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

Elizabeth Jane "Eliza" Knowles[1]

Female 1865 - 1943  (77 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Jane "Eliza" Knowles 
    Born 23 Jun 1865  West Garafraxa Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Eliza Knowles  [5
    Name Elizabeth Jane "Eliza" Baird 
    Residence 8 Concession St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-60551P 
    Died 19 Mar 1943  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Cause: Arteriosclerosis - Uraemia - Apoplexy 
    Buried 20 Mar 1943  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I60551  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Jesse Knowles,   b. 18 Oct 1840, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1915, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Isabella Cardy,   b. 1 Feb 1844, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1907, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Family ID F16122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Baird,   b. 29 Mar 1866, Dreghorn, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1948, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1888  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Children 
     1. Cecil Thomas Baird,   b. 6 May 1889, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1910, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     2. Robert Stanley Baird,   b. 6 Sep 1894, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Private James Cardy "Cardy" Baird,   b. 5 Oct 1895, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1917, Vimy Ridge, Pas De Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     4. Isobelle Christine Baird,   b. 26 Oct 1897, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Gordon Ledgerwood "Ledge" Baird,   b. 19 Nov 1899, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1964, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. John Cameron Baird,   b. 24 May 1906, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F15843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In Galt on Wednesday, 20th inst., by Rev. G. H. Cobbledick, B.D., Robt. Baird, to Eliza J. Knowles, both of Galt.

      Galt Reporter - 29 Jun 1888, pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Ledge Baird - 2 Apr 1964.

    2. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-3 Page 12.

    3. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 16 Page 4.

    4. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Robert Baird/ born Mar. 29, 1866/ died Dec. 18, 1948/ his wife/ Eliza Jane Knowles/ born June 23, 1865/ died Mar. 19, 1943/ Cecil K. Baird/ born May 6, 1889/ died April 27, 1910/ Baird

      Jesse Knowles/ died Jan. 4, 1915/ aged 75 years/ Isabella Cardy/ wife of/ Jesse Knowles/ born Feb. 1, 1844/ died May 15, 1907/ their daughter/ Maggie Alberta/ born Nov. 26, 1878/ died April 27, 1894/ Knowles

      J. Cardy Baird/ 5th C.M.R./ killed in action/ in France/ June 18, 1917/ in his 22nd year/ Hamilton & Sons, Guelph

    5. [S1338] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), Marriage of Robert Baird and Elizabeth (Eliza) J. Knowles - 29 Jun 1888, pg 8.

    6. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 037345 (1943).
      Name:Mrs Eliza Barid Gender:Female Age:77 Birth Date:23 Jun Birth Place:Ontario Death Date:19 Mar 1943 Death Place:Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Jesse Knowles Mother:Isabel Knowles Spouse:Robert Baird Certificate Number:037345

    7. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 001952 (1888).
      Name:Robert Baird Age:22 Birth Year:abt 1866 Birth Place:Draghoree Scotland Marriage Date:20 Jun 1888 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Robert Baird Mother:Christina Baird Spouse:Eliza Jane Knowler

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jun 1865 - West Garafraxa Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 8 Concession St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jun 1888 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Arteriosclerosis - Uraemia - Apoplexy - 19 Mar 1943 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Mar 1943 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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