Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Leon Gustove Pequegnat

Leon Gustove Pequegnat[1]

Male 1858 - 1939  (80 years)

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  • Name Leon Gustove Pequegnat 
    Born 22 May 1858  , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1872  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Immigration 1874  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1883  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1883  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Naturalization 1885  [2
    Occupation 1891  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Jeweller 
    Religion 1891  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Baptist 
    Occupation 1901  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Fruit Grower 
    Elected Office 1903  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reeve/Mayor 
    Occupation 1911  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Traveller - Berlin ? 
    Religion 1911  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Baptist 
    Elected Office 1913  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reeve/Mayor 
    Elected Office 1913  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reeve/Mayor 
    Residence 1917  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-86074P 
    Died 4 Jan 1939  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I86074  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Ulysses Pequegnat,   b. 21 May 1826, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Francoise Verpillot,   b. 1 Aug 1829, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1917, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1851  , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F8511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Becker,   b. 17 Jul 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1927, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1883  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Florence Mae "Flora" Pequegnat,   b. 8 Jun 1882, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1952  (Age 70 years)
     2. Lydia Grace "Grace" Pequegenat,   b. 14 Sep 1902, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1991, Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F22333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 May 1858 - , Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1872 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1874 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1883 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1883 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jul 1883 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Jeweller - 1891 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1891 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Fruit Grower - 1901 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve/Mayor - 1903 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Traveller - Berlin ? - 1911 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve/Mayor - 1913 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve/Mayor - 1913 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jan 1939 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Leon G. Pequegnat 1906
    Leon G. Pequegnat 1906
    From Berlin Today 1806-1906 official souvenir located at the Kitchener Public Library
    Leon G. Pequegnat
    Leon G. Pequegnat
    From Berlin Today 1806-1906 official souvenir located at the Kitchener Public Library

  • Notes 
    • L. G. PEQUEGNAT.

      Few citizens arc esteemed more for their qualities of head and heart than Mr. L. G. Pequegnat. He is one of New Hamburg's best known business men, having been in the jewellry business for 20 years. Some years ago he retired from this business and entered the Pequegnat Clock Co. of Berlin, for whom he has since travelled. He is a successful salesman. Mr. Pequegnat has nearly always held public office of some kind. After a long term on the Public School Board he entered the Municipal Council, holding the position of Reeve for two years. He is now again on the School Board.

      Special Industrial souvenir number of New Hamburg: containing a comprehensive review of the natural advantages and resources of the village of New Hamburg, 1908, Berlin Daily News, Berlin, Ontario

      ________________________________

      LEON G. PEQUEGNAT, VICE-PRESIDENT BERLIN AND RACYCLE CO.

      Mr. Leon G. Pequegnat of New Hamburg, is a Berlin Old Boy, whose life record has been a successful and honorable one. He belongs to a highly respected Berlin family, and spent his early years in the town. In 1882 he removed to Hamburg, where he conducted a jewelry store for many years. His business qualities were recognized by his fellow-citizens and he was first elected to the School Board and later a member of the Municipal Council, his public services terminating after capably filling for two years the position of reeve of that enterprising town. Mr. Pequegnat for six years, held the office of President of the Ontario Poultry Association and during his incumbency of the office, Hamburg had one of the best Poultry Associations in Canada. Mr. Pequegnat is Vice-President of the Berlin and Racycle Co., and at present is head salesman of the Arthur Pequegnat Clock Co., of Berlin. Such men as he are a credit to any community.

      Berlin Today 1806-1906 official souvenir

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 26 Jul 1883.
      July 12, 1883 Leon Pequegnat & Louise Becker, both of New Hamburg, were married in New Dundee by Pastor E. Gr tzner.

    2. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-1 Page 1.

    3. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      Leon G. Pequegnat/ born May 22,1858,died Jan. 4,1939/ Louise Becker/ beloved wife of Leon G. Pequegnat/ born July 1865,died May 11,1927/ Pequegnat

    4. [S1054] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1911, p. 28;.

    5. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891, Section 1 Page 14.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), July 26, 1883.
      July 12, 1883 Leon Pequeguat and Louise Becker, both of New Hamburg, were married in New Dundee by Pastor E. Gr├╝tzner.

    7. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891.

    8. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, Death of an Aged Resident; Mrs. Francoise Pequegnat Passes Away in Her 89th Year. Came here in 1874 - 2 Sep 1917.