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

Amos C. Good

Male 1888 - 1972  (84 years)


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  • Name Amos C. Good 
    Born 25 Feb 1888  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2189.4 
    Died 18 Oct 1972  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Buried Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Person ID I166  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Deacon Eli Good,   b. 21 Jan 1861, Nithburg, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1934, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Nancy Cressman,   b. 23 Feb 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1943, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1883  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Melinda Martin,   b. 5 Mar 1892, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Nov 1917  [4
    Children 
     1. Elma Good,   b. 15 Oct 1918, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 2014, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. Nina M. Good,   b. 7 Jul 1920,   d. 28 Dec 2017, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     3. Edward Good,   b. 14 Aug 1922, of, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1980, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     4. Mary Good,   b. 26 Jan 1924, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1925, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Martha Good,   b. 26 Jan 1924,   d. 26 Jan 2014, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     6. Vernon Good,   b. 10 Dec 1925, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1926  (Age 0 years)
     7. Pearl Good, R. N.
     8. Walter M. Good,   b. 12 Jul 1930,   d. 10 Jul 2017, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F5712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Amos Good," born February 25th, 1888."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      Good.- Amos C
      ., son of Eli and Nancy (Cressman) Good, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Feb. 25, 1888; died at Freeport Hospital, --- Ont., Oct. 18, 1972; aged 84 y. 7 m. 23 d. In November 1917, he was married to Melinda Martin, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Edward and Walter), 4 daughters (Elma-Mrs. Gladwin Bender, Nina-Mrs. Oren Gimbel, Martha, and Pearl Good), 14 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers (Moses and Joseph Good), and 2 sisters (Annie-Mrs. Allen Cressman and Almeta-Mrs. Angus Gingrich). One son and one daughter died in infancy. He was a member of the Biehn Mennonite Church, New Hamburg, Ont., where funeral services were held on Oct. 21, in charge of Irvin Cressman; interment in Biehn Mennonite Cemetery.


      Herald - Volume 65, Number 49 - December 19, 1972, pages 1037, 1038.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 502.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 20.

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 19, 1972 - Obituary of Amos Good.

    5. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 5.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 58.

    7. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, N., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, N. (1888). Amos C. Good (1888-1972) - Find A Grave Memorial. Retrieved 13 April 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20024043/amos-c_-good.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012428-83.
      Eli GOOD, 22, farmer, Woolwich Twp, Wilmot Twp, s/o Jonas & Elisabeth married Nancy CRESSMAN, 21, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Amos & Anna, witn: Jonas (blurry) GOOD & Amos CRESSMAN both of Wilmot Twp, 9 October 1883 in Wilmot.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Feb 1888 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Oct 1972 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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