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

John Israel Playford

Male 1867 - 1932  (64 years)


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  • Name John Israel Playford 
    Born 4 Aug 1867  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Church of England 
    Occupation 1898  Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    blacksmith 
    Occupation 1901  Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    blacksmith 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-109406P 
    Died 14 Feb 1932  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I109406  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Stephen Playford,   b. 1824, Corpusty, , Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1899  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Caroline Bird,   b. 1831, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1872  (Age 41 years) 
    Family ID F176731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma L. Schaefer,   b. 29 Feb 1878, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1959 
    Married 19 Oct 1898  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Birwell Stephen Playford,   b. 16 Jan 1901, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1954  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F26932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 4 Page 30.

    2. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 2a, Pg 42.

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate (1898), Playford-Schaefer.
      Israel J. Playford, 27, blacksmith of Crosshill, b. Wellesley tp. s/o Stephen Playford & Caroline Bird married Emma L. Schaefer, 23?, res. Berlin, b. Howick, d/o Fredk. Schaefer & Mary Eimechter, married 19 Oct 1898 Berlin

    4. [S481] Census - ON, Wellington, Maryborough - 1901, Div 1 pg 3.
      John Playford b. 3 Aug 1868, age 32, b. Ontario, Pres., blacksmith
      Emma 2(2) Feb 1875, aged 25, b. Ontario, Pres.
      Louella M. 14 Aug 1899, b. Ontario
      Stephen B. b. 16 Jan 1901.b. Ontario

    5. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Playford/ in loving memory of/ John Israel Playford/ Aug. 4, 1867-Feb. 14, 1932/ his wife/ Emma L. Schaefer/ Feb. 29, 1878-Jan. 27, 1959/ I shall be satisfied when I/ awake with thy likeness

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Aug 1867 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - blacksmith - 1898 - Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1898 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - blacksmith - 1901 - Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 1932 - 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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