Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Hugh Elton Armstrong

Male 1938 - 2003  (~ 65 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Hugh Elton Armstrong was born CA 1938 (son of Elgin Ross Armstrong and Myrtle Ella Holm); died 10 Jan 2003, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 15 Jan 2003.

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    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-403219

    Notes:

    ARMSTRONG, Hugh Elton - Of Golden Years Nursing Home, Cambridge, on Friday, January 10, 2003, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in his 66th year. Dear father of Jerremy and Ross and his wife Gena. Lovingly remembered by two sisters, Beverly Osborne and her husband Bert and Dawn Idenden and her husband Brian. Predeceased by his parents, Ross and Myrtle Armstrong and two daughters Margaret and Michelle. Mr. Armstrong was born in Galt and had been a lifelong resident of the area. He was retired from Hostess Foods after 49 years. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service was held at the Barthel Funeral Home, Cambridge (653-3251) on Wednesday, January 15, 2003. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated by the family.

    Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

    Hugh — Doris. Doris was born 1939; died 5 Mar 2009, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Ross Armstrong
    2. Michelle Armstrong died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Jeremy Armstrong
    4. Margaret Armstrong died Yes, date unknown.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Elgin Ross Armstrong was born 16 Jul 1905, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada (son of Thomas Howie Armstrong and Charlotte "Lottie" Patterson); died 1986; was buried , Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

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    • Name: Ross Armstrong
    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-231922P
    • Residence: 1911, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist

    Elgin — Myrtle Ella Holm. Myrtle (daughter of Elton Lewis Holm and Ellen Lucy "Lucy" Stark) was born 19 Jun 1912, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1985; was buried , Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Myrtle Ella Holm was born 19 Jun 1912, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Elton Lewis Holm and Ellen Lucy "Lucy" Stark); died 1985; was buried , Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

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    • Name: Myrtle Ella Armstrong
    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-68444P

    Children:
    1. 1. Hugh Elton Armstrong was born CA 1938; died 10 Jan 2003, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 15 Jan 2003.
    2. Beverly Armstrong died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Dawn Armstrong died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Thomas Howie Armstrong was born 20 Mar 1875, , Ontario, Canada; died 8 Dec 1953; was buried , Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

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    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-231888P
    • Occupation: 1911, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer
    • Residence: 1911, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist

    Thomas married Charlotte "Lottie" Patterson 16 Apr 1902, Sheffield, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario. Charlotte was born 13 Sep 1875, , Ontario, Canada; died 13 Jan 1943; was buried , Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Charlotte "Lottie" Patterson was born 13 Sep 1875, , Ontario, Canada; died 13 Jan 1943; was buried , Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

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    • Name: Charlotte "Lottie" Armstrong
    • Name: Lottie Patterson
    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-231899P
    • Residence: 1911, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist

    Children:
    1. Howie Bruce "Bruce" Armstrong was born 1 Jun 1903, Rockton, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario; died 25 Dec 1987, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 28 Dec 1987, Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 2. Elgin Ross Armstrong was born 16 Jul 1905, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada; died 1986; was buried , Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Marjorie Ellen Armstrong was born 30 Aug 1908, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Margaret Jane Armstrong was born 3 May 1911, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  3. 6.  Elton Lewis Holm was born 12 Dec 1885, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada (son of Cyrus Holm and Matilda Cober); died 26 Feb 1957, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

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    • Business: Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Holm's Dairy
    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-225330
    • Occupation: 1901, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; ? Picker
    • Occupation: 1911, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Laborer, Woolen Mill
    • Residence: 1911, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist
    • Residence: 1928, 150 Hewat St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada

    Notes:

    HOLM, ELTON LEWIS

    Of R. R. #6, Galt, former well-known Preston citizen and businessman for many years, at South Waterloo Memorial Hospital, suddenly of a heart attack, late on Tuesday afternoon, aged 72 years. He was born in Puslinch Township, near Hespeler. He came to Preston in his early years and lived here until ten years ago, when he moved to Galt. For some years, he was employed as a conductor with Grand River Railway. Then, for twenty-three years, he operated Holm's Dairy in Preston. Keenly active in the work of the Loyal Orange Lodge, he was a member of the Galt Lodge and the Royal Black Preceptory of Waterloo County, past master of L. O. L. in Preston and past county master of the County Orange Lodge, while he was also past preceptor of the Royal Black Preceptory of Waterloo County. Mr. Holm was a staunch member and elder of Lincoln Avenue United Church in Galt. Surviving are his wife, Clare MacKenzie; five daughters, Mrs. Ross Armstrong of Waterloo Township; Mrs. Wilbert Ernst of Preston; Mrs. Norman Rae of Hespeler; Mrs. Felix Walters of Galt; Mrs. Grafton Downer of Lydenhurst, Long Island, NY; four brothers, Alvin of Preston; Earl of Hamilton; Ruldan of Baupaume, SK; Claude of Goodalls, Ml; four sisters, Mrs. Isaac Wismer of Galt; Mrs. Glen Turner of Lapeer, Ml; Mrs. William Bidelman of Yale, Ml; Mrs. Wallace Burrows of R. R. #2, Hespeler; and thirteen grandchildren. His first wife, Lucy Stark, predeceased him in Preston in 1947 and a sister, Mrs. Harry Higgins died at Marlette, Ml in 1956. Service was conducted by Rev. Arthur Lewis of Lincoln Ave. United Church in Galt.

    -Son of Cyrus Holm and Matilda Cober.

    -Information from the marriage certificate of Isabel Salome Holm: Born c. 1889, daughter of Cyrus Holm and Matilda Cober. On Nov. 10, 1909, she married Isaac Wismer.

    A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 1, Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
    Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark

    Elton married Ellen Lucy "Lucy" Stark 27 Apr 1910, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. Ellen (daughter of Christopher Stark and Catherine Hertzel) was born 22 Aug 1890, Saltfleet Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario; died 22 May 1947, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Ellen Lucy "Lucy" Stark was born 22 Aug 1890, Saltfleet Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario (daughter of Christopher Stark and Catherine Hertzel); died 22 May 1947, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

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    • Name: Ellen Lucy "Lucy" Holm
    • Name: Lucy Ellen Stark
    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-83088
    • Occupation: 1901, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; School
    • Residence: 1911, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist
    • Residence: 1928, 150 Hewat St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada

    Children:
    1. 3. Myrtle Ella Holm was born 19 Jun 1912, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1985; was buried , Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Beatrice Luella Holm was born 9 Mar 1914, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 17 Aug 1966, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Irelene L. Holm was born 22 Oct 1916, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1988; was buried , New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Cyrus Holm was born 1 Dec 1862, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada (son of Daniel Holm and Esther Pannebecker); died 20 Feb 1906, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

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    • Eby ID Number: 00087-5125.2
    • Residence: 1883, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada
    • Occupation: 1901, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Farmer

    Notes:

    HOLM, CYRUS

    The funeral of Mr. Holm, who died at Galt Hospital early Tuesday morning, February 20, 1906, after undergoing an operation for appendicitis, was held from his residence to Wanner's Cemetery on Thursday afternoon. He was in his 45th year and was well and favourably known in Hespeler. He leaves a widow and large family.

    -Hespeler Herald, February 26, 1906.

    -Information from the death certificate: Of appendicitis at 42 years of age.

    A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 1, Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
    Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark

    Cyrus married Matilda Cober 25 Dec 1883, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Matilda (daughter of Jacob Cober and Mary Groh) was born 9 Nov 1860, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died 1 Jul 1928, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 4 Jul 1928, Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Matilda Cober was born 9 Nov 1860, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada (daughter of Jacob Cober and Mary Groh); died 1 Jul 1928, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 4 Jul 1928, Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

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    • Name: Matilda Holm
    • Eby ID Number: 00025-1999
    • Residence: 1883, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada
    • Residence: 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Methodist
    • Retired: 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada

    Notes:

    Matilda Cober, "was born November 9th, 1860. She is married to Cyrus Holm, a farmer. They reside at Puslinch Lake and have a family of seven children."

    Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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    Mrs. Matilda Holm

    The death occurred on Sunday, at the home of her son, Elton Holm, Hewitt street, of Mrs. Matilda Holm, in her 68th year, after a lingering illness. The deceased whose maiden name, was Matilda Cober and was born in Puslinch and had lived practically all her life in the district. Her husband, Siras Holm, predeceased her 23 years ago. She is survived by five sons, Elton and Alvin, of Preston; Ruldan of Witchekan, Sask., Claude of Yale, Mich., Earl of Hamilton, also five daughters, Miss Pearl Holm of Guelph, Mrs. Harry Higgins of Gooderich, Mich., Mrs Wallace Burrows of Eden Mills. The funeral will be held on Wednesday afternoon, from the residence of her son, on Hewitt street, to Wanner's cemetery.

    Kitchener Daily Record 3 Jul 1928 pg 3

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    HOLM, MATILDA (Nee Cober)


    The funeral of Matilda Cober, relict of Cyrus Holm, who died on Sunday, July 1, 1928, was held on Wed., July 4th at the home of her son, Elton Holm of 174 Hewat St. in Galt to Wanner's Cemetery. She was in her 68th year. Mrs. Holm was well known and the funeral was largely attended. Rev. A. O. W. Foreman, pastor of the United Church, was in charge of the services, which were held at the house. Pallbearers: Earl Holm of Hamilton; Alvin Holm of Preston; Wallace Burrows of Eden Mills; Elton Holm of Preston; Isaac Wismer and Ralph Wismer, both of Preston.

    -Information from the death certificate: Born in Puslinch Township on November 9, 1860, daughter of Jacob Cober and Mary Groh. Died age 67 years, 7 months and 22 days. Informant - her son, Elton Holm.

    A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 1, Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
    Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark

    Children:
    1. 6. Elton Lewis Holm was born 12 Dec 1885, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died 26 Feb 1957, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Isaac Alvin "Alvin" Holm was born 13 Jul 1886, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died 1971; was buried , Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Hester Priscilla "Priscilla" Holm was born 31 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Salome Isabella "Isabella "Bella" Holm was born 7 Sep 1889, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died 9 Oct 1966, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 12 Oct 1966, Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Joseph Ruldan Lawrence "Ruldan" Holm was born 6 Jul 1891, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. Claud Vernon Holm was born 4 Nov 1892, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. Harold Ferdinand Holm was born 26 Apr 1894, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada; died 1896; was buried , Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Earl Clare Holm was born 8 Feb 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Mabel Viola Holm was born 22 Aug 1898, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    10. Pearl Lillian Holm was born 21 Oct 1900, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. Gertrude Laurene Hahn was born 1 Nov 1902, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 17 Mar 1958, RR2, Hespeler, Waterloo Region, Ontario; was buried , Crieff Cemetery, Crieff, Wellington Co., Ontario.

  3. 14.  Christopher Stark was born 13 Nov 1859, , Ontario, Canada (son of Karl "Charles" Stark and Maria "Mary" Homuth); died Yes, date unknown.

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    • Name: Christian Stark
    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-83085
    • Residence: 1861, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Lutheran
    • Immigration: 1883, , Canada
    • Occupation: 1901, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Teamster
    • Occupation: 1911, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Teamster, Woolen Mill
    • Residence: 1911, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Lutheran

    Christopher married Catherine Hertzel Morriston, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada. Catherine was born 10 Sep 1866, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Catherine Hertzel was born 10 Sep 1866, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

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    • Name: Catherine Stark
    • Eby ID Number: Waterloo-83086
    • Immigration: 1899, , Canada
    • Residence: 1911, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; Lutheran

    Children:
    1. Emma Stark was born 29 Feb 1884, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 7. Ellen Lucy "Lucy" Stark was born 22 Aug 1890, Saltfleet Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario; died 22 May 1947, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Clarence Walter Stark was born 17 Oct 1893, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Maud Hertzel Stark was born 4 Jul 1896, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Ida Lilliane Stark was born 7 May 1898, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. Sylvester Stark was born 22 Jun 1900, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. Lena Irene "Irene" Stark was born Mar 1902, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.