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Alfred Aemilius Hespeler

Alfred Aemilius Hespeler

Male 1858 - 1928  (70 years)

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  • Name Alfred Aemilius Hespeler 
    Born 16 May 1858  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Free Church Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-260730 
    Died 31 May 1928  Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I260730  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2023 

    Father Wilhelm "William" Hespeler,   b. 29 Dec 1830, Gernsbach, Gernsbach, , Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1921, Burnaby Lake, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Mary Hope Keachie,   b. 1828, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1872, Freiburg, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1854  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F32806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Diana Matilda Jermyn,   b. 25 Nov 1880, , Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1925, Burnaby, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 16 May 1908  Summerland, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Stephanie Hope Barbara Hespeler,   b. 1909, Summerland, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2023 
    Family ID F52159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Alfred Aemilius Hespeler
    Alfred Aemilius Hespeler
    Northern who's who; a biographical dictionary of men and women by C. W. Parker

  • Notes 
    • Fruit Rancher. Born Hespeler, Ont., May 16, 1858, son of William and Mary Keachie Hespeler. Educated Collegiate Institute, Galt, Ont. Clerk, Merchants Bank, Winnipeg, 1875-1879; mining, Leadville District, Colorado, 1879-1881; mining, Montana and Arizona, 1881- 1888; mining, Mexico and Peru, 1882- 1890; diversified interests. United States, 1890-1900; mining, China, 1900- 1907; engineer, charge of deepest borings ever made in China for coal; mined and shipped first antimony from Province of Hupey, Cliina. Came to British Columbia, 1907. Married Matilda Diana Jermyn, Manchester, England, 1908; has one daughter. Clubs: Shanghai; Concordia (Shanghai). Society: A. P. & A. M. Conservative; Anglican. Address: Summerland, B. C.

      From: C. W. Parker, Northern who's who; a biographical dictionary of men and women

  • Sources 
    1. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 2 Page 14.

    2. [S3231] Find A Grave, Ocean View Burial Park Burnaby Greater Vancouver Regional District British Columbia, Canada.

    3. [S2451] British Columbia, Canada, Death Index, 1872-1990, Registration Number 1928-09-399033 BCA Number B13133 GSU Number 1952312.
      Alfred Hespeler Gender Male Birth Year abt 1858 Death Age 70 Death Date 31 May 1928 Death Location Vancouver

    4. [S110] Church Records - ON, Waterloo Co., Cambridge - First United.
      William Hespeler, Merchant of Baden, Married Mary Reachie, Spinster of Galt, Witn: Adam Warnock & Alexander Young, 21 1854 By License In Galt

    5. [S2473] British Columbia, Canada, Marriage Index, 1872-1935.
      Alfred Amelius Hespeler Gender Male Spouse Name Matilda Diana Jeomyn Spouse Gender Female Marriage Date 16 May 1908 Marriage Location Summerland Registration Number 1908-09-166568 BCA Number B11386 GSU Number 1983979

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 May 1858 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Church Presbyterian - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 May 1908 - Summerland, , British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 May 1928 - Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, , British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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