Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Mayor William Henry Weaver

Mayor William Henry Weaver

Male 1849 - 1929  (80 years)

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  • Name William Henry Weaver 
    Prefix Mayor 
    Born 19 Aug 1849  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Elected Office Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Maylor of Hespeler 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Weaver 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1881  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    knitter 
    Occupation 1881  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Knitter 
    Occupation 1891  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Manager Woolen Mill 
    Religion 1891  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Presbyterian 
    Public Service 1900  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hespeler Public School Board 
    Hespeler Public School Board 1900
    Hespeler Public School Board 1900
    Name W. H. Weaver 
    Occupation 1901  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Manager Woolen Mill 
    Occupation 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Superintendant, Woolen Mill 
    Religion 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Presbyterian 
    Residence Queen St. West, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Home of William Henry Weaver - Queen St. West, Hespeler in 1901
    Home of William Henry Weaver - Queen St. West, Hespeler in 1901
    Queen Street residence when it was occupied by the Legion
    Queen Street residence when it was occupied by the Legion
    Eby ID Number 00127-7665 
    Died 29 Sep 1929  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: indocarditis & myocarditis (5 years) 
    Person ID I17676  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Isaac Moyer Weaver,   b. 23 Nov 1821, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1889, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Hoffman,   b. MAYBE 20 Aug 1831, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1886, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Family ID F652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ellen Hawthorne,   b. 13 Sep 1851, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1912, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mayor Lester Everet Weaver,   b. 3 Dec 1872, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lester Weaver,   b. 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Herbert Marshall Weaver,   b. 29 Mar 1876, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Myrta Matilda Weaver,   b. 16 Feb 1884, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1961  (Age 77 years)
     5. Ashford Weaver,   b. 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ashford William Weaver,   b. 8 Mar 1886, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F4607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Henry Weaver," the eldest, was born August 19th, 1849. He resides in Hespeler where he is engaged as a woolen manufacturer and is married to Sarah Ellen Hawthorne. They have a family of four children, namely: VII Lister Everet, VII Herbert Marshall, VII Myrta Matilda and VII Ashford William."


      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.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 568.

    2. [S143] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1901, Hespeler (Village) D-1 Page 26.

    3. [S299] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1881, Page Number 25 Household Number 121.
      William WEAVER M Male German 31 Ontario Knitter Presbyterian Canada
      Sarah WEAVER M Female Irish 29 Ontario Presbyterian Canada
      Lester WEAVER Male German 18 Ontario Presbyterian Canada
      Herbert WEAVER Male German 5 Ontario Presbyterian Canada

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      William Henry Weaver b. 19 Aug 1949 Waterloo, son of Isaac, d. 29 Sep 1929 informant L.E. Weaver son. d. 27 Sep 1929, Hespeler. cause: chronic indocarditis & myocarditis (5 years)

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 12.
      birthdate differs from Ezra Eby's book.

    6. [S299] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1881, Page 25.

    7. [S392] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1911, Div. 20 Pg. 20.

    8. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 2 Page 14.

    9. [S2208] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1891, Section 1 Page 41.

    10. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 2 Page 15.

    11. [S299] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1881, Page Number 25 Household Number 121.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Aug 1849 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Maylor of Hespeler - - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Weaver - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - knitter - 1881 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Knitter - 1881 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manager Woolen Mill - 1891 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPublic Service - Hespeler Public School Board - 1900 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manager Woolen Mill - 1901 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Superintendant, Woolen Mill - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Queen St. West, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: indocarditis & myocarditis (5 years) - 29 Sep 1929 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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