are two sons, Dr. John Hall of Lestock, Saskatchewan, and Donald F., a lawyer, of Toronto; two sisters, Miss Ella Hall, 10th concession, and Elizabeth (Mrs. John Linton) of Toronto. The late Alfred Hall attended Osgoode Hall, practiced law for some years, and for the past years lived with his sister on the farm.

      The Ayr News Dec 1 1939 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Alfred Hall/ M.A. L.L.B. B.C.L. Ph.D./ 1874 - 1939

    2. [S3172] Find A Grave, Cemetery, Ayr, North America, Waterloo Municipality, and Ayr Cemetery. 1874. " Alfred Hall (1874-1939) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.Com. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/171846129/alfred-hall.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Aug 1874 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Nov 1939 - Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Nov 1939 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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