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

Martha Jane Hodgson

Female 1886 - 1971  (85 years)


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  • Name Martha Jane Hodgson 
    Born 4 Feb 1886  Guelph Township, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Family Photograph John Edmund Chester and Martha Jane Hodgson 
    John Edmund Chester and Martha Jane Hodgson
    John Edmund Chester and Martha Jane Hodgson
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    Name Martha Jane Chester 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-114274 
    Died 16 Dec 1971  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I114274  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Robert Hodgson,   b. CALC 6 Sep 1865, Nassagaweya Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1931, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Hannah Towell,   b. 15 Jul 1863, Guelph Township, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1934, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1885  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F222133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Edmund Chester,   b. 2 Mar 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1950, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1904  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Edna Martha Chester,   b. 17 Jan 1905, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1979, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Elmer John Chester,   b. 26 Aug 1907, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1980, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Margaret Isabel Chester,   b. 29 Jul 1909, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1995, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. Robert Leonard Chester,   b. 5 Jun 1912, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1991, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Ethel Willow Chester,   b. 5 Jun 1914, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 2001, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Ernie Richard Chester,   b. 28 Aug 1916, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1987, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Helen Frances Chester,   b. 11 Dec 1918, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1995, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F23289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • CHESTER, MARTHA M.

      Formerly of Hespeler and Puslinch Township, at the Wellington County Home in Fergus, on Sunday afternoon, January 27, 1971, in her 87th year. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Chester. Survived by a sister, Bertha (Mrs. Charles Brown) of Hespeler. Service at the Nelson Funeral Home, 23 Galt St. in Hespeler on Tuesday at 2: 30. Interment Hespeler Cemetery.

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

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Martha Jane Hodgson Date of Birth:4 Feb 1886 Gender:Female Birth Place:Wellington, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Robert Hodgson Mother's name:Hannah Towell

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Robert Hodgson Age:20 Birth Date:abt 1865 Birth Place:Nassagaweya, Ontario Marriage Date:12 Aug 1885 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:John Hodgson Mother:Sarah Laue Hodgson Spouse:Hannah Lowell Spouse's Age:21 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1864 Spouse Birth Place:Guelph Township Spouse Father:James Lowell Spouse Mother:Martha P Lowell

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Martha Jay Hodgson Age:18 Birth Date:abt 1886 Birth Place:Guelph Marriage Date:24 Feb 1904 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Robert Hodgson Mother:Hannah Tovell Spouse:John Edmond Chester Spouse's Age:25 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1879 Spouse Birth Place:Waterloo Township Spouse Father:John Chester Spouse Mother:Catharine Steep

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Feb 1886 - Guelph Township, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Feb 1904 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Dec 1971 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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