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

Benjamin Forrest

Male 1879 - 1947  (67 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Forrest 
    Born 23 Sep 1879  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1881  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1891  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer - Beckers Store 
    Residence 1911  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-86236P 
    Died 1947  [4
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I86236  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Father Benjamin Forrest,   b. 26 Mar 1832, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1892  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Matilda Kee,   b. 22 Feb 1837, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1919  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F6073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Catharina Rittinger,   b. 9 Apr 1877, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 21 May 1902  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Frederick Forrest,   b. 11 Feb 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Harvey Christian "Harry" Forrest,   b. Aug 1905, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age ~ 47 years)
     3. Lillian May Marie Forrest,   b. 1 Apr 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1980  (Age 73 years)
     4. Helen Elizabeth Forrest,   b. 29 Oct 1909, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Helmer Jacob Forrest,   b. 29 Oct 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F42722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-1 Page 9.

    2. [S251] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1881, New Hamburg 1881 Page 16.

    3. [S1054] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1911.

    4. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      Forrest/ Benjamin Forrest/ 1879-1947/ His Wife/ Annie C. Rittinger/ 1877-1932/ Their Son/ Helmer J. Forrest/ 1909-1936

    5. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891, Section 1 Page 52.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Benjamin Forrest Born: Scotland Res: Peel Township Age: 30 Father: Alexander Mother: Jane Schurf Born: 1832 Spouse: Matilda Ker Age: 24 born: Ireland Res: Guelph Born: 1838 Father: James Mother: Elisabeth married 24 Nov 1862 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Sep 1879 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1881 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1901 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 May 1902 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - Beckers Store - 1911 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., 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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