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

Janet Drew[1]

Female 1828 - 1904  (76 years)


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  • Name Janet Drew 
    Born 30 Mar 1828  Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Name Janet McRuer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-87238 
    Died 21 Dec 1904  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Cause: Paralysis (10 months) - Bronchitis 
    Buried 23 Dec 1904  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I87238  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Family John McRuer,   b. CALC 25 Dec 1825, Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1915, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Children 
     1. John McRuer,   b. CALC 16 Mar 1851, Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1935, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     2. William McRuer,   b. CALC 21 Jun 1854, Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1931, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     3. James McRuer,   b. CALC 30 Jun 1856, Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1886, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
     4. Janet McRuer,   b. CALC 6 Dec 1859, Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1935, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     5. H. Duncan McRuer,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1937, Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F13069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death of Mrs. McRuer - The death took place in South Dumfries on Wednesday, 21st, of an estimable early settler, in the person of Mrs. John McRuer, at the age of 70, years. Deceased, whose maiden name was Janet Drew, was born at La Chute, Quebec, and came to South Dumfries in 1866. She was a consistent member of Knox church, Ayr, and highly respected wherever known. Her husband and three sons and a daughter survive, one son, James having died 18 years ago. The living children are John in Blenheim, Willian in South Dumfries, Duncan, and Mrs. Janet Kingsburgh, the latter in Ayr. The funeral takes place tomorrow (Friday) afternoon.

      The Ayr News Dec 22 1904 pg 7

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      Died in South Dumfries, on Wednesday, December 21st 1904 Janet Drew, beloved wife of Mr. John McRuer aged 76 years. The funeral will take place from the residence of deceased's husband, Lot 34, Con. 6 South Dumfries on Friday Dec. 23, 1904 at 2 p. m. for Ayr Cemetery.

      Funeral Card

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      James McRuer Born: Lachute Quebec Age: 28 Est. Birth: abt 1857 Father: John McRuer Mother: Janet McRuer married Jane G Kyle Age:: 18 Est. Birth: abt 1867 Born: South Dumfries Father: George Kyle Mother: Margaret Kyle married 17 Jun 1885 Marriage Place: Brant, South Dumfries

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] M/ John McRuer/ 1825 - 1915/ his wife/ Janet Drew/ 1828 - 1904/ William McRuer/ 1830 - 1852/ H. Duncan McRuer/ 1867 - 1937/ Jessie McRuer Guthrie/ 1886 - 1957/ McRuer
      [Back/West] William McRuer/ 1854 - 1931/ his wife/ Elizabeth Gillam/ 1857 - 1919/ John McRuer/ 1851 - 1935/ his wife/ Mary Chalmers/ 1857 - 1940/ John M. McRuer M. B./ 1885 - 1917/ McRuer

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: Janet Drew McRuer Gender: Female Birth Year: abt 1828 Birth Place: Quebec Age at Death: 76 Death Date: 21 Dec 1904 Death Place: Brant, Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Mar 1828 - Lachute, Argenteuil Co., Quebec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Paralysis (10 months) - Bronchitis - 21 Dec 1904 - South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Dec 1904 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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