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James Ainslie
Male 1821 - 1873


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  • Birth  9 Jan 1821  Haddington, , East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1847  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation  1852  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    printer 
    Residence  1857  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation  1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Printer 
    Religion  1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Free Church 
    Occupation  1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Agent 
    Religion  1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-95906 
    Died  29 Dec 1873  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I95906  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  Alexander Ainslie,   b. Abt 1780, of, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Margaret Weir,   b. Abt 1780, of, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F19741  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret McIntosh,   b. 22 Jan 1822, , Nairn, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1909 
    Married  9 Jan 1847  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Children 
     1. Margaret Ainslie,   b. 5 Dec 1849, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1851, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jane Ann Ainslie,   b. 22 Feb 1852, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1911
     3. Eliza Ainslie,   b. 21 Jun 1852, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1853, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Margaret Wier Ainslie,   b. 21 Feb 1854, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1888, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Alexander James Ainslie,   b. 30 Jan 1856, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1860, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Devina Ainslie,   b. 1860, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. David Ainslie,   b. 1860, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F16092  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • James Ainslie was the co-founder of the Galt Report Newspaper in 1846 along with Peter Jaffray. James left the paper in 1849 partial due to political beliefs he founded a separate paper called the Dumfries Reformer. He sold the paper in 1853 to James Young.

  • Sources 
    1. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Div 1 Pg 12.
      James AINSLIE Printer Scotland Presbyterian 33
      Margaret AINSLIE Scotland Presbyterian 30
      Jane Ann AINSLIE Upper Canada Presbyterian 2
      Barbara GUNN Spinster Scotland Presbyterian 14 not a member of the family

    2. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In loving memory of/ James Ainslie/ born in Beghic (Begbic?) Haddinstonshire/ Scotland/ Jan 9,1821/ died at Galt/ Dec.29,1873/ Margaret McIntosh/ his wife/ born Jan.22,1822/ died Oct.15,1909/ A native of Narinshire Scotland

    3. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 1.

    4. [S1838] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1861, Galt 1861 Div. 1 Page 12.

    5. [S798] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Associate Presbyterian (First United).
      James Ainslie of Dumfries married 9 Jan 1847 by license to Margaret McIntosh of Dumfries

    6. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Div 1 Pg 12.

    7. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 25 Nov 1857.
      Ainslie, Mrs Christina 18 Oct 1857 Relict late Archibald Ainslie, of Preston, East Lothian. Aunt of Adam & James Ainslie, of Galt. Died at 48 Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.

    8. [S1086] News - ON, Wellington, Guelph - Guelph Advertiser, 22 Jan 1847..
      Married on Saturday, the 9th of January by the Rev. James Strang, Mr. James Ainslie of Galt to Miss Margaret of Dumfries.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 9 Jan 1821 - Haddington, , East Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1847 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Jan 1847 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - printer - 1852 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1857 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Printer - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Church - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agent - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presbyterian - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Dec 1873 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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