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

Elzina McQuillan

Female 1849 - 1920  (71 years)


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  • Name Elzina McQuillan 
    Born 1849  [1
    Gender Female 
    Birth 6 Jan 1856  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Interesting accident, lightning 
    Residence 1861  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Misfortune 1920 
    killed by lightning 
    Name Elzina Hefkey 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-139071P 
    Died 14 Aug 1920  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I139071  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father William McQuillan,   b. 1805, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Agnes "Nancy" Blair,   b. 1811, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F19337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Hefkey,   b. 10 Mar 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1878  Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Hefkey,   b. 4 Jul 1879, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959  (Age 79 years)
     2. Nancy Blair Hefkey,   b. CALC 8 Mar 1882,   d. 21 May 1883  (Age ~ 1 years)
     3. William Hefkey,   b. 31 May 1886,   d. 31 Jan 1887  (Age 0 years)
     4. Elzina Hefkey,   b. 31 May 1886,   d. 31 Jan 1887  (Age 0 years)
     5. Sylvester Hefkey,   b. Mar 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F34986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 6 Jan 1856 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Feb 1878 - Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Aug 1920 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion United Maple Grove Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Killed By Lightning

      Mrs. Elzina Hefky, Breslau road, was instantly killed by lightning on Saturday afternoon. She was sitting in the house, when a bolt of lightning struck the building and she was instantly killed. The house was hit twice during the storm. Mrs. Hefky was struck on the back of the head, the current passing down the spine and one leg. Mrs. Hefky was born in Puslinch Township and was 71 years of age. She is survived by two sons and one sister, her husband having predeceased her three years ago.

      New Hamburg Independent, August 20, 1920

  • Sources 
    1. [S488] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Zion United Maple Grove CC#4503 Cemetery Internet Link .
      William Hefkey/ 1858-1917/ Elzina McQuillan/ his wife/ 1849- 1920/ God is love/ Hefkey

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 4.

    3. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 20.

    4. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 6.

    5. [S862] Census - ON, Wellington, Puslinch - 1861, Div 5 Pg 14.

    6. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 33.