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Dr. Thomas Swan[1]
Male 1842 - 1887


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  • Prefix  Dr. 
    Birth  1842  Edinburgh, , Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Historic Building  152 Guelph Ave., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    2 story large stone house 
    • Large 2 story stone house built by Jacob Hespeler. Sold to his daughter Lissie Bowlby in 1870 for $1. Sold to Andrew Simpson post master in 1877. Sold to Robert and Henry Swan merchants in 1877 who sold in 1888.
    Occupation  1871  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Physician and Surgeon 
    Occupation  1873  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    doctor 
    Residence  1873  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-29367 
    Died  6 Jul 1887  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I29367  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Jan 2019 

    Father  Thomas Swan,   b. Abt 1815, Of, Edinburgh, , Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1815, Of, Edinburgh, , Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F7722  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Ann Devitt,   b. 1846, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  12 Dec 1873  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID  F7721  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • In 1871 Dr. Thomas Swan started practise in a house that then stood immediately back of the Dominion Bank Building. Later he built a white frame house on the site of the present Post Office and there he lived and had his office until he died in 1886 at an early age


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  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 18 Dec 1873.
      12 Dec 1873 By Pastor Wurster in Preston, Thomas Swan, D.M., was married to Mary Ann Devitt, both of Hespeler.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012798-73 Mary Ann Devitt and Thomas Swan.
      Thomas SWAN, 30, doctor, Edinburgh Scotland, Hespeler Village, s/o Thomas & Elizabeth married Mary Ann DEVITT, 26, New Hamburg, Hespeler Village, d/o James & Salome, witn: Christian & Caroline WURSTER both of Preston, 12 December 1873 in Presto

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 21 Jul 1887 Death Notice Dr. Thomas Swan.
      06 Jul 1887 Dr. Thomas Swan died in Hespeler at age of 44 years.

    4. [S508] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1871, Page 39.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1842 - Edinburgh, , Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - 2 story large stone house - - 152 Guelph Ave., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Physician and Surgeon - 1871 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - doctor - 1873 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1873 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Dec 1873 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jul 1887 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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