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

Edward Thompson

Male 1818 - 1858  (40 years)


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  • Name Edward Thompson 
    Born 1818  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Religion 1851  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Church of England 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-296833 
    Died 8 Jul 1858  [2
    Buried Freeborn Zion Presbyterian Cemetery, Wellesley Twp, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I296833  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father William James? Thompson,   b. Abt 1790,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Ann,   b. 1789, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1888, Albemarle, Bruce, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Family ID F44202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Freeborn,   b. 19 May 1830, , Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1858  (Age 28 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Thompson,   b. 2 Mar 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1929, Moorefield, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Mary Ellen Thompson,   b. 14 May 1851, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 92 years)
     3. William E. Thompson,   b. 9 Jun 1854, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1932, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. James F. Thompson,   b. 19 Feb 1856, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1943, Bolton, Maple Ridge, Arenac, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F237674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Thomas Freeborn was appointed administrator of his brother-in-law Edward Thompson's estate. On 8 Feb 1859 Edward's brothers John, George and William Thompson signed a document surrendering their interest in their brother's estate to the administration of Thomas Freeborn. This document specified that the five children of the deceased Edward Thompson & Catherine Freeborn were now living in the township of Wellesley and under the age of 21 years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 3 Page 14.

    2. [S710] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Freeborn Zion Presbyterian CC#4543 Internet Link.
      Erected / in memory of / Edward Thompson / who died / July 8, 1858 / AE 40 yrs & 7 mo / also his wife / Catherine Freeborn / died Aug 29 1858 / [stone broken]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1818 - Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1851 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Freeborn Zion Presbyterian Cemetery, Wellesley Twp, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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