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Jeannie Douglas Edgar

Female 1870 - 1947  (77 years)


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  • Name Jeannie Douglas Edgar 
    Born 23 Apr 1870  Reidsville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Jeannie Douglas Reid 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    C. Presb. 
    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-73122 
    Died 14 Jun 1947  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 16 Jun 1947  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I73122  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father John Edgar,   b. 1829, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1894, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Agnes Anderson,   b. 15 Jan 1833, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1912, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1857 
    Family ID F34553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Anderson Reid,   b. 12 Jul 1871, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1922, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1902  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F248512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died In Ayr, on Saturday, June 14, 1947 Jeannie Douglas Edgar Widow of W.A. Reid, in her 79th year. The Funeral Will take place from her late residence, Elliott Street, Ayr, on Monday, June 16th, at 2.30 p.m., to the Ayr Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this intimation.1a

      1aWaterloo Historical Society Death Notices Collection - photocopies

      ______________________

      Mrs. W. A. Reid

      The sudden death occurred on Saturday of Jeannie Douglas Edgar, widow of W. A. Reid, in her 79th year.

      Mrs. Reid was born at Reidsville, a daughter of John Edgar and Agnes Anderson. She was married in Ayr in the year 1902 to W. A. Reid, who predeceased her in 1922. Mrs. Reid had resided in this community for the whole of her lifetime and was highly regarded by a wide circle of friends.

      She was a valued member of Knox United Church and took a keen interest in the activities of the different women's organizations of the congregation.

      Mrs. Reid was the last surviving member of her family. She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

      The Funeral
      The funeral, which took place from her late residence on Elliott street on Monday afternoon to the Ayr Cemetery, was largely attended by many friends and relatives. The services were in charge of Rev. J. W. Currie. A quartette, comprising E. C. Krantz, A. M. Cochrane, G. H. Lawrence and J. C. Swan, sang the beautiful selection, "The Old Rugged Cross". The pallbearers were three nephews, Arnold Edgar and Alvin Edgar, London and J. Howard Reid, Ayr; two cousins, Cameron Edgar and Anderson Marshall, Ayr and F. R. McGrogan, Ayr.

      Friends and relatives were present from the following out-of-town points: Gorrie, Molesworth, London, Toronto, Galt and Paris.

      The Ayr News Jun 19 1947

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-4 Page 7.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 67.

    3. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 33.

    4. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 73.

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/Northeast] In/ memory of/ W. A. Reid/ 1871 - 1922/ and his wife/ Jeannie D. Edgar/ 1870 - 1947/ Agnes T. dau. of/ J. & A. Edgar/ 1864 - 1932
      [Right/Southeast] In/ memory of/ Jas. A. Edgar/ beloved Husband of/ Margaret Forrest/ 1860 - 1936/ Margaret Forrest/ 1862 - 1950/ Edna F. Houze/ beloved daughter of/ Jas. A. & Margaret/ Edgar/ 1888 - 1926
      [A] Father
      [Back/Southwest] In/ memory of/ John Edgar/ died Oct. 1, 1894;/ aged 64 years./ Agnes Anderson/ his wife/ born Jan. 15, 1833/ died Apr. 22, 1912.
      [B] Mother
      [Left/Southeast] In/ memory of/ Cameron A./ beloved son of/ John & Agnes/ Edgar,/ died Sep. 7, 1892;/ aged/ 26 Yrs. & 6 Mos./ also an Infant son/ born Jan. 7,/ died Jan. 9, 1859/ Margaret Singer/ beloved wife of/ Cameron Edgar/ Mar. 20, 1868 - Jan. 13, 1947

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: William A Reid Age: 31 Birth Date: abt 1871 Marriage Date: 8 Apr 1902 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Walter I Reid Mother: Agnes Anderson Reid Spouse: Jeannie D Edgar Spouse's Age: 33 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1869 Spouse Father: John Edgar Spouse Mother: Agnes Anderson

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presb. - 1871 - 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 MapsMarried - 8 Apr 1902 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jun 1947 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Jun 1947 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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