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

Robert Edwards

Male 1822 - 1863  (41 years)


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  • Name Robert Edwards 
    Born 1822  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1855  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-137231 
    Died 1 Nov 1863  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I137231  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

  • Notes 
    • Robert Edwards was born in Toronto, was converted by the Primitive Methodists as a young man living in Toronto Twp., and settled c. 1846 in Chinquacousy, where he worked as a blacksmith. In 1855, he settled on a farm in Wellesley, where he joined the Wesleyan Methodist Church. he died in the same twp., Nov. 1 1863, and was buried in Hawkesville Cemetery: survived by his wife and 6 children.


      Christian Guardian Newspaper 27 Jan 1864 pg 19

  • Sources 
    1. [S835] News - ON - Christian Guardian, "Obituary of Robert Edwards," 7 Oct 1868, p. 19.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1822 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1855 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Nov 1863 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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