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

Roy Wardlaw Powell

Male 1894 - 1921  (26 years)


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  • Name Roy Wardlaw Powell 
    Born 30 Oct 1894  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Labourer - Plow Works 
    Religion 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1916  Port Rowan, Norfolk Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    brakeman 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-73148 
    Died 6 Sep 1921  Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: Cause: Peritontitis (7 days) - Appendicitis (5 days) 
    Buried 8 Sep 1921  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I73148  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William Thomas Powell,   b. 1861, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Calder "Lizzie" Fraser,   b. 17 Oct 1867, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1895, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1887  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F19070  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Geraline Elizabeth Brown,   b. 1892, Port Rowan, Norfolk Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Nov 1916  Port Rowan, Norfolk Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F55294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Oct 1894 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - Plow Works - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - brakeman - 1916 - Port Rowan, Norfolk Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Nov 1916 - Port Rowan, Norfolk Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Peritontitis (7 days) - Appendicitis (5 days) - 6 Sep 1921 - Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Sep 1921 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Former Ayr Boy Dies in Sarnia - Died, in Sarnia, on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 5 30 o'clock a.m., Roy Wardlaw Powell, in his 27th year. The deceased, who had been ill with appendicitis and complications, was born in North Dumfries, and spent his boyhood in Ayr where he was familiarly known among his companions as "Baden" Powell, Since leaving school he had followed railroading and while located at Port Rowan a couple of years ago married Miss Brown of that place, who survives. Two brothers, James of London and Chester of Hamilton, and a sister at Tacoma, also survive. The funeral, which will be private, takes place today from the residence of his grandmother, Mrs. Alex. Fraser, Stanley streel, at 2: 30 p.m., when interment will he made in the Ayr cemetery.

      The Ayr News Sep 8 1921 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-4 Page 8.

    2. [S1282] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1911, p 5.

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 14987 (1916), Powell-Brown.
      Roy Wardlaw Powell, brakeman of Port Rowan, Birth Place: Ayr Ontario Age: 22 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1894 Father Name: Thomas Powell Mother Name: Elizabeth Praser Spouse Name: Geraldine Elizabeth Brown Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Birth Place: Pt Rowan Spouse Father Name: Isiah Brown Spouse Mother Name: Hannah N Soper Brown Marriage Date: 9 Nov 1916 Marriage Location: Norfolk, Port Rown

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Roy Wardlaw Powell Date of Birth: 29 Oct 1894 Gender: Male Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Wm T Powell Mother's name: Eliza Calder Fraser

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Roy Wardlaw Powell
      Age:22
      Birth Year:abt 1894
      Birth Place:Ayr Ontario
      Marriage Date:9 Nov 1916
      Marriage Place:Norfolk, Ontario, Canada
      Father:Thomas Powell
      Mother:Elizabeth Praser
      Spouse:Geraldine Elizabeth Brown
      Birth Year:abt 1893
      Birth Place:Pt Rowan
      Marriage Date:9 Nov 1916
      Marriage Place:Norfolk, Ontario, Canada
      Father:Isiah Brown
      Mother:Hannah N Soper Brown

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: Roy Wardlaw Powell Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1895 Birth Place: Ontario Age at Death: 26 Death Date: 6 Sep 1921 Death Place: Lambton, Ontario, Canada

    7. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      In Loving memory of/ Alexander Fraser/ Apr. 14, 1837 - June 14, 1898/ his wife/ Agnes Mills/ Jan. 26, 1841 - Nov. 25, 1923/ Lizzie C. Fraser/ wife of William T. Powell/ Oct. 17, 1867 - Dec. 23, 1895/ sons/ Victor Alexander/ Sept. 4, 1888 - Jan. 28, 1889/ Roy Wardlaw/ Oct. 30, 1899 - Sept. 6, 1921/ Fraser - Powell

    8. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 12262 (1887), Powell-Fraser.
      William Thos Powell, labourer N. Dumfries, Birth Place: England Age: 25 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1862 Father Name: William T Powell Mother Name: W Powell Spouse Name: Lizzia Calder Fraser, residence North Dumfries Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Birth Place: North Dumfries Spouse Father Name: Alexander Fraser Spouse Mother Name: A Fraser Marriage Date: 19 Oct 1887 Marriage Location: Waterloo, North Dumfries

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: William Thos Powell Age: 25 Birth Date: abt 1862 Birth Place: England Marriage Date: 19 Oct 1887 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: William T Powell Mother: W Powell Spouse: Lissia Calder Fraser Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1867 Spouse Birth Place: North Dumfries Spouse Father: Alexander Fraser Spouse Mother: A Fraser