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Robert Crosby
Male 1807 - 1891


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  • Birth  1807  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1891  House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
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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.
    Religion  1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Residence  1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    House of Industry 
    Residence  1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    House of Industry 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-150632 
    Died  16 Mar 1891  House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  House of Industry and Refuge Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I150632  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Oct 2017 

  • Sources 
    1. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 36.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1807 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1891 - House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - House of Industry - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - House of Industry - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1891 - House of Industry and Refuge, 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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