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John Cant
Male 1829 - 1917


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  • Birth  1829  Evanton, , Ross and Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth  26 Jun 1830  Evanton, , Ross and Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Christened  1 Aug 1830  Kiltearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Saddler 
    Religion  1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation  1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Carriage Trimmer 
    Religion  1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    United Presbyterian 
    Residence  1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Pattern Maker 
    Occupation  1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Book Keeper 
    Elected Office  1883  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Councillor - Galt 
    Elected Office  1887  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Councillor - Galt 
    Elected Office  1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Councillor - Galt 
    Occupation  1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Foundryman 
    Religion  1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Presbyterian 
    Elected Office  1892  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Councillor - Waterloo County 
    Elected Office  1892  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Deputy Reeve - Galt 
    Elected Office  1893  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Councillor - Galt 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-103401 
    Died  8 Mar 1917  [3
    Buried  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I103401  Generations
    Last Modified  7 Dec 2017 

    Father  Hugh Cant,   b. 1799, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1867, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Alison Thom,   b. 1801, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1879 
    Family ID  F6626  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Margaret Veitch,   b. 1841, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1892, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Sep 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Agnes C. Cant,   b. 1863, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1945
     2. Hugh Alexander Cant,   b. 8 Jul 1863, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alison Thom Cant,   b. 1866, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F26514  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Margaret Veitch,   b. 1841, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Sep 1861  [8
    Children 
     1. Agnes Cant,   b. 1863, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F246778  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Cant b. Evanton, Scotland res: Galt Age: 31 born abt 1830 father: Hugh mother: Allison Thorn married Margaret Vietch Age:: 20 born abt 1841 b. Galt Spouse res: Galt father: John mother: Agnes Cranston married 25 Sep 1861 county: Waterloo

    2. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 73.

    3. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      John Cant/ born June 26, 1830/ died Mar. 8, 1917/ Margaret Veitch/ wife of John Cant/ died 1st August 1892/ aged 51 years/ Agnes C. Cant/ died 9th July 1945/ aged 81 years/ John/ infant son of/ Hugh A. & Maggie Cant/ died 17th June 1890/ Frank A./ died March 22, 1904/ aged 4 months

    4. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 3 Page 53.

    5. [S27] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Records, Parish registers for Kintail, 1776-1854 Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Kintail (Ross and Cromarty) film 990654.

    6. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Pg.35.

    7. [S1838] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1861, Galt 1861 Div. 5 Page 58.

    8. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 122.

    9. [S1450] Waterloo County Councillors A Collective Biography.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1829 - Evanton, , Ross and Cromarty, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 26 Jun 1830 - Evanton, , Ross and Cromarty, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Saddler - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carriage Trimmer - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Presbyterian - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Sep 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pattern Maker - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Book Keeper - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Galt - 1883 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Galt - 1887 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Galt - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Foundryman - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo County - 1892 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reeve - Galt - 1892 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Galt - 1893 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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