Waterloo Region Generations
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Mary Edgar

Female 1873 - 1953  (79 years)


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  • Name Mary Edgar 
    Born 16 Jun 1873  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presbyterian 
    Religion 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-72731P 
    Died 21 Mar 1953  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Buried 24 Mar 1953  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Person ID I72731  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father William Edgar,   b. Aug 1835, Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1906, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Katherine Kirkwood Deans,   b. 23 Aug 1839, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1916, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1861  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F18982  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Miss Mary Edgar

      One of the district's highly regarded elderly citizens, Miss Mary Edgar, died at the home of her brother, William T. Edgar, Bute St., on Saturday. She was in her 80th year. A daughter of the late William A. Edgar and Catherine Deans, she was born on the "Hill Farm," west of Ayr on the Blenheim-Dumfries townline, now owned by her nephew, Cameron Edgar. Miss Edgar was a lifelong resident of Ayr and district, and a valued member of Knox United Church. She is survived by a brother, William T. Edgar, of Ayr. A sister, Mrs. Robert Morton, and two brothers, Matthew and Allan, predeceased her.

      The Funeral

      The funeral was held from the home of her brother on Tuesday afternoon, with Rev. W. D. Goodger conducting the service, assisted by Rev. J. W. Currie. Interment was made in Ayr Cemetery. The following were pallbearers: J. Morton Guthrie, Wm. G. Edgar, Norman R. Morton, Cameron Edgar, John Edgar, Paris, and James Edgar, Paris, Friends and relatives were present from Windsor, London, Gorrie, Listowel, Molesworth, Paris, Brantford, Galt and Toronto.

      The Ayr News Mar 26 1953 pg 2

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      Miss Mary Edgar

      AYR - Funeral service for Miss Mary Edgar, 79, was held this afternoon at the home of her brother, William T. Edgar, Ayr, only survivor. Interment was in Ayr Cemetery. She died Saturday at her brother's home

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 24 Mar 1953

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-4 Page 1.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 20.

    3. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 15.

    4. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      William Edgar/ 1835 - 1906/ his wife/ Kathryn Kirkwood Deans/ 1839 - 1916/ son/ Matthew Wallace/ 1867 - 1886/ daughter/ Mary/ 1873 - 1953/ Edgar

    5. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Mary Edgar Date of Birth: 16 Jun 1873 Gender: Female Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name: William Edgar Mother's name: Cathrine Deans

    6. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Thomas Edgar/ 1823 - 1899/ his wife/ Marion Manson/ 1823 - 1853/ William son/ 1853 - 1854/ his wife/ Elizabeth Hall/ 1831 - 1898/ Marion daughter/ 1856 - 1864/ John McKenzie son/ 1858 - 1864/ Edgar
      [Left/South] James Edgar/ 1852 - 1916/ Jessie Hope his wife/ 1856 - 1917/ Helen Anderson/ Feb. - Aug. 1881/ Marion Adella/ 1883 - 1884/ daughters/ Alexander Edgar/ 1860 - 1940/ Mary Gray his wife/ 1854 - 1925/ Mabel Grace daughter/ Feb. - Aug. 1886/ Elizabeth Hutchinson/ 1895-1975
      [Back/West] William Edgar/ 1835 - 1906/ his wife/ Kathryn Kirkwood Deans/ 1839 - 1916/ son/ Matthew Wallace/ 1867 - 1886/ daughter/ Mary/ 1873 - 1953/ Edgar
      [Right/North] James Edgar/ 1796 - 1873/ his wife/ Jean Douglas Wallace/ 1798 - 1884/ daughter/ Helen/ 1825 - 1839/ Edgar
      [A] Marion/ died 29 Dec./ 1853/ aged 31 Y'r
      [B] Marion/ died 12 Oct./ 1864/ aged 8 Y'rs/ 7 Mo
      [C] Mabel G./ died/ 27th Aug. 1886/ aged/ 6 Mos. 6 Ds
      [D] Thomas Edgar/ born/ Oct. 13, 1823/ died/ Sept. 20, 1899
      [E] Elizabeth Hall/ born/ Nov. 12, 1831/ died/ May 13, 1898
      [F] Ellen A./ died 31st Aug. 1881/ aged/ 7 months
      [G] William/ died 10th Aug./ 1854/ aged 8 Mo's.
      [H] John McKenzie/ died 24th Oct./ 1864/ aged 6 Y'rs 5 Mo's
      [I] M. Adella Edgar/ died 20th July/ 1884/ aged 1 Y'r 4 Mo. 3 D's
      [J] Jessie Hope/ 1856-1917
      [K] James Edgar/ 1852 - 1916
      [L] Elizabeth/ 1895 - 1975

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      William Edgar b. Scotland res: North Dumfries Age: 24 born abt 1837 father: James mother: Jane Wallace married Catherine Deans Age:: 21 born abt 1840 b. Canada Spouse res: South Dumfries Township father: Mathew mother: Mary Cornel married 27 Feb 1861 county: Waterloo

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: William Edgar Age: 24 Birth Date: abt 1837 Birth Place: Scotland Marriage Date: 27 Feb 1861 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: James Mother: Jane Wallace Spouse: Catherine Deans Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1840 Spouse Birth Place: Canada Spouse Residence: South Dumfries Township Spouse Father: Mathew Spouse Mother: Mary Cornel Residence: North Dumfries

    9. [S2792] aaaNorth Dumfries 1871, Sect. 2 Page 10.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jun 1873 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Mar 1953 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Mar 1953 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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