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

John McGregor

Male 1864 - 1921  (57 years)


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  • Name John McGregor 
    Born 20 Jan 1864  Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/182806857 
    Residence 1901  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1916  Last Mountain, Wynyard Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    laborer 
    Residence 1916  Last Mountain, Wynyard Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-215927 
    Died 13 Mar 1921  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I215927  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Alexander McGregor,   b. 24 May 1819, , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1902, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Maude Hogg,   b. 3 Mar 1841, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1919, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F59053  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Georgina Barbara Buchholtz,   b. 31 Dec 1872, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1918, Craik, Moose Jaw, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1910  Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Walter William MacGregor,   b. 8 Jan 1911, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1996, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F55274  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MCGREGOR, JOHN

      On Sunday morning, March 13, 1921. Mr. McGregor had been ill for the past six months, three of which he spent in bed. He had been employed as fireman with the R. Forbes Co. , since returning from the west some fifteen months ago. He leaves one son, Walter; brothers and sisters, Robert of Grand Rapids; James of McGregor, Manitoba; Alex of Puslinch; Mrs. M. Wildfong of Craig, SK; Mrs. W. Linton of Galt; Mrs. J. Daley of Orillia; and Miss Elizabeth at home. The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon, Rev. J. B. Dengis conducting the service, which was largely attended by a wide circle of friends.

      -Information from the death certificate: Born in Beverly on January 20, 1864, son of Alexander McGregor and Dorothy Hogg. Occupation - fireman at the woollen mill. Died at age 57 years, 1 month and 21 days.

      Informant - his sister, Elizabeth McGregor of Hespeler.

      A Celebration of Lives Obituaries of Puslinch Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Vol 2 Anna Jackson & Marjorie Clark
      Used with kind permission of Marjorie Clark

  • Sources 
    1. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, New, North America, Waterloo Municipality, and New Cemetery. 1864. " John Mcgregor (1864-1921) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.Com. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/182806857/john-mcgregor.

    2. [S2434] Census - Canada - 1901, Census Place: Puslinch, Wellington (South/Sud), Ontario; Page: 2; Family No: 15.
      Alex McGregor b. 24 May 1819, USA, - farmer
      Doethey 3 Mar 1841 Ontario
      John 20 Jan 1864
      Dorethey E. 2 Dec 1874
      Roy 10 Feb 1888

    3. [S2725] Census - Canada - 1916, Census Place: Saskatchewan, Last Mountain, 07; Roll: T-21937; Page: 3; Family No: 29.
      John McGregor 59 ont Ontario Laborer
      Leagina 41 Ontario
      Walter 6 Ontario

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1864 - Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1910 - Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Mar 1921 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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