Name: Daniel Bain 'Waldie' MCRAE
Given Name: Daniel Bain 'Waldie'
Birth: 3 Jun 1842 in Glengary, Ontario
Death: 15 Aug 1913 in Wilkie, Saskatchewan
Burial: 18 Aug 1913 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Census: 1891 Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario
Occupation: Lumberman 1901
Census: 1901 Gore Bay C Meredith St. Pt. Lot 2
Religion: Presbyterian 1901
Change Date: 28 Mar 2012 at 21:28
THE CONSERVATOR, GORE BAY, THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1908
Mr. McRae was a board member of the Gore Bay Presbyterian C hurch
1891 Census, Gore Bay
13 4 68 McRae Daniel B. M 47 M Head Canada Canada Scot land Presbyterian Lumberman
13 5 68 McRae Mary F 47 M Wife Canada Ireland Canad a Presbyterian
13 6 68 McRae Anna Bell F 20 S Daughter Canada Canad a Canada Presbyterian
13 7 68 McRae Daniel M 18 S Son Canada Canada Canad a Presbyterian
13 8 68 McRae Henry A. F 15 S Son Canada Canada Canad a Presbyterian
13 9 68 McRae Minny M. F 13 S Daughter Canada Canada C anada Presbyterian
13 10 68 McRae Margaret F 11 S Daughter Canada Canad a Canada Presbyterian
13 11 68 McRae Archie M 9 S Son Canada Canada Canad a Presbyterian
13 12 68 McRae Phillippe M 7 S Son Canada Canada Cana da Presbyterian
Gore Bay C Meredith St. Pt. Lot 2 67 69 McRAE Daniel B.MHea dm1838-Jun- 0362 Ont Scot Can PS Lumberman
Gore Bay C Meredith St. Pt. Lot 2 67 69 McRAE Mary F Wif e m 1845-Aug-09 55 Ont Scot Can PS
Gore Bay C Meredith St. Pt. Lot 2 67 69 McRAE Archibald M S on s 1878-Dec- 04 22 Ont Scot Can PS
Gore Bay C Meredith St. Pt. Lot 2 67 69 McRAE Maggie M. F D au s 1882-May- 29 18 Ont Scot Can PS
Gore Bay C Meredith St. Pt. Lot 2 67 69 McRAE Findley M So n s 1883-Jul-11 17 Ont Scot Can P S Harness Maker
Gore Bay C Meredith St. Pt. Lot 2 67 69 STOCKLON Ernest M L odgs1873-Apr- 20 27 Ont Scot Can PS Engineer
1911 Gore Bay Census, Algoma East, Page #1, Household #2
McRae Daniel M Head M Dec 1845 66
McRae Mary F Wife M Dec 65
McRae Anabella F Daughter S Dec 1880 31
Mr. D. B. McRea Died Suddenly
A telegram received by C.C. Platt, secretary of the Mason ic Lodge,stating that Mr D.B. McRea had died suddenly at Wi lkie, Sask., on the 15th inst. and that he would be burie d at Saskatoon, the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. G. Nichol son.
The deceased was for many years a respected resident of G ore Bay and had many friends here among the old residents . He was a Mason of many years standing, Collingwood bein g his mother lodge, he was the oldest Mason in the Gore Ba y lodge. The brethren here wired condolence to Mrs. McRea a nd to have a wreath placed on his coffin at the expense o f this lodge.
The bereaved family have the sincere sympathy of Gore Ba y citizens in their sad bereavement.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 21, 1913
Note different spelling of surname in obit.
Daniel B. McRae has a daughter J. G. Nicholson, so I have p resumed this is his obit.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 28, 1913
Daniel Bain McRae died suddenly at Wilkie, Sask. on Frida y Aug. 15th in his 71st year. He was born in Glengary Ontar io in the year 1842. When a boy of 19 he went to the Unite d States and served three years during the Civil War takin g part in a number of important battles.
In 1868 he married Mary Logan of Stormont. Moving to Onta rio where he engaged in the Lumbering and Milling business . About 12 years ago he became collector of customs at Gor e Bay Ont. which position he held until about 18 months ag o when he and Mrs. McRae moved to the west to be near thei r family.
He was a life long member of the Presbyterian Church an d an elder in the Gore Bay church. He was an ardent mason a nd in politics he was a liberal.
He leaves a widow, three daughters Mrs. J.H. Nicholson o f Saskatoon, Mrs. R.W. Mutchmor and Miss A.B. McRae of Wilk ie, four sons, Daniel of Toronto, Harrie of Los Angeles, Ca l. Archie of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. and Findley of McLeod A lta. and two sisters Margaret McRae of Toronto, Mrs. W.H. H enderson of Calgary to mourn his loss. Just prior to his de ath he had never been in better health. Death evidently bei ng due to apoplexy.
Interment took place at Saskatoon, on Monday August 18th , the funeral being conducted by the Masonic Order.
During his short residence in Wilkie, he became highly re spected by all who knew him as he was a man of intelligence , excellent principles and of sterling character.
In apprecation to Manitoulin Genealogy for this Obituary , a website by Laurie Lovelace
Father: Donald MCRAE b: Abt 1815
Mary LOGAN b: 9 Aug 1845 in Ontario
- Change Date:
16 Mar 2012
- Mary Minnie MCRAE b: Aft 1868 in Simcoe County, Ontario
- Daniel MCRAE b: Abt 1873 in Canada
- Henry A. MCRAE b: Abt 1876 in Canada
- Archibald MCRAE b: 4 Dec 1878 in Ontario
- Annabella MCRAE b: Dec 1880
- Maggie M. MCRAE b: 29 May 1882 in Ontario
- Findley MCRAE b: 11 Jul 1883 in Ontario
- Abbrev: MFT