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

Family: Robert G. Gofton / Rosannah Fonger (F211174)

m. 1 May 1859


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  • Father | Male
    Robert G. Gofton

    Born  25 Feb 1832  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Feb 1888  Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  1 May 1859  [1]  , Oxford Co., Ontario  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Samuel Gofton | F27105 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elizabeth Hall | F27105 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Rosannah Fonger

    Born  25 Oct 1841  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Apr 1918  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  William Fonger | F27369 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Regne Day | F27369 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Alvina Gofton

    Born  1859  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Female
    Elmira Gofton

    Born  1859  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Benjamin Godbold | F23760 
    Married  10 Nov 1879  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Elma Gofton

    Born  1861  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Roger Fonger Gofton

    Born  4 Jan 1863  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Apr 1949  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Anna Bella Woelfle | F10244 
    Married  1 Jan 1896  Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Schneider | F19393 
    Married  20 Oct 1886  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Schneider | F244634 
    Married  Oct 1886   

    Samuel F. GoftonChild 5 | Male
    Samuel F. Gofton

    Born  18 Sep 1864  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1936   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary Jane Copley | F10212 
    Married     

    Child 6 | Female
    Lydia Jane Gofton

    Born  Mar 1868  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Ervin E. Bricker | F35147 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Female
    Isabella Gofton

    Born  3 Jun 1870  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1944   
    Buried    Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Alfred Meyer | F11921 
    Married     

    Child 8 | Male
    Robert Gofton

    Born  1872  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Rachel Alice Woodsworth | F175616 
    Married     

    Child 9 | Female
    Rosa Maria "Rose" Gofton

    Born  13 Jul 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1975   
    Buried    Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  George Henry Nyland | F39747 
    Married     

    Child 10 | Male
    John Gofton

    Born  1876  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 11 | Male
    Smyth F. Gofton

    Born  8 Sep 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Jul 1943  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elisabeth M. Babcock | F184841 
    Married     

    Child 12 | Male
    Isaac F. Gofton

    Born  10 Oct 1883  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S58] Vit - ON, Oxford - Oxford County Marriage Register 1858-1869.
      Name: Robert Gofton Residence: Blenheim Township Father Name: Samuel Gofton Mother Name: Elizabeth Gofton Spouse Name: Rosanna Fonger Spouse Birth Place: Ontario Spouse Residence: Blenheim Township Spouse Father Name: William Fonger Spouse Mother Name: Mary Fonger Marriage Date: 1 May 1859 Marriage County or District: Oxford