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

Arthur James Easton[1]

Male 1870 - 1947  (77 years)


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  • Name Arthur James Easton 
    Born 23 Jan 1870  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-340025 
    Died 10 Dec 1947  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 12 Dec 1947  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I340025  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Thomas Easton,   b. CALC 30 Aug 1830, , Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1909, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Mary Richmond,   b. CALC 25 Jan 1839, , Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1920, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Family ID F186843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriet Wonetta "Nettie" Transom,   b. 17 Mar 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1907, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1900  , Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Dorothea Lorraine "Dorothy" Easton,   b. 11 Aug 1904, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1950, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F248311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Arthur J. Easton

      The death occurred at his home, one mile south of Ayr, this (Wednesday) morning of Arthur J. Easton, in his 78th year. Mr. Easton passed away in his sleep.

      He was born on the Easton homestead, South Dumfries township, being a son of Thomas Easton and Mary Richmond, early Scottish pioneers, and had resided in this community during the whole of his lifetime.

      Mr. Easton was well known and highly esteemed by many friends as a successful farmer and a good friend and neighbor.

      He is survived by one son, Thomas, Toronto, and two daughters, Mrs. John Gemmell, Paris, and Miss Dorothy, at home; also by two brothers, Thomas, Ayr, and John, South Dumfries. His wife, whose maiden name was Nettie Transom. passed away many years ago.

      The funeral will take place on Friday afternoon from the W. O. Ball Funeral Parlor to the Ayr Cemetery, with service at two o'-clock.

      The Ayr News Dec 11 1947 pg 4

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Mary Richmond - Easton.

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Easton/ In memory of/ Arthur James Easton/ born Jan. 23, 1870/ died Dec. 10, 1947/ Nettie Transom/ wife of Arthur Easton/ 1873 - 1907/ Dorothy Easton/ 1904 - 1950

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Thomas Easton Age: 29 Birth Date: abt 1834 Birth Place: Scotland Marriage Date: 31 Mar 1863 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Alexander Mother: Jane Kyle Spouse: Mary Richardson Spouse's Age: 24 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1839 Spouse Birth Place: Canada Spouse Residence: South Dumfries Township Spouse Father: William Spouse Mother: Jane Dickie Residence: South Dumfries Township

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Arthur Easton Age: 30 Birth Date: abt 1870 Marriage Date: 29 Mar 1900 Marriage County or District: Brant Father: Thomas Easton Mother: Mary Richmond Spouse: Wonetta Transm Spouse's Age: 27 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1873 Spouse Father: Arthur Transom Spouse Mother: Ann E Howell Transom

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jan 1870 - South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Mar 1900 - , Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Dec 1947 - South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Dec 1947 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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