Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John Kennedy Dryden

Male 1845 - 1914  (68 years)


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  • Name John Kennedy Dryden 
    Born 4 Apr 1845  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Free Church 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laborer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-156139 
    Died 21 Jan 1914  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Cause: Cancer 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Person ID I156139  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Andrew Dryden,   b. CALC 30 Sep 1817, , Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1879, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth Kennedy,   b. CALC 1 May 1818, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1880, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Family ID F20701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth "Betsy" Biggar,   b. 29 Sep 1854, Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1918, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married May 1876  [4
    Children 
     1. Andrew Biggar Dryden,   b. 4 Jul 1877, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Margaret Alice "Maggie" Dryden,   b. 11 Oct 1879, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Thomas Dryden,   b. 1885, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Janet Fulton Dryden,   b. 15 Nov 1889, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Private Walter Davidson Dryden,   b. 29 Aug 1894, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1917, near, Loos, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F24631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth "Betsy" Biggar,   b. 18 Sep 1854, Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1918, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 31 May 1876  Sydenham Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F272727  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-2 Page 2.

    2. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 38.

    3. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 6 Page 47.

    4. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 18.

    5. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 66.

    6. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, M., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, M. (2017). John Kennedy Dryden (1845-1914) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 13 December 2017, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/142079468.

    7. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      In memory of/ John K. DRYDEN/ Apr. 4, 1845 - Jan. 21, 1914 / Elizabeth BIGGAR/ his wife/ Sep. 28 1854 - Aug. 30, 1918/ Pte. Walter D. son/ killed in action Battle of Lens/ Aug. 15, 1917/ aged 23 years/

    8. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 031895 (1914).
      Name:John Kennedy Dryden Gender:Male Age:68 Birth Date:abt 1846 Birth Place:North Dumfries Death Date:21 Jan 1914 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death:Cancer

    9. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 003088 (1876).
      Name:John Kennedy Dryden Age:31 Birth Year:abt 1845 Birth Place:Ontario Marriage Date:31 May 1876 Marriage Place:Grey, Ontario, Canada Father:Andrew Dryden Mother:Elisabeth Dryden Spouse:Elisabeth Biggar

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Apr 1845 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Church - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 May 1876 - Sydenham Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cancer - 21 Jan 1914 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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