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

Janet Renwick

Female 1853 - 1938  (~ 85 years)


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  • Name Janet Renwick 
    Born May 1853  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Janet Ritchie 
    Name Jennet Renwick 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    United Presbyterian 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presbyterian 
    Residence 1886  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-73054P 
    Died 25 Dec 1938  Wroxeter, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cause: Cause: Gangrene Left Foot - Chronic Myocarditis (acute failure) 
    Buried 28 Dec 1938  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I73054  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father Walter Renwick,   b. CA 1818, of, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1854, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Mother Margaret Preston,   b. CALC 12 May 1818, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1892  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1837  Southdean, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F19052  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Ritchie,   b. 13 Mar 1854, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1924, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1886  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 9
    Children 
     1. William Robert Ritchie,   b. 4 Apr 1886, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1964, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Mary A. Ritchie,   b. 17 Jun 1887, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Thomas Irving Ritchie,   b. 12 Apr 1890, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1975, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. Albert George "Bud" Ritchie,   b. 5 May 1893, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1963, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F19050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Robert Ritchie - Native of North Dumfries Dies in Wroxeter in Her 86th Year

      The death occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Adams, Wroxeter, on Sunday night of a former well-known and highly-respected resident of North Dumfries township in the person of Janet Renwick, widow of the late Robert Ritchie, in her 86th year. Her demise followed an illness of only two or three days. Mrs. Ritchie was born a short distance east of Ayr in North Dumfries township. After her marriage, she resided for some 35 or 40 years on the farm now occupied by her son, William. Since the death of her husband, about 15 or 16 years ago, she had made her home with different members of her family. In her younger days, she was a faithful attendant of Stanley Street Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Ritchie is survived by the following family: William, North Dumfries; Mrs. John Adams, Wroxeter; Thomas, South Dumfries, and Albert, North Dumfries. The funeral will take place to Ayr Cemetery this (Thursday) afternoon.

      The Ayr News Dec 29 1938 pg 10

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      Funeral of Mrs. R. Ritchie


      Services Held at Wroxeter Tuesday and Ayr Thursday


      Funeral services for the late Mrs. Robert Ritchie were held first at the home of her son-in-law, Mr. John Adams, Wroxeter, Ont., on Tuesday Dec. 27th at 8 p.m. this service was conducted by Rev. A. M. Grant of Wroxeter United Church. Two of the deceased's favourite hymns, "O god of Bethel" and "I t the Hills" were sung and a very fine address was delivered.

      The second service was held at the residence of her son, Mr. Thomas /Ritchie, South Dumfries, Thursday at 2 p.m. This was conducted by Rev. J. W. Currie of Ayr who took as his theme the 23rd psalm and in the course of his fine address paid high tribute to the fine qualities of the deceased.

      Interment took place in the Ayr Cemetery. The pallbearers were J.W. Currie, David Gemmell, and Jas. R. Henderson of Ayr, John and Jackson Clark of Bright, and Robert Guthrie of Paris.

      Among those who attended the funeral from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. John Adams, who accompanied the body from Wroxeter, Mr. and Mrs. Lorne Didman and Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Smith of Jerseyville, Messrs. Jackson and John Clark and Miss Mary Clark of Bright, Mrs. w. Brown, Mrs. Robert Barrie and Mrs. William Hall of Galt.

      Ayr News Jan 5 1939 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-4 Page 6.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 59.

    3. [S562] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1911, Div 3. Pg. 13.

    4. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 2 Page 13.

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 11780 (1886), Ritchie-Renwick.
      Robert RITCHIE, 31, farmer, b/ Blenheim, res. North Dumfries, s/o Robert RITCHIE & Elizabeth CLARK, married Janet RENWICK, 31, res & b. North Dumfries, same, d/o Walter RENWICK & Margaret PRESTON, witn: Andrew RENWICK & Jessie McCRONE, both of North Dumfries, 25 March 1886 at North Dumfries

    6. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 25.

    7. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      William Clark/ died Oct. 17, 1900/ In his 85th year/ Robert Ritchie/ 1854 - 1924/ his wife/ Janet Renwich/ 1853 - 1938/ Clark

    8. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910, Walter Renwick and Margret Preston, 08 Dec 1837; citing Southdean,Roxburgh,Scotland, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,067,952, 102,302.

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Janet Renwick Age: 31 Birth Date: abt 1854 Birth Place: North Dumfries Marriage Date: 25 Mar 1885 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Walter Renwick Mother: Margaret Preston Spouse: Robert Ritchie Spouse's Age: 31 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1854 Spouse Birth Place: Blenheim, Ontario Spouse Father: Robert Ritchie Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Clark

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - May 1853 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - United Presbyterian - 1861 - 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 - 1886 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Mar 1886 - 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 MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Gangrene Left Foot - Chronic Myocarditis (acute failure) - 25 Dec 1938 - Wroxeter, Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Dec 1938 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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