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

Harry Alexander Forbes

Male 1907 - 1994  (86 years)


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  • Name Harry Alexander Forbes 
    Born 14 Nov 1907  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1964  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-167314 
    Died 1 Oct 1994  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Saint James Evangelical Lutheran Church - St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I167314  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father George Wanes Forbes,   b. 3 Jun 1876, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1947, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Fredricka Jonas,   b. 29 Sep 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1964, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1906  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F165467  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lorraine Theckla Esch,   b. 9 Nov 1919, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 2006, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Children 
     1. Karen S. Forbes,   b. 9 Nov 1945,   d. 26 Feb 2003  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F60557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • FORBES, Harry - Peacefully, on Saturday, Oct. 1, 1994, at Freeport Hospital Health Care Village, Harry A. Forbes, in his 88th year, of Elmira.

      Beloved husband of Lorraine (Esch) Forbes; dear father of Karen Herrington and Rick Power of Exeter. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren, Jeanne and Daniel Cherry of Waterloo and great-grandson, Jordan. Predeceased by his parents, George and Fredericka Forbes and one sister, Marie Mitchell.

      Visitation at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira, where the family will receive friends today (Monday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m.. with Rev. Donald Stroh officiating, followed by interment in St. James Lutheran Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 14 page 6.

    2. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist.. 13 Page 9.

    3. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Mrs. George Forbes - Apr 29 1964 pg 6.

    4. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 019730-06.
      George W. Forbes, 29 ¾, occ. Farmer, b. Woolwich, res. Woolwich, son of George Forbes and Marion Scroggie married Friederike Jonas, 24 ½, b. Woolwich, res. Woolwich, daughter Of Gottfried Jonas and Wilhelmine Struck, Witn: John Jonas and Margaret Forbes Both of Woolwich, 13 March 1906 in Woolwich

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Nov 1907 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1964 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Oct 1994 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint James Evangelical Lutheran Church - St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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