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

John Aaron Poore

Male 1876 - 1945  (68 years)


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  • Name John Aaron Poore 
    Born 12 Apr 1876  Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1898  Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    farm labourer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Finisher, Furniture Factory 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-203934 
    Died 24 Jan 1945  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: Cause: Heart Attack 
    Buried 27 Jan 1945  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I203934  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2022 

    Family Edith Cockerton,   b. 24 Feb 1879, Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1948, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1898  Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Children 
     1. Joseph Poore
     2. Elizabeth May "May" Poore,   b. 23 May 1899, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George William Poore,   b. 11 Oct 1900, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1907, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     4. John James Poore,   b. 31 Mar 1902, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1975, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Agnes Muriel Poore,   b. 10 Aug 1903, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1991, Surrey, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Charles Wesley Poore,   b. 25 Nov 1904, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981  (Age 76 years)
     7. Christine Elma Poore,   b. 9 Nov 1906, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1985  (Age 78 years)
     8. Hazel Poore,   b. Jan 1909, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F188886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • JOHN AARON POORE

      PRESTON, Jan. 25--Suffering a heart attack while engaged at his duties at Preston Furniture about a week ago. John Aaron Poore died at his home at 11 o'clock last night. Mr. Poore was born at Plattesville and resided there until coming to Preston 45 years ago. For many years he was employed at the Pattinson Woolen Mill, being employed with Preston Furniture for the past year and a half. He was a Baptist by faith and was an honorary member of the Preston Loyal Orange Lodge. Surviving are his wife, Edith Cockerton; three sons. John of Preston, Charles of Hespeler and Gunner Joseph Poore, overseas; five daughters, Mrs. Harry Affeldt, Kitchener; Mrs. Arthur Hopf, Mrs. George Botten and Mrs. John Martin of Preston, and Mrs. Norman Pipe of Simcoe; one sister, Mrs. Mary Wall, of Brantford. Twenty-six grandchildren also survive. A son, George, predeceased him 37 years ago. The remains are resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home from where the funeral will be held on Saturday at 4 p.m. Interment will be in the Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 25 Jan 1945 pg 15

  • Sources 
    1. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 10.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate (1898), Poore-Cockerton.
      John Aaron Poore, farm labourer of Plattsville, Birth Place: Platteville Age: 22 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876 Father Name: Joseph poore Mother Name: Eliabeth Partridge Spouse Name: Edith Cockerton, residence Plattsville, Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Birth Place: Haysville Spouse Father Name: John Cockerton Spouse Mother Name: Elizabeth Pettite Marriage Date: 24 Nov 1898 Marriage Location: Oxford

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.
      John James Poore, 23, Furniture Worker, b. Preston, 140 Weber St. E. Kitchener, son of John A. Poore (B. Plattsville) and Edith Cockerton married Myrtle Belle Rickert, 19, Rubber Worker, b. Waterloo Twp, 140 Weber St. E. Kitchener, daughter of Simon Rickert (B. Waterloo Co) and Melinda Hallman, Witn: Charles Poore of Preston and Pearl Rickert of 140 Weber St. Kitchener, 30 September 1925 Kitchener

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:John Aaron Poore Date of Birth:12 Apr 1876 Gender:Male Birth Place:Oxford, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Joseph Poore Mother's name:Elizabeth Patridge

    5. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Poore/ In Loving Memory Of/ John Aaron Poore/ Died Jan. 24, 1945 - Aged 68 Years/ His Wife/ Edith Cockerton/ Died Nov. 21, 1946 - Aged 67 Years./ [Footstone] Mother/ Father.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:John Aaron Boore Age:22 Birth Date:abt 1876 Birth Place:Platteville Marriage Date:24 Nov 1898 Marriage County or District:Oxford Father:Joseph Boore Mother:Eliabeth Partridge Spouse:Edith Cockerton Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1879 Spouse Birth Place:Haysville Spouse Father:John Cockerton Spouse Mother:Elizabeth Pettite

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Apr 1876 - Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farm labourer - 1898 - Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Nov 1898 - Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Finisher, Furniture Factory - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Heart Attack - 24 Jan 1945 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Jan 1945 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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