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

William J. Smith

Male 1889 - 1960  (71 years)


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  • Name William J. Smith 
    Born 1889  Campbellville, Nassagaweya Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-350340 
    Died 27 Jan 1960  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I350340  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family Myrtle Rose Roesgen,   b. 7 Aug 1890, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1971, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Gladys Mary Smith,   b. CALC 24 Mar 1915, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1916, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     2. Harold Smith
     3. Gordon Smith
     4. Kenneth Smith
     5. Grace Smith
     6. Mary Smith
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F251323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Sep 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jan 1960 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William Smith

      PRESTON, William Smith, 70, of 1225 Queen St., died early today, at his residence following a short illness. Mr. Smith was born at Campbellville, Ont. and had resided in Preston, for 53 years. He was a painter and decorator and had owned his own business for a number of years. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Myrtle Roesgen, four sons, Harold of Galt, Gordon of Hamilton, Kenneth and Donald, both of Preston; two daughters, Mrs. Jack (Grace) Lund, of Galt and Mrs. Norman (Mary) McKenzie of Stoney Creek, one sister, Mrs. Myrtle Wright of Toronto and 13 grandchildren. The body is at the Stager-Barthel Funeral Home, where the funeral will be conducted, Friday, at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery. Rev. A. I. Waters of St. Paul's United Church, will officiate.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 27 Jan 1960 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Front] Smith/ William J. Smith/ 1889 - 1960/ His Wife/ Myrtle Roesgen/ 1890 - 1971/ Gladys Mary, Dau./ 1915 - 1916./ [Back] Roesgen/ William H. Roesgen/ 1861 - 1945/ His Wife/ Mary Simpson/ 1861 - 1921/ Nettie Roesgen Watson/ 1897 - 1921.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:William Smith Age:21 Birth Date:abt 1890 Marriage Date:6 Sep 1911 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:John Smith Mother:Ann Eliza Trimble Spouse:Myrtle Roisgen Spouse's Age:21 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1890 Spouse Father:William H Roisgen Spouse Mother:Mary Simpson