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

David Gibson

Male 1816 - 1897  (81 years)


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  • Name David Gibson 
    Born 1816  St. Vigeans, Arbroath, , Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Free Church 
    Residence 1868  North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 20, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Presb. 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian Canada 
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Retired 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-111231 
    Died 7 Oct 1897  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8, 9
    Cause: Chronic Bronchitis (3 years) 
    Buried Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Person ID I111231  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Father Robert Gibson,   b. 1778, St. Vigeans, Arbroath, , Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1860, Usborne Twp., Huron Co., Ontario. Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Ann Dick,   b. 8 May 1784, Arbroath, , Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1865, Usborne Twp., Huron Co., Ontario. Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1805  St. Vigeans, Arbroath, , Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F43073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Jane Jamieson,   b. 1823, Loughborough Twp., Frontenac Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1893, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1846  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Gibson,   b. Aug 1846, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age ~ 95 years)
     2. Mary Jane Gibson,   b. CALC 19 Sep 1849, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1868, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years)
     3. Theron Gibson,   b. 1851, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Gibson,   b. 1854, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1942, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. Annabella Gibson,   b. 1856, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah Charlotte Gibson,   b. 1864, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F29231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David's farm was known as Bloomfield Farm located in North Dumfries Township.

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      In Memoriam "There'll be songs of greeting. And a joyful meeting when Jesus comes To gather His loved ones home." Died, At "Bloomfield Farm," North Dumfries, on Thursday, Oct. 7, at 6 A.M., David Gibson, In His 82nd Year. Funeral on Saturday afternoon, at 2: 30 o'clock, to Trinity Church Cemetery, Galt. [no year given - Tombstone: Oct 7, 1897]


      Funeral Card
      ________________________________

      DAVID GIBSON-DEAD
      He Passed Away This Morning At 6 O'Clock


      Mr. David Gibson, who for forty years or more had been a resident of North Dumfries, died at six o'clock this morning, at his home on the Cedar Creek Road. Mr. Gibson had been in poor health for about three years, the immediate cause of death, being bronchitis Mr. Gibson came to this country from Arbroath, near Dundee, Scotland, in 1834, the year of the cholera and settled In Beverly Township. He was married 51 years ago, to Miss Sarah Jane Jamieson, who died four years ago. He leaves a family of three daughters and two sons living, Theron In Toronto and Mrs. Ellis in the Northwest, the others at home. Mr. Gibson had always been very highly respected and was a member of Knox church. The funeral takes place at 2.30, on Saturday afternoon.

      The Weekly Reformer 14 Oct 1897 pg 4

  • Sources 
    1. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 7.

    2. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 10 Page 79.

    3. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 3.

    4. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 38.

    5. [S1024] Funeral Card - City of Cambridge Archives Funeral Card Collection, Funeral card of David Gibson.

    6. [S505] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Trinity Anglican (Galt) CC#4497 Internet Link .
      [West] David GIBSON/ Died/ Oct. 7, 1897,/ In his 82nd tear,/ Also his wife/ Sarah Jane JAMIESON/ Died Dec. 1st, 1893/ In her 71st year/ GIBSON/
      [North] Mary Jane/ Eldest dau. Of/ David & Sarah Jane GIBSON/ Died Aug. 24, 1868/ 19th year/ Do not weep for my sole/ In happy I am not/ Afraid to go, Jesus/ Loves me, yes I feel, that was settled/ Long ago/
      [South] In loving memory of/ Robert GIBSON/ 1847 -1942/ Fannie CAMPBELL/ His wife/ 1854 - 1934/

    7. [S2598] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Trinity Anglican Cemetery Internet Link.
      [West] David GIBSON/ Died/ Oct. 7, 1897,/ In his 82nd tear,/ Also his wife/ Sarah Jane JAMIESON/ Died Dec. 1st, 1893/ In her 71st year/ GIBSON/
      [North] Mary Jane/ Eldest dau. Of/ David & Sarah Jane GIBSON/ Died Aug. 24, 1868/ 19th year/ Do not weep for my sole/ In happy I am not/ Afraid to go, Jesus/ Loves me, yes I feel, that was settled/ Long ago/
      [South] In loving memory of/ Robert GIBSON/ 1847 -1942/ Fannie CAMPBELL/ His wife/ 1854 - 1934/

    8. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/92433691.

    9. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 025219 (1897).
      Name:David Gibson Gender:Male Age:81 Birth Date:abt 1816 Birth Place:Scotland Death Date:7 Oct 1897 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    10. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910.
      Name: Robert Gibson
      Spouse's Name: Ann Dick
      Event Date: 23 Jun 1805
      Event Place: Saint Vigeans,Angus,Scotland

      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M11319-2
      System Origin: Scotland-ODM
      GS Film number: 993505

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1816 - St. Vigeans, Arbroath, , Angus, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Nov 1846 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Church - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 20, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian Canada - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Chronic Bronchitis (3 years) - 7 Oct 1897 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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