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

Isabella Preston Mitchell

Female 1887 - 1978  (91 years)


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  • Name Isabella Preston Mitchell 
    Born 1 Mar 1887  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Isabella Preston Gourlay 
    Residence Stanley St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-73164P 
    Died 22 Nov 1978  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 24 Nov 1978  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I73164  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Father George Mitchell,   b. CALC 21 Oct 1859, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1919, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Christina Brown,   b. 22 Mar 1858, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1949, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1883  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F19073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter Louis Gourlay,   b. 19 Apr 1876, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1965, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1914  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F15307  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Peter Gourlay Passes - Mrs. Peter Gourlay of Ayr passed away at Hilltop Manor, Galt on Wednesday, November 22nd. She was in her 92nd year. The former Isabella Preston Mitchell, she was the eldest daughter of the late George Mitchell and Christina Brown. She was a lifelong resident of the Ayr district. Survived by two sisters, Miss Margaret Mitchell and Mrs. Alvin (Hilda) Page, both of Ayr and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband; brothers Hardie and David; and sisters Mary and Edna. Funeral service was held Friday from the Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, Paris. Rev, Wayne Smith of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Galt, officiated. Interment was in Ayr Cemetery. Pallbearers were R. G. Brown, Ross Chapman, Jack Page, Robert and William Mitchell and James Gourlay.

      The Ayr News Nov 29 1978 pg 5

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

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Gourlay/ In LovIng memory of/ Peter Louis Gourlay/ Apr. 19, 1876 - June 24, 1965/ his wife/ Isabella Preston Mitchell/ Mar. 1, 1887 - Nov. 22, 1978

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: George Mitchell Age: 24 Birth Date: abt 1859 Birth Place: North Dumfries Marriage Date: 21 Feb 1883 Marriage County or District: Oxford Father: John Mitchell Mother: Joan Renwick Spouse: Christina Brown Spouse's Age: 22 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1861 Spouse Birth Place: Blenheim, Ontario Spouse Father: David Brown Spouse Mother: Isabella Lillias

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Peter Lewis Gourlay Age: 37 Birth Date: abt 1877 Marriage Date: 15 Apr 1914 Marriage County or District: Oxford Father: Andrew Gourlay Mother: Jane Armstrong Spouse: Isabella Preston Mitchell Spouse's Age: 27 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1887 Spouse Father: George Mitchell Spouse Mother: Christina Brown

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Mar 1887 - South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Stanley St., Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Apr 1914 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Nov 1978 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Nov 1978 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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