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

Andrew Gordon "Gordon" Colvin

Male 1896 - 1978  (82 years)


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  • Name Andrew Gordon "Gordon" Colvin 
    Born 1 Jun 1896  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Interesting war, public service 
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    WW1, Private, 34th Battalion 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Service #603094 
    Name Gordon Colvin 
    Residence Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1978  140 Pinewood Ave., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-61396P 
    Died 28 Oct 1978  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I61396  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Andrew James Colvin,   b. 1 Feb 1862, Glen Morris, Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1917, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Bessie Buchanan,   b. 7 Oct 1860, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1926, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Jun 1884  [6
    Family ID F16048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Irma Kathleen Murdock "Kathleen" Dolph,   b. 30 Dec 1897, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1924  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Colvin
     2. Robert Dolph Colvin,   b. 1927,   d. May 2004  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F37755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jun 1896 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Sep 1924 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Oct 1978 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • COLVIN, A. Gordon

      At his residence, 140 Pinewood Ave., Cambridge (P), on Saturday, October 28, 1978, dearly loved husband of the late Kathleen Colvin. Father of Martha (Mrs. D. Harris) of Toronto and Robert of Cambridge; brother of Olive (Mrs. Otto Schaus) of Durham and the late Norman and Clarence; lovingly remembered by five grandchildren. A lifelong resident of Cambridge, Mr. Colvin enlisted in the C.E.F. in 1915 following graduation from Galt Collegiate Institute. He served with the infantry in France and was in the battles of the Somme, Vimy Ridge, Hill 70 and Paaschendale. He also saw service with the R.A.F. Keenly interested in and concerned about his community, he served many years as a director of the South Waterloo Memorial Hospital. He was also a past president of the Preston Rotary Club, the past president of the South Waterloo Memorial Hospital Board of Directors and past president of the Waterloo County Advisory Board of the CNIB. Private family funeral services were held from the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, Cambridge (P), Tuesday, October 31.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 31 Oct 1978 pg 27

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-5 Page 5.

    2. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 16 Page 17.

    3. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Colvin / Andrew Gordon / 1896-1978 / Kathleen Dolph / 1896-1977

    4. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    5. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    6. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Section 2 Page 132.