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

Sophia Burkholder[1]

Female Abt 1804 - 1877  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Sophia Burkholder 
    Born Abt 1804  Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Name Sophia Beasley 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-33958 
    Died 4 May 1877  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: paralysis 
    Person ID I33958  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Family Henry Beasley,   b. Abt 1820, Of, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Sophia Beasley,   b. 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F3096  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The Christian Guardian", July 1877

      Sophia Burkholder Beasley was born in the township of Barton,about three miles from where the city of Hamilton now stands. In her 16th year she was brought to God at a camp meeting held in the neighborhood. She joined the Methodist Church and remained connected with it until her death. After her mariage she removed to Hamilton and beca me a charter member of the First Methodist Church on King St. Her illness was lingering, but her faith was deep and permanent, having a firm trust in Christ. She died peacefully May 4, 1877, at her home in Hamilton.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      David Bowman Born: Canada Age: 37 Father: Robert Bowman Mother: Elizabeth Bowman Born: abt 1845 Spouse: Sophia Beasley Age: 31 born: Canada Father: Henry Beasley Mother: Sophia Beasley married 13 Sep 1882

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1804 - Barton Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: paralysis - 4 May 1877 - Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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