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

Ellen Wakefield

Female 1852 - 1939  (86 years)


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  • Name Ellen Wakefield 
    Born 3 Oct 1852  Washington, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Ellen Robson 
    Name Helen Wakefield  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-145584 
    Died 9 Jun 1939  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 12 Jun 1939  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I145584  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Family Walter Robson,   b. 13 Oct 1845, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1920, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1871  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Wakefield Robson,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Keziah Isabell "Kitty Bell" Robson,   b. 1871, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1934, Montreal, Ile De Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Daniel Wakefield Robson,   b. 20 Jul 1875,   d. 22 Apr 1932  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F49016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Oct 1852 - Washington, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Apr 1871 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jun 1939 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Jun 1939 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Walter Robson - Ayr - One of the village's oldest citizens, Mrs. Walter Robson, 86, died Friday afternoon. She had been an invalid for several years. Born in the village of Washington, near her, Mrs. Robson, was a daughter of Daniel Wakefield and Keziah Randall, early pioneers of this section. Following her marriage in 1871 she moved with her husband to the farm now operated by Ivan Hall. They retired to Ayr 25 years ago. Mr. Robson died in 1930. Mrs. Robson was the last surviving member of the Wakefield family. She was a member of the Knox Untied Church and wile in Washington was president of the Ladies' aid of the Washington church for many years. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. C. E. McNally, Niagara Falls, 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Four daughters and one son predeceased.

      The Waterloo Chronicle Jun 16 1939 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Robson/ Walter Robson/ born October 13th 1846/ died August 19th 1920/ Ellen Wakefield/ his beloved wife/ born October 3rd 1852/ died June 9th 1939/ Daniel Wakefield - son-/ born July 20th 1875/ died April 22nd 1932

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Robson/ Walter Robson/ born October 13th 1846/ died August 19th 1920/ Ellen Wakefield/ his beloved wife/ born October 3rd 1852/ died June 9th 1939/ Daniel Wakefield - son-/ born July 20th 1875/ died April 22nd 1932
      [A] Father [B] Mother [C] Wakefield

    3. [S2556] News - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr News (1897- ), Obituary of Walter Robson - Aug 26 1920 pg 1.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Ellen Wakefield Age: 19 Birth Date: abt 1852 Birth Place: Ontario Marriage Date: 5 Apr 1871 Marriage County or District: Oxford Father: Danl Wakefield Mother: Hezekiah Wakefield Spouse: Walter Robinson Spouse's Age: 24 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1847 Spouse Birth Place: Ontario Spouse Father: John Robinson Spouse Mother: Isablla Robinson