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

Charles M. B. Smith[1, 2]

Male 1879 - 1953  (73 years)


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  • Name Charles M. B. Smith 
    Born 21 Oct 1879  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Business 206 Queenston Rd., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Smith Wagon & Carriage Works 
    Charles Smith 1879-1953
    Charles Smith 1879-1953


    206 QueenSton Rd., Cambridge, Waterlo Region Mueseum



    2003.080.002.010 - POSTCARD. (2018). Waterloo.pastperfectonline.com. Retrieved 15 May 2018, from https://waterloo.pastperfectonline.com/archive/3CB39498-29E7-484E-A550-484939178907

    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Blacksmith 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Blacksmith, Wagon Shop 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-129590 
    Died 3 Sep 1953  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Buried 5 Sep 1953  Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Person ID I129590  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    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  [8, 9
    Family ID F31980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Pearl Krease,   b. 16 Mar 1900, Limerick (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1948, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1918  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Howard Smith,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Dorothy Smith,   b. 14 Sep 1919, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1920, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Dorothy Smith,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F12493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Matilda Elizabeth Rettinger,   b. 10 Sep 1887, Mildmay, Carrick Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1910, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1908  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F13729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Oct 1879 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Sep 1908 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith, Wagon Shop - 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 MapsMarried - 31 Dec 1918 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Sep 1953 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Sep 1953 - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Kitchener-Waterloo Record Sep 3 1953 pg 5
    Kitchener-Waterloo Record Sep 3 1953 pg 5

  • Notes 
    • Charles M. B. Smith - Preston - A life-long resident of Preston, Charles M. B. Smith, 73, died today at St. Mary's Hospital. He had been ill since March. Mr. Smith was a blacksmith and built the shop he operated here. He attended Hagey Mennonite Church. His wife, the former Pearl Krease died in 1948. Surviving is one son, Howard, and one brother, Edward, of Preston. The body is at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Saturday at 2: 30 p.m. Interment will be in Hagey Cemetery.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Dorothy Smith Death Date: 18 Dec 1920 Death Location: Waterloo Born: abt 1920 Birth Location: Preston daughter of Pearl Kress and Charles Smith

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Pearl Krease - Smith.

    3. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 5.

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

    5. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 8.

    6. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Smith / in memory of / Charles M. B. Smith / Oct. 21, 1879-Sept. 3, 1953 / Pearl Krease / wife of Chas. Smith / Mar. 16, 1900-Jan. 11, 1948

    7. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Charles M. B. Smith.

    8. [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.

    9. [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.

    10. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 019270 (1908).
      Name:Charles Smith Age:28 Birth Year:abt 1880 Marriage Date:21 Sep 1908 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:George Smith Mother:Sarah Bobsines Spouse:Matilda Rettinger