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

William James Hodgson

Male 1896 - 1971  (74 years)


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  • Name William James Hodgson 
    Born 12 May 1896  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cabinet Maker, Furniture Factory 
    Residence 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-225549 
    Died 2 May 1971  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 5 May 1971  Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I225549  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Robert Hodgson,   b. CALC 6 Sep 1865, Nassagaweya Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1931, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Hannah Towell,   b. 15 Jul 1863, Guelph Township, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1934, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1885  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F222133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ada Ellen Marshall,   b. 1894, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1983  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1916  Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Neale Hodgson,   b. 20 Sep 1927, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 2006, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F251361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Hodgson Sr.

      PRESTON - William J. Hodgson, 638 Hespeler St., died Sunday, at South Waterloo Hospital, Galt. He was 75. Mr. Hodgson was born in Wellington County. He had resided in Preston, for 50 years and prior to that in Hespeler. He was a cabinetmaker by trade. He was a member of St. Luke's Anglican Church and was a veteran of the First and Second World Wars. Surviving are his wife, the former Ada Marshall; six sons, William John, Frederick and Patrick all of Preston, Ernest of Orangeville, James of Ottawa and Neale of Hespeler: one daughter, Mrs. William (Eileen) Pike of Royal Oak, Mich.; 27 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The body is at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, where the funeral and committal services will be conducted Wednesday, at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Preston, Park Lawn cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 3 May 1971 pg 25

  • Sources 
    1. [S392] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1911, Div. 21 Pg. 18.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:William James Hodgson Date of Birth:12 May 1896 Gender:Male Birth Place:Wellington, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Robert Hodgson Mother's name:Hanna Towell

    3. [S2858] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 502089 (1896).
      Name:William James Hodgson Date of Birth:12 May 1896 Gender:Male Birth Place:Wellington, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Robert Hodgson Mother's name:Hanna Towell

    4. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      Hodgson/ William J./ 1896 - 1971/ Ada E./ 1894 - 1983./ [Legion Plaque] [A] William J. Hodgson/ Pte. 111 Battn. C.E.F./ L.Cpl. V.G. Of Canada/ 2 May 1971 - Age 74.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Robert Hodgson Age:20 Birth Date:abt 1865 Birth Place:Nassagaweya, Ontario Marriage Date:12 Aug 1885 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:John Hodgson Mother:Sarah Laue Hodgson Spouse:Hannah Lowell Spouse's Age:21 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1864 Spouse Birth Place:Guelph Township Spouse Father:James Lowell Spouse Mother:Martha P Lowell

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:William James Hodgson Age:20 Birth Date:abt 1896 Birth Place:Hespeler (near) Marriage Date:24 Jul 1916 Marriage County or District:Wellington Father:Robert Hodgson Mother:Hannah Towle Spouse:Ada Ellen Marshall Spouse's Age:21 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1895 Spouse Birth Place:Stanningly Leeds Yorks Eng Spouse Father:Joshua Marshall Spouse Mother:Sarah Elizabeth Heale Marshall

    7. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 023021 (1916).
      Name:Ada Ellen Marshall Age:21 Birth Year:abt 1895 Birth Place:Stanningly Leeds Yorks Eng Marriage Date: 24 Jul 1916 Marriage Place:Wellington, Ontario, Canada Father:Joshua Marshall Mother:Sarah Elizabeth Heale Marshall Spouse:William James Hodgson

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 May 1896 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cabinet Maker, Furniture Factory - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jul 1916 - Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 May 1971 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 May 1971 - Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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