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

Henry Haddington Date

Male 1818 - 1905  (86 years)


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  • Name Henry Haddington Date 
    Born 24 Dec 1818  , Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    merchant 
    Occupation 1852  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    merchant 
    Historic Building 1858  211 Water St. N., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    stone house 
    • Stone house built in 1868 by Henry Harrington.
    Historic Building 1858  211 Water St. N., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    stone house 
    • Stone house built in 1868 by Henry Harrington. Later owned by Henry H. Date
    Historic Building 1858  211 Water St. N., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    stone house 
    • Stone house built in 1868 by Henry Harrington. Later owned by Henry H. Date
    Interesting house, business, life story 
    Occupation 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Manufacturer 
    Religion 1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Church of England 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-25950 
    Died 15 Jan 1905  Montreal, Ile De Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I25950  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2020 

    Father Samuel Date,   b. 1789, Cornwall, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1862, Lexington, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Susan Jane "Jane" Havill,   b. 1793, Exeter, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F229008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Louise Distin,   b. 7 Oct 1824, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1903, Montreal, Ile De Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Amelia Maria Date,   b. 9 Oct 1850, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1908, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F15598  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry Haddington Date was born 24 Dec 1818 in Devonshire, England. Educated at the Sidcote Grammar School and came to Canada in 1834 settling at Burlington become coming to Galt. he was a manufacturer establishing the Galt Edge Tool Co. In 1851 aces from the factory won medals at the World's Fair in London England. He was Captain of the Galt Rifle Company in 1857, he left Galt about 1863 after a fire of his factory. He died in Montreal in 1905 and is buried in the Trinity Anglican Cemetery

      Cambridge Mosiac, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [abbreviated snippet from original text in book]

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      "Mr. Date informs us that he has no intention of withdrawing his establishment from Galt and will continue to carry on the business here with increased vigor."

      "Galt Edge Tool Factory" Dumfries Reformer, 6 March 1867 p. 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Div 1 Pg 11.
      Henry H. DATE Merchant England Episcopalian 28
      Maria DATE England Episcopalian 22
      Amelia M. DATE Upper Canada Episcopalian 2
      James DATE Clerk England Episcopalian 21 not a member of the family
      Jane MARTIN Spinster Upper Canada Presbyterian 18 not a member of the family

    2. [S505] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Trinity Anglican (Galt) CC#4497 Internet Link .
      Henry Harrington Date/ born in Devonshire, Eng./ Dec. 24th 1818/ died in Montreal, Que./ Jan. 15th 1905/ his wife/ Maria Louise Diston/ born in Cincinnati, Ohio/ Oct. 7th 1824/ died in Montreal, Que./ Mar. 3rd 1903

    3. [S1838] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1861, Galt 1861 Div. 1 Page 5.

    4. [S2598] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Trinity Anglican Cemetery Internet Link.
      [East] Rienzi Athol MAINWARING/ born in St. George, Ont./ Nov. 30th 1848/ died in Montreal, Que./ Aug. 3rd 1905/ his wife/ Amelia Maria DATE/ born in Galt, Ont./ Oct. 9th, 1850/ died in Toronto, Ont./ June 27th 1908/
      [West] Henry Harrington DATE/ born in Devonshire, Eng./ Dec. 24th 1818/ died in Montreal, Que./ Jan. 15th 1905/ his wife/ Maria Louise DISTON/ born in Cincinnati, Ohio/ Oct. 7th 1824/ died in Montreal, Que./ Mar. 3rd 1903/

    5. [S313] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1851, Div 1 Pg 11.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1818 - , Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - merchant - 1852 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - merchant - 1852 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - stone house - 1858 - 211 Water St. N., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - stone house - 1858 - 211 Water St. N., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - stone house - 1858 - 211 Water St. N., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manufacturer - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 1905 - Montreal, Ile de Montreal, Quebec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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