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

Robert Distin

Male 1823 - 1854  (~ 31 years)


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  • Name Robert Distin 
    Born CA 1823  Of, Paris, Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Misfortune committed suicide 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-117634 
    Died 12 Sep 1854  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: suicide 
    Person ID I117634  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CA 1823 - Of, Paris, Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: suicide - 12 Sep 1854 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • A sawyer named Robert Distin, working at the Steam saw-mill of Messrs. Wylie & Dolman of Ayr, committed suicide, the 12 inst. He had only worked at the mill for 2 days, and was noticed as being quite dejected, the result of recent illness. The morning on which he destroyed himself, his was was delivered of twins, shortly after which, he went to a neighbour's house, and cut his throat. He lately worked at Simpson's Saw Mills, near Paris. Paris Star Newspaper.


      The Christian Guardian 4 Oct 1854 pg 205

  • Sources 
    1. [S1000] News - Christian Guardian - Death Notices from the Christian Guardian 1851-1860, Death Notice of Robert Distin pg 79.