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

Rev. John Smith Hardie

Male Cal 1852 - 1931  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name John Smith Hardie 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born CALC 21 Aug 1852  Forfar, , Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    minister Stanley Street Presbyterian Church 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-341944 
    Died 9 Sep 1931  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: Cause: Old Age with Dilation of Heart 
    Buried 11 Sep 1931  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I341944  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2020 

    Family Mary A. Herrett,   b. 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1924, Ashfield Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Gladstone Hardie,   b. 18 Nov 1890, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F249026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Rev. John Smith Hardie
    Rev. John Smith Hardie

  • Notes 
    • REV. JOHN SMITH HARDIE, Presbyterian Minister, Ayr, Ont. , was born at Forfar, Scotland, August 2ist, 1852. He received his early education at the parish schools, Forfar. At the age of fourteen, he entered mercantile life. In 1871, he came to the United States, and two years afterwards, to Brantford, Out. In due time, he entered Knox College, Toronto, where he completed his theological course, graduating in April, 1885. As soon as licensed, he was called to Stanley Street Church, Ayr, and on June 2nd, 1885, he was ordained and inducted into his present charge where he has been much blessed in his labor. He is a spirited citizen, possesses great industry, and is active in temperance and social reform. Mr. Hardie married, August i2th, 1885, Mary A., daughter of Thomas Herrett, merchant, Guelph, Ont.

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      Rev J. S. Hardie

      The death occurred in London on Wednesday of Rev. J. S. Hardie, a former pastor of Stanley Street Presbyterian Church, Ayr, aged about 70 years. Rev. Mr. Hardie was pastor here for some twelve years, leaving about 31 years ago for Listowel. He was a fearless speaker and, when residing here, was considered one of the best preachers in the Paris Presbytery. He is survived by three children: Stanley, Margaret and David. The funeral will take place from his late residence, London, on Friday afternoon at 12.30 p.m., and will proceed by motor to Ayr Cemetery, where he will be buried by the side of his wife, who died some ten years ago. It is expected the funeral cortege will arrive here between 3 and 4 o'clock.

      The Ayr News Sep 10 1931 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Hardie
      [A] Father/ Rev. J. S. Hardie/ 1852 - 1931 [B] Mother/ Mary A. Herrett/ 1856 - 1924 [C] Daughter/ Margaret C. Hardie/ 1890 - 1966 [D] Children

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: John Smith Hardie Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1852 Birth Place: Scotland Age at Death: 79 Death Date: 9 Sep 1931 Death Place: Middlesex, Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 21 Aug 1852 - Forfar, , Angus, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - minister Stanley Street Presbyterian Church - - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Old Age with Dilation of Heart - 9 Sep 1931 - London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Sep 1931 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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