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

William Leighton[1]

Male 1815 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name William Leighton 
    Born 1815  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1853  Skene, Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Blacksmith 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Crosshill 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Free Church 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Blacksmith 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Blacksmith 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-109490 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I109490  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 

    Family Jane Kynoch,   b. 1822, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1840  [4
    Children 
     1. Robert Leighton,   b. 6 Apr 1845, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1930, Newton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Mary Leighton,   b. 1846, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jane Leighton,   b. 1848, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Barbara Leighton,   b. 1851, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Isabella Leighton,   b. 10 Feb 1851, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1936, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. Barbara Wilma Leighton,   b. Feb 1853, Skene, Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. William Kynoch Leighton,   b. 23 Sep 1855, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     8. Janet Troup Leighton,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Mary Ann Leighton,   b. 1862, Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. John Marshall Leighton,   b. 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F27882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 14439-92.
      John Emanuel FOREMAN, 32, South Cayuga, Toronto, s/o John FOREMAN & Dinah SHERK, married Mary Ann LEIGHTON, 22, of Cross Hill - Waterloo, d/o William LEIGHTON & Jane KYNOCH, witn: David CARLYLE & Mrs. Helen CAROLL, both of Toronto, 29 April 1892

    2. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 4 Page 33.

    3. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 2a, Pg 44.

    4. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Sect. 17 Page 117.

    5. [S27] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Records, Parish registers for Skene, 1681-1854 Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Skene (Aberdeenshire) Film 993360.
      Barbara Leighton b. Feb 1853, chr. 10 Aug 1853 Skene, Aberdeen, Scotland d/o William Leighton and Jane Kynoch

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1815 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1853 - Skene, Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Crosshill - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Church - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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