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

Jamesena Gordon McRuer

Female 1886 - 1973  (87 years)


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  • Name Jamesena Gordon McRuer 
    Born 23 Jun 1886  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Jamesena Gordon Fair 
    Occupation John Watson Company, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    works - John Watson Company 
    Occupation 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Stenographer - Foundry office 
    Religion 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1973  Piper St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-57887 
    Died 9 Aug 1973  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 11 Aug 1973  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I57887  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father James McRuer,   b. CALC 30 Jun 1856, Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1886, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Mother Jennie Gordon Kyle,   b. 1866, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Jun 1885  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F14940  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Gladstone Fair,   b. 3 Jul 1869, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1948, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1920  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Jane Gladstone Fair,   b. 26 Aug 1921, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 2008, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F247985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jun 1886 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Stenographer - Foundry office - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Sep 1920 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1973 - Piper St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Aug 1973 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Aug 1973 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • A lifelong resident of Ayr and district, Mrs. James G. Fair, Piper Street, Ayr, passed away at her home on Thursday, August 9th. The former Jamesena Gordon McRuer, she was a daughter of the late James McRuer and Jean Kyle, and was born on the Kyle farm, 7th concession of Blenheim. Except for her very early years, all her life was spent in Ayr. In 1920 she married James Gladstone Fair who predeceased her in 1948. Mr. Fair operated a jewelery business in Ayr for 56 years. Mrs. Fair was in the office of the John Watson Manufacturing Co., Ayr, prior to her marriage and again for several years following Mr. Fair's death. She was a member of Knox United Church, Ayr. Survived by a daughter Mrs. C.S. (Jane) Dunning of Toronto; a brother Austin Nunan and a sister Mrs. R.M. (Nora Nunan) Creeden of Paris. Predeceased by two brothers John and Bernard Nunan. Funeral service was conducted Saturday by Rev. A. Embree of Paris from the Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, Paris. Interment in Ayr Cemetery. Pallbearers were John Creeden, John Nunan, Robert Kyle, John Watson, Murray Smith and Robert McRuer.

      The Ayr News Aug 16 1973 pg 10

  • Sources 
    1. [S326] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1901, Ayr (Village) A Page 1.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Jamesena Gordon McRuer Date of Birth: 23 Jun 1886 Gender: Female Birth County: Oxford Father:: James McRuer Mother: Jennie Gordon Kyle

    3. [S1282] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1911, p 7.

    4. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] James Gladstone Fair/ died Aug. 2nd 1948/ his wife/ Jamesena Gordon McRuer/ died Aug. 9th 1973/ Their daughter/ Jan Gladstone Fair/ 26th Aug. 1921 - 8th Dec. 2008/ Fair
      [Back/West] F/ Duncan McRuer Fair/ Mar. 28, 1863 - Jan. 11, 1929/ his wife Jessie AngelIne Malone/ Jan. 22, 1872 - Mar. 6, 1956/ Fair

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      James McRuer Born: Lachute Quebec Age: 28 Est. Birth: abt 1857 Father: John McRuer Mother: Janet McRuer married Jane G Kyle Age:: 18 Est. Birth: abt 1867 Born: South Dumfries Father: George Kyle Mother: Margaret Kyle married 17 Jun 1885 Marriage Place: Brant, South Dumfries

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: James McRuer Age: 28 Birth Date: abt 1857 Birth Place: Lachute Quebec Marriage Date: 17 Jun 1885 Marriage County or District: Brant Father: John McRuer Mother: Janet McRuer Spouse: Jane G. Kyle Spouse's Age: 18 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1867 Spouse Birth Place: South Dumfries Spouse Father: George Kyle Spouse Mother: Margaret Kyle

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Jamesina G McRuer Age: 35 Birth Date: abt 1885 Birth Place: Township Blenheim Marriage Date: 30 Sep 1920 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: James McRuer Mother: Jane Kyle Spouse: James G Fair Spouse's Age: 51 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1869 Spouse Birth Place: Ayr Spouse Father: Wm Fair Spouse Mother: Jane Gladstone