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

Ernest Menno "Menno" Wiles[1]

Male 1878 - 1964  (85 years)


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  • Name Ernest Menno "Menno" Wiles 
    Born 14 Oct 1878  Arran Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Employer Canadian Office and School Furniture Co., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military WW1 - 31st. Regiment - 34th Battlion  [4
    • Ernest had two sets of Attestation papers.
    Military WW1 - sergeant-major with the 48th highlanders overseas. 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cabinet, Furniture Factory 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Baptist 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, 34th Battalion, Service #603156 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    WW1, Private, 31 Regiment / 34th Battalion 
    Name Menno Wiles 
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Residence Arran Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00047-3467.12  
    Died 25 Sep 1964  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 27 Sep 1964  Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I203791  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Wiles,   b. CALC 25 Dec 1830, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1892, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth B. Hagey,   b. 10 Mar 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Jun 1853  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F870  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lilly Jane Ruthig,   b. Mar 1881, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1950, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1905  Newton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Carolina Isabel "Carrie" Wiles,   b. May 1906, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elizabeth Lucille "Cille" Wiles,   b. 20 Aug 1907, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Nellie Wiles,   b. May 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F188851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1878 - Arran Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cabinet, Furniture Factory - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Arran Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Sep 1964 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Sep 1964 - Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • PRESTON - Ernest Wiles, 85, died Friday at Lakeview Rest Home, 101 David St. Kitchener, where he had lived for the past year. Mr. Wiles was born at Kossuth but had been a resident of Preston most of his life. He had been employed for many years as a cabinet maker at Canadian Office and School Furniture Limited. He retired 20 years ago. He was a former member of Knox Presbyterian Church and a life member of the Legion. In the First World War he was a sergeant-major with the 48th highlanders overseas. He as predeceased by his wife, the former Lillian Ruthig, in 1950. Surviving are three daugh- [appears to be missing next line of obit] vin[sic] (Lucille) Kerr of Burford, and Mrs. Albert (Nella) Pirak of Kitchener, and four grandchildren. The body is at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home where the service will be conducted Sunday at 3: 30 p.m. Interment will be in Preston Cemetery. Rev. A.H. Vair of Knox Presbyterian Church will officiate.1a

      1aKitchener-Waterloo Record 1964

  • 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..., 745.

    2. [S401] Census - ON, Bruce, Arran - 1881, Div 1 Page 28 Family 109.

    3. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 7.

    4. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    5. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 2.

    6. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      Husband/ Ernest M./ Wiles/ 1878 - 1964/ Wife/ Lilly Jane/ Ruthig/ 1881 - 1959/ At Rest.

    7. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

    8. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      John Weil, joiner of Waterloo Twp. married 12 Jun 1853 at Greenbush by license to Elisabeth Hagey of Waterloo Twp.

    9. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.
      Name:Ernest M Wiles Age:22 Birth Year:abt 1883 Birth Place:Elsinor Marriage Date:29 Nov 1905 Marriage Place:Perth, Ontario, Canada Father:John Wiles Mother:Elizabeth Haig Spouse:Lillie G Ruthig