Waterloo Region Generations
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Margaret Cochrane

Female 1865 - 1944  (78 years)


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  • Name Margaret Cochrane 
    Born 23 Feb 1865  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Maggie Cochrane 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presbyterian 
    Residence 1891  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-57889 
    Died 12 Feb 1944  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 14 Feb 1944  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I57889  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Father Samuel Cochrane,   b. 12 Jan 1828, , Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1901, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Christina Turner,   b. 3 Apr 1827, , Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1902, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F14944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Margaret Cochrane

      Lifelong Resident of this Community Passes in Her 80th Year

      The death occurred at her residence in Ayr on Saturday at 11.30 a.m. of Miss Margaret Cochrane, in her 80th year, after a lengthy illness. Miss Cochrane was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Cochrane, Scottish pioneers, and was born on the Cochrane homestead, south of Ayr. She was the last member of the family. Miss Cochrane was a member of Knox United Church and took a deep interest in the different women's organizations of the congregation. She lived in this community during the whole of her lifetime, residing on Swan street for many years. The following nieces and nephews survive: Mrs. Charles Gunn, Mrs. Thomas Ritchie, Marshall Cochrane, Ernest Cochrane and Robert Cochrane. The Funeral - There was a large attendance at the funeral, which took place from her late residence, Swan street, on Monday afternoon to Ayr Cemetery. The services were in charge of Rev. R. A. Steed, pastor of Knox United Church, and the pallbearers were: Albert Gillespie, John A. Manson, P. L. Gourlay, John Easton, R. E. Maeder and Thomas Easton.

      The Ayr News Feb 17 1944 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S326] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1901, Ayr (Village) A Page 5.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 3.

    3. [S564] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1891, pg 12.

    4. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Robert Cochrane/ died Feb. 6, 1918/ In his 59th year/ Christina Marshall/ his wife/ died June 27, 1944/ In Her 62nd year/ A. Marshall Cochrane/ Feb. 21, 1890 - June 15, 1963/ beloved wife/ Mary Janet Cochrane/ Feb. 15, 1851 - Mar. 10, 1961
      [Left/South] John Cochrane/ died Mar. 19, 1940/ aged 79 years
      [Back/West] In Loving memory/ of/ Samuel Cochrane/ died Nov. 14th 1901/ aged 74 years/ his wife/ Christina Turner/ died August 15th 1902/ aged 75 years/ Thou Art My Portion Saith My Soul/ Cochrane
      [Right/North] Robert S./ Cochrane/ born/ Jan. 28, 1905/ died July 12, 1968/ Margaret Cochrane/ died Feb. 12, 1944/ In Her 80th year.
      [A] Margaret [B] John [C] Mother [D] Father

    5. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Sect. 2 Page 28.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Feb 1865 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1891 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Feb 1944 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Feb 1944 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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