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James L. Robertson

Male Cal 1818 - 1893  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name James L. Robertson 
    Born CALC 17 Feb 1818  Dallas, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1844  Midmar, Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Labourer 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Church of Scotland 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Quarryman 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Church of Scotland 
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Foundryman 
    Religion 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-105986 
    Died 7 Oct 1893  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: Tuberculosis 
    Person ID I105986  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Family Margaret Robertson Sherriffs,   b. 13 Jul 1826, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1913, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1844  Midmar, Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. James Sherriffs Robertson,   b. 14 Mar 1844, Midmar, Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1872, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. John Henry Robertson,   b. 2 Jul 1849, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margaret Robertson,   b. 20 Sep 1851, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1866, Mill Creek (North Dumfries Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     4. William Robertson,   b. 2 Apr 1853, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1869, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     5. Mary Robertson,   b. 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Alexander Robertson,   b. 1857, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1874, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     7. Jessie Robertson,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. George Lewis "Lewis" Robertson,   b. 1 May 1860, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 87 years)
     9. Isabella Gallen Robertson,   b. 23 Aug 1863, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1962, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     10. Richard Charles Robertson,   b. 26 Jun 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1928, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     11. Margaret Robertson,   b. 22 Apr 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1889, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     12. Robert Edward Robertson,   b. 31 May 1869, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1938  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F246493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • THE LATE JAS. ROBERTSON

      There died in Galt, on Saturday last, Mr. Jas. Robertson, at the advanced age of 75 years, 7 months and 20 days. Deceased was born in Dallas, Murrayshire, Scotland in 1818 and came to Canada, along with his wife and one child in 1845. He settled along Mill Creek, about three miles from Galt, where he worked at quarrying for a long time. About 13 years ago, he secured employment with Messrs. Goldie & McCulloch, where he has ever since worked. Deceased was a staunch member of old St. Andrew's church. He was the father of a family of 9 sons and 6 daughters, four of whom survive him, viz., Mrs. John McKenzie of Georgetown, Louis and Roht. of Gait and Richard of Freelton. The funeral took place from his late residerice, Glebe street and was attended by a large number of sorrowing friends and relations.

      The Weekly Reformer 13 Oct 1893 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 2.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 51.

    3. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 78.

    4. [S1609] Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, FHL microfilm 993,344.
      James Shirreffs Robertson
      GenderMale
      Christening Date18 Mar 1844
      Christening PlaceMIDMAR,ABERDEEN,SCOTLAND
      Birth Date14 Mar 1844
      Father's NameJames Robertson
      Mother's NameMargaret Robertson Shirreffs

    5. [S2181] Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910, FHL microfilm 993,344.
      James Robertson
      Spouse's NameMargaret Robertson Shirreffs
      Event Date14 Apr 1844
      Event PlaceMidmar,Aberdeen,Scotland

    6. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 017759 (1893).
      Name:James Robertson Gender:Male Age:75 Birth Date:abt 1818 Birth Place:Scotland Death Date:7 Oct 1893 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death:General Tuberculosis

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 17 Feb 1818 - Dallas, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1844 - Midmar, Aberdeen, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Apr 1844 - Midmar, Aberdeen, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of Scotland - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Quarryman - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of Scotland - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., 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 MapsDied - Cause: Tuberculosis - 7 Oct 1893 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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