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

William Dekay[1]

Male 1830 - 1904  (74 years)


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  • Name William Dekay 
    Born 26 Jan 1830  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    carpenter 
    Occupation 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Wesleyan Methodist 
    Residence 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Occupation 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    W. Methodist 
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    C. Methodist 
    Residence 1886  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm Labourer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-54483 
    Died 13 Jun 1904  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Person ID I54483  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Jeptha Gilbert Dekay,   b. 2 Aug 1802, , Orange Co., New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. CA 1848  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Mary Moxley,   b. 29 Aug 1806, , Virginia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1892, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F15470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Bailey,   b. 6 Apr 1839, , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1883, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 14
    Children 
     1. Henry Jerome Dekay,   b. 30 Jul 1862, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1862, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. James William Dekay,   b. 21 Sep 1863, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1917, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. Percival Dekay,   b. 27 May 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1890  (Age 25 years)
     4. Bruce Oliver Dekay,   b. 20 Apr 1867,   d. 15 Apr 1868  (Age 0 years)
     5. Ida Dekay,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elsie May Dekay,   b. 4 Jun 1871,   d. 10 Apr 1876, Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     7. Harvey Augustus Dekay,   b. 17 Mar 1873,   d. 12 Nov 1873  (Age 0 years)
     8. Neva Maude DeKay,   b. 30 Jul 1881, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F14074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Agnes Scott,   b. 27 Dec 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1911  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1886  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F230959  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1830 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Wesleyan Methodist - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Oct 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - W. Methodist - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Methodist - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1886 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Labourer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jun 1904 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 2 Aug 1883.
      30 Jul 1883 Anna DeKay, wife of William DeKay, died in Berlin at age of 45 years

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 4.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 28.
      Mary DE KAY USA 41 Methodist
      William DE KAY son Canada 21 Methodist
      Dillma DE KAY daughter Canada 16 Methodist

    4. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div 3 Pg 27.

    5. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      Mother / Annie Bailey / his wife / died July 30, 1883 / aged 44 yrs. / 3 mos. 24 dys. / father / William DeKay / died / June 13, 1904 / aged 74 yrs. / 3 mos. 17 dys.

    6. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 29.

    7. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 55.

    8. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 3 Page 27.

    9. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 4 Page 50.

    10. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      DeKay/ Jepthah Gilbert DeKay/ born Orange Co., N.Y./ Aug. 2, 1802/ died about 1848/ commodore, teacher, farmer/ his wife Mary Moxley/ born Virginia State/ Aug. 29, 1806/ died Breslau, Ont./ Dec. 29, 1892/ the Moxley Family arrived/ in Waterloo Co./ from Penn in 1818/ their children/ Minerva Cordelia (Nickles)/ 1829-1848/ William/ 1830-1904/ Sarah 1834-1846/ Diana (McMahon)/ 1836-1899/ Delilah/ 1838-1846/ all interred in these plots/ Mary Elizabeth (Burnett)/ 1846-1923/ Woodlawn Cem. Guelph/

    11. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 1 Nov 1861.
      DeKay - Bailey: At Galt, on the 27th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Boomer, Mr. William DeKay, to Miss Anna Bailey, both of Berlin.

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 31 Oct 1861.
      27 Oct 1861 By Rev. Boomer in Galt, William DeKay was married to Anna Bailey, both of Berlin.

    13. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 25 Feb 1886.
      February 9, 1886 William DeKay of Berlin & Agnes Flanagan of Galt, were married by Rev. Fletcher in Hamilton.

    14. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Front - James/ Bailey/ Mar. 10, 1809/ Jan. 20, 1906/ Native Of England/ Arrived/ In Woolwich Twp./ From Quebec/ About 1850/ Son/ Joseph/ Dec. 6, 1836/ Sept. 6, 1854/ Bailey/

      Right - Rachel/ Jan. 6, 1811/ Apr. 15, 1899/ Wife Of/ James Bailey/ Native Of Essex County/ England/ Bailey/

      ((Back))- Daughter/ Mary Jane/ Born Quebec City/ Feb. 1841/ Died Toronto/ May 31, 1928/ Interred Here/ Married/ Jan. 1, 1868 To/ Henry Smith/ Bulmer/ Feb. 19, 1839/ Sept. 29, 1920/ Interrrred/ Hawkesville Cem./ Bailey/

      (Left) - Daughter/Anna/ Born Quebec./ Apr. 6, 1839/ Died Berlin, Ont.,/ July 30, 1883/ Married/ Oct. 27, 1861 To/ William Dekay/ Jan. 26, 1830/ June 13, 1904/ Both Interred/ Mt.Hope Cementery/ Kitchener.