James Wellington Waterbury

28 March 1896–23 August 1986 (Age 90)
Deseronto, Hastings, Ontario, Canada

The Life of James Wellington

When James Wellington Waterbury was born on 28 March 1896, in Deseronto, Hastings, Ontario, Canada, his father, James Marshall Waterbury, was 45 and his mother, Minnie May Emeline Solmes, was 30. He married Laura Jackson on 1 June 1946, in Napanee, Greater Napanee, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Hastings, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Hastings, Percy Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 23 August 1986, in Deseronto, Hastings, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 90, and was buried in Deseronto, Hastings, Ontario, Canada.

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James Wellington Waterbury
Laura Jackson
Marriage: 1 June 1946

Spouse and Children

1 June 1946
Napanee, Greater Napanee, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada

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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 10

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 38

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 47

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin; perhaps from Waterperry in Oxfordshire, which is named with Old English pyrige ‘pear tree’, to which was later added Middle English water to distinguish it from nearby Woodperry.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • James M Waterbury in household of Minie M Waterbury, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • James Wellington Waterbury, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • James Waterbury in household of James Waterbury, "Canada Census, 1911"

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