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John Reid Edgar (1881 - 1936)

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John Reid Edgar
Born in Upper Prospect, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Died in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Profile manager: Reed Young private message [send private message]
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jan 2018
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Categories: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia | Upper Prospect, Nova Scotia.

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Biography

Birth

John Reid Edgar was born on 9 August 1881 in Upper Prospect, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of James Edgar and Mary Walsh.

Marriage

John Reid Edgar married Bertha May Long on 26 September 1905 in Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada[1].

Residence Timeline

  • 1891: John was living with his parents and 4 siblings in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada[2].
  • 1901: John was living with his parents and 2 brothers in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada[3]. Esther and Alice Walsh were also in the home.
  • 1921: John was living with his wife and 7 children in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada[4]. He is listed as a shipper.

Death and Burial

John Reid Edgar died on 7 December 1936 at Victoria General Hospital in Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada[5]. He was laid to rest on 10 December 1936 at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada[6].

Sources

  1. "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F22G-CJ5 : 5 December 2014), John Reid Edgar and Bertha May Long, 26 Sep 1905; citing Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, reference p 144 cn 364; FHL microfilm 1,298,883.
  2. "Canada Census, 1891," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWK1-S25 : 3 August 2016), John Edgar, Ward 3a, Halifax City, Nova Scotia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148116.
  3. "Canada Census, 1901," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHK5-BPQ : 27 April 2017), Rorad J Edgar in household of Mary Edgar, Halifax (city/cité), Nova Scotia, Canada; citing p. 5, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.
  4. 1921 Census of Canada. Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 44; Census Place: Halifax (City), Halifax, Nova Scotia; Page Number: 39
  5. "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QK99-ZBHB : 8 November 2017), John Reid Edgar, 07 Dec 1936; citing Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, certificate 818, Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.
  6. Find A Grave, database and images (Find A Grave: Memorial #175105574 : accessed 20 January 2018), memorial page for John Reid Edgar (9 Aug 1881–7 Dec 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175105574, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by Reed Young (contributor 48206420) .


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