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

Elizabeth Stauffer[1]

Female 1840 - 1920  (79 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Stauffer 
    Born 10 Jun 1840  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth Gofton 
    Residence 1861  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00117-7327 
    Died 1920  [3
    Buried Plattsville Community Cemetery, Plattsville, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I830  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Jacob G. Stauffer,   b. 17 Jan 1813, Speedsville (Waterloo Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1879, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Mosser,   b. 29 Jan 1816, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1900  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1834  [5, 6
    Family ID F276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 5 Feb 1861  Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Isaac W. Gofton,   b. Between 1870 and 1871, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Eliza Gofton
     3. Rodger Gofton
     4. William Gofton
     5. Jacob Gofton,   b. 11 Feb 1862, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1944, , Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Stauffer, "was born June 10th, 1840. She was married to Robert Gofton. They resided at Plattsville, Ontario, where he died leaving a family of four children".


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018983-08.
      Isaac W. Gofton, 37, occ. Finisher, b. Plattsville, res. Elora, Widower, son of Roger Gofton and Elizabeth Stauffer married Sarah I. McDonald, 33, b. Elora, res. Elora, daughter of James McDonald and Catherine Campbell, Witn: Kate Metcalfe and Ada M. Bradley both of Berlin, 22 January 1908 in Berlin

    2. [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.

    3. [S191] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Plattsville - Plattsville Community Internet Link .
      Elizabeth Stauffer/ 1840-1920 wife of/ Roger Gofton

    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

    5. [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..., 503.

    6. [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..., 117.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jun 1840 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Feb 1861 - Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Plattsville Community Cemetery, Plattsville, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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