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

William Nichol Short[1, 2]

Male 1859 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name William Nichol Short 
    Born Jul 1859  Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Laborer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Church of England 
    Occupation 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Anglican 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Teamster 
    Occupation 1902  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    fireman 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Driver, Baker 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number 00133-8238.44 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I227845  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father Thomas Short,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F6473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Francis Short,   b. Abt 1850, Of, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1881  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth Morris,   b. 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898  (Age 53 years) 
    Family ID F31353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Adaline Wismer,   b. 14 Nov 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1898  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1879  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. James Elgin Short,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lottie E. Short,   b. 17 Nov 1882, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1968  (Age 85 years)
     3. Joseph Leonard Short,   b. 24 May 1891, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1919, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F1827  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Otilla "Tillie" Hausch,   b. 24 Oct 1870, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Apr 1902  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harold Thomas "Harry" Short,   b. 14 Jan 1903, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Olive Margaret Short,   b. 3 Dec 1907, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1988, Walkerton, Brant Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. William Robert "Shorty" Short,   b. 9 Aug 1910, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1991, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F222586  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Adeline Wissmer,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Mar 1879  [8
    Children 
     1. James Elgin Short,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lottie Elizabeth Short,   b. 1882, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F250078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jul 1859 - Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Mar 1879 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teamster - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - fireman - 1902 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Apr 1902 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Driver, Baker - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Short standing besides the Proudfoot Bakery Cart.
    William Short standing besides the Proudfoot Bakery Cart.

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Joseph Leonard Short Born: 24 May 1891 County: Waterloo Father: William N Short Mother: Adeline Wismer

    3. [S24] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - St. John the Evangelist Church of England.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Adeline Wissmer Born: Canada Age: 20 Father: Joseph Wissmer Mother: Charlotte Wissmer Born: abt 1859 Spouse: William Short Age: 22 born: Canada Father: Thomas Short Mother: Elizabeth Short married 26 Mar 1879 married: Waterloo

    5. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 5.

    6. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Waterloo N. Twp. 1881 Page 17.

    7. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 27.

    8. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 1.