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

Dr. Gordon Verne Hilborn[1]

Male 1888 - 1975  (87 years)


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  • Name Gordon Verne Hilborn 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 8 Jan 1888  Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Interesting medical, public service 
    Name G. V. Hilborn 
    Name Verne Hilborn 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Accountant 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Church of England 
    Eby ID Number 00053-3730.2 
    Died 20 Apr 1975  Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I20348  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Mayor Aaron W. Hilborn,   b. 23 Aug 1860, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1943, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Margaret "Maggie" Unger,   b. 24 Aug 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1949, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1887  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F1225  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Winnifred "Sadie" Devitt,   b. 2 Nov 1887, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1964  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1916  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Harvey Hilborn,   b. 20 Jul 1917, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2007, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Lieut. David Gordon Hilborn,   b. 26 Jul 1921, Of, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1944, , France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     3. Hugh Irving Hilborn,   b. 7 Sep 1923, Of, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1952  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5885  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jean Gourlay Secord,   b. CA 1895,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F53682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gordon Verne Hilborn was born in Blair. After graduation from school he entered the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce but in 1909 decided to study at the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. He completed his studies in 1913 and established his practice in Preston. In 1935 he became the Registrar of Deeds for the County of Waterloo. He was involved with Galt Kiwanis Club, the Ontario Ostepathic Association and the Ontario Registrar's Association. He also served as president of the Waterloo Historical Society.


      Cambridge Mosaic , Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [abbreviated snippet from original text in book]

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      HILBORN, Dr. Gordon Verne - At St. Petersburg, Fla., Sunday, April 20, 1975, Dr. Gordon Verne Hilborn, of Preston Cambridge, in his am year, beloved husband of Jean Gourlay Secord and the late Sadie Devitt dear father of Robert H. Hilborn of Oshawa;. predeceased by sons David H. and Hugh I. IIilborn; lovingly remembered grandfather of David and Lynn Hilborn. Dr. Hilborn was born in Blair and is a retired registrar of Waterloo County; member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Preston, and past president of the Waterloo Historical Society. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Aaron W. Hilborn who were early settlers of Waterloo County, Dr. Hiborn was a member of the Preston Masonic Lodge 297; Royal City Lodge of Perfection; Guelph Chapter, Rose Croix; Moore Sovereign Consistory; Preston Chapter, Royal Archmasons; Knights Templar Omer Perceptory; Mocha Temple, London; Waterloo County Piscine Club and the Cambridge Shrine Club. Resting at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, corner Argyle and Queenston Road, Cambridge (Preston), from Tuesday afternoon. Funeral service Wednesday at 2 p.m. Interment in Hagey cemetery. Masonic services under the auspices of the Preston Masonic Lodge, Tuesday evening, at 7 pm at the funeral home.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 789.

    2. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Gordon Verne Hilborn D.O. / Jan. 8, 1888-Apr. 20, 1975

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-2 Page 13.

    4. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 27 Pg. 15.

    5. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 63.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 21 Apr 1887.
      07 Apr 1887 Aaron Hilborn and Maggie Unger, both of Blair, were married by Rev. J.B. Bowman, Berlin.

    7. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 62.

    8. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 012462 (1887).
      Name:Aaron W Hilborn Age:26 Birth Year:abt 1861 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:7 Apr 1887 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Jacob Hilborn Mother:Caroline Hilborn Spouse:Maggie Monger

      Name:Maggie Monger Age:19 Birth Year:abt 1868 Birth Place:North Dumfries Marriage Date:7 Apr 1887 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Novers Monger Mother:Magdalene Chestand Spouse:Aaron W Hilborn

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jan 1888 - Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Accountant - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Oct 1916 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Apr 1975 - Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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