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Alexander Adair[1]
Male 1811 - 1871


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  • Birth  1811  , Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1839  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation  1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Religion  1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Land  1861  North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 04, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Land  1861  North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 05, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation  1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion  1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Directory  1864  North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 04, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-161186P 
    Died  15 Oct 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cause: Inflammation 
    Buried  Pioneer Pergola Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I161186  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Family 1  Agnes McNeil,   b. 1816, Draswalt, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1846 
    Married  1 Mar 1839  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Margaret Adair,   b. 1841, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John McNeil Adair,   b. 29 Aug 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1923, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Agnes Adair,   b. Oct 1845, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1846
     4. Jean Adair,   b. 15 Dec 1849, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F8745  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Margaret Young,   b. 1811, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  26 Jun 1849  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
     1. Robert Gib,   b. 1849, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F40239  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • In East Dumfries, on Sabbath afternoon, the 15th inst., Mr. Alexander Adair, aged 60 years. Mr. Adair was a native of Wigtownshire, Scotland, and emigrated to this section of Canada about 40 years ago, where he since resided.1a

      1aGalt Reporter Oct 20 1871 pg 2.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Adair Born: Dumfries Res: Dumfries Age: 24 Father: Alexander Mother: Agnes McNeil Born: 1843 Spouse: Elizabeth Keachie Age: 23 born: Beverly Township Res: Beverly Township Born: 1844 Father: James B. Mother: Mary McKenzie married 14 Jun 1867

    2. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 1, Pg. 9.

    3. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 8 Page 61.

    4. [S507] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - First United Presbyterian.
      Alexander Adair, married Agnes McNeill, Both of Dumfries. 1 Mar. 1839, Dumfries. Witnesses James Scott and Thomas Moffat.

    5. [S498] Map - Tremaine's 1861 Map of Waterloo County.
      Alex Adair Conc. X Lots 4/5

    6. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864, pg 22.
      Alexander Adair, North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 4, freeholder

    7. [S793] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), "death notice of Alexander Adair," 20 Oct 1871, p. 2..

    8. [S906] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Alexander MacGregor Marriage Records.

    9. [S798] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Associate Presbyterian (First United).

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1811 - , Wigtonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1839 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jun 1849 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1861 - North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 04, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1861 - North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 05, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1864 - North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 04, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Inflammation - 15 Oct 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pioneer Pergola Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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