Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Dr. William Glaister

Dr. William Glaister

Male 1866 - 1948  (81 years)

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name William Glaister 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 30 Jun 1866  Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Ch. of England 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Doctor 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Physican 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Doctor, Medical 
    Religion 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-52073 
    Died 19 Feb 1948 
    Buried Rushes Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52073  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father John Glaister,   b. CALC 27 Oct 1821, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1883, near Crosshill, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Isabella McWilliams,   b. 16 Feb 1844, , Banffshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1906, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1865  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F12174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Grace Lilian Morton,   b. 5 Aug 1872, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1900, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1895  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Helen Isabel Glaister,   b. 8 Aug 1897, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1981, St. Catharines, Welland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F14380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Louise Morton,   b. 17 Aug 1878, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1965  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1905  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dr. Deborah Louise Glaister,   b. 19 Aug 1906, Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1986  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F162514  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Jun 1866 - Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Ch. of England - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1895 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Doctor - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Mar 1905 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Dr. William Glaister
    Dr. William Glaister
    from Wellesley Township Heritage and Historical Society
    Dr. William Glaister
    Dr. William Glaister

  • Notes 
    • William Glaister, Wellesley M.D. 50 Years, Dies

      One of the best known medical men in the district, Dr. William Glaister, 81, died at the home of his daughter, Dr. J. R. Hannay, 15 Weber St., East, last night, after an illness of three years.

      Dr. Glaister had practised medicine for 50 years in Wellesley, retiring only three years ago due to ill health. He was a graduate of Trinity College, Toronto. He attended the Anglican Church and was a member of the Wilmot Masonic Lodge. The son of the late John Glaister and Isabel McWilliam, he was born at Crosshill, June 30, 1866.

      Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. J.M. (Helen) Dobson, London; Mrs. J.R. (Deborah) Hannay, M.D., Kitchener; one brother, John, and one sister, Mrs. Peter Hogg, both of Landis, Saskatchewan. Five grandchildren also survive.

      The body will rest at Futher's Funeral Home, Wellesley, until 10 a.m. Saturday, when removal will be made to the residence at Wellesley, where a private service will be held at 2: 30 p.m. Saturday. Interment will be made at Rush's Cemetery, Wellesley, Rev. J.N.H. Mills, Kitchener will officiate.

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 15.

    2. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 3 Page 9.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      William Glaister Born: Wellesley Township Age: 29 Father: John Glaister Mother: Isabella Glaister Born: abt 1866 Spouse: Grace Lilian Morton Age: 23 born: Wellesley Father: William Morton Mother: Ellen Mary Morton married 25 Dec 1895 married: Waterloo, Wellesley

    4. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 16.

    5. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 84.

    6. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub District 11 Page 9.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Dec. 14, 1865.
      Isabella MacWilliams Dec. 7, 1865 Isabella MacWilliams and John Glaister, both of Wellesley, by Rev. Schulte