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

William Lockie

Male 1872 - 1940  (67 years)


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  • Name William Lockie 
    Born 20 Jul 1872  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership First United Church, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian Canada 
    Occupation 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer Son 
    Elected Office 1924  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Council - North Dumfries Township 
    Elected Office 1928  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Council - Waterloo County 
    Elected Office 1928  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Councilor - North Dumfries Township 
    Elected Office 1928  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Reeve - North Dumfries Township 
    Interesting politics, public service, agriculture, insurance 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-72487 
    Died 25 Jun 1940  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 27 Jun 1940  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I72487  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Father John Lockie,   b. 12 Apr 1842, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1917, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Annie Scott,   b. 15 May 1845, Stockport, , Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1938, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 24 May 1865  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F18933  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth "Bessie" Hall,   b. 14 Nov 1876, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1944, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1920  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F29476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Lockie was born on July 20, 1872 a son of John Lockie and Annie Scott. Mr. Lockie was a director of the South Waterloo Agricultural Society for many years and was the society's president in 1938. He was also a director of the North Dumfries and South Waterloo Mutual Fire Insurance Company from 1931 to 1940 and of the North Dumfries Plowmen's Association for a number of years. Mr. Lockie sat as a councillor on the North Dumfries township council from 1924 to 1927 and was the North Dumfries township reeve in 1928 and 1929. He died on June 25, 1940 and is buried in Mount View Cemetery.


      Cambridge Mosaic, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge

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      WILLIAM LOCKIE DIED HERE TODAY

      One of the most respected residents of North Dumfries township, William Lockie, passed away this morning in his 68th year. Death came after an illness of three weeks duration, but Mr. Lockie had not been in good health for the past year. With his passing this district loses one who, throughout his life, had been active in community interests, Mr. Lockie was active in his church, in municipal life and in all spheres for the well being of the district. He was an active and attentive worker of First United church and was on the board of managers for many years, up until the time of his death. He served as councillor on the North Dumfries township council from the years, 1924 to 1927 inclusive and in the years, 1928 and 1929 held the office of reeve. Mr. Lockie was a director for many years of the South Waterloo agricultural society and headed this organization as president, in 1938. He was a director of the North Dumfries plowmen's association, for many years and had been a director of the North Dumfries and South Waterloo fire insurance company, since 1931. Mr. Lockie was the son of the late John Lockie and Annie Scott. He was born on the family homestead of Locksco farm, which he operated with his brother, Alex Lockie. He is survived by his wife, Bessie Hall; two brothers, Thomas Lockie, West River road and Alex, Sprague's road and two sisters, Mrs. John Alison, Galt, and Mrs. W. J. Carter, Mattoon, Ill. A sister, Mrs. Fred Forester, Toronto, predeceased him a year ago. The funeral will take place from the residence, on Thursday, at 2.30 p.m., with interment, in Mount View cemetery.

      The Galt Daily Reporter 1940

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-3 Page 7.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 10.

    3. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 46.

    4. [S2858] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, Birth Certificate 021122 (1872).
      Name:William Lockie Date of Birth:20 Jul 1872 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:John Lockie Mother's name:Ann Scott

    5. [S1450] Waterloo County Councillors A Collective Biography.

    6. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      LOCKIE/ in loving memory of/ William LOCKIE/ July 20, 1872 - June 25, 1940/ dearly beloved husband of/ Bessie HALL/ Nov. 14, 1876 - Oct. 9, 1944/ Alexander LOCKIE/ Oct. 31, 1874 - Sept. 5, 1953/

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Lockie Birth Place: Dumfries Residence: Dumfries Age: 24 Father Name: John Mother Name: Jane Milroy Spouse Name: Annie Scott Spouse's Age: 25 Spouse Birth Place: Scotland Spouse residence: Dumfries Spouse Father Name: Alexander Spouse Mother Name: Annie Seal? Marriage Date: 25 May 1865 Marriage County: Waterloo

    8. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 026232 (1920).
      Name:Wm Lockie Age:48 Birth Year:abt 1872 Birth Place:North Dumfries Marriage Date:10 Nov 1920 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:John Lockie Mother:Anne Scott Spouse:Bessie Hall

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jul 1872 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - First United Church, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian Canada - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1920 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Council - North Dumfries Township - 1924 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Council - Waterloo County - 1928 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councilor - North Dumfries Township - 1928 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve - North Dumfries Township - 1928 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jun 1940 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Jun 1940 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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