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

Elizabeth Maud "Bessie" Wildfong

Female 1893 - 1968  (74 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Maud "Bessie" Wildfong 
    Born 12 Aug 1893  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Bessie Wildfong 
    Name Elizabeth Maud "Bessie" Pfeiffer 
    Occupation 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Winder, Woolen Mill 
    Residence 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-349626 
    Died 5 Feb 1968  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 Feb 1968  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I349626  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Daniel Gordon Wildfong,   b. 24 May 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1920, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Mary Janet McGregor,   b. 28 Sep 1866, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1945, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1892  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William John Pfeiffer,   b. 5 Mar 1878, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1932, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1914  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ruth Pfeiffer
     2. Mary Alberta Pfeiffer,   b. 1914,   d. 27 Nov 1992, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Albert G. Pfeiffer,   b. 1916, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1976, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F251046  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Pfeiffer

      PRESTON - Mrs. Elizabeth Pfeiffer, 803 Guelph St., Preston, died Monday at South Waterloo Hospital, Galt. She was 74. Mrs. Pfeiffer was the former Elizabeth Wildfong and was born in Waterloo Township near Hespeler. She bad resided for 53 years in Preston coming from Hespeler. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene. Mrs. Pfeiffer was predeceased by her husband William in 1933. Surviving are one son, Albert of Preston; two daughters, Mrs. A. B. (Mary) Milne of Guelph, Ruth Pfeiffer of Galt; two brothers, Lawrence and Daniel, both of Toronto; two sisters, Mrs. P. (Dorothy) Marshall of Guelph and Mrs. Earl (Ruth) Davidson of Preston; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body is at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home until Thursday noon then will be moved to the Church of the Nazarene for funeral service at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 6 Feb 1968 pg 21

  • Sources 
    1. [S392] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1911, Div. 21 Pg. 1.

    2. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180623174/elizabeth-pfeiffer.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:John W Pfeiffer Age:35 Birth Date:abt 1879 Birth Place:Preston Marriage Date:24 Oct 1914 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Pfeiffer Mother:Pfeiffer Spouse:Elizabeth M Wildfong Spouse's Age:22 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1892 Spouse Birth Place:Puslinch, Ontario Spouse Father:Daniel Wildfong Spouse Mother:Mary McZergor

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1893 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Winder, Woolen Mill - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Oct 1914 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Feb 1968 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Feb 1968 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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