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Alexander Kay

Male 1830 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Alexander Kay 
    Born CA 1830 
    Gender Male 
    Business Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alex. Kay Photographer 
    Alexander Kay
    Alexander Kay
    Ayr, Ontario, Canada - about 1861 - Ray Ruddy Collection
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-141078 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I141078  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

  • Notes 
    • To: the Gladstone family
      From: John Wyllie
      Date: Ayr 11 March 73
      Envelope: Mr William C. Gladstone/ Union Grove P.O./ Gentry Co./
      Missouri/ Postmarked Ayr CW March 11 1873

      Dear Friends
      You will now be looking for a letter from me at least that you incline that way. I daresay I might have written sometime ago but thought uncle Bill would give you a dose to last for a few weeks & then he wrote you back giving you some more. The first news I have is Mrs Pringle has moved to her Village seat she was coming all winter but only got in this week and not very strong since she arrived: the cough troubles her considerable and she is quite failed but we are trying to doctor her up a little The rest of the folks are just as usual all tolerably well and all going prosperously the spring is making its appearence and the weather for a few days has been splendid but the roads are very sloppy The sleighing still continues but then you are aware the people will run sleighs long after the roads are in many places bare. The council talks of giving us a new bridge and one [is] going up at Nithvale and if the Railway comes here and there is little doubt but it will do so then Ayr will be much better for a while at least when building and long after it for it cant possibly

      make us any worse The Charter has been granted and Things look now like a Railway for Ayr and wont that be delightful The prospects are now certainly very good

      This Alexander Kays sale he intends quitting the farming and going to some useful occupation such as a Photographer or some enterprising business where he can loaf 3/4ths of his time...

      Gladstone Letters Volume 1, Kitchener, Public Library

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