Waterloo Region Generations
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Matilda McElwain

Female 1832 - 1919  (86 years)


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  • Name Matilda McElwain 
    Born 11 Jun 1832  Cookstown, Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1837  [5
    Immigration 1840  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Name Matilda Letson 
    Residence 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Wesley Methodist 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    U. Brethren 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1911  Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Income 
    Religion 1911  Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-53401 
    Died 25 Apr 1919  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: debility from old age (several years) & heart failure (two days) 
    Buried West Montrose United Cemetery, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I53401  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father William McElwain,   b. Abt 1812, of, Cookstown, Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Martha Burnett,   b. Abt 1812, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F21064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 1 Dec 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Children 
     1. David Letson,   b. 24 Aug 1852, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1908, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Nancy Letson,   b. 9 Feb 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1916  (Age 62 years)
     3. Eleanor Letson,   b. 1 Mar 1856, Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Martha Ann Letson,   b. 26 Oct 1858, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1929, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Walter Letson,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Samuel Letson,   b. 29 Jun 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 85 years)
     7. Andrew Letson,   b. 29 Oct 1864, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921  (Age 56 years)
     8. William Letson,   b. 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Rhodes W. Letson,   b. 5 Mar 1867, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1953, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     10. Frederick Letson,   b. 16 Apr 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 74 years)
     11. Byron Letson,   b. 19 Oct 1871, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F13819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

    2. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 3 Page 25.

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 33368-1919.
      Matilda Letson, d 25 Apr 1919 West Montrose, aged 86y, 10m, 14d, b. Cookstown, Ireland, widow of late Jeremiah Letson, d/o Wm. McIlwain & Martha Burnet, cause: old age, cause: debility from old age (several years) & heart failure (two days)

    4. [S349] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - West Montrose United CC#4596 Internet Link.
      L / In Memory of / JEREMIAH LETSON / Died July 3, 1905 /Aged 72 Yrs. 7 Mos. 4 Ds. / MATILDA McELWAIN / His Wife/Died Apr. 25, 1919 / Aged 86 Yrs. 10 Mos. / LETSON

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

    6. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 50.

    7. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 7 Page 69.

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

    9. [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.

    10. [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 MapsImmigration - 1840 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Dec 1852 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Wesley Methodist - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - U. Brethren - 1871 - 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 MapsDied - Cause: debility from old age (several years) & heart failure (two days) - 25 Apr 1919 - Woolwich Twp., 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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