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

James Dryden

Male 1822 - 1894  (72 years)


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  • Name James Dryden 
    Born 22 Oct 1822  , Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Evangelical Union 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Evangelical Mission 
    Residence 1887  North Dumfries Concession 09 Lot 23, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Prebyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-122781 
    Died 8 Dec 1894  [1, 6
    Cause: Asthma (15 years) 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I122781  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Andrew Dryden,   b. 1775,   d. 1848, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Janet Cairns,   b. 1783, Hawick, Roxburghshire Co., Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1864, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1803  Wilton, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F17806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Swan,   b. 13 Mar 1828, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1888, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1846  Gore District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11
    Children 
     1. Mary Cairns Dryden,   b. 28 Apr 1838, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1946  (Age 107 years)
     2. Jared Dryden,   b. CALC 8 Nov 1847, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1887, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     3. Andrew Dryden,   b. 29 Jun 1849, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1922, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Janet Dryden,   b. 22 May 1851, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1929, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Robert Grieve Dryden,   b. 19 May 1853, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1938, Yorkton, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Jane Grieve "Jeanie" Dryden,   b. 30 Jun 1856, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1938, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Annie Dryden,   b. 5 Sep 1860, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1949, Lucknow, Kinloss Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. James Dryden,   b. 27 Feb 1863, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1935, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     9. Helen Burnett "Nellie" Dryden,   b. 4 Jun 1865, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1932, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     10. Eliza Cairns Dryden,   b. 10 Apr 1868, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1941, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     11. Jennie Dryden,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F32942  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Andrew Dryden/ died 1848/ aged 72 years/ Janet Cairns/ his wife/ died 1864/ aged 80 years/ James Dryden/ died Dec. 8, 1894/ aged 72 yrs. I mo. 16 ds./ native of Roxburghshire / Scotland/ Mary Swan/ beloved wife of/ James Dryden/ died 6th August 1888/ aged 60 years 4 mo's. 24 d's.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 38.

    3. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 3 Page 26.

    4. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 65.

    5. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 119.

    6. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate.
      James Dryden Gender: Male Age: 72 Religion: Methodist Episcopal Church Birth Date: abt 1822 Birth Place: Scotland Death Date: 8 Dec 1894 Death Place: Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death: Asthma #017798

    7. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 1, Pg. 19.

    8. [S890] Funeral Card - - Waterloo Historical Society - photocopies, "funeral card of Jared Dryden," 8 Nov 1887.

    9. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891.

    10. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910, Andrew Dryden and Janet Cairns, 21 Nov 1803; citing Wilton,Roxburgh,Scotland, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,067,954.
      Andrew Dryden Spouse's Name Janet Cairns Event Date 21 Nov 1803 Event Place Wilton, Roxburgh, Scotland

    11. [S12] Vit - ON, Gore - Gore District Marriage Register - Waterloo Entries.
      James Dryden Gender: Male Marriage Date: 31 Dec 1846 Marriage Place: Gore, Ontario, Canada Spouse: Mary Sivan

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Oct 1822 - , Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Dec 1846 - Gore District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., 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 MapsReligion - Evangelical Union - 1861 - 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 MapsReligion - 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 MapsReligion - Evangelical Mission - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887 - North Dumfries Concession 09 Lot 23, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Prebyterian - 1891 - 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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