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

William Kynoch Leighton

Male 1855 - 1938  (82 years)


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  • Name William Kynoch Leighton 
    Born 23 Sep 1855  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Free Church 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Blacksmith 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Blacksmith 
    Residence 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Heeling, Shoe Factory 
    Residence 1921  122 Chestnut St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1938  Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-181667 
    Died 1938  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Rushes Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I181667  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Father William Leighton,   b. 1815, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jane Kynoch,   b. 1822, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1840  [5
    Family ID F27882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jessie A. McGregor,   b. 20 Feb 1860, Napanee, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1905, Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1900  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Jessie Pearl Leighton,   b. 7 Feb 1901, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1902  (Age 1 years)
     2. Jean Leighton,   b. Jun 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jennie Leighton,   d. 6 Aug 1901, Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F31208  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Trott,   b. Jun 1858, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1920, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F162466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 17.

    2. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 13.

    3. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 2a, Pg 44.

    4. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 27 Page 5.

    5. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Sect. 17 Page 117.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Wm Kynsch Leighton
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 21 Feb 1900
      Event Place: Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada
      Gender: Male
      Age: 44
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1856 b. Galt
      Father's Name: William Leighton
      Mother's Name: Jane Kynsch
      Spouse's Name: Jessie Mcgregor
      Spouse's Gender: Female
      Spouse's Age: 39
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1861 b. Napanee
      Spouse's Father's Name: Andrew Mcgregor
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Burns

    7. [S241] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Rushes CC#4536 Waterloo Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.
      Isabella Leighton/ Wife of/ Samuel Petch/ 1851-1936/ W. K. Leighton/ 1855-1938/ All is well

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Sep 1855 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Church - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Feb 1900 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Heeling, Shoe Factory - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1938 - Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1938 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rushes Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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