Waterloo Region Generations
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Edith Cockerton

Female 1879 - 1948  (69 years)


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  • Name Edith Cockerton 
    Born 24 Feb 1879  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Edith Poore 
    Residence 1898  Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-203935 
    Buried 25 Nov 1946  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Died 21 Nov 1948  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Person ID I203935  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father John Cockerton,   b. 1840, , Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1890, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Pettit,   b. 1846, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F30685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Aaron Poore,   b. 12 Apr 1876, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1945, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1898  Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    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 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F188886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Edith Poore - By Record Correspondent

      Preston, Nov. 22 - A resident of Preston the greater part of her life, Edith Cockerton, widow of John Aaron Poore, died at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. George Botten, Laurel St., at 9: 30 last evening at the age of 67 years after an illness of several months.

      Mrs. Poore was born in Haysville and lived in Plattsville for a time. She was an adherent of the Baptist Church. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Harry Affeldt, Kitchener, Mrs. Arthur Hopf and Mrs. George Botten, Preston, Mrs. Norman Pipe, Simcoe, Mrs. John Martin, Preston; three sons, John of Preston, Charles of Hespeler and Joseph of Toronto; one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Grieves, Plattsville, and four brothers, Fred and John Cockerton of Plattsville, James of New Hamburg and George Cockerton of Toronto. Her husband predeceased her in January, 1944. Twenty-seven grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive. The remains are resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home from where the funeral will be held on Monday at 2: 30. Interment will be in the Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 22 Nov 1948

  • Sources 
    1. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 2.

    2. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 10.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Edith Poore - 22 Nov 1948.

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Edith Cacherton Cockerton Date of Birth:24 Feb 1879 Gender:Female Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:John Cockerton Mother's name:Elizabeth Cokerton

    5. [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

    6. [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.

    7. [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 - 24 Feb 1879 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 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 MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Nov 1946 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1948 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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