1895 - 1986 (91 years)
||Mary Elizabeth Caughell |
||13 May 1895
||Harwich Twp., Kent Co., Ontario 
||Mary Elizabeth Currie |
|Eby ID Number
||4 Jul 1986
||Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||7 Jul 1986
||Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||3 Sep 2019 |
||Rev. John W. Currie, b. 1873, Nottawasaga Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario , d. 26 Mar 1969, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada (Age 96 years) |
||27 Dec 1917
||Kent Co., Ontario 
| ||1. Dr. Eoin Allister Currie, b. 1919, Tara, Arran Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario , d. 29 Dec 1986, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada (Age 67 years)|
| ||2. Donald Currie|
||13 Sep 2019 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
|Born - 13 May 1895 - Harwich Twp., Kent Co., Ontario
|Married - 27 Dec 1917 - Kent Co., Ontario
|Died - 4 Jul 1986 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Buried - 7 Jul 1986 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
- Mrs. J.W. Currie
A former Ayr resident, Mrs. J.W. Currie of St. Luke's Place, Hespeler, passed away in Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Friday, July 4th. She was in her 92nd year. The former Mary Elizabeth Caughell, she was born in Guilds (near Blenheim), a daughter of the late Peter Caughell and Elizabeth Haggart. After graduation from Blenheim School, she studied music and received her A.T.C.M. from Toronto Conservatory of Music. In 1917, she married Rev. J.W. Currie and the couple settled in Tara where he was a Presbyterian minister. They resided there until moving to Ayr in 1924. The Curries served Knox Church here until Rev. Currie retired in 1943. Following retirement the couple remained in Ayr for a further 24 years before moving to Toronto in 1967. Immediately after moving to Toronto they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. While in Ayr, Mrs. Currie was active and made a life member of Presbyterian and later United Church Women organizations. She was also a member of Ayr Women's Institute. Mrs. Currie, whose sight failed in later years, was active with the work of the Canadian National Institute of the Blind. Upon leaving Toronto, Mrs. Currie resided briefly in Ottawa and Kingston before taking up residence at St. Luke's Place. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a brother David Alexander Caughell. Surviving are two sons Don of Ancaster and Eoin of Kincardine; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral service was held Monday at Knox United Church, Ayr. Rev. George Saunders of Ayr, assisted by a grandson Rev. Paul Currie of Windsor, officiated. Interment in Ayr Cemetery. Pallbearers were grandsons Dave, John, Paul and Craig Currie, Anthony Lea and Ian Foulds.
The Ayr News 9 Jul 1986 pg 12
- [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
Name: Mary Elizabeth Caughell Date of Birth: 13 May 1895 Gender: Female Birth Place: Kent, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Peter Caughell Mother's name: Elizabeth Haggart
- [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
Currie/ [Large bronze plaque of United Church crest]
[A] Mary Elizabeth Caughell/ 1895 - 1986/ Wife of/ John Currie [B] John W. Currie M. A. , B. D./ 1873 - 1969/ MInister of/ Knox United Church, Ayr/ 1924 - 1943
- [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
Name: John W Currie Age: 44 Birth Date: abt 1873 Birth Place: Nottawasaga Marriage Date: 27 Dec 1917 Marriage County or District: Kent Father: John Currie Mother: Flora McAllister Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Caughell Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1894 Spouse Birth Place: Harwick (kent Co) Spouse Father: Peter Caughell Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Haggert