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John Edgar

Male 1830 - 1894  (64 years)


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  • Name John Edgar 
    Born 7 Jun 1830  Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Christened Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/159975328 
    Immigration 26 Jul 1836  New York City, New York, USA. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Free Church 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-160849 
    Died 1 Oct 1894  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Cause: Cause: Heart Disease (2 years) 
    Buried 3 Oct 1894  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I160849  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father James Edgar,   b. 1796, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1873, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Jean Douglas Wallace,   b. 16 May 1798, Mosside, AYR, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1884, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1821  Girvan, , Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F27332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes Anderson,   b. 15 Jan 1833, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1912, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1857 
    Children 
     1. Edgar,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jessie H. Edgar,   b. 1855, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James Alexander Edgar,   b. CALC 7 May 1860, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1936, Wingham, Turnberry Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     4. Agnes Turnbull Edgar,   b. CALC 9 Nov 1864, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1932, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     5. Cameron Anderson Edgar,   b. CALC 7 Mar 1866, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1892, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     6. Margaret Edgar,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Agnes T. Edgar,   b. 9 Nov 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Jeannie Douglas Edgar,   b. 23 Apr 1870, Reidsville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1947, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F34553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died, In North Dumfries, on Monday, Oct. 1st, 1894, at 5 o'clock, P.M., John Edgar, in his 65th year. Funeral On Wednesday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, from his late residence to Ayr Cemetery. Friends and acquaintances respectfully invited.

      Waterloo Historical Society Death Notices Collection - photocopies

  • Sources 
    1. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 67.

    2. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 7 Page 56.

    3. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 1 Page 33.

    4. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 73.

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/Northeast] In/ memory of/ W. A. Reid/ 1871 - 1922/ and his wife/ Jeannie D. Edgar/ 1870 - 1947/ Agnes T. dau. of/ J. & A. Edgar/ 1864 - 1932
      [Right/Southeast] In/ memory of/ Jas. A. Edgar/ beloved Husband of/ Margaret Forrest/ 1860 - 1936/ Margaret Forrest/ 1862 - 1950/ Edna F. Houze/ beloved daughter of/ Jas. A. & Margaret/ Edgar/ 1888 - 1926
      [A] Father
      [Back/Southwest] In/ memory of/ John Edgar/ died Oct. 1, 1894;/ aged 64 years./ Agnes Anderson/ his wife/ born Jan. 15, 1833/ died Apr. 22, 1912.
      [B] Mother
      [Left/Southeast] In/ memory of/ Cameron A./ beloved son of/ John & Agnes/ Edgar,/ died Sep. 7, 1892;/ aged/ 26 Yrs. & 6 Mos./ also an Infant son/ born Jan. 7,/ died Jan. 9, 1859/ Margaret Singer/ beloved wife of/ Cameron Edgar/ Mar. 20, 1868 - Jan. 13, 1947

    6. [S1609] Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, Dunlop Parish Register, FamilySearch Film No. 1041341.
      "Edgar John son to James Edgar Smith in town and Jean Wallace his wife born 7th(?) June 1830 and baptised 10th ???? month by Mr. Steven"

    7. [S2480] New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [Ancestry.com], Arrival Date: 26 Jul 1836 Port of Departure: Greenock, Scotland Port of Arrival: New York, New York Ship Name: Glide.
      Jas Edgar Age: 40 - farmer
      Jean 39
      Thomas 12
      Hellen 11
      Elizabeth 9
      Ann 7
      Mary 6
      John 4
      Alex 2
      James 1
      Mrs. Wallace 64
      Sarah 35
      Helen 22

    8. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 72.

    9. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: John Edgar Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1830 Birth Place: Scotland Age at Death: 64 Death Date: 1 Oct 1894 Death Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    10. [S1788] Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910.
      MARRIAGE: 'James Edgar in the Parish of Girvan & Jean Wallace in this parish have given in their names for proclamation in order to their marriage July 28 1821'

      Film No. 1041339 Image 385

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jun 1830 - Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - - Dunlop, , Ayr, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 26 Jul 1836 - New York City, New York, USA. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 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 MapsResidence - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Heart Disease (2 years) - 1 Oct 1894 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Oct 1894 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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