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

William Chester Martinson

Male 1838 - 1917  (79 years)


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  • Name William Chester Martinson 
    Born 17 Aug 1838  Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1843  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1860  [2
    Land 1862  Wellesley Township - East Concession 14 Lot 03, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    East part 
    Land 1862  Wellesley Township - East Concession 14 Lot 02, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    North half 
    Residence 1868  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Income 
    Residence 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-48902 
    Died 14 Oct 1917  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cause: Pneumonia 3 days-Heart Disease 2 days 
    Buried Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I48902  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father John Martinson,   b. CALC 11 Sep 1806, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1889, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Mariette Barnum,   b. Abt 1814, of, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1849  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Family ID F7932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Fenton,   b. 14 Jun 1845, , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1933, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1868  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. John Fenton Martinson,   b. 4 Sep 1869, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Ella Martinson,   b. 4 Apr 1871, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901  (Age 29 years)
     3. William Walter Martinson,   b. Feb 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1945, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     4. Roy Martinson,   b. 18 Dec 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F12760  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The many friends of the late Wm. Martinson will regret to hear that he passed away on Saturday morning after an illness of only a few days. The funeral was held here on Tuesday afternoon and was largely attended. The sincere sympathy of the community goes out to the bereaved ones in their hour of sorrow.

      Elmira Signet Oct 18 1917

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 67.

    2. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-3 Page 1.

    3. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 2 Page 4.

    4. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Hawkesville Div 8 Page 5.

    5. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, p 41.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Martinson William Chester, 28, res. Wellesley, b. New York state, s/o John & Elizabeth, married Nov 1868 Rebecca Fenton, 23, res. Wellesley, b. Nova Scotia, d/o John & Jane

    7. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/215320361/william-chester-martinson.

    8. [S1737] Probate - Wills of Waterloo Register A 1853-1871, Will of William Martinson Register A-2-136 4 Feb 1862.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1838 - Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1843 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - East part - 1862 - Wellesley Township - East Concession 14 Lot 03, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - North half - 1862 - Wellesley Township - East Concession 14 Lot 02, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Nov 1868 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Pneumonia 3 days-Heart Disease 2 days - 14 Oct 1917 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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