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

Benjamin Forrest[1]

Male 1832 - 1892  (59 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Forrest 
    Born 26 Mar 1832  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1862  Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1871  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Labourer 
    Occupation 1881  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Brickmaker 
    Religion 1881  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1891  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Brickmaker 
    Religion 1891  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-24364P 
    Died 2 Jan 1892  [2
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I24364  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Alexander Forrest,   b. Abt 1802, of, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jane Schurf,   b. Abt 1802, of, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F22368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matilda Kee,   b. 22 Feb 1837, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1919  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. William Forrest,   b. 20 Jan 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James Forrest,   b. 1 Mar 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age 84 years)
     3. Ellen Forrest,   b. Jun 1870, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Robert Forrest,   b. Jun 1872, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935  (Age ~ 62 years)
     5. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Forrest,   b. 13 Oct 1874, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1920  (Age 45 years)
     6. Margaret Forrest,   b. 3 Feb 1878, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1916  (Age 38 years)
     7. Benjamin Forrest,   b. 23 Sep 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F6073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 016283-00.
      Robert FORREST, 27, laborer, New Hamburg, New Hamburg, s/o Benjamin FORREST & Matilda KEE married Jemima EBY, 25, New Hamburg, New Hamburg, d/o Isaac EBY & Elisabeth STAUFFER, witn: Neander (?) WOOLNER & Lizzie FORREST both of New Hamburg, April 1900 in New Hamburg

    2. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      Forrest/ Benjamin Forrest/ born Mar.26,1832/ died Jan.2,1892/ Matilda Forrest/ born Feb.22,1837/ died Oct.12,1919/ Lizzie Forrest/ born Oct.13,1874/ died May 17,1920/ James Forrest/ 1867-1952/ (A) Grandma (B) Grandpa (C) Ellen

    3. [S250] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1871, Page 31.

    4. [S251] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1881, New Hamburg 1881 Page 16.

    5. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891, Section 1 Page 52.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Benjamin Forrest Born: Scotland Res: Peel Township Age: 30 Father: Alexander Mother: Jane Schurf Born: 1832 Spouse: Matilda Ker Age: 24 born: Ireland Res: Guelph Born: 1838 Father: James Mother: Elisabeth married 24 Nov 1862 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Mar 1832 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1862 - Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Nov 1862 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1871 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brickmaker - 1881 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1881 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brickmaker - 1891 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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