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

Alexander Adair[1]

Male 1811 - 1871  (60 years)


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  • Name Alexander Adair 
    Born 1811  , Wigtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1839  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Land 1861  North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 04, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Land 1861  North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 05, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Directory 1864  North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 04, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Concession 08 Lot 05, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-161186P 
    Died 15 Oct 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cause: Inflammation 
    Buried Pioneer Pergola Cemetery, St. Andrew's Park, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I161186  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 

    Family 1 Agnes McNeil,   b. 1816, Draswalt, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1846  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1839  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Jean A. "Jeanie" Adair,   b. 15 Dec 1839, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1914, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Margaret Adair,   b. 1841, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1881  (Age 40 years)
     3. John McNeil Adair,   b. 29 Aug 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1923, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Agnes Adair,   b. Oct 1845, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1846  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F8745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Young,   b. 1811, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 26 Jun 1849  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Children 
     1. Robert Gib,   b. 1849, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F40239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 ?,   b. CA 1815,   d. Bef 1871  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Children 
     1. Jane Adair,   b. 1839, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Margaret Adair,   b. 1841, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1881  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F274341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In East Dumfries, on Sabbath afternoon, the 15th inst., Mr. Alexander Adair, aged 60 years. Mr. Adair was a native of Wigtownshire, Scotland, and emigrated to this section of Canada about 40 years ago, where he since resided.

      Galt Reporter Oct 20 1871 pg 2.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Adair Born: Dumfries Res: Dumfries Age: 24 Father: Alexander Mother: Agnes McNeil Born: 1843 Spouse: Elizabeth Keachie Age: 23 born: Beverly Township Res: Beverly Township Born: 1844 Father: James B. Mother: Mary McKenzie married 14 Jun 1867

    2. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 1, Pg. 9.

    3. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 8 Page 61.

    4. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Sect. 1 Page 24.

    5. [S507] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - First United Presbyterian.
      Alexander Adair, married Agnes McNeill, Both of Dumfries. 1 Mar. 1839, Dumfries. Witnesses James Scott and Thomas Moffat.

    6. [S498] Map - Tremaine's 1861 Map of Waterloo County.
      Alex Adair Conc. X Lots 4/5

    7. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864, pg 22.
      Alexander Adair, North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 4, freeholder

    8. [S793] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), "death notice of Alexander Adair," 20 Oct 1871, p. 2.

    9. [S906] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Alexander MacGregor Marriage Records.

    10. [S798] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - Associate Presbyterian (First United).

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1811 - , Wigtonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1839 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jun 1849 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1861 - North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 04, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1861 - North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 05, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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 - Presbyterian - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1864 - North Dumfries Concession 10 Lot 04, 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 - 1871 - North Dumfries Concession 08 Lot 05, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Inflammation - 15 Oct 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pioneer Pergola Cemetery, St. Andrew's Park, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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