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Ila Johnson
Female 1897 - 1927


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  • Birth  2 Nov 1897  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Religion  1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Misfortune  1927  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    killed in vehicle accident 
    Name  Ila Eby 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-225419 
    Died  13 Nov 1927  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Cause: Killed by Street Car - Fractured Skull 
    Buried  16 Nov 1927  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I225419  Generations
    Last Modified  29 Aug 2017 

    Father  Johnson,   b. Abt 1858,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Laura,   b. Aug 1858, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F222082  Group Sheet

    Family  Alton Eby,   b. 16 Aug 1896, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1979 
    Married  24 Mar 1921  Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID  F250890  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • MEETS DEATH AT PRESTON

      Mrs. Alton Eby Almost In-stantly Killed When Hit by Radial Car. Stepping off a Comet bus at Preston, close to the tracks, Mrs. Alton Eby was struck down by a Galt bound Grand River radial car and died almost instantly. She suffered severe injuries to her head and limbs. Mrs. Eby was the last passenger to leave the busand did not see the approaching radial car. Her death came as a shock to her friends. She was in her 28th year and leaves a husband and two young sons. She is also survived by a widowed mother, Mrs. Johnson of Hespeler, four sisters and two brothers.

      Waterloo Chronicle 17 Nov 1927 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S392] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1911, Div. 21 Pg. 2.

    2. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Eby/ Ila/ 1897 - 1927/ Alton/ 1896 - 1979/ Rest In Peace./ [Footstones] Mother/ Father.

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Ila Eby Gender:Female Birth Year:abt 1897 Birth Place:Hespeler Age at Death:30 Death Date:Nov 1927 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Alton Eby Age:24 Birth Date:abt 1897 Birth Place:Bridgeport, Ontario Marriage Date:24 Mar 1921 Marriage County or District:York Father:William H Eby Mother:Susan Gaeler Eby Spouse:Ila Johnson Spouse's Age:23 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1898 Spouse Birth Place:Hespeler Spouse Father:William Johnson Spouse Mother:Laura Frush

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 2 Nov 1897 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1921 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - killed in vehicle accident - 1927 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Killed by Street Car - Fractured Skull - 13 Nov 1927 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Nov 1927 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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