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

Matthew Astor Wilks

Male 1844 - 1926  (82 years)


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  • Name Matthew Astor Wilks 
    Born 3 Mar 1844  Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Protestant Church of England 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-268337 
    Died 9 Jul 1926  Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, Windham, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I268337  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Matthew Wilks,   b. 1816, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1899, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Astor Langdon,   b. 1818, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1896, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F36834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Matthew Astor Wilks was buried in the Astor vault in St. James Churchyard, Hyde Park, NY. In Sylvia's next to last will, dated 1939, she left $20,000 to St. James Church, "for the upkeep and maintenance of the burial vault of Matthew Wilks, and of the plot in which it is located." Admittedly, this was not her husband, but it is a large vault, and I assumed that the reason she left this money to St. James was because her husband was buried there also.
      From FaG member Faith Eckler on May 20, 2016 1: 34 PM

  • Sources 
    1. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 1 Page 4.

    2. [S2173] Find A Grave, Matthew Astor Wilks (1844 - 1926) - Find A Grave Memorial. (2017). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 12 June 2017, from https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=159031558.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Mar 1844 - Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Protestant Church of England - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jul 1926 - Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, Windham, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
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