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

William E. Thompson[1]

Male 1854 - 1932  (77 years)


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  • Name William E. Thompson 
    Born 9 Jun 1854  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Free Church 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-50311 
    Died 21 Jan 1932  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Freeborn Zion Presbyterian Cemetery, Wellesley Twp, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I50311  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Edward Thompson,   b. 1818, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1858  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Catherine Freeborn,   b. 19 May 1830, , Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1858  (Age 28 years) 
    Family ID F237674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Corniel Freeborn,   b. 27 Sep 1857, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1910, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1879  Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Edgar Emerson Thompson,   b. 20 Sep 1880, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lillie May Thompson,   b. 14 Dec 1882, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1915  (Age 32 years)
     3. Elizabeth A. Thompson,   b. Apr 1885, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1967  (Age ~ 81 years)
     4. John James Thompson,   b. 19 Jan 1887, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Tryphena Thompson,   b. 14 Jul 1890, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974  (Age 83 years)
     6. John Robert Thompson,   b. 1894, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F27834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "WILLIAM E THOMPSON After an illness of two months, Mr William E. Thompson passed peacefully away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Fred Smith (Tryphena Schmidt), Wellesley, at the age of seventy-seven years, seven months and eleven days. There are left to mourn the loss of a kind and loving father two sons and two daughters: William, of the West: Albert, of Toronto; Mrs John Richardson, of Listowel and Mrs. Fred Smith of Wellesley. Eleven grandchildren and two brothers, James of Alpena, and Edward of Dundalk, and one sister, Mrs. R.C. Clarke, of Millbank, also survive. His wife and one daughter predeceased him some years ago. He was a member of the old Zion Church on the third line of Wellesley. The funeral was held on Monday to the third line cemetery."

      4 February 1932 Milverton Sun:

  • Sources 
    1. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 14301 (1902), John Richardson-Elizabeth A. Thompson.
      John Richardson, farmer of Wellesley, Birth Place: Wellesley Age: 29 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1873 Father Name: John Richardson Mother Name: Margaret Williams Spouse Name: Elizabeth A Thompson, residence North Easthope Spouse's Age: 17 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1885 Spouse Birth Place: Mornington Spouse Father Name: William Thompson Spouse Mother Name: Mary Freeborn Marriage Date: 1 Jan 1902 Marriage Place: Perth, Millbank

    2. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 4 Page 9.

    3. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 7 Page 35.

    4. [S710] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Freeborn Zion Presbyterian CC#4543 Internet Link.
      William E. Thompson / born June 9, 1854 / died Jan. 21, 1932 / Mary C. Freeborn / beloved wife of Wm. E. Thompson / born Sept 27, 1857 - died Sept 12, 1910 / aged 52 yrs 11 mos 16 dys / Farewell, dear mother / sweet thy rest / THOMPSON

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jun 1854 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Church - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Oct 1879 - Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jan 1932 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Freeborn Zion Presbyterian Cemetery, Wellesley Twp, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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