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

William Main

Male 1849 - 1930  (80 years)


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  • Name William Main 
    Born 9 Jun 1849  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Free Church 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    W. Methodist 
    Occupation 1873  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer, Odd Jobs 
    Residence 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christadelphian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-75584P 
    Died May 1930  [6
    Buried New Dundee Union Cemetery, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I75584  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father Adam Main,   b. 1821, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1900, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Frances "Fanny" Trussler,   b. 2 Mar 1825, , Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1916, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1848  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F25020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louise Wilhelmina Gedcke,   b. 6 Nov 1856, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1911, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Mary Jane Main,   b. 8 Mar 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970, Fordwich, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. Elizabeth Main,   b. CALC 12 May 1875, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1904, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
     3. Effie Melina Main,   b. CALC 6 Mar 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1895, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 13 years)
     4. William Edward Main,   b. 15 Mar 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F19806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 4.

    2. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 12 Page 7.

    3. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 59.

    4. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 39.

    5. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Sect. 17 Page 114.

    6. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134832313/william-main.

    7. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 12909 (1873), Main-Gedke.
      William Main, farmer of Waterloo, Birth Place: Canada Age: 24 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849 Father Name: Adam Main Mother Name: Fanny Main Spouse Name: Emily Gedke, residence Wilmot, Spouse's Age: 17 Spouse Birth Place: Germany Spouse Father Name: Gottfried Gedke Spouse Mother Name: Mary Gedke Marriage Date: 12 Aug 1873 Marriage Location: Waterloo, Kitchener

    8. [S507] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - First United Presbyterian.
      Sept. 4 Adam MAIN, Wilmot, to Fanny TRUSSLER, Wilmot. Wit: Peter & Martha Main.

    9. [S12] Vit - ON, Gore - Gore District Marriage Register - Waterloo Entries, Revd Strang Presbyterian, Waterloo, Dumfries, Blenheim (pg. 117 - 119).
      Adam Main, married Fanny Trussler, both of Wilmot. 4 Sep 1848, by banns, Witnesses: Peter Main and Martha Main.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jun 1849 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Church - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - W. Methodist - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1873 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Aug 1873 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Odd Jobs - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Christadelphian - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Dundee Union Cemetery, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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