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

Cornelius Peter "Corny" Doherty

Male 1889 - 1952  (62 years)


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  • Name Cornelius Peter "Corny" Doherty 
    Born 10 Apr 1889  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Business Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Prestonian Newspaper 
    Interesting business, newspaper, 
    Religion 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Roman Catholic 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    WW1, 173rd Battalion / 86th Battalion, Service #690216 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    WW1, Private 
    Name Corny Doherty 
    Occupation publisher - Prestonian Newspaper 
    Prestonian newspaper.
    Prestonian newspaper.
    Cornelius Doherty the publisher is on the left
    Charles Edwin Fessant his step father right.
    Facebook 2018
    Occupation 1924  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    painter 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-347311 
    Died 1952  [2, 8
    Buried Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Person ID I347311  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father George A. Doherty,   b. 1856, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1901, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Barbara Bezler,   b. 6 Dec 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1938, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1884  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F250281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Cecilia Scheuerman,   b. 28 Aug 1902, Maryhill (New Germany) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1993, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1924  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    Children 
     1. Flt. Sgt. Patrick Clifford Doherty,   b. 19 Feb 1925, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 18 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F32472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Apr 1889 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Prestonian Newspaper - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - painter - 1924 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jun 1924 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • George was born in Preston and spend most of his life in the town. When he was young he joined that staff of the Preston Progress to learn the printing trade. later working with the Galt Reformer and Galt Reporter. Travelled west in 1911, returned in 1912 and with his brothers Lawrence and Cornelius started "The Prestonian" weekly newspaper.

      Cambridge Mosaic , Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [abbreviated snippet from original text in book]

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 10.

    2. [S406] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery CC#4499 Internet Link .
      Cornelius/ 1889 - 1952/ His Wife/ Cecilia/ Scheurman/ 1902 - 1993/ Flt. Sgt./ Patrick/ 1925 - 1944

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 20192 (1924), Doherty-Schererman.
      Cornelius Doherty, 35, painter of Preston, b. Preston, s/o Geo. Doherty & Barbara Bezler married Cecilia Schenerman, 21, occ. domestic of Preston, b. Winterbourne, d/o William Scheuerman & Caroline Beitz, married 12 Jun 1924 Preston

    4. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 34.

    5. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    6. [S2490] aaa Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 036538 (1889).
      Name:Cornelius Doherty Date of Birth:10 Apr 1889 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:George Doherty Mother's name:Barbara Betzler

    7. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    8. [S2489] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery Internet Link.
      [North] In/ memory of/ George A./ Doherty/ who died/ Jan. 11, 1901/ in the / 44th year/ of his age/ May his soul rest/ in peace. Amen/ Doherty/[East] George 1887 – 1947/ Lawrence/ 1891 – 1958/[South] Cornelius/ 1889 – 1952/ his wife/ Cecilia/ Scheurman/ 1902 – 1993/ Flt. Sgt./ Patrick/ 1925 – 1944/[West] [In/ memory of/ Barbara/ Bezler/ wife of/ George A./ Doherty/ who died/ May 4, 1938/ aged 72 years.

    9. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 011706 (1884).
      Name:Barbara Bezler Age:19 Birth Year:abt 1865 Birth Place:Canada Marriage Date:9 Dec 1884 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:John Bezler Mother:Anna Maria Fischer Bezler Spouse:George Docherty

    10. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 020192 (1924).
      Name:Cecilia Scheuerman Gender:Female Age:21 Birth Year:abt 1903 Birth Place:Winterbourne, Ontario Marriage Date:12 Jun 1924 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:William Scheuerman Mother:Caroline Beitz Spouse:Cornelins Doherty