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

James Corrigan

Male 1878 - 1943  (64 years)


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  • Name James Corrigan 
    Born 15 Aug 1878  Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Machine Hand 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Carpenter, Building 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-89527 
    Died 12 Apr 1943  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Cause: Paralysis 
    Buried 15 Apr 1943  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I89527  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Family Annie Elizabeth Tilk,   b. 5 Aug 1885, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1904  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F42218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Aug 1878 - Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machine Hand - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Sep 1904 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter, Building - 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 MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Paralysis - 12 Apr 1943 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Apr 1943 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • JAMES CORRIGAN

      PRESTON, April 13 --- A well known Preston resident for the past 40 years, James Corrigan, William Street, died at the Galt Hospital, yesterday. In his 65th year, the deceased had been in ailing health for the past 15 years, as the result of an accident. Born in Stratford, the Iate Mr. Corrigan resided there, for 24 years when he then came to Preston, making his home here since that time. He was a member of the Anglican church and of Cambridge Lodge No. 188, Preston. He was a woodworker by trade. Surviving are his wife, nee Anne Elizabeth Tilk, three sisters, Mrs. Fred Bryant, Stratford, Mrs. Donald MacLennan, Hamilton, Mrs. George Brewer, St. Thomas and a brother, Harry Corrigan, of Edmonton. The late Mr. Corrigan is resting at his residence, 448 William Street, where a funeral service will be held on Thursday, at 2.30 p.m. Interment will be in Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 13 Apr 1943 pg 13

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

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 40.

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:James Corrigan Date of Birth:15 Aug 1878 Gender:Male Birth Place:Perth, Ontario, Canada Father's name:John Corrigan Mother's name:Ann Moxley

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:James Corrigan Gender:Male Age:64 Birth Date:15 Aug 1879 Birth Place:Stratford, Ontario Death Date:12 Apr 1943 Death Place:Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:John Corrigan Mother:Ann Maxley Spouse:Anne Elizabeth Tilk

    5. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Front] William C. TILK/ 1883 - 1942/ His wife/ Louisa U. RUTHIG/ 1881 - 1955/ James CORRIGAN/ 1878 - 1943/ His wife/ Annie E. TILK/ 1885 - 1952./ [Head stones at front left side] Jas. CORRIGAN/ Annie CORRIGAN/ [Head stones at front right side] Louisa/ William./ [Back] Charles TILK/ born Mar. 14, 1856/ died Feb. 15, 1920/ Isabella his wife/ born Feb. 6, 1853/ died May 23, 1938/ J. Gordon TILK/ born July 16, 1887/ died Aug. 16, 1933./ [Footstones] Mother/ Father [broken]. [Burial Card] Mrs. Caroline (RUTHIG) WEIGAND buried Aug. 15, 1951.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Annie Eliz Tilk Age:19 Birth Date:abt 1885 Birth Place:Beverley, Ontario Marriage Date:21 Sep 1904 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Chas Tilk Mother:Isabella Gilfillan Spouse:James Corrigan Spouse's Age:26 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1878 Spouse Birth Place:Stratford, Ontario Spouse Father:Jns Corrigan Spouse Mother:Ann Worley