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

Grace Catherine Rossell

Female Cal 1883 - 1943  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name Grace Catherine Rossell 
    Born CALC 24 Sep 1883  Glenshee, Charlotteville Twp., Norfolk Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Grace Catherine McKnight 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-353833 
    Died 12 Sep 1943  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: Cause: Arteriosclerosis - Chronic Nephritis and Myocarditis - Hemiplegia 
    Buried 15 Sep 1943  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I353833  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family John James McKnight,   b. 4 Sep 1889, Argyle Twp., Rock Lake Co., Baldur, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1970, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Cecil Seymour McKnight,   b. 9 Sep 1915, Rockton, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1995, St. Catharines, Welland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F252584  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Arteriosclerosis - Chronic Nephritis and Myocarditis - Hemiplegia - 12 Sep 1943 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Sep 1943 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • MRS. JOHN McKNIGHT

      PRESTON. Sept. 13— Illness of 13 months duration culminated in the death at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, at 5: 30 yesterday morning of Grace Katherine Rossell, wife of John J. McKnight, a well-known Preston resident for the past 27 years. Mrs. McKnight had been confined to the hospital for the past week. In her 60th year, the late Mrs. McKnight was born in Glenshee, Norfolk County and before making her home in Preston had resided in Delhi and Rockton. A member of the local Baptist Church she took an active part in church work. Her husband, three sons, Victory George Johnston, of Los Angeles, Donald John McKnight, Toronto and Sgt. Cecil S. McKnight of Halifax and four grandchildren survive. An infant son, Neil McKnight, predeceased her in 1927. The remains are resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home, from where the funeral will be held on Wednesday with service at the Baptist Church at 3 p.m. Interment will be in the Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 13 Sep 1943 pg 13

  • Sources 
    1. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Mcknight/ Grace C./ 1883 - 1943/ John J./ 1889 - 1970/ Until The Day Break./ [Footstones] Father/ Mother.

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Grace Catherine Mc KNIGHT Gender:Female Age:59 Birth Date:24 Sep 1883 Birth Place:Glenshee Ont. Death Date:12 Sep 1943 Death Place:Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Ezekial Rossell Mother:Catherine Hevey Spouse:John J Mc Knight