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Robert Young Fish
Male 1839 - 1928


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  • Birth  9 Jul 1839  Trafalgar Township, Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender  Male 
    Business  1860  Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • The saw mill of R. Y. Fish has been established 25 years, and employs 10 hands in the manufacture of lumber, staves and cheese boxes.

      1885 Waterloo Directory
    Occupation  1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Merchant 
    Religion  1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    W. Methodist 
    Occupation  1875  Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    merchant 
    Occupation  1876  Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Postmaster 
    Occupation  1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    2nd Deputy Reeve of Wellesley 
    Occupation  1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Store Keeper 
    Occupation  1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Merchant 
    Religion  1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Anglican 
    Elected Office  1894  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mayor - Waterloo 
    Name  R Y Fish  [12
    Name  Y. R. Fish 
    Occupation  1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1911  Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Merchant 
    Religion  1911  Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Occupation  1921  King St., Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    ? Merchant 
    Religion  1921  King St., Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-51297 
    Died  1928  Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: broncho pneumonia (4 days), acute heart failure 
    Buried  Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I51297  Generations
    Last Modified  15 Mar 2017 

    Father  Joseph Fish,   b. CA 1807, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Elizabeth Defield,   b. Abt 1807, Of, Trafalgar Township, Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F18214  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Sarah Amelia "Amelia" Dyson,   b. 27 Sep 1841, Churchville, Peel Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1914, Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Nov 1875  Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Franklin Wiman "Frank" Fish,   b. 2 Oct 1876, Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1881, Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F13268  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Mary Jane Reynolds,   b. 30 May 1845, Duffin's Creek, Pickering Township, Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1867, Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Dec 1864  , Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
     1. Robert B. Fish,   b. Nov 1865, Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Burton Fish,   b. 1867, Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Fish,   b. 1867, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F18208  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-5 Page 16.

    2. [S120] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Hawkesville Union CC#4529 Internet Link Hawkesville Cemetery.
      Mary Jane wife of Robert Y Fish / 1845-1867 / Sarah Amelia wife of R Y fish / 1837-1914 / their son Frank Wiman 1876-1881 / Robert Y Fish / 1835-1928

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Robert Young Fish d. 12 Apr 1928 Linwood b. 9 Jul 1835 Ontario, occupation: merchant, son of Joseph Fish (b. USA) & Eliza Defield (b. Ontario) informant: Robert Fish (son), cause: broncho pneumonia (4 days), acute heart failure

    4. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 5 Page 55.

    5. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 12 Page 17.

    6. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 11454 (1875), Robt. Young Fish-Sarah Amelia Dyson..
      Robt Young Fish, merchant in Linwood Birth Place: Trafalgar Co Halton Ont Age: 39 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836 Father Name: Joseph Fish Mother Name: Eliza Fish Spouse Name: Sarah Amelia Dyson, residence Toronto, Spouse's Age: 38 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1837 Spouse Birth Place: Churchville Co Peel Spouse Father Name: John Alfred Dyson Spouse Mother Name: Theresa Amelia Dyson Marriage Date: 17 Nov 1875 Marriage Place: York, Toronto

    7. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub Dist. 10 Page 14.

    8. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 29.

    9. [S2418] Town of Waterloo 1891 Sect. 3, Section 3 Page 55.

    10. [S1430] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1884-1885 "Waterloo County Gazetteer and Directory for 1884-1885".

    11. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Frank Winman Fish Born: 2 Oct 1876 County: Waterloo Father: Robert Y Fish (postmaster Linwood) Mother: Sarah Amelia Dyan

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 24 Nov 1881.
      18 Nov 1881 Franklin Fish, son of R.Y. Fish, 2nd deputy reeve of Wellesley, died in Linwood of diptheria at age of 5 years, 1 month and 16 days.

    13. [S35] Vit - ON, Perth - Marriage Register of Perth County 1858-1869.
      Mary Jane Reynolds Born: Canada Res: Wellesley Township Age: 18 Father: James Mother: Lydia Born: 1846 Spouse: Robert G. Trish Age: 27 born: Canada Res: Wellesley Township Born: 1837 Father: Joseph Mother: Elizabeth married 17 Dec 1864 county: Perth

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 9 Jul 1839 - Trafalgar Township, Halton Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - 1860 - Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Dec 1864 - , Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - W. Methodist - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - merchant - 1875 - Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Nov 1875 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - 1876 - Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 2nd Deputy Reeve of Wellesley - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Store Keeper - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Mayor - Waterloo - 1894 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ? - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1911 - Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ? Merchant - 1921 - King St., Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1921 - King St., Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: broncho pneumonia (4 days), acute heart failure - 1928 - Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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