Waterloo Region Generations
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James William Dekay

Male 1863 - 1917  (54 years)


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  • Name James William Dekay 
    Born 21 Sep 1863  Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    W. Methodist 
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-137963 
    Died 13 Nov 1917  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I137963  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William Dekay,   b. 26 Jan 1830, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1904, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Anna Bailey,   b. 6 Apr 1839, , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1883, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F14074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lavina Kinzie,   b. 14 May 1863, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1940, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1893  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Percival "Percy" Dekay,   b. 2 Jun 1895, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1958, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Helen Bradley,   b. Nov 1904, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F14073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Sep 1863 - Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - W. Methodist - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Methodist - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jun 1893 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Nov 1917 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 4.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      James Dekay Born: Peel Township Age: 29 Father: William Dekay Mother: Ann Dekay Born: abt 1864 Spouse: Lavinia Kinzie Age: 29 born: Preston Father: Samuel Kinzie Mother: Anne Kinzie married 20 Jun 1893 married: Waterloo

    3. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 29.

    4. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 55.

    5. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 11.

    6. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      DeKay
      (A) Lavina Kinzie/ 1863-1940/ wife of/ James DeKay/
      (B) James W. DeKay/ 1863-1917/ At rest/
      (C) [broken] Elsey[sic] May/ dau. of/ William & Annie/ Dekay/ died April 11, 1876 aged/ 4 y's. 10 mo. 7 d's./
      (D) Harvy[sic] Augustus/ son of/ William & Ann/ Dekay[sic]/ died Nov. 12, 1873/ aged/ 7 mo. & 26 d's./ {verse}/
      (E) [behind (C); broken & eroded] (Bruce Oliver) Dekay/ died April 15, (1868)/ aged/ (11 mo. & 21 d.)/ gone to a better world/
      (F) In memory of/ Henry Jerome/ son of/ William & Ann (Dekay)/ died 15 Dec. 18(62)/ aged 4 mo. (26)d./ {verse}/
      (G) Percy DeKay/ June 2, 1895/ Oct. 26, 1958/ only son of/ James Wm. & Lavina/ buried in Woodland, London/

    7. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 1 Nov 1861.
      DeKay - Bailey: At Galt, on the 27th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Boomer, Mr. William DeKay, to Miss Anna Bailey, both of Berlin.

    8. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Front - James/ Bailey/ Mar. 10, 1809/ Jan. 20, 1906/ Native Of England/ Arrived/ In Woolwich Twp./ From Quebec/ About 1850/ Son/ Joseph/ Dec. 6, 1836/ Sept. 6, 1854/ Bailey/

      Right - Rachel/ Jan. 6, 1811/ Apr. 15, 1899/ Wife Of/ James Bailey/ Native Of Essex County/ England/ Bailey/

      ((Back))- Daughter/ Mary Jane/ Born Quebec City/ Feb. 1841/ Died Toronto/ May 31, 1928/ Interred Here/ Married/ Jan. 1, 1868 To/ Henry Smith/ Bulmer/ Feb. 19, 1839/ Sept. 29, 1920/ Interrrred/ Hawkesville Cem./ Bailey/

      (Left) - Daughter/Anna/ Born Quebec./ Apr. 6, 1839/ Died Berlin, Ont.,/ July 30, 1883/ Married/ Oct. 27, 1861 To/ William Dekay/ Jan. 26, 1830/ June 13, 1904/ Both Interred/ Mt.Hope Cementery/ Kitchener.

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 31 Oct 1861.
      27 Oct 1861 By Rev. Boomer in Galt, William DeKay was married to Anna Bailey, both of Berlin.