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Thomas Chisholm 

Thomas Chisholm[1]

Male 1820 - 1898

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  • Birth  1820  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Elected Office  1854  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Councillor - North Dumfries 
    Elected Office  1854  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Councillor - Waterloo County 
    Elected Office  1856  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Deputy Reeve - North Dumfries 
    Elected Office  1860  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Reeve - North Dumfries 
    Elected Office  1861  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Councillor - Waterloo County 
    Elected Office  1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Deputy Reeve - North Dumfries 
    Land  1861  North Dumfries Concession 08 Lot 22, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Land  1861  North Dumfries Concession 08 Lot 23, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Elected Office  1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Warden for the County of Waterloo 
    Occupation  1864  Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    magistrate 
    Occupation  1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion  1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation  1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion  1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation  1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Scotland 
    Religion  1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Presbyterian 
    Died  26 Nov 1898  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: cancer of the rectum 
    Hall of Fame - Waterloo Region  Bef 2012  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Land  North Dumfries Concession 08 Lot 22, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-97142P 
    Buried  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I97142  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Aug 2017 

    Family  Margaret Sudden,   b. 6 Apr 1830, , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1916, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  CALC 1848  [5
    Children 
     1. Chisholm
     2. Andrew Chisholm,   b. 10 Mar 1855, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jane Chisholm,   b. 1856, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Annie Chisholm,   b. 19 Nov 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. James Chisholm,   b. 1862, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Margaret "Maggie" Chisholm,   b. 10 Nov 1864, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary Chisholm,   b. 18 Aug 1866, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Robert Chisholm,   b. 16 Oct 1868, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1938, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. William A. Chisholm,   b. Dec 1870, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Thomas Chisholm,   b. 5 Feb 1874, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F25065  Group Sheet

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    Thomas Chisholm
    Thomas Chisholm

  • Notes 
    • Thomas Chisholm was born in Melrose, Roxboroughshire, Scotland and arrived with his famiy in 1831 at the age of 10. He served on the North Dumfries Council and was reeve. He served on the Waterloo County Council and was also reeve and warden there. He was director of the South Waterloo Agricultural Sociey and the North Dumfries and South Waterloo Fire Insurance Co.1a

      1aCambridge Mosiac, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [abbreviated snippet from original text in book]

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      Thomas Chisholm was born in Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland in 1822 and immigrated to Upper Canada with his parents in 1832. The family settled in North Dumfries Township, Waterloo County.

      Chisholm was a member of the third council of the Township of Dumfries. He served as Deputy Reeve of the Township in 1854-55, Reeve of the Township in 1856-59, a councillor in 1860, returning again as Reeve from 1862-64. He was elected Warden of Waterloo County in 1862. Later he became an Assessor, retiring in 1885.

      He was a Director of the South Waterloo Agriculture Society, on the Board of Directors of the North Dumfries and South Wellington Fire Insurance Company, and a member of the Wrigley's Corners School Board.2a

      2aWaterloo Region Hall of Fame

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Anne Chisholm Born: North Dumfries Age: 26 Born: abt 1859 Father: Thomas Chisholm Mother: Margaret Sudden Spouse: William D. Cowan Age: 30 Born: abt 1855 born: North Dumfries Father: William Cowan Mother: Margaret Davidson married 11 Feb 1885 married: Waterloo, North Dumfries

    2. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In memory of / Thomas Chisholm / died / Nov.26,1898 / aged 77 years / Margaret Sudden / his wife / died July 25th / 1916 / in her 87th year / Chisholm

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Thomas Chisholm d. 26 Nov 1898 North Dumfries, aged 76y, b. Scotland, cause: cancer of the rectum

    4. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 60.

    5. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 5.

    6. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 80.

    7. [S1450] Waterloo County Councillors A Collective Biography.

    8. [S498] Map - Tremaine's 1861 Map of Waterloo County.

    9. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864.

    10. [S220] Waterloo Region Hall of Fame Waterloo Region Hall of Fame.

    11. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 95.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1820 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - North Dumfries - 1854 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo County - 1854 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reeve - North Dumfries - 1856 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve - North Dumfries - 1860 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo County - 1861 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reeve - North Dumfries - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1861 - North Dumfries Concession 08 Lot 22, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1861 - North Dumfries Concession 08 Lot 23, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Warden for the County of Waterloo - 1864 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - magistrate - 1864 - Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Scotland - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cancer of the rectum - 26 Nov 1898 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHall of Fame - Waterloo Region - Bef 2012 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - - North Dumfries Concession 08 Lot 22, 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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