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KERR, William John
(1844-1913)
SAUNDERS, Catherine
(1847-1935)
KERR, Agnes
(1876-1941)

 

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BOWER, James Henry

KERR, Agnes 1 3

  • Born: 7 Mar 1876, South Gower, Grenville, Ontario, Canada 3 4
  • Marriage: BOWER, James Henry on 5 Apr 1905 in Mountain, Dundas, Ontario, Canada 1 2
  • Died: 26 Aug 1941, Kemptville, Grenville, Ontario, Canada aged 65 3 5 6
  • Buried: 28 Aug 1941, South Gower, Grenville, Ontario, Canada 5 6
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bullet  Burial Notes:

She is buried in the South Gower Cemetery, Section AQ, lot 10

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bullet  Facts and details for :

An alternative source document lists her birth date as Mar 1877 and birth location as Mountain, Dundas, Ontario, Canada. 1

She lived in Mountain, Dundas, Ontario, Canada in 1881-1901. 4 7 8

She lived in South Gower, Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1911-1921. 9 10

She lived in Mountain, Dundas, Ontario, Canada in 1935. 11

Her obituary was published on 30 Aug 1941 in Kemptville, Grenville, Ontario, Canada. It read as follows:

Many Pay Tribute to Mrs. James Bower

Kemptville, Aug. 30 - The funeral of Mrs. James Bower was held on Thursday afternoon from her late residence in South Gower Township to the Heckston United Church where the service was conducted by the pastor, Rev. A. Peebles, assisted by Rev. G. A. Beatty, of Hallville United Church, and Rev. R. F. Willson, pastor of South Gower Baptist Church. The Heckston choir was in attendance and rendered a special number in memory of the deceased.

Mrs. Bower passed away on Tuesday, in her 65th year.

Surviving, besides her husband, are two sons, William and Harry, both at home; three sisters, Miss Anna E. Kerr, Kerr's Ridge; Mrs. Charles Saunders, Osgoode, and Mrs. Charles Blair, Dalmeny; also a brother, Thomas J. Kerr, of Kerr's Ridge.

Many beautiful tributes showed the esteem in which Mrs. Bower was held by the community. Interment was in South Gower cemetery.


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Agnes married James Henry BOWER, son of Robert Samuel BOWER and Elizabeth SEMPLE, on 5 Apr 1905 in Mountain, Dundas, Ontario, Canada.1 2 (James Henry BOWER was born on 27 Mar 1861 in South Gower, Grenville, Ontario, Canada,1 9 died on 20 Feb 1948 12 and was buried in South Gower, Grenville, Ontario, Canada 12.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

They were married at the bride's parents' home by Rev. C. A. Ferguson. 2

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Sources


1 "Ontario Marriage Records 1801-1928, 1933-1934," database, James Bower and Agnes Kerr.

2 Newpaper Notice or Article, Wedding of James Henry Bower and Agnes Kerr.

3 One World Tree, http://trees.ancestry.ca/owt/person.aspx?pid=4864111.

4 1901 census of Canada, Ontario, district 54, sub-district E, Mountain, p. 13, dwelling 132, family 136; RG 31; digital images, Ancestry, Census - Canada - 1901 - Ontario.

5 Obituary, Mrs. James Bower.

6 South Gower Cemetery (South Gower, Grenville, Ontario, Canada), Agnes Kerr monumental inscription, Section AQ, lot 10.

7 1881 census of Canada, Ontario, district 102, sub-district 4, Mountain, p. 29, dwelling 127, family 128; RG 31; digital images, Ancestry, Census - Canada - 1881 - Ontario.

8 "Census of Canada - 1891," database, Census - Canada - 1891(accessed 26 Oct 2012), William John Kerr and family; Ontario > Dundas > Mountain > 56.

9 1911 census of Canada, Ontario, district 71, sub-district B, South Gower, p. 6, dwelling 61, family 61; RG 31; digital images, Ancestry, Census - Canada - 1911 - Ontario.

10 1921 census of Canada, Ontario, district 82, sub-district 14, South Gower, p. 6, dwelling 61, family 61; RG 31; digital images, Census - Canada - 1921 - Ontario.

11 Canada, James Bower and family; digital images, "Ontario > Grenville-Dundas > 1935 > 106," Canada Voters Lists, 1935-1980(accessed 27 Oct 2012).

12 South Gower Cemetery (South Gower, Grenville, Ontario, Canada), James Henry Bower monumental inscription, Section AQ, lot 10.