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

Lionel Foster

Male 1813 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Lionel Foster 
    Born 1813  Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Historic Building 63 Ainslie Street N., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    2 story rubblestone 
    • Built by Lionel Foster, the house is a two story, rubblestone building, listed in 1978 as in excellent condition.
    Occupation 1845  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    shoe and boot maker 
    Residence 1849  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1852  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    leather dealer 
    Occupation 1860  Douglas, Boone, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-34342 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I34342  Generations
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2020 

    Family Caroline M. Sampson,   b. 1813, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Mary Foster,   b. 1841, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Theophilus Gates "Gates" Foster,   b. 4 May 1848, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1911, Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. William Phineas Foster,   b. 9 Aug 1850, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F31909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lionel Foster, at the "sign of the big Boot, " manufactures Lasts, Boot-trees and Crimps.


      Dumfries Courier 4 Oct 1845

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      Members of the Galt Circulation Library - 1836

      As a tribute to, and in order to preserve the memories of these good men and true, we annex in a foot-note a complete list* of all who appear as members of the Association (Library)
      * Nearly all the members of Galt Circulating Library joined in 1836. Those who joined durirg any subsequent year, have the year mentioned after their names. (A) Thomas Adams, J. K. Andrews, Peter Anderson, Daniel Armstrong, John Angus, Alexander Addison, 1840; Alexander Adair, 1840; John Anderson, 1841. (B) George Brydon, H. G. Barlow, George Barrie, Alexander Burnett, James Bunyan, Rev. John Bayne, Arthur Burnett, H. C. Barnaby, 1837; George Bruce, 1837; John Bell, 1839; John Brown, 1839; William Brown, 1839; Walter H. Benn, 1840; Walter Brydon, 1843. (C) Walter Cowan, James Cowan, Waterloo; James Cowan, Plains; Thomas Cleghorn, Robert Cranston, John Campbell, Thos. Chisholm, T. G. Chapman, Richd. Common, George Colcleugh, 1839; Andrew Cavers, 1841; James Crozier, 1842. (D) John Douglass, Thos. Dalgliesh, James Dowswell, James Dalgliesh, Walter Deans, 1837; Joseph De Murphy, 1839; John Davidson, 1842. (E) -Andrew Elliott, Robert Emond, 1841; Alexander Easton, 1842. (F) James Fraser, William Ferguson, Alexander Fraser, 1837; John Fleming, 1839; Lionel Foster,

      Reminiscences of the Early History of Galt and the Settlement of Dumfries in the Province of Ontario, by James Young

  • Sources 
    1. [S2437] Census - Canada - 1851, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario.

    2. [S1635] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1860 8th Census, Census Place: Douglas, Boone, Iowa; Roll: M653_312; Page: 306; Family History Library Film: 803312.

    3. [S1034] Book - City of Cambridge Local, Architectural Conversevation Advisory Committee Local Building Inventory, Report on 63 Ainslie St., N. - pg 9.
      Original owner, later owned by Morris C. Lutz. Georgian style rubblestone construction, 2 stories, constructed 1856.

    4. [S903] News - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Dumfries Courier, Advertizement - 4 Oct 1845.

    5. [S101] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register - transcript of cards, Kitchener Public Library.
      Theophilus Gates Fisher b. May 1848 Galt Baptised 16 Dec 1849 Dumfries Child Of Lionel Fisher & Caroline Fisher Residence: Galt Volume 1 Page 301 Rev. M. Whiting

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1813 - Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - 2 story rubblestone - - 63 Ainslie Street N., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - shoe and boot maker - 1845 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1849 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - leather dealer - 1852 - Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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