Rev. Stephen CHILDERHOSE

Male 1858 - 1910  (51 years)


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  • Name Stephen CHILDERHOSE 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 18 Jul 1858  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Cause of Death 21 Jan 1910 
    Spanish River Train Wreck, 
    Died 21 Jan 1910  Webbwood, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18170  Bennett Johnston Family
    Last Modified 2 May 2010 

    Father Henry CHILDERHOSE,   b. 27 Mar 1819, , , Co. Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1902, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Margaret ROSS,   b. 18 Jul 1827, , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1909, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Mar 1857  [1
    Family ID F8944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabella Christie KENNEDY,   b. 28 Apr 1861, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1933, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1896  Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Dr. Ross Kennedy CHILDERHOSE,   b. 18 Jan 1898, , Parry Sound District, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1970, New Shaefferstown, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2017 06:43:57 
    Family ID F8949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    CHx-Letter to editor about BC residents formerly of Renfrew County
    CHx-Letter to editor about BC residents formerly of Renfrew County
    The Cobden Sun, Feb 26, 1931 p. 5
    Childerhose, Rev. Stephen killed in train wreck
    Childerhose, Rev. Stephen killed in train wreck
    newspaper clipping from the collection of Pat Thompson

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Childerhose, Rev Stephen & Isabella nee Kennedy
    Gravestone-Childerhose, Rev Stephen & Isabella nee Kennedy
    Block 4 - Presbyterian
    Cobden Union Cemetery
    photographed by Fay Bennett, Sept 2016

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: 1. PEMBROKE PAPER INDEX OCT 16 1896
      2. CHILDERHOSE FAMILY TREE 3. BMD RENFRE
      W MERCURY J AN 27 1910
      4. 1871 census ross twp with parents
      !DEATH: TRAIN WRECK AT SPANISH RIVER, ONT (2); AT WEBBWOOD(
      3) OVER FORTY LIVES LOST IN C.P.R.TRAGEDY AT SPANISH RIVE
      R 38 MILES EAST OF SUDBURY WHERE THE CPR 'SOO' LINE CROSSE
      S THE SPANISH RIVER, NEAR WEBBWOOD. REV MR. CHILDERHOSE, F
      ROM NORTHBAY, SUPT. OF PRESBYTERIAN MILLI ONS FOR NEW ONTAR
      IO.(3) Renfrew Mercury Oct 4 1889 Rev S Childerhose, who ha
      s been stationed in North Hastings, passed throu gh town o
      n his way to his home at Cobden, where he will spend a fe
      w days b efore starting on a trip to the Old Country. Oct 1
      1 1889 You have noticed the departure of our boys to colleg
      e, and the arriv al of Rev S Childerhose on his way to Edin
      burgh University. He preach es in Cobden on Sunday afterno
      on and evening, and stars for Scotland on Mo nday morning
      , going by way of New Year. He is looking splendid.


      Webbwood, Jan 21 1910, Rev Stephen Childerhose, son of Mr C
      hilderhose, Cob den. 12 years ago he married Bella Kennedy
      , who is dau of Adam Kennedy, p embroke. A graduate of Que
      en's, he was Superintendant of Presbyterian Mis sion for Ne
      w Ontario and previously a pastor in Parry Sound

      Renfrew Mercury Jun 27 1890 Cobden News Jun 23rd 1890 The R
      ev Stephen Childerhose gave his family and friends a joyfu
      l surpri se by dropping in on them unexpectedly last Thursd
      ay evening after spendi ng a session at Edinburgh Universit
      y, and then rambling thro England, Fran ce, Prussia, Switze
      rland, and Italy; spending some time amongst the curios iti
      es and celebrities of Rome. He will lead the prayer meetin
      g on Wed eve ning for Mr Blakely, and if he be going to rem
      ain long at home will be ask ed to give a lecture on "Wha
      t he saw whilst he was gone, and what he thoug ht of it"

  • Sources 
    1. [S662] Tweedsmuir History - Zion Line Women's Institute Farm Histories, Zion Line WI.

    2. [S257] Newspaper - Index to Births, Marriages, & Deaths in the Pembroke Observer and Upper Ottawa Advertiser 1867-1898, OGS Sault Ste Marie Branch, (July 1991).

    3. [S779] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), # 011383  Renfrew Co., Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Isabella Christie Kennedy Birth Place: Pembroke Age: 35 Father Name: Adam Kennedy Mother Name: Agnes Blackburn Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861 Spouse Name: Stephen Childerhose Spouse's Age: 38  res: Parry Sound; clergyman Spouse Birth Place: Ross Tp Ont Spouse Father Name: Henry Childerhose Spouse Mother Name : Margaret Ross Marriage Date: 14 Oct 1896