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

Elijah Jacob Duck

Male 1859 - 1941  (81 years)


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  • Name Elijah Jacob Duck 
    Born 16 Apr 1859  Morpeth, Kent Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1886  Morpeth, Kent Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    chemist - druggist 
    Occupation 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Druggist 
    Religion 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Anglican 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Merchant 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Druggist 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-89524 
    Died 1941  [4
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I89524  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Isaac Duck 
    Family ID F18655  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Angelina "Angie" Roos,   b. CALC 20 May 1861, Burgessville, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1888, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1886  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. William Gordon Duck,   b. 30 Mar 1887, Morpeth, Kent Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1888, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F8667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rachel Chambers,   b. May 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1901  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Anna Muriel Duck,   b. 12 May 1903, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F23175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elijah J. Duck was a well known Preston druggist, born in the village of Morpeth. He graduated from the Ontario College of Pharmacy in 1881 and purchased a pharmacy business in Preston that same year. He continued to operate it until 1937. He served on Preston town council, he moved to Paris after his retirement.


      Cambridge Mosaic , Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [abbreviated snippet from original text in book]

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 11.

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 1.

    3. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 25.

    4. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Front] MERKEL/ [Flat markers at front] Anna Elizabeth/ ILLING (MERKEL)/ 1868 - 1947./ Edward J. MERKEL/ 1866 - 1939./ Edward Irvin/ Illing MERKEL/ 1906 - 1996./ Olga May/ WRIGLEY (MERKEL)/ 1914 - 1986./ [Back] DUCK/ [Back markers] Elijah J. DUCK/ 1859 - 1941./ Rachel CHAMBERS/ wife of Elijah J. DUCK/ 1868 - 1960./ Burial Card] Mrs. Violet SMITH buried Oct. 21, 1974; Matthew SMITH buried Mar. 19, 1967.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Elijah Duck, 27, Chemist-Druggist, b. Morpeth (?), res. Morpeth, son of Isaac and Grace married Angeline Roos, 24, b. Burgesville, res. Preston, daughter of George M. and Rachel, Witnessed by: William B. Duck of Preston and Michael Roos of Berlin, 28 April 1886 in Preston.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Rachel Chambers Age:31 Birth Date:abt 1870 Marriage Date:29 Oct 1901 Marriage County or District:Brant Father:Jno Chambers Mother:Mary Gardiner Spouse:Elijah Jacob Duck Spouse's Age:41 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1860 Spouse Father:Jacob Duck Spouse Mother:Grace Webb

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Apr 1859 - Morpeth, Kent Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - chemist - druggist - 1886 - Morpeth, Kent Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Apr 1886 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Druggist - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Druggist - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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