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

Sylvester John "Bob" McLeod

Male Cal 1879 - 1937  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Sylvester John "Bob" McLeod 
    Born CALC 8 Sep 1879  Tiverton, Bruce Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-351538 
    Died 25 Nov 1937  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Cause: Chronic Endocarditis and Myocarditis - Hemophilia 
    Buried 28 Nov 1937  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I351538  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family Effie May Hesson,   b. 1886, Teeterville, Windham Twp., Norfolk Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1973, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1903  , Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. Olive Mearl "Mearl" McLeod,   b. 24 Oct 1905, Tara, Arran Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1940, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     2. Verna May McLeod,   b. 23 Sep 1913, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981  (Age 67 years)
     3. Jack McLeod
     4. Roy McLeod
     5. Della McLeod
     6. Beulah R. McLeod,   b. 1918,   d. 2000  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F251775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Sep 1903 - , Bruce Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Chronic Endocarditis and Myocarditis - Hemophilia - 25 Nov 1937 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Nov 1937 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • S. J. McLeod

      PRESTON, Nov. 25, S. J. "Bob" McLeod, 59, for 22 y ears employed by the board of works, 18 of which he acted as foreman, died at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, yesterday. Mr. McLeod resigned as foreman last January but continued to work as a driver. He has been in failing health for some time and his death followed a heart attack last Monday morning. He was born in Lion's Head district and lived in Wiarton, Tara and Guelph. He came here 23 years ago and started working for the board of works the following year when the first King street pavement was being laid. He was employed by the board during the years of heavy development of the town, such as laying of new pavements and sewers, etc. He was a member of the Tara lodge IOOF. Mr. McLeod is servived by his wife, who before her marriage was Miss Effie Hessen, three sons, Roy of California, Gordon and Jack, Preston, four daughters, Mrs. Wm. T. Habermehl, Washington, Ont. Mrs. Frank Hartley, Preston, Verna and Beulah at home. One sister Mrs. E. B. Stewart, Galt and one brother Bert, in British Columbia, also survive.

      Kitchener Daily Record 26 Nov 1937 pg 21

  • Sources 
    1. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Sylvester John McLead Gender:Male Birth Year:abt 1879 Birth Place:Tiverton, Ontario Age at Death:58 Death Date:25 Nov 1937 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:John McLead Mother:Rachel McKimm

    2. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In Loving Memory Of/ Sylvester J. Mcleod/ Died Nov. 25, 1937 Aged 59 Years/ Olive M. Mcleod/ Beloved Wife Of/ William P. Habermehl/ Died Nov. 12, 1940/ Aged 35 Years/ Resting. [Footstones] Father/ Mother.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Sylester J McLeod Age:25 Birth Date:abt 1878 Birth Place:Kincardine, Ontario Marriage Date:16 Dec 1903 Marriage County or District:Bruce Father:John Mother:Rachel McKim Spouse:Effie Hesson Spouse's Age:19 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1884 Spouse Birth Place:Teeterville Spouse Father:William Spouse Mother:Bella Silverthorne

    4. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.
      Name:Effie Hesson Age:19 Birth Year:abt 1884 Birth Place:Teeterville Marriage Date:16 Dec 1903 Marriage Place:Bruce, Ontario, Canada Father:William Mother:Bella Silverthorne Spouse:Sylester J McLeod