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

Philip Robert Deekon

Male 1900 - 1969  (68 years)


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  • Name Philip Robert Deekon 
    Born 13 Sep 1900  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1923  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    machinist 
    Residence 1969  276 Main St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-379633 
    Died 15 Jun 1969  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 18 Jun 1969  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I379633  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Father Philip D. Deekon,   b. 10 Jan 1863, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1928, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Matilda Sophia "Sophia" Wiles,   b. 31 Jul 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1926, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1886  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F15821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elsie Mable Renwick,   b. Oct 1902, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 3 Oct 1923  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ralph Deekon
     2. Shirley Deekon
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F10918  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Philip Deekon

      GALT - Philip Deekon, 276 Main St., died Sunday at South Waterloo Hospital, here. He was 68. Mr. Deekon was born in Galt and had resided here all his life. He was employed as machinist at Canadian Brass Co., for a number of years and had lived retired since the beginning of this year. He was a member of Trinity Anglican Church and president of the church's young men's club. He was recording secretary of the union at Canadian Brass Co., was an executive of the industrial bowling league many years, also on executive of Galt Terriers and a member of the Hornets 100 Club. He was very active in coaching many championship teams. He was past noble grand of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Waterloo lodge No. 107, Galt encampment No. 62. Surviving are his wife, the former Elsie Renwick; one son, Ralph of Galt; one daughter, Mrs. Donald (Shirley) Mitchell of Regina, Sask.; one brother, Harry of Cochrane, Ont.; six grandchildren. The body is at the Coutt's and Son Funeral Home until Wednesday at 1 p.m., when it will be moved to Trinity Anglican Church for funeral service at 2: 30 p.m. Interment will be in Mountview cemetery, Galt.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 16 Jun 1969 pg 25

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-3 Page 10.

    2. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 17 Page 2.

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21986 (1923), Deekon-Renwick.
      Philip Robert Deekon, 22, Machinist, b. Ontario, res. Galt, son of Philip Deekon and Sophia Walls married Elsie Mabel Renwick, 20, b. England, res. Galt, daughter of Robert Renwick and Susan Wilkinson, Witnessed by: Robert and Nellie Renwick both of Galt, 3 October 1923 in Galt.

    4. [S2858] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Philip Deekon Date of Birth:13 Sep 1900 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Phillip Deekon Mother's name:Sophia Wyles

    5. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 011902 (1886).
      Name:Philip D Dickson Age:23 Birth Year:abt 1863 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:16 Nov 1886 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Philip Dickson Mother:Agnes Shirey Spouse:Sophia Wiles

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011902-86.
      Philip D. Dickson, 23, Laborer, res. Waterloo Twp, b. Waterloo Twp, son of Philip Dickson and Agnes Shirey married Sophia Niles (?), 20, res. Waterloo Twp, b. Waterloo Twp, daughter of John and Elizabeth, Witnessed by: George Dark and Magdalena Mager both of Bloomingdale, 16 November 1886 in Bloomingdale

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Sep 1900 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - machinist - 1923 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1923 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jun 1969 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Jun 1969 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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