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

Eleam John Herbert Near

Male Cal 1876 - 1943  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Eleam John Herbert Near 
    Born CALC 16 Apr 1876  West Garafraxa Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-353169 
    Died 14 Sep 1943  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: Cause: Arteriosclerosis - Coronary Thrombosis 
    Buried 16 Sep 1943  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I353169  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Family Stella Katharine Healey,   b. 14 Sep 1880, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1971, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1900  Alma, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. John Herbert Near,   b. 11 Aug 1902, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1943, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. Phylis Helen "Phil" Near,   b. 18 Jun 1909, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F252435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ELEAM J. NEAR

      PRESTON, Sept. 14 — A resident of Preston for 35 years, Eleam John Near, 67, died today at his Eagle Street home. He had been ailing for more than a year. Born in Garafraxa Township, he lived in Doon and later in Chicago, before taking up residence in Preston. Mr. Near was a member of Preston Baptist Church. He worked for James Gillies and Son Ltd., for 31 years and latterly was employed at Pattison's Woollen Mill. Surviving are his wife, formerly Stella Henley; one daughter. Sgt. Phyllis Near, C.W.A.C., Kitchener; two brothers, Levi, Galt and James, Breslau and one sister, Mrs. Ellen Jamieson, Hamilton. A son, John, predeceased him in March. The remains are resting at his home, 701 Eagle Street, from where the funeral will be held Thursday at 2: 30. Interment will be in Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 14 Sep 1943 pg 15

  • Sources 
    1. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Near/ In Loving Memory Of/ Eleam H. Near/ 1875 - 1943/ Stella Healey/ His Wife/ 1880 - ----/ [Footstone] Father/ [Burial Card] Stella Healey Buried Nov. 9, 1971.

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Elea M John Near Gender:Male Age:67 Birth Date:16 Apr 1876 Birth Place:Garafraxa Township Death Date:14 Sep 1943 Death Place:Preston, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Henry Mear Mother:Mary Morden Spouse:Stella Healey

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Elam John and Herbert Near Age:24 Birth Year:abt 1876 Birth Place:Fergus Marriage Date:25 Oct 1900 Marriage Place:Wellington, Ontario, Canada Father:Henry Near Mother:Mary Ann Herbert Near Spouse:Stella Catharin Healy

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 16 Apr 1876 - West Garafraxa Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Oct 1900 - Alma, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Arteriosclerosis - Coronary Thrombosis - 14 Sep 1943 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Sep 1943 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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