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John Anderson
Male 1853 - 1925


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  • Birth  11 Jan 1853  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Elected Office  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Councillor - Ayr 
    Occupation  1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Blacksmith 
    Religion  1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation  1891  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Blacksmith 
    Religion  1891  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation  1901  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Iron Blacksmith 
    Occupation  1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Blacksmith 
    Religion  1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    _FSFTID  9QRM-4PD 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-117145 
    Died  7 May 1925  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: Cause: Pernicious Anaemia (6 months) - General Sepsis (2 months) 
    Buried  9 May 1925  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I117145  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Nov 2018 

    Father  Thomas Anderson,   b. 1808,   d. 8 Apr 1859, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Agnes Hall,   b. 1820, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1871, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F41965  Group Sheet

    Family  Barbara A. Lambert,   b. 1 Feb 1852, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1914, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Apr 1873  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. William Lambert Anderson,   b. 15 Jan 1873, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1934, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Helen "Nellie" Anderson,   b. 27 Sep 1874, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947
     3. Agnes Jessie Anderson,   b. 21 Sep 1876, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1878, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Bessie Anderson,   b. 7 Dec 1877, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1878, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ethel Anderson,   b. 5 Jul 1882, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1962, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Dr. John Marshall "Marshall" Anderson,   b. 2 Feb 1891, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F15077  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Death of Native Son - Late John Anderson Resided Here For 73 Years

      There passed away on Thursday afternoon one of Ayr's most prominent citizens in the person of John Anderson, after an illness of fourteen weeks duration. Deceased was born 2 miles south of Ayr and had always resided in this community. He was a blacksmith by trade and for over forty years successfully conducted a shop in Ayr. He was known far and wide as a man of sterling qualities of heart and head and his patrons were always assured of a square deal. He was also well known in sporting circles, being an enthusiastic curler and bowler and many members of the fraternity in Western Ontario will learn with regret of his passing. Deceased took quite an interest in municipal affairs and at one time was a member of the village council. He was a Presbyterian in religion, being a member of Stanley Street Church, and latterly of Knox United. He was also a member of Dolman Lodge, I.O.O.F. His wife predeceased him ten years ago, while the following children survive: Mrs. George Ross, Alberta; Miss Ethel, at home; Dr. Marshall and William L., Galt. The funeral on Saturday afternoon was largely attended, many friends and acquaintances, including representatives of both Galt Curling Clubs, being present to pay their last respects. The floral tributes were numerous and beautiful, bearing mute testimony of the high esteem in which deceased was held. The services were conducted by Rev. J. W, Currie, while the following gentlemen acted as pallbearers: Messrs. Walter Nichol, Paris, Wm. Manson, Dr. Robertson, John Manson, Stephen Marshall and John Q. Reid.

      The Ayr News May 14 1925 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S326] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1901, Ayr (Village) A Page 14.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 18.

    3. [S1282] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1911, p 4.

    4. [S564] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1891, pg 34.

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/West] John Anderson/ Jan. 11, 1853 - May 7, 1925/ Barbara Lambert/ wife of John Anderson/ Feb. 1, 1852 - Nov. 4, 1914/ their daughters/ Bessie/ Jan. 4, 1878 - Sept. 6, 1878/ Agnes/ Sept. 10, 1876 - Sept. 17, 1878/ Anderson
      [Back/East] James Lambert/ 1826 - 1854/ his wife/ Helen/ 1825 - 1913/ John Lambert/ 1851 - 1911/ his wife Elizabeth Bunyan/ 1845 - 1880/ their dau. Mabel/ 1874 - 1874/ Lambert
      [Right/South] J. M. Anderson/ 1891 - 1956/ Scott, Galt

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: John Anderson Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1852 Birth Place: Ontario Age at Death: 73 Death Date: 7 May 1925 Death Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: John Anderson Age: 21 Birth Date: abt 1852 Birth Place: Dumfries Marriage Date: 11 Apr 1873 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Thomas Anderson Mother: Agnes Anderson Spouse: Barbara Lambert Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1852 Spouse Birth Place: Scotland Spouse Father: James Lambert Spouse Mother: Ellen Lambert

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 11 Jan 1853 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Ayr - - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Apr 1873 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1891 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presbyterian - 1891 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Iron Blacksmith - 1901 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Pernicious Anaemia (6 months) - General Sepsis (2 months) - 7 May 1925 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 May 1925 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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