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

William Easton[1]

Male 1865 - 1939  (74 years)


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  • Name William Easton 
    Born 1865  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1920  Bright, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-340594 
    Died 3 Oct 1939  Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 6 Oct 1939  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I340594  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

  • Notes 
    • Death Of William Easton

      Highly-Esteemed Resident. of Blenheim Township Passes Away in Woodstock Hospital


      The death occurred in Woodstock Hospital on Tuesday morning at 2 o'clock of William Easton, 10th concession of Blenheim, in his 74th year. Mr. Easton had been in poor health for several months and was removed to the hospital on Friday.

      He was born on the Easton homestead, one mile south of Ayr, now owned by his brother, John Easton, being a son of Alexander and Jeannie Kyle early pioneers who came from Roxboroughshire, Scotland

      Mr. Easton resided on his farm on the tenth concession from practically half a century, having taken over the property more than 49 years ago. He was a gentleman of the old school and was highly regarded as a good friend and neighbor by all those with whom he came in contact. Mr. Easton was a valued member of Willis United Church, Drumbo.

      He is survived by four brothers, as follows: John and Arthur, South Dumfries; Thomas and George, Ayr.

      The funeral will take place from his late residence, 10th concession of Blenheim, on Friday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock to the Ayr Cemetery.


      The Ayr News Oct 5 1939 pg 1

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

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Easton/ at Rest/ Thomas Easton/ died Dec. 4th 1909/ In his 80th year/ Native of Roxburghshire,/ Scotland/ his wife/ Mary Richmond/ died March 18th 1920/ In Her 82nd year
      [Right/North] Alexander/ Easton/ died Sept. 13, 1934/ In his 71st year/ William Easton/ died Oct. 3, 1939/ In his 74th year
      [Back/West] At Rest/ Annie Easton/ Clarke/ died October 29th 1929/ In Her 57th year

    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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1865 - South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Bright, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Oct 1939 - Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Oct 1939 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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