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A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Helen Shiel[1, 2, 3]

Female 1806 - 1870  (64 years)


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  • Name Helen Shiel 
    Born 1806  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/179587118 
    Name Helen Telfer 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Church of Scotland 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-70341 
    Died 22 Dec 1870  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 7
    Cause: cancer in the breast (2 years) 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Person ID I70341  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Family George John Telfer,   b. 26 Apr 1801, Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1885, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Telfer,   b. 1836, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1901, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. John Telfer,   b. 1838, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1884, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Margaret Telfer,   b. CALC 24 Sep 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1927, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
     4. Thomas Telfer,   b. 28 Nov 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1914, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. Elizabeth Telfer,   b. CALC 19 Aug 1845, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1882, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     6. Robert Telfer,   b. 14 Nov 1849, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1868, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F19164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Thomas Telfer Born: Canada Age: 27 Father: George Telfer Mother: Helen Telfer Born: abt 1844 Spouse: Helen Tait Age: 24 born: Scotand Father: James Tait Mother: Isabella Tait married 28 Apr 1871 married: Waterloo, Galt

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Thomas Telfer d. 18 Dec 1914 Galt, aged 71 b. North Dumfries, occupation: farmer, s/o George Telfer and ___ Shiel, cause: myrocarditis (several years),

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 9909-74.
      John Telfer, 35, occ. Yeoman, b. North Dumfries, res. same, son of George and Ellen, married Ellen Deans, 25, b. North Dumfries, res. same, daughter of James and Janet, witnessed by: James Deans, Thomas Telfer and Walter Murray, All of Galt, 25 Dec 1873 at Galt

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Helen Telfer d. 22 Dec 1870 North Dumfries, aged 64years, farmer's wife, b. Scotland, cause: cancer in the breast (2 years)

    5. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      George Telfer/ 1801-1885/ Helen Shiel/ his wife/ 1806-1870/ William/ their son/ 1836-1901 /

    6. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 5 Page 38.

    7. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, M., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, M. (1806). Helen Shiel Telfer (1806-1870) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 16 August 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/179587118.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1806 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of Scotland - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cancer in the breast (2 years) - 22 Dec 1870 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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