Waterloo Region Generations
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Reuben Alfred Briscoe

Reuben Alfred Briscoe

Male 1865 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Reuben Alfred Briscoe 
    Born 7 Jul 1865  Newburgh, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1891  Dunnville, Haldimand Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    salesman 
    Occupation 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Dry Goods 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Merchant, Dry Goods 
    Galt-BriscoesDepartmentStore-Ainslie&Main-facebook2015.jpg
    Galt-BriscoesDepartmentStore-Ainslie&Main-facebook2015.jpg
    R. Briscoe's Department Store
    R. Briscoe's Department Store
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-62191 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I62191  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family 1 Florence Alexander Roat,   b. 6 Jun 1867, Dunnville, Haldimand Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 3 Oct 1891  Dunnville, Haldimand Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Lieutenant Ross Dickenson Briscoe,   b. 20 Jun 1891, Dunnville, Haldimand Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1915, Salisbury Plains Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     2. Marjorie Montague Briscoe,   b. 28 Mar 1900, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1994  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F16247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ora Zila Wilkinson,   b. Jan 1879, Goderich, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 Sep 1909  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lieutenant Ross Dickenson Briscoe,   b. 20 Jun 1891, Dunnville, Haldimand Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1915, Salisbury Plains Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     2. Marjory Briscoe,   b. Mar 1900, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margaret Briscoe,   b. May 1911, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F42097  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jul 1865 - Newburgh, , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - salesman - 1891 - Dunnville, Haldimand Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1891 - Dunnville, Haldimand Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Dry Goods - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Sep 1909 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant, Dry Goods - 1911 - 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
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  • Notes 
    • Reuben owned and managed R. A. Briscoe Limited. He was one of Galt's best known retail merchants. His store was known as "Little Giant" being established in 1892.

      Cambridge Mosiac, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [snippet from original text in book]

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      R. Briscoe, Successor to Shupe and Briscoe

      General Dry Goods, Ready-Made Clothing, Boots, Shoes, etc., etc. Mr. Briscoe succeeds because of his goods, his place of business and his thorough, practical knowledge of what he does. Ever on hand, side by side with his large and obliging staff, and anxious to please. Corner of Main and Ainslie street.

      1897 Jubilee Souvenir of Galt

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-6 Page 5.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 4540 (1891), Ruben Alfred Briscoe-Florence Alexandria Roat.
      Ruben Alfred Briscoe, Salesman of Dunnville, Birth Place: Newbury Age: 26 Estimated birth year: abt 1865 Father Name: Walter Briscoe Mother Name: Adelin Briscoe Spouse Name: Florence Alexandria Roat, residence Dunnville, Spouse's Age: 24 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867 Spouse Birth Place: Dunnville Spouse Father Name: Harmon Roat Spouse Mother Name: Eliza Roat Marriage Date: 3 Oct 1891 Marriage Place: Haldimand, Dunnville

    3. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 15 Page 22.