Waterloo Region Generations
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David Douglas Wilson

David Douglas Wilson

Male 1839 - 1925  (85 years)

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  • Name David Douglas Wilson 
    Born 2 Jun 1839  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1859  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Teacher 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Free Church 
    Occupation 1891  Seaforth, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    egg dealer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-250507 
    Died 23 Feb 1925  , York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I250507  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Wilson,   b. Abt 1810,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret,   b. Abt 1810, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F33767  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Richardson,   b. CALC 30 Jun 1836, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1885, Seaforth, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1859  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F44628  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    David Douglas Wilson
    David Douglas Wilson
    The Canadian Album - Men of Canada or Success by Example (Brantford, Ontario, Canada: Bradley Garretson & Co., 1891)

  • Notes 
    • DAVID DOUGLAS WILSON, Seaforth, Ont., was born June 2nd, 1839, in North Dumfries, Waterloo County. He received his education at the public schools and Galt Grammar School. He obtained a first-class certificate and taught his old school in North Dumfries for five years. In 1865 his eyesight failing him, he engaged in the egg business, which has now reached gigantic proportions, shipping something like a million and a half dozen per year to New York, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Montreal, Liverpool and London. Mr. Wilson is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and has been an elder for twenty-three years, and Sunday School Superintendent ever since the church at Seaforth was organized. He was reeve of the town for fifteen years, but declined re-election in 1891. He belongs to the Masonic Brotherhood, also to the Royal Templars of Temperance. He was married in 1859 to Helen Richardson, of Waterloo, grand-daughter of Tibbie Shiel, of St. Mary's Cottage, Selkirkshire, Scotland. Mrs. Wilson died in 1885, leaving seven children. He was married again in 1891 to Annie Duthie, of Jarvis, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

      The Canadian Album - Men of Canada or Success by Example (Brantford, Ontario, Canada: Bradley Garretson & Co., 1891)

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Helen Richardson b. Canada res: Waterloo Age: 23 born abt 1836 father: Thomas mother: Christian Anderson married David Dang Age:: 20 born abt 1839 b. Canada Spouse res: North Dumfries married 16 Dec 1859 county: Waterloo

    2. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 10 Page 78.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jun 1839 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Dec 1859 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teacher - 1861 - 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 MapsOccupation - egg dealer - 1891 - Seaforth, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1925 - , York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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