Waterloo Region Generations
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Major Louis Taylor

Male 1890 - 1978  (88 years)


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  • Name Louis Taylor 
    Prefix Major 
    Born 8 Jul 1890  Langley, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Lieutenant 
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence Langley, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-176609 
    Died 31 Dec 1978  La Mesa, San Diego, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I176609  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Family Mary Emile Wildfong,   b. 21 Dec 1882, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1974, La Mesa, San Diego, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1915  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F50902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • TAYLOR, Maj. Louis

      At LaMesa, Calif., Sunday, December 31, 1978, Maj. Louis Taylor, beloved husband of the late Mary Wilfong, in his 89th year. Survived by a brother, Walter of Uplands, Calif., a niece, Mrs. Ralph Hodd of Kitchener, and a nephew, Louis Taylor of Moro Bay, Calif. Mr. Taylor was born in Cambridge (P) and moved to California in 1935. First president of Preston Canadian Legion, Branch 126; served in the First World War with the HLI and the Black Watch regiments and was a member of Preston Masonic Lodge. Resting at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Rd., Cambridge (P), from Thursday afternoon, for funeral services, Friday, at 2 p.m. Interment in Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 3 Jan 1979 pg 33

  • Sources 
    1. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      TAYLOR/ Mary Emile WILDFONG/1882-1974/ born Puslinch, Ont/ died La Mesa, Calif./ Beloved wife of Major/ Louis TAYLOR/ 1890-1978/ R.H.C. Black Watch/ and H.L.I. of Canada/ At rest./ [Bronze Legion Plaque].

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    3. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Mamie Emily Wildfong Age:31 Birth Date:abt 1884 Birth Place:Puslinch, Ontario Marriage Date:15 Dec 1915 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Henry Wildfong Mother:Matilda Eagle Spouse:Louis Taylor Spouse's Age:27 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1888 Spouse Birth Place:Langley Eng Spouse Father:Wm Henry Taylor Spouse Mother:Eliza Jane Millington Taylor

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jul 1890 - Langley, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Langley, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Dec 1915 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 1978 - La Mesa, San Diego, California, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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