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Thomas Barber
Male 1848 - 1917


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  • Birth  1848  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer 
    Religion  1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Wesley Methodist 
    Religion  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Methodist 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1917  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
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    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    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.
    Office  Bef 1917 
    miller 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-177208 
    Died  1 Feb 1917  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: heart failure - congestion of lungs (3 days) 
    Buried  Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I177208  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Aug 2017 

    Father  William Barber,   b. 1817, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Ellen Munroe,   b. 1819, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F13552  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 3.

    2. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 7 Page 67.

    3. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 19.
      Thomas Barber Died: 01 Feb 1917 Aged 69 Cause: Heart Failure Comment and Remarks: Edward Lippert Buried by sister (Toronto) Mt. Hope

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1848 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Wesley Methodist - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1917 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart failure - congestion of lungs (3 days) - 1 Feb 1917 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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