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A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John Common[1, 2]

Male 1818 - Bef 1866  (< 47 years)


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  • Name John Common 
    Born 24 Apr 1818  Hobkirk, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1831  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1842  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-138263 
    Died Bef 1866 
    Person ID I138263  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Richard Common,   b. 16 May 1790, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1875, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Martha Miller,   b. 1790, , Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1874, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 25 May 1816  Bedrule, , Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F44296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Dixon,   b. Abt 1817, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1842  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Martha Common,   b. 23 Jan 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Richard Dixon Common,   b. CALC 8 Nov 1844, , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1878, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     3. Mary Common,   b. 15 Jun 1847, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1936, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     4. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Common,   b. 12 Dec 1849, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1939, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F41703  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1818 - Hobkirk, , Roxburgh, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1831 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1842 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Feb 1842 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      James Douglas b. North Dumfries res: North Dumfries Age: 22 born abt 1843 father: William Douglas mother: Mrs. William Douglas married Martha Common Age:: 22 born abt 1843 b. North Dumfries Spouse res: North Dumfries father: John Common married 28 Dec 1865 county: Waterloo

    2. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Gone/ but not/ forgotten/ in memory of/ Richd. D. Common/ only son of/ John Common/ died 8th May 1878/ aged 3(3) years/ Died and left his friends so dear,/ gone to Christ his chiefest joy

    3. [S1609] Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11790-4 , System Origin: Scotland-VR , GS Film number: 1067936 , Reference ID: 2:18BM360.
      John Common Christening Place: HOBKIRK, ROXBURGH, SCOTLAND Birth Date: 24 Apr 1818 Birthplace: Hobkirk, Roxburgh, Scotland Father's Name: Richard Common

    4. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In/ memory of/ Martha Miller/ wife of/ Richard Common/ died Sept. 16, 1874/ aged 82 years/ Richard Common Sr./ born May 16, 1790/ died Nov. 17, 1875/ Emigrated from/ Roxburghshire, Scotland/ in the year 1831

    5. [S507] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - First United Presbyterian.
      John Common Margaret Dixon Dumfries 25 Feb 1842

    6. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M11782-6 , System Origin: Scotland-ODM , GS Film number: 1067932.
      Name: Richard Common Spouse's Name: Martha Miller Event Date: 25 May 1816 Event Place: Bedrule,Roxburgh,Scotland