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

Isabell Stuart "Bella" Cameron

Female 1867 - 1968  (100 years)


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  • Name Isabell Stuart "Bella" Cameron 
    Born 24 Dec 1867  Granton, Biddulph Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Isabell Stuart "Bella" Clare 
    Occupation 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Assistant Postmaster 
    Religion 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-89382 
    Died 24 Jul 1968  Bracebridge, Macaulay Twp., Muskoka District Municipality, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I89382  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Family Frederick Clare,   b. 2 Apr 1856, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1938, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1894  Biddulph Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Helen Elizabeth Clare,   b. 28 Oct 1895, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1986  (Age 90 years)
     2. Stewert Clare,   b. Sep 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Stuart Clare,   b. 2 Sep 1897, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 43 years)
     4. Frederick Cameron Clare,   b. 15 Sep 1904, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959  (Age 54 years)
     5. Mary Clare,   b. May 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F23136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Assistant Postmaster - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jul 1968 - Bracebridge, Macaulay Twp., Muskoka District Municipality, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Clare Of Preston Dies at 100

      PRESTON-This towns senior grand old lady, Mrs. Isobel Cameron Clare. died today at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, Bracebridge, after a brief illness. She was 100 and would have been 101 next Christmas Eve. Born the year that Canada became a nation, at Granton, Ont. She was known here as one of Canada's first women telegraph operators. Before her marriage to Frederick Clare, joint founder of Clare Brother Ltd., one of Canada's best-known furnace and stove manufacturers. Mrs. Clare was predeceased by her husband in 1938 and by two sons, Stuart in 1942 and Frederick in 1959. She is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Clare, Preston and Mrs. George (Mary) Moss, of Port Credit: seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. The body will be at the family residence, 31 Queen St., Preston, pending arrangement for the funeral service at Knox Presbyterian Church. Memorial tributes are gratefully declined. In charge of funeral arrangements is the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home. Burial will be in Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 24 Jul 1968 pg 25

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 9.

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 8.

    3. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 41.

    4. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Monument] CLARE/ [18 stone markers] Alfred CLARE/ 1934./ George A. CLARE/ 1915./ Catherine CLARE/ 1936./ Frederick C. CLARE/ 1904 - 1959./ Helen Elizabeth/ CLARE/ 1895 - 1986./ Marjorie Briscoe/ CLARE WHITE/ 1900 -1994/ Herbert J. CLARE/ 1868 - 1949./ Nellie MEE/ wife of/ Herbert J. CLARE/ 1873 - 1959./ William Leicester/ CLARE/ 1897 - 1969./ Norman F. CLARE/ 1882 - 1963./ Frederick CLARE/ 1856 - 1938./ Isabel CAMERON/ wife of/ Frederick CLARE/ 1867 - 1968./ John Stuart CLARE/ 1897 -1941./ Salome H. ROOS/ wife of/ Chas. CLARE/ 1846 - 1925./ Charles CLARE/1846 - 1923./ Maude L. CLARE/ 1874 - 1947./ Herman L. CLARE/ 1880 - 1959./ Letitia P. MCMILLAN/ wife of/ Herman L. CLARE/ 1884 - 1969./ [Burial Card] Elizabeth CLARE died July ? 1986.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Frederick Clare Age:38 Birth Date:abt 1856 Birth Place:Preston Marriage Date:26 Apr 1894 Marriage County or District:Middlesex Father:John Clare Mother:Margaret Clare Spouse:Bella Cameron Spouse's Age:26 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1868 Spouse Birth Place:Granton Spouse Father:Hugh Cameron Spouse Mother:Mary Cameron