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

Colonel Kenneth Goodman, K. C.

Male 1839 - 1923  (83 years)


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  • Name Kenneth Goodman 
    Prefix Colonel 
    Suffix K. C. 
    Born 30 Mar 1839  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military Fenian Raids 
    • As captain of the New Hamburg Infantry Company be did outpost duty during the Fenian Raid, serving at Goderich and other points on the frontier. After the 29th Waterloo Battalion was organized in September, 1866, he was given command.
    Occupation 1871  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Attorney 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-126028 
    Died 9 Jan 1923  Parkhill, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Parkhill Cemetery, Parkhill, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I126028  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Family Annie Georgina "Georgina" Hainer,   b. 4 May 1842, St. Catharines, Welland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1913, Parkhill, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Annie Maud Goodman,   b. CALC 1 May 1861, Dundas, West Flamborough Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1872, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 11 years)
     2. Ambrose Kenneth Goodman,   b. 1862, St. Catharines, Welland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1919, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Mabel Alexandra Goodman,   b. Apr 1865, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1951  (Age ~ 85 years)
     4. Edith Helen H. Goodman,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F31187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Former Resident Died.

      The death is reported of a former resident of New Hamburg, Col. Kenneth Goodman, K. C., who passed away at Parkhill in his 84th year. He opened a law office here in 1860. As captain of the New Hamburg Infantry Company be did outpost duty during the Fenian Raid, serving at Goderich and other points on the frontier. After the 29th Waterloo Battalion was organized in September, 1866, he was given command. Col. Goodman removed about 1870 to Parkhill and continued his law practice there. His wife predeceased him twelve years ago and his son Ambrose three years ago. Two daughters one in Toronto and one in Winnipeg survive. Interment took place at Parkhill last Thursday.

      Waterloo Chronicle, 25 Jan 1923, p. 6

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      Waterloo County Council

      The new County Council of Waterloo will be composed of the following gentlemen; - Berlin, H. Krase?, Reeve, W. Jaffray, Deputy, Galt, John Flemming, Reeve, Alex. Mcgregor, Deputy, Waterloo Village, Mr. Springer Reev, Preston A. A. Erb, Reeve, New Hamburgh, K. Goodman, Reeve, Hespeler, Geo Hespeer, Reeve, Waterloo Township, Ephraim Erb, Reev, O. Randall and Henry McNally, Deputies, Woolwich, J. D. Snyder?, Reeve, John I. Wideman, Deputy, Wilmot H. D. Ty, Reeve, C. Zoeger, Deputy, Wellesley, F. Walzer? Reeve, H. Martinson?, Deputy, North Dumfries, Thos. Marshall, Reeve, George Newpace?, Deputy, Messrs, Krtz, Jaffray, J. B. Seyler? KarGese? And Goodman are new men, the other have all been members of the old council.

      Guelph Evening Mercury, 13 Jan. 1869

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      ELECTION IN NEW HAMBURG.-Our Correspondent from that place says, last Saturday we had a new election of Reeve, and one Councilman. The Reeve in place of Col. Goodman (who did not qualify,) and one Councilman in place of J. L Wilson who resigned. This was a very close election. The excitement was kept up all day. - At the close of the poll the candidates stood as follows:--Reeve, Dr. W. H. Bouulee, 47 ; Mr. J. L. Wilson, 43; Councilmen; Mr. Samuel Merner, 44 ; Mr. Jno. RAU, 42.

      Waterloo Chronicle, 28 Jan 1869, p. 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S250] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1871, Page 35.

    2. [S3172] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/193800668/kenneth-goodman.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Mar 1839 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Attorney - 1871 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jan 1923 - Parkhill, Middlesex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parkhill Cemetery, Parkhill, Middlesex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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