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

Thomas Barber

Male 1848 - 1917  (69 years)


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  • Name Thomas Barber 
    Born 1848  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Wesley Methodist 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Methodist 
    Office Bef 1917 
    miller 
    House of Industry and Refuge 1917  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-177208 
    Died 1 Feb 1917  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: heart failure - congestion of lungs (3 days) 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I177208  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father William Barber,   b. 1817, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Ellen Munroe,   b. 1819, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F13552  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1848 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Wesley Methodist - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1917 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart failure - congestion of lungs (3 days) - 1 Feb 1917 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 3.

    2. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 7 Page 67.

    3. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 19.
      Thomas Barber Died: 01 Feb 1917 Aged 69 Cause: Heart Failure Comment and Remarks: Edward Lippert Buried by sister (Toronto) Mt. Hope