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Bob Symons

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Bob C. Symons
Born 1940s.
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Biography

Robert Clare Symons (1948).

I was born in St. Catharines, Ontario, July 26, 1948, son of William Paul Symons and Barbara Ruth Sutherland. My maternal ancestors are from Scotland. My paternal ancestors are from England. I attended public school & high school in St. Catharines, Ontario.

I first came to Kitchener-Waterloo in 1967 as a co-op math student at the University of Waterloo. I lived in residence at St. Paul's College, and a few of us went to Trinity United, Kitchener twice a week to sing in the choir. Helen & I were married at Trinity in 1973 and we have two grown children and one grand-daughter, at time of writing this biography (2017).


I have worked at:

Scouts Canada, Queen's Scout & Troop Leader, St. Catharines;

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen%27s_Scout

Queen's Scout - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org The Queen's Scout Award in the United Kingdom is the ultimate goal of a progressive award scheme and is achieved by completing the following requirements through The ...

St. Catharines YMCA, St. Catharines (youth leader - camp Wa-Sa-Ah-Bun and astronomy);

camp sold in 1984 and YMCA building on Queen Street demolished in 1994.

http://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/2016/07/29/yesterday-and-today-queen-street-ymca

YESTERDAY AND TODAY: Queen Street YMCA www.stcatharinesstandard.ca After the YMCA was first established here in 1859, it had operated out of a series improvised, rented facilities — first in a house on Hainer Street, later on St. Paul just west of Ontario, and from 1891 in store-front space on the west side of Queen Street, just below King. Its first purpose-built headquarters, a properly equipped, roomy facility


Richardson, Bond & Wright (printer), Owen Sound;

http://greyroots.pastperfectonline.com/bysearchterm?keyword=RBW


Fleet Manufacturing, Fort Erie (aircraft subcontractor - parts manufacturer);

http://www.fleet.ca/site/home

Fleet Canada Inc. | Canadian Aerospace Manufacturer www.fleet.ca Fleet is a Nadcap certified Canadian Owned and Operated Aerospace Manufacturer that specializes in Detail Part Fabrication, Composites, Metal Bonding and Airframe ...

Automatic Electric, Brockville (telephone switching equipment manufacturer for GTE); now closed

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automatic_Electric Automatic Electric - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org Automatic Electric Company (AE) was the largest of the manufacturing units of the Automatic Electric Group. It was a telephone equipment supplier for independent ...

Abitibi Provincial Paper, Thorold (fine paper manufacturer); now closed


Stelco, Hamilton (steel manufacturer); now closed

http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/stelco-inc/

Stelco Inc - The Canadian Encyclopedia www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca Chicago 16 th Edition. Sawyer, Deborah C.. "Stelco Inc." In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada, 1985—. Article published February 8, 2006


Canadian Pittsburgh Industries, Owen Sound (glass manufacturer); now closed

http://www.owensoundsuntimes.com/2012/01/27/ppg-plant-sold-part-to-come-down

PPG plant sold, part to come down | Owen Sound Sun Times www.owensoundsuntimes.com The former PPG glass plant in Owen Sound has been sold. Neither city officials nor the listing real estate company, Avison Young, would release the buyer's name Friday.


Dominion Life, Waterloo (insurance);


Electrohome, Kitchener (TVs & electronics); now closed


https://doorsclosedwaterloo.wordpress.com/electrohome/

Electrohome | Doors Closed doorsclosedwaterloo.wordpress.com Electrohome Limited was a manufacturer of home electronics, appliances, furniture, and high-tech commercial projection and display systems, and an investor in ...


NCR, Waterloo (bank proofing equipment manufacturer); now closed

https://www.thestar.com/business/2007/01/11/ncr_cuts_450_jobs_in_waterloo.html NCR cuts 450 jobs in Waterloo | Toronto Star www.thestar.com WATERLOO – NCR Corp. will cut more than 450 jobs at a plant in Waterloo as it outsources production of automated banking machines from the southwestern Ontario city ...

RMD, Waterloo (cheque quality testing equipment);

http://www.rdmcorp.com/ RDM Corporation | Transforming Payments www.rdmcorp.com RDM Corporation is a leading provider of Remote Deposit Capture (RDC) and complex desktop remittance processing solutions designed to help clients simplify the way ...


Raytheon, Waterloo (air surveillance radar systems);

http://www.raytheon.com/ourcompany/global/americas/canada/index.html


Raytheon Canada Limited www.raytheon.com Raytheon Canada Limited is on a mission: to support the Canadian government, its armed forces and its global missions while strengthening the domestic industrial base.

Federal Government Kitchener Riding Office, Kichener; for Karen Redman.


Virtek Vision, Waterloo (laser solutions);

http://www.ic.gc.ca/app/ccc/srch/nvgt.do?lang=eng&prtl=1&estblmntNo=123456171376&profile=cmpltPrfl&profileId=2059&app=sold


GSW, Fergus (hot water heater manufacturer; now closed

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/350-to-lose-jobs-in-fergus-gsw-water-heater-plant-closure-1.1321197 350 to lose jobs in Fergus GSW water heater plant closure ... www.cbc.ca The Fergus GSW plant of Milwaukee-based water heater manufacturer A.O. Smith will end the majority of its production on July 1. 350 workers at the plant will lose ...


Hammond Power Solutions, Guelph (electronic transformer manufacturer);

http://www.hammondpowersolutions.com/ HPS | Hammond Power Solutions, Control Transformers, Low ... www.hammondpowersolutions.com Hammond Power Solutions Inc. is the largest manufacturer of dry-type transformers in North America supporting clients in oil and gas, mining, steel, waste and


OGSPI Ontario Genealogy Society Provincial Index (volunteer 2007-2013)

https://www.ogs.on.ca/ogspi/welcome.htm Welcome to OGSPI - Ontario Genealogical Society www.ogs.on.ca Welcome to OGSPI (Ontario Genealogical Society Provincial Index) The OGSPI webpages are undergoing changes as part of the OGS new website. Some links may not work.


Professional Genealogist, Worden Family (2013-present), home based

http://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/Symons-Family-Tree-612 to view my family tree and get back to the Worden family and antiquity... I did the data entry for this internet based website. My father was William Paul Symons (1921-2016), Canadian RCAF navigator (Lancaster bombers RAF 5 group), Mountainview United church founder, and great dad! Family Tree for William Paul Symons www.wikitree.com Genealogy of Paul Symons born September 30, 1921 in Port Hope, Durham County, Ontario.


I worked numerous other contracts and home based activities including Church School teacher, church quarterly newsletter editing, boy scout leader (beavers, cubs and scouts), church choir member, mens' group, Royal Lifesaving, food server and dishwasher, cleanup residence kitchen, theatre usher, telephone book delivery man. But my favorite pastime is gardening with a full yard of plants, raspberries, pears, rhubarb and assorted trees and bushes.
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Bob Symons is incredible... he must work night and day in order to keep this wonderful website growing.

Many thanks, Bob!

We are 8th cousins through William w worden
posted by Pamela Smith
Hi

Wish you a Happy New Year. May 2018 bring you all you need to be happy.

Congratulation for adding your contributions in December. Whatever the quantity of your contributions, they all count. As I always say "Quality is better than quantity" to make a great family tree.

Thank you for being a Wikitreer,

Guy Constantineau - Wikitree leader

posted by Guy Constantineau
Hello Bob,

I'd like to invite you to join in the "Weekend Chat" on G2G Today!

Share personal successes, stories about ancestors, tips, projects you are working on, or anything else you wish.

New members stop in and say Hello, introduce yourself, share your story, or ask for help.

Pilots, Mentors, and Leaders of all kinds please add something... your advice is always greatly appreciated.

Hope to see you there!

https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/412308/weekend-chat-all-members-are-invited-23-25-june-2017

posted by Keith Hathaway
Bob, do you happen to speak any other languages? Would you check out our languages template and add it to your biography? For example you might add

{{ Languages | en | fr-2 | ga-1 }}

to the top of your biography if you speak English natively, intermediate French and basic Irish, or you could use de-4 to specify near-native German or ru-1 for basic Russian, and so forth up to ten languages.

It really helps to know who speaks all the different languages used on WikiTree! If you only speak English, you're very welcome to use this text to make that clear:

{{ Languages | en }}

Thanks,

Karen

posted by Karen Lowe
I am a Worden decedent as well, so are we linked on WikiTree or not until i make a tree?
posted by Toni Moore
Thank you for cleaning up Edward Turner Worden's profile. I did make some updates as to the dates when my mother's family went to Iowa from New York, which was mentioned in my great-grandfather's obituary in 1985 (my great-grandfather was Claude Edward Worden).

"Aunt Ila" (aka Ida) was born in 1909 and my maternal grandfather, Melvin, was born in 1912. They stayed with Edward after their mother, Clarice, died in the Swine Flu Epidemic of 1919.

Other sources of my information also come from Edward & Kitty's family bible, which my oldest Worden uncle has.

Michael Goolsby Son of Mary Marie Worden (1946-2011) and Robert Sevier Goolsby

posted by Michael Goolsby
Hi, Bob!

Thank you for merging the Thomas Worden profiles. Now that the parents are merged, I've edited the profiles for the children. You may want to check them all out. There are a few additions and changes, all according to The History of Ogle County, Illinois, 1878.

Are you a Worden family relative? How come you don't have any family at all connected to your profile & family tree?

Jill

posted by Jill (Turkington) Lee
what New Jersey Worden's do you have 1780-1830? searching for family Silence Worden b 1790, Monmouth co., N.J.

I have marriage and all info from 1811 on.

posted by [Living Dunmire]
Hello! Thank you for your interest in Worden-134 but I'm confused why you changed his birth mother. His father's profile indicates it was Mary. Let me know what you've found and we'll work together on the profile. - Heather
posted by Heather Husted

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