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Margaret FERGUSON

Female Abt 1865 - 1950  (~ 85 years)


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  • Name Margaret FERGUSON 
    Born Abt 1865  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    _UID 5C304682BE4F45E6904075D3A0A908695E24 
    Died 10 May 1950  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • According to Graham Minter, Margaret was the daughter of John Ferguson, an engineer from Scotland.

      The following were provided by Penny Minter, February 2010:

      Ottawa Journal - May 11, 1950, p. 32
      MINTER, Margaret--In hospital on Wednesday, May 10, 1950, Margaret Ferguson, widow of Harry T. Minter, of 550 Minto Place, Rockcliffe, in her 86th year. Resting at Hulse and Playfair Ltd., 315 McLeod St. Service in St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church on Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment Beechwood

      Ottawa Journal - May 11, 1950, p. 12

      Mrs Harry T. Minter Wife of Former Organist Dies
      Mrs Harry T. Minter of 550 Minto Place, Rockcliffe, wife of the late Harry T. Minter former organist at St. Bartholomew's Church, and a resident of Ottawa for the past 42 years, died Wednesday in hospital following a lengthy illness. She was 85.
      Born and educated at Glasgow, Scotland, she was the former Margaret Ferguson, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Ferguson.
      Mrs Minter was married at London, England, to Harry T. Minter, who predeceased her in 1931. Mr. Minter served as organist at St. Bartholomew's Church for 19 years.
      A highly esteemed elder member of that church, Mrs. Minter came to Canada with her husband in 1906 taking up residence in Ottawa in 1908.
      Surviving are three daughters. Mrs. A.J. Gates (Dorothy), Ottawa, and Misses Ella and Mildred Minter, at home; two sons, Harry, Pointe Claire, Que., and George Minter, Ottawa; three sisters, Mrs. Ernest Shearer, and Misses Elizabeth and Catherine Ferguson, all living in England, together with five grandchildren.
      The body is at Hulse and Playfair's from where the funeral will take place to St. Bartholomew's Church for the service to be conducted by Rev. A.T. Carson on Saturday afternoon at two o'clock.
      Interment will be made in Beechwood cemetery.
    Person ID I139  Eyke, Suffolk
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2012 

    Family Harry Thomas Minter,   b. 23 Apr 1862, Chobham Road, Stratford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1931, Rockcliffe, Ottawa, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1891  Leyton Parish Church, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Marguerite Minter,   b. Mar 1894, Southend on Sea, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1957, London, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     2. Ella Susie G Minter,   b. 11 Apr 1896, Stratford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1976, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Harry John Duncan Minter,   b. Sep 1901, Woodbridge RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1956, Pointe Claire, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     4. Mildred Georgina M Minter,   b. 29 Dec 1905, Woodbridge RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1990, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. George Fergus Minter,   b. 21 Sep 1911, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1983, Bridport, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2012 20:12:00 
    Family ID F39  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Margaret Ferguson
    Margaret Ferguson
    born Scotland 1865

    Headstones
    Minter headstone in Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Canada
    Minter headstone in Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Canada

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Penny Minter, February 2010.

    2. [S7] BMD index, Q4 1891 West Ham 4a/93. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S61] Graham Minter's Minter Story, June 2012.