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

Duncan MacPherson

Male 1882 - 1947  (64 years)


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  • Name Duncan MacPherson 
    Born 29 May 1882  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1915  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WellesleyTwp-1915-DuncanMacPhersonHouseBarn.jpg
    WellesleyTwp-1915-DuncanMacPhersonHouseBarn.jpg
    A 1915 photo of the MacPherson's new house and barn built on Lot 13, Concession 14 in Wellesley Township, Ontario. In the foreground stands Duncan, son Ross, wife Cassie and baby Willie MacPherson in her arms.


    Waterloo Region Public Library
    Occupation 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer, Father in law's Farm 
    Residence 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-301841 
    Died 16 Mar 1947  RR1, Wallenstein, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I301841  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Alexander McPherson,   b. CALC 24 Jan 1832, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1896  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Margaret Sim,   b. 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1874  Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cassie May Bryden,   b. 20 Feb 1881, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1957, RR1, Wallenstein, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1915  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ross MacPherson,   b. 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1993  (Age 77 years)
     2. Flight Lieutenant Navigator William Neil MacPherson,   b. 10 May 1917, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1944, Riaille, Departement de la Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F238820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DUNCAN MacPHERSON

      Duncan MacPherson, well-known local farmer, died suddenly on Sunday morning, at his home, R.R. 1, Wallenstein. A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alexander MacPherson, he was 64 years old. Mr. MacPherson had a stroke last Thursday.

      He lived on the farmed where he was born on May 29, 1882. Thirty-two years ago he married the former Cassie Bryden at Galt.

      He leaves besides his wife, one son Ross at home; two brothers, Dr. A. D. MacPherson, Waterford; John MacPherson, Galt; and three sisters, Mrs. John Voll of Wallenstein; Mrs. Frederick Voll of Carthage; and Mrs. Andrew Fowler of Bareau, Michigan. One son, William, was killed overseas while serving with the R.C.A.F., during World War II.

      The funeral was held on Tuesday from the late residence to Gale Presbyterian Church, Elmira. Burial was made in the Elmira cemetery with Rev. C. L. Mitchell officiating.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub Dist 8 Page 8.

    2. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/100184480/duncan-macpherson.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 May 1882 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1915 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Feb 1915 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, Father in law's Farm - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1947 - RR1, Wallenstein, , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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