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Robert Campbell
Male 1815 - 1878


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  • Birth  1815  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1852  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    shoemaker 
    • Staying with Walter Benn a shoemaker.
    Occupation  1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Shoemaker 
    Religion  1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    United Presbyterian 
    Occupation  1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Shoemaker 
    Religion  1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Presb. 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1878  House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-303589 
    Died  24 Nov 1878  House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: chronic dysentery 
    Buried  Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I303589  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Family  Jane,   b. 1830, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Robert Campbell,   b. 1853, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James Campbell,   b. 1856, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F228345  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Div 1 Pg 14.

    2. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 2 Page 5.

    3. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Page 39.

    4. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 4 No. 97.
      Robert Campbell Died: 24 Nov 1878 63 Cause: Was Dyssrephtis? & inclinded to trouble of liver since admission fore years ago. Got a bad fall during night in Nov & died within a week. Claimed and remarks: by sons Robert & John Campbell interred in Mt. Hope Cemetery of Berlin

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    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1815 - Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - shoemaker - 1852 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shoemaker - 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 MapsOccupation - Shoemaker - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1878 - House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: chronic dysentery - 24 Nov 1878 - House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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