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

Jacob Gofton[1]

Male 1862 - 1944  (82 years)


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  • Name Jacob Gofton 
    Born 11 Feb 1862  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00117-7327.2 
    Died 21 Nov 1944  , Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Chesterfield, United Cemetery, Blandford Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I787  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Roger Gofton,   b. 10 Oct 1820, Sigglesthorne, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1874, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Stauffer,   b. 10 Jun 1840, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1861  Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Etta Kaufman,   b. 15 Jan 1863, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1934  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1885  Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Sarah Viola "Viola" Gofton,   b. 23 Mar 1893, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1991  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F7785  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 504.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 8810-85.
      Jacob GOFTON, 23, farmer, Blenheim, same, s/o Roger & Elizabeth, married Sarah Etta KAUFMAN, 22, Plattsville, same, d/o Allan & Hannah, witn: Andrew KAUFMAN of Plattsville & Lizzie LATHEM of Wilmot , 4 Mar 1885 at Plattsville

    3. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/34095007.

    4. [S58] Vit - ON, Oxford - Oxford County Marriage Register 1858-1869.
      Roger Gofton Birth Place: England Residence: Blenheim Township Age: 39 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822 Father Name: Samuel Mother Name: Elizabeth Spouse Name: Elizabeth Stafford Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Birth Year: abt 1840 Spouse Birth Place: Blenheim Township Spouse Residence: Blenheim Township Spouse Father Name: Jacob Spouse Mother Name: Elizabeth Marriage Date: 5 Feb 1861 Marriage Location: Blandford Township Marriage County Oxford

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Feb 1862 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1885 - Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1944 - , Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Chesterfield, United Cemetery, Blandford Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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