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

William Brighton[1, 2]

Male 1838 - 1910  (71 years)


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  • Name William Brighton 
    Born 6 Oct 1838  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Christened 23 Oct 1842  Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Methodist 
    Residence 1863  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1869  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    laborer 
    Occupation 1874  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    laborer 
    Occupation 1879  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot 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  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    United Brethren 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76148 
    Died 30 Jul 1910  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 11
    Buried 1 Aug 1910  Rosebank Community Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 11
    Person ID I76148  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father John Brighton,   b. CALC 24 Dec 1818, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1873  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Amy Wilson,   b. CALC 12 Aug 1818, , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1894  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Family ID F7836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Chapman,   b. 15 Feb 1844, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1919  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 15
    Children 
     1. Lydia Jane Brighton,   b. 8 Sep 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Wesley Brighton,   b. 23 Jan 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Isaac William Brighton,   b. 13 Sep 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1950  (Age 71 years)
     4. Isaac W. Brighton,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Morrison Nap???,   b. 12 Apr 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F19927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DEATH OF WM. BRIGHTON - Mr. William Brighton, near New Dundee, died this morning from a paralytic stroke. He leaves a widow and family of grown up children. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon. The deceased was a brother of Mrs. J. P. Starnaman and George Brighton, town.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018824-04.
      Isaac W. BRIGHTON, 25, farmer, Wilmot, Wilmot, s/o William BRIGHTON & Margaret CHAPMAN married Amanda G. HALLMAN, 20, Perth Co., Manheim, d/o Aaron HALLMAN & Barbara GEIGER, witn Jonathan G. HALLMAN of Manheim & Adelia BRIGHTON of Haysville, 21 December 1904 in Manheim.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 12 Nov 1863.
      Married 8 Nov 1863 William Brighton of Wilmot was married to Margaretha Chapmann of Waterloo.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 14.

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 4.

    5. [S213] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Rosebank Community CC#4565 Internet Link.
      B / William Brighton / born Oct 6 1839 / died July 30 1910 / aged 70 yrs 9 mos & 24 dys / Margaret Chapman / wife of the late William Brighton / born Feb 15 1844 / died Nov 8 1919 / aged 75 yrs 9 ms 25 dys / Asleep in Jesus, peaceful rest / Whose waking is supremely blest / Brighton

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      William Brighton Born: Waterloo Res: Wilmot Township Age: 25 Born: abt 1838 Father: John Mother: Anne Wilson Spouse: Margaret Chapman Age: 18 Born: abt 1845 born: England Res: Waterloo Father: John Mother: Lydia Hagan married 8 Nov 1863 county: Waterloo

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 32.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 6.

    9. [S101] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register - transcript of cards, Kitchener Public Library.
      William Brighton b. 06 Oct 1838 Baptised 23 Oct 1842 Dumfries Child Of John Brighton & Amy Brighton Residence: Volume 1 Page 294 Rev. G. Ferguson

    10. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 8 Page 47.

    11. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of William Brighton.

    12. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Lydia Jane Brighton
      Event Type: Birth
      Event Date: 08 Sep 1869
      Event Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Gender: Female
      Father's Name: William Brighton - laborer of Waterloo Twp.
      Mother's Name: Margaret Chapman
      Certificate Number: 5386

    13. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: John Wesley Brighton
      Event Type: Birth
      Event Date: 23 Jan 1874
      Event Place: Waterloo Tp, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Gender: Male
      Father's Name: William Brighton laborer
      Mother's Name: Margaret Chapman

    14. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Isaac William Brighton
      Event Type: Birth
      Event Date: 13 Sep 1879
      Event Place: Wilmot Twp, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Gender: Male
      Father's Name: William Brighton - farmer
      Mother's Name: Margaret Chapman Brighton

    15. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Oct 1838 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 23 Oct 1842 - Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Nov 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laborer - 1869 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laborer - 1874 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1879 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jul 1910 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Aug 1910 - Rosebank Community Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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