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John Farthing
Male 1862 - 1894


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  • Birth  1862  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1894  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    farmer 
    House of Industry and Refuge  Sep 1894  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-121486 
    Died  8 Sep 1894  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Cause: Typhoid fever (7 weeks) 
    Buried  House of Industry and Refuge Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I121486  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

  • Notes 
    • John was only a resident of the House of Industry and Refuge for 4 days before dying.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, No 312, Register No. 1417.
      John Farthng 08 Sep 1894 31 Typhoid Fever 5 1 (only 4 days in House)

    2. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 17861 (1894), John Farthing..
      John Farthing, 31, farmer, b. Canada, d. 8 Sep 1894 House of Industry and Refuge. cause: typhoid fever (7 weeks)

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1862 - , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1894 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - Sep 1894 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Typhoid fever (7 weeks) - 8 Sep 1894 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - House of Industry and Refuge Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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