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

John Dempsey

Male 1815 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John Dempsey 
    Born 1815  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    House of Industry and Refuge 1881  House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Pauper 
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Roman Catholic 
    Residence 1881  House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-131053 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I131053  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1815 - Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1881 - House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pauper - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 Page 55.

    2. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div 1 pg 54 & 55.