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

Ethel May Kenshead

Female 1891 - 1970  (79 years)


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  • Name Ethel May Kenshead 
    Born 4 May 1891  Cottingham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Ethel May Barber 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-414321 
    Died 5 Sep 1970  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 Sep 1970  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I414321  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family William Barber 
    Children 
     1. Eileen Barber
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F269509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Sep 1970 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Sep 1970 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mrs. William Barber

      GALT, Mrs. William Barber, formerly of 24 Walnut St., Galt, died today, at Coutts Pavilion, after a brief illness. She was 79. Born at Cottingharn, England, May 4, 1891, she was the former Ethel May Kemshead, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George A. Kemshead. She came to Canada and to Galt, in 1912 and had lived here ever since. Mrs. Barber was well-known for many years as a singer, in Galt. She was a member of the Galt Chorale Society and won prizes for singing at the Canadian National Exhibition and at the Stratford festival. She sang for a number of years in the choir, at Central Presbyterian Church. In recent years she had been an adherent of the Forward Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband: one daughter, Mrs. Allan (Eileen) Schoenfeld of Galt and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Peeling of Brampton. She was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters. The body will be at the Coutts and Son Ltd. Funeral Home, after 2 p.m. today, where service will be conducted, Tuesday, at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Mount View cemetery.

      Kemshead,Ethel May-Barber-death-Kitchener-Waterloo Record 5 Sep 1970 pg 25