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Rev. John James[1]
Male 1825 - 1905


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  • Prefix  Rev. 
    Birth  14 Oct 1825  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Minister 
    Religion  1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    United Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-250232 
    Died  2 Jun 1905  Paris, Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Paris Cemetery, Paris, Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I250232  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Family  Agnes Craig,   b. 17 Jan 1828, , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1908 
    Children 
     1. Agnes James,   b. 1845, , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Robert James,   b. 1847, , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jane D. James,   b. 1849, , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. David James,   b. 1853, , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Edward James,   b. 1855, , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth James,   b. 1857, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary Craig James,   b. 5 Nov 1857, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F44580  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Galt PresbyterianUnited, Second Canada, and Melville Presbyterian Churches
      Begun: 1857 Closed: 1870

      Rev. John M. King, representing the United Presbyterian Church, arrived in Galt in the Fall of 1856. A new congregation was formed in January 1857. Rev. John Duff from Elora presided at the official organization of this new congregation (Presbytery of Wellington) on April 7, 1857; the congregation was said to number 135. The first church building was located at the corner of Metcalfe Street and the Blair Road; the first pastor was the Rev. John James, who was inducted as minister to the congregation on September 29, 1857.

  • Sources 
    1. [S575] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - United Presbyterian.
      Mary Craig James Born 05 Nov 1857 Galt Parents Rev. John James & Agnes Craig baptized 27 Dec 1857

    2. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 10 Page 74.

    3. [S2159] Cemetery - ON, Brant, Paris - Paris Cemetery.
      James, John, Rev., D. D., b. 14 Oct 1825, d. 2 Jun 1905, h/o Agnes James (Craig), born at Scotland

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 14 Oct 1825 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Minister - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Presbyterian - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jun 1905 - Paris, Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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