Note N737 Index
She was living at the "Timms" home at 1424 Spruce St. when she died, according to her obituary. She supposedly 75 years old. However, in the 1900 census, she is shown as having been born in April 1850. That's a long way from 1844 Her parents were both from New York. She had had two children who were then still alive. What happened to them? Who was her first husband? What happened to the house?
Her obituary read: Mrs. Eliza Timms, 75, Widow of Late Edward Timms, Expired Sunday. Well known resident passed away at family home, 1424 Spruce Street. Mrs. Eliza. Timms, 75 years old. widow of the late Edward Timms, died on Sunday morning. The death occurred at the Timms home, 1424 Spruce street. Mrs. Timms was a well known resident of Leavenworth and had lived here for many years. Funeral services were held at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Interment was made in Mount Muncie Cemetery.
Note N738 Index
He is described as the Reverend Francis Ballantyre on the marriage certificate.
Note N739 Index
Ann and Donald Bain lived on the farm south east of St. Marys.
Note N741 Index
Article on Aggie Beattie in the Owen Sound paper.
- Beeattiee family moved to North Keppel when Aggie was 5 years old
- farmed first on the shore of Big Bay, but the land was poor and there was no running water.
-later moved to a more productive farm where oxen were used, then horses.
- during WW1 crops good so they got their first car - but Aggie never drove
- as children they walked 4 miles to school at Big Bay
- every one walked 4 miles to church in Kemble
- Aggie kept house for her brothers John and James on the farm, then they moved to 23rd St. E. and then 7th Ave. E. and then moved next door to where Miss Beattie and Miss Gilchrist now live.
- Aggie at 90th birthday - hard of hearing and eyesight weak
Note N742 Index
Breckinridge Ashcrofft Funeral Home
Buried Greenwood Cemetery
Note N743 Index
Annie died at the home of her brother William Gilchrist - 1147 3rd Ave. E. four years after her husband died. She was survived by 3 brothers and 1 sister -
Alex Gilchrist of Kemble, John of Admiral and William and Catherine of Owen Sound.
Note N744 Index
William settled lot 17, rear of gore, Puslinch; moved to North Keppel 1865
Note N745 Index
In 1910 Bill and Addie went west to Kisbey Sask. from Kemble on the Haqrvest Excursion. After harvest they went to Webb, Sask. and took up homesteading and pre-eemptions.
Bill - E 1/2 of 17-11-15
Addie W 1/2 of 16-11-15
Then they returned to Kemble
In the spring of 11911 Bill, Addie, their parents and brother Burton came back west
Their father Adam Beattie homesteaded on e 1/4 of 16-11-15
Burton homesteaded on SE 1/4 of 16-11-15
Note N746 Index
L.G. Wallace Funeral Home
151 Ottawa Street North
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Owen Sound, Ontario
Note N747 Index
Stonehouse Whitcomb Funeral Home
Ashes to Greenwood Cemetery and also
Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Owen Sound, Ontario
Note N748 Index
Obituary of Christine Evelyn Church - (Chrissie)
Mrs. Chrissie Church, age 78 of Rutland B.C., formerly of Simmie, Sask, passed away April 30, 1983 in the Kelowna Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services were held Monday May 2nd from Rutland United Church, with Reev. Scott Agar officiating. Days Funeral Chapel of Kelowna were in charge of arrangements. Left to mourn her loss are a family of six. Two sons Howard of Winnipeg, Man., and Alvin of Rutland, four daughters Mrs. Marjorie Neiser, Kelowna, Madeline at home, Mrs. Adam Reich (Verna) Lyndalle, Man., Mrs. Svend Christianson (Shirley) Riverhurst, Sask., sixteen grandchildren and one sister Mrs. Olive Beattie of Owen Sound, Ont., besides numerous cousins, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband John Almond Church in 1961, one sone Billie, her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. McLeod, and a brother Leondard of Neville. The deceased was born April 10, 1905 in Owen Sound, Ont.
Shee came west with her parents in 19111 when she was six years old. They homesteaded in the Admiral district. On Jan 110th 1925 she married John Almond Church, and moved to his farm in Simmie district in 1945, they decided to leave their Simmie friends and relatives and moved to B.C. making their home att Rutland, where Chrissie remained until her death. All her family and sister, who will miss her very much were in attendance at the funeral.