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William Hill Davidson

Male 1868 - 1916  (47 years)


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  • Name William Hill Davidson 
    Born 24 Jun 1868  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Christened 6 Sep 1868  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Phoenix, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    hotel manager - Dominion Hotel 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  Slocan, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Silver Miner 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-120585 
    Died 14 Feb 1916  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Cause: cancer of liver (some months), exhausion (coming on for weeks) 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I120585  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father James B. Davidson,   b. Nov 1832, Boise?, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1918  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Mother Jane Connon,   b. 20 Aug 1836, Ellon, , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1912, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1863  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F33781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Grace McKay,   b. 25 Apr 1873, Glasgow, , Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1964  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1893  Union, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. James Bowman Davidson,   b. 21 Sep 1894, Cumberland, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jane Winifred "Jessie" Davidson,   b. 3 Jun 1900, North Port, , Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F52048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 15.

    2. [S575] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - United Presbyterian.
      William Hill Davidson Born Galt Parents James Davidson & Jane Cotton baptized 06 Sep 1868

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21905 (1923), Beattie-Davidson.
      William Osborne Beattie, 24, Automobile Mechanic, b. Grey Co., res. 91 East St. Galt, son of James Beattie (born. Grey Co.) and Clara Osborne married Jessie Winifred Davidson, 23, Nurse, b. North Port Washington U.S.A., res. 35 West Main St. S. Galt, daughter of William Davidson (born. Galt) and Grace McKay, Witnessed by: Dorothy Pevoy and B. Loth both of Kitchener, 25 October 1923 in Kitchener.

    4. [S2376] British Columia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932, Wm Hill Davidson and Grace Mckay, 15 Nov 1893; citing , British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11381, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,709.

    5. [S2434] Census - Canada - 1901, Census Place: Kootenay (West/Ouest), (Slocan Riding/Division Slocan), Yale & Cariboo, British Columbia; Page: 10; Family No: 129.
      Wm. H. Davidson 24 Jun 1867 Ontario - Silver Miner
      Grace 25 Apr 1873 Scotland
      James 21 Sep 1894 British Columbia
      Jessie 3 jun 1900 United States

    6. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      William H. Davidson/ died Feb. 14, 1916/ in his 49th year/ his wife/ Grace Mackay/ died Aug. 6, 1964/ in her 91st year/ Davidson [
      A] Mother [B] William Osborne/ Beattie/ 1897-1979

    7. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 34282 (1916), William Hill Davidson.
      William Hill Davidson d. 14 Feb 1916 Galt, aged 49, b. Canada, cause: cancer of liver (some months), exhausion (coming on for weeks)

    8. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      James B. Davidson b. Boise?, Scotland res: North Dumfries Age: 27 born abt 1836 father: James mother: Janet Bowman married Jane Connon Age:: 20 born abt 1843 b. Scotland Spouse res: Galt father: James mother: Mary Riddall married 16 Feb 1863 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jun 1868 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 6 Sep 1868 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - hotel manager - Dominion Hotel - - Phoenix, British Columbia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presbyterian - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Nov 1893 - Union, British Columbia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Silver Miner - 1901 - Slocan, British Columbia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cancer of liver (some months), exhausion (coming on for weeks) - 14 Feb 1916 - 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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