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

Robert G. Gofton[1, 2]

Male 1832 - 1888  (56 years)


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  • Name Robert G. Gofton 
    Born 25 Feb 1832  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1859  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    No religion 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Wesleyan Methodist 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00117-7327.1 
    Died 26 Feb 1888  Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9, 10
    Cause: consumption 4 months in bed 
    Person ID I803  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Samuel Gofton,   b. Abt 1790, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth Hall,   b. 9 Jun 1794, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1815  Sigglesthorne, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F27105  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ID F264704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosannah Fonger,   b. 25 Oct 1841, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1918, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1 May 1859  , Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Alvina Gofton,   b. 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elmira Gofton,   b. 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elma Gofton,   b. 1861, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Samuel Gofton,   b. 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Roger Fonger Gofton,   b. 4 Jan 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Samuel F. Gofton,   b. 18 Sep 1864, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936  (Age 71 years)
     7. Lydia Jane Gofton,   b. Mar 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Isabella Gofton,   b. 3 Jun 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 73 years)
     9. Robert Gofton,   b. 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Rosa Gofton,   b. 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Rosa Maria "Rose" Gofton,   b. 13 Jul 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age 99 years)
     12. John Gofton,   b. 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Smithy Gofton,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Smyth F. Gofton,   b. 8 Sep 1881, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     15. Isaac Gofton,   b. 1882, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     16. Isaac F. Gofton,   b. 10 Oct 1883, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F211174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Roger F Gofton Born: Tp of Wilmot Age: 32 Father: Roger Gofton Mother: Rosanna Fonger Born: abt 1864 Spouse: Anna Bella Welfley Age: 24 born: Tp of Wilmot Father: John Welfley Mother: Anna Millar married 1 Jan 1896 married: Oxford

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Benjamin Godbold Born: Waterloo Township Age: 22 Born: abt 1857 Father: Benjamin Godbold Mother: Barbara Godbold Spouse: Elmira Gofton Age: 19 Born: abt 1860 born: Wilmot Township Father: Robert Gofton Mother: Rosanna Gofton married 10 Nov 1879 married: Waterloo, Freeport

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 17912-1888 Robert G. Gofton.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 32.
      Robert GOFTEN Labourer Birthplace: Canada Age 20 Church of England b. 25-Feb
      Charlote GOFTEN Birthplace: Canada Age 19 Church of England b. 10-Sep

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 8.

    6. [S58] Vit - ON, Oxford - Oxford County Marriage Register 1858-1869.
      Robert Gofton Residence: Blenheim Township Father Name: Samuel Gofton Mother Name: Elizabeth Gofton Spouse Name: Rosanna Fonger Spouse Birth Place: Ontario Spouse residence: Blenheim Township Spouse Father Name: William Fonger Spouse Mother Name: Mary Fonger Marriage Date: 1 May 1859 Marriage County: Oxford

    7. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 19.

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

    9. [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.

    10. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 1 Page 2.

    11. [S1803] England, Marriages, 1538-1973, Marriage of Samuel Gofton and Elizabeth Hall; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M10740-1 System Origin: England-ODM GS Film number: 990846.
      Samuel Gofton and Elizabeth Hall, married 17 Apr 1815 Sigglesthorne, Yorkshire, England

    12. [S58] Vit - ON, Oxford - Oxford County Marriage Register 1858-1869.
      Name: Robert Gofton Residence: Blenheim Township Father Name: Samuel Gofton Mother Name: Elizabeth Gofton Spouse Name: Rosanna Fonger Spouse Birth Place: Ontario Spouse Residence: Blenheim Township Spouse Father Name: William Fonger Spouse Mother Name: Mary Fonger Marriage Date: 1 May 1859 Marriage County or District: Oxford

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Feb 1832 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 May 1859 - , Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - No religion - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Wesleyan Methodist - 1871 - 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 MapsDied - Cause: consumption 4 months in bed - 26 Feb 1888 - Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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