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

John James Forbes

Male 1858 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John James Forbes 
    Born Sep 1858  Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1882  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    telegraph operator 
    Occupation 1895  Harriston, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    station agent 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Foreman CPR Freight 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-172527 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I172527  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Family Josephine Amelia Slater,   b. Jan 1859, Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Jan 1882  Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Finlay Erskine Forbes,   b. 24 May 1895, Harriston, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F168804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Sep 1858 - Esquesing, Halton Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - telegraph operator - 1882 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jan 1882 - Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - station agent - 1895 - Harriston, Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Foreman CPR Freight - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div.. 20 Page 2.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 12148 (1882), John James Forbes-Josephine Amelia Slater.
      John James Forbes, telegraph of Galt, Birth Place: Esquesing Age: 23 Estimated birth year: abt 1859 Father Name: James Forbes Mother Name: Clementina Erskine Spouse Name: Josephine Amelia Slater, residence Fergus Spouse's Age: 22 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860 Spouse Birth Place: Fergus Spouse Father Name: John Slater Spouse Mother Name: Isabel Johnston Marriage Date: 17 Jan 1882 Marriage Place: Wellington, Fergus

    3. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 35005 (1895), Finley Erkine Forbes, accessed 20 Dec 2009.
      Finley Erskine Forbes Date of Birth: 24 May 1895 Gender: Male Birth County: Wellington Father's Name: John Forbes, station agent of Harriston, Mother's Name: Josephine Stater