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Hugh Cant

Male 1799 - 1867  (68 years)


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  • Name Hugh Cant 
    Born 1799  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1828  Kiltearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Millwright 
    Religion 1851  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbterian 
    Occupation 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mill Wright 
    Religion 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    United Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23586 
    Died 26 Mar 1867  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Person ID I23586  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Family Alison Thom,   b. 1801, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1879  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Alexander Cant,   b. 25 Apr 1827, Kiltearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1861  (Age 34 years)
     2. Adam Cant,   b. 30 Oct 1828, Kiltearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1880, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. John Cant,   b. 1829, Evanton, , Ross and Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1917, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Mayor Hugh Cant,   b. 18 May 1833, Calcairn Mills, Rosshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1917, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Francis Cant,   b. 17 Mar 1835, Kiltearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1865, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     6. William Cant,   b. 7 Apr 1837, Kiltearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1856  (Age 19 years)
     7. Andrew Cant,   b. 12 Mar 1839, Kiltearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Ellen Cant,   b. 1840, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Elizabeth "Eliza" Cant,   b. 15 Jan 1841, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1906, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     10. Helen Cant,   b. 7 Oct 1843, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1927, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     11. George F. Cant,   b. 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F6626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In Galt, on Saturday evening, 24th inst., at half-pst 6 o'clock, Alison, relict of the late Hugh Cant, in the 78th year of her age.

      Galt Reporter May 30 1879 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Hugh Cant/ died 26th Mar. 1867/ aged 67 years/ Alison/ his wife/ died 24th May 1879/ aged 78 years/ Francis/ died 3rd Feb. 1865/ aged 29 years/ Alexander/ died 8th Nov. 1861/ aged 34 years/ sons of Hugh & Alison/ CANT

    2. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Pg.24.

    3. [S1838] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1861, Galt 1861 Div. 5 Page 58.

    4. [S1609] Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, FHL microfilm 990,653, 990,654.
      Adam Cant
      GenderMale
      Christening Date30 Nov 1828
      Christening PlaceKILTEARN,ROSS AND CROMARTY,SCOTLAND
      Birth Date30 Oct 1828
      Father's NameHugh Cant
      Mother's NameEllison Thom

    5. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 27 Mar 1867.
      Cant, Hugh Sr. died 26 Mar 1867 On Tuesday morning, at 5: 45 a.m. Funeral to be at 4 p.m. on the 28th, from his late residence, at the corner of Forbes and Glebe Streets to the Eastern Cemetery [Galt].

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1799 - , Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1828 - Kiltearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Millwright - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbterian - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mill Wright - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Presbyterian - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Mar 1867 - 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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