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

Rhodes W. Letson

Male 1867 - 1953  (86 years)


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  • Name Rhodes W. Letson 
    Born 5 Mar 1867  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1911  Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Congregation 
    Occupation 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer, Own farm 
    Religion 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Congregational 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-53397 
    Died 2 Apr 1953  West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried West Montrose United Cemetery, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I53397  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Jeremiah Letson,   b. 29 Nov 1832, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1905, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Matilda McElwain,   b. 11 Jun 1832, Cookstown, Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1919, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F13819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydian Richert,   b. 27 Jun 1870, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1931  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
     1. Vera Bella Letson,   b. 9 Jan 1898, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1986, Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Mabel Letson,   b. Sep 1904, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F13818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rhodes Letson
      WEST MONTROSE - A retired farmer, Rhodes Letson of West Montrose, died today at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Sheldon (Vera) Melitzer. Mr. Letson was born in West Montrose, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Letson. His wife, the former Lydia Richert, died in 1931. he was a member of the West Montrose United church. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Melitzer of West Montrose and Mrs. Robert (Mabel) Kirk of Kingsville, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The body will be at the [bottom of obituary was not photocopied]

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 2 Apr 1953

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-1 Page 6.

    2. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 13 page 3.

    3. [S349] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - West Montrose United CC#4596 Internet Link.
      LETSON / In Memory of / RHODES LETSON / March 5, 1867 -April 2, 1953 / His Beloved Wife / LYDIAN RICHERT / June 27, 1870 - April 16, 1931

    4. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Div. 2 Page 11.

    5. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist.. 13 Page 4.

    6. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Jeremia Litson, farmer of Woolwich married 1 Dec 1852 at Greenbush by banns to Matilde Milkelwain of Woolwich, wit: Adolph Winzer of Wilmot & Polly DeKay of Waterloo T.

    7. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Mar 1867 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, Own farm - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Congregational - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Apr 1953 - West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - West Montrose United Cemetery, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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