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

Amos Alexander "Alexander" Wildfong[1]

Male 1888 - 1949  (60 years)


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  • Name Amos Alexander "Alexander" Wildfong 
    Born 24 Oct 1888  Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Name Alexander Wildfong  [2
    Occupation Employee of B. McDougall Co. 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Laborer, Horse Stable 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Teamster, Cartage Co. 
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Baptist 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number 000131-8122.13 
    Died 18 Mar 1949  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried 22 Mar 1949  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I13557  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Amos S. Wildfong,   b. 22 Feb 1847, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1901  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Wilhelmine Radke,   b. 10 Dec 1857, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1919, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1885  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9
    Family ID F3719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Florence Emily Tuffin,   b. Oct 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Dec 1909  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Wilhelmina Wildfong
     2. Gordon Alexander Wildfong,   b. 7 Feb 1911, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Evelyn Wildfong
     4. Helen Wildfong
     5. Clara Wildfong
     6. Lorne Wildfong
     7. Elton Wildfong
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F189712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Florence Emily Tuffin,   b. CA 1892,   d. 21 Mar 1930  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F277351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Amos Wildfong

      Amos A. Wildfong, 60, of Galt, died late Friday, at the Galt General Hospital, following an illness of three weeks. Born in Strasburg he later moved to Galt, where he was employed at the B. McDougall Co. He was a member of Court Manchester, Canadian Order of Foresters. Surviving are his wife, four daughters, Mrs. Arnold (Wiihelmina) Wilkinson of Galt, Mrs. Lavern (Evelyn) Beggs of Elmira, Mrs. Harry (Helen) Hill of Ottawa and Mrs. Wilfred (Clara) Roland of Oshawa; three sons, Gordon, Lorne and Elton, all of Galt; two sisters, Mrs. Nelson Esch of Preston and Mrs. Norman Schoenau, both of Preston and three brothers, Irvine, of Preston, and Edward and Sidney, both of Detroit. Fifteen grandchildren also survive. Funeral will be held from the T. Little and Son Funeral Home, 39 Grand Ave., Galt, on Tuesday, at 2 p.m. Burial will be made in Mount View Cemetery, Galt.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 21 Mar 1949 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 647.

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 13.

    3. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 17 Page 19.

    4. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 35782 (1888), Amos Alexander Wildfong.
      Amos Alexander Wildfong b. 24 Oct 1888 Waterloo twp. s/o Amos Wildfong (butcher) & Wilhelmina Bardkita

    5. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 7.

    6. [S2490] aaa Vit - ON - Birth Registration, Birth Certificate 035782 (1888).
      Name:Amos Alexander Wildfong Date of Birth:24 Oct 1888 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Amos Wildfong Mother's name:Wilhehmina Badkta

    7. [S2857] aaaaCemetery - On., Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View.
      In memory of/ Alexander WILDFONG/ died Mar. 18, 1949/ in his 61st year/ Florence TUFFIN/ beloved wife of/ Alex. WILDFONG/ died Mar. 21 1930/ in her 38 year/ WILDFONG/

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11751-85.
      (Waterloo Co.): Amos WILDFANG, 38, widower, farmer, Strasbourg, same, s/o Joseph & Elizabeth, married Wilhelmina RADTKE, 24, New Germany, Berlin, d/o August & Ustena, witn: August RADTKE & Riga KALE, both of Berlin, 12 Feb 1885 at New Dundee

    9. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 36.

    10. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 020420 (1909).
      Name:Amas A Wildfong Age:22 Birth Year:abt 1887 Marriage Date:25 Dec 1909 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Amas Wildfong Mother:Wilhelmina Rudtte Spouse:Florence Emlie Tuffin

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Oct 1888 - Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1909 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Horse Stable - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teamster, Cartage Co. - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - Galt (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 - 18 Mar 1949 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Mar 1949 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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