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

William M. B. Smith

Male 1874 - 1941  (67 years)


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  • Name William M. B. Smith 
    Born 1 Feb 1874  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Brush Maker 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Brush Maker, Brush Factory 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-129588 
    Died 3 Nov 1941  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Cause: Heart Attack 
    Buried 6 Nov 1941  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I129588  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father George Smith,   b. 21 Dec 1847, Rome, , New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1928, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Sarah Bobsin,   b. 16 Oct 1856, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1932, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F31980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rose Mary Jane Burkholder,   b. 10 Nov 1876, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1912, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1896  Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Evelyn Smith,   b. Aug 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Stanley Reginald Smith,   b. 8 Apr 1912, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1992  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F223481  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WILLIAM M. B . SMITH

      PRESTON, Nov. 1— A life-long resident of Preston, William M. Smith died suddenly of a heart attack at his home early this evening. He was 67 years of age. Mr. Smith was born in Preston and was a member of the Baptist church. He had been employed with the former E. B. Salyerds Company, as a machine hand for 23 years. Surviving are one son, Stanley, one daughter, Mrs. Harvey Blondell, a sister, Mrs. William Beckett and two brothers, Edward B. Smith and Charles M. B., all of Preston. The remains are at the H. K. Stager Funeral Home where services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2.30. Interment will be made in the Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 4 Nov 1941 pg 15

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 20.

    2. [S297] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1881, Page 34.

    3. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 18.

    4. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Left Side] In Memory Of/ Rose J. Burkholder/ Born Nov. 10, 1876, Died Apr. 14, 1912/ Beloved Wife Of/ William M. B. Smith/ Born Feb. 1,1874 - Died Nov. 3, 1941/ For Me To Live Is Christ And To Die Is Cain/ Smith/ [Right Side] Stanley R. Smith/ Apr. 8, 1912 - Aug. 3, 1992./ [Front] [Pillow Stone] In Memory Of/ Hattie M. B. Smith/ May 7, 1876 - Apr. 13, 1944/ Beloved Wife Of/ William P. Beckett/ May 30, 1880 - Feb. 24, 1946.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 13 Feb 1873.
      06 Feb 1873 By Rev. Stobbs in Berlin, George Smith of Preston was married to Sarah Bolson of Breslau.

    6. [S2460] Marriage.
      News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 13 Feb 1873.
      06 Feb 1873 By Rev. Stobbs in Berlin, George Smith of Preston was married to Sarah Bolson of Breslau.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Rose J Burkholder Age:20 Birth Date:abt 1876 Birth Place:Port Elgin, Ontario Marriage Date:10 Nov 1896 Marriage County or District:Bruce Father:Samuel Burkholder Mother:Rachel Burkholder Spouse:William M B Smith Spouse's Age:22 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1874 Spouse Birth Place:Preston Spouse Father:George Smith Spouse Mother:Annie Smith

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Feb 1874 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brush Maker - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brush Maker, Brush Factory - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Heart Attack - 3 Nov 1941 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Nov 1941 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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