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

William Henry Wilkins[1]

Male 1837 - 1879  (41 years)


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  • Name William Henry Wilkins 
    Born 27 Jun 1837  , Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Tailor 
    Religion 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Wesley Methodist 
    Occupation 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Clothier 
    Religion 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Church of England 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-387756 
    Died 3 May 1879  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Cause: Gastritis followed by Uraemia (about 6 weeks) 
    Buried Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Person ID I387756  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father William H. Wilkins,   b. 14 Oct 1816, Gwennap, , Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1888, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Jane Grenfell Kinsman,   b. 24 Nov 1816, Saint Austell, , Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1908, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1837  Gwennap, , Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F16249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Elizabeth Elson,   b. 10 Nov 1837, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1879, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Children 
     1. Annie Wilkins,   b. CALC 5 May 1858, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1873, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
     2. William N. Wilkins,   b. 16 Dec 1858, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914  (Age 55 years)
     3. Philip H. Wilkins,   b. 16 Sep 1860, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Albert Wilkins,   b. 1861, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Jane "Minnie" Wilkins,   b. 1863, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ida Wilkins,   b. CALC 1 Apr 1866, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1866, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     7. Josephine "Josie" Wilkins,   b. 4 Jan 1870, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Nellie Wilkins,   b. 1871, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F262294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death of Mr. Wm. H. Wilkins - Our obituary today contains a notice of the death of Mr. Wm. H. Wilkins, some few years ago a prominent business man in Galt. Of late years Mr. Wilkins has resided in Toronto, in which city he expired on Saturday last. He was well known in both the town and surrounding country, and at one time occupied a seat at our Council Board. he was aged 42 years at the time of his death.

      Galt Reporter May 9 1879 pg 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Philip Wilkins Born: Galt Age: 27 Father: William Wilkins Mother: Mary Wilkins Born: abt 1860 Spouse: Fanny Staboll Age: 28 born: Germany Father: John Staboll Mother: Kate Staboll married 26 Oct 1887 married: Waterloo, Galt

    2. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 16.

    3. [S505] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Trinity Anglican (Galt) CC#4497 Internet Link .
      In/ Memory of W. H. Wilkins/ born 27 June 1837/ died/ 3 May 1879/ also his wife/ Mary Elson/ born 10 Nov. 1837/ died 5 June 1879/ (verse)/

    4. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Pg.33.

    5. [S1838] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1861, Galt 1861 Div. 2 Page 22.

    6. [S2598] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Trinity Anglican Cemetery Internet Link.
      [East] Annie/ died May 10, 1873/ aged 15 y'rs & 10 d's/ Ida/ died July 11, 1866/ aged 3 mo. & 10 d's/ children of/ W. H. & M. E./ WILKINS/ WILKINS/
      [South] In/ Memory of W. H. WILKINS/ born 27 June 1837/ died/ 3 May 1879/ also his wife/ Mary ELSON/ born 10 Nov. 1837/ died 5 June 1879/ [verse]/

    7. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 017496 (1879).
      Name:William Henry Wilkins Gender:Male Age:42 Birth Date:abt 1837 Birth Place:Cornwall, England Death Date:3 May 1879 Death Place:York, Ontario, Canada

    8. [S793] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), "Obituary of Jane Grenfell Kinsman," 6 Jul 1908.

    9. [S1803] England, Marriages, 1538-1973, accessed 14 Apr 2012), marriage of William Wilkins & Jane Grenfell Kinsman; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I04691-9 System Origin: England-EASy Source Film Number:1595598 Reference Number:p 167.
      William Wilkins married Jane Grenfell Kinsman 8 Apr 1837 Gwennap, Cornwall, England

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jun 1837 - , Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tailor - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Wesley Methodist - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clothier - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Gastritis followed by Uraemia (about 6 weeks) - 3 May 1879 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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