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

John Cant

Male 1829 - 1917  (88 years)


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  • Name John Cant 
    Born 1829  Evanton, , Ross and Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth 26 Jun 1830  Evanton, , Ross and Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Christened 1 Aug 1830  Kiltearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Saddler 
    Religion 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Carriage Trimmer 
    Religion 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    United Presbyterian 
    Residence 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Pattern Maker 
    Occupation 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Book Keeper 
    Elected Office 1883  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Councillor - Galt 
    Elected Office 1887  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Councillor - Galt 
    Elected Office 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Councillor - Galt 
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Foundryman 
    Religion 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Presbyterian 
    Elected Office 1892  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Councillor - Waterloo County 
    Elected Office 1892  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Deputy Reeve - Galt 
    Elected Office 1893  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Councillor - Galt 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-103401 
    Died 8 Mar 1917  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    Cause: old age 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I103401  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Hugh Cant,   b. 1799, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1867, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Alison Thom,   b. 1801, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1879  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F6626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Veitch,   b. 1841, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1892, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Children 
     1. Agnes Cranston Cant,   b. 1863, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1945, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Hugh Alexander Cant,   b. 8 Jul 1862, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 83 years)
     3. Alison Thom Cant,   b. 30 Nov 1866, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1935, Nelson, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F26514  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1829 - Evanton, , Ross and Cromarty, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 26 Jun 1830 - Evanton, , Ross and Cromarty, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1 Aug 1830 - Kiltearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Saddler - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carriage Trimmer - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Presbyterian - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Sep 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pattern Maker - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Book Keeper - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Galt - 1883 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Galt - 1887 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Galt - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Foundryman - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo County - 1892 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reeve - Galt - 1892 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Galt - 1893 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 8 Mar 1917 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Cant b. Evanton, Scotland res: Galt Age: 31 born abt 1830 father: Hugh mother: Allison Thorn married Margaret Vietch Age:: 20 born abt 1841 b. Galt Spouse res: Galt father: John mother: Agnes Cranston married 25 Sep 1861 county: Waterloo

    2. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 73.

    3. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      John Cant/ born June 26, 1830/ died Mar. 8, 1917/ Margaret Veitch/ wife of John Cant/ died 1st August 1892/ aged 51 years/ Agnes C. Cant/ died 9th July 1945/ aged 81 years/ John/ infant son of/ Hugh A. & Maggie Cant/ died 17th June 1890/ Frank A./ died March 22, 1904/ aged 4 months

    4. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 3 Page 53.

    5. [S27] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Records, Parish registers for Kintail, 1776-1854 Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Kintail (Ross and Cromarty) film 990654.

    6. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Pg.35.

    7. [S1838] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1861, Galt 1861 Div. 5 Page 58.

    8. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 122.

    9. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate.
      John Cant Gender: Male Age: 87 Birth Date: abt 1830 Birth Place: Scotland Death Date: 8 Mar 1917 Death Place: Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death: Old Age #031364

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