Waterloo Region Generations
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George Wesley "Wesley" Gowing

Male 1885 - 1975  (89 years)


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  • Name George Wesley "Wesley" Gowing 
    Born 12 Sep 1885  Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Family Photograph Wesley, Gordon and Charlie Gowing 
    Wesley, Gordon and Charlie Gowing
    Wesley, Gordon and Charlie Gowing
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    Family Photograph Wesley, Gordon and Charlie Gowing 
    Wesley, Gordon and Charlie Gowing
    Wesley, Gordon and Charlie Gowing
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    Name Wesley Gowing 
    Name Wesley Gowing 
    Occupation 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    ? Builder, Car Shop 
    Occupation 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    ? Builder, Car Shop 
    Residence 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Residence 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Residence 1934  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1934  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1974  1701 King St. E., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1974  1701 King St. E., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-93142 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-93142 
    Died 6 Feb 1975  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 8 Feb 1975  New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I93142  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Father William Henry Gowing,   b. 5 Jan 1858, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1934, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Doreatha Louisa "Dorothy" Kettlewell,   b. 20 Jan 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1932, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F24188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ada Irene "Irene" "Dean" Harvey,   b. 30 Jul 1890, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1974, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1912  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Robert Gowing,   d. Bef 2011
     2. Jean Gowing
     3. Mary Gowing
     4. Ralph Gowing
     5. Clifford Gowing
     6. Jack Gowing
     7. Merle Gowing,   b. 1914, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1915, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     8. Grace Mildred Gowing,   b. 31 Oct 1914,   d. 15 Aug 2011, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     9. George Bruce "Bruce" Gowing,   b. 6 May 1919, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 2010, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     10. Ruth O. Gowing,   b. 1921,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Frank Wesley Gowing,   b. 20 Apr 1929, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 2010, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F27763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GOWING, G. Wesley

      Of 1701 King St, Preston, Cambridge, at the Coutts Pavilion, Kitchener, Thursday, Feb. 6, 1975, G. Wesley Gowing, beloved husband of the late Ada Irene Harvey, in his 90th year. Dear father of Robert, Frank, Bruce of Cambridge, Clifford of Kitchener, Ralph, Owen Sound, Jack of Cobourg, Grace Gowing, Ruth (Mrs. Edgar Dyck), Jean (Mrs. Elmer Bowey) of Cambridge and Mary (Mrs. Gordon Debus) of Waterloo. Mr. Gowing was born in Listowel and had resided in Preston, for 65 years; retired from Clare Bros. in 1955; a member of the Brethren Gospel Hall, Galt, Cambridge. Mr. Gowing Is also survived by one brother, Lester Earl Gowing of Cambridge, 25 grand-children and two great-grandchildren. Resting at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, corner Argyle and Queenston Rd., Preston, Cambridge, where funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment in New Hope cemetery, Hespeler.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 6 Feb 1975 pg 33
    • GOWING, G. Wesley

      Of 1701 King St, Preston, Cambridge, at the Coutts Pavilion, Kitchener, Thursday, Feb. 6, 1975, G. Wesley Gowing, beloved husband of the late Ada Irene Harvey, in his 90th year. Dear father of Robert, Frank, Bruce of Cambridge, Clifford of Kitchener, Ralph, Owen Sound, Jack of Cobourg, Grace Gowing, Ruth (Mrs. Edgar Dyck), Jean (Mrs. Elmer Bowey) of Cambridge and Mary (Mrs. Gordon Debus) of Waterloo. Mr. Gowing was born in Listowel and had resided in Preston, for 65 years; retired from Clare Bros. in 1955; a member of the Brethren Gospel Hall, Galt, Cambridge. Mr. Gowing Is also survived by one brother, Lester Earl Gowing of Cambridge, 25 grand-children and two great-grandchildren. Resting at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, corner Argyle and Queenston Rd., Preston, Cambridge, where funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment in New Hope cemetery, Hespeler.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 6 Feb 1975 pg 33

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 8.

    2. [S392] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1911, Div. 20 Pg. 24.

    3. [S237] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - New Hope CC#4498 Internet Link .
      Gowing in loving memory of/ Ada Irene Harvey/ July 31 1890-Feb 6 1974/ beloved wife of/ George Wesley Gowing/ Sept 12, 1885 - 6 Feb 1975

    4. [S2858] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, Birth Certificate 028340 (1885).
      Name:George Wesley Gowing Date of Birth:12 Sep 1885 Gender:Male Birth Place:Perth, Ontario, Canada Father's name:William Gowing Mother's name:Doratha Kittlewell

    5. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 019765 (1912).
      Name:Wesley Gowing Age:27 Birth Year:abt 1885 Birth Place:Listowel, Ontario Marriage Date:12 Sep 1912 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:William Gowing Mother:Dorothy Kettlewell Spouse:Irene Harvey

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Sep 1885 - Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ? Builder, Car Shop - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ? Builder, Car Shop - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Sep 1912 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1934 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1934 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Feb 1975 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Feb 1975 - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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