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

Robert James Veitch

Male 1865 - 1943  (78 years)


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  • Name Robert James Veitch 
    Born 11 Mar 1865  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Elected Office 1926  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Warden for the County of Waterloo 
    Elected Office 1926  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Warden of the County of Waterloo 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-94766P 
    Died 2 Aug 1943  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Hemiplegia - Hypertension 
    Buried Cedar Creek Cemetery, North Dumfries Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I94766  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father James Veitch,   b. 28 Nov 1822, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1888, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Hastie,   b. 14 Aug 1824, Moffat, , Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1899, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1846  Gore District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35059  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Ann McAllister,   b. 7 Jun 1868, , Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1924  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1890  Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Melville "Melville Veitch,   b. 25 Jan 1891, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Alice Mae "Mae" Veitch,   b. 17 Aug 1893, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1985, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     3. Jennie Estelle Veitch,   b. 25 Feb 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1993  (Age 94 years)
     4. James Clare "Clare" Veitch,   b. 10 Aug 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1991, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Dorothy Veitch,   b. 17 Apr 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1910  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F24531  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ROBERT J. VEITCH

      Former Warden of Waterloo County Passes in His 79th Year

      The death occurred in Galt, Hospital on Monday of Robert J. Veitch, in his 79th year, after an illness of some two months. Mr. Veitch farmed for many years two miles northeast of Roseville, on the Waterloo Dumfries townline and was known far and wide for his many qualities. He was a member of the Waterloo township council for a number of years, acting in the capacity of both councillor and reeve. He also served a term as warden of Waterloo County Council. Mr.. Veitch was born near Roseville on a farm now owned by Floyd Becker and he was the last member of a pioneer family of 13 children. He was prominent in agricultural circles in the district, being a member of the South Waterloo Agricultural Society and also the North Dumfries Plowmen's Association. He was a Presbyterian in religion and for many years had. been a member of the session of Knox's Presbyterian Church, Galt.. After leaving the farm Mr. Veitch lived in Galt for a few years and some five or six years ago went to reside at the home of his brother-in-law, John Milroy, Cedar Creek.

      Galt Reporter 1943

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

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 35.

    3. [S529] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - Cedar Creek CC#4490 Internet Link.
      Veitch/ Robert J. Veitch/ Born Mar. 11, 1865/ Died Aug. 2, 1943/ Margaret Ann McAllister/ Beloved Wife Of/ Robert J. Veitch/ Born June 7, 1868/ Died Aug 27, 1924/ Dorothy-Daughter/ Born And Died April 17, 1910

    4. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 4 Page 2.

    5. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 41.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Mar 1865 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jan 1890 - Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Warden for the County of Waterloo - 1926 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Warden of the County of Waterloo - 1926 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Hemiplegia - Hypertension - 2 Aug 1943 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Creek Cemetery, North Dumfries Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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