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

Catherine Hammett

Female 1848 - 1914  (66 years)


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  • Name Catherine Hammett 
    Born 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Catherine Chester 
    Religion 1861  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-27977 
    Died 5 Apr 1914  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I27977  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Thomas Hammett,   b. 1821, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1899  (Age < 77 years) 
    Mother Catherine Chapman,   b. 1818, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1899, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F36466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin Chester,   b. 6 Dec 1841, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1912, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1869  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Chester,   b. 25 Oct 1870, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1948, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Thomas Chester,   b. 1871, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1932, Missoula, Missoula, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Mary Catherine Chester,   b. Aug 1873, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Eliza Ann Chester,   b. 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1912, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     5. John Hammett Chester,   b. 1876, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1969, Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     6. Maria Jane Chester,   b. 10 Dec 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1924  (Age 45 years)
     7. William Chester,   b. 1881,   d. 11 May 1965, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F7285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1848 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1861 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Feb 1869 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Apr 1914 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • It is with feelings of deep regret, that we report the death of another old and highly esteemed resident of Puslinch, in the person of Mrs. Benjamin Chester, who died at her residence on Sunday evening, April 5th 1914. She leaves a large family to mourn her untimely death. The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon to the Hespeler Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 1 Pg 55.

    2. [S237] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - New Hope CC#4498 Internet Link .
      Benjamin Chester / died Sept. 6, 1912 / in his 71st year / Catherine Hammett / his wife / died Apr. 5, 1914 / her 66th year / Eliza Ann / daughter / died Jan. 10, 1912 / in her 37th year / Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an / hour as ye think not the son of man cometh

    3. [S1837] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1861, Div. 2 Page 13.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 9/315.
      Benjamin Chester, 26, Farmer, b. Puslinch, res. Hamilton, son of Richard and Maria, Married Catherine Hammett, 20, res. Waterloo Twp., b. Waterloo Twp., daughter of Thomas and Catherine, Witn: John D. Newstead of Waterloo Twp and John Chester of Puslinch Twp., 19 Feb 1869 At Waterloo Twp