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Alexander Mathison

Alexander Mathison[1]

Male 1822 - 1889  (66 years)

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  • Name Alexander Mathison 
    Born 26 Nov 1822  Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Name Alex Mathison 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Carpenter 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Evangelical Union 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Carpenter and Builder 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Carpenter 
    Alexander Mathison - Builder and Carpenter - Ayr, Ontario
    Alexander Mathison - Builder and Carpenter - Ayr, Ontario
    1878 Waterloo County Directory
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-126422 
    Died 8 Jun 1889  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 9
    Cause: Cause: Cerebral Effusion (12 hours) 
    Buried Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7
    Person ID I126422  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2024 

    Father John Mathison,   b. 4 Oct 1794, Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1867, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Agnes "Nancy" Cunningham,   b. 16 Dec 1803, , Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1883, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1821  Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F33672  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabella Reid,   b. 1825, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1896, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Mathison,   b. CALC 7 Feb 1848, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1849  (Age ~ 1 years)
     2. John Mathison,   b. CALC 17 Oct 1849, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1851  (Age ~ 2 years)
     3. John Mathison, II,   b. CALC 20 Oct 1849, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1850  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Agnes Cunningham Mathison,   b. CALC 18 Oct 1852, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1853  (Age ~ 0 years)
     5. Arabella Victoria Mathison,   b. 2 Jul 1856, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Arabella Mathieson,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Jane Franklin Mathison,   b. 9 Jul 1857, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Alexander Mathison,   b. CALC 29 May 1859, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1859  (Age ~ 0 years)
     9. Jamima Mathison,   b. CALC 23 Mar 1861, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1862  (Age ~ 0 years)
     10. Mary A. Mathison,   b. CALC 22 Apr 1863, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1863  (Age ~ 0 years)
     11. Charlotte Mathison,   b. CALC 7 May 1864, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1865  (Age ~ 1 years)
     12. Jessie Mathieson,   b. 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Jessie Young Mathison,   b. 11 Jul 1869, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1940, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2024 
    Family ID F32156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died, In Ayr, on Saturday morning, June 8th, 1889, at 10 o'clock, Alex. Mathison, Aged 66 Years, 6 Months & 13 Days. The Funeral Will take place on Monday, 10th inst., at 4 o'clock p.m., from his late residence, Piper St., to the New Cemetery, Ayr. Friends and acquaintances respectfully invited to attend. Ayr, June 8th, 1889.

      Waterloo Historical Society Death Notices Collection - photocopies

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Alex Dodds Born: Scotland Age: 23 Father: Henry Dodds Mother: Alice McRay Born: abt 1868 Spouse: Jessie Young Mathison Age: 22 born: Ayr Ont Father: Alexander Mathison Mother: Isabel Reid married 9 Nov 1891 married: Waterloo , Ayr

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 42.

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Mathison/ Alex Mathison/ died June 8, 1889/ In his 67th year,/ also his wife/ Isabella R[eid?]/ died Aug. 9th, 1896/ In Her 71st year/ Jeannie Dodds/ died Sept. 7th 1894/ aged 1 Yr & 8 Mos

    4. [S890] Funeral Card - - Waterloo Historical Society - photocopies, "funeral card of Alex. Mathison," 8 Jun 1889.

    5. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 2 Page 18.

    6. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 71.

    7. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Mathison/ Alex Mathison/ died June 8, 1889/ In his 67th year,/ also his wife/ Isabella Reid/ died Aug. 9th, 1896/ In Her 71st year/ Jeannie Dodds/ died Sept. 7th 1894/ aged 1 Yr & 8 Mos

    8. [S1609] Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950.
      Name: Alexander Mathison
      Sex: Male
      Father's Name: John Mathison
      Father's Sex: Male
      Mother's Name: Nancy Cunningham
      Mother's Sex: Female
      Event Type: Birth
      Event Date: 26 Nov 1822
      Event Place: Yarrow, Selkirkshire, Scotland
      Event Place (Original): Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland

    9. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: Alexander Mathison Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1823 Birth Place: Scotland Age at Death: 66 Death Date: 8 Jun 1889 Death Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    10. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910, Scotland Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M11779-4 System Origin: Scotland-ODM GS Film number: 1067929.
      Name: John Mathison Spouse's Name: Agnes Cunningham Event Date: 04 Nov 1821 Event Place: Yarrow,Selkirk,

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Nov 1822 - Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical Union - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter and Builder - 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 - Carpenter - 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 MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Cerebral Effusion (12 hours) - 8 Jun 1889 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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