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

Archibald W. Letson

Male 1901 - 1967  (65 years)


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  • Name Archibald W. Letson 
    Born 6 Dec 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Congregational 
    Occupation 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer, Father's Farm 
    Religion 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Congregational 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-170490 
    Died 13 Aug 1967  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I170490  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Byron Letson,   b. 19 Oct 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Hannah Selina Sugg,   b. 9 Jun 1881, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1967, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1898  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Olive Umbach,   b. Jul 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1991  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married 1924  [2
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F40551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Archie W. Letson of 53 Margaret Ave. S., Waterloo, died Aug. 13 at the K-W Hospital after a brief illness. He was 65. Born Dec. 6, 1901, in West Montrose, he was a son of Mrs. Byron Letson and the late Mr. Letson and lived in the Twin Cities for 22 years. Mr. Letson was employed at the B. F. Goodrich Canada Ltd. for 25 years, retiring in January of this year. He was a member of the International Gospel Centre. Surviving besides his mother are his wife, the former Olive Umbach whom he married in 1924 in Elmira; two sons, Gerald, Toronto, and Floyd, Honolulu, Hawaii; two daughters, Mrs. Edwin (Ala) Miller, Kitchener, and Mrs. John (Diane) Campbell, Waterloo; two brothers, Walter, West Montrose, and Ivan, Elmira, and four grandchildren. He was predeceased by one brother, Norman. The body was at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where a service was conducted today by Rev. D. J. Emmerson of the International Gospel Centre. Burial was in Memory Gardens.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, August 16, 1967

  • Sources 
    1. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Woolwich Div. 19 Page 3.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), August 16, 1967 - Obituary of Archie W. Letson.

    3. [S292] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Memory Gardens CC#5464 Cemetery Internet Link.
      Archie W./ 1901 - 1967/ Olive/ 1907 - 1991/ Together/ forever/ LETSON/ [Holy Bible]

    4. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, SubDist. 18 Page 6.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Dec 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Congregational - 1911 - West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Father's Farm - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Congregational - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 1967 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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