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Thomas Edgar

Male 1823 - 1899  (75 years)


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  • Name Thomas Edgar 
    Born 13 Oct 1823  Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 26 Jul 1836  New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Possessions 1840  Lot 23, Concession 3, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Homestead 
    • Main farm was purchased 1840, passed to Alex Edgar 1880, passed to William G. Edgar 1918, passed to Alex M. Edgar 1953
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Free Church 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presbyterian 
    Residence 1888  North Dumfries Concession 09 Lot 33, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1891  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    C. Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-124972P 
    Died 20 Sep 1899  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10, 11
    Cause: Cause: Chronic Cystitis (18 months) 
    Buried 23 Sep 1899  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Person ID I124972  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Father James Edgar,   b. 1796, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Jean Douglas Wallace,   b. 16 May 1798, Mosside, AYR, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1884, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1821  Girvan, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F27332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marion Manson,   b. 6 Oct 1823, Ochiltree, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 9 May 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
     1. William Edgar,   b. 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F34606  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Hall,   b. 12 Nov 1831, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1898, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
     1. James Edgar,   b. 1852, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1916, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Marion Edgar,   b. 2 Mar 1856, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     3. John McKenzie Edgar,   b. CALC 24 May 1858, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
     4. Alexander Edgar,   b. 27 Apr 1860, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1940, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Agnes Elizabeth Edgar,   b. 28 Apr 1871, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1927, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F34608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In Memoriam Died In the Village of Ayr on Wednesday afternoon, September 20th, 1899, at 3 o'clock, Thomas Edgar, In his 76th year. The Funeral Will take place from his late residence Bute Street, on Saturday, September 23rd, at 2 o'clock, p.m., to Ayr Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances are cordially invited to attend.

      Waterloo Historical Society Death Notices Collection - photocopies

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Thomas Edgar/ 1823 - 1899/ his wife/ Marion Manson/ 1823 - 1853/ William son/ 1853 - 1854/ his wife/ Elizabeth Hall/ 1831 - 1898/ Marion daughter/ 1856 - 1864/ John Mckenzie son/ 1858 - 1864/ Edgar

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 67.

    3. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 7 Page 56.

    4. [S564] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1891, pg 28.

    5. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 72.

    6. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Thomas Edgar/ 1823 - 1899/ his wife/ Marion Manson/ 1823 - 1853/ William son/ 1853 - 1854/ his wife/ Elizabeth Hall/ 1831 - 1898/ Marion daughter/ 1856 - 1864/ John McKenzie son/ 1858 - 1864/ Edgar
      [Left/South] James Edgar/ 1852 - 1916/ Jessie Hope his wife/ 1856 - 1917/ Helen Anderson/ Feb. - Aug. 1881/ Marion Adella/ 1883 - 1884/ daughters/ Alexander Edgar/ 1860 - 1940/ Mary Gray his wife/ 1854 - 1925/ Mabel Grace daughter/ Feb. - Aug. 1886/ Elizabeth Hutchinson/ 1895-1975
      [Back/West] William Edgar/ 1835 - 1906/ his wife/ Kathryn Kirkwood Deans/ 1839 - 1916/ son/ Matthew Wallace/ 1867 - 1886/ daughter/ Mary/ 1873 - 1953/ Edgar
      [Right/North] James Edgar/ 1796 - 1873/ his wife/ Jean Douglas Wallace/ 1798 - 1884/ daughter/ Helen/ 1825 - 1839/ Edgar
      [A] Marion/ died 29 Dec./ 1853/ aged 31 Y'r
      [B] Marion/ died 12 Oct./ 1864/ aged 8 Y'rs/ 7 Mo
      [C] Mabel G./ died/ 27th Aug. 1886/ aged/ 6 Mos. 6 Ds
      [D] Thomas Edgar/ born/ Oct. 13, 1823/ died/ Sept. 20, 1899
      [E] Elizabeth Hall/ born/ Nov. 12, 1831/ died/ May 13, 1898
      [F] Ellen A./ died 31st Aug. 1881/ aged/ 7 months
      [G] William/ died 10th Aug./ 1854/ aged 8 Mo's.
      [H] John McKenzie/ died 24th Oct./ 1864/ aged 6 Y'rs 5 Mo's
      [I] M. Adella Edgar/ died 20th July/ 1884/ aged 1 Y'r 4 Mo. 3 D's
      [J] Jessie Hope/ 1856-1917
      [K] James Edgar/ 1852 - 1916
      [L] Elizabeth/ 1895 - 1975

    7. [S2480] New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [Ancestry.com], Arrival Date: 26 Jul 1836 Port of Departure: Greenock, Scotland Port of Arrival: New York, New York Ship Name: Glide.
      Jas Edgar Age: 40 - farmer
      Jean 39
      Thomas 12
      Hellen 11
      Elizabeth 9
      Ann 7
      Mary 6
      John 4
      Alex 2
      James 1
      Mrs. Wallace 64
      Sarah 35
      Helen 22

    8. [S1003] Property - ON, Waterloo - Century Farm Folder - Doon Heritage Crossroads collection, Application of Century Farm Designation - Hubert Yantzi.

    9. [S890] Funeral Card - - Waterloo Historical Society - photocopies, "funeral card of Lizzie Rutherford," 14 Nov 1888.

    10. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Thomas Edgar/ born/ Oct. 13, 1823/ died/ Sept. 20, 1899

    11. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: Thomas Edgar Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1823 Birth Place: Scotland Age at Death: 76 Death Date: 20 Sep 1899 Death Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    12. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910.
      MARRIAGE: 'James Edgar in the Parish of Girvan & Jean Wallace in this parish have given in their names for proclamation in order to their marriage July 28 1821'

      Film No. 1041339 Image 385

    13. [S507] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - First United Presbyterian.
      Thomas Edger married to Marion Manson Residence: Dumfries 09 May 1851 by License
      Source: Associate Presbyterian

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Oct 1823 - Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 26 Jul 1836 - New York City, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 May 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), 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 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1888 - North Dumfries Concession 09 Lot 33, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1891 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Chronic Cystitis (18 months) - 20 Sep 1899 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Sep 1899 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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