Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Washington Irving "Irving" Watson

Washington Irving "Irving" Watson

Male 1856 - 1932  (75 years)

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  • Name Washington Irving "Irving" Watson 
    Born 6 Aug 1856  Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name Ervin Watson 
    Name Irving Watson 
    Occupation Doon Twines Ltd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    works - Doon Twines 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Baptist 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christadelphian 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Overseer 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Weslyan Methodist 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Machinist 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Machinist 
    Possessions 1904  1021 Doon Village Rd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1932  27 Cedar St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-94268 
    Died 9 Jun 1932  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Doon Presbyterian Cemetery, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I94268  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Ransford Watson,   b. CALC 8 Aug 1824, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1861, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Mother Susannah "Susan" Moore,   b. 29 Feb 1832, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1907, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1852 
    Family ID F19695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne "Annie" Marshall,   b. 31 Aug 1857, Arkona, Lambton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1946, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Children 
     1. Irving Ransford Watson,   b. 27 Jun 1879, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Roy Watson,   b. 18 Sep 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1962  (Age 81 years)
     3. Lottie May Watson,   b. 5 Sep 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959  (Age 76 years)
     4. James Marshall Watson,   b. 2 Apr 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 69 years)
     5. Grace Elizabeth Watson,   b. 31 May 1894, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F24425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Washington Irving Watson
    Washington Irving Watson
    image from Homer Watson House and Gallery 2012
    Washington Irving Watson
    Washington Irving Watson
    image from Homer Watson House 2012

  • Notes 
    • W. Irving Watson An aged Kitchener resident in the person of W. Irving Watson, aged 74, passed away on June 9th. He was born in Doon, August 16th, 1857, and was a former employee of the Doon Twines. The funeral was held on Saturday from the Schreiter Funeral Home the service being in charge of Rev. W. D. Spence, pastor of Trinity Church. Interment was made in the Doon cemetery.

      There survive a wife and family, Ford of Toronto, Roy of Wallaceburg, James of Kitchener, I. R. Hardy of Long Island, N.Y., and Miss Lottie at home; also two brothers, Homer Watson of Doon and William Watson of Waterloo, and one sister, Miss Phoebe Watson of Doon.

      Waterloo Chronicle 23 Jun 1932, p. 4

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-1 Page 7.

    2. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 36.

    3. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 3 Page 34.

    4. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 2 Page 11.

    5. [S2560] aaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 1 Page 52.

    6. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/155541261.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Aug 1856 - Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - works - Doon Twines - - Doon Twines Ltd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Baptist - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Christadelphian - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Overseer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Weslyan Methodist - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - 1904 - 1021 Doon Village Rd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jun 1932 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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