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

Catherine Elizabeth "Bessie" Reid

Female 1873 - 1956  (83 years)


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  • Name Catherine Elizabeth "Bessie" Reid 
    Born 29 Jan 1873  Reidsville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Bessie Reid 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Dress Maker 
    Occupation 1901  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Seamstress 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-73667 
    Died 5 Sep 1956  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 7 Sep 1956  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I73667  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2024 

    Father Andrew J. "A. J." Reid,   b. 6 Jan 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1923, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Isabella Johnstone,   b. 4 Jun 1849, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1944, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1867  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F15060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Funeral of Miss Elizabeth Reid - The largely attended funeral service for the late Miss Elizabeth took place at Knox United Church on Friday with interment In Ayr Cemetery. Rev. R.D. Thompson officiated, assisted by Rev. J. W. Currie. Pallbearers were: J. H. Reid, C. A. Bain, Carl E. Buck, W. I. Reid, Galt; W. I. Reid, Windsor, and Robert Reid, Niagara Falls. Attending from a distance were C. B. Steman, Tipton, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. E. Thompson, Toronto; Mrs. Alex Reid, Niagara Falls; Miss Betty Reid, Windsor; Mr. and Mrs. H. R. McGrogan, Ottawa; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baird, St. George; Mrs. W. Inglis Reid, Galt; Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Reid, Galt; Mr. and Mrs. George Morgan, Brantford; Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Reid, Windsor, and Mrs. L. McAra, Brantford.

      The Ayr News Sep 13 1956 pg 12

  • Sources 
    1. [S326] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1901, Ayr (Village) A Page 13.

    2. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-5 Page 8.

    3. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 68.

    4. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Reid/ Isabella Reid/ wife of/ James L. Malone/ died July 6, 1890/ Ernest their Infant son/ Agnes J. Reid/ wife of/ F. Richard McGrogan/ died June 14, 1916
      [Back/West] Reid/ In Loving memory of/ Andrew J. Reid/ died June 10, 1923/ In his 83rd year/ his wife/ Isabella Johnstone/ died Sept. 2, 1944/ In Her 96th year/ daughter Bessie/ died Sept. 5, 1956/ In Her 83rd year

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Andrew J. Reid b. North Dumfries res: North Dumfries Age: 26 born abt 1841 father: John Reid mother: Catherine Matheson married Isabella Johnston Age:: 18 born abt 1849 b. North Dumfries Spouse res: North Dumfries father: John Johnston mother: Isabella Hastie married 18 Jul 1867 Marriage Place: Ayr

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Andrew J Reid Age: 26 Birth Date: abt 1841 Birth Place: North Dumfries Marriage Date: 18 Jul 1867 Marriage Location: Ayr Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: John Reid Mother: Catherine Matheson Spouse: Isabella Johnston Spouse's Age: 18 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1849 Spouse Birth Place: North Dumfries Spouse Residence: North Dumfries Spouse Father: John Johnston Spouse Mother: Isabella Hastie Residence: North Dumfries.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Dress Maker - 1901 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Seamstress - 1901 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Sep 1956 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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