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

John Wallace[1, 2]

Male 1818 - 1857  (39 years)


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  • Name John Wallace 
    Born 1818  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-33342 
    Died 15 Apr 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Cedar Creek Cemetery, North Dumfries Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I33342  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 

    Family Helen "Ellen" Goodfellow,   b. 1823, Roberton, Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1874, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Children 
     1. Wallace
     2. William Wallace,   b. 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age < 57 years)
     3. Elizabeth "Betsy" Wallace,   b. 5 Jan 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1930, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Janet Wallace,   b. 4 Jan 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1924, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Margaret Wallace,   b. Jan 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1853  (Age ~ 1 years)
     6. Helen Wallace,   b. 6 Dec 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1930, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Mary Wallace,   b. 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F10718  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A-1-135 John Wallace Probate of the Will of John Wallace, late of the Township of Waterloo, Yeoman, deceased, on the petition of James Goodfellow and John Wallace the Younger, both of the Township of Waterloo, aforesaid Yeoman, the Executors named in said Will and which is in the words following, namely :

      I, John Wallace of the Township of Waterloo, Farmer…I Will and order that all my just debts, funeral and other expenses be paid by my Executors out of my estate…I give and devise and bequeath unto my beloved wife Helen as much household and kitchen furniture as she shall choose to take for her use for ever. I Will and order that the remainder of my household and kitchen furniture, together with all my other loose property be sold by public auction or otherwise by my Executors as soon as convenient and the proceeds thereof go to the benefit and use of my estate. I Will and order that my Executors shall and do sell and dispose of my Farm, being the place I now live on to the best advantage of my estate…and the proceeds thereof shall go to the benefit of my estate….And also, I do hereby Will and Order that my wife shall have the custody, tuition and bringing up of my children, but if my said wife should die, [their welfare falls] unto my Executors. I also Will and Order that if my said wife shall marry again she shall receive no more benefit from my estate in the way and manner stated above, but my Executors shall pay her out of my estate, five pounds yearly and every year during her natural life. I give and devise and bequeath unto my son William, the sum of one hundred pounds to be paid to him by my Executors out of my estate when he shall attain the age of twenty one years. I five devise and bequeath unto my wife Helen when my youngest child shall come of age, the interest of seventeen hundred dollars to be paid to her yearly and every year by my Executors out of my estate during her natural life or so long as she remains my widow, but if she marry again, she shall not receive any benefit from the same. And her decease, or if my said wife shall marry again ; I Will and order the said seventeen hundred dollars shall be equally divided among all my children…And lastly, all the rest and residue of my estate and ofpart5 whatsoever and wheresoever not herein before otherwise disposed of (after paying off my debts, legacies and all expenses) I give devise and bequeath unto all my children equally share and share alike to be paid to them by my Executors when the youngest child shall attain to the age of twenty one years. I also Will and Order that all the legacies and bequests given unto my wife Helen as aforesaid, I hereby declare is intended to be, and is so given to her in full satisfaction and recompense of, and for her down and thirds, which she may or can in anywise claim or demand out of my estate. And I do hereby appoint my trust friends James Goodfellow and John Wallace Jr, both of the Township of Waterloo Executors to this my Last Will and Testament…

      Witnessed by William Tilt, Township of Waterloo and Wiliam[sic] Abra, Township of Dumfries.
      Will dated 19th February 1857
      Proved 7th May 1857
      Died 15th April 1857
      Inventory £181/5/-

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 partial transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Janet Wallace Born: Canada Age: 21 Father: John Wallace Mother: Ellen Goodfellow Born: abt 1850 Spouse: Cyrus Hollman Age: 22 born: Canada Father: Benjamin Hallan Mother: Catherine Huntsberger married 9 Dec 1871

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 9915-74.
      Joseph ABRA, 24, yeoman, North Dumfries, same, s/o William & Elizabeth, married Hellen WALLACE, 20, Waterloo, Waterloo twp., d/o John & Hellen, witn: John & William MARSHALL of Waterloo twp., 6 Feb 1874 at Galt

    3. [S529] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - Cedar Creek CC#4490 Internet Link.
      Erected by Helen/ GOODFELLOW/ in memory of/ her husband/ John WALLACE/ who died Apr. 15, 1857/ AE 38 yrs

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 10.
      John WALLACE Farmer Birthplace: Scotland Age 31 Free Church
      Helen WALLACE Birthplace: Scotland Age 25 Free Church
      William WALLACE Birthplace: Canada Age 6 Free Church
      Elisabeth WALLACE Birthplace: Canada Age 5 Free Church
      Janet WALLACE Birthplace: Canada Age 3 Free Church
      Margaret WALLACE Birthplace: Canada Age 1 Free Church

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 10.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1818 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Apr 1857 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Creek Cemetery, North Dumfries Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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