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

William Henry Stauffer[1]

Male 1878 - 1920  (41 years)


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  • Name William Henry Stauffer 
    Born 25 Mar 1878  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer 
    Misfortune 1920  Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    accidently killed 
    Eby ID Number 00117-7333.4 
    Died 1920  Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Plattsville Community Cemetery, Plattsville, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I821  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Peter M. Stauffer,   b. 6 May 1850, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1927, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Nancy Gofton,   b. 27 Jun 1851, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1894, Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wm. H. Stauffer, a son of P. M. Stauffer, of Plattsville, was accidentally killed in the works of the Electric Bleaching Company at Niagara Falls, N. Y. Deceased was born in Blenheim Township in 1878. He is survived by his parents, two brothers and a sister.

      New Hamburg Independent, October 29, 1920

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      The funeral of William Stauffer, who was accidentally killed by an explosion in the Electric Bleaching Co.'s works at Niagara Falls, N. Y., was held from his father's residence here last Sunday. The late Mr. Stauffer had resided in Niagara Falls for 20 years. Last summer he spent several weeks in Plattsville renewing old acquaintances. Besides his father he leaves one sister, Mrs. Wm. Thibideau, of Wilmot township, and two brothers in the West.

      New Hamburg Independent, November 5, 1920

  • 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. [S191] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Plattsville - Plattsville Community Internet Link .
      Peter M. Stauffer 1850-1927/ Lucy Gofton wife 1855-1933/ W. H. son 1878-1920

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 5.

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012901-73.
      Peter M. STAUFFER, 23, farmer, Canada, Blenheim, s/o Jacob G. & Eliza married Nancy GOFTON, 22, Canada, Blenheim, d/o Rodger & Lucy, witn: Jacob M. STAUFFER of Waterloo & Mahlon BRAY of Blenheim, 1 October 1873 in Berlin

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Mar 1878 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., 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 MapsMisfortune - accidently killed - 1920 - Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1920 - Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Plattsville Community Cemetery, Plattsville, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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