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

Archibald "Archie" Collins

Male 1886 - 1960  (73 years)


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  • Name Archibald "Archie" Collins 
    Born 30 Nov 1886  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth
    • Tombstone Reads 1887
    Military WW1 - Canadian railway troops. 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-353797 
    Died 6 Mar 1960  St. Thomas, Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I353797  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Family Rose Goldsmith,   b. 1901, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1921  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. George Collins,   d. 1940, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Reginald Collins
     3. Robert Collins
     4. Richard Collins
     5. Ellen Collins
     6. Barbara Collins
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F252570  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Archibald Collins

      PRESTON, Archibald Collins, 73, formerly of Preston, died Sunday at Elgin Hospital, St. Thomas. Mr. Collins was born in Hespeler and had lived in Preston, for 35 years. He was section foreman for the Grand River Railway, for 35 years and had worked for the railway, for 40 years. He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church and a member of the local Canadian Legion. Mr. Collins had served overseas in the First World War with the Canadian railway troops. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Rose Goldsmith, in 1946 and one son, George, who was killed in the Second World War, in Italy. Surviving are three sons, Reginald of Blair, Robert of Winona and Richard of Preston: two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Ellen) Martin of Aylmer and Mrs. Roy (Barbara) Holm, Pembroke; two brothers, Daniel of Palmerston and James of Toronto and 17 grandchildren. The body will be at the Stager-Barthel Funeral Home, where the funeral will be conducted, Wednesday, at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Preston cemetery. Canon R. T. Appleyard of St. John's Anglican Church will officiate.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 7 Mar 1960 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Archibald Collins Date of Birth:30 Nov 1886 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:David Collins Mother's name:Ellen Kane

    2. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In/ Loving Memory Of/ Rose Goldsmith/ Beloved Wife Of/ Archie Collins/ 1901 - 1946/ Archie Collins/ 1887 - 1960.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Rose Goldsmith Age:20 Birth Year:abt 1901 Birth Place:Footing London Eng Marriage Date:23 Feb 1921 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:George Goldsmith Mother:Annie Allison Spouse:Archibald Collins

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1886 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Feb 1921 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Mar 1960 - St. Thomas, Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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