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

Albert Brighton[1]

Male 1881 - 1947  (65 years)


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  • Name Albert Brighton 
    Born 29 Oct 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Burial
    • Park Lawn Cemetery
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer, Foundry 
    Residence 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-230898 
    Died 15 May 1947  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Cause: Cause: Heart Attack 
    Buried 18 May 1947  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I230898  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Family 1 Laurinda,   b. Oct 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F223336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lorinda Anderson,   b. 7 Oct 1878, Wawanosh Twp., Ontario, Can. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1973, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1909  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F252561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Albert Brighton

      PRESTON, May 16 Albert Brighton, well-known Preston resident died at his home, 429 Duke St., late last night at the age of 85 years. During 45 years of residence in the community, he had formed a large circle of friends. He was born in Wilmot Township. Employed with the Grand River and Lake Erie and Northern Railway until his retirement in October last year, he was a conductor on the Galt to Kitchener run and also served on the express car for many years. He was a member at the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen. Following his retirement from service with the railway last October, he was employed with the Canadian Buffalo Sled Co., until suffering a heart attack two weeks ago from which he failed to recover. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church. Surviving are his wife, Lorinda Anderson; two sisters, Mrs. Allan Stager, of Kitchener and Mrs. Mervin Bechtel of New Dundee and a brother Hymen Brighton of Toronto. The body will rest at the Stager-Pass Funeral home until Sunday at 1: 30 p.m., then at Knox Presbyterian Church for the funeral at 3 p.m. Interment will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Preston.

      Kitchener Daily Record 16 May 1947 pg 23

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Lorinda Anderson - Brighton - 21 Dec 1973.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Albert Brighton Date of Birth:29 Oct 1881 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Aaron Brighton Mother's name:Catharine Hymen

    3. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Albert Brighton - 16 May 1947.

    4. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 10.

    5. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Brighton/ In Loving Memory Of/ Albert Brighton/ Died May 15, 1947 In His 66th Year/ His Wife/ Lorinda Anderson/ 1878 - 1973/ Blessed Are The Dead/ That Die In The Lord./ [Footstone] Albert.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Albert Brighton Age:28 Birth Year:abt 1881 Marriage Date:24 Nov 1909 Marriage PlaceWaterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Aaron Brighton Mother:Catharine Hyuroine Spouse:Louisa Anderson

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Oct 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Nov 1909 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Foundry - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Heart Attack - 15 May 1947 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 May 1947 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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