Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Family: James Dryden / Mary Swan (F32942)

m. 31 Dec 1846


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  • Father | Male
    James Dryden

    Born  22 Oct 1822  , Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Dec 1894   
    Buried    Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  31 Dec 1846  [1, 2]  Gore District, Ontario  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Andrew Dryden | F17806 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Janet Cairns | F17806 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Mary Swan

    Born  13 Mar 1828  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Aug 1888  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Jared Swan | F28814 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Jane Grieve | F28814 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Mary Cairns Dryden

    Born  28 Apr 1838  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Jan 1946   
    Buried     
    Spouse  William Harper Taylor | F35846 
    Married  25 Dec 1889  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Jared Dryden

    Born  CALC 8 Nov 1847  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Nov 1887  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Margaret "Maggie" Struthers | F16548 
    Married  31 Dec 1872  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Andrew Dryden

    Born  29 Jun 1849  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Aug 1922  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Female
    Janet Dryden

    Born  22 May 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Nov 1929  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Taylor | F19407 
    Married  2 Oct 1872  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Robert Grieve Dryden

    Born  19 May 1853  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Mar 1938  Yorkton, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Female
    Jane Grieve "Jeanie" Dryden

    Born  30 Jun 1856  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Oct 1938  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Joseph Wrigley | F19034 
    Married  17 Jan 1877  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Annie Dryden

    Born  5 Sep 1860  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 May 1949  Lucknow, Kinloss Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Male
    James Dryden

    Born  27 Feb 1863  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  24 May 1863  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Feb 1935  Stanislaus, Tuolumne, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 9 | Female
    Helen Burnett "Nellie" Dryden

    Born  4 Jun 1865  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  1 Oct 1865  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Jan 1932  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  13 Jan 1932  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Female
    Eliza Cairns Dryden

    Born  10 Apr 1868  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  2 Aug 1868  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Feb 1941  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 11 | Female
    Jennie Dryden

    Born  1879  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 3 Page 26.

    2. [S12] Vit - ON, Gore - Gore District Marriage Register - Waterloo Entries.
      James Dryden Gender: Male Marriage Date: 31 Dec 1846 Marriage Place: Gore, Ontario, Canada Spouse: Mary Sivan