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

John Doherty

Male 1837 - 1923  (86 years)


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  • Name John Doherty 
    Born 1837  , Londonderry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1848  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Religion 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1863  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Caretaker 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    House of Industry and Refuge 1923  House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Residence 1923  House of Industry and Refuge Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-99688 
    Died 24 Mar 1923  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: senile debility 
    Buried Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I99688  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father Henry Doherty,   b. Abt 1807, of, Londonderry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Alexander,   b. Abt 1807, of, Londonderry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 7 Apr 1825  Camus, Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F32968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Grant,   b. 20 Aug 1838, Pictou, , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1924, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Alexander Doherty,   b. 25 Apr 1863, Branchton, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 78 years)
     2. Lillie Eliza Doherty,   b. 1878, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F25687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1837 - , Londonderry, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1848 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Dec 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Caretaker - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1923 - House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1923 - House of Industry and Refuge Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: senile debility - 24 Mar 1923 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 1 Page 5.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Doherty b. Londonderry, Ireland res: Dumfries Township Age: 26 born abt 1837 father: Henry mother: Mary Alexander married Jane Grant Age:: 20 born abt 1843 b. Nova Scotia Canada Spouse res: Dumfries Township father: James mother: Janet Ross married 18 Dec 1863 county: Waterloo

    3. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 1, Pg. 23.

    4. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 2.

    5. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 34327 (1923), John Doherty.
      John Doherty, died House of Refuge, age 87, b. Ireland, laborer, length of residence 14 years, buried Toronto, Ontario, b. 24 Mar 1923, cause: senile debility.

    6. [S2455] Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898, Henry Dogherty and Mary Alexander, 07 Apr 1825; citing Camus,Tyrone,Ireland, reference; FHL microfilm.
      Henry Dogherty Spouse's Name Mary Alexander Event Date 07 Apr 1825 Event Place Camus,Tyrone,Ireland