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Hugh Griffin "Pete" Ariss
Male 1893 - 1936


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  • Birth  5 Apr 1893  Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Driver, Lilery Stable 
    Religion  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Methodist 
    Misfortune  1936  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    killed by fall 
    Name  Pete Ariss  [6
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-53531P 
    Died  29 Dec 1936  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Buried  1 Jan 1937  Kinzie-Bean Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region. Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Person ID  I53531  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Mar 2019 

    Father  William Thomas Ariss,   b. 7 Feb 1837, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1927, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susannah Wismer,   b. 29 May 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1914, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Dec 1881  Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F13850  Group Sheet

    Family  Laura Kinzie,   b. 10 Nov 1894, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981 
    Married  20 Oct 1914  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Griffith Ariss,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Griffin Gordon Ariss,   b. 2 Feb 1916,   d. 4 Jul 2011, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Paul Ariss
    Family ID  F36890  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Phone Lineman Dies of Injuries - Hugh Ariss of Preston Succumbs Week After Falling From Pole - By Record Correspondent - PRESTON, Dec. 30 - Victim of an accident near Kissuth one week ago today, Hugh "Pete" Ariss of Kress Hill, Preston, passed away this morning at the Galt general hospital. An employee of the rural telephone service, Mr. Ariss fell from a pole and suffered injuries which today proved fatal. I his 44th year, he had been employed by the rural telephone system for two years. Prior to that, he was employed by the Preston Hydro system, and had done some line work at Hespeler. Originally, he was a farmer in the Clearview district. He is survived by his wife, nee Laura Kinzie; two sons, Griffith and Paul, both at home; four brothers, William of Kitchener, Thomas of Saginaw, Mich., and John and Benjamin of Winterbourne; and four sisters, Mrs. Robert Cornell, Upper Darby, Pa.; Mrs. John Stadelbauer, Ingersoll; Mrs. R.J. Downey, Saginaw and Mrs. John Mackie of Kitchener. Private funeral services will be held at his Kress Hill home at two o'clock Friday with public services following at the Preston Gospel Tabernacle at 2: 30. Burial will be in the Doon Cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record - 30 Dec 1936, pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-1 Page 8.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Hugh Griffin Ariss Born: 5 Apr 1893 County: Waterloo Father: William Ariss Mother: Susanna Wismer parent's marriage 25 Dec 1881, Elora, Ontario

    3. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 28 Pg. 9.

    4. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Hugh Griffin Ariss - Dec 30 1936 pg 1.

    5. [S186] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kinzie-Bean CC#5424 Internet Link .
      Hugh G. Ariss/ 1893-1936/ Asleep In Jesus

    6. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Hugh Griffin "Pete" Ariss - 30 Dec 1936, Pg 1.

    7. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Griffin Gordon Ariss - 3 Feb 1915.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Driver, Lilery Stable - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Oct 1914 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - killed by fall - 1936 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Dec 1936 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Jan 1937 - Kinzie-Bean Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region. Ontario Link to Google Earth
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