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

Alfred Howitt

Male Abt 1850 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Alfred Howitt 
    Born Abt 1850 
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-57612 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I57612  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2022 

    Family Elizabeth Ann Parks,   b. Abt 1850,   d. Yes, date unknown 
     1. Ethel Howitt,   b. Between 1886 and 1887, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F21493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

      At her home on the Waterloo Rd. in Gourock on Thursday, July 19, 1923, aged 54 years. Daughter of the late Alfred Howitt. Born in Puslinch, she lived there all her life. Previous to her marriage, she lived with her sister, Mrs. Douglas Sorby. She married thirteen years ago to William Darby, who survives her. There were no children. She had been in failing health for the last five months but hopes were held out for her recovery till the last, when she slept peacefully away. Her illness was due to goitre. She was a devoted member of the Methodist Church and always took a great interest in Kirkland Memorial Church and was a member of the choir for some years. Besides her husband, she leaves three sisters, Mrs. Sorby of Waterloo Rd. ; Mrs. W. Ireland of Hespeler; and Mrs. Robert Fyfe of Paisley Block. The funeral, which took place on Saturday, was largely attended. The obsequies were conducted by Rev. Green of Freelton, a former pastor at Zion Methodist Church. Six brothers-in-law acted as pallbearers: R. Fyfe, C. Darby, W. Friendship, F. Barber of Salem, M. Colling of Lovell and E. Holm. Interment Guelph Cemetery.

      -Information from the death certificate: Born on March 3, 1869, daughter of Alfred Howitt and Elizabeth Parkes. Informant - her husband, Alex Darby of R. R. #6, Guelph.

      A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 1, Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
      Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark