Waterloo Region Generations
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William Sangster

Male 1817 - 1890  (73 years)


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  • Name William Sangster 
    Born 8 Mar 1817  , Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Free Church Presbyterian 
    Residence 1864  Crook's Tract, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1870  Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-273136 
    Died 17 Apr 1890  [4
    Buried Brashear Cemetery, Salt River Township, Adair County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I273136  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Father William Sangster,   b. 1786, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother ?,   b. CA 1787,   d. Bef 1861  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Family ID F273629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret,   d. CA 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jessie Sangster,   b. 1843, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1899  (Age 56 years)
     2. Margaret T. "Maggie" Sangster,   b. 24 Apr 1846, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1925, Brashear, Adair, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. George Sangster,   b. Nov 1847, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F60641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary,   b. 1833, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Mary Sangster,   b. 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Sangster,   b. 8 Feb 1853, Winterbourne, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1893, , Adair Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     3. James Sangster,   b. 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jane "Jennie" Sangster,   b. 25 Oct 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1927, Salt River Township, Adair Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. Elspeth "Elsie" Sangster,   b. 22 Jul 1859, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1928, Salt River Township, Adair Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Sangster,   b. 19 Aug 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1928, Brashear, Adair, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F232715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DIED.

      Sangster\emdash In Brashear, April 16, 1890, William Sangster, Sen., aged 73 years, one month and eight days. Deceased was born in Aberdenshire, Scotland; emigrated to Canada when twenty-one years old; moved to Missouri in 1869, and located on a farm near Brashear where he has since resided. His health had been poor more than a month. His funeral was preached by Rev. G. W. Sharp, at the M. E. church in Brashear, April 17. People testified their respect for the deceased by attending the funeral service in large numbers.

      Weekly Graphic, Kirksville, Missouri, 25 Apr 1890, Fri Page 3, Column 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S1581] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851 Agricutural, Div. 2, Pg. 31.

    2. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 6 Page 59.

    3. [S2374] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1870 9th Census, Census Place: Township 62 Range 14, Adair, Missouri; Roll: M593_755; Page: 98A Kirksville Post Office.
      William Sangstar 52 Scotland
      Margaret 24 Canada
      Mary 20
      Jane 17
      William 18
      James 16
      Elspath 10
      Elizbeth 8

    4. [S3172] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/54490663/william-sangster.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1817 - , Aberdeenshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Free Church Presbyterian - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
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