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Francis Cant

Male 1835 - 1865  (29 years)


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  • Name Francis Cant 
    Born 17 Mar 1835  Kiltearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    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
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23785 
    Died 3 Feb 1865  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I23785  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Hugh Cant,   b. 1799, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1867, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Alison Thom,   b. 1801, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1879  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F6626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In Galt, on Friday evening last, 3rd inst., at 10 o'clock, Mr. Francis Cant, aged 29 years. The deceased was much respected by a large circle of friends and acquaintances.

      Galt Reporter Feb 10 1865 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. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 3 Feb 1865.
      Cant, Francis died 3 Feb 1865 Of Galt; age 29 years.

    4. [S1609] Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, FHL microfilm 990,653, 990,654.
      Francies Cant
      GenderMale
      Birth Date17 Mar 1835
      BirthplaceKILTEARN,ROSS AND CROMARTY,SCOTLAND
      Father's NameHugh Cant
      Mother's NameEllison Thom

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Mar 1835 - 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 - Presbyterian - 1851 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Feb 1865 - 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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