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

Emma Jane Tatham[1]

Female 1875 - 1951  (75 years)


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  • Name Emma Jane Tatham 
    Born 21 Aug 1875  Bingley, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203238972 
    Residence 1881  Bingley, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-473284 
    Died 8 Feb 1951  Birmingham, Oakland, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Saint James Anglican Church, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I473284  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Family Hartley Whittaker,   b. 16 Aug 1873, Keighley, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1933, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Children 
     1. Leslie Victor Whittaker,   b. 31 Dec 1895, Springburg, Keighley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1974, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F293847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MRS. EMMA J. WHITTAKER, 75, died Feb. 8 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William K. Gardner, 512 Landon, where she had made her home for several years.

      She was born Aug. 21, 1875 in England and lived in Canada and Detroit before coming here.

      Besides Mrs. Gardner she is survived by two sons, Leslie V. and Geoffrey of Detroit; two daughters, Mrs. Arthur Blight and Mrs. Constance McConkey of Ontario; 11 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

      The body was taken from the Bell funeral home to New Hamburg, Ont for services and burial on Monday.

      Eccentric, Birmingham, Michigan, 15 Feb 1951 pg 3

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      Buried At St. James' Cemetery

      The death of Mrs. Hartley Whittaker, widow of the late Hartley Whittaker, occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Gardner, Birmingham. Mich., last Thursday. She is survived by two sons, Leslie and Geoffrey, Detroit; three daughters, Mrs Blight (Dorothy) of Jarvis; Mrs. McConkey (Constance) Brantford, and Mrs. Gardner (Phyllis), of Birmingham, Mich.; eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The funeral took place from the Becker Funeral Home, New Hamburg, on Monday, with interment in St. James' Cemetery, Huron Road, with Rev. D. D. Jones, rector of St. George's Anglican Church, New Hamburg, officiating. The late Mrs. Whittaker was the former Emma Jane Swire [father was Swire Tatham], and was a native of Keithley [1881 census state Bingley], Yorkshire, England. Her husband, who predeceased her 17 years ago, lived for some time with the late Wm. Illingworth family in Wilmot township.

      New Hamburg Independent 2 Feb 1951

  • Sources 
    1. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 020669-24.
      Leslie Victor Whittaker, 28, occ. Insurance Agent, b. Keighley England, res. Woodstock, son of Hartley Whittaker (B. Keighley England) and Emma Jane Totham married Doretta Marie Liphardt, 22, occ. Home Duties, b. Waterloo, res. Waterloo, daughter of Henry John Liphardt (B. Waterloo) and Ida Josephine Engelhardt, Witn: Mr. J.H. Laird of Hamilton and Miss Lauraine Conrad of Waterloo, 1 October 1924 in Waterloo.

    2. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203238972.

    3. [S1522] Census - England - 1881, Class: RG11; Piece: 4345; Folio: 41; Page: 10; GSU roll: 1342038, England, Yorkshire, Bingley Township.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Aug 1875 - Bingley, , Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Bingley, , Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Feb 1951 - Birmingham, Oakland, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint James Anglican Church, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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