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Edwin John Getty 

Edwin John Getty

Male 1870 - 1956

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  • Birth  24 Dec 1870  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada 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 
    Getty and Scott Shoe Co. Ltd. later Scott Shoe Co. Ltd. 
    Scott Shoe Company Galt
    Scott Shoe Company Galt
    Getty and Scott Shoe Manufacturers - 1904 Business postcard
    Getty and Scott Shoe Manufacturers - 1904 Business postcard
    Galt-Getty&Scott-0001-Factory.jpg
    Galt-Getty&Scott-0001-Factory.jpg
    Galt-Getty&Scott-0002-Advert.jpg
    Galt-Getty&Scott-0002-Advert.jpg
    Interesting Life Story  business, 
    Occupation  1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Shoe Maker 
    Occupation  1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Manufacturer, Shoe Factory 
    Religion  1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-65829 
    Died  9 Dec 1956  [3
    Buried  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I65829  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Jan 2019 

    Family  Katherine Paulina Grobe,   b. 27 Jun 1871, , , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1946 
    Children 
     1. Clarence Frank Getty,   b. 9 Feb 1893, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1900, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Edwin C. Getty,   b. 14 May 1891, , , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lillie May Getty,   b. 7 Jun 1895, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1967
    Family ID  F17196  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Edwin John Getty was born in Paris, Ontario and was a resident of Galt for about 60 years. A shoemaker by trade he began making shoes in 1893. In 1899 he went into partnership with F. Stewart Scott to form Getty and Scott, manufacturers of the "The Classic Shoe", high quality childrens' shoes. He served as president until 1912 when he sold his share to his partner and retired.


      Cambridge Mosaic , Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [abbreviated snippet from original text in book]

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-10 Page 1.

    2. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 18 Page 9.

    3. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery.
      [E] G/ In memoriam/ Lillie May LORIMER/ June 7, 1895 - Mar. 1, 1967/ daughter of/ Edwin & Katherine Getty/ GETTY/
      [W] G/ In memoriam/ Edwin J. GETTY/ Dec. 24, 1870 - Dec. 9, 1956/ Katherine P. GROB/ beloved wife of/ Edwin J. GETTY/ June 27, 1871 - June 24, 1946/ Clarence Frank son of/ Edwin J. & Katherine GETTY/ Feb. 9, 1893 - Feb. 16, 1900/ GETTY/

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Getty and Scott Shoe Co. Ltd. later Scott Shoe Co. Ltd. - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shoe Maker - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer, Shoe Factory - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - 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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