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

Helen Forbes[1, 2]

Female 1822 - 1905  (83 years)


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  • Name Helen Forbes 
    Born 28 Sep 1822  , Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Helen Glennie 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Free Church 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    R. Presb. 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-53947 
    Died 28 Nov 1905  Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Buried Winterbourne Presbyterian Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I53947  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Family Alexander Glennie,   b. Mar 1818, , Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1895, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Forbes Glennie,   b. 1 Oct 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1922, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. George F. Glennie,   b. 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1932, Gilbert Plains, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Peter Glennie,   b. 1855, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1925, , York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Jessie Glennie,   b. Jul 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1931, Portage La Prairie Cemetery, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     5. Anna Glennie,   b. 1859, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1900, Portage La Prairie, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     6. Mary Glennie,   b. 3 Feb 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1935, Gilbert Plains, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Elizabeth F. Glennie,   b. 18 Jun 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1907, Gilbert Plains, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F29370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Alex Glennie, one of the pioneers of Woolwich T'p, died in Elora last Wednesday aged 83 years. Deceased formerly resided on a farm about 4 miles southeast of Elmira, in Jerusalem section. She was buried on Saturday in the Presbyterian cemetery at Winterbourne. She leaves to mourn her demise 3 sons and 3 daughters one daughter, Annie, (Mrs. Howlett , having died in Manitoba 3 years ago. Those living are George, in Dauphin Lake District, Man., Peter, in Hamilton, John, in Galt, Jessie, (Mrs. Bray) in Portage La Prairie, Man., Mary, in Elora, Lizzie, (Mrs. Laird) near Winnipeg, Man. Deceased was a genial and kind hearted lady, possessing the neighborly characteristic which marked the old pioneers, always willing to sacrifice anything to help others, and was highly respected by all who knew her.


      Elmira Adveriser 1 Dec 1905

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011080-80.
      James Bray, 26, Yeoman, b. East Zorra, Res. NW Territory, son of Abraham and Sarah, married to Jessie Glennie, 22, b. Woolwich, Res. Waterloo Co., daughter of Alexander and Ellen, Witn: Peter Glennie of Woolwich and Elizabeth Skinner of Elora, 2 March 1880 at Woolwich

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11490-81.
      John Howlett, 29, Occ. Farmer, b. Waterloo Twp., Res. Woolwich, son of William and Mary Ann, married Annie Glennie, 21, b. Woolwich, Res. Same, daughter of Alexander Glennie and Ellen Forbes, Witness(es): Elizabeth Skinner of Elora and James Howlett of Woolwich, 1 June 1881 at Woolwich

    3. [S417] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Winterbourne Presbyterian CC#4597 Internet Link.
      Glennie/ Alexander Glennie/ Born March 1818/ Died Aug. 2, 1895/ Helen Forbes/ His Wife/ Born Sept. 28, 1822/ Died Nov. 28, 1905/ Natives Of Aberdeenshire/ Scotland

    4. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 39.

    5. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 1 Page 4.

    6. [S956] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Advertiser, "Obituary of Mrs. Alex Glennie," 1 Dec 1905.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Sep 1822 - , Aberdeenshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Church - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - R. Presb. - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Nov 1905 - Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Winterbourne Presbyterian Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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