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

James Gourlay

Male 1875 - 1881  (6 years)


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  • Name James Gourlay 
    Born 17 Aug 1875  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Misfortune 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    carbolic acid poisoning. 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-103791 
    Died 6 Oct 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Pneumonia 1 week - Poisoning by Carbolic Acid ( 1 hour) 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I103791  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father William G. Gourlay,   b. 16 Apr 1849, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Nancy Anderson,   b. 19 Feb 1851, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F16899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father William Fulton Gourlay,   d. 19 Oct 1919, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Nancy Anderson,   d. 2 Jan 1932, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Jan 1874  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F270947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1875 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - carbolic acid poisoning. - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Pneumonia 1 week - Poisoning by Carbolic Acid ( 1 hour) - 6 Oct 1881 - 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. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 86.

    2. [S2490] aaa Vit - ON - Birth Registration, Birth Certificate 021428 (1875).
      Name:James Gourlay Date of Birth:17 Aug 1875 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:William Gourlay Mother's name:Nancy Gourlay

    3. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 018575 (1881).
      Name:James Gourlay Gender:Male Age:6 Religion:Presbyterian Birth Date:abt 1875 Birth Place:Galt, Ontario Death Date:7 Oct 1881 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death:Poisoning by Carbolie Aced

    4. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      [E] In loving memory of/ William F. GOURLAY/ died Oct. 19, 1919/ aged 70 years/ Nancy ANDERSON/ his wife/ died Jan. 2, 1932/ aged 79 years/ James-son-/ died Oct. 6, 1881-aged 6 years/ Guy Napier-son-/ died Oct. 23, 1887/ aged 1 year/ GOURLAY

    5. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 009918 (1874).
      Name:William Gourlay Age:25 Birth Year:abt 1849 Birth Place:Galt, Ontario Marriage Date:20 Jan 1874 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:James Gourlay Mother:Isabella Gourlay Spouse:Nancy Anderson

      Name:Nancy Anderson Age:23 Birth Year:abt 1851 Birth Place:Ayr, Ontario Marriage Date:20 Jan 1874 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Thomas Anderson Mother:Agnes Anderson Spouse:William Gourlay