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

Benjamin Cronan Dempsey

Male Abt 1887 - 1975  (~ 88 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Cronan Dempsey 
    Born Abt 1887  Parkhill, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Burial
    • Park Lawn Cemetery.
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-352129 
    Died 21 Apr 1975  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 24 Apr 1975  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I352129  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Samuel Dempsey,   b. 1851, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane Darrach,   b. CALC 23 Jul 1860, Mooresville, McGillivray Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1938, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1877  Parkhill, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F251980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jessie Waunetta Winger,   b. 30 May 1891, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1909  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Marjorie Helen Dempsey
     2. Violet May Dempsey,   b. 3 Mar 1911, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Martha Althea Dempsey,   b. 26 Dec 1912, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1937, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     4. Benjamin John Dempsey,   b. 29 Jan 1921,   d. 5 Nov 1955  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F251996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DEMPSEY, Benjamin C.

      Of the Golden Years Nursing Home, Preston Cambridge, at the South Waterloo Memorial Hospital, Monday April 21, 1975, Benjamin C. Dempsey. Beloved husband of the late Jessie Winger; dear father of Marjorie (Mrs. Martin J. Lester) of Kitchener. Mr. Dempsey was born in Parkhill and had been a resident of Preston for 65 years where he owned and operated his own tinsmith business; a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Preston and past executive of the Woodmen of the World and a former councillor of Preston. Mr. Demspey is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Ellen Martin of Hamilton, 7 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; predeceased by one son, Ben and two daughters, Violet and Martha. Resting at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, corner Queenston Road and Argyle Street, Preston until noon Thursday, then to Knox Presbyterian Church for funeral service at 2 p.m. Interment in Parklawn cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 22 Apr 1975 pg 35

  • Sources 
    1. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In loving memory of/ Benjamin J. DEMPSEY/ Jan. 29, 1921-Nov. 5, 1955/ At rest./ [R.C.A.F. Insignia]/ [Burial Card] Mrs. Ben C. DEMPSEY (Jessie) buried Nov. 19, 1951; Benjamin DEMPSEY buried April 24, 1975.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Samuel Dempsey Age:22 Birth Date:abt 1855 Birth Place:Canada Marriage Date:23 Feb 1877 Marriage County or District:Middlesex Father:John Dempsey Mother:Ellen Dempsey Spouse:Mary Jane Darroch Spouse's Age:18 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1859 Spouse Birth Place:Canada Spouse Father:James Darroch Spouse Mother:Catherine Darroch

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Benjamin C Dempsey Age:22 Birth Date:abt 1887 Marriage Date:8 Apr 1909 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Samuel Dempsey Mother:Mary Jane Darroch Dempsey Spouse:Jessie Wanneta Winger Spouse's Age:18 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1889 Spouse Father:Reuben Winger Spouse Mother:Martha Armstrong

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1887 - Parkhill, Middlesex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Apr 1909 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Apr 1975 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Apr 1975 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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