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

William Alexander Douglas

Male Cal 1855 - 1879  (~ 23 years)


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  • Name William Alexander Douglas 
    Born CALC 8 Sep 1855  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Free Church 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-172302P 
    Died 8 Apr 1879  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Cause: Congestion of Liver 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I172302  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William Douglas,   b. 1808, , Northumberland Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1893, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Margaret Shaw,   b. 1809, Alloa, , Clackmannan, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1858  (Age 49 years) 
    Family ID F224233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 8 Sep 1855 - 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 MapsDied - Cause: Congestion of Liver - 8 Apr 1879 - North Dumfries Twp., 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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  • Notes 
    • William Alexander Douglas - In North Dumfries, on Tuesday evening, 8th April, at half-past 9 o'clock, William Alexander Douglas, aged 23 years and 7 months. The decea sed was an exemplary young man, and his early death has caused sincere regret amongst his numerous friends and acquaintances.

      Galt Reporter - 11 April 1879, page 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 6 Page 48.

    2. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Margaret Shaw/ wife of/ William Douglas/ a native of/ Alloa, Stirlingshire, Scot./ who died/ June 25,1858/ aged 49 years/ also their son/ William Alex./ who died/ Apr.8,1879/ aged 23 years/ and 7 months

    3. [S1338] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), Obituary of William Alexander Douglas - 11 April 1879.

    4. [S1338] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), Obituary of William Alexander Douglas - Apr 11 1879 pg 3.