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

Jessie Waunetta Winger

Female 1891 - 1951  (60 years)


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  • Name Jessie Waunetta Winger 
    Born 30 May 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Jessie Waunetta Dempsey 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-352130 
    Died 16 Nov 1951  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Cause: Heart Attack 
    Buried 19 Nov 1951  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I352130  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Family Benjamin Cronan Dempsey,   b. Abt 1887, Parkhill, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1975, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 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 
    • Mrs. Benjamin Dempsey

      PRESTON, Nov. 17 — Mrs. Benjamin C. Dempsey, Preston resident for more than 50 years, died suddenly at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, last night. Suffering a severe heart attack at her home, 930 Queen St., yesterday, Mrs. Dempsey, who had been ailing for some three weeks, was removed to hospital. Born at Elmira, daughter of the late Reuben and Martha Winger, she came to Preston at the age of seven years and resided here since that time. In 1909 she was married to Benjamin C. Dempsey in Preston by the late Rev. J. R. Johnston. A member of Knox Presbyterian Church, the Ladies Aid and the Missionary Society of the church, the late Mrs. Dempsey was also keenly interested in community affairs, Surviving is her husband; a daughter, Marjorie Helen, Preston; a son, Benjamin John, Toronto and sister, Mrs. Thomas Everson, Hespeler. The body is resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home, where the funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. Interment will be in the Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 17 Nov 1951 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Jessie Waunetta Winger Date of Birth:30 May 1891 Gender:Female Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Reuben Winger Mother's name:Martha J Armstrong

    2. [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.

    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 - 30 May 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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 - Cause: Cause: Heart Attack - 16 Nov 1951 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Nov 1951 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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