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

John Tilt

Male 1831 - 1915  (84 years)

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  • Name John Tilt 
    Born 19 Jul 1831  Capel, , Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1832  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Historic Building 1861  31 Tilt Dr., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farm house 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Pail Maker 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Baptist 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Brickmaker 
    John Tilt's business
    John Tilt's business
    Possessions 1871  1021 Doon Village Rd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Christadelphian 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Manufacturer 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Brickmaker 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Christadelphian 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Brick Maker 
    Doon-Tilt,John-002-Employees-about1900.jpg
    Doon-Tilt,John-002-Employees-about1900.jpg
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Christadelphian 
    Residence 31 Tilt Dr., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Retired 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-52712P 
    Died 30 Jul 1915  Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Cause: cancer 
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I52712  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William Tilt,   b. 26 Jun 1805, Capel, , Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1883, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Jane Cosens,   b. 10 Aug 1805, Dorking, Mole Valley District, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1832, Tuckersmith Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1826  Brixton, Lambeth, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F54499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susan Gotby,   b. 3 Jul 1844, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1925, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Tilt,   b. 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Harcourt William John Tilt,   b. 10 Apr 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1897  (Age 16 years)
     3. Charles Ansley Russell Tilt,   b. 20 Sep 1884, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1967  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F13589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Watson,   b. 8 Sep 1839, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 1855  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Tilt,   b. 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Isabella Tilt,   b. 12 Jul 1860, Oregon (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Amelia Trimble Tilt,   b. 13 Aug 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1951  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F13641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Caroline Watson,   b. 1829, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1855  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1850  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Jane Tilt,   b. 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F18898  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jul 1831 - Capel, , Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1832 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Sep 1850 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1855 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - farm house - 1861 - 31 Tilt Dr., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pail Maker - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brickmaker - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - 1871 - 1021 Doon Village Rd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Christadelphian - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brickmaker - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Christadelphian - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brick Maker - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Income - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Christadelphian - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 31 Tilt Dr., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cancer - 30 Jul 1915 - Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1864 John Tilt, Waterloo, to build dam on road allowance, Blenheim Conc.14 Lots 4,5 East Nissouri and Blanshard, dangerous road on County line to Governor General, for free grants of Crown Lands draft to the Legislative Assembly for Act to legalize grants to militia volunteers primarily Blenheim, for bridge on County line across Smith's Creek Waterloo, to allow John Tilt to build dam 1

      1County of Oxford RG2 Series 4 Clerk Subseries A Petitions

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.
      North: John Tilt / died / July 30, 1915 / aged 84 yrs / at rest / Susan Gotby / his wife / died June 15, 1925 / in her 80th year / her daughter / Amelia Trimble / Best / Aug. 13, 1867 / Mar. 6, 1951 East: Margaret / dau. of Charles / & Millicent / Tilt / died / Apr. 25 / 1933 / in her 21 (sic) year / at rest / Tilt A. Father B. Harry West: Harcourt / W.J. Tilt / died / May 10, 1897 / aged / 16 yrs 1 mo / gone but not forgotten A. Harcourt W.J. / Tilt / died May 10, 1897 / aged 16 yrs & 1 m

    2. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-2 Page 4.

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      John Tilt Death Date: 30 Jul 1915 Death Location: Waterloo Born: abt 1831 Birth Location: Sry,Eng

    4. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 36.

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 36.

    6. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 23.

    7. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 3 Page 18.

    8. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 52.

    9. [S2612] London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
      William Tilt
      Gender: Male
      Record Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 25 Dec 1826
      Marriage Place: St Matthew, Brixton, Lambeth, England
      Spouse: Jane Cosens
      Register Type: Parish Register

    10. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      John Tilt, To Carolina Watson, Both Of Waterloo. 19 Sept. 1850. Rev. Sim. Wit. Nathanial Cosens And Thomas Ecroyd. by Rev'd James Sim, Baptist Minister