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George C. Kaitting 

George C. Kaitting

Male 1865 - 1929

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  • Birth  11 Jun 1865  Bronte, Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Business  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Geo. C. Kaitting & Sons, Limited 
    Galt-Geo.Kaitting&SonsLtd-1921-Advert.JPG
    Galt-Geo.Kaitting&SonsLtd-1921-Advert.JPG
    image from Sounenir of Galt 1827-1927
    Interesting Life Story  inventor of the Kaitting Washer 
    Invention  inventor of the Kaitting Washer 
    Occupation  1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Machinist 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-62045 
    Died  25 Aug 1929 
    Buried  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I62045  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Nov 2018 

    Father  William Kaitting,   b. Abt 1834, Of, Bronte, Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Mary Jane Johnstone,   b. Abt 1834, Of, Bronte, Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F17920  Group Sheet

    Family  Isabella Kinsman,   b. 20 Aug 1858, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1948 
    Married  14 Jul 1886  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Herbert A. Kaitting,   b. 1 Apr 1887, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1968
     2. Minnie Rose Kaitting,   b. 13 Nov 1891, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1984, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Clarence Richard Kaitting,   b. 12 Jun 1895, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1973
     4. Edna Marion Kaitting,   b. 15 Sep 1898, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1907
     5. Mabel Kaitting,   b. 24 Feb 1901, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F16211  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • GEORGE C. KAITTING 1865-1929

      George C. Kaitting was born in Trafalgar Township in Ontario on June 11, 1865 and came to Galt in 1884. Mr. Kaitting had wide experience as a mechanic and from 1900 to the time of his death, Mr. Kaitting was associated with his son Herbert Kaitting in the manufacture of water motor washing machines. In the 1920's the company also handled machinery and mill supplies. Mr. Kaitting died on August 25, 1929 and is buried in Mount View Cemetery.

      Cambridge Mosaic, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge

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      He was the inventor of the Kaitting Washer - one of the first electric washing machines.

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-6 page 2.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      George Kaitting Born: Bronte Halton CO Age: 21 Father: William Kaitting Mother: Mary Jane Johnstone Kaitting Born: abt 1865 Spouse: Bella Kinsman Age: 24 born: Gall Father: Richard Kinsman Mother: Isabella Grant married 14 Jul 1886 married: Waterloo, Galt

    3. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ George C. Kaitting/ born June 11th 1865-died Aug.25th 1929/ his wife/ Isabella Kinsman/ born Aug.20th 1858-died Jan 12th 1948/ Edna Marion daughter/ born Sept.15th 1898-died Nov.18th 1907/ Herbert A. Kaitting/ born Apr.1st 1887-died May 17th 1968/ Millie Heise beloved wife of/ Herbrt A Kaitting/ born Mar.4,1885-died Oct.24,1943/ Kaitting

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 11 Jun 1865 - Bronte, Halton Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Geo. C. Kaitting & Sons, Limited - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jul 1886 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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