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Robert Easton[1]

Male 1835 - 1902  (67 years)


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  • Name Robert Easton 
    Born 1 Jul 1835  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1866  Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-138316 
    Died 27 Jul 1902  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Cause: Cause: Acute Nephritis (2 years) 
    Buried Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I138316  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Alexander Easton,   b. 1784, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1867, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Jeannie Kyle,   b. 1793, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1874, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F39556  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Euphemia Watson Laidlaw,   b. 1841, Kintail, , Ross and Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1878, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1866  , Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Children 
     1. Andrew Laidlaw Easton,   b. CALC 4 Aug 1868, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1871, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
     2. Jean Kyle Easton,   b. 1869, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1951, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. John Robert Easton,   b. 2 Jun 1874, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1960, Simpson, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F38907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ROBERT EASTON, farmer, Township of South Dumfries, was born in Scotland, July 1, 1835, and is a son of Alex. and Jeanie Easton, also natives of Scotland. They emigrated to Canada in 1840, and settled on the farm, in South Dumfries Township, where Robert and his family are at present living, and there remained the rest of their days. The father was born in 1785, and died December 20, 1868; the mother was born in 1795, and died February 23, 1874. Mr. Easton Sr., was engaged in farming while in Brant County. Robert Easton, whose biography we write, was united in marriage, February 1, 1866, with Euphemia Laidlaw, who was a daughter of Andrew Laidlaw, and born in Scotland in December, 1842, and died October 7, 1878. She was a member along with her husband, of the Presbyterian Church. Their family consists of five children-Alexander, Jeanie K., Andrew L., John R. and Elizabeth A. Mr. Easton has engaged himself in agricultural work all his life, and has been very prosperous. he owns 200 acres of improved land, with solid buildings thereon, and is in generally comfortable circumstances.


      The history of the county of Brant, Ontario: containing a history of the county: its township, cities, towns, schools, J. H. Beers & Co. Warner, Beers & Co.

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      Died in Paris on Sabbath July 27 at 10:30 a. m. Robert Easton aged 67 year. The Funeral will take place on Tuesday, July 29th, at 2 p. m. from his late residence Banfield Street to the Ayr Cemetery.

      Funeral Card

  • Sources 
    1. [S890] Funeral Card - - Waterloo Historical Society - photocopies, "funeral card of Euphemia Watson Easton," 9 Oct 1878.

    2. [S58] Vit - ON, Oxford - Oxford County Marriage Register 1858-1869.
      Robert Easton Birth Place: Scotland Village Residence: Dumfries Township Age: 29 Estimated birth year: abt 1837 Father Name: Alexander Mother Name: Jane Kyle Spouse Name: Euphonia Ludlans Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Birth Place: Scotland Village Spouse residence: Blenheim Spouse Father Name: Andrew Ludlans Spouse Mother Name: Eliza Ludlans Marriage Date: 1 Feb 1866 Marriage County: Oxford

    3. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Robert Easton/ died/ July 27, 1902/ aged 67 years/ E. W. Laidlaw/ wife of/ Robert Easton/ died/ Oct. 9, 1878/ aged 36 Yrs/ Andrew L. / son of the Above/ died/ Feb. 4, 1871/ aged 2 Yrs

    4. [S1533] Book - The History of the County of Brant, Ontario, Biography of Robert Easton: 659-660.

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Alexander Easton/ died/ Dec. 20, 1867/ aged 83 Yrs/ Jeannie Kyle/ wife of the Above/ died/ Feb. 23, 1874/ aged 80 Yrs/ William Easton/ died/ July 31, 1883/ aged 60 Y'rs
      [Left/South] Robert Easton/ died/ July 27, 1902/ aged 67 years/ E. W. Laidlaw/ wife of/ Robert Easton/ died/ Oct. 9, 1878/ aged 36 Yrs/ Andrew L./ son of the Above/ died/ Feb. 4, 1871/ aged 2 Yrs
      [Back/West] Annie S. Easton/ died/ June 19, 1926/ aged 92 years/ Alexander Easton/ died/ Sept. 19, 1934/ aged 67 Yrs.
      [Right/North] Andrew Easton/ died/ Oct. 5, 1891/ aged 67 Yrs/ George Easton/ died/ Apr. 18, 1858/ aged 30 Yrs/ Jane Gladstone/ died/ Aug. 5, 1854/ aged 6 Yrs/ Easton. (note: Jane's Last Name Is Gladstone, not Easton)

    6. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: Robert Easton Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1835 Birth Place: Scotland Age at Death: 67 Death Date: 27 Jul 1902 Death Place: Brant, Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jul 1835 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Feb 1866 - , Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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