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

William Chester

Male 1881 - 1965  (84 years)


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  • Name William Chester 
    Born 1881 
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-181389 
    Died 11 May 1965  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I181389  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Benjamin Chester,   b. 6 Dec 1841, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1912, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Catherine Hammett,   b. 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1914, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1869  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F7285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 May 1965 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • CHESTER, WILLIAM
      A lifelong resident of Puslinch Township (R. R. #2, Hespeler), at the Coutts Pavillion in Freeport, ON, on Tuesday, May 11, 1965, following an illness of six weeks, in his 83rd year. Son of the late Benjamin Chester and Catherine Hammett. Brother of John H. Chester of R. R. #2, Hespeler; Miss Martha Chester; and Bertha (Mrs. Charles Brown), both of Hespeler. Predeceased by five sisters and four brothers. Mr. Chester was a farm worker most of his life. He was an affiliate of the United Missionary Church. Service at the Nelson Funeral Home, 23 Galt St. in Hespeler on Thurs. , May 13 at 2: 30, conducted by Rev. W. Earle Prosser of the United Missionary Church. Pallbearers: Donald Chester, James Brown, Chester Brown, Alfred Gowing, Benjamin Gowing and Alger Hilborn. Interment Hespeler Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 9/315.
      Benjamin Chester, 26, Farmer, b. Puslinch, res. Hamilton, son of Richard and Maria, Married Catherine Hammett, 20, res. Waterloo Twp., b. Waterloo Twp., daughter of Thomas and Catherine, Witn: John D. Newstead of Waterloo Twp and John Chester of Puslinch Twp., 19 Feb 1869 At Waterloo Twp