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

Arthur William Eltherington

Male 1881 - 1952  (71 years)


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  • Name Arthur William Eltherington 
    Born 3 Oct 1881  Hull, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Interesting business, public service, politics, agriculture, 
    Immigration 1883  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 1883  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Weaver 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Salesman, Grocery 
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-381860 
    Died 10 Nov 1952  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 12 Nov 1952  Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I381860  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William "Billie" Eltherington,   b. 30 Oct 1860, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1947  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ann Steers,   b. 28 Jul 1862, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1934  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F24180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Annie Boehmer Roos,   b. 25 Mar 1886, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1920  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Catherine Isabell Eltherington,   b. 1 Sep 1913, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1913, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F259732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Agnes Jane Hunter,   b. 9 Jul 1891, Bruce Township, Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1947, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1921  Regina, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F259733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Oct 1881 - Hull, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1883 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1883 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Weaver - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Salesman, Grocery - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Aug 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Sep 1921 - Regina, Saskatchewan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Nov 1952 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Nov 1952 - Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Arthur W. Eitherington

      PRESTON, Arthur W. Eltherington, 72, former assessor and tax collector of Preston and for many years an operator of a grocery store here, died yesterday, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener. Mr. Eltherington was born in Yorkshire, England and came to Canada with his parents when he was two years old. He lived in Ingersoll, Hespeler, Calgary and Galt, before coming here in 1914 to open a grocery store ,which he operated until 1942, when he accepted the position of assessor and tax collector. He also served as alderman on the town council for six years. He was a member of the St. Paul's United Church, the Preston Cambridge Lodge IOOF and was an executive member of the South Waterloo Agriciultural Society. Twice married, his first wife, Annie Roos, died in 1919 and his second wife, Agnes Jane Hunter, in 1947. Surviving are two sons, William and Rae of Preston; one daughter, Mrs. David McInnis of London; three brothers, James, of Toronto, Herbert and Ernest of Hespeler and three sisters, Mrs. F. B. Davidson of Preston, Mrs. Edward Last of Brantford and Mrs. Sam Dodds of Toronto. The body is at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home, Preston, until 1 p.m., Wednesday, when removal will be made to St. Paul's United Church for services at 2: 30 p.m. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 11 Nov 1952 pg 5

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      Arthur was born in Hull, Yorkshire, England, came to Canada with parent in 1883 first in Ingersoll. He moved to Hespeler educated at the Maple Grove School. He moved to Preston in 1914 to open a grocery store where he worked until 1942 when became the assessor and tax collector of Preston. He served on Preston council and reeve, also serving on the Preston Board of Health.


      Cambridge Mosaic , Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [abbreviated snippet from original text in book]

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 8.

    2. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 17 Page 27.

    3. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      Arthur W. Eltherington/ Oct. 3, 1881 - Nov. 10, 1952.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Arthur William Eltherington Age: 29 Born: abt 1882 Father: William Eltherington Mother: Sarah Steere Spouse: Annie Beamer Roos Age: 25 Born: abt 1886 Father: Jacob Roos Mother: Katherine Currie married 23 Aug 1911 married: Waterloo, Hespeler

    5. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 014959 (1911).
      Name:Annie Beamer Roos Age:25 Birth Year:abt 1886 Marriage Date:23 Aug 1911 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Jacob Roos Mother:Katherine Currie Spouse:Arthur William Eltherington