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

Alexander Henderson Chalmers[1]

Male 1867 - 1945  (78 years)


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  • Name Alexander Henderson Chalmers 
    Born 28 Jan 1867  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1911  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer Farm 
    Residence 1911  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1945  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-163929 
    Died 3 Feb 1945  Topping, Ellice Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Cause: Hypertension - Coronary Disease 
    Buried 6 Feb 1945  Rushes Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I163929  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father John Chalmers,   b. 31 Aug 1820, East Kilbride, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1892, Poole, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Margaret "Maggie" Fleming,   b. CALC 16 Feb 1836, Argenteuil, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1917, Poole, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1857  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F18701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jennie Hostetler,   b. 23 Aug 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1912  Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F58006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Chalmers, Alexander

      WELLESLEY Feb. 5. - Alexander Chalmers, 78 of Wellesley, died suddenly, at Topping, on Saturday, while waiting for his nephew to take him to visit his brother, at the Stratford Hospital. He was born in Mornington Twp., on Jan. 28, 1867. His parents were the late John Chalmers and Margaret Fleming. He was a member of the United Church in Wellesley. Surviving are his wife Jennie Hostettler, one son Alec of Bronte; four brothers, William of Mornington, David of Wellelsey, John of Fergus and P. H. Chalmers of Toronto. Funeral service will be held at 2: 30 p.m., Tuesday afternoon, at his late residence, with burial in Rushes Cemetery. Rev. David Forsyth of Waterloo will officiate. The remains are resting at the home.

      Kitchener Daily Record 5 Feb 1945 pg 11

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      Dies Suddenly at Roadside Awaiting Ride

      Striken Saturday afternoon while waiting on the roadside at Topping for a motorist to take him on a visit to his brother, William, who is a patient in Stratford General Hospital, Alexander Chalmers, of Wellesley, toppled over and died instantly. Born in Mornington Township 78 years ago, son of the late John Chalmers and Margaret Fleming, the late Alexander Chalmers for a number of years farmed near Millbank before retiring to Wellesley. He was a member of the Wellesley United Church. His wife, Jennie Hostetler, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hostetler, survives him, besides one son, Alexander Jr., of Bronte, and four brothers. Funeral services were held at his late residence in Wellesley on Tuesday Afternoon at 2.30 o'clock, with internment following in the Rush Cemetery. Rev. D. Forsythe of Waterloo officiated.

      New Hamburg Independent, February 9, 1945

  • Sources 
    1. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, February 2, 1940.

    2. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 10 Page 7.

    3. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Died Suddenly at Roadside Awaiting Ride - February 9, 1945.

    4. [S241] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Rushes CC#4536 Waterloo Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.
      Chalmers/ Alexander H. Chalmers/ 1867-1945/ His wife/ Jennie/ Hostetler/ 1879-1955

    5. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 042640 (1945).
      Name:Alexander Henderson Chalmers Gender:Male Age:78 Birth Date:28 Jan 1867 Birth Place:Ontario, Canada Death Date:3 Feb 1945 Death Place:Topping, Perth, Ontario, Canada Father:John Chalmers Mother:Margaret Chalmers Spouse:Jannie Hostettler Certificate Number:011099

    6. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 13 May 1857.
      CHALMERS, John married 10 Apr 1857 to Margaret FLEMING By Rev Mackay. John, of Mornington; Margaret, eld dau of James Fleming, farmer, Wellesley.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Alex H Chalmers
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 17 Sep 1912
      Event Place: Millbank
      Gender: Male
      Age: 45
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1867
      Res: Wellesley twp
      Father's Name: John Chalmers
      Mother's Name: Margaret Fleming
      Spouse's Name: Jennie Hostetler
      Spouse's Gender: Female
      Spouse's Age: 33
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1879
      Res: Wellesley Twp
      Spouse's Father's Name: John Hostetler
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Hannah Thompson

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jan 1867 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Laborer Farm - 1911 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Sep 1912 - Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1945 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Hypertension - Coronary Disease - 3 Feb 1945 - Topping, Ellice Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Feb 1945 - Rushes Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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