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

Edith Ridge

Female 1896 - 1975  (79 years)


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  • Name Edith Ridge 
    Born 1896  Sheffield, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Edith Speckeen 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-351723 
    Died 30 Aug 1975  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 2 Sep 1975  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I351723  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Family John Speckeen,   b. 28 Jun 1895, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1944, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1922  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Margaret May Speckeen
     2. Betty Edith "Debbie" Speckeen
     3. Ethel Dorothy Mary "Dorothy" Speckeen,   d. 4 Jun 1973, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Norman William Speckeen,   b. CALC 21 Dec 1922, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1931, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 8 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F251855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1896 - Sheffield, , Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jul 1922 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Aug 1975 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Sep 1975 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • SPECKEEN, Mrs. Edith

      Of 339 Bishop St. Preston Cambridge, Saturday, August 30, 1975, Edith Ridge, beloved wife of the late John Speckeen, in her 78th year. Mrs. Speckeen had been a resident of Preston for 60 years and a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Survived by two daughters, Margaret (Mrs. Gerald Dubeck) of Preston, Debbie (Mrs. Luke VanNorman) of Galt; 11 grandchildren; predeceased by one daughter Dorothy (Mrs. Edward James) of Galt in 1973. Funeral service was conducted this afternoon (Tuesday) from the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, Preston. Interment in Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 2 sep 1975 pg 39

  • Sources 
    1. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Speckeen/ In Loving Memory Of/ John Speckeen/ Died Aug. 17, 1944 In His 49th Year/ Edith Speckeen/ Died Aug. 30, 1975 In Her 78th Year/ Norman William ?Son ?Died May 29, 1931- In His 9th Year./ [Footstones] Norman/ Father.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:John Speckeen Age:27 Birth Date:abt 1895 Birth Place:Preston Marriage Date:12 Jul 1922 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father:William Speckeen Mother:Elizabeth Block Spouse:Edith Ridge Spouse's Age:24 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1898 Spouse Birth Place:Sheffield, England Spouse Father:Thomas Ridge Spouse Mother:Mary Holilee