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

Private Samuel Wellington Hughes[1]

Male 1871 - 1948  (76 years)


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  • Name Samuel Wellington Hughes 
    Prefix Private 
    Born 7 Sep 1871  South Sherbrooke Twp., Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 - 63rd battalion 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-339734 
    Died 4 Jun 1948  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I339734  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Family Matilda E. McConnell,   b. 15 Sep 1878, North Sherbrooke Twp., Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1972, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1900  Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Mildred Eveline Hughes,   b. 29 Nov 1901, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1990, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F248202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Sep 1871 - South Sherbrooke Twp., Lanark Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Oct 1900 - Lanark Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jun 1948 - London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Death of War Veteran

      The death occurred in Westminster Hospital, London on Friday of Samuel Wellington Hughes, in his 77th year. The late Mr. Hughes, along with Mrs. Hughes, removed from Saskatoon last fall to reside with their daughter, Mrs. Wallace Dance, and Mr. Dance, 10th concession of Blenheim. He was taken suddenly ill on Wednesday and removed to Westminster Hospital.

      Mr. Hughes was a veteran of World War I, enlisting in the 63rd battalion, Edmonton, in 1915. He was born at Maberly, near Perth, and was a member of Knox United Church, Ayr.

      Besides his widow, he is survived by one son, Elborne, Edmonton, and a daughter, Mrs. Wallace Dance.

      The Funeral

      The funeral took place on Monday afternoon from the home of his son-in-law, Wallace Dance, to the Ayr Cemetery. Rev. W. D. Goodger, pastor of Knox United Church, was in charge of the services, and the pallbearers were: Walter Barrie, James Baxter, Richard Mitchell, James Dance, John Dance and Norman Dance.

      The Ayr News Jun 10 1948 pg 19

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      Name: Samuel W Hughes Birth Date: 7 Sep 1872 Birth Location: Maherley, Lanark, Ontario Relative: Matilda Hughes Regiment Number: 467468

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Samuel Wellington Hughes Date of Birth: 7 Sep 1871 Gender: Male Birth Place: Lanark, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Robert Hughes Mother's name: Letitia Chambers

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Private/ Samuel W. Hughes/ 238th Battn. C. E. F./ 4th June 1948/ Rest In Peace/ + [veteran's Poppy]

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Samuel Hughes Age: 28 Birth Date: abt 1872 Birth Place: South Sherbrooke Marriage Date: 30 Oct 1900 Marriage County or District: Lanark Father: Robert Hughes Mother: Letitia Chambers Spouse: Matilda E McConnell Spouse's Age: 22 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1878 Spouse Birth Place: North Sherbrooke Spouse Father: John McConnell Spouse Mother: Jane Buchanan