1880 - 1947 (67 years)
||John Alexander Wilford |
||7 Jul 1880
||Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
|Eby ID Number
||26 Oct 1947
||Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||29 Oct 1947
||Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||18 Nov 2019 |
- John Wilford
PRESTON. Oct. 27— Well-known Preston resident for the past 29 years, John Alexander Wilford, 87, died at his home, 468 Margaret St., at 6: 30 last night after a serious illness of nine weeks. During his 29 years here and previous residence in Galt, Mr. Wilford formed a large circle of friends. Born in Galt, he resided there until coming to Preston. He was engaged with the Grand River Railway as a trainman for 35 years, retiring 13 years ago and being employed since that time with the Canadian Buffalo Sled and Eastern Steel Products. A member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen he was a former member of the I.O.O.F. and was an adherent of the Presbyterian Church. Surviving is his widow, Margaret Annie McLean; also Winifred, Verne and Shirley, all at home; three sisters, Mrs. George Rooke, Preston, Miss Elizabeth Wilford, Preston, Mrs. A. E. Morley, of Kenmore, N.Y. and two brothers, Robert of Preston and James Wilford of Galt. A son, Charles, predeceased him in 1918. The body is resting at the Stager-Pass Ltd. Funeral Home from where the funeral will be held on Wednesday at 3 o'clock. Interment will be in the Preston cemetery.
Kitchener Daily Record 27 Oct 1947 pg 15
- [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
Name:John Alexander Wilford Date of Birth:7 Jul 1880 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:James Wilford Mother's name:Asel Maker
- [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
John A. Wilford/ July 7, 1880 - Oct. 26, 1947/ At Rest.
- [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
Name: Annie McLean Age:21 Birth Year:abt 1882 Birth Place:Arthur, Ontario Marriage Date:6 Oct 1903 Marriage Place:Wellington, Ontario, Canada Father:Chas McLean Mother:Margaret Cowan Spouse:John Wilford
|Born - 7 Jul 1880 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Married - 6 Oct 1903 - , Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada
|Died - 26 Oct 1947 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Buried - 29 Oct 1947 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada