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Colin Robert Kennedy

Male 1861 - 1919  (58 years)


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  • Name Colin Robert Kennedy 
    Born 26 Jul 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Christened 4 May 1862  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Name Robert Kennedy 
    Residence 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Church of Scotland 
    Occupation 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Hardware 
    Residence 1911  2834 Spruce St., Vancouver, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-136719 
    Died 9 Aug 1919  Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I136719  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father Angus Kennedy,   b. 10 Apr 1828, Islay, Argyleshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1884, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Margaret McGillivary,   b. 10 Aug 1835, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1906, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F16178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Helena Farr,   b. 9 Sep 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1957, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Children 
     1. Hugh Angus Kennedy,   b. 3 May 1889, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1917, Wimereux, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. Charles Kennedy,   b. 2 Oct 1891, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Robert Kennedy,   b. 7 Jun 1893, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Lillian Kennedy,   b. 27 May 1896, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Colin Kennedy,   b. 21 Mar 1898, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F15761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In 1891 Colin Kennedy was living with his family in the town of Galt in Waterloo County, Ontario. The family consisted of Colin Kennedy 29 a machinist, Lulu 21 and Hugh 2. They were noted as belonging to the Canadian Presbyterian Church.

      In 1901 Colin Kennedy was living with his family in Galt, Waterloo County, Ontario. The family was recorded as Colin Kennedy 40 working in hardware for 8 months and earned $600, Lulu 31, Hugh 14 attended school for 9 months, Charles 9 attended school for 9 months, Robert 7 attended school for 9 months, Lillian 4 and Colin 3. The family all belonged to the Church of England.

      In 1911 Colin Kennedy and his family were living at 2834 Spruce Street in Vancouver, British Columbia. The family was recorded as Colin Kennedy 50 a manager and a Presbyterian, Lulu 43 a member of the Church of England as were her children, Hugh 22 a traveller for a machinery company who worked 45 hour weeks for 52 weeks to earn $1000, Charles 19 a foreman for a machinery company that worked 50 hour weeks for 52 weeks to earn $950, Robbie 18 a bookkeeper for a machinery company who worked 50 hour weeks for 52 weeks to earn $1000, Lillian 15 attended school for 9 months, Colin 13 attended school for 9 months and Leon Duck 17 a cook for a private family who was from China. Note: Some birth dates and some ages given were incorrect in the census.

      Colin Robert Kennedy died on 9 August 1919 in Vancouver, B.C.
      Louisa Helena Farr died on 28 December 1957 in Vancouver, B.C.

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-3 Page 6.

    2. [S29] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - St. Andrews Presbyerian.
      Colin Robert Campell Kennedy Born 26 Jul 1861 Parents Angus Kennedy & Margaret McGillivray baptized 04 May 1862

    3. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 4.

    4. [S500] Vit - British Columbia - Death Registration, 1919-09-250393 Film 1927143.
      Colin Robert C Kennedy d 1919 8 9, aged 58, Vancouver

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jul 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 4 May 1862 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of Scotland - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Hardware - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - 2834 Spruce St., Vancouver, British Columbia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Aug 1919 - Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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